For the Record


Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Day shift

May 14

Theft — Sgt. Griffin took a complaint of a vehicle that had been vandalized and had parts stolen from it at a residence on Richards Road. The incident remains under investigation.

Burglary — Deputy Snoke responded to a report of a burglary on Seneca Drive. The home was entered and multiple items taken. A suspect has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

Alarm drop — Deputies responded to an alarm drop at the Ohio Valley Animal Clinic. The clinic was found to be secure.

May 17

Traffic stop — Deputy Perry conducted a traffic stop on State Route 7 on a vehicle that had a fictitious registration. One male passenger, Gary L. Withrow Jr., age 48, of Sidney, Ohio, was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Middleport and a female passenger was charged with possession of marijuana.

Deputies completed multiple transports of inmates for the purposes of court hearings and prison sentences. Deputies also served or attempted to serve numerous papers as part of their continuing service to the courts.

Night shift

May 15

Prowler call — Deputy Stacy and Sgt. Jones responded to a residence on Skinner Road in reference to subjects out in a field with flashlights. The area was check and nobody was found.

House checks — Six house checks were conducted and found secured

May 16

Burglary call — Sgt. Jones responded to Dusky Street in Syracuse for a possible burglary. Caller stated she just got back home and thinks someone is in her house. Caller stated that she has been sitting on the porch and had been hearing noises inside the residence. Sgt. Jones checked the residence with the home owner and nothing was found.

House checks — Six house checks were conducted and found secured

May 17

Breaking and entering — Deputies responded to Tanners Run Road in reference to a complaint that there were two male subjects trying to break into the building. Complainant advised the males had no shirts on and was wearing blue jeans. After searching the area, Adam Barton, age 37, of Racine and Shannon Morarity, age 40, of Racine were arrested on outstanding warrants out of Pomeroy and Middleport Mayors Court. Also, Makayla Findley, age 21, of Racine was arrested for OMVI and transported to the Middleport Jail pending a court appearance.