CROWN CITY — Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin recently released a statement in regards to an investigation being conducted by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office Meth Lab Enforcement Team after reportedly discovering a meth lab on Chambers Road, resulting in the arrest of one.
“At approximately 9:08 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2018,” said Champlin. “Deputies and detectives with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a wanted person, Jett A. Acree, age 39, at his residence located at 684 Chambers Road in Crown City, Ohio. While on scene, deputies discovered chemicals and components used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office Meth Lab Enforcement Team and Ohio B.C.I. Meth Lab Enforcement Team were summoned to the scene in order to process these hazardous materials and collect and process evidence.”
“I am proud of the proactive efforts of my staff…,” he continued. “Through those efforts, a very volatile crime has been discovered and now has been dealt with appropriately by our highly trained folks. This case remains under investigation and further charges are expected after consultation with Prosecuting Attorney Jason Holdren’s Office.”