Stories tagged with: Perry County Sheriff's Office

December 24, 2014 - 8:42am
1 year 19 weeks ago

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Suspicious Death Investigation

PERRY COUNTY, OH. (WHIZ) - The Perry County Sheriffs Office is investigating a suspicious death. Investigators said deputies and agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation were at a home at 66 East Lake Street in Roseville Tuesday.

Secret Santa Theft

CAMBRIDGE, OH. (WHIZ) - The Cambridge Police Department said two residents attempted to steal a...

December 12, 2014 - 6:31am
1 year 20 weeks ago

 The Perry County Sheriff's Office releases the name of the man charged in connection to a meth bust this week. 

According to the Sheriff's Office 28-year-old Gary C. Gardner Junior, of Roseville, was charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine with a juvenile specification.  The charge is a felony of the first degree. 

The Sheriff's Office said Gardner is set to appear before Judge Dean Wilson Friday, December 12 for a bond hearing. 

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December 9, 2014 - 10:50pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Perry County Sheriff's Deputies and Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday at 10185 Township Road 57 in Roseville.

During the search, agents located an active methamphetamine lab on the property along with other drug manufacturing equipment. Authorities said there was evidence found that suggested that meth was being produced at this location for some time.

Agents also found a 2-year-old and an 11-year-old child present at the...

November 25, 2014 - 11:39pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Five more people have been indicted in connection with a year long meth lab investigation in Perry County.

Seven others have already been indicted in the case. According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the indictments announced Tuesday include 27-year-old Sierra A. King , 26-year-old Kayla A. Simon, 29-year-old Ricky L. Simon, and 54-year-old Harold L. Gardner, all of New Lexington. Also indicted was 39-year-old Matthew A. Webb of Newark.

All are facing charges of...

November 13, 2014 - 5:07am
1 year 24 weeks 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
1 year 27 weeks 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
1 year 29 weeks 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
1 year 31 weeks 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
1 year 36 weeks 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
1 year 37 weeks 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...

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