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NEWS RELEASES FOR MONDAY 27 MAR 17

On 23 Mar 17 Deputy Parks filed charges for violation of a protection order against Edward Franklin Moore, age 45, 1482 Clark Road, Cutler. Moore, while incarcerated in the Washington County Jail on a charge of domestic violence, made contact with the victim of the domestic violence charge which was in violation of a protection order. A warrant was requested for the arrest of Moore through Marietta Municipal Court.

On 24 Mar 17 Deputy Zide along with the New Matamoras Squad responded to assist an individual who had injected numerous medications.

On 24 Mar 17 Deputy McKee completed a private property accident report in Dunham Township for Jose A. Fallas, 3114 Penn Valley Avenue, Bristol, PA. David L. Cox, 11870 Veto Road, Marietta, was loading a material onto Fallas’ vehicle when it was damaged.

On 24 Mar 17 Deputy Zide along with the Reno, Little Muskingum and Fearing Volunteer Fire Departments responded to State Route 26 in reference to a brush fire. No homes or individuals were harmed in the fire, which was quickly extinguished by the fire personnel.

On 24 Mar 17 Deputy Hall along with the Dunham and Warren Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the 13000 block of State Route 7 to a brush fire. This fire appears to be accidental with approximately three acres being burnt.

On 25 Mar 17 Michael J. Smith, 1483 Dutton Hill Road, Macksburg, reported this 1975 Chevy truck stolen from his property and later recovered. This case remains under investigation. (594)

On 25 Mar 17 Linda J. Allen, 1500 Rocky Point Road, Fleming, reported a break in at the Food Pantry, 18 High Street, Vincent. Items removed included a dolly, extension cords and boards. This case remains under investigation. (907)

On 26 Mar 17 Deputy Hall observed a vehicle at the Veto Lake Pavilion after park hours. The driver of the vehicle was identified and a case of Busch Light Beer was observed in the rear seat of the vehicle. A smell of an alcoholic beverage was detected. Austin B. Watson, age 19, the driver, and Michael Johnson, age 18, passenger, both admitted to drinking two beers while parked there. Both Johnson and Watson were placed under arrest for underage consumption and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 26 Mar 17 Deputies responded to Warren Township to a possible domestic violence incident. In speaking with all parties this case was determined to be unfounded, however both individuals were advised of disorderly conduct charges if this activity continued.

On 26 Mar 17 Deputy Zide was patrolling in the Little Hocking area when he observed a vehicle in front of him cross the center line numerous times, as well as having only one brake light. Deputy Zide conducted a traffic stop at Federal Road and Newbury Road where he met with Howard D. Cook, 2075 State Route 124, Coolville. In checking Cook through dispatch it was found that his license was expired for failure to reinstate. A citation was issued to Cook.

The following warrants were received at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Daniel L. Bocek, Jr., 1600 Pike Street, Parkersburg, WV, for violation of his probation terms; original charge OVI.

Stephanie L. Kidd, 20475 State Route 60, Beverly, OH, for violation of her probation terms; original charge of theft.

Rashanique Lowe, 1008 Main Street, Aliquippa, PA, for violation of her probation terms; original charge OVI.

Noah D. Orourke, 1410 Browns Road, Marietta, OH, for violation of his probation terms; original charge OVI.

William J. Witten, 1 Camolot Drive, Apt. 36, Parkersburg, WV, for violation of his probation terms; original charge OVI.

The following subject was recently sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court:

Robert Gregory Collins, age 34, 2403 Hanvey Avenue, Belpre, violation of intervention; 6 months county jail.

Anthony Cameron Williams, age 43, 111 W. Montgomery Street, Marietta, contempt; 18 days jail.

Natasha Katherine Dains, age 27, 705 2nd Street, New Matamoras, probation violation; 18 months Marysville.

Thomas Robert Voisinet, age 35, 485 Muskingum River Road, Marietta, failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, aggravated possession of drugs; 42 months consecutive Orient.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 24 Mar 17 and Monday 27 Mar 17:

Autumn Roshelle Barnhart, age 19, 1308 Williamson Avenue, New Matamoras, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Barnhart was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Smith of the New Matamoras Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Mar 17 at 8:45 pm.

Larry Travis Lang, age 37, 3701 Plum Run Road, Waterford, for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, driving under suspension and probation violation, all misdemeanors. Lang was arrested in Beverly by Patrolman Perine of the Beverly Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Mar 17 at 9:48 pm.

Brandon Scott Williams, age 26, 207 Lancaster Street, Marietta, for fictitious plates, a misdemeanor. Williams was arrested on Lancaster Street by Patrolman Bonnette of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Mar 17 at 10:27 pm.

Brenda Ann Eddy, age 27, 501 ½ Third Street, Marietta, for theft, a misdemeanor. Eddy was arrested at Walmart by Patrolman Sury of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Mar 17 at 8:30 am.

Brian Michael Douglass, age 43, 3957 Barnett Ridge Road, Fleming, for improper handing of a firearm in a motor vehicle, a felony, OVI, OVI .08 or more/less .17, and defective exhaust, all misdemeanors. Douglass was arrested on Gilman Avenue by Trooper Seabolt of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Mar 17 at 2:09 am.

Jeffrey Brent Hutchinson, age 38, 748 Ruble Avenue, Belpre, for theft, a misdemeanor. Hutchinson was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Campbell of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Mar 17 at 10:36 pm.

Christopher Bradley Stumbo, age 28, 274 Ridgewood Drive, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Stumbo was arrested by Patrolman Richards of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Mar 17 at 12:57 am.

Shawn Seyler McClead, age 23, 814 Elm Street, Belpre, for OVI, OVI .08 more/less .17, failure to control, hit skip, all misdemeanors. McClead was arrested by Patrolman Campbell of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Mar 17 at 2:04 am.

Michael Paul Johnson, age 18, 860 Walsh Road, Vincent, for underage consumption, a meisdeamnor. Johnson was arrested in Vincent by Deputy Hall of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Mar 17 at 2:47 am.

Austin Bradley Watson, age 19, 10275 State Route 550, Vincent, for underage consumption. Watson was arrested in Vincent by Deputy Hall of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Mar 17 at 3:20 am.

Eddie Leroy Bates, age 58, 19517 Barlow Street, Detroit, MI, on a warrant for OVI. Bates was arrested by Patrolman Hanson of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Mar 17 at 1:43 pm.

Destany Robin Berga, age 21, 270 Ridgewood Drive, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Berga was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Kramer of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Mar 17 at 7:52 pm.

Patrick Corey Jackson, age 37, 2301 Rockland Avenue, Belpre, on a warrant for probation violation, a felony. Jackson was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Moyers of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 12:19 pm.

Terry Travis Riel, age 20, 1123 Swan Street, Parkersburg, WV, on warrants for breach of recognizance, both felonies. Riel was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Moyers of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 12:44 pm.

Kaitlin Nicole Pryor, age 22, 2540 16th Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, on a warrant for failure to appear, a felony. Pryor was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Moyers of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 2:29 pm.

There are currently 19 females and 73 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR TUESDAY 28 MAR 17

On 26 Mar 17 Deputy Allender responded to 1400 Park Avenue in reference to a disturbance between two individuals. This case remains under investigation.

On 27 Mar 17 Deputy Allender met with Jase D. Leather, employee for New River Electrical, Cloverdale, VA, regarding his work truck being entered while parked in the 19000 block of State Route 821. Items missing include a hand press, pole set chains, lifting tongs, ratchet cutters, and other items were stolen. These items are valued at approximately $1000. This case remains under investigation.

On 27 Mar 17 Deputies met with a Muskingum Township resident in reference to information regarding the IRS and possible identity theft. This case remains under investigation. (415)

On 28 Mar 17 Deputy Black responded to Reno in reference to a disorderly conduct incident. This case remains under investigation.

The following warrants were received at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Chad Williams, 3093 Marwick Road, Columbus, OH; TPO violation.

Danielle S. Kuhens, 3855 Warren Chapel Road, Marietta; probation violation, original charge possession of drug instruments.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 27 Mar 17 and Tuesday 28 Mar 17:

Veronica Angelia Plaugher, age 53, 85 Lang Farm Road, Marietta, for theft, a misdemeanor. Plaugher was arrested at Kroger by Patrolman Hively of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 3:34 pm.

Brian Russell Mincks, age 36, 750 Ruble Avenue, Belpre, for trafficking in drugs, 2 counts, operating a motor vehicle with a hidden compartment, and probation violation, all felonies. Mincks was arrested on State Route 7 by Lt. Hornbeck of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 3:35 pm.

Justin Ryan Salamonsen, age 37, 63 Maple Circle, Waterford, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Salamonsen was arrested by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 5:25 pm.

Erica Jean Wall, age 37, 706 Cisler Drive, Marietta, for drug possession, a felony, drug instrument possession, disorderly conduct and probation violation, all misdemeanors. Wall was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Ritchie of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 17 at 7:13 pm.

There are currently 18 females and 73 males housed at the Washington County Jail.



NEWS RELEASES FOR WEDNESDAY 29 MAR 17

On 27 Mar 17 Deputy Johnson was dispatched to Aurelius Township in reference to two subjects being underage in possession of a firearm. Case remains under investigation.

On 28 Mar 17 Deputy Johnson responded to Waterford Township in reference to a possible telecommunications harassment. Deputy Johnson spoke with the victim involved and the victim is not in fear for his safety however he would be contacting the court in order to obtain a protection order for his family.

On 28 Mar 17 Deputy McConnell was dispatched to Watertown Township regarding a domestic violence situation involving a juvenile. Deputy McConnell spoke with both parties involved. Due to the circumstances of the situation, Deputy McConnell is requesting a summons be issued to the subject through juvenile court for domestic violence.

On 28 Mar 17 Sgt. Mankins was dispatched to 919 Ferry Street, Beverly, in reference to an individual reporting that a male subject in a vehicle had run over her sidewalk, knocked down a light post and ended up in her front yard, causing severe damage. While Sgt. Mankins was en route to this location, he was notified that the driver had left and was about two blocks away from the scene of the accident. Sgt. Mankins arrived and made contact with the subject, Cory Conner, who identified himself as the driver of the vehicle that caused the damage. Conner was given field sobriety tests which he passed. Sgt. Mankins was notified that Conner had several suspensions on his driving record. Conner admitted to being under suspension. Sgt. Mankins issued a citation for driving under OVI suspension to Cory Conner, age 33, 2881 Westland Road, Stockport, Ohio.

On 29 Mar 17 Deputy Johnson responded to 105 Harris Street, Newport, regarding Richard Poynter reporting that the license place off his boat trailer is missing. Poynter believes that the license plate was on the trailer the day before, but noticed it missing when he was putting the boat in the water. Case remains under investigation.

The following warrant was received at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Mark Valentine, 905 13th Street, Parkersburg, WV, for failure to appear.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 28 Mar 17 and Wednesday 29 Mar 17:


Seana Rae Haught, age 28, 1000 Orchard Street, Marietta, Ohio, for drug possession, a felony and drug instruments possession, a misdemeanor. Haught was arrested at Rinks by Patrolman Ritchie of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 28 Mar 17 at 9:10 pm.

Justin William Barth, age 32, 213 Fairview Lane, Marietta, Ohio, for breach of recognizance, a misdemeanor. Barth was arrested at Rinks by Patrolman Thomas of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 28 Mar 17 at 9:57 pm.

Garland Anthony Ritchey, age 40, #4 Meadow Brook Acres, Parkersburg, WV, for theft, OVI and driving under suspension, all misdemeanors. Ritchey was arrested at Lee and 4th Street by the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 28 Mar 17 at 11:20 pm.

Destiny Hope Massey, age 23, 1017 Lakeview Drive, Beverly, for OVI and parking violation, both misdemeanors. Massey was arrested by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 29 Mar 17 at 10:29 am.

There are currently 19 females and 72 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR THURSDAY 23 MAR 17

On 20 Mar 17 Deputy Schwendeman was advised while working the Washington County Jail that a television set had been destroyed by an inmate. An investigation began in which Russell S. Burkhammer Jr., was found to have thrown an object in the direction of the wall mounted television set, which struck the television and broke it. Charges of criminal damaging were filed through Marietta Municipal Court on Burkhammer, age 44, 1023 Third Street, Marietta, Ohio.

The following warrants were received at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Jordan L. Bartram, 1608 Hill Street, Apt. D, Belpre, OH, failure to appear for pretrial on a charge of obstructing official business.

Steven L. Mandrell, 671 Valley Mills Road, Parkersburg, WV, failure to appear for pretrial on a charge of assault.

James C. Rarey, 407 Congress Road, Belpre, OH, failure to restrain, confine.

Warren C. Ritchie, 27335 State Route 7, Lot 17, Marietta, OH, disorderly conduct by intoxication.

Elizabeth Ellison, 4805 Zion Ridge Road, Marietta, OH, failure to appear for court hearing.

The following subjects were recently sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court:

Ethan Wade Ash, age 28, 1365 Gilman Avenue, Marietta, for theft, a fifth degree felony; 60 days jail and restitution.

Nicholas D. Offenberger, age 36, 331 Muskingum Drive, Marietta, for theft, a fifth degree felony, 45 days county jail and restitution.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Wednesday 22 Mar 17 and Thursday 23 Mar 17:


Corey Enos Singer, age 38, 1042 Hadley Lane, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Singer was arrested by Patrolman Dennison of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Mar 17 at 4:43 pm.

Michael Lee Littleton, age 52, 1205 Ninth Street, Apt. 409, Vienna, WV, on a warrant for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Littleton turned himself in at the Washington County Jail and was processed on 22 Mar 17 at 7:52 pm.

William Howard McBrayer, age 31, 602 ½ Hillcrest Terrace, Parkersburg, WV, for theft and obstructing official business, both misdemeanor. McBrayer was arrested at Walmart by Patrolman Thomas of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Mar 17 at 8:53 pm.

Harold Ivan Brown, age 40, 120 Cisler Drive, Marietta, for violation of a protection order and domestic violence, both misdemeanors. Brown was arrested at his residence by Lt. Hornbeck of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Mar 17 at 2:50 am.

Jackie Lee Whicker, III, age 22, 1301 13th Street, Parkersburg, WV, for theft, a misdemeanor. Whicker was arrested at the Locker Room by Patrolman Huck of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Mar 17 at 3:44 am.

There are currently 17 females and 80 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

 

NEWS RELEASES FOR FRIDAY 24MAR 17


On 21 Mar 17 Deputy Zide was on patrol and observed a vehicle on State Route 7 driving without license plate lights. Deputy Zide conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the male driver. Deputy Zide detected what he believed to be marijuana. Deputy Zide continued speaking with the individual, who volunteered consent to search of his vehicle. Deputy Zide advised the subject that he believed he was smelling marijuana coming from the vehicle. Deputy Zide observed what appeared to be marijuana under the passenger seat and obtained two yellow pill bottles from the back seat which contained what was believed to be marijuana. Deputy Zide spoke with the subject about his findings and what he believed these substances to be . The subject was informed that the items collected from the vehicle would be tested and charges would be filed if the results were positive. This case remains under investigation.

On 22 Mar 17 Tina Farnsworth reported that her son, James Farnsworth, 50 Kinderhook Ridge Road, Newport, had a German Shepherd dog stolen from the residence. This case remains under investigation. (805)

On 22 Mar 17 Deputy Johnson responded to Newport Township in reference to subjects conducting themselves possibly in a disorderly fashion. This case remains under investigation.

On 22 Mar 17 Angela W. Felton, 933 Wingett Run Road, Wingett Run, reported damage to vehicles at her residence. This case remains under investigation. (1303)

On 23 Mar 17 Deputy Johnson along with the Fearing Volunteer Fire Department responded to 290 Hartline Road, Marietta, in reference to Leander Farnsworth, 12834 State Route 339, Vincent, having a vehicle at that location on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished with the vehicle passenger compartment being a total loss.

On 23 Mar 17 Deputy Black met with Juliana Mae Clark, Caldwell, in reference to a vehicle she owned, a 1996 Chevy truck, being stolen from State Route 555, Cutler. This case remains under investigation.

The following subject was recently sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court:

Aaron Deandre Banks, age 22, 3398 Briar Park, Memphis, TN; fifth degree felony complicity - 30 days county jail, fourth degree felony assault on peace officer - 60 days county jail.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 23 Mar 17 and Friday 24 Mar 17:

Desiree Dawn Morgan, age 22, 303 N. 8th Avenue, Paden City, WV, for theft, a misdemeanor. Morgan was arrested at Walmart by Patrolman McElroy of the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Mar 17 at 4:50 pm.

Timothy William Lohri, age 34, 80 Mountaineer Drive, Williamstown, WV, for theft and criminal trespass, both misdemeanors. Lohri was arrested at Walmart by Patrolman Dennison of the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Mar 17 at 7:45 pm.

Warren Calvin Ritchie, age 61, 27335 State Route 7, Lot 17, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Ritchie was arrested by Deputy A. McConnell of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Mar 17 at 8:04 pm.

Anthony Cameron Williams, age 43, 111 W. Montgomery Street, Lot 5, Marietta, on a warrant for non-support of dependents. Williams turned himself in and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Mar 17 at 9:50 am

Elizabeth Ann Ellison, age 33, 4805 Zion Ridge Road, Marietta, on a warrant for failure to appear. Ellison turned herself in and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Mar 17 at 10:46 am

There are currently 18 females and 80 males housed at the Washington County Jail.


 

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