Police seeking fugitive


The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a fugitive.

The person currently on the run and being looked for is Gabe McCarty, 39, of Wheelersburg. McCarty is described as 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 275 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

McCarty is driving a Honda CRV with Ohio registration CE03GG which has been reported stolen.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini said his office is currently investigating several cases throughout the county to include burglary, felony theft, breaking & entering and grand theft auto.

Donini said during the investigations detectives were able to identify the suspect as Gabe McCarty, who currently is on the run and known to frequent drug houses in the Minford and Wheelersburg areas.

Donini said the investigation is ongoing and will result in more charges being presented to the Scioto County grand jury and is requesting anybody with information on Gabe McCarty’s whereabouts to contact detective Jodi Conkel at 740-351-1091.

He said all calls will be anonymous.

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By Frank Lewis

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Reach Frank Lewis at 740-353-3101, ext. 1928, or on Twitter @franklewis.

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