On the Record

Wood Magistrate

The following cases were handled in Wood County Magistrate Court Wednesday:

* Greg William Young, 35, 1100 12th St., Apt. 5, Vienna, was released on $1,500 bond for a charge of obstruction.

* Robert Lee Haller Jr., 41, 1 Mountainside Way, Mount Olive, W.Va., had a preliminary hearing waived on a charge of escape. The case was bound over to Wood County Circuit Court for grand jury consideration.

* Kevin Lee Thompson, 38, 580 5th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to shoplifting and ordered to pay fines and restitution of $210.25.

Belpre Police

BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports Nov. 14:

* On Nov. 3, Samantha L. Cunningham, 20, of 4365 Brandeberry Road, Coolville, was cited for speeding, 73 mph in a 50 mph zone.

* On Nov. 4, Carrie M. Greene, 52, of 4801 Second Ave., Parkersburg, was cited for failure to control.

* On Nov. 6, Wesley O. Roberts, 25, of 2070 Roberts Road, Amesville, was arrested on misdemeanor warrants and transported to the Washington County Jail. Original charges were driving under suspension and speed.

* On Nov. 6, Mahmoud M. Alwaked, 27, of 45461 Vinegar St., Racine, was cited for speeding, 66 mph in a 50 mph zone.

* On Nov. 6, Jared A. Kokensparger, 25, of 1009 23rd St., Vienna, was cited for speeding, 66 mph in a 50 mph zone.

* On Nov. 7, Jonathan W. Leisure, 32, of 1001 Florence St., Belpre, was arrested on a charge of making false reports and transported to the Washington County Jail.

* On Nov. 7, Tina D. Frye, 34, 1716-A Elizabeth St., Belpre, was arrested on a felony warrant from the U.S. Marshal Service and transported to the Washington County Jail.

* On Nov. 7, Robert M. Shepherd, 35, of 7641 Pike St., Vienna, arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving under suspension, no headlights at night and possession of drug paraphernalia.

* On Nov. 8, McKenzie A. Cowman, 24, of 814 Seneca Drive, Belpre, was arrested on a charge of violating a protection order.

* On Nov. 8, Marciano O. Lopez, 46, of 52317 Coolville Road, Reedsville, was cited for driving without a license, fictitious license plates and having an expired registration.

* On Nov. 10, Reginald T. Sims II, 26, of 2058 Locust St., Belpre, was cited for driving under an OVI suspension and speeding, 50 mph in a 25 mph zone.

* On Nov. 11, Mark E. Hess, 22, of 2655 Guyan Ave., Huntington, was cited for speeding, 70 mph in a 50 mph zone.

* On Nov. 11, Kimberly J. Thompson, 34, of 2406 Division St. Ext., Parkersburg, was cited for having an expired registration.

* On Nov. 11, Kayla D. Scadden, 27, of 16 E. Lubeck Hills Drive, Washington, W.Va., was arrested on charges of driving under suspension, no headlights at night and possession of drug paraphernalia.

* On Nov. 12, John M. Hendershot, 19, of 42 Suzanne St., Little Hocking, was cited for having an expired registration.

* On Nov. 12, John N. Wooten, 26, of 4450 Barnett Ridge Road, Fleming, was cited for driving without a license and not having a rear license plate light. During the stop, it was discovered that Wooten had a felony warrant out of Missouri. Wooten was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail.

* On Nov. 12, Shyanne L. Jones, 19, of 990 Ohio 78, Malta, was cited for speeding, 65 mph in a 50 mph zone.

* On Nov. 12, Laura M. Coram, 54, of 5850 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, was cited for having an expired registration.

* On Nov. 12, Kilynn R. Carter, 24, of 812-C West Virginia Ave., Parkersburg, was cited for speeding, 66 mph in a 50 mph zone.

* On Nov. 12, Samuel M. Temesvary, 22, of 35045 Ohio 800 New Matamoras, was cited for a seat belt violation.

* On Nov. 13, Nathan D. Anthony, 32, of 19 Wigal Road, Belleville, was cited for having an expired registration.

* On Nov. 13, Joshua J. Robinson, 22, of 702 Washington Square, Marietta, was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Nov. 13:

* On Nov. 10, Middleport Police Department advised that they had made contact with an individual who had an active warrant out of Athens County. Deputies met Middleport officers at the Athens/Meigs County Line. Christopher S. Porter, 38, was then transported to Southeast Ohio Regional Jail without incident.

* On Nov. 10, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a theft of hunting equipment in Alexander Township. Several items were taken over night, including trail cameras and a deer blind. This matter is currently under investigation.

* On Nov. 10, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the SR-329 area in reference to a report of an overdose. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with a male subject, who was not overdosed and was alert and oriented and was able care for himself. Also, it was discovered that the male subject had an active warrant for his arrest for a failure to appear on a traffic offense. The male subject was arrested and transported to the SEORJ.

* On Nov. 10, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was called to the intersection of Gilham Road/Baker Road, in reference to a deer that had been struck. Upon arrival. the deer was found and was dispatched due to the extent of the severe injuries.

* On Nov. 10, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to The Plains Post Office on a report of angry customers that were causing a scene. Upon arriving on scene, the customers were found to have left prior to deputy’s arrival. It was reported that the persons had been to both The Plains, and Millfield Post Offices, where they were yelling and cursing at employees. A report was taken.

* On Nov. 11, while on patrol on Peach Ridge, a deputy found a female blue tick hound walking up the middle of the road. The dog did not have identification or a collar. It was taken to the Athens County Dog Shelter. If anyone is missing a female blue tick hound, contact the Athens County Dog Shelter.

* On Nov. 11, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was called to a dispute on Avanelle Drive in Athens. Two males, a father and son, were in a minor physical altercation in the residence over a television. The father had recently moved from the home after he and the female resident had split and returned to collect the rest of his property. There was a disagreement over the television and when the male attempted to take it from the home, his son, who now resides in the home with the female, physically prevented him from leaving with the television which turned into a minor physical altercation. Parties separated prior to arrival and the male who had moved from the residence met with deputies at a nearby gas station. A trespass complaint form was filed against the elder male at the request of the female resident.

* On Nov. 11, alongside the roadway on State Route 56 in a turn with poor visibility a large buck had landed just off the roadway after being struck by a motor vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the crash and the buck was not terminated in the motor vehicle accident and created a risk for further crashes and/or injury by remaining there while still somewhat mobile. The deer was dispatched to limit its own suffering and prevent further harm to persons and property were it to re-enter the roadway. A carcass permit was issued to the driver who advised that he would take the deer home for meat. No further action needed.

* On Nov. 11, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a theft of a tool box and tools on Tucker Run Road. This case is still under investigation.

* On Nov. 11, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was called to N. Plains Road, for a theft report. The caller advised that a stereo was taken from his apartment. The caller did not know who took the stereo at this time. This case will be closed pending further investigatory information.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mound Street in reference to a stolen tool box out of the bed of a truck. Upon arrival, the complainant advised he had tools to work on his vehicle in his tool box, and it was covered up by metal. However, someone had taken it out of the bed of his truck sometime during the night.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of an assault on the Bessemer Road area. The suspect advised that he was attempting to contact the Hostel innkeeper and when he attempted to knock on his door the innkeeper dumped a bucket of water on him and after that is when the assault occurred. The case is still under investigation.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was flagged down by a citizen along the roadway by Converse Street in Chauncey in reference to finding a syringe along the sidewalk. The syringe was confiscated and placed into a sharps container for destruction. No further actions were needed.

* On Nov. 12, a resident of Dixon Road in Coolville reported the back glass in his vehicle had been shattered. Once on scene, it was unable to be determined whether or not someone had busted the window or for some reason it shattered on its own.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dollar General on United Lane for a report of a shoplifter. This matter is under investigation.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to New Floodwood Road for a reported breaking and entering complaint. Deputies arrived on scene and began taking photographs of the scene. Deputies also obtained items for evidentiary value, and spoke with the property owner. At this time, this case remains under investigation.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle driving the wrong way down Route 33 near the Route 33 SR 550 exit. Deputies located the vehicle stuck in a culvert in the median near the Peach Ridge overpass. OSP, EMS, and Curtis Towing arrived soon after. The driver was evaluated by EMS, and the vehicle was pulled out of the culvert. The driver and vehicle were released. Case closed.

* On Nov. 12, the Athens Police Department requested assistance advising they believed they had located items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. The Criminal Interdiction Unit responded to the location and confirmed what the items were. The Major Crimes Unit collected and disposed of all items.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Rutter, for a warrant out of Athens County. He was transported to SEORJ without incident.

* On Nov. 12, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Bessemer Road for a well-being check. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with a male who made several threats to harm employees of public service. The male was later taken to Ohio Health O’Bleness for a mental health evaluation.

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ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Nov. 14:

* On Nov. 13, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of Burr Oak Blvd. in the city of Nelsonville in reference to a Nelsonville PD Unit involved in an accident with injuries. Units responded to scene and assisted Nelsonville PD, Nelsonville Fire Department, and EMS in providing first aid for involved parties and securing scene. Ohio State Highway Patrol was contacted to perform the crash investigation portion of this incident. No further action taken. Return to patrol.

* On Nov. 13, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received several phone calls from the South Canaan Road area in reference to cars being entered. The suspect was confronted by one victim who described him as being 5’8” to 6’0″ wearing a bulky blue jacket and some type of hat that had ear flaps. Anyone with information or a possible suspect is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 740-593-6633.

* On Nov. 13, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to SR-329 in Trimble in reference to a stolen vehicle. The vehicle owner gave information regarding the vehicle to dispatch.

* On Nov. 13, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate a Jacob Weaver on Harrison Street in Amesville. If anyone knows Weaver they are asked to have him to contact Sgt. Kurtz of the Nelsonville Police Department in reference to his vehicle being damaged.

* On Nov. 13, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft of medication from two residences on Blackwood Road in Shade. Once on scene, deputies spoke with the victims at both residences who advised they believe it was a relative who has an addiction to narcotics. The deputy on scene attempted to locate the suspect but was not able to locate him. With there being no video evidence or physical evidence to prove that the relative stole the prescription medication, this case will be closed out until further evidence is discovered. Case closed.