WILLIAMSTOWN — On Feb. 28 the Williamstown Police Department released the following reports:
* Kristina Dawn Kirkbride, 39, Williamstown, was arrested on a capias warrant on charges of second-offense DUI and possession of controlled substances on Highland Avenue. Kirkbride was arraigned at Wood County Magistrate Court and released on bond.
* Peggy J. Bright, 35, Coshocton, Ohio, was cited for texting while driving on Highland Avenue.
* Officers responding to a possible intoxicated driver call were involved in a pursuit that led to the driver’s arrest in Marietta. Officer S.M. Branter was southbound on West Third Street when he observed a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado traveling northbound in the southbound lane. The suspect vehicle nearly struck the cruiser head on before he swerved back into the northbound lane. The patrolman turned and caught up to suspect vehicle with lights and sirens activated.
The suspect vehicle continued to flee while swerving left to right partially leaving the roadway. The suspect vehicle continued across the bridge where authorities from Ohio were notified. The suspect vehicle stopped in the parking lot behind Captain D’s Restaurant and suspect exited vehicle. Driver was extremely uncooperative and belligerent toward officers from Williamstown and Marietta, officials said. The suspect showed signs of intoxication and was subsequently taken into custody. Officer discovered the suspect’s 4-year-old child was in the car during the entire incident. Jeremy T. Carver, 39, of Marietta, was charged with OMVI and child endangerment by the Marietta Police. The child was released to a family member. Carver failed field sobriety tests and his BAC later tested .173. Carver was released to a third party pending his arraignment in Marietta Municipal Court.
* Abdullaw AB Alkandari, 31, Marietta, was cited for speeding, 50 mph in a 35 mph zone, on West Third Street.
* Holly M. Nesselrote, 28, Vienna, was cited for speeding, 45 mph in a 25 mph zone, on Highland Avenue.
* Officers checked a 1998 Ford F150 parked near Hino on West Virginia 14 and discovered it was reported stolen out of Marietta on Feb. 23. The incident remains under investigation.