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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 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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