Wood Announces the "Top 5 Most Wanted"

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Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood announces a new feature to the website called, "Sheriff's Office Top 5 Most Wanted". This feature provides the public with photos and certain identifiers for who we are looking for. The feature is designed around the public and their ability to be more familiar with those who surround them. The most wanted will be updated bi-monthy with the latest wanted. If you see someone on the most wanted list, you can submit that information via the websites "Submit a Tip". Sheriff Wood urges people to visit the wesbite often as an update on who we are looking for.  

Application Period Ended

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We are no longer accepting applications for the "part-time dispatcher" position. We appreciate all of the applicants. Check back in the future for additional openings. 

Shooting in Salem Township

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Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood confirms that officers are on the scene of a shooting in Salem Township. The call came in around 9:24am when officers arrived on scene shortly thereafter. According to Sheriff Wood, the shooter is in custody at this time. The victim has been air lifted to St. Mary's in Huntington, West Virginia. Investigators are on the scene at this time collecting evidence. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Arctic Vortex, Warming Stations & Levels

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Emergency Levels

Effective January 6, 2014 at 7:30pm Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood has issued a LEVEL 2 snow emergency due to the anticipated extreme low temperatures. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be on the roadways. You should contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Additionally, as the temperatures dramatically decrease, take necessary steps to ensure that your pets stay warm. 

Stay updated to our Facebook page and website as we will post additional warming stations and weather updates as they become available. 

Warming Stations

  • Middleport Village Hall
  • Racine Fire Station 
  • Syracuse Community Center
  • Middleport Church of the Nazarene

Power Outages

We are aware of several areas that are without power. The power companies have been notifed however there is not yet an estimated time of resotration.