HOCKING COUNTY – On April 23rd, 2019 Hocking County Sheriffs responded to several threats in the area of the Hocking County Court House were a woman 31 year old McCormick was caught terrorizing the area with explosive devices, rocks, and when confronted pulled a large knife out on police. More Details here
On Friday, May 10th, after review of testimony and evidence presented by detectives from the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, the Hocking County Grand Jury returned an indictment on Miranda L. McCormick, 31 of Logan, for the incident which occurred on April 23rd involving the fire set at the Hocking County Courthouse.
The Hocking County Grand Jury returned an indictment for the following charges:
One count of Terrorism, a Felony of the 1st Degree;
Four counts of Aggravated Arson, a Felony of the 1st Degree;
Two counts of Arson, a Felony of the Second Degree;
One count of Having Weapons Under Disability, a Felony of the 3rd Degree;
Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Ordnance, a Felony of the 5th Degree.
McCormick is currently housed in the Regional Jail on a $1 million dollar cash bond issued by Hocking County Municipal Court Judge Frederick T. Moses.
She is scheduled to be arraigned on her new indictment in Hocking County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, May 23rd before Hocking County Common Pleas Judge John T. Wallace.
This indictment was obtained after a lengthy, but successful investigation conducted by the following agencies: the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, Logan Police Department, Logan Fire Department, Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office, Columbus Bomb Squad and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).