WASHINGTON COUNTY — A Meigs County man was arrested on Monday in Washington County after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Meigs County.
According to a news release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, WCSO Deputy Robert McKee assisted the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office in reference to a stolen vehicle. Meigs County requested the WCSO patrol Sealy Ridge Road for a stolen 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer. After an extensive search the Trailblazer was located at 2346 Sealy Ridge Road in Dunham Township.
Deputy McKee located the vehicle and suspect, Christopher Griffin, who reportedly admitted to driving the vehicle to the Sealy Ridge Road address after stealing it from a business in Meigs County.
The vehicle was returned to the owner and Christopher Corey Griffin, age 34, 52031 Rye Road, Reedsville, Ohio, was placed under arrest for receiving stolen property, a fourth degree felony.
Griffin was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing and will appear in Marietta Municipal Court.