Area News

Portsmouth Attorney Indicted on 18 Felony Counts in Human Trafficking Case

Portsmouth Attorney Indicted on 18 Felony Counts in Human Trafficking Case (PORTSMOUTH, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Scioto County Prosecutor Shane Tieman today announced the indictment of Portsmouth attorney Michael Mearan on 18 felony counts related to human trafficking spanning 15 years. Mearan, 74, faces more than 70 years in prison if…

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Scioto County remains at a Level Three (Red)

Scioto County remains at a Level Three (Red) Public Health Emergency on the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Public Health Advisory System (PHAS) again this week. Level Three or “Red” means that the county is experiencing “Very High Exposure and Spread” of the COVID19 virus. Scioto County only met three (3) of the seven (7)…

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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION THEFTS FROM ROSEMOUNT AREA

The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the person in the photos, There is also a picture of a possible vehicle used Anyone with information regarding the vehicle break ins in the Rosemount area should contact Detective Jodi Conkel at 740-351-1091.

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Scioto County Sheriff’s Office Bookings

Booking for week October 12 – October 18 Carr, Eric R., 31 of Wheelersburg – vandalism; probation violation; weapons under disability Green, Jr., Dorsie Grover, 36 of Beaver, Ohio – parole violation; drug abuse; falsification Dickens, Douglas R., 50 of South Webster – contempt Kirk, Dreama, 43 of Portsmouth – theft; warrant on complaint Crabtree,…

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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 September 18 and returned 25 Public Indictments.   The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   Noah E. Riggs, 38 of Minford – felonious assault; aggravated burglary Amitha Nicole Clay, 32 of Lucasville – theft of…

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Indictments

Indictments   Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on September 11 and returned 28 Public Indictments.  There was 1 No Bill.  The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   Benny Ray Kilgore, Jr., 38 of Franklin Furnace – aggravated murder; murder Benny…

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Patrol investigates an ATV fatal crash

Patrol investigates an ATV fatal crash   On Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 4:46 a.m. the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Patrol received a call of an ATV crash on CR-136, Big Run Road near milepost #2. The ATV was operated by Christopher R. Spencer, 39 of Lucasville, Ohio. The ATV was travelling eastbound…

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Scioto County Engineer

COUNTY/TOWNSHIP PAVING Wednesday, September 2nd and Thursday, September 3rd. Lutz Hollow Road, Walnut Hill Road and Thomas Hollow Road in Valley and Jefferson Townships. Thursday, September 3rd and Friday, September 4th. Thomas Hollow Road and Evelyn Road in Valley and Jefferson Townships. Saturday, September 5th. Burns Road Right Fork and Rice Road in Jefferson Township.…

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Pedro man arrest for rape.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his office received information on August 14, 2020 that a 13 year old girl had been sexually assaulted. Scioto County Marty V. Donini stated that a detective responded to speak to the victim and it was reported that the victim had been sexually assaulted several times in…

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