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Pike County Sheriff’s Office Se...

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Seeking SEPTA Inmate

  (Above) Orville Lee Mullet SEPTA inmate who walked away from jobsite Wednesday, in Athens County Pike County deputies are actively seeking Orville Lee Mullett, 26, of Piketon after he walked away from SEPTA in Athens County on Wednesday, 2-3-2016. Mullett is described as a white male, 5’10”, approximately 120 pounds, with brown hair, and green eyes. He […]

Suspicious Post Office Package Leads ...

Suspicious Post Office Package Leads to THC Lab

The following article was featured by the Pike County New’s Watchman, covering the events that lead to the discovery of a THC Lab: Last weekend, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader made a shattering discovery after receiving a call from the Piketon postmaster reporting a 38-pound package that smelled like marijuana. Upon further investigation, it was […]

Statement from Sheriff Charles Reader...

Statement from Sheriff Charles Reader on Winter Storm Preparation

Friday, January 22, 2016   10:50 a.m. “In preparation for the winter storm moving in, I will have deputies and supervisors out checking the road conditions, including myself, from the moment it arrives until the storm subsides.” “I have also made contact with the EMA Director, ODOT, and the County Engineers Office. ODOT and the Engineers […]

Clandestine Methamphetamine Lab Locat...

Clandestine Methamphetamine Lab Located in Piketon

News Release Monday, January 4th, 2016 Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that his office was contacted in the early morning hours by the Piketon Police Department for assistance in reference to a possible methamphetamine lab located in  a dumpster behind the Piketon Motel. Deputies responded to assist Piketon Police officers and with further […]

News Update on Death Investigation

News Update on Death Investigation

  Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that his office has successfully been in contact with all potential witnesses that were being sought regarding a fight at Beril’s Tavern in Piketon, Ohio that lead to the death of Shain Johnson, 42 of Columbus, Ohio During the investigation into the case investigators are now attempting to locate […]

Two Individuals Taken into Custody on...

Two Individuals Taken into Custody on Trafficking Charges

    Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports on 10-22-2015 Deputies from the Pike County Sheriff’s Office along with Officers from the U.S. Major Crimes Task Force, and the Waverly Police department took two individuals into custody for trafficking in drugs. Arrested this evening were 39 year old Connie Sparks of Piketon, Ohio and 44 year […]

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Co...

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Continues Death Investigation

  Sheriff Charles Reader reports that on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at 2:12 hrs., a Concerned Citizen flagged down a Sheriff’s Deputy that was patrolling the area of State Route 32 and Shyville Road. The Concerned Citizen reported that a possible fight had occurred at Beril’s Tavern in Piketon, Ohio. The Concerned Citizen further advised […]

Pike County Sheriff’s Office In...

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death

    Pike County Sheriff Reader reports, on October 17th 2015 at 2:29 a.m. his office received a call from Adena Pike Hospital advising a patient has just arrived at the ER with injuries sustained in a fight at Beril’s Bar in Piketon. When officers arrived at the hospital they learned the victim had succumbed […]

Deputies Respond to Active Burglary

Deputies Respond to Active Burglary

Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 01:50 am deputies from his office were dispatched to Cody’s Carry Out located at 8360 Ste. Rte. 124 Latham, Ohio in reference to a burglary in progress. While units were responding from different areas of the […]

The 22nd Annual Halloween Bash

The 22nd Annual Halloween Bash

The 22nd Annual Halloween Bash will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds October 27th from 6pm to 9pm. Sign up time for the costume contest will be from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. The costume contest will begin promptly at 7:00pm. We will once again have a Haunted House, D.J., Costume Contest, and bags of candy […]

Road Conditions

2/11/2016 10:14AM
Sheriff Reader has cancelled all snow levels for Pike County.

*Website updated when the levels change*

School Closures

All Pike County Schools are closed 2-11-2016

Pike County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Charles S. Reader
116 S. Market St.
Waverly, Ohio 45690
Phone: 740-947-2111
Fax: 740-947-1049