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Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   July 23, 2021   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on May 23 and returned    48  __Public Indictments and __1___Secret Indictment.   The Defendants Indicted are charged as…

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Drug Dropoff Day

The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office and the Portsmouth Police Department is partnering with Ohio Attorney Dave Yost’s Drug Drop-Off Day. The event is this Saturday, July 31st, between 10am – 2pm at both Kroger locations, located at 9101 Ohio River Rd. Wheelersburg, Ohio and 811 Gay St. Portsmouth, Ohio.

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Sheriff’s Office employee arrested on multiple charges 

According to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office, a correctional officer, 43-year-old John C. Aeh, of Wheelersburg, has been indicted for his involvement in bringing tobacco and drugs into a correctional facility. These charges stem from Aeh’s arrest on July 9, 2021. On Friday, Aeh was indicted on charges of conspiracy, aggravated trafficking in drugs, two…

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Correctional Officer Arrested

NEWS RELEASE July 23, 2021     Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announces that on July 14, 2021 his office received information regarding possible sexual misconduct involving a male correctional officer and a female inmate.     After receiving this information, the Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation. During the initial steps of the investigation, detectives…

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Scioto County, Four Arrested with Drugs, Guns, and Cash

Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announce that three Portsmouth, Ohio residents have been arrested on drug and weapon offenses resulting from an investigation conducted by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.  The task force consists of narcotics detectives from the Portsmouth Police Department, the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office, and agents with…

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Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash in Lawrence County

Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash in Lawrence County Ironton – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian fatal crash that occurred on SR 141 near milepost 8 in Lawrence Township, Lawrence County. On July 15, 2021 at approximately 9:08 p.m., a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Paul A. Herrell, age 59 of…

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INJURY CRASH

INJURY CRASH McDermott – On Monday, July 19th at 6:55 pm, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a single vehicle serious injury crash on State Route 104 near the intersection of State Route 73. Jessica Copely, 28, of Lucasville, was driving a 2005 Chrysler Town & Country minivan…

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Sonja and Richard Greene Plead Guilty

Sonja and Richard Greene Plead Guilty Scioto County Prosecutor, Shane A. Tieman announced that on April 26, 2021 Defendants Sonja and Richard Greene entered guilty pleas to various charges arising from the abuse of three grandchildren, which resulted in one child’s death. Defendant Sonja Greene, age 39, pled guilty to counts one, four and five…

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Missing Juveniles

The Portsmouth Ohio Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a missing/runaway female juvenile and her one-year-old son. On March 17, 2021, Gloria White contacted the police department stating that she has not heard from or seen her sixteen (16) year old daughter, Cheyenne Rowe and Cheyenne’s one (1) year old son since March…

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Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   March 5, 2021 PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on March 5 and returned  _17 __Public Indictments. The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   FOREST JOSHUA…

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