Friday, December 15, 2017

Troopers seize Guns, Crack, Heroin, Cocaine, Rx pills and Marijuana during two traffic stops...

News Release PORTSMOUTH – Two traffic stops in Scioto County within six hours of each other on January 22 yielded two loaded guns, marijuana, crack cocaine, heroin, powder cocaine and thousands of illegal prescription pills. At...

Winter Health and Safety Tips

News Release Winter’s various dangers to people can occur suddenly, like a heart attack while shoveling snow, or slow and stealthily like carbon monoxide poisoning. Hypothermia and frostbite are always a concern, especially for the...

Attorney General’s Active Shooter Training for Educators Begins

News Release (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined educators and law enforcement officers at the first regional "Active Shooter Training for Educators" class taught today in Columbus. Two training sessions are being...

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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...