Stories tagged with: Perry County Sheriff's Office

November 13, 2014 - 5:07am
23 weeks 2 days ago

A suspect who Perry County Officials believe called in a bomb threat to the courthouse Wednesday is in custody. 

The Sheriff's Office said an investigation led detectives to an address in New Lexington where they arrested a 26-year-old male. He's being held in the Southeast Regional Jail on felony charges of inducing panic. His name is being withheld pending formal charges. 

The incident began Wednesday around noon when the Perry County Sheriff's Office reported that...

October 29, 2014 - 3:54am
25 weeks 3 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office releases information regarding the seizure of three methamphetamine labs within the county.  

The seizure of the first lab took place on October 10 at 7626 State Route 669 in Somerset. Deputies with the Perry County Sheriff's Office along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant and seized an active methamphetamine lab and lab making materials. No arrests were made. 

October 24, the Sheriff's Office...

October 14, 2014 - 3:55pm
27 weeks 3 days ago

Several arrests have been made in Perry County from three separate drug investigations.

Seven defendants have been indicted by a Perry County Grand Jury for various felony drug charges with several more indictments expected in the coming weeks. According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the investigation began in June of 2013 after they received information that methamphetamine was being produced at several locations in the New Lexington area.

As a result of the...

September 29, 2014 - 9:54pm
29 weeks 4 days ago

Around 5:30 p.m. Monday evening, a call came into the Fairfield County 911 services from a suspected male claiming to have a bomb and hostages at 243 North Columbus Street in Somerset.

Perry County Sheriff William Barker says that they were led to believe that the supposed bomb was propane in nature.

According to Sheriff Barker, "Early information that he was requesting a ransom of $5,000 within a 5 minute period or he was going to detonate the explosive device. Well time...

August 21, 2014 - 10:59am
35 weeks 2 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Offfice released the name of the woman arrested in a Crooksville drug bust.

The female's identified as 47-year-old Kelly Sue Rambo. She's charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs a felony of the fourth degree. She'll appear Judge Dean Wilson for a bond hearing.

Additional charges may be filed when the case is presented to a Perry County Grand Jury at a later date. She's currently being held at the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail in Nelsonville.

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August 20, 2014 - 9:21am
35 weeks 3 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of one female in connection to a drug bust in Crooksville.

Deputies with the sheriff's office and agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at 10 North Buckeye Street in Crooksville, Tuesday.

Deputies seized methamphetamine and money from the home. One female was arrested on aggravated drug trafficking charges and is currently being held at the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail in...

July 16, 2014 - 4:47pm
40 weeks 2 days ago

A methamphetamine lab was seized from a Somerset home where a 10-month-old child was living.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office received information on Tuesday that meth was being produced in front of the child at a home located at 305 West Sheridan Drive.  Narcotics detectives with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and Perry County Child Services responded to the residence to find an active meth lab hidden behind a furnace. The 10-month-old child was found lying in...

January 5, 2014 - 4:47pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

A meth lab has been seized from a Thornville home.

After receiving information that methamphetamine was being produced at 14876 Empire Road, detectives from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and deputies from the Perry County Sheriff's Office seized the meth lab from the residence on Saturday. Deputies arrested a 35-year-old Baltimore, Ohio man who is now being held in the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail awaiting formal charges. This is the second seizure at the residence...

November 21, 2013 - 5:16am
1 year 22 weeks ago

Two people are in custody, in connection with a drug bust in Perry County Wednesday night...

Detectives with the Perry County Sheriff's Office, and agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force, executed a search warrant at 404 South Main Street in New Lexington Wednesday. During the search, authorities seized a large amount of heroin, drug paraphernalia, currency, and firearms from the residence.

The sheriff's office says the investigation centered around the illegal...

November 15, 2013 - 6:07am
1 year 23 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office has released the names of those arrested during a county-wide drug interdiction on November 4...

Seven of the nine people arrested have been formally charged, and have appeared before the Perry County Court.
45-year-old Jeffery Davis of Glenford was charged with Aggravated Possesion of Meth... 35-year-old Randy Kress of Glenford was charged with Permitting Drug Abuse... Both 45-year-old Anthony Snider of Newark and 31-year-old David Phillips of...

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