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    BCI and the Pike County Sheriff’s Office have received more than 300 tips in connection with the Pike County murder investigation. All of the tips – those called in and emailed to us via social media – have been sent to investigators. Thank you! Those with information to share are still urged to […]

Missing Child Found in Pond on Back H...

Missing Child Found in Pond on Back Hollow Rd

  April 29th, 2016 Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that on April 28, 2016 at 10:50 a.m. the Pike County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a 3 year old child was missing from a residence on Back Hollow Rd, Waverly OH. The caller reported that her grandchild had gotten out of the house, and […]

Pike County Sheriff Court Security Re...

Pike County Sheriff Court Security Receives Threat

    4/29/2016 Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that on 4-28-2016 at around 9:30 am deputies from the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, assigned to Court Security, received information concerning threats being made toward court staff. An individual identified as William N. Hudson, age 55, of Holbrook Rd. , Beaver was to appear in the Pike […]

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Re...

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Scene of Multiple Fatalities

  4/22/2016   Sheriff Reader reports that his office has been called to a scene involving multiple fatalities. At this time BCI has been contacted, and any media questions should be directed to 614-466-3840.

Updated Information on Escaped Inmate...

Updated Information on Escaped Inmate John Modie

Update to previous news release of escaped inmate John Modie: It has been learned that the previously released information regarding the vehicle, and the two females connected with Modie is unfounded. Sheriff Charles Reader reports that Inmate John Modie convicted of murder from Cuyahoga County escaped from a detention facility in Hocking County, and is […]

Caution: Escaped Inmate From Hocking ...

Caution: Escaped Inmate From Hocking County

3-28-2016 Sheriff Charles Reader reports that Inmate John Modie convicted of murder from Cuyahoga County Escaped from a detention facility in Hocking County. He may be in a Gold Jeep Grand Cherokee with possible tag number FMR5937 and accompanied by a black female, Cynthia Netter and a white female, Jessica Horsley. They are possibly headed […]

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 […]

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Road Closures

-Watson Rd at the Wall 1.95 MM Until Further Notice

-Turkey Run Rd at the 00.26 MM May 5th, 2016 for approximately 90 days

-Nace Corner Rd at the .68 MM June 20th, 2016 thru September 1st, 2016

-Leeth Creek Rd at the 2.48 MM June 27th, 2016 thru September 15th, 2016