Stories tagged with: Perry County Sheriff's Office

October 14, 2014 - 3:55pm
1 year 41 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 43 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 49 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 49 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...

July 16, 2014 - 4:47pm
2 years 2 weeks 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
2 years 29 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
2 years 36 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
2 years 36 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...

July 26, 2013 - 8:50am
3 years 5 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
3 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,...

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