Belmont County suspect search ends in arrest

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BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) –

UPDATE (8/18/19 11:02 AM) — Belmont County Sheriff officials have confirmed that Gary Edward Anderson-Myers has been arrested.

The arrest was made at an abandoned house at 201 East 21 Street in Bellaire Sunday at approximately 1:00 a.m.

Authorities found the suspect hiding in the basement and the arrest without any altercation.

Anderson-Myers is being charged with kidnapping and burglary.

The 33-year-old is currently in jail on no bond.

He will appear in court next week for his initial trial.

Bellaire Police Chief Dick Flanagan says constant communication between the community and authorities led to the suspect’s arrest.

Bellaire and Shadyside Police Departments assisted in the arrest.


UPDATE ( 8/16/19 1:30 PM) — Surveillance footage has been released that shows suspect, Gary Edward Anderson-Myers, walking in front of Long’s Cleaning in Bellaire.


UPDATE (8/15/19 7:50 P.M.) — Belmont County Sheriff Dave Lucas says Jamie Jackson has been found unharmed.

The suspect, Gary Edward Anderson-Myers, ran on foot. Authorities are now searching for him in the area of Fulton Hill.

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BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — Belmont County Sheriff’s Department are looking for a suspect that allegedly abducted a female from Belle Village Appartments in Bellaire, Ohio.

Officials say they are looking for Gary Edward Anderson- Myers.

The Dept. says Anderson-Myers broke the door in the manager’s office at Belle Village Appartments in Bellaire.

The female, Jamie Jackson, contacted Belmont County 911 about domestic trouble between her and Anderson-Myers.

Jackson told 911 that she locked herself into the manager’s office and that she was trying to get away from Anderson- Myers because he was beating her up.

Anderson- Myers again broke the door then grabbed her and drug her out.

Belmont County Sheriff’s Office considers Anderson-Myers dangerous.

All Law Enforcement approach with caution and hold for the Sheriff’s Office. All others please contact 911 ASAP if spotted.


Gary Edward Anderson-Myers

White/Male      Hair/Brown      Eyes/Hazel      6’ 00’    200lbs.            Age/ 33

Last seen wearing: Wearing a Bandana, Backwards Hat, Black Shirt


Jamie L. Jackson

White/Female  Hair/Short Blond          Eyes/Brown     5’ 06”   120 lbs             Age/35

Unknown Clothing Description


WTRF.com will continue to update this story as it progresses

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