Category Archives: Latest News

2020 911 Audit

Another great audit finding from the Ohio 9-1-1 Program Office on our Wood County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 performance.

Death Investigation

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a death that occurred in Grand Rapids Township. Please read the attached press release. Press release John Thompson

20200528 Be On The Lookout

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a theft of a trailer from Eastwood Schools in Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio. The incident happened on 5-21-20 at 3:15 am. A male subject driving this pick-up truck pulled into the Eastwood parking

DEA launches Secure Your Meds campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: DEA Public Affairs(202) 307-7977 Press Release DEA launches Secure Your Meds campaign, calls on Americans to keep medications safe WASHINGTON – With families encouraged to stay at home due to the nationwide health crisis, the Drug Enforcement

20200324 Public Notice

March 24, 2020:  In order to provide our community with a high level of service while protecting the safety of our deputies and members of the public we must change and adapt to meet these challenges.  Therefore, effective at 6:00

20200323: Ohio counting on citizens to stay home, businesses to close

From BG Independant News: POSTED BY: JAN LARSON MCLAUGHLIN MARCH 23, 2020 By JAN LARSON McLAUGHLIN BG Independent News As of midnight, Ohioans are being ordered to stay home unless it is essential for them to venture out. That raises many questions

Wood County Jail Visitation Currently Suspended

The Wood County Jail will be suspending all visitations until further notice. This order comes after the Governor declared a State of Emergency and ordered jails and prison to stop all visits.  We apologize for the inconvenience and  hope you

Assist 911 Telecommunicators

If you plan to use your local EMS for treatment and transport of patients who are exhibiting and flu like symptoms, please give the 911 operator detailed information about the symptoms the patient is exhibiting. Also, if the patient has

Wood County Jail Expansion Moving Forward

The Wood County Commissioners are expected to review the options for this expansion and make a decision within the next couple of weeks.

Hiring! Full-Time Cook

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for a full-time cook position within our jail kitchen.  See details on how to apply today.