Fairfield County Sheriff New Fairfield County Jail Opens In June By Associated Press • May 31, 2017 sheriff.fairfield.oh.us Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen says a new 35 million dollar county jail in downtown Lancaster will be more secure. Deputies Rule Death Of Fairfield County Couple A Murder-Suicide By Jim Letizia • Mar 10, 2017 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say a Bloom Township coupled was found dead inside of their Pickerington Road home on Thursday in a murder-suicide. Authorities ID Body Found In Fairfield County Field By Jim Letizia • Oct 8, 2016 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies have identified the body found Thursday in a cornfield near Pleasantville. Fairfield County Man Shot By Sheriff's Deputies By Jim Letizia • Aug 2, 2016 lancastereaglegazette.com A Fairfield County domestic violence suspect is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being shot by sheriff's deputies Monday. Local Sheriff's Deputy Resigns After Being Accused Of Shoplifting By Jim Letizia • Jan 6, 2016 A Fairfield County sheriff's deputy is off the job amid allegations of shoplifting . Mobile Home Fire Claims Four Lives By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 6, 2015 wlwt.com Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say four people, including a toddler, were killed early this morning in a mobile home fire in Sugar Grove. Eight People Charged In Fairfield County Drug Ring By Jim Letizia • Jan 24, 2014 Eight people are facing charges for their role in a multi-million-dollar drug operation in Fairfield County. Jail Escapee Recaptured By Jim Letizia • Jan 2, 2014 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say the man who escaped from the county jail last night has been recaptured. Deputies Searching For Escaped Inmate By Jim Letizia • Jan 2, 2014 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say a man escaped from the county jail last night. Authorities Bust Local Drug Ring By Jim Letizia • Jul 12, 2013 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say they made a major drug bust yesterday at a home near Canal Winchester. Hit List Found At Lancaster High School By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 21, 2012 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies have charged a Lancaster High School student with inducing panic after an alleged "hit list" was found in an office where student suspensions are served. Fairfield County Jail Escapee Sought By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 19, 2012 Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who escaped from a county jail facility this morning.