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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 […]

Tips Lead to Suspect Being Taken into...

Tips Lead to Suspect Being Taken into Custody and Victim’s Property Returned

      Sheriff Charles Reader reports that his office handled multiple burglary complaints at a residence on State Route 124 belonging to Ova Lemaster. Between September 8th and September 15th, 2015 the suspect entered the residence on two separate occasions, once while Mr. Lemaster was asleep in a back bedroom, and took cash, cigarettes, […]

Deputies Respond to Call of Skid Stee...

Deputies Respond to Call of Skid Steer Being Stolen

  Sheriff Charles Reader reports that on Friday August 29th at around 11:16 p.m. his office received a complaint of someone possibly stealing a Caterpillar Skid Steer from the 2500 Block of Jasper Road. One of the Complainants followed the suspects and continued to give the location of the vehicle to Pike County Dispatchers until […]

Two Labs Recovered in Two Days on Lap...

Two Labs Recovered in Two Days on Lapperell Road

    Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader reports that in the last two days deputies from his office as well as investigators with the US 23 Major Crimes Task Force and Officers from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) have seized two illegal drug labs at the same address on Lapperell Road. Deputies […]

Pike County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Charles S. Reader 116 S. Market St, Waverly Ohio 740-947-2111 Sheriff Charles Reader reports that on Saturday at 7:54 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to Adena/Pike Medical Center reference to a complaint of a male that claimed to have been in a n ATV accident that could not provide adequate information. […]

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Register for Email Alerts 8/17/2016 12:26am the national weather service in Wilmington has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern Pike county until 1245 pm. Severe thunderstorm was located over belfast.. moving east at 20 mph. Hazard 60 mph wind gusts.

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