Area News

Marijuana grow operation dismantled in McDermott

MARIJUANA GROW OPERATION DISMANTLED IN MCDERMOTT Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that a clandestine marijuana grow operation was dismantled at 157 Carpenter Road McDermott, Ohio on Monday, August 5th, 2019 at around 6:00p.m. Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a complaint of suspected marijuana plants growing in a field near the residence. Responding deputies…

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Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on July 12 and returned  _40  __Public Indictments.  There was 1 No Bill.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   COLIN DUMAS FISHER, 36 Dayton, Ohio, was indicted on: 2 Counts Aggravated Murder 2 Counts Murder…

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Wheelersburg juvenile arrested for felonious assault and rape

WHEELERSBURG JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR FELONIOUS ASSAULT AND RAPE.   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Monday July 15, 2019 at approximately 9:00 pm from an Ainsley Ave. Wheelersburg resident stating that a juvenile female showed up at his door stating that she had been shot and…

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West Portsmouth man arrested and charged with rape

WEST PORTSMOUTH MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH RAPE.   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 center received a call on Sunday July 14, 2019 from a caller stating that a large fight was taking place in Lett Terrace apartments.   Captain John Murphy stated deputies responded to this location and were…

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Missing mans believed to have been recovered

Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department have located remains, believed to be that of a 57 year old man who was reported missing to Portsmouth Police on Friday, June 28, 2019. Terry Cupp was last seen around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, in the area of the intersection of 9th Street and Chillicothe Street…

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Pike County Sheriff indicted on 16 charges

A grand jury has indicted the sheriff of Pike County, Ohio for theft, tampering with evidence, and other charges. The 16-count indictment was filed Friday in the Pike County Court of Common Pleas. Sheriff Charles Reader is facing several different charges – both felonies and misdemeanors – including seven counts of conflict of interest. The…

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Undercover Drug Operation

Undercover Drug Operation After a lengthy investigation, Detectives with the F.A.D.E. Drug Task Force made an additional crystal methamphetamine drug trafficking arrest in Russell, KY.  On June 26th, 2019 F.A.D.E. Detectives purchased crystal methamphetamine in an apartment located at 415 Etna Street. A warrant was then executed in the apartment by F.A.D.E Detectives,the Russell Police…

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Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   June 21, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on June 21 and returned  _28  __Public Indictments.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   BRIAN KEITH…

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Scioto County Common Pleas Indictmens

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   June 14, 2019   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on June 14 and returned  _33  __Public Indictments.  There was 1 No Bill.  The Defendants Indicted are charged…

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