6-year-old boy hospitalized after dog attack
IRONTON — The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office reports:
VICIOUS DOG: A 6-year-old Ironton area boy was taken to King’s Daughters Medical Center for injuries from a number of dog bites last week and later had to be transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington due to the severity of the injuries to his head and leg. The dog, a German shepherd, apparently broke the chain he was tied up with and attacked the boy, who was walking down a road. The owner of the animal, who was cited for failure to confine a vicious or dangerous dog, eventually shot and killed the animal when he couldn’t be confined and turned the body over to animal control.
BURGLARY: A 53-year-old Coal Grove resident reported last week that someone stole tools valued at $657.
BURGLARY: A 41-year-old South Point area woman reported last week that someone stole two rings valued at $400 from her home.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: A 53-year-old Franklin Furnace area man reported last week that someone broke into a building and stole tools and an air compressor. The items were valued at $1,800.
THEFT OF A FIREARM: A 70-year-old Chesapeake area man reported last week that someone stole a .22-caliber Smith & Wesson valued at $200.
THEFT: A 60-year-old South Point area man reported last week that someone stole 10 fishing rods and reels, a wheel barrow and three wagon wheels. The items were valued at $5,300.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: A 32-year-old Ironton area man reported last week that someone stole a trailer, two television sets and a camping lantern. The items were valued at $1,920.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: An 18-year-old Proctorville area man told authorities last week his brother hit him in the head several times and tried to gouge out his eyes. A sheriff’s deputy arrested a 20-year-old man on a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence and transported him to jail.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A 33-year-old Proctorville woman last week got into a physical altercation with her 48-year-old mother-in-law. Both women were transported to jail on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A Pedro area woman reported last week that her live-in boyfriend pulled her hair and grabbed her head and made the woman, an amputee in a wheelchair, sleep on the floor the previous night and has hit her several times in recent weeks. A sheriff’s deputy arrested a 43-year-old Pedro area man on a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence and transported him to jail.
FELONIOUS ASSAULT: Following a domestic complaint last week, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Austin L. Pritchard, 23, of Private Drive 712, Kitts Hill, on charges of felonious assault, endangering children and misdemeanor charges of possession of drugs and criminal damaging.
DRUG POSSESSION: Responding to a call last week, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Ryan D. Langley, 39, of County Road 15, Chesapeake, on a charge of possession of heroin and transported him to jail.
DRUG ARRESTS: Following a traffic stop last week, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Cierra R. Hauff, 32, of Salt Rock, on charges of possession of drugs and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug abuse instruments. Two other people in the vehicle were arrested on outstanding warrants from Scioto County and Jackson County.
DRUG ARRESTS: Following a traffic stop last week, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Deanna K. Cornell, 38, of Townshp Road 1227, Proctorville, on charges of possession of drugs and identity fraud. Kory L. Little, 40, of Winston-Salem, N.C., also was arrested on a charge of identity fraud. Both were transported to jail.
BURGLARY: Responding to a call last week, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Brandon L. Locey, 24, of County Road 47, of Waterloo, after he admitted climbing into a former girlfriend’s residence on County Road 14.
BURGLARY: Responding to a call last week, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Beth A. Bailey, 34, of Ohio 522, Pedro, on a charge of felonious assault and transported her to jail.
BURGLARY: A 72-year-old South Point man earlier this month reported that someone got into his gun case and stole nine weapons valued at $5,900.