Missing hunter located

A Belmont County hunter has been found safe this morning.

Kevin Swallie, 46, of Jacobsburg was reported missing in the woods off Walters Road in the Centerville area around 6:44 p.m on Tuesday. A massive search was staged, aided by a helicopter from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Units from the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office, the Belmont County Emergency Management Agency, individuals and several local volunteer fire departments were also involved.