For the Record: Meigs County Sheriff’s Office


Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Night shift

April 17

Noise complaint (11:30 p.m.) — Deputy Stacy responded to a noise complaint on Fourth Street, Racine. Caller advised their neighbors have a lawn mower running keeping everyone up. Deputy Stacy patrolled the area and determined the resident with the lawn mower had finished for the night.

April 18

Alarm call (8:36 p.m.) — Sgt. Jones responded to a panic alarm activated by a key fob for Buckeye Valley Outdoors at 33091 Highland Road Pomeroy. The business was closed at the time of the call so Sgt. Jones checked all the windows and doors. There were no signs of entry.

April 20

Suspicious person/vehicle (1:55 a.m.): Sheriff Wood and Deputy Fennel responded to Cremeans Road, Rutland, for a suspicious person/vehicle. Caller advised she’s been hearing an ATV outside of her residence for about an hour. She further stated that she heard someone grab her door knob and rattle the door. She can still hear the ATV outside and thinks they are going up and down the road and would like a unit to come out and check. Sheriff Wood and Deputy Fennel patrolled the area and were unable to find the ATV.

April 21

Prowlers — Dispatch received a call from a resident of Vance Road near Harrisonville, advising that there were three people with flashlights in the woods behind his house. Deputies were dispatched to the call and spoke with the caller that advised that they had been back there for about three hours. Deputies checked the area and spoke with a neighbor that advised they had not seen anything. Deputies also patrolled the roads in the area looking for any vehicles parked along the road that did not belong in the area. No one was located and no further action was taken on this call.

April 22

Disorderly while intoxicated — A resident of State Route 124, Reedsville, called dispatch advising that his nephew is drunk and is fighting with everyone at his house and has broken a glass and cut him with it. As deputies arrived on scene the nephew fled into the woods on foot. An extensive search was conducted and he was not located. While speaking with the caller and other family members it was determined that the caller’s glass cut was not an intentional act by the nephew. However, several verbal threats were made to family members during the incident by him. A report was taken concerning the incident and charges are pending for domestic violence by threats and resisting arrest for fleeing into the woods.

April 23

Run-a-way — Dispatch received a call from the father of a 13-year-old girl stating she that had run away from home on King Hill Road, Pomeroy. Approximately the same time, dispatch received a call from a home on Kingsbury Road that they had a young girl that had run away from home there claiming she had been abused. A deputy was sent to the home on Kingsbury Road and picked the girl up. She was taken to the Sheriff’s Office and Children Services was contacted and came to the office to speak to her about the abuse accusation. After an investigation by the Sheriff’s Deputy and Children Services Representative the child was returned to the care of her parents and they were referred to Juvenile Court for charges of unruly.

Day shift

April 16

Investigate complaint — Deputies responded to a domestic complaint call on Third Street in Syracuse. No charges were filed because neither party wished to cooperate.

Theft — Sgt. Griffin took a theft report of cash being stolen. Charges have been filed through the Meigs County Court on the suspect.

April 18

Theft — Deputy Perry is investigating the theft of a rototiller from a residence located on Adams Road. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office.

Theft — The office received a call from Buckeye Electric in reference to someone tampering with a meter and illegally using electricity. This incident remains under investigation.

Investigate complaint — Deputies responded to a residence on New Lima Road to assist EMS with a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the ER by Meigs County EMS units. An investigation is pending.

Vandalism — Sgt. Griffin is investigating a report of vehicular vandalism at a home on Happy Hollow Road. The incident remains under investigation.

Well being checks — Deputies conducted multiple well-being checks during the past week.