• Scioto County Sheriff's Office

Indictment of Correctional Officer Aeh Plus His Inmate Co-Conspirators & Others

NEWS RELEASE

July 26, 2021



John C. Aeh

Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman stated on July 23, 2021 Correctional Officer Aeh was indicted on charges relating to his arrest on July 9, 2021.


On that date, Correctional Officer John C. Aeh, age 43, of Wheelersburg was charged with 1 count of conspiracy, a felony of the 4th degree, 1 count of trafficking in drugs, a felony of the 3rd degree and conveyance into a detection center, a felony of the 3rd degree.



The indictments handed down on July 23rd charged Aeh with Conspiracy, a felony of the 3rd

degree, Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the 3rd degree, two (2) counts of Trafficking

in a Fentanyl-related compound, a felony of the 2nd degree, and two (2) counts of Illegal

Conveyance of Drugs of Abuse onto grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, a felony of

the 3rd degree, and Sexual Battery, a felony of the 3rd degree.



Thomas L. Cook

Sheriff Thoroughman stated that as a result of the investigation, which begun on July 9, 2021, four (4) additional persons were indicted related to Aeh conveying drugs into the Scioto County Jail. Two (2) of the additional persons were/are inmates housed within the Scioto County Jail. The other two (2) persons are friends/relatives of the two inmates.



Tobey L. Hall

Inmate Thomas L. Cook, age 40, of 1025 21st Street Portsmouth, Ohio and Inmate Toby L. Hall, age 41, of 2123 18th Street Portsmouth, Ohio were indicted on Conspiracy, a felony of the 3rd degree, Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the 3rd degree, two (2) counts of Trafficking in a Fentanyl-related compound, a felony of the 2nd degree, and two (2) counts of Illegal Conveyance of Drugs of Abuse onto grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, a felony of the 3rd degree.




Shawna Frazee, age 31, of 9 Corner Street South Shore, Kentucky and Sarah L. Sheets, age 38, of

2412 South 7th Street Ironton, Ohio were indicted on Conspiracy, a felony of the 3rd degree,

Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the 3rd degree, two (2) counts of Trafficking in a

Fentanyl-related compound, a felony of the 2nd degree, and two (2) counts of Illegal Conveyance

of Drugs of Abuse onto grounds of a Specified Governmental Facility, a felony of the 3rd degree.



Sheriff David Thoroughman would like to thank his detective division for all the work that has

gone into this investigation. Anyone with information should contact Detective Sergeant Jodi

Conkel @ 740-351-1091.