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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 […]

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 […]