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Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Douglas J. McGrath

37 East Main Street
McConnelsville, Ohio 43756
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2017 Law Enforcement Award and Recognition Banquet

 

 

On December 05, 2017, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office hosted it’s Annual Law Enforcement Awards/Recognition Banquet. The banquet was attended by all members of the Sheriff’s Office and McConnelsville Police Department. Special guests included Matt Cook, A.P.A., Troy Leopold, Common Pleas Court, J.R. Wilson, Juvenile Court, Mark Howdyshell, Prosecutor and Colonel Chad Dennis, Licking County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy.

McConnelsville Police Chief Troy Copeland handed out tokens of appreciation to his employees for a job well done and gave accolades to all Law Enforcement in attendance for working together in the past year to accomplish our goals and making the community a better place. All Law Enforcement personnel received a recognition award and Challenge Coin from Sheriff McGrath.  Sheriff McGrath also gave out 3 Special Awards to the following Deputies. Scott McLain received a commendation for his work on the A.E.P. Campground Security. Brian West received a commendation for his participation and leadership of the O.D.O.T. Litter pickup Program. Sergeant James Fisher received the Sheriff’s Citation Award for his efforts and many hours participating in major drug busts within the County. Chief Deputy Terry McGrew presented an award to the Office from AAA Motor Club. The award was “The Community Traffic Safety Award”, Platinum Status, it is given to certain Law Enforcement Offices for their implementation of efforts toward traffic safety within their communities

The guest speaker was Colonel Chad Dennis from the Licking County Sheriff’s Office, who spoke on the benefits and opportunities of being in the Law Enforcement profession.

A great meal was served, compliments of “The BoonDocks” restaurant. The ceremony was concluded with a door prize drawing, employee gift exchange and a guest appearance from SANTA, who provided gifts for all the little ones.

 

Morgan Washington, Noble Major Crimes Task Force Executes 15 Search Warrant in 5 Counties

 

The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission (OOCIC), directed by Attorney General Mike DeWine, recently authorized the Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force (WMNMCTF) to conduct a narcotics investigation at certain locations in Washington, Morgan, Muskingum, Athens, and Franklin Counties involving members and associates of the Mayle family.
Established in 1986, the (OOCIC) assists local law enforcement agencies in combating organized crime activities. The Commission is composed of members from the law enforcement community and is chaired by the Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. The WNNMCTF in conjunction with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Columbus Police Department Narcotics Unit, Muskingum County (CODE) Narcotics Task Force, Franklin and Athens County Sheriff’s Office, Marietta and Belpre Police Departments, and other participating agencies conducted an investigation which involved the transportation, possession, and distribution of large quantities of cocaine and prescription pills.

Eleven (11) individuals were arrested on September 14, 2017. Additional charges and the arrests of other individuals are anticipated after the next session of the Morgan County Grand Jury. Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Howdyshell is leading the prosecuting team with assistance from the Office of the Morgan County Sheriff Douglas McGrath. Washington County Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Rings is also supplying attorneys. The following is a list of individuals arrested:

Richard Leroy Mayle, age 74
600 Hill Road, Cutler, OH for
1 count of Trafficking in Heroin (F2) and
1 count of Trafficking in Prescription Pain Pills (F4)

Rodney Duane Mayle, age 49
1205 1/2 Pershing Road, Zanesville, OH for
1 count of Trafficking in Cocaine (F2)

Brandon Lee Kennedy, age 29
5580 Oak Hill Road, Stockport, OH for
1 count of Trafficking in Cocaine (F2)

Brianna Shauntelle Cossin, age 27
600 Hill Road, Cutler, OH for
Trafficking in Prescription Pain Pills (F4)

Leanne Kay Seyfried, age 58
9255 State Route 377, Chesterhill, OH for
1 count of Trafficking in Cocaine (F3)

Susan Raye Harvey, age 43
11722 State Route 555, Cutler, OH for
1 count of Trafficking in Cocaine (F4) and
1 count of Trafficking in Cocaine (F5)

Tyrone Christopher Holbert, age 30
7020 Wood Road, Chesterhill, OH
1 count of Trafficking in Drugs

Dani Nicole Kenney, age 28
5580 Oak Hill Road, Stockport, OH
1 count Trafficking in Drugs

Ike Ray Tabler, age 43
1228 McGraw Road, Stewart, OH
1 count trafficking in Heroin (F2)

Christian Edward Sayre, age 36
1924 State Route 550, Cutler, OH
1 count Trafficking in Drugs

Douglas Kaltenbach, age 56
7025 Marion St., Chesterhill, Ohio
1 count of Possessing Weapons under Disability

Fifteen (15) search warrants were also issued and executed in five (5) different counties at the following residences:

Morgan County

Brandon Lee Kennedy, age 29
1640 High Street Chesterhill, OH

Heather Dawn Jenkins, age 38
7270 Marion Street, Chesterhill, OH

Douglas Kendrell Kaltenbach, age 56
7025 Marion Street, Chesterhill, OH

Tyrone Holbert, age 30
7020 Wood Road, Chesterhill, OH

Washington County

Richard Leroy Mayle, age 74
600 Hill Road, Cutler, OH

Garage on Mayle Ridge Road, Cutler, OH

Aaron Duane Mayle, age 69
13783 State Route 555, Cutler, OH

Christopher Neil Mayle, age 38
Susan Raye Harvey, age 43
11722 State Route 555, Cutler, OH

Brandon Lee Kennedy, age 29
Dani Nicole (Nikki) Kenney, age 28
5580 Oak Hill Road, Stockport, OH

Michelle Elaine Kenney, age 30
3081 Oak Hill Road, Cutler, OH

Christian Edward Sayre, age 36
1924 State Route 550, Cutler, OH

Athens County

Tyson Jermaine Butcher, age 30
Tia L. Canter, age 35
12328 State Route 329, Stewart, OH

Columbus

Gary Edward Scott, Jr., age 44
Angela Marie Scott, age 49
6200 Ambleside Drive, Apt. D, Columbus, OH

James Alan Spencer, age 46
Monica Lynn Spencer, age 47
6397 Ambleside Drive, Columbus, OH

Muskingum County

Rodney Duane Mayle, age 49
1205 1/2 Pershing Road, Zanesville, OH

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