For the Record: Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Day shift

Feb. 19

Medic Assist — Sgt. Griffin responded to a residence on Eagle Ridge Road about a call for assistance for EMS. Sgt. Griffin cleared the scene and canceled EMS per the homeowner’s request.

Investigate complaint — Deputies responded to a verbal argument at a residence on Enterprise Road. Deputies took a statement from a male subject and determined that no criminal action had taken place.

Medic Assist — Deputies were called to Arbors of Pomeroy nursing home due to a male resident being combative. Deputies arrived and cleared the scene and the male was later transported to Holzer ER in Gallipolis by Portsmouth ambulance.

Alarm Drop — Sgt. Griffin responded to an active alarm located on Baily Run Road. A family member was on scene and stated that it was a false alarm and the residence was secure.

Feb. 20

Investigate complaint — Deputies received a call from a residence located in Pageville stating that a male subject had just been assaulted. Upon arrival, deputies were able to view video surveillance showing the alleged altercation. Matthew Ty Gilmore, age 22, from Pageville was arrested for assault and transported to the Sheriff’s Office.

Investigate complaint — Deputy Hupp was called to a home in Pomeroy to investigate a juvenile who may be in possession of marijuana. Deputy Hupp was able to recover evidence that appeared to be marijuana. The juvenile has been charged through Juvenile Court.

Theft — Deputy Perry received a complaint of a stolen firearm from a residence on Roy Jones Road. The victim stated the Glock 19 semi auto pistol was in a case, along with 3 magazines. There was no forced entry into the home. The incident remains under investigation.

Investigate complaint — Deputy Perry received a report alleging the theft on money from a deceased male’s bank account. Approximately $11,000 has been reported missing. The incident remains under investigation.

Feb. 22

Well-being check — The office received a call from Adult Protective Services, requesting a well-being check on a female located on Silver Ridge Road. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with the female who stated she was fine and did not require our assistance.

Investigate complaint — The office received a report of a male who had been missing for the past 24 hours. Information was obtained for a report and surrounding agencies were notified. The male was located the following day in good condition.

Sex offender — Sgt. Patterson registered one sex offender.

Theft — Deputy Snoke is investigating the theft through an online purchase. The reporting individual reportedly purchased a firearm through an online purchase, paid for the item, but has not received the firearm. The investigation is ongoing.

Court — Deputies took six prisoners for court appearances and transported one prisoner back to prison.

Feb. 23

Sex offender — Sgt. Patterson registered one sex offender.

Pursuit — Deputy Chris Jones attempted to stop Anthony Davis, age 29, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant and is also a suspect in another criminal investigation. Davis refused to stop and was pursued through parts of Meigs and Vinton Counties. He was later arrested by Deputy Jones and is currently in jail.

Probation — Adult Parole Authority Officer Congrove and Sgt. Patterson verified the address of four people who are on probation and/or sex offenders and did home checks. Court Officer Tucker and Sgt. Patterson also completed home checks on several people who are on probation.

Feb. 24

Sex offender — Sgt. Patterson registered one sex offender.

Drugs — Deputy Myers is investigating a report of a black bookbag found along the road that may contain some drugs. Deputy Myers collected the book bag and is continuing with the investigation.

Four-wheelers — Sgt. Patterson took a report of four-wheelers driving on Noble Summit Road blocking traffic. Sgt. Patterson patrolled the area but didn’t locate the four-wheeler.

Court papers — Sgt. Patterson served two court papers.

Bond revocation/drugs — Court Officer Tucker went to a residence in Pomeroy to check on Robert Qualls age 38, who was out on bond with a GPS house arrest bracelet. Tucker determined that Qualls had allegedly been tampering with the GPS monitor and Qualls was taken back into custody. A search of Qualls residence allegedly turned up a small amount of a substance believed to be drugs. Charges may be filed when analysis results are received from the lab.

Feb. 25

Court papers — Sgt. Patterson served one court paper.

Domestic — Deputy Snoke assisted Middleport Police with a domestic violence call on Beech Street.

EMS assist — Sgt. Patterson assisted EMS with an elderly woman, at Brown’s Trailer Park, who was having trouble breathing. The woman was transported to Meigs ER by the squad.

Criminal damage — Deputy King took a report of a female allegedly causing damage to a computer at Alligator Jacks. The incident was caught on camera and the investigation continues.

Meth lab — Deputy Snoke investigated a report of a possible Meth Lab discarded on Blake Hill. When Deputy Snoke arrived on scene he determined it was a meth lab and called out Deputy Barnhart, Meigs County Sheriff’s Office Meth Tech, who determined it to be a hydrochloric gas generator commonly used in the process of manufacturing methamphetamine. Deputy Barnhart packaged all harmful material for proper disposal.

Attempted theft — Deputy Snoke took a report from and individual who reported that he returned home and noticed a strange vehicle sitting in the parking lot of his business so he went to check it out. He walked around the back of his garage and reportedly caught Blake Humphrey, age 26, in one of his vehicles allegedly with the car radio “in his hands.” The individual held Humphrey at the scene until Deputy Snoke arrived and took him into custody. Charges were filed against Humphrey and he was later released.

Feb. 26

Alarm Drop — Sgt. Griffin responded to a garage alarm at a residence in Burlingham. The house and the garage were cleared and appeared to be secure. No sign of entry was found.

Investigate complaint — Deputies responded to a report of stolen items from a vehicle located on Trouble Creek Road. The victim reported multiple items were missing from his truck. The incident remains under investigation.

Feb. 27

Assault — Deputy Perry took a call from a male alleging he had been assaulted on Saturday night at the Mizway. Charges are pending in county court on the suspect.

Feb. 28

Investigate complaint — Deputy Hupp received a call from Eastern High School in reference to an alleged assault of a juvenile. Deputy Hupp and Child Protective Services are investigating the incident.

March 1

Burglary — Deputy Perry responded to a burglary call at a foreclosed home on Old State Route 346 in Columbia Township. It appeared that forced entry had been made. An investigation is ongoing.

Deputies transported several males to prison during the week. Deputies also transported both males and females to and from court.

Editor’s Note: Night shift reports for the same time period will appear in the Tuesday edition of The Daily Sentinel and will be available online at