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Scioto County Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on March 1 and returned  _29  __Public Indictments and __3__Secret Indictments.   The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   RYAN B. HAVENS, 36 Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted on: Breaking and Entering Theft Receiving Stolen Property   AMBER…

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WHEELERSBURG MAN ARRESTED FOR SOLICITAION OF A CHILD.

WHEELERSBURG MAN ARRESTED FOR SOLICITAION OF A CHILD.   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his office received a call on Wednesday February 27, 2019 at 5:24 pm from a Wheelersburg residence stating that a 12 year old boy had been solicited by an adult male. A deputy was sent to this location…

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PORTSMOUTH COUPLE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES 

PORTSMOUTH COUPLE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware announce that a Portsmouth, Ohio couple have been arrested on drug charges. On Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8:24p.m., the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force with assistance from a detective with the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office and…

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COLUMBUS OHIO MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE DURING SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTION

COLUMBUS OHIO MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE DURING SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTION Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware announce that a Columbus, Ohio man has been arrested in connection with a narcotics – related search warrant executed on Chillicothe Street in Portsmouth, Ohio. On Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:40p.m.,…

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TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR AEP SUB STATION BREAKING & ENTERINGS. 

TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR AEP SUB STATION BREAKING & ENTERINGS.  Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces an update to the news release sent out yesterday involving several breaking & entering’s and theft at numerous sub stations and other business throughout the county. Captain John W. Murphy stated that detectives have been working countless hours…

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Porter TWP purchases new EMS vehicle, tractor

By Derrick C. Parker Scioto Voice Writer The Porter Township Trustees voted to purchase a new EMS Vehicle, tractor, and mower attachment during Tuesday afternoon’s meeting. A 2019 F-450 EMS vehicle was purchased from Horton Vehicle Company in the amount of $234,565. It is estimated the vehicle will take 6-8 months to build and be…

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Suspect turns themself in on Felonious Assault charge

On Feb. 9, 2019 at approximately 2115 hours, Officers from the Portsmouth Police Department were called to 2431 Scioto Trail in Portsmouth in reference to a male victim that had been shot in the head.  Upon officers arrival, they encountered the male victim who had an obvious gunshot wound to the left side of his…

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Scioto Voice Newspaper News Stand Locations

The Scioto Voice is available at the following locations:   Wheelersburg Deemers Rite Aid Sunoco Marathon 522 Shell Ridge Mart   Franklin Furnace Franklin Furnace Pharmacy   Sciotoville Cline Jenkins Sunoco   New Boston Walmart Portsmouth Dash Thru SOMC Mortons RX CVS Trail Super Quik Trail CVS Portsmouth corner of US 52 and Chillicothe Street…

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Does the time fit the crime?

Does the time fit the crime? 4thdegree felony sentencing explained by County Prosecutor   By Bill Shope Scioto Voice Writer   In a recent press release, the Portsmouth Police Department announced that an investigation has been completed and the Scioto County Grand Jury has indicted Megan R. Horner, of 1677 Bloom Furnace Road South Webster,…

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