3 arrested in separate incidents


By Dean Wright - [email protected]



Gretchen Cleland


Mitchell Kirby


Joshua Saunders


GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office has released some of its latest complaint reports for late October and early November.

According to police records, Gretchen Cleland, 23, of Gallipolis, was arrested and transported to Gallia County Jail on Nov. 1 for allegedly violating 2919.25(A) of the Ohio Revised Code in a report that said Cleland allegedly and “knowingly caused physical harm to a family or household member.”

Allegedly, Cleland entered a “verbal altercation with her live-in boyfriend, with whom she has children in common.” Cleland allegedly punched her boyfriend in the face twice because he made her angry. According to reports, the pair had been arguing throughout the day and when Cleland became intoxicated, she supposedly became more aggressive and struck her significant other.

In a separate case, Gallia County Sheriff’s Office requested an arrest warrant for Joshua Saunders, 35, of Bidwell, for being located around the Gallia Metropolitan Estates property after having been barred from the location in 2007.

In a separate case, a complaint was released by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office in regards to Mitchell Kirby, 24, of Indianapolis. Allegedly, Kirby is a fugitive from Indiana where he has been charged with breaking the terms of his probation stemming from a theft conviction. The complaint says Kirby is allegedly in violation 2963.11 of the Ohio Revised Code for fleeing to Gallia County.

Dean Wright can be reached at (740) 446-2342, Ext. 2103.

Gretchen Cleland
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_Cleland.jpgGretchen Cleland

Mitchell Kirby
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_Kirby.jpgMitchell Kirby

Joshua Saunders
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_Saunders.jpgJoshua Saunders

By Dean Wright

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