For the record


Scam alert

POMEROY — Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley and Director of Victim Assistance Theda Petrasko advise the public to be aware of a telephone scam from unknown individuals who purport to be associated with “the local victim assistance” and who solicit the call recipient’s social security number.

Unless a person is a victim in a pending case or was a victim in a recently closed case, no one from the Meigs County Victim Assistance Program will be calling. Employees of the Meigs County Victim Assistance Program will always identify themselves at the beginning of every telephone call. No one from the Meigs County Victim Assistance Program will make random phone calls requesting a social security number or any other personal information.

If anyone receives a suspicious telephone call from an individual claiming to be associated with a victim assistance program and soliciting personal information, you are asked to report the call to local law enforcement, the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office at 740-992-6371, and the Meigs County Victim Assistance Program at 740-992-1720.

Meigs County Common Pleas Court

Noel sentenced to four years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine

On Monday, Douglas Noel, 29, of Middleport, Ohio, entered guilty pleas to two counts of trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine), each a felony of the third degree. Noel admitted to selling 4.98 grams of methamphetamine on Sept. 17, 2018, and 3.95 grams of methamphetamine on Oct. 1, 2018. Noel was sentenced to 24 months in prison for each count, with the sentences ordered to be served consecutively, for a total of 48 months in prison. The Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force investigated this matter.

Wyatt sentenced to seven years in prison for drug convictions

On Tuesday, Michael Wyatt, 40, of Middleport, Ohio, entered guilty pleas to two counts of possession of drugs (methamphetamine) And one count of trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine), each a felony of the second degree. Wyatt was sentenced to three years in prison for the trafficking in drugs conviction and to two years in prison for each of the possession of drugs convictions, with the sentences ordered to be served consecutively, for a total of seven years in prison. The Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force investigated this matter.

Editor’s Note: Information provided by the Meigs County Prosecutor’s Office.

Meigs County Probate Court

POMEROY — Marriage licenses were recently issued in Meigs County Probate Court to the following couples:

Matthew Allen Eblin Jr. of Pomeroy and Megan Rachelle Bowling of Racine;

James Allen Goody and Jennifer Mae Larson, both of Gallipolis;

Jody Lynn Custer and Tara Lynn Priddy, both of Pomeroy;

Ryan Allen McCabe of Pomeroy and Shyra Lynn Summers of Middleport;

Cecil A. McConnell Jr. of Coeburn, Virginia, and Abigail J. Bearhs of Pomeroy;

Jason Daniel Hughes and Jenny Lynn Snider, both of Albany;

James Samuel Rucker Jr. and Rebecca Irene Stine, both of Racine;

Daniel Lee Marr Jr. of Letart, W.Va., and Heather Dawn Goble of Syracuse;

Bradley Joseph Brown and Heather Ann Brooks, both of Pomeroy;

Paul Eugene Wilson of Racine and Lora Loree Stone of Albany;

Anthony Paul Frederick and Angela Nicole Roberts, both of Racine;

Timothy Jacob Duncan Wise of Wilkesville and Rikki Lynn Parsons of Pomeroy;

James Robert Witney and Tracey Lynn Perez, both of Albany;

Blake Edward Klein and Tara Lynn Myers, both of Reedsville;

Philip Joseph Custer and April Lynn Burke, both of Middleport;

James Jarrod Circle of Racine and Lora Michelle Davis of New Haven W.Va.;

Chester Brent Rose and Carrie Ann Gloeckner, both of Racine;

Joe L Anthony and Natalie Ann Morehead, both of Middleport.