Friday, August 17, 2018

Grand Jury indicts Gallipolis man on child rape charge

GALLIPOLIS – The man arrested last month following an investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) for the alleged rape of a 9-year-old girl was indicted by the Gallia County Grand Jury. Stephen...

Crown City man indicted for illegal conveyance

GALLIPOLIS – The Crown City man who was arrested in connection with the search for James E. Gardner has been indicted by the Gallia County Grand Jury for illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse...

Burglar expected to receive 11 years in prison following plea

GALLIPOLIS - Donald C. Wray, 34, pleaded guilty to eight counts of burglary and one count of breaking and entering in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday. In consideration of his...

W.Va. man charged with OVI in three vehicle accident in Rio Grande

RIO GRANDE – A Letart, W.Va. man faces numerous charges following a three vehicle accident at the intersection of Ohio 325 and Ohio 588 on Wednesday afternoon. Bruce M. Friend, 38, was charged with operating...

Sheriff’s Office updates Commission on budgets

GALLIPOLIS – During the Gallia County Commission meeting on Tuesday, Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning discussed the status of the budgets for the Sheriff’s Office, Work Release Center and Jail with the commissioners. According...

Man granted judicial release sent back to prison

GALLIPOLIS – A Crown City man who was granted judicial release after being sentenced to prison for fleeing and eluding is back in prison after violating the terms of his community control. Nathan Halley,...

K9 teams train before certification

RIO GRANDE – K9 teams spent Tuesday afternoon with trainer Matt Champlin at the old Rio Grande Elementary doing last minute preparations for certification testing. Champlin serves as a trainer at the Pine Grove...

Sheriff calls number of burglaries unprecedented

GALLIPOLIS – Anyone who has been a victim of burglary can tell you about the feelings of fear, anger and violation that go hand in hand with such a crime. Often, what is stolen...

Burglar headed to prison

GALLIPOLIS – Robert A. Gullett, 29, who was indicted for burglary, theft and fleeing and eluding after burglarizing a Harrisburg Road residence in June and leading law enforcement on a pursuit from Ohio...

Indictments handed down in two high profile cases

GALLIPOLIS – The Gallia County pastor arrested last week on charges of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor was arraigned in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas today after being indicted by the...

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