(The Vinton County Sheriff’s Office provided the following information regarding incidents which it investigated during the month of December)

On Thursday, Dec. 2, deputies responded to Bolster Hollow Road on the report of a car catching fire. This matter remains under investigation.

On Saturday, Dec. 11, deputies responded to West Commercial Square in Zaleski on the report of a CPO violation. Jeffrey Harris, age 45, of Zaleski, was taken into custody.

On Sunday, Dec. 12, deputies responded to Zaleski Baptist Church on the report of a firearm located on the premises. This matter remains under investigation.

On Sunday, Dec. 12, deputies received a report of potential child abuse. The information was reported to Child Protective Services and remains under investigation.

On Thursday, Dec. 16, deputies assisted McArthur Police Department with a road-rage incident.

On Sunday, Dec. 19, deputies responded to Woodgeard Road in Creola for a domestic dispute. The matter was resolved with no criminal charges filed.

On Friday, Dec. 24, deputies assisted the McArthur Police Department in a foot pursuit. The suspect was apprehended and turned over to McArthur Police.

On Friday, Dec. 24, deputies responded with McArthur Police and McArthur Fire Department to a residence on Dixon Road in McArthur in regard to a shed on fire.

On Saturday, Dec. 25, deputies responded to Wilson Avenue in Hamden due to a car wreck. During the investigation, suspected methamphetamine was located inside of the vehicle. This incident remains under investigation.

On Monday, Dec. 27, deputies responded to a residence on State Route 56 near New Plymouth on the report of a stolen four-wheeler. This incident remains under investigation.

On Tuesday, Dec. 28, Christopher Bevard was cited for an equipment violation during a traffic stop on State Route 328.

On Thursday, Dec. 30, deputies responded to Morgan Road in regard to a rape. This matter is still under investigation.

A representative of the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office stated: “All suspects and arrested individuals are innocent until proven guilty in a Court of Law. This release is for public information purposes only.”