A John Deere Gator mod XUV-620i was stolen from a residence on Thompsonville Rd, in the Radcliff area, during the night time hours. Vehicle has a custom radio added to it and a homemade plexiglass windshield. A stihl chainsaw and hand tools were inside the Gator. Neighbor heard a loud pickup truck that kept driving up and down the road around 3:30am. No other description available. Picture presented is a replica, but the Gator looks identical. If you have any info that will help law enforcement, please call 740-596-5242.
On April 17th, 2014, a call was recieved by the Vinton Co Sheriffs Office that a man was beating a dog with a baseball bat that was chained to a tree on Depue Rd in McArthur. Clint Dickerson, age 42 of Creola, was arrested after an investigation led to evidence that Dickerson had beat the dog. Dickerson was charged with criminal trespass, cruelty to animals, and injury to animals, and was taken to the SEORJ. the dog was taken to the vet by the owner. A bond hearing through video arraignment will be held on tuesday. The case has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for review. Investigation was conducted by Deputy Richard Hixson.
A 2 vehicle fatal crash occurred on SR93 at Swan School. OSP has shut down the roadway to finish the investigation. Please use an alternate route if you are driving in this area.
VC has been under a level 1 snow emergency since 1:40am this morning. Please be careful while driving.
VC is currently under no levels at this time. Please use caution on twp roads.
Vinton County has downgraded to a level 2 snow advisory at this time. Drive only if you feel it is necessary. Remember, ODOT and County Highway Department are doing a great job and the roads are starting to get better, but it will get cold again tonight and will likely refreeze. After a certain temp is reached, salt does not work. Please check in the morning to determine what level we will be on at that time.
VC has now upgraded to a level 3 snow emergency. Only emergency personnel are to be on the roadways.
Vinton Co is now under a level 2 snow advisory.
Vinton Co is under a level 1 snow advisory at this time.
Weather forecasters are predicting a possibility of 1/4″ of ice and anywhere between 3-12″ of snow, depending on which weather station you watch. AEP is expecting this to be severe weather and cause numerous power outages in our area. If these conditions happen, the roads will be extremely hazardous. Please prepare for possible power outages tomorrow night and do not drive on the roadways unless necessary.