Washington County Sheriff

MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on April 23.

* On April 21, Deputy Sheriff Hunter responded to the scene of death of an 88-year-old Lowell resident. The man’s death appears to be due to natural causes; no foul play is suspected.

* On April 21, the Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department transported a 30-year-old Dunham Township resident to Camden Clark Medical Center for treatment of an overdose. The victim reportedly claimed he could not sleep and ingested a large number of sleeping pills. Emergency room personnel stated the victim was stable and did not appear to have life-threatening injuries.

* On April 21, Colton Pugh, 22, 1110 Moody Ridge Road, Vincent, reported he was involved in a domestic dispute with his brother while visiting a residence on Barth Road that evening. Pugh bickered with his brother throughout the night and at one point his brother knocked him to the ground outside, causing him to hit his head. The altercation did not escalate further and Pugh stated he did not fear for his safety and did not want to pursue charges.

* Michael Paul Hollingsworth, 34, Marietta, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. Hollingsworth was arrested at the office of probation officer Smith and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 22 at 12:03 p.m.

* Paul William Lewis Jr., 35, Lovette Road, Portland, Ohio, was arrested for theft and criminal mischief, both misdemeanors. Lewis turned himself in to Patrolman Williams at the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 22 at 1:46 p.m.

* Tina Marie Sims, 49, 419 Florence St., was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Sims was arrested near the intersection of Veto and Briggs Hill roads by Deputy Sheriff Reeder and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 22 at 2:39 p.m.

* Robert Eugene Boston Jr., 48, 1145 BF Goodrich Road, Marietta, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Boston was arrested at his residence and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 22 at 3:28 p.m.

* Luther Hall, 22, 710 Front St., Marietta, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Hall was arrested by Patrolman Dennison of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 22 at 10:16 p.m.

* Ralph Lee Baker Jr., 46, 400 Phillips St., Marietta, was arrested for domestic violence, a felony. Baker was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Harlow of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 22 at 10:33 p.m.

* Amanda Asia Wallace, 19, 231 E. Faye Ave., Marietta, was arrested for violating the terms of her probation and for child endangering, both misdemeanors. Wallace was arrested in Marietta Municipal Court and processed into the Washington County Jail on April 23 at 10:03 a.m.

Washington County Sheriff

MARIETTA – The following reports and charges were released by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on April 16.

* On April 15, Marva Bay, 93, 155 Belavista Drive, Marietta, reported during the past several weeks an unknown suspect(s) stole in excess of $500 from a drawer in her home.

* On April 15, Patricia Whitely, 53, 1229 Becker Road, Whipple, reported a week ago she noticed a digital camera, a container of coins, a gold ring and a laptop computer were stolen from her home. The total value of the stolen items is about $2,000.

* On April 15, Richard Moore, 52, 1670 State Route 339, Belpre, reported when he awoke that morning he noticed his wallet, which contained $17, was missing from where he placed it on his kitchen table. Moore declined to pursue the matter.

* On April 15, Sgt. Mankins and Deputy Sheriff McConnell investigated a domestic dispute at 12858 State Route 676, Waterford. During an argument, Dennis Crockett, 38, slapped his live-in girlfriend, Stacy Fair, 39, across the face. Fair said she was not injured and she did not fear for her safety. As a result, Mankins closed this case as unfounded. However, Crockett was arrested for violating the terms of his probation at the request of his probation officer because Crockett was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident, officials said.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Tuesday and Wednesday:

* Joseph Edgar Erb, 44, 216 Fourth St., Lowell, for being a fugitive from justice, a felony. Erb was arrested on Gilman Avenue by U.S. marshals and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Shawn Allen Hartleroad, 135 Spencer Ave., Spencer, for driving under a suspended license and speeding, both misdemeanors. Hartleroad was arrested near milepost 10 on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Branden Dwight Ramage, 19, 206 Jennison St., Beverly, for felony charges of burglary and possession of criminal tools and misdemeanor charges of violating the terms of his probation and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ramage was arrested in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff White and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Kyle David Hesson, 18, Marietta, for felony charges of burglary and possession of criminal tools and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Hesson was arrested in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff White and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* David Matthew Crockett, 38, 12858 State Route 676, Waterford, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Crockett was arrested in Watertown by Sgt. Mankins of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

Washington County Sheriff

MARIETTA – Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports and charges on April 15:

* On April 11, Deputy Sheriff Huffer requested a warrant for Willis V. Thompson, 37, 213 Fourth St., Apt. A, Lowell, for domestic violence. That morning, Thompson was involved in an argument with his live-in girlfriend, Amanda Sampe, 33, over a Facebook message and over the individuals with whom he associates. During the dispute, Thompson grabbed Sampe’s neck and forcefully yanked her arm when she attempted to walk away from him. Thompson bit Sampe’s lip, causing it to swell and bleed.

* On April 11, Latasha L. Ward, 25, 135 Groves Ave., Marietta, reported sometime while she was visiting a friend’s home on State Route 7 in Marietta, one of the people present in the home stole $160 out of the $200 she had in her purse. Ward declined to pursue the matter.

* On April 11, a clerk at Byer’s Exxon, 26960 State Route 7, Marietta, reported a customer took a Bud Light margarita drink and a plastic cup from the store’s shelves and entered the bathroom. The customer, later identified as Jessica L. Stevens, 32, 10 Browns Road Apt. 3B, Marietta, then proceeded to drink the beverage from the cup as she removed a cereal bar from a shelf and filled out a job application while seated at a table in the store. Stevens passed out at the table and did not awaken until Reno squad members responded to the scene. Stevens refused medical treatment and attempted to grab two more cans of Bud Light when she exited the store. Deputy Sheriff Hunter located Stevens passed out on a chair on the porch of her nearby residence. Questioned about the incident, Stevens admitted that she did not pay for any of the items. Hunter arrested Stevens for theft and transported her to the Washington County Jail.

* On April 12, Deputy Sheriff McPeek requested a summons for a 14-year-old Little Hocking resident to appear in Juvenile Court on a charge of delinquency by assault. The previous afternoon the teenager shot the leg of an acquaintance that was visiting his home with a BB gun. The juvenile initially denied shooting the teen but later admitted shooting her intentionally. The victim did not require medical attention.

* On April 13, Deputy Sheriff McGilton requested summonses for April Smitley, 41, and Scott Smitley, 42, both of 1250 Bethel Road, Marietta, for failing to confine/restrain their dog. A neighbor of the Smitleys reported their dog chased her as she was mowing her yard and caused her to fear for her safety. McGilton warned the Smitleys to confine their dog two days earlier because of another incident involving their pet.

* On April 13, a clerk at the Country Corner Grocery, 2346 State Route 550, Cutler, reported the driver of a gold Dodge pickup truck backed into and caused minor damage to a gas pump.

* On April 14, Gary R. McKee, 67, 20015 State Route 676, Marietta, reported during the past two weeks an unknown suspect(s) stole a GPS unit and a set of golf clubs from his truck.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Monday and Tuesday:

* Natalie Jordan Miller, 24, 706 Ninth St., Marietta, for forgery and for receiving stolen property, both felonies. Miller was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Bonnette of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Katie Danielle Cline, 25, 27400 State Route 7, Lot 63, Marietta, for violating the terms of her probation, a felony. Cline was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Gerber and processed into the Washington County Jail.