For the Record: Meigs County Sheriff’s Office


June 1

9:39 a.m. — A man on Bigley Ridge Road reported that he was assaulted with a tire iron and the individual was on the porch and refusing to leave. Parties were seperated.

11:29 a.m. — A woman on Pageville Road called to report that someone across the road from her camper was yelling for help.

10:40 p.m. — Deputies responded with EMS to a residence in Reedsville for a report of a deceased individual.

June 2

3:53 a.m. — A 911 call was received from a woman on Peack Fork Road who advised someone was shooting at her daughter’s residence. Deputies and Middleport Police Department responded to the scene.

9:10 a.m. — A report was received regarding a father having vandalized his son’s truck at the gas station in Syracuse. An alleged assault also occurred in Gallia County and has been reported there. A report was taken.

2:06 p.m. — Deputies responded with the prosecutor’s office investigator regarding picking up to children and returning the to their father.

4:22 p.m. — A female advised she is staying at Meigs Motel with a female in another room. The female was advised to leave the other guests alone.

5:03 — A well-being check was requested on a man on State Route 833 who had missed an appointment that morning. Deputies were advised by the resident of the address that the person no longer resides there.

5:12 p.m. — A man advised someone called to tell him men without shirts were outside the church on Zuspan Hollow and they had the trunk open to the car. Upon arrival of a deputy, the vehicle and individuals had left. The property was checked and everything found to be secure.

5:14 p.m. — Hopewell requested a well-being check on a female on Zuspan Hollow Road. The female was transported to O’Bleness by deputies.

9:56 p.m. — Sheriff’s office received a call of a vehicle broken down on Sugar Run. A Subaru pulled the vehicle to a residence on Eagle Ridge Road.

June 3

12:10 a.m. — A female called to advise the father of her children, whom she has a protection order against, is alleged to be under the influence and took off driving with their children in the car and was making threats to her that he would not bring them back.

8:10 a.m. — Sheriff’s office received a call of a license plate stolen off a vehicle on New Lima Road.

June 4

A nurse from O’Bleness advised that they had a patient come in with a stab wound to the right thigh. The patient reported to the nurse that he was riding his motorcycle, was jumped, stabbed and had his bike stolen on Wednesday evening around 7 p.m. The individual reportedly kept changing his story to the nurse. Athens County was going to get a statement from the patient and send it to the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.

4:37 a.m. — A male called to request a well-being check on a child. He stated that he had witnessed the woman have abusive behavior toward the child while at a friend’s residence. He was concerned for the child’s safety. The mother of the child advised that she had recently broken up with the male and that he was making threats towards her and accusing her of child abuse and drug use and going to try to get her to lose her job. Deputies will review the information on how to proceed.

11:15 a.m. — Deputies responded to Bigley Ridge Road for a neighbor dispute. The neighbor allegedly hit the caller with an ATV and then took off on the vehicle.

12:55 p.m. — Pomeroy PD advised a woman reported that she was being held against her will and had escaped. The sheriff’s office went to Pomeroy PD to take a report as it was outside of Pomeroy’s jurisdiction.

2:02 p.m. — A call was received from a home health agency reporting that one of their clients had his stimulus check stolen from his account. The check was deposited on May 14, but was gone on May 15. The only person with access to the bank card other than the client was the home health aide who quit work for the company on May 14. The client reported the theft to his case manager. A copy of bank records were being retrieved and dropped of at the sheriff”s office.

2:43 p.m. — A call was received regarding a young child (maybe 2 or 3 years old) running around carrying a blanket with no adult present in Racine. Deputies made contact with Children Protective Services to handle the case moving forward.

4:23 p.m. — Deputies responded to an address in Portland after a female called 911 and stated “help me”. Deputies advised EMS that the female was having chest pain and difficulty breathing.

8:06 p.m. — The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, along with Middleport PD and Pomeroy PD, responded to a report of a shooting on Zuspan Hollow Road. The individual had been shot in the foot by a suspect who reportedly fled from the scene after. The incident occurred at a residence in Gallia County, with dispatch contacting Gallia County Sheriff’s Office to have officers come to the scene. Meigs County Deputies located the male suspect in a vehicle near the end of Zuspan Hollow and detained him. A female was also reportedly injured and was detained for questioning after going to the ER. The suspects vehicle was towed from the scene. The case is being handled by Gallia County.

10:26 p.m. — Sheriff’s office responded with EMS to a possible overdose on Howell Hill Road. The individual was transported to the ER by Meigs County EMS.

June 5

4:15 a.m. — Deputies responded to a call on Bigley Ridge for a possible domestic complaint after a 911 call with screaming and yelling in the background.

12:59 p.m. — EMS received a call of a subject on White’s Hill Road punching glass and cutting his hand. EMS advised the subject allegedly got in an argument with the grandmother who no longer wants the juvenile there. The call was further handled by the juvenile probation officer.

1:46 p.m. — A call was received a a vehicle that had been parked on 124 near the Hot Spot gas station for a while and it looked like a female passed out inside. Subjects advised they parked there because they were out of gas and someone was on the way.

2:03 p.m. — A resident of Township Road 382 called in reference to items which were stolen in October or November, and that his insurance company now wanted a report.

4:12 p.m. — A call was received regarding a young child walking around at the Racine Park. Children Services was advised of the call similar to the day before. Grandpa picked up the child and was check on by CPS and a deputy.

8:16 p.m. — Sheriff’s office received a call from Highway Patrol of a pursuit in Vinton County by the sheriff’s office which was entering Meigs County on Bowles Road. The blue truck was traveling in excess of 70 MPH. Vinton County advised the pursuit moved to Dye Road and stopped at the intersection of Side Hill Road and Dye Road where the male fled into the woods. Two females, age 12 and 17, were in the vehicle. Deputies, along with the K9 unit, attempted to track the suspect in the woods. Deputies, along with Children Services, transported the juveniles to their grandmother.

8:21 p.m. — Deputies responded to a call of a suspicious truck on property where items had previously been stolen on Gilkey Ridge. The subjects left prior to the arrival of deputies. There were tracks back to the barn, but nothing appeared to be missing. The suspect vehicle is a blue flat bed truck.

June 6

12:56 a.m. — A resident on State Route 684 called to report that his neighbor had shot his windshield out and busted it out. On scene, deputies advised that there was debris on the roadway. The alleged subjects involved were reportedly walking around Harrisonvill with a BB gun on their hip. The caller did not want a report and was guessing on who the suspects may be. Deputies patrolled the area looking for any suspicious activity.

8:12 a.m. — A man called and reported that earlier that morning he had went to get his cat from his neighbor’s property and that when he was coming back up the road the neighbor stopped him, had a gun in his pocket, and confronted him about being on the property. The neighbor called in as well and stated that about six months ago the original caller had come to his property with a shot gun and tried to run him off. He came to the office then and wanted someone to talk to the man about staying off his property. He stated that when the man came to get his cat he confronted him and said he was going to call the cops. Deputies spoke with both individuals.

11:52 a.m. — A woman called and stated that her husband had gone to Dollar General in Rutland and that another man had started a confrontation with him and tried to assault him and her husband had to defend himself. A report was taken.

1:56 p.m. — A caller advised of a possible domestic situation on State Route 143 at a residence near MiBoyz. The caller stated it looked like the female had been assaulted and was running down the road while a male was throwing rocks at her. On scene, both parties advised that they were just looking for keys and had a verbal argument.

4:30 p.m. — Deputies responded to an alarm activation call on Union Street in Rutland. Everything was found to be secure. The female, who reportedly has dementia issues, believed someone broke in and set off the alarm.

5:52 p.m. — A woman called and reported that she, along with her husband and kids, had been at her mother-in-law’s to drop off an item and the mother-in-law allegedly said to her that she would “cave her skull in”. The caller spoke with a deputy, who then went to the mother-in-law’s residence to speak with her.

8:33 p.m. — A resident of Cremeans Road called and stated that his neighbor told him his ex-wife was on the callers property again and that she had been there previously and was asked to leave. Upon arrival, the female reportedly became hostile and told deputies she was going to “swing on them” if they tried to remove her from the property. The female reportedly attempted to fight deputies who deployed a taser. The female was checked by EMS, arrested and taken to the Middleport Jail. She was arrested earlier in the week as well for the same action.

11:54 p.m. — A call was received from a woman on Buddy Road, Albany, that there were people outside her house and that she had called the night before but no one came (there is no report of a previous call on the log). She advised the she would like someone to speak to her. Deputies on scene advised the female appeared to have drug induced paranoia. She later called back and advised that while deputies were there someone came in and took her Kindle and receipts. The female called back again and stated that the individual then reportedly went to her uncle’s telling that she called and the statement had disappeared.

June 7

1:57 a.m. — The sheriff’s office responded with Meigs County EMS for a possible overdose on Briar Ridge Road. The male was transported by EMS to the ER.

3:24 p.m. — A hit-skip in the Taco Bell parking lot in Pomeroy resulted in a pursuit through Pomeroy with the suspect reportedly striking a light pole and signs, while leaving the roadway multiple times before crashing near Powell’s Foodfair. Deputies deployed a taser on the driver, who was taken into custody. He was transported to the ER and then to Middleport PD.

6:21 p.m. — A deputy conducted a traffic stop on Peach Fork near Rocksprings Road. The driver reportedly had a suspended license. Consent to search was given and drugs were reportedly located in the vehicle. The driver was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant and taken to Middleport Jail. The plates on the vehicle were reportedly stolen and did not return to the vehicle they were on. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

7:12 p.m. — Deputies conducted a traffic stop near Hartwell Storage. Both women in the vehicle were taken into custody on warrants out of other agencies/counties.

8:45 p.m. — A male called in regard to his 15 year old wanting to confess to vandalizing a dugout.

10:15 p.m. — A female came to the sheriff’s officer to report a sexual assault.

Information as provided by the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office through call logs.

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