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FATAL CRASH

FATAL CRASH       Scioto County, Clay Township – On Tuesday December 14, 2021 at 6:07 p.m. the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a serious injury crash involving two vehicles on US-23 near milepost #3.   Tracie C. Malone, 43, of Portsmouth, was attempting to enter the…

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SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   December 15, 2021   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the September term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on December 15 and returned   _34 __Public Indictments and __2__Secret Indictments.   The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:  …

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FATAL CRASH

  WHEELERSBURG – On Sunday, December 5th at 9:47am, the Portsmouth Dispatch Center of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a single vehicle crash on Ohio River Road near the intersection of Hastings Hill Road in Porter Township. Burton T. Colvin, 92, of New Boston, was driving a 2004 Honda Accord eastbound…

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SOMC Hacked

Patients who had appointments at Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) facilities Thursday received notice that their appointments were canceled due to an emergency. Rumors quickly started circulating that the hospital and its facilities we unable to access their computers or phone lines due to the computer system being down. It was later announced on the…

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Indictments

Indictments   Jury met on November 5 and returned 27 Public Indictments and 5 Secret Indictments.   The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows:   Shauna F. Broughton, 38 of Homeless – 2 counts failure to appear Kenneth V. Bearce, 78 of Minford – 3 counts felonious assault William E. Blanton, 52 of Lucasville – possessing…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Officer Involved Shooting

Kentucky State Police Investigates Officer Involved Shooting Ashland, KY (November 4, 2021) – On November 3, 2021 the Kentucky State Police was requested by the Boyd County Sheriffs Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 9:15 PM EST in Boyd County. At the request of the Boyd County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, Ashland Post…

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FATAL CRASH

FATAL CRASH Sciotoville – On Monday, August 2nd at 4:17 pm, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a single vehicle serious injury crash on Highland Bend Road near the intersection of Stockham Hollow Road. Daniel McGuire, 57, of Portsmouth, was driving a 2010 Toyota Highlander westbound on Highland…

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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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