Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Nov. 7:

• On Nov. 4, Patricia A. Storts, 1509 Charles St., Newport, reported damage to her vehicle. This case remains under investigation.

• On Nov. 7, deputies responded to 120 Sanjubar Drive, Marietta, in an attempt to locate Patrick Worstell, who currently had an active warrant for his arrest. Deputies believed that Worstell was at this location. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and obtained permission to search the residence. While conducting the search, Deputy Parks located a locked bathroom door in one of the bedrooms. The bedroom appeared to have been occupied by a male subject and on a dresser next to the door was a wallet containing an identification card for Thomas Gaughan. There was an active warrant for Gaughan’s arrest as well. Upon opening the bathroom door, Thomas Gaughan was located inside and appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. In the trashcan next to the toilet deputies located a used hypodermic syringe and a spoon containing residue. Gaughan was read his Miranda Rights and admitted to injecting heroin. Thomas William Gaughan, 31, 120 Sanjubar Drive, Marietta, was placed under arrest for possession of a drug instrument and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

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

• Brian D. Bates, 622 Grant Ave., Cambridge, Ohio; failure to appear, original charge felonious assault.

• Jeffrey M. Snider, 1125 Kings Ridge Road, St. Marys; failure to appear, original charge possession of drugs.

• Haydon J. Givens, 17990 State Route 550, Marietta; failure to appear, original charge possession of drugs.

• Isaac Martin, 106 Meadowcrest Lane, Little Hocking; failure to appear; original charge disorderly conduct.

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