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Weekend sees stabbing, drug arrests in Parkersburg

Ashley Lynn Ohse

PARKERSBURG — Separate incidents involving a stabbing and methamphetamine sales led to the arrest of two Parkersburg residents over the weekend.

On Thursday, Ashley Lynn Ohse, 38, homeless, allegedly stabbed the female victim in the leg resulting in the need for six stitches, according to a criminal complaint filed with the Wood County Magistrate Court.

While the two were on 14th Street in Parkersburg, Ohse pushed the victim to the ground and when she fell, a knife fell out of her pocket, according to the complaint. Ohse grabbed the knife and stabbed the victim in the leg.

She is being charged with malicious assault and was being held at North Central Regional Jail on a $150,000 surety bond.

A probation check led to the arrest of Tyler Mark Hutson, 29, 1811 Cameron Ave., Parkersburg, after he was found with a “substantial” amount of methamphetamine, according to the criminal complaint.

Tyler Mark Hutson

About 7.2 ounces of methamphetamine was inside of a tea container in the kitchen and $1,540 in cash was found inside a satchel in Hutson’s room, the complaint said.

Hutson is being charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver and was being held at North Central Regional Jail on a $200,000 surety bond.

Candice Black can be reached at cblack@newsandsentinel.com.

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