Tuesday, January 23, 2018

GPD Officer shot responding to domestic call; man taken into custody

* Update 8:19 a.m. : According to Gallipolis Police Department, Officer Bartels is out of surgery and is reportedly doing well. He will be in the Intensive Care Unit for observation, but is...

Domestic case leads to another arson charge

GALLIPOLIS – A Gallipolis woman faces domestic violence and arson charges after allegedly slashing a tent while her husband was inside, then setting fire to the tent. According to the report, her husband, Joshua D....

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....

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