Those traveling on Township Hwy 79 at Buckeye Lake in Perry County made a shocking discovery Tuesday afternoon.
"I took the boat over here across the bay to take it out on the ramp and when I got out the boat, there were already two guys there. They told me to check this out, what they thought they thought was a body," says local resident Mark Bernhard.
Bernhard says at first sight, they weren't certain whether what they were looking at was really a body.
The Central Ohio Drug Task Force and the Perry County Sheriff's Office have two women in custody following a three-month-long investigation.
According to the Sheriff's Office, authorities arrested 46-year-old Tomma Ellis of Junction City and 31-year-old Melissa Taylor of New Lexington Thursday for trafficking in prescription drugs in front of children.
Deputies seized an undisclosed amount of prescription drugs, money and two vehicles. The women are being held in the...
Four people are under arrest after a drug bust in Perry County Monday.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search at a home at 302 Elizabeth Street in New Lexington.
Kevin Starrett said the search was a result of an investigation into the trafficking of heroin occurring at the residence in front of juveniles ranging in age from 3-11. Names of those arrested aren't being released until their cases are presented...
A Mount Perry woman is arrested after an afternoon shooting.
It happened around 2:30 p.m. at 5888 Cinmarron Road.
Sergeant John Russell says an altercation occurred between Bill Wilson and the woman over money. Russell says the woman then presented a gun and shot Wilson in the right shoulder outside the home. Russell says there was a juvenile inside the residence at the time of the shooting.
Wilson was taken to Genesis Bethesda Hospital for treatment and later transported...