Farmers Bank Robbery

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The Meigs County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery that occurred this afternoon at the Farmers Bank in Tuppers Plains, Ohio. No one was harmed in the incident. Below is a image from the security camera footage. If you recognize the individual in the photo, or have any information, please contact us immediately. You can call us at (740) 992-3371 or submit an anonymous tip at http://www.meigssheriff.org/tip.

Graduation

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Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood wants teens in Meigs County to have a fun and memorable experience this year’s graduation season. To ensure that teens stay safe, he is reminding them and their parents that underage drinking is not only dangerous but it is against the law.  “You can’t have a memorable experience at graduation time if you are unable to remember any of it because you have had too much to drink,” said Sheriff Wood.

The consequences of underage drinking are serious.  Every year underage drivers under the influence of alcohol kill or seriously injure themselves or others in crashes. Sheriff Wood offers the following tips to prevent underage drinking and keep this year’s graduates and the community safe. Parents and other adults must remember that underage drinking is against the law. Not only is furnishing alcohol to someone under age 21 a crime, it sends the wrong message.

Stabbing

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Sheriff Keith Wood reports that on May 10, 2015, his office received a call from Meigs EMS in reference to a male subject that had been stabbed in the chest on Bucktown Road in Letart Falls.  Sgt. Don Mohler and Deputy J. Perry arrived at the scene where they identified the victim, Jamie Terzopplous, of Racine, who had injuries to his chest, back and to his left arm.  A statement was made by Terzopplous as to how he received his injuries and who had inflicted the injuries to him.

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.