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Public Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on April 5 and returned  _35 __Public Indictments and __4__Secret Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   HEYWOOD MONROE BELL, 44 Detroit, Michigan, was indicted on: Tampering with Evidence Failure to Comply with an Order…

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City awarded grants for Front Street Multi-Use Path Project

City awarded grants for Front Street Multi-Use Path Project By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer   The City of Portsmouth has been awarded two grants (totaling $622,725) to go towards the Front Street Multi-Use Path Project. The project will create a walking, jogging, and biking lane on Front Street and is part of the…

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Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on March 29and returned  _30__Public Indictments and __1__Secret Indictment.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   TINA RENEE GROVES, 46 Otway, Ohio, was indicted on: Failure to Appear   GARY L. FREEMAN, 34 Columbus, Ohio, was…

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Inmate Sentenced to 86 Years

March 29, 2019 Scioto County Prosecutor, Shane Tieman announced today that on March 29, 2019 Greg Reinke, formerly of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, was sentenced to eighty-six years in prison for his role in two separate incidents that occurred at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility while being held as an inmate there. The first incident occurred on…

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VICTIM HOSPITALIZED AFTER HOME INVASION IN FRANKLIN FURNACE, OH

Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that on Wednesday March 27th the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from an individual at 226 Norwich Ave. in Franklin Furnace stating someone had assaulted the resident during a robbery.   Deputies and Detectives responded along with Green Twp. EMS personnel to investigate. The victim,…

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PORTSMOUTH MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG AND FIREARM  OFFENSES  

               Portsmouth Police Chief Robert K. Ware and Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announce that a Portsmouth, Ohio man has been arrested on drug and firearm related offenses. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at approximately 11:17p.m., officers with the Portsmouth Police Department responded to the complaint of subjects…

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Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on March 8 and returned  _59  __Public Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   DEEDRICK ALONZO PERKINS, 23 Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on: Felonious Assault Failure to Comply with an Order or Signal of a…

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HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN WHEELERSBURG AREA IDENTIFIED

HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN WHEELERSBURG AREA IDENTIFIED   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that on Thursday March 13, 2019 the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an individual stating they believed they had found human remains in a field located in the 5400 block of SR 522 in Wheelersburg.   Deputies…

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WHEELERSBURG WOMAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY. 

WHEELERSBURG WOMAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY.          Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Tuesday March 12, 2019 at 11:44 pm from Speedee Mart Sunoco station located at 220 Center Street, Wheelersburg Ohio. The caller reported that a female had stolen items from inside the store and…

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