The local Parkersburg business, Sno Biz, was broken into early in the morning. However, the store's security system prevented any further wrongdoing and allowed them to find the suspect and arrest him.
Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood and Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin have released a joint statement about ongoing investigations of criminal activity which have been occurring in both Meigs and Gallia counties.
A man arrested after a lengthy standoff with authorities in Lawrence County, Ohio, on Wednesday had been wanted in connection with the theft of several side-by-side utility vehicles from a dealership in Gallia County, authorities said.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a law that changed how the state intervenes in repeatedly poor-performing school districts. It ruled Wednesday that the law enabling state-appointed academic distress commissions to take over operational control of such districts is constitutional.
The case of a man accused of fatally shooting his brother on Mother's Day in south Parkersburg was bound over to Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon following a preliminary hearing in magistrate court that included testimony from the mother of both men.