Galloway indicted on new charges

By Nikki Blankenship -

Drug trafficker Thomas Galloway, 48, of McDermott, has been in indicted on new charges since being arrested after being a fugitive for months.

On July 18, Galloway was indicted on charges including one second degree charge of aggravated trafficking in drugs, one second degree felony charge of aggravated possession of drugs, one fourth degree misdemeanor charge of illegal use or possession of drugs, one fifth degree felony of possessing criminal tools, one fourth degree felony in aggravated trafficking in drugs and a fifth degree felony in aggravates possession of drugs.

Troopers from the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol apprehended Galloway, along with Everett Hodge Jr, 47, of West Portsmouth on Tuesday, July 11 at the Valero Station on US23 in Rosemount. As Troopers approached Hodge – Galloway attempted to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended. Both subjects were taken into custody and are facing felony drug charges. Galloway also had multiple felony warrants for failure to appear for conveyance to prison in reference to drug related convictions in both Scioto and Adams counties. Galloway had been given a stay of execution of sentence by both courts. At the time of his arrest, Galloway had been on the run since April. He is currently incarcerated in a Ohio correctional facility.

By Nikki Blankenship

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1931.

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1931.