For the Record: MCSO

Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Day Shift

July 17

Vandalism — Deputy Riley is investigating reported vandalism to Meigs High School softball field. If anyone has any information about this case call 740-992-3371.

July 18

Alarm — Deputy Snoke responded to an alarm at a residence on Red Hill Road. Deputy Snoke checked the residence and everything was secure. Unknown what activated the alarm.

Suicide threats — Sgt. Patterson and Deputy Snoke responded to a residence where a male subject was allegedly threatening suicide. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the male subject who was upset over some personal problems but said he had no intentions to hurt himself. There were other adults in residence who were going to be there with the subject the rest of the night. No further action taken.

Court papers — Deputies served two court papers.

July 19

Accidental shooting — Deputy Snoke responded to Holzer Meigs ER on a report of a male with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. After speaking with the victim and witnesses to the incident it was determined to be an accident. No further action taken.

July 20

Assist EMS — Sgt. Griffin secured a residence in Minersville for EMS due to a call of a male who had been found unresponsive. A preliminary investigation determined that the male subject had passed due to natural causes.

Investigate complaint — Deputies did a well-being check on a male subject living on Blind Hollow. The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office stated that the male was at Woodland Centers the day before and had left without getting proper treatment.

Alarm drop — Sgt Griffin responded to an alarm drop at a residence in Letart. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a dog inside the residence was responsible for the alarm.

Civil dispute — Deputy Snoke handled a call over a dispute of property at a residence in Reedsville. It was determined the dispute was civil and both parties were advised to contact their attorneys.

Investigate complaint — Deputy Patterson responded to a home near Rutland for an unresponsive male. Assistant Coroner Susan Mansfield arrived on scene and determined that the male had passed away due to natural causes.

July 21

Investigate complaint — Deputy Snoke responded to a fight call at a residence in Racine. Upon arrival, all parties had left the area and nobody answered the door at the residence.

July 22

Investigate complaint — Deputy Patterson was called to a residence on Paulins Hill Road in reference to a domestic dispute. An investigation determined the verbal argument was over residency of a male and it was determined he no longer lives at the residence and was asked to leave.

Investigate complaint — Deputies handled a burglary call at a residence on Carr Road. A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

Night Shift

July 17

Suspicious vehicle — Sgt. Jones responded to Ball Run for a vehicle in the roadway. On his arrival, he found a vehicle that was partially in the roadway. Sgt. Jones was unable to locate the owner of the vehicle. Riverside Towing was contacted to remove the vehicle for public safety.

Assist Ohio State Patrol — Deputy Stacy and Sgt. Jones assisted OSP with a vehicle accident on Forest Run Road.

July 20

Neighbor dispute — Deputy King responded to the area of Bald Knob and Trouble Creek roads in reference to a neighbor dispute regarding trash and boards with nails in them. A report and statement were taken at the scene.

Stolen license plate — Deputy Jones responded to State Route 684 Pomeroy for a reported stolen license plate. Caller had advised that the license plates were stolen from his truck. Report was taken at the scene.

Loud music — Deputy King patrolled Dewitt’s Run Road for a report loud music. Nothing was found.

Loud music — Deputy Fennell and Deputy Jones patrolled the area of State Route 684 around Wisteria for a report of loud music. Deputy Jones spoke to the front gate official of Wisteria and he stated he would have it turned down.

Burglary — Deputies Fennell, Jones and Sgt. Jones responded to State Route 124, Reedsville, for a burglary in progress. The caller advised that she came home and found a unknown male in her residence. She stated the suspect ran by her and out her front door. The scene was processed and the area was searched. The unknown male was not located. Anyone with information in this matter is ask to contact Deputy Fennell at the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.

Prowler — Deputy Fennell and Sgt. Jones responded to Carpenter Hill Road for a possible prowler. Caller stated someone was knocking on her door and she could see a flashlight around her house. The area was searched and nothing was found.

July 21

Burglary — Dispatch received a call from a resident of Paulins Hill Road, Langsville, advising that someone had broken into her house and stole several items. A deputy arrived and completed a report. The incident remains under investigation.

July 22

Criminal damaging — Dispatch received a call from a resident of Happy Hollow Road regarding his car smoking and it looked like someone cut his radiator hose. A deputy was sent to the scene to take a report. The damage appeared to be just a busted hose from normal wear and usage. No further action was taken on this call.

July 23

Domestic — Dispatch received a call from a resident of State Route 124, Reedsville, advising that her boyfriend came home intoxicated and starting fighting with her. She left the home and called for help from her parent’s house. Deputies arrived and spoke with the caller who stated that she was not assaulted but was threatened. Deputies went to the residence on State Route 124 to speak with the boyfriend about the alleged incident but were unable to contact him. Charges are pending for domestic violence by threat.

Domestic — Dispatch received a call from a resident of Blake Hill Road, Pomeroy, advising that his dad, Brian McClintock, allegedly choked him and spit in his face. Deputies were dispatched and arrived on scene and made contact with the caller and suspect. After speaking with the victim and receiving a written statement from him about the incident Brian McClintock, age 43, was arrested for the alleged domestic and incarcerated until he appears in County Court on the charge.

Stolen car — A resident of Apple Grove Dorcas Road, Racine, came to the Sheriff’s Office and reported her 2004 Black Monte Carlo stolen. She advised that she had seen a Middleport man backing her car out of her driveway. While the reporting individual was still at the office completing the report, the vehicle was recovered in Middleport by a Middleport officer. She was transported to Middleport to take possession of her vehicle and advised to return to the office and finish the report. The suspect was located and picked up by deputies and taken to the Sheriff’s Office for questioning about the alleged theft. When the deputies returned to the office with the suspect they were advised that alleged victim had not returned and completed the required paperwork. The suspect refused to speak with the deputies about the incident and he was released. Unless the victim returns to the office and completes the required report this incident will be closed due to victim refusing to cooperate and no further action will be taken.