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NEWS RELEASES FOR MONDAY 19 SEP 16

On 15 Sep 16 Vance Edward Cross, 13450 Brill Road, Stewart, OH, was westbound on State Route 550 when his vehicle went over an embankment. Medical attention was given to Cross. The 2006 Hyundai Elantra received disabling damage. (790)

On 16 Sep 16 Thomas H. Turner reported a break in at his storage buildings located at 18971 State Route 339, Waterford. Numerous storage units were entered. This case remains under investigation. (126)

On 16 Sep 16 Clair A. Huck, 2548 Bosner Ridge Road, Lowell, reported 9 tractor batteries removed from his property. This case remains under investigation. (1104)

On 16 Sep 16 Jared T. Powell, 350 McGrath Road, Macksburg, reported a Reiser flatbed trailer removed from his property along with misc. tools. This case remains under investigation. (1010)

On 17 Sep 16 Deputies along with the Barlow and Dunham Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 2348 Tick Ridge Road, Vincent, to a house fire. The home is believed to be a total loss. This case remains under investigation. (608)

On 17 Sep 16 Richard M. Mollohan, 2255 Tick Ridge Road, Vincent, reported his 2001 dark blue in color S600 Mercedes-Benz, valued at approximately $6000, removed from his property. Deputy Hunter patrolled the area for the stolen vehicle and located a vehicle matching the description travelling southbound on Salster Road near State Route 550. Deputy Hunter was able to get behind the vehicle and noted there was no visible registration. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was ordered out of the vehicle. The driver was identified as Eric Christopher Anderson, age 28, 651 Anderson Road, Fleming. Anderson advised he was told by his brother, Devan Anderson, to obtain the vehicle and take it to Devan’s residence. The Mercedes had a light colored blue spray paint painted from the rocker panels to the bottom of the vehicle. Anderson denied having had anything to do with the painting, however was found to have blue paint on his fingernails. Mollohan advised that prior to the vehicle being stolen it did not have spray paint on it. Deputy Hunter arrested Eric C. Anderson for receiving stolen property, tampering with evidence, criminal damaging, operating a vehicle with only one headlight, and no visible registration. Anderson was transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 17 Sep 16 Deputy Allender responded to the New Matamoras Library to retrieve a syringe that had been located near the gazebo. The syringe was missing the needle and the plunger and was empty. No residue was detected inside the syringe.

On 17 Sep 16 Christopher A. Hinton, 17490 State Route 339, Waterford, reported his wallet, currency and credit cards were taken from his home. This case remains under investigation. (799)

On 17 Sep 16 Deputies were dispatched to the Washington County Home, 845 County House Lane, Marietta, to investigate an assault complaint. It was reported that two residents had been involved in an argument with one assaulting the other. David E. Thompson advised Deputies that Terry Vaughn Callihan, age 50, got angry at him because he (Thompson) had the remote control for the television. Thompson stated that Callihan hit him with a coffee table on the arm and then struck him in the head with his fist. Deputies were able to view the injuries to Thompson. Callihan admitted to hitting Thompson and was placed under arrest for felonious assault and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 17 Sep 16 Deputies responded to Wesley Township to a possible domestic situation. After speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded. (1010)

On 18 Sep 16 while conducting follow up on other investigations Sgt. Holbert learned that the residence at 670 Walsh Road, Vincent, being rented by Devan Wade Anderson, age 25, contained stolen property belonging to Allen Harris, 678 Walsh Road. The items were taken from an unattached garage at Harris’ home without his permission. The items were valued at approximately $1500. Anderson was placed under arrest for breaking and entering and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 18 Sep 16 Deputy Hunter responded to the Lowell Dollar General in reference to money being taken from the Literacy Fund box. This case remains under investigation.

On 18 Sep 16 Jared Garvin, 1725 Dixon Ridge Road, Lowell, reported a Stihl weedeater missing from an outbuilding. This case remains under investigation.

On 18 Sep 16 Deputy Huffer was dispatched to the Washington County Jail, 101 Westview Avenue in reference to an assault complaint. Corrections Officers advised Deputy Huffer that Inmate Chad Blaine Bledsoe, age 31, 611 ½ Elm Street, Belpre, had assaulted Inmate Charles Raymond Miller, 910 Caywod Road, Marietta. Corrections Officers were able to stop the fight at which time Bledsoe admitted he assaulted Inmate Miller because he called him a “chomo” which is slang for a child molester which upset him. Bledsoe can be observed on the video walking over to Miller and begin punching him. Bledsoe was charged with assault and remains incarcerated in the Washington County Jail.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 16 Sep 16 and Sunday 18 Sep 16:

Isaac Andrew Conner, age 23, 623 Redhill School Road, Mineral Wells, WV, on warrants for failure to appear, both misdemeanors. Conner was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Tewanger of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Sep at 1:16 pm.

Stephen Trent Montgomery, age 23, 3835 Warren Chapel Road, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Montgomery was arrested at the Marietta City Probation Department by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed at the Washington County Jail on 16 Sep at 1:51 pm.

Raymond Floyd Goodwin, age 43, 211 Scammel Street, Marietta for theft and robbery charges, all felonies. Goodwin was picked up in Lexington, KY by Deputy Sheaves of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Sep at 5:26 pm.

Robert James Marshall, age 42, 46354 SR 124, Racine, OH, on a warrant for nonsupport of dependents. Marshall was arrested by Deputy Thorpe of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep at 1:54 am.

Eric Christopher Anderson, age 28, 5 Ashcott Circle, Ashville, NC, for tampering with evidence, receiving stolen property, both felonies, criminal damaging, equipment/headlights and no plates, all misdemeanors. Anderson was arrested by Deputy Hunter of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep at 8:09 am.

Joshua Leroy Gore, age 28, 130 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras, for theft, a felony. Gore was arrested on the Williamstown Bridge by Patrolman Hively of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep at 11:44 am.

Devan Wade Anderson, age 25, 637 Martin Drive, Fleming, for tampering with evidence, breaking and entering, both felonies and receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor. Anderson was arrested by Deputy Parks of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep 16 at 1:41 pm.

Jacob William Nixon, age 43, 213 Curtis Boulevard, Marietta, for OVI suspension, a misdemeanor. Nixon was arrested in Belpre by Trooper Seabolt of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep 16 at 1:42 pm.

James Norman Shannan, age 50, 615 Neil Street, Parkersburg, WV, on a warrant for nonsupport of dependents. Shannan was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Tewanger of the Belpre Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep 16 at 7:10 pm.

Stephen Eric Bonnette, age 36, 181 Cave Hill Road, Little Hocking, for assault, domestic violence, and criminal damaging, all misdemeanors. Bonnette was arrested by Patrolman Heddleston of the Belpre Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep 16 at 8:39 pm.

Aaron Matthew Brown, age 35, 101 Randolph Road, Marietta, for a probation violation, a misdemeanor. Brown was arrested by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep 16 at 10:08 pm.

Terry Vaughan Callihan, age 50, 845 County House Lane, Marietta, for felonious assault, a felony. Callihan was arrested at the Washington County Home by Deputy Johnson of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Sep 16 at 10:37 pm.

Austin William Wright, age 26, 200 Walnut Street, Whipple, for domestic Violence and probation violation, both misdemeanors. Wright was arrested at his residence by Deputy Parks of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Sep 16 at 12:35 pm.

Jimmy Lee Persinger, age 32, 9645 SR 821, Lower Salem, for identity of another, a felony and misuse of credit card, a misdemeanor. Persinger was arrested by Patrolman McElroy of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Sep 16 at 5:05 pm.

Jenna Danielle Radabaugh, age 27, 101 Washington Street, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Radabaugh was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Campbell of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Sep 16 at 10:23 pm.

There are currently 19 females and 96 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR TUESDAY 20 SEP 16

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

Jeremy Braun, 1080 Walsh Road, Vincent; warrant for failure to appear and breach of recognizance.

Jeffrey Jones, 720 8th Street, Marietta, three warrants for failure to appear.

Richard Blanchflower, 47 Comstock Road, Leominster, MA, passing bad checks.

Joey Brooks, 316 ½ Harmar Street, Marietta, contempt of court.

Billy Davis, 341 Tadpole Run Road, Belpre, contempt of court.

Amanda O’Brien, 16715 SR 676, Waterford, parole violation.

Michael Plaugher, PO Box 2135, Marietta, driving under ovi suspension.

Diane Miracle, 33785 SR 80 New Matamoras, parole violation.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail on Monday 19 Sep 16:

Michael Andre Wallace, age 23, 105 Leland Ave., Marietta, for criminal trespass, a misdemeanor. Wallace was arrested at Walmart by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 12:24 am.

Lionel Justin Gore, age 29, 130 Cemetery Road, New Matamoras, on a warrant for failure to appear, a felony, breach of recognizance and obstructing official business, both misdemeanors. Gore was arrested by Deputy Huffer of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 2:09 am.

Tyson Dwayne Cunningham, age 29, 718 Colvin Street, Belpre, for drug possession, a felony. Cunningham was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Greathouse of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 9:51 am.

Mickie Jo Waters, age 47, 270 Henniger Road, Lowell, on a warrant for theft, a misdemeanor. Waters was arrested by Patrolman Ritchie of the Marietta City Police Department and processed at the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 12:19 pm.

Garrick Lee Hart, age 37, 111 Sunset Lane, Marietta, for a parole violation, a misdemeanor. Hart was arrested by Parole Officer E. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 12:56 pm.

Jamison Scott Stark, age 52, 5631 Thunderbird Circle, North Canton, Ohio, for direct contempt, a misdemeanor. Stark was arrested by Patrolman Ellenwood of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 1:20 pm.

Natasha Katherine Dains, age 27, 705 2nd Street, New Matamoras, for theft and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors. Dains was arrested at Walmart by Patrolman Giffin of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Sep 16 at 11:38.


There are currently 21 females and 87 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR WEDNESDAY 14 SEP 16

On 13 Sep 16 Deputies were dispatched to Lowell in reference to a subject brandishing a firearm. This case remains under investigation. (126)

On 13 Sep 16 Deputies responded to Fairfield Township in reference to a possible domestic dispute. In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded. (799)

On 13 Sep 16 the Fearing Volunteer Fire Department Squad and Deputies responded to Stanleyville Road to an unresponsive female. No foul play is suspected. (1010)

On 14 Sep 16 the Newport Volunteer Fire Department Squad and Deputies responded to Greene Street in reference to an unresponsive male. No foul play is suspected. (910)

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

Ashley R. Midkiff, 574 Jesses Run Road, Ravenswood, WV, for probation violation, failure to appear for arraignment.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail on Tuesday 13 Sep 16:

Larry Matthew Edwards, age 40, 3367 Avlon Road, Rushville, Ohio, on a warrant for theft, a felony. Edwards turned himself in at the Washington County Jail and was processed on 13 Sep 16 at 12:20 pm.

Amanda Asia Wallace, age 22, 111 Veto Road, Marietta, on a warrant for illegal conveyance, a misdemeanor. Wallace was picked up at the Muskingum County Jail by Sgt. Smith of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed at the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 16 at 2:01 pm.

Kevin Matthew Hess, age 29, 2396 Woodruff Road, Vincent, on a warrant for probation violation, a felony. Hess was arrested by Deputy Malone of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed at the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 16 at 3:31 pm.

Nick Lee Losey, Jr., age 23, 410 Robinson Hill Road, Marietta, for a probation violation, a felony. Losey was arrested at the Adult Parole Authority by Probation Officer Smith and processed at the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 16 at 4:57 pm.

Amy Renee Wright, age 40, 221 W. Washington Street, Athens on a warrant for nonsupport of dependents. Wright was arrested by Deputy Johnson of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed at the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 16 at 6:37pm.

Dakota Dee Hines, age 25, 936 ½ Fifth Street, Marietta, for contempt of court, a felony, drug paraphernalia and violation of protection order, both misdemeanors. Hines was arrested at the Super 8 Motel in Marietta by Patrolman Bonnette of the Marietta City Police Department and processed at the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 16 at 8:44 pm.

Trista Ann Oliver, age 22, 619 Tenth Street, Marietta, for drug instruments, drug possession and drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors. Oliver was arrested at the Super 8 Motel in Marietta by Patrolman Warden of the Marietta City Police Department and processed at the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 16 at 9:50 pm.

Allison Annette Smith, age 29, 4616 Federal Road, Coolville, Ohio, on a warrant for obstructing justice, a felony. Smith turned herself in at the Washington County Jail and was processed on 13 Sep 16 at 7:20 am.

There are currently 12 females and 80 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR THURSDAY 15 SEP 16

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Wednesday 14 Sep 16 and Thursday 15 Sep 16:

Jesse Scott Books, age 34, 736 Greene Street, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, intoxication, a misdemeanor. Books was arrested on Montgomery Street by Patrolman Ellenwood of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Sep 16 at 11:50 am.

David Aaron Hansen, age 39, 832 Ridge Street, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Hansen was arrested at his residence by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Sep 16 at 12:47 pm.

Michael Anthony Offenberger, age 31, 2180 Federal Road, Little Hocking, for no operator’s license, a misdemeanor. Offenberger was arrested by Deputy Hall of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Sep 16 at 11:16 pm.

Chad Blaine Bledsoe, 611 ½ Elm Street, Lot A, Belpre, for probation violation, a felony. Bledsoe was arrested on Elm Street by Patrolman Stump of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Sep 16 at 11:32 pm.

Robert John Warden, age 45, 5085 Whipple Run Road, Whipple, for disorderly conduct, intoxication, a misdemeanor. Warden was arrested in Whipple by Deputy Black of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Sep 16 at 2:36 am.

Heddi Madhu Conger, age 41, 807 Virginia Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, for drug possession, a felony. Conger was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Sgt. Smith of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Sep 16 at 12:24 pm.

Audrey Marsha Lance, age 27, homeless, for probation violation, a felony. Lance was arrested on Emery Lane by Deputy McKee of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Sep 16 at 2:38 pm.

There are currently 15 females and 76 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR FRIDAY 16 SEP 16

On 15 Sep 16 Deputy Carr and Deputy Black were dispatched to Whipple Run Road, Whipple, in reference to a subject being drunk and yelling outside his home. Witnesses stated that Robert John Warden, age 45, 5085 Whipple Run Road, had gone to 5090 Whipple Run Road and began yelling in the windows. The commotion outside woke the residents and they went outside to investigate. Warden was observed in the driveway yelling vulgar comments, also trying to engage in a fight with the homeowner. While Deputies were speaking with the residents Warden was observed on his porch yelling towards the neighbors. Warden admitted to consuming alcohol,. Warden’s speech was slurred and he was unsteady on his feet. Warden was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail, charged with disorderly conduct.

On 15 Sep 16 Deputies responded to Waterford Township in reference to a possible domestic violence incident. Upon speaking with all parties involved, it was determined to be unfounded. (1007)

On 15 Sep 16 Deputy McKee was dispatched to Par Mar, Little Hocking, in reference to a theft. Deputy McKee located the subjects responsible for the theft of miscellaneous food items. Michael Thomas Runyon, age 26, 1609 Hill Street, Belpre and Audrey Marsha Lance, age 27, homeless, were placed under arrest for theft of merchandise. Deputy McKee learned that both subjects were on parole and was advised that a holder was being placed on them for parole violation, through the Adult Parole Authority. Both subjects were transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 15 Sep 16 Stacy S. Howell reported a bad check taken at the Silver Moon Diner in the amount of $32.14. This case remains under investigation. (509)

On 15 Sep 16 Deputies were dispatched to 155 Charles Street, Newport, the home of Ricky D. Joseph in reference to a domestic violence incident. Mr. Joseph and his wife, Jeanette Louise Joseph, age 36, were in an argument. Mr. Joseph stated that his wife was screaming and yelling at him. Mrs. Joseph struck Mr. Joseph across the face with an open hand. Mr. Joseph stepped away from Mrs. Joseph in which she came at him again. Mr. Joseph did not request a temporary protection order. Mrs. Joseph was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail. (907)

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 15 Sep 16 and Friday 16 Sep 16:


Michael Thomas Runyon, age 26, 1609 Hill Street, #10, Belpre, for theft, a misdemeanor, and probation violation. Runyon was arrested at the Par Mar in Little Hocking by Deputy McKee of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Sep 16 at 3:27 pm.

Shawn Michael Mulligan, age 35, 715 Barclay Street, Belpre, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Mulligan was arrested by Probation Officer E. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Sep 16 at 3:40 pm.

Jeanette Louise Joseph, age 36, 155 Charles Street, Newport, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Joseph was arrested in Newport by Deputy Hall of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Sep 16 at 11:34 pm.

Kenneth Scott McClellan, age 28, 5525 Hoover Avenue, East Fulton, OH, for drug possession, a felony, drug paraphernalia and DUS, both misdemeanors. McClellan was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Huffman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Sep 16 at 12:38 am.

Stewart Daniel Lane, age 24, 3087 Waverly Road, Williamstown, WV, for OVI and marked lanes, both misdemeanors. Lane was arrested on Pike Street by Trooper Knowlton of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Sep 16 at 2:15 am.

Amanda Lynn Dobbins, age 35, 183 Butcher Bend Road, Mineral Wells, WV, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Dobbins was arrested on Front Street by Patrolman Giffin of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Sep 16 at 2:55 am.

There are currently 14 females and 81 males housed at the Washington County Jail.



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