Category: Piketon

$500 reward offered in identifying Memorial Day gun thief

Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader says he and his deputies are looking for a man who stole a gun on Monday. According to the Sheriff, shortly after 5 p.m. on...

Sheriff Reader seizes $100,000 in drugs

The Pike County Sheriff says one of his deputies seized nearly $100,000 worth of drugs in a traffic stop Wednesday. According to the Sheriff, someone called in a...

Governor DeWine addresses nuclear disaster

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement following United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s letter to DeWine regarding the Portsmouth Gaseous...

Federal dollars given to counties hit by storm damage

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that local governments, state agencies and certain private, non-profit organizations in 20 southern Ohio counties impacted by...

Pike County Sheriff puts scammers on blast

Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that scammers are targeting citizens in his county, pretending to be the Social Security Administration. Sheriff Reader...

Pike County Sheriff stops suspect’s gun with his thumb

Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that Willis Bowshier, 34, Waverly, is currently behind bars on multiple felony warrants, with additional charges expected, after the...

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