Stories tagged with: Perry County Sheriff's Office

July 26, 2013 - 8:50am
2 years 4 days ago

The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint Friday in Perry County.

The checkpoint will take place from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday July 26, on West Broadway Street between Madison Street and Clayton Street in the Village of New Lexington.

The State Patrol will be assisted by both the New Lexington Police Department and Sheriff's Office.

The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrol to aggressively combat alcohol related injury...

July 16, 2013 - 5:34pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

According to Perry County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Keith Peck , at 8:15 this morning, they received a 911 call reporting a discovery of two deceased people at 284 New England Hill Road in Shawnee.

"When our deputies arrived at the scene, we located two deceased bodies that have been identified as 43 year old Christopher Thompson and 41 year old Juanita Thompson,” said Peck. “Like I said,...

July 9, 2013 - 5:01am
2 years 3 weeks ago

***Updated 9:15 a.m. ***

 

High Water is causing problems for some of those in our region Tuesday morning due to flooding in Perry County.

In Perry County the sheriff's office said there are high water reports everywhere from Crooksville south to Corning. Those include:

State Route 93 from Buzzards Glory to the Midway Speedway

Tatmans Road

State Route 155 in both directions at State Route 13

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May 16, 2013 - 5:53pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department's drug unit have seized over $200,000 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana after months of investigation.

"Most of this was deliveries coming through the postal service. We did do a search at his residence and found some items there but for the most part this investigation was done through the postal service and using some good police techniques we have used for several years on trying to maintain the...

April 18, 2013 - 6:13am
2 years 14 weeks ago

 A traffic stop in Perry County leads to the discovery of a mobile meth lab. 

The Perry County Sheriff's Office said it happened just after 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

A sheriff's deputy stopped a Ford Explorer on Dutch Ridge Road in Pike Township. The occupants of the vehicle were suspected to be involved in an aggravated assault that occurred earlier in the evening. 

As a result of the stop deputies located 4 one pot style meth labs in the vehicle, along with...

February 7, 2013 - 5:14am
2 years 24 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery that took place late Wednesday night.

Around 11 p.m. the sheriff's office received a 911 call from John's Place at 113 East Main Street in Corning in reference to an armed robbery. 

When deputies arrived the clerk advised them that one white male entered the store and fired a shot into the ceiling and ordered the clerk to the ground. 

The suspect grabbed the cash register with an undisclosed amount of...

October 10, 2012 - 4:46pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County are seeing positive results since joining a multi-agency drug task force.
 

In November of 2009, the Perry County Sheriff's Office joined forces with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force.
 

The CODE Task Force is made up of law enforcement agencies from Coshocton, Licking, Muskingum and Perry counties.
 

Sheriff  William Barker says since joining the Task Force, Perry County has seen a drastic...

September 26, 2012 - 6:22am
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office investigates a Tuesday night robbery.

Authorities said just before 9:30p.m. they received a call from Wohrle's Carry Out in Shawnee. The clerk told deputies that a male subject wearing a grey jacket with a black strip across the front and down the sleeves along with a black mask opened the door and grabbed the cash register off the counter and ran out the door with the register.

The clerk said the suspect didn't say anything and did not show a...

September 19, 2012 - 9:22am
2 years 44 weeks ago

Five miners suffer injuries after an accident Wednesday morning at Buckingham Coal.

Perry County Sheriff William Barker said John Reich from Woodsfield and Brian Post from Corning were flown by Medflight to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Brian McLaughlin of Glouster and Todd Sinift of Corning were transported by local ems to O'Blenis Hospital in Athens.

A fifth victim Jeremy Hasman of Glouster was taken by EMS to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.

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September 19, 2012 - 7:56am
2 years 44 weeks ago

Emergency personnel are responding to an accident at Buckingham Coal between Corning and Glouster.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office said two deep mine cars carrying miners into and out of the mine collided.

Squads are on the scene and a medical helicopter is on stand-by.

Scanner reports indicate that five or six miners were injured in the accident that took place around 7:30 Wednesday morning.

A WHIZ-TV crew is on its way to the scene. We'll bring you more as it...

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