For the Record: Meigs County Sheriff’s Office


Staff Report



Day Shift

Aug. 16

Assist EMS — Deputy Patterson responded to a residence in Racine on a report of an unresponsive female. Upon arrival, EMS was already treating the patient and she was transported to the Holzer ER.

Missing person — Deputies received a call of a missing female, who after a thorough investigation, was located and found to be safe.

Aug. 17

Theft — Deputy Myers is investigating the theft of a laptop from a residence in Racine.

Aug. 18

Unruly inmate — Deputies had to respond to an inmate who became disorderly while returning from court. Mark Gard reportedly became aggressive with the deputies and had to be restrained. Charges are pending in Meigs County Court.

Aug. 19

Investigate complaint — Deputies responded to residence on Horse Cave Road in reference to a domestic complaint. A male was transported to the Sheriff’s Office and charges are pending.

Intoxicated male — Deputies were called to the fairgrounds in reference to an intoxicated male, who was later taken to his residence by his brother.

Assist OSP — Deputies assisted the Highway Patrol on a crash near Pratts Fork.

Aug. 20

Theft — Deputy Hupp took a report about the theft of an Orange and Black, Can Am X3, side by side. The side by side was stolen from a residence on Success Road. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call 740-992-3371.

Civil dispute — Sgt. Patterson responded to a residence on Naylor’s Run over a dispute about personal property. The parties were able to separate the property without further action.

Medic assist — Sgt. Patterson responded to a residence in Racine on a possible overdose and stayed on scene until EMS transported the subject to the ER.

Aug. 21

Alarm — Deputy Myers responded to an alarm activation on Lasley Street in Pomeroy. Deputy Myers checked the residence and everything seemed secure. It is believed the alarm was activated by an animal.

Sex offender — Deputies registered one sex offender.

Aug. 22

Burglary — Deputy C. Patterson is investigating a burglary on State Route 124 in Reedsville. A man reported a house on his property being entered two times over the last few days. There were cameras at the residence and a suspect has been identified. Charges are pending.

Theft — Deputy Riley handled a report from a waitress at Sikorksi’s Family Restaurant in Racine who reported that four people, from a tree service working in the area, had refused to pay their entire bill before leaving the restaurant. Deputy Riley was able to locate the subjects and the bill was taken care of. No charges were filed.

Night Shift

Aug. 14

Family dispute — Sgt. Jones and Deputy Stacy responded to Chase Run Road reference a family dispute. On Sgt. Jones arrival, he spoke with the male resident who stated that the female had already left and was going to her father’s residence for the night. Dispatcher Sanders confirmed the story by calling the female. No further action was taken in this matter.

Aug. 17

Suspicious person — Deputy King and Sgt. Jones responded to the Pomeroy Pike area in reference to a male hiding behind a pole holding a machete. Robert M. Kauff, 37 of Pomeroy, was found in possession of a 22 cal. long riffle and appeared to be under the influence. He was then released to a family to seek medical treatment and cited to Meigs County Court.

Stolen vehicle/ improper use — Sgt. Jones responded to State Route 684, Pomeroy for a reported stolen vehicle. Report was taken at the residence and a BOLO for the vehicle was sent to surrounding law enforcement agencies

Aug. 22

Suspicious activity — Deputy Stacy responded to the area of Scout Camp Road in reference to an unknown vehicle parked in front of the caller’s house. Deputy Stacy spoke with the occupant of the vehicle and they stated they were going fishing and would be there all night. The caller was advised.

Alarm call — Deputy Stacy responded to the TNT Pit Stop in Chester for an alarm call. The building was checked and found secured.

Assist Holzer security — Deputy Stacy and Sgt. Jones responded to Holzer ER to assist Holzer security with a hostile male. Deputy Stacy remained at the ER until the male became compliant.

Aug. 23

Family dispute — Deputies Fennell and Stacy responded to Bradbury Road in reference to a family dispute. All parties agreed to separate for the night. Information for a report was taken at the residence.

Neighbor dispute — Deputy Fennell and Sgt. Jones responded with Racine Police Department to Walker Alley for a neighbor dispute. The caller stated that he had been having problems with the neighbor’s family that had already left the scene. Report was taken at the scene by Racine Marshal Bell.

Prowler — Sgt. Jones responded to an unoccupied trailer behind Fox’s Pizza in Tuppers Plains. A neighbor called in stating they thought they heard someone in the structure. The residence was found secured.

Assist Holzer security — Deputy Stacy responded to Holzer ER to assist Holzer security with a combative Female. Deputy Stacy remained at ER until the female became compliant.

Fight call — Deputies Stacy and Fennell responded to Mizway Bar for a possible fight in the parking lot. On their arrival, they found three females in a verbal altercation in the parking lot. Patience Johnson, Racine, was arrested and transported to the Athens County Line for a warrant issued by Athens County

Aug. 28

Suspicious persons — Deputies patrolled the area of Rutland and Parkinson Road for two males walking in the roadway that appeared to be impaired according to the caller. The subjects were not located.

Medical assist — Deputies assisted Meigs EMS at a residence on Dyesville Road. The scene was secured until EMS arrival. The patient was transported by EMS.

Aug. 30

Stolen vehicle — Deputies responded to State Route 124 and Rainbow Ridge for a possible vehicle located under a bridge. Deputies located the vehicle and the vehicle owner was notified.

Sept. 1

Man with a gun — Dispatch received a call of a man walking on College Street in Syracuse with a shotgun. Deputies were dispatched and patrolled the area. The subject was not found. No further actions were taken on this call.

Disturbance — Dispatch received a call of a possible domestic on Bradbury Road. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with several subjects there. It was determined to just be a family dispute and no criminal actions had occurred. Subjects were advised to keep it calm for the night. No further action was taken on this call.

Sept. 2

Gun shots — Dispatch received a call advising that someone has fired a gun several times on Limberger Ridge and would like an officer to check it out. A deputy was sent to patrol the area and nothing was found.

Just a reminder — If you reside out in the county several hunting seasons opened on the 1st of September. Hunters will be shooting in the woods and many sportsmen will be target practicing. Unless you observe someone doing something illegal or unsafe we will not interfere with their legal activity.

Suspicious person — Dispatch received a call stating that there is a woman setting at Silver Run Church near Zuspan Hollow, that had been wondering around the area all day. A deputy was sent and made contact with the female. She advised that she has been waiting for a ride that was supposed to come hours ago. Her identification was checked and everything was fine. She advised that she will continue to wait for her ride if that was okay. No further action was taken on this call.

Sept. 3

Theft — Dispatch received a call reporting the theft of a purse and other personal items from an elderly female on East Letart Road, Racine. At about the same time a female came into the Sheriff’s Office wanting advice about the same incident. After speaking with the female in the office and the complainant on the phone it was determined to be a civil matter and not a theft. All parties involved were referred to probate court for further instructions on the guardianship order that was in question.

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Staff Report