Police

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on June 7: June 5 * The Sheriff’s Office arrested Joshua Losey, 31, of Millfield, for an active Athens County warrant. Losey was transported to SEORJ without incident. * The Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to ...

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on June 7: June 5 * Lt. Hunter completed a private property accident report on Anderson Lane, Waterford. Patricia Few, Watertown, was parked when Orpha V. Jenkins, Chesterhill, backed her vehicle into Few’s ...

Williamstown Police

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Police Department released the following reports June 4: May 31 * James Pipes, 41, of Columbus, was cited for speeding, 41 mph in a 25 mph zone on Highland Avenue. * Bethany Myer, 30, of Williamstown, was cited for a red light violation on Highland Avenue. * ...

Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports June 7: * On June 6, Brandon Michael Smith, 32, of Joyce Drive, was arrested following a motor vehicle crash on charges of second-offense driving on suspended/revoked and no insurance. * On June 6, Eric Lamond ...

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on June 3: May 31 * The Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Second Street in Buchtel for a theft of a vehicle report. The vehicle was found abandoned a short time post-call. The vehicle was released to the owner. * ...

Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on June 4: May 30 * Joel Ryan Wright, 20, of Jericho Road, was issued a citation for failure to maintain and striking unattended vehicle. * Matthew Wayne Gearhart, 21, of Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, was ...

On the Record

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on June 4: * Robert C. Romine, 67, 301 Whispering Oaks Lane, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to expried motor vehicle inspection and was assessed $175.25 in fines and court costs. * Michael David ...

Explosive arrest among Wood County arraignments

PARKERSBURG — The arrest of a man with a homemade explosive device highlighted the weekend hearings in Wood County Magistrate Court. On Saturday, Justin Andrew Beardsley, 31, of 800 7th St., Apt. 1, was pulled over near 16th and Lynn streets for having his rear window covered in black tape, ...

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 31: May 30 * The Sheriff’s Office responded to Mill Street in Chauncey regarding a loose dog running the neighborhood and making noise. The animal was located and not found to be vicious or aggressive. ...

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on May 31: May 30 * Denver Hoover, 56, of Parkersburg, was arrested on a capias for failure to appear. * Genelle Biggle, 29, of Parkersburg, was arrested on a capias for failure to appear. * Zachary Biless, 23, of ...

Williamstown Police

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Police Department released the following reports May 29: May 21 * Michael Layne Lynch, 29, Washington, was arrested on warrants charging him with four counts of failure to appear for court in Greenbrier County. Lynch was arrested following a traffic stop on West ...

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports May 29: May 24 * Kristopher Coburn, 44, of Parkersburg, was arrested on a warrant for attempting to commit a felony. * Dalton Drummond, 26, of Parkersburg, was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled ...

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports May 30: May 29 * During a patrol in Buchtel due to numerous thefts, deputies noticed a suspicious person several streets away but were unable to locate the person once on scene. Additional units were ...

On the Record

Wood Sheriff PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 29. May 25: * Howard Randall Sargent Jr., 52, of Knotts Avenue, was issued a citation for no motor vehicle inspection and no insurance. * Edker Doyle Carpenter, 49, of George Street, was ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court arraigned the following people on May 24. In Judge Jason Wharton’s Court: * Stephen Ryan Wood, 30, 1018-5 Cornwall St., Parkersburg, who was indicted on four counts of second offense charges of delivery of a controlled substance ...

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports May 24: May 24 * The Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 278 in reference to an office trailer entered. Inside the trailer, deputies found bloody rags strewn about and all the medical supplies had been opened ...

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 23: May 20 * Joe Schofield, Forshey Road, Marietta, reported to Deputy Zide that Malinda Giovannelli had violated the CPO he has against her. Schofield is the executor of an estate that Giovannelli feels ...

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on May 22: May 21 * The Criminal Interdiction Unit made contact with a vehicle off the roadway in Millfield. Deputies approached the occupants and learned one person had active warrants for her arrest. Consent was ...

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on May 23: * The department on May 22 responded to 116 calls for service. * Derek Chrisman, 31, Parkersburg, was arrested on May 22 for disorderly conduct. * David Smith, 39, of Belleville was arrested on May 22 on ...

Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 23: May 20 * Marty Ryan Davis, 57, of Lively Road, Scarbro, W.Va., was arrested on warrants for failure to yield and driving on suspended issued through Fayette County. May 21 * William Paul Fluharty II, ...