Deputy Davis Awarded

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Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood announces Deputy Brody Davis was awarded the golden handcuff award from the Meigs County Common Pleas Court Community Corrections Department on March 18, 2015. Deputy Davis has assisted the community corrections department in numerous ways including taking eleven individuals into custody who were placed on the community corrections departments most wanted list.

Sheriff Wood stated that Deputy Davis being recognized shows his dedication and determination to the safety in our community. Wood said that often we have offenders that fail to report to the courts and then have to be tracked down at which time our deputies begin to assist the community corrections staff in their efforts to capture the offenders and make the community a safer place to live.


Juvenile Found

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Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood advises missing juvenile Ali Wooten of Racine has been located in Morgantown, West Virginia on March 15, 2015. Sheriff Wood says the Meigs County Sheriff's Office received a tip of Wooten's possible location and contacted the Monongalia County Sheriff's Office. A short time after contacting Monongalia County the Morgantown Police Department located Wooten at an apartment complex and have her in there custody. The Meigs County Sheriff's Office and Morgantown Police Department are currently working to gather more information on the incident and further information will be given after it becomes available.

Missing Juvenile

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Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood advises The Meigs County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate a missing juvenile. Sheriff Wood states, Ali Wooten, Age 14, of Racine (5’4”, 115 Pounds, Brown Hair, Blue Eyes) was last seen getting into a small SUV at Southern High School on Monday March 9, 2015. Deputies have reviewed security footage from Southern High School and are seeking any information on the driver of the SUV as well as Ali's location. Anyone that knows Ali’s whereabouts or has information on who the driver of the SUV may be, please contact the Meigs County Sheriff's Office at 740-992-3371.