Pickaway County, OH

Two People Injured in US-23 Crash in Pickaway County

PICKAWAY – Two people were injured and transported to the hospital after a crash in South Bloomfield. Accoridng to law enforcement the crash occurred around 2:40 pm on Monday South Bloomfield police responded to a crash at the intersection of US-23 and 316. The red Subaru was traveling southbound on US-23 when it attempted to turn left onto East North Street when it failed to yield to oncoming traffic and pulled in front of a Ford Edge that was heading Northbound on US-23 striking it.
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Breaking: Gun Threat at Pickaway County School Details One Student

PICKAWAY – One student was detained earlier after a gun threat at Logan Elm schools. According to the Pickaway County sheriff’s office, SRO received a threat of a. possible student with a firearm at Logan Elm Schools today. The student was located and detained without incident. A Smith and Wesson handgun was found and confiscated.
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Sheriff: Gun reported at Logan Elm school

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) — Investigators are looking into a report of a student bringing a gun to a Logan Elm school Monday. According to a Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post, a school resource officer received a threat about a student possibly carrying a firearm at one of the district’s schools. It did not say […]

STOLEN: Truck Stolen from Ross County May be in Pickaway County

PICKAWAY – A truck stolen in Ross County has been seen in Pickaway County today. The white truck was stolen Saturday morning around 2:30 am from the corner of Church and Arch, it has front-end damage. It is a 2006 white Nissan titan with black mirrors. Earlier today Pickaway...

Breaking: Homeless Camp Fire in Pickaway County

PICKAWAY – A fire has been reported in the area of the overpass of US-23 in the area of the American Legion. According to witnesses several tents, are on fire in the area of the homeless camp causing black smoke. OSP on scene reported several minor explosions from items...

Breaking: Several Vehicle Crash on US-23 Pickaway County

PICKAWAY – A possible four-car crash occurred on US-23 Northbound around 9:30 am on Tuesday. According to early reports, at least four people are injured, and the road is closed in the area of Orr Road and US-23 in Pickaway County. Children are involved in the crash. A helicopter has been requested.

Two Men Arrested in Pickaway County with 1 1/2 Ounces of Fentanyl

Pickaway – Sheriff Matthew O. Hafey is pleased to announce the arrest of two males from Michigan today. At around 1:55 PM Sgt. Stephen Harger was on patrol on US 23 in the area of US 22 when he observed a Ford F-150 far exceeding the posted speed limit and stopped the vehicle for the violation. Upon observing criminal indicators, he requested Cpl. Morningstar to the scene to assist. Both Deputies detected an odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle.

Deer Creek Dam Releasing Last Weeks Flood Waters

PICKAWAY – Over the past week, Pickaway county has received an ample amount of rain. Dams like the one in Deer Creek hold some of those waters and release them when the time is right. The Deek Creek Dam was created to reduce flooding of the area by the...

Update: One Arrested in High-Speed Chase in Pickaway County

CIRCLEVILLE – Pickaway County was involved in a high-speed chase with a vehicle that has three individuals inside around 11 pm on Tuesday. Accoridng to the Pickaway County Sheriffs’ office a traffic stop was attempted on SR 104 southbound when the driver of a black Nissan Sedan was clocked at 63 in a 55. The driver of the sedan did stop at the Goody Nook at the intersection of 104 and 22 where Deputy Thomas asked the driver for a driver’s license, and the driver told the deputy he did not have one. The deputy also noted in the report the smell of alcohol and marijuana was coming from the vehicle. When he asked the driver 28-year-old Brien Turner to get out of the vehicle the Turner put the vehicle into drive and took off heading eastbound on U.S. 22 toward Circleville.

Pickaway County Receives 490,000 for Cooks Creek Wetland Restoration

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced today that $3 million in H2Ohio grant funding will be directed to nine wetland projects to help improve water quality in the Ohio River Basin. Awards will go to projects in Athens, Butler, Clark, Delaware,...