Stories tagged with: Perry County Sheriff's Office

June 30, 2011 - 9:03pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

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...

June 28, 2011 - 4:27pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County execute search warrants at two homes in New Lexington in an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Sgt. Kevin Starrett says Monday night detectives seized chemicals related to manufacturing of meth along with lab supplies at a home on East Water Street and East Union Street.

He says during the investigation detectives also discovered an active meth lab at another location near Shawnee.

He says...

May 25, 2011 - 3:33pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Citizens complaints led to the arrest of three Perry County residents.

Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at 500 Tile Plant Road Lot #13 in New Lexington around 2p.m. Tuesday.

Agents seized large quantities of prescription drugs including Oxycodone, Percocet and Opana.

The three arrested were taken to the Perry County Sheriff's Office and later released. More suspects are being interviewed and the Perry County Sheriff's Office...

May 17, 2011 - 5:01am
2 years 48 weeks ago

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...

May 2, 2011 - 2:17pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

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...

May 2, 2011 - 6:51am
2 years 50 weeks ago

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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March 1, 2011 - 2:48pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County say four people are in custody following a drug raid at a home in New Lexington.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office along with New Lexington Police and two other agencies executed a search warrant Tuesday at 530 Moxahala Street.

Detectives seized around 10 pounds of marijuana and a large amount of currency and firearms from the location.

Four people were arrested and will be formally charged at a later time....

February 10, 2011 - 10:29pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

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.

February 8, 2011 - 6:25am
3 years 10 weeks ago

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...

January 25, 2011 - 6:45am
3 years 12 weeks ago

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.

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