A Meigs County man is under arrest and awaiting a court hearing on charges of felonious assault and cultivation of marijuana. Randall Meyers, 40, allegedly fired gunshots at Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents and Vinton County sheriff's deputies when they arrived to "eradicate marijuana from the property," according to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood.
The annual Ridgetop Music Fest, Classic Car and Tractor Show will be noon to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Vinton County Airport. In addition to the cars and tractors, the band Double Shot from the Athens area will perform during the afternoon.
The second suspect arrested in connection with the killing of a Licking County man is being held on $200,000 bond on a tampering with evidence charge. Bond was set Thursday for Kyle Johnston, 34, according to Licking County Common Pleas Court records.
Deputies in Vinton County say three people were arrested and two children were removed from a home after meth making materials were found. According to the Vinton County Sheriff's Office, parole officers making a home visit at a residence in Wilkesville discovered several items that were used to make methamphetamine using the "one pot" or "shake and bake" method.