On the Record
PARKERSBURG — On March 6 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court:
* Anthony Drake Flanagan, 33, 1202 Myrtle St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of third-offense public intoxication and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and is in custody in lieu of a $15,500 surety bond.
* Olivia K. Westmoreland, 25, 4402 Packard St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of battery of a police officer, disorderly conduct, obstructing an officer and destruction of property and was released on a $2,100 bond.
* Shawn Barry Lemon, 43, 892 Radcliff Road, Mineral Wells, was arraigned on a charge of violation of a protective order and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond.
* Robert Dale Goff, 26, 211 Fourth Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of fleeing from an officer, was sentenced to 130 days served and was assessed $160.25 in court fees.
* Tiffanee Ranae Waybright, 23, 2526 21st Ave., Apt. 7, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of first-offense child neglect by a parent creating a risk of bodily injury, was sentenced to 60 days in jail suspended for one year unsupervised probation and was assessed $160.25 in court fees.
* David D. McMullen, 50, 519 Myrtle St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of second-offense driving on a suspended or revoked license for DUI, was sentenced to 12 months home confinement and was assessed $1,160.25 in fines and court fees. Three counts of third-offense driving on a suspended or revoked license for DUI and one count each of driving on a suspended or revoked license for miscellaneous reasons and defective equipment were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
* Samuel Allen Modesitt, 21, care of 1809 20th St., Apt. 3, Parkersburg, was bound over to circuit court after a preliminary hearing found probable cause for breaking and entering. No probable cause was found for a charge of grand larceny but the magistrate said there was enough evidence to meet the burden for petit larceny, a lesser included offense to the charge of grand larceny.
MARIETTA — On March 6 the Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports:
* Lt. Hunter began an investigation in reference to a fraudulent $50 bill being passed at Par Mar in Barlow.
* Kimberly Bechak, 8045 Ohio 555, Cutler, Ohio, reported her son, Cody Galloway, becoming physical with her during an argument. Bechak said Galloway began to argue with her and when she said she told him she was calling the police, to have him removed from the residence, he took her phone. Galloway grabbed Bechak by the arms, forcing them behind her back. A witness to the incident told Galloway to “take his hands off of his mother.” Galloway left the residence before law enforcement arrived. Deputy Jones located Galloway walking on Ohio 555. Cody Allen Galloway, 20, was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail.
* Deputy Zide observed a passenger car bearing Ohio registration fail to yield to oncoming traffic, which had the right-of-way, in Marietta Township. A traffic stop was conducted and contact with the driver, a juvenile, and occupants of the vehicle. A K9 sniff was conducted on the vehicle in which K9 Rita gave a positive indication. A small container with marijuana was located. The subject will be summoned into the Washington County Juvenile Court on a charge of possession of marijuana.
The following were sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court:
* Christopher Lee Baughman, 25, 174 Oil Springs Road, Petroleum, W.Va., failure to comply, a misdemeanor; 90 days county jail.
* Brian Cadillac Barnett, 29, 1007 Florence St., Belpre, for possession of criminal tools, a misdemeanor; 30 days county jail.
* Matthew Lester Jones, 33, 806 Front St., Marietta, for breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony; 180 days county jail.
* Bradley David Flesher, 22, 629 Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, for possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; 30 days county jail.
* Tracy Elizabeth Lamp, 41, 146 Franklin St., Marietta, for possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; 30 days county jail.
* Scott Everett Collins, 33, 3180 Tieber Road, Stockport, Ohio, for burglary; 120 days county jail.
The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail March 5 and 6:
* Hope Jasmine Thomas, 27, 192 N. Cemetery Road, Cutler, Ohio, for misuse of credit card and theft, both felonies.
* Preston Vern Archie, 26, for domestic violence, a felony.
* Ashley Marie Holdren, 27, 50755 Ohio 248, Long Bottom, Ohio, for forgery, a felony.
* Wayne Hazen Hunter, 50, 406 Sixth St., Marietta, for theft, a felony.
* Darnell Lewis Davis, 25, 534 Madison Ave., Akron, Ohio, for speeding, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, and driving under suspension, all felonies.
* Misty Gail Sealey, 39, 2100 Hill St., Apt. F, Belpre, for probation violation.
* Ethan Wade Ash, 30, 1365 Gilman Ave., Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.
* Shawn Anthony Miller, 33, 204 W Spring St., Apt. 1, Marietta, for driving under suspension, improper lane usage, and contempt (failure to appear), all misdemeanors.
* Patricia Jane Bailey, 34, 204 West Spring St., Apt. 1, Marietta, for driving under suspension and fictitious plates.
* Carl Dennis Robison, 24, 235 Johnson Road, Marietta, for probation violation, a felony.
* Joseph Stephen Hutson, 18, 609 Charles St., Parkersburg, a fugitive from justice.
ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports March 5:
* On March 2, a resident of Ladd Ridge Road reported that his identity was stolen after receiving a medical treatment billed in his name in excess of $20,000 from a hospital in Florida. The complainant advised he was not in Florida nor received any medical treatment from any hospital in Florida.
* On March 2, a resident of Harmony Road came to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office to report an incident of his identity being stolen.
* On March 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of property damage on Hunterdon Road. The damage was a small crack on the windshield of a SUV. Deputies were unable to determine who or what caused the crack in the windshield.
* On March 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of property damage on Hooper Road. Deputies took photographs of the reported damage and filed a report. A suspect was given; however, with lack of physical evidence, this case is closed.
* On March 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a complainant advising she was blocked from getting Allegra-D at the pharmacy. The complainant advised she had not purchased any of the kind for some time and was curious why she was being blocked. Deputies have run a report in reference to the purchases and blocks for investigation. At this time there is no evidence of criminal activity.
* On March 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Dover Township for a breaking and entering complaint. While on scene, it was discovered that the complainant was carrying a handgun. A check of the serial number of the weapon returned as stolen. Richard S. Perkins was then placed into custody on a charge of receiving stolen property, a felony of the fourth degree. Perkins was then transported to SEORJ without incident.
* On March 3, Airclaws Heating and Cooling of Amesville reported an unauthorized transaction was made on a business account.
* On March 3, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of property damage on Baker Road. The suspect had driven his truck through several fields leaving the field rutted and tore up. Contact was attempted with the suspect, but he was not home.
* On March 3, a resident of Dutch Ridge reported an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Complainant advised he allowed a friend to use his vehicle and they have not returned it for several days. Contact was made with the female who borrowed it and was advised to return the vehicle or criminal charges would be filed. It was agreed between the owner and her that it would be returned on this date.
* On March 3, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of The Valero Gas station in The Plains for an intoxicated person. Deputies made contact with the male, Kenny E. Barnhart, on Walnut Street. Deputies attempted to find a sober individual to take custody of Barnhart for the evening. However, Barnhart became belligerent and attempted to strike deputies, and further resisted arrest. Barnhart was arrested and transported to SEORJ.
* On March 3, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to State Route 691 for a report of a found stolen vehicle. Deputies made contact with the reported stolen vehicle and documented any damages that may have occurred. Deputies made contact with the vehicle owner, who requested the vehicle be towed to her residence. Curtis Towing was contacted and towed the vehicle to the owner’s residence. Case of the stolen vehicle remains active.
* On March 3, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Murphy Road for a report of a breaking and entering. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with the complainant in the case. The case remains active.
* On March 4, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office assisted a Hocking County deputy in locating a stolen street bike from Hocking County. The bike was located on Mill School Road and towed from that area. Hocking County is leading the investigation.
* On March 4, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Glouster Police with a shooting that occurred in their jurisdiction. The victim was flown to a Columbus hospital with what appeared to be a non-life-threatening injury.
* On March 4, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to O’Bleness Hospital for a report of a domestic violence that had occurred in the village of Stewart earlier in the afternoon. After taking the report, deputies made contact with the suspect on Elm Street in Stewart. It was determined that the original report had been falsified due to another individual coming forward and advising she was the one involved in the fight and not the individual the complainant claimed attacked her. Written statements were collected from the complainant and all involved parties and witnesses to the incident. A video statement was also completed. This case is under investigation.
* On March 4, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Columbus Road for a report of a dispute. Upon arrival, deputies spoke to all involved parties. Shannon James, 39, of Athens, was placed under arrest for assault and criminal mischief and transported to the SEORJ.
* On March 4, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Wood Road for a report of a dispute. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the involved parties. It was determined that physical violence did occur. Gary Jolley, 53, of Albany, was placed under arrest and transported to the SEORJ.
* On March 4, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to First Street in response to a complaint of threats and harassment. A statement was taken from the complainant and a summons was issued to the suspect. A referral was also make in regard to pursuing a protection order.
ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports March 6:
* On March 5, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of breaking and entering of a barn located in the area of SR 78 in Hollister. No property was removed from the building, but a padlock was shot, and damage was sustained to a door. Any information regarding this case, persons are asked to contact ACSO.
* On March 5, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a burglary report on Columbus Road. The resident returned home around 10 a.m. Monday and noticed the door frame to her residence had been broken. No property was removed from the residence. Any information regarding this case persons are requested to contact the ACSO.
* On March 5, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a female subject wanting to report a possible protection order violation in reference to an outside third-party contact. Deputies made contact with the mutual friend who had been in contact with one of the children. This case is still under investigation.
* On March 5, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female subject believing that her mother had poisoned her children. Deputies made a traffic stop on the complainant’s vehicle who had her children with her and weren’t showing any signs of side effects from rat poison. Deputies escorted the complaint and her children to O’Bleness to have a medical evaluation completed to ensure the children’s safety. No further actions were needed, and the case is still under investigation.
PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports March 6:
* On March 5, the Parkersburg Police Department responded to 121 calls for service.
* Christopher Harmon, 42, of Rivesville, W.Va., was arrested March 5 on a petit larceny charge.
* Anthony Flanagan, 32, of Parkersburg, was arrested March 6 on a charge of third-offense public intoxication.
* Olivia Westmoreland, 25, of Parkersburg, was arrested March 5 on charges of first-offense battery of an officer, obstructing, disorderly conduct and destruction of property.
* On March 5, officers responded to PPD Headquarters in reference to a stolen vehicle.
* On March 5, officers responded to Wendy’s on Seventh Street in reference to a battery in progress.
* On March 5, officers responded to Walmart on Pike Street in reference to shoplifting and cited Elden Smarr and Louise Smarr.
* On March 5, officers responded to Cypress Street in reference to a burglary that already occurred.
* On March 5, officers responded to Kincheloe Motors in reference to a false pretense.
* On March 5, officers investigated three motor vehicle accidents.
BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports March 5:
* On March 2, Andrew M. Vesel, 67, 3874 Veto Road, Vincent, was cited for having an expired registration.
* On March 2, Derek L. Cogar, 40, 10102 New England Road, Stewart, was cited for improper display of license plates.
* On March 2, Velinda B. Berga, 18, 312 Harmar St., Marietta, was cited for disorderly conduct.
* On March 3, Mia C. Bryan, 34, 30975 Roy Jones Road, Racine, was arrested at CVS for theft.
* On March 3, Jessica N. Smith, 23, 640 Calder Ridge Road, Belpre, was cited for a stop sign violation.
* On March 3, Justin B. Hines, 21, currently incarcerated at the Washington County Jail, was served warrants from Belpre Mayor’s Court for an incident that occurred on Feb. 25, 2018. Hines was charged with falsification, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
* On March 3, Casey G. Reed, 21, 1503 Staunton Ave., Parkersburg, was arrested on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon, which he is not allowed to possess due to a previous domestic battery conviction, and for open container. Reed was transported to the Washington County Jail.
* On March 4, Paula J. Walker, 31, 650 13th St., Parkersburg, was arrested on warrants for failure to appear in Belpre Mayor’s Court. Original charges were obstructing official business, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension and no license plate light.
* On March 4, Kimberly A. Reis, 51, 738 Lula St., Parkersburg, was arrested on a warrant from Belpre Mayor’s Court for assault and criminal trespass.
WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown Police Department released the following reports March 5:
* Caleb Ryan Britton, 19, Williamstown, was arrested on a capias warrant charging him with possession with the intent to deliver mariujana on Highland Avenue. Britton was originally arrested in October 2017 walking in the area of Williamstown High School with a minor student and found to be in possession of 12 bags of suspect marijuana. Britton had been released on bond but later failed to appear for court. Britton was placed in the North Central Regional jail in lieu of bail.
* Shelby L. Wilhelm, 23, Raleigh, N.C., was cited on a charge of speeding, 40 mph in a 25 mph zone, on Highland Avenue.
* Hannah R. Delancey, 21, Williamstown, was cited on a charge of expired motor vehicle inspection on Highland Avenue.
* Nathaniel D. Randolph, 35, Parkersburg, was cited on a charge of speeding, 62 mph in a 35 mph zone, on West Third Street.
* Timothy McMahon, 47, Parkersburg, was cited on a charge of driving under suspension on Highland Avenue.
* Carl Dennis Robison, 24, Marietta, was arrested on a charge of possession with the intent to deliver marijuana at the Sunshine Lodge in the 1300 block of Highland Avenue. Officers observed a vehicle on the lot of the hotel at about 5:57 a.m. and made contact with the occupant. Officers smelled the odor of marijuana and during the subsequent search an officer recovered an amount of marijuana, plastic bags and a plastic container with suspected THC “dabs.” Officers were able to conduct a further search in a hotel room rented by Robison and located additional suspected marijuana, a bag of syringes, and a baggy containing suspected methamphetamine.
Officers located a second male subject, Corey Levi Morrison, 20, also of Marietta, near the hotel room in question. Upon running a warrant check officers discovered that Morrison was wanted on charges out of Washington County for a probation violation on charges of assault and escape. Morrison was placed in the Wood County Holding Center and later the regional jail until he can be arraigned on a fugitive from justice charge in Wood County Circuit Court. Robison was arraigned and released after posting bond.
* Drew W. Layton, 21, Whipple, was cited on a charge of speeding, 42 mph in a 25 mph zone, on Highland Avenue.