Sheriff Lanny North

Chief Deputy Dave Valkinburg

Friday, July 26

Deputies responded to a Maysville-Greendale Road residence for a breaking and entering complaint. The victim told deputies that someone had entered their garage and stole tools and other items.

Deputies responded to a Murray City business for a bad check complaint. The case will be forwarded to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office.

Deputies responded to a Maple Street, Laurelville residence for a domestic violence complaint. After investigation, deputies arrested Chad C. Arledge, 46, Laurelville, for domestic violence, fourth-degree misdemeanor. Arledge was transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

Saturday, July 27

Deputies conducted a traffic stop at state Route 664 and Hunter Street for a traffic violation. After speaking with the driver and passenger, deputies had HCSO K9 Dzeck conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle. After Dzeck indicated the presence of narcotics inside, deputies conducted a probable cause search finding that both the driver and passenger possessed what appeared to be methamphetamine and paraphernalia. The evidence will be submitted to the BCI crime lab for analysis and possible future indictment.

A Haydenville resident came to the Sheriff’s Office to file a complaint of violating a protection order. Deputies charged, Jonathan R. Frost, 42, Newark, with violating a protection order.

Deputies responded to a Claylick Road residence for a wanted person. Deputies made contact with several people from the residence who all denied that the wanted person, Jacob L. Miller, was in the residence. Deputies eventually were able to talk Miller into coming out of the residence where he was taken into custody. Miller had warrants for felonious assault, burglary, theft, domestic violence, criminal damaging and leaving the scene. Additional charges of resisting arrest and obstructing official business were filed. Also charged at the scene was Joseph A. Johnson, 42, Logan, for a warrant for failure to pay child support and additional charges of failure to disclose personal information, obstructing official business, and obstructing justice; Miranda L. Carter, 41, Logan, charged with obstructing official business and obstructing justice; Zachary S. Vaughan, 26, New Lexington, charged with obstructing justice. All were transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

Deputies observed a vehicle on Haydenville Road commit multiple traffic violations and attempted to make a traffic stop. The vehicle fled and after a short while, a female passenger jumped from the moving car. Deputies took her into custody and terminated the pursuit. Deputies were able to identify the driver and charges have been filed and a warrant requested for their arrest.

Sunday, July 28

Deputies responded to a Hansel Avenue residence for an assault complaint. After investigation, deputies arrested Richard D. Losey, Lancaster, and charged him with felonious assault. Losey was transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

Deputies responded to an East Main Street, Rockbridge residence for a criminal trespass complaint. Business owners requested deputies issue a criminal trespass warning to the individuals.

Deputies responded to a Walnut Dowler Road residence for a violation of a protection order complaint. After investigation, deputies submitted charges and a request for a warrant for violating a protection order.

Monday, July 29

The deputy assigned as Dog Warden responded to a dog bite/dog at large complaint on Vickers Road. After investigation, Julie A. Sinnott, 51, Union Furnace, was issued a citation for failure to confine a dog.

Deputies investigated a deer/vehicle crash on state Route 180 at Jack Run Road.

Deputies responded to a state Route 278 residence for a missing juvenile. Deputies were notified a short time after that they had been located in Athens County.

Deputies received a complaint and responded to state Route 93 at Scott’s Creek where they found two juveniles who had been arguing. Deputies were able to locate the appropriate adults to release the juveniles into their custody.

Deputies responded to a state Route 664 residence for a domestic argument. After investigation, deputies issued citations to all parties for disorderly conduct. One party had left and charges for violating a protection order have been filed with a request for a warrant.

Tuesday, July 30

Deputies responded to a Water Street residence for a domestic argument. After investigation, deputies arrested Joseph A. Diles, 38, Laurelville, for a warrant. Additional charges of aggravated menacing and disorderly conduct were forwarded to the Prosecutor’s Office.

EDITOR’S NOTE: While charges have been filed by law enforcement officers against some of the above people, they have not been found guilty of violations. Charges against people may be dismissed or individuals may be found not guilty in court. Unless a person is found guilty, he or she remains not guilty.

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