Jackson County, OH

Police: Ohio man charged after running from traffic stop, drugs found

WELLSTON, Ohio (WCHS) — A man was charged Saturday after police said he ran from them during a traffic stop in Jackson County, Ohio. Joshua L. Coleman, 35, of Hamden, Ohio, is accused of running into the woods off Lake Alma Road near Wellston about 11:45 p.m. Saturday while police were checking his identification, according to the Wellston Police Department.
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Jackson Co. Deputies in pursuit after man jumps out of car at traffic stop

Editor’s Note: Jackson County authorities were initially given a false name for the suspect. This article has been updated to reflect that the man’s name is Ryan Bevard instead of “Robert.” UPDATE: (5:40 p.m. May 19) — A female passenger was arrested by Jackson County authorities for obstruction in connection to a pursuit. Authorities say […]
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Jackson Co., Ohio Sheriff | ‘Dangerous suspect’ caught

JACKSON, Ohio (WSAZ) - A man police described as “dangerous” Friday morning has been caught, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. Jackson Police dispatchers tell WSAZ a search for Kenneth Sims began around 3 a.m. after a traffic stop on Main Street. Deputies say Sims car...

Jackson County Commissioners, JCEDP and local businesses honor Fluor-BWXT

JACKSON — The Jackson County Commissioners recognized Fluor-BWXT (FBP) for promoting industrial, economic, commercial and civic development for Jackson County over the past 10 years. The members, along with representatives of the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP) and area business leaders, presented a proclamation during their regular meeting in May.

Jackson Fire Helps Ukraine Firefighters

A lot is happening in the Ukriane right now and the world continues to help. Right here in Ohio, Jackson Fire is offering a helping hand to help with a cause that may be forgotten. Jordan Miller is joined by Jackson Township Fire Chief Timothy Berczik to discuss what the department is doing to help Ukraine firefighters.

Jackson Fire With Gear Donation to First Responders in Ukraine

JACKSON TWP., Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – After the weapons and ammo are sent to Ukraine, there’s an equipment need for those emergency responders assisting with the injured. So the Jackson Township Fire Department has donated sufficient search and rescue gear to protect 70 first responders. The...

Jackson airport to get security enhancements

JACKSON, OHIO (WOWK) – Security and enhancements to parking are coming to the James A. Rhodes airport in Jackson, Ohio U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R- Marietta), was on hand for the announcement Monday morning. The $457,507 comes by way of the Community Funding Project. Jackson County Engineer Melissa Miller submitted the request last year. According […]