Stories tagged with: Guernsey County Sheriff's Office

April 15, 2013 - 6:52pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Local Emergency Management Agencies are in place in 88 counties in Ohio. They each have a director and are designed to respond to disasters. But now a change being considered at the Statehouse may put the control of the agency under the Sheriff. Some county's have already made the change and It's not sitting well with some people.

Guernsey County Commissioners recently made the legislative switch to consolidate local governing entities. Placing the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office in...

April 15, 2013 - 4:24am
2 years 11 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office said they've made an arrest in a fatal hit skip that took place Saturday.

Authorities said a tip called in to the sheriff's office led to a 29-year-old Kimbolton man being taken into custody Sunday morning.

The vehicle involved was located in a barn in the northwestern part of the county.

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office said the accident took place on Old 21 Road just north of State Route 541. A 15-year-old was operating a four...

April 13, 2013 - 2:14pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident that happened on Old Twenty One Road at 12:07 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a 15-year old was riding a four-wheeler while towing a riding lawn mower operated by 14 year old. The juveniles were struck from behind by a red car that fled the scene.

Both juveniles were transported to the Southeastern Regional Medical Center and were then lifeflighted to Nationwide...

March 28, 2013 - 12:48pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

A Cambridge man is in custody in connection with a stabbing earlier this week.

22-year-old Anthony Long has been charged with felonious assault. He's accused of stabbing 31-year-old Christopher Fogt of Cambridge Monday night.

The Guernsey County Sherrif's Office reports that the two were in Fogt's vehicle which was parked near the Valley View Trade Days site near Buffalo.

Authorities say after the incident,  Long drove Fogt to the hospital...

January 10, 2013 - 6:01pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office says a Cambridge man shot and killed his 5 year-old son then turned the gun on himself in a murder suicide.

Sheriff Mike McCauley says around four Wednesday afternoon his office received a call from Beech Grove Head Start Center in Cambridge reporting that Jacob Ball failed to attend school that day. Deputies then went to the home of Jacob's father 36-year-old Russell Ball at 60043 Piedmont Road to do a well-being check.

"Upon arrival,...

June 25, 2012 - 3:21pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office is releasing the names of the victims involved in a double homicide Sunday morning near Cambridge. Sheriff Michael McCauley says 31-year-old Christopher and 25-year-old Justain Nelson of Cambridge both died from gunshot wounds. Morrison was a resident at Coventry Estates Apartments where the shooting took place. McCauley says deputies arrived and found Morrison dead on the front lawn. Nelson was found behind the same building suffering from multiple...

June 24, 2012 - 12:04pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Around 3 a.m. Sunday morning the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call concerning shots being fired at an apartment in Coventry Estates near Cambridge.

The caller advised of a man outside of an apartment had been shot. Deputies arrived and found 31-year-old Chris Morrison, a white male, deceased in the front yard of the apartment. A second black male identified as 25-year-old Justin Nelson was found in the yard behind the same apartment. He...

April 27, 2012 - 4:37am
3 years 10 weeks ago

Classes will resume at two area schools after they were evacuated Thursday due to bomb threats.

According to Lieutenant Dale Lyons of the Guernsey County Sheriff's Office, bomb threats were reportedly in the Rolling Hills Local School District at both Meadowbrook High And Middle Schools. Lyons says that no injuries were reported and the schools were evacuated so deputies could investigate.

He says the threats were in the form of graffiti scribbled on the walls inside both...

February 24, 2012 - 7:01pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

There's a new way to stay informed about the crimes happening in your neighborhood.

Raids Online is a mapping system that connects law enforcement with the community.  Guernsey County Sheriff Mike McCauley said residents can receive crime alert emails and submit anonymous tips directly to the sheriff's office.

"Since January 1st of this year, we have put all of our case files in that computer database, so every crime that has occured in Guernsey County since January 1st...

August 12, 2011 - 5:22pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

A Byesville man is in the Guernsey County Jail accused of biting a Sheriff's Deputy.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 31-year-old Clyde Heskett was charged Friday with one felony count of assault.

Authorities say Heskett allegedly bit a deputy during a domestic violence call last Saturday night in Byesville.

Heskett is scheduled to appear in Cambridge Municipal Court for a bond hearing on Monday at 1:00 p.m.

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