Area News

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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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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