Stories tagged with: Guernsey County Sheriff's Office

April 15, 2016 - 3:17am
19 weeks 1 day ago

A two month long investigation into an alleged sexual assault by the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is over.

The sheriff's office said  the reported victim in the case admitted the assault story was fabricated. Sheriff's detectives questioned the woman this week and found a number of factors in her story didn't add up and noted she was under considerable emotional stress.

The search for a suspect has been called off. The sheriff's office said no charges will be filed...

February 26, 2016 - 11:16pm
25 weeks 5 days ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is investigating the abduction and sexual assault of an adult female from the Dallas Pike, West Virginia area.

It happened in the afternoon hours on Sunday, February 21st.  The sheriff's office says the female victim believes she was drugged but does recall speaking with a "homeless male" along the road on Dallas Pike and providing him money.

The female victim was later found in a rural area of Guernsey County where she had been...

August 15, 2015 - 6:57pm
1 year 1 week ago

Making contact with 258 vehicles, saturation patrols conducted two OVI checkpoints in Guernsey County Friday. 

The two checkpoints, one on U.S. 22 and the other on S.R. 209, was conducted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Byesville Police Department and the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office. According to a press release from the State Highway Patrol, the average inspection time was 20 seconds. 

During the inspections, two vehicles were diverted, resulting in one OVI...

May 24, 2014 - 1:22pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

**Update*** The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office says the escaped inmate has been captured.  Cobb was arrested Saturday night without incident in Cambridge. ***Update***

Bud Allen Cobb escaped from the Guernsey County Jail Saturday morning at 8:37 a.m. according to the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office.  He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a light gray shirt.  Cobb is described as a 6 foot, 190 pound white male with a medium build and multiple tattoos on his neck...

February 8, 2014 - 10:33am
2 years 16 weeks ago

According to the Cambridge Police Department at around noon on Friday, February 7th, employees of the Deer Creek Motel reported the discovery of a dead motel guest.

Officers arrived and found a 44-year-old male dead on the floor of the motel room. The identity of the victim is not being released until relatives have been notified. He is believed to be a recent Cambridge resident, having moved here from North Carolina and had been staying at the motel since February 1st.

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December 27, 2013 - 12:46pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office continues its investigation into a Thursday murder.

The sheriff said the body of 26-year-old Kayla Thompson, of Cambridge, was recovered at Dillon State Park after she was reported missing from her job as a pizza delivery driver, Thursday afternoon. Being held as a suspect is 32-year-old Adam Burris, also of Cambridge.

"He's being held at this time. Deputies are executing a search warrant at the residence where this abduction took place,...

December 26, 2013 - 6:42pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible abduction.

Authorities say 26-year-old Kayla Thompson was last seen around 12 p.m Thursday after making a pizza delivery to a home in Cambridge.

A resident of that home,  32-year-old Adam Burris has a history of violent tendencies.

At 8 p.m. Thursday, deputies say they have found Kayla Thompson's vehicle and Burris was taken into custody. At that time, Thompson had not been located.

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August 22, 2013 - 4:37am
3 years 6 days ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted abduction near the city of Cambridge.

Authorities said that Tuesday around 3 p.m. they responded to the area of Claysville and Phillips Roads after a caller told officials her friends car had broken down and needed help. When the friend arrived she found the car and not the driver, and was afraid something had happened.

On the way to the scene officials got a call from the AEP substation on Glenn Highway...

August 7, 2013 - 6:25pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The Muskingum County and Guernsey County Sheriff's Office both retired one of their K-9's this year and on Wednesday, they each added a new German Shepherd to the department.

"We try and keep one on every shift," said Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz. "We've been doing that for the last several years and since we had one retired, it's time to get a new one."

With the increase in drug flow between the two counties, they're both looking for a second K-9 to...

July 12, 2013 - 4:55pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Two people are charged in connection with what authorities say is the largest heroin bust in Guernsey County.
 

The Sheriff's Office reports that 32-year-old Jennifer Corathers and 24-year-old Marlei Matthew were arrested following a four month investigation that resulted in a  raid at a home in Cumberland.
 

Corathers was charged Friday with having weapons under disability and Matthew was charged with trafficking in heroin and possession of heroin....

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