A man is critically injured following an accident in a New Lexington yard.
Around 6:45 Thursday night authorities were called to 3253 Brown Street.
According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, three children were playing in a Ford Focus and knocked it into gear. The car started to roll down the yard and a man attempted to stop it. The car hit the man and pinned him to a tree.
First responders reported that the man had no pulse. He was taken to the Good...
The Perry County Sheriff's Office said they've identified three suspects involved in a fire at the former Bristol Schoolhouse.
In a press release Sgt. James McCall said that during an investigation of the schoolhouse on Marietta Road the State Fire Marshal and the Sheriff's investigators were able to rule out all accidental causes and found evidence that indicates the fire was intentionally set.
Witnesses also came forward who provided investigators with information that led to...
Ten Perry County residents faced a judge Monday morning after being arrested during a drug sweep.
The undercover operation nicknamed, "Spring Cleaning" began in April and led to the secret indictments of fifteen individuals for narcotic related offenses. Early Monday morning the sheriff's office along with New Lexington Police and the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested ten of those individuals, most still in pajamas and brought them before Judge Tina Boyer for...
Authorities in Perry County announce they'll hold a press conference Monday morning in regards to an ongoing investigation to arrest narcotics related offenders with-in Perry County.
The operation began at 4 a.m. Monday and involved law enforcement from Perry County, the New Lexington Police Department, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force.
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Once again there has been a drug bust in Perry County.
According to the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force, agents executed a search warrant Thursday at 534 Harrison Street in New Lexington regarding drug activity at the home.
Authorities say they recovered marijuana and prescription pills and took two people into custody. The two suspects are being held on drug charges, but their names will not be released until formal charges are filed.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office said they've made three arrests in a New Straitsville drug bust.
Members of the Central Ohio Drug Task Force along with sheriff's deputies executed a search a 202 1/2 Clark Street in the village during an investigation involving the trafficking and transportation of heroin in front of children.
The names of the three arrested aren't being released until formal charges are filed.
Agents seized heroin, currency, drug paraphernalia and a motor...
A problem with Perry County's 911 phone system is fixed.
Sheriff William Barker said Sunday night calls being made from the Junction City area and all phone numbers beginning with 987 were not working properly. Callers were having trouble hearing dispatchers. The Sheriff says the phone company has now made repairs and the issue has been corrected.