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8 New Scioto County Grand Jury Indictments

Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced that the May term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met and returned 8 Public Indictments.   An indictment is not a conviction. All Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The Defendants Indicted are charged as follows: JASSMINE LYNETTE JAMES, 26 Pontiac,...

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Woman Assaults Officer at the Jail

Four Portsmouth Police Units responded to a call regarding a woman who was, reportedly, screaming at traffic on the corner of Robinson and Offnere. The officers finally had to take the woman into custody after nearly 15 minutes of her refusing to identify herself. The woman was arrested for disorderly...

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The Man at Our Table is Not a Waiter

Portsmouth Police responded to a call from a concerned mother who was dining at Bob Evans on Gay Street. According to the woman, a man continuously approached the table where she and her children were attempting to enjoy a meal. Unsettled by the repeated harassment, the woman contacted the police...

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Inmate Death at Scioto County Jail

David Thoroughman, the Scioto County Sheriff, confirmed the death of an inmate at the county jail. Thoroughman stated that the inmate died the morning of Thursday, May 19th. The Sheriff's office did not issue a public statement. As a result, SCDN made direct contact with Sheriff Thoroughman on the morning...

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Overdose at the Scioto County Courthouse

A sad example of just how bad the addiction problem is in Scioto County. Just after 10 am, Portsmouth Ohio, Police responded to a report of an Overdose in a courtroom at the Scioto County Courthouse. The Portsmouth Fire Department transported the victim to the hospital and police officers accompanied...

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