Friday, December 15, 2017

Foot chase ends in arrest inside local restaurant

GALLIPOLIS – Gallipolis City Police Officers recently had to chase down two different perpetrators, arresting one of them inside a local restaurant. One runner managed to escape police in a vehicle. The first incident occurred...

One headed to prison, one to rehab, for violating community control

Matthew Eurell, 36, was sentenced to four years and three months in prison for violating his community control. Those violations included failure to report to his community control officers and illegal use of drugs. ...

Gallia County Grand Jury hands down 17 true bills

GALLIPOLIS – The Gallia County Grand Jury handed down 17 true bills during their session on Tuesday. Many of the indictments that come out of Grand Jury are referred to as “secret indictments” and...

Ramey pleads guilty to murder of wife

GALLIPOLIS – David A. Ramey, 38, appeared before Gallia County Court of Common Pleas Judge D. Dean Evans on Monday to plead guilty to murdering his wife, 28 year old Stephanie Ramey. Representing Ramey...

Judge dismisses one charge and upholds one charge in Reitmire prelim

GALLIPOLIS – Jesse Reitmire, 26, Gallipolis appeared before Gallipolis Municipal Court Judge Margaret Evans on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing on felonious assault and aggravated robbery charges that have been filed against him stemming...

WRC inmate garden used to offset costs and give inmates positive activities

CHESHIRE – The Gallia County Work Release Center, which is used to house non-violent offenders, has been up and running for a little over a year. This year, the inmates have taken on a...

Oak Hill man arrested for 4 counts of felony rape of a juvenile

News Release An Oak Hill man has been arrested on 4 counts of Felony Rape and one count of Tampering with Evidence following an investigation by Gallia County Deputies and Ohio BCI&I agents. William H. Simmers...

Gallipolis man indicted for felonious assault

GALLIPOLIS – A Gallipolis man appeared in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas on Monday for arraignment after being indicted for the alleged felonious assault of Leonard New Jr., 28, Vinton on Dec....

RGPD purchases narcotics dog

RIO GRANDE – Thanks to the overwhelming support to the tune of approximately $7,000 in donations, the Rio Grande Police Department now owns a narcotics police dog.The dog is currently in its beginning stages...

Burglary and drug related charges top recent indictments

In the Gallia County Court of Common Please, Tiffanie N French, 28, Gallipolis, one of the two arrested after allegedly staying in the Regency Inn on Upper River Road without checking in, was indicted...

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Drugs and Money seized during investigation

Sheriff Matt Champlin has announced that a search warrant was executed at an apartment in the Gallia Metropolitan Estates apartment complex located on Buckridge Road late Wednesday evening as a part of an ongoing...

County Commissioners recognize Chester “Mike” Polcyn, a.k.a Santa Claus, for his service

During the regular meeting of the Gallia County Commissioners today, Chester "Mike" Polcyn, known to many in the community simply as Santa, was recognized for his service. Gallia County Commission President Harold Montgomery read...

Nona Lee Woodward, 86

Nona Lee Woodward, 86, of Gallipolis, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at her residence. Born November 26, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois, Nona was the daughter of the late Owen O. and...

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Located: GCSO seeking whereabouts of Brittany Frye, 19

UPDATE 1:26 pm: Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin states that Brittany Frye, who walked away from Holzer Medical Center earlier today, has been located. We...