Stories tagged with: Sheriff Barker

August 7, 2016 - 1:11pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

NEW STRAITSVILLE, Ohio - Local first responders cleared a building Sunday morning after receiving a call about a suspicious device inside.

At approximately 1:13 a.m, the Perry County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a possible explosive device that was found in a residence at 203 West Main Street in the Village of New Straitsville. According to Sheriff William R. Barker, Deputy’s from the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and Shawnee Police...

December 30, 2015 - 2:56pm
34 weeks 1 day ago
The Perry County Sheriff’s Office released details involving the indictments of several people for either drug trafficking or burglaries. Sheriff William Barker says 34-year-old Shannon “Curtis” McPeak of New Lexington is facing multiple charges including aggravated trafficking in drugs. The Sheriff says 36-year-old Anthony Tamburello of Crooksville is facing a multiple drug charges including aggravated trafficking in meth and illegal sale of hypodermics. Barker says 50-year-old Winifred “...
March 28, 2014 - 6:07pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

Perry County Sheriff William R. Barker announces the indictment of three New Lexington residents involved in a large scale heroin trafficking operation.

On Tuesday, a Perry County Grand Jury indicted 27- year- old Chelsie Maddux, 31- year- old Timothy Harris and 46- year-old Laura Hynus for their involvement in distributing more than 680 grams of heroin since 2012.

"That's equivalent to about one and a half pounds, if people are trying to equate some size to that its about a...

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