Man Arrested on Parole Violation; Marijuana Found in His Home

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man recently was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant for violating his probation, the Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini says.

Lorne "Rocky" Dingess, 49, of Lucasville, Ohio, was arrested Tuesday at his home along Isaac Rickey Road. The warrant for the parole violation was issued by the Portsmouth Municipal Court.

Donini said deputies seized several marijuana plants and "criminal tools" inside Dingess's home and on his property.

Dingess was taken to Scioto County Jail and awaiting a hearing in Portsmouth Municipal Court.

A case against Dingess regarding the marijuana found on his property will be forwarded to the Scioto County Prosecutor's Office to be presented to a grand jury for consideration of possible charges.

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