On the Record
PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases July 2.
* Izaak Morris, 23, 819 34th St., Vienna, was arraigned on the charge of violation of a protective order and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond.
* John Givens, 38, 100 Linwood Ave., lot B, Marietta, was arraigned on the charges of obstruction, destruction of property and two counts of battery on a police officer. He was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $2,000 surety bond.
* Richard Davis, 30, 250 Meadowview Drive, Parkersburg, was arraigned on the charges of possession of a controlled substance, heroin, and shoplifting and was released on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond.
* John Phillips, 46, 512 Maple St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of shoplifting and was released on a $1,500 personal recognizance bond.
* Tyler Ludwig, 31, 400 Walnut Grove, Washington, pleaded guilty to obtaining property, money and services by false pretenses and obstruction. He was sentenced to time served and was assessed $390.50 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of public intoxication.
* Misty McCoy, 43, 1609 Spring St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and was assessed $220.25 in court costs and fines.
* Nathan Simmons, 45, 3030 Lost Pavement Road, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and shoplifting. He was sentenced to 90 days of unsupervised probation and assessed $365.50 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of obstruction and two counts of trespassing.
* Lorrie Dailey, 25, 4321 Sayre Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of operating without certificates and was assessed $175.25 in court costs and fines.
* Robert Carpenter II, 35, 101 Mitchells Lane, Washington, pleaded guilty to no proof of insurance and driving while suspended or revoked. He was assessed $640.50 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
* Amber Dawn VanCamp, 32, 124 Bethel Chapel Road, McFarland, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and was sentenced to unsupervised probation for 120 days and was assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.
* Hunter Piatt, 28, of Belpre, pleaded guilty to a charge of domestic battery and was sentenced to 30 days at the North Central Regional Jail and assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.
* Deconte Smith, 35, 1104 13th St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of violation of a protective order and was released on a $1,500 surety bond.
* William McClung, 28, 2311 Pike St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of shoplifting, a second offense, and was released on a $500 surety bond.
* Catherine Harbison, 22, 413 8th St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on the charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing. She was released on a $250 personal recognizance bond.
* Khristopher Williamson, 26, of Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to the charge of domestic battery and was sentenced to one year at the North Central Regional Jail and was assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of strangulation of another without their consent.
* Vanessa Gray, 45, 98 Boaz Gardens Drive Apartment 40, Williamstown, pleaded guilty to a charge of petit larceny and was sentenced to six months at the Day Reporting Center and was assessed $215.25 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement she was dismissed on a charge of grand larceny.
PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on July 2.
* Eric C. Ruble, 38, of Riggs Run Road, Elizabeth, was arrested on a capias for violation of a protective order.
* Herbert R. Gill, 53, of Dalzell Road, Whipple, was arrested for DUI.
* Brandon W. Hodge, 37, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and he was cited for driving while suspended or revoked.
* Corrie A. Herman, 29, of Oak Street, Parkersburg, was arrested for obstructing.
* Daniel E. Sindledecker Jr.,45, of 32nd Street, Parkersburg, was arrested on a capias for failure to pay child support.
* Richard Lee Davis, 30, of Manor Drive, Parkersburg, was arrested on a warrant for shoplifting and a new charge of possession of a controlled substance.
* Ethan L. Conley, 18, of Dagg Road, Parkersburg, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports July 1:
The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday and Monday:
* Melissa Jean McFall, 37, 1365 Archers Fork Road, Newport, obstructing official business, a misdemeanor.
* Curtis Dean Howell, 34, New Matamoras, possession of drugs and having weapons while under disability, both felonies, domestic violence and obstructing official business, misdemeanors.
* Keith Allen Huff, 35, Marietta, probation violation, a felony, and violating a protection order, a misdemeanor.
* George Francis Lane, 49, 731 Taylor St., Dayton, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.
* Tracy Glenn Morris, 65, 300 Starlite Drive, Lot 7, Marietta, aggravated menacing, disorderly conduct and endangering children, all misdemeanors.
* Christopher Wayne Radcliff, 49, 1072 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.
* Nathan Scott Tewkesbury, 34, 521 Barclay St., Apt. 15, Belpre, theft, a misdemeanor.
* Jeffrey Dean Worstell, 34, Marietta, probation violation and domestic violence, both misdemeanors.
* Jeremy Ray Davis, 41, 1072 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.
* Talmage Jay Gray III, 26, 845 Grub Road, Marietta, driving under suspension and expired tags, both misdemeanors.
* Mark Allen Bennett, 29, 1455 E. Branch Road, Lowell, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public indecency, all misdemeanors.
* Ricky Allen White, 26, 609 Leafy Lane Court, Parkersburg, receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor.
* Robert Harlan Bailey, 60, 753 Glendale Road, Apt. 2, Marietta, failure to comply, a felony, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor.
MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports and charges on July 2.
* Deputy Brown responded to Parkway Townhouses, 1308 Williamson Ave., New Matamoras, in reference to a criminal damaging complaint. Charles Slonaker stated he and Sabrina Rutter were in a verbal argument in the parking lot and Rutter took a baseball bat and struck his car several times, and then went back inside. Sabrina Rutter admitted to doing the damage. A summons is being requested for Sabrina Nichoal Rutter, 25, 1308 Williamson Ave., Apt. 3B, New Matamoras, for criminal damaging.
* A Great Pyrenees belonging to Debra Brown, 915 Front St., Marietta, became loose from the property and hindered traffic along Front Street near Second Street. Brown stated the dog got out through a hole in the fence. Brown stated the dog was registered, however, could not provide the tag number, and her name could not be located in the dog tag system. A summons is being requested for Brown for failure to register her dog and failure to restrain.
* Deputy Zide was dispatched to 38175 State Route 7 to assist the Ohio State Highway Patrol with an assault complaint. Mary Brooks reported that Jason Strickler had pushed her to the ground and punched her in the face while at his residence at 765 Danas Run Road, Newport. Brooks advised that there was a witness, but they did not intervene. Brooks stated Strickler was enraged that she was there, which ultimately led to the push and punch. A warrant is being requested for Jason Lee Strickler, 40, Newport, for assault.
* Deputy Zide began an investigation in reference to a subject being scammed out of cash from a Craigslist advertisement/purchase.
* Sgt. McGilton was advised that three Pitbull dogs that belong to Derek Vanhorn, 554 Sand Ridge Road, Waterford, ran loose from his property. One of the dogs, a gray/white male Pitbull, went onto a neighbor’s property and viciously attacked and killed a Beagle dog, which was being walked on a leash. The individual walking the Beagle was injured in the process, when trying to fend off the Pitbull. After the Pitbull killed the Beagle, a neighbor shot in the direction of the dogs to get the Pitbull to release the Beagle. Vanhorn was aware of this incident as it was happening and gathered three of his dogs and fled the area, leaving behind the dog that killed the Beagle. The Pitbull was captured and transported to the Humane Society where it is being housed. A summons is being requested for Derek Jordon Vanhorn, 31, 554 Sand Ridge Road, Waterford, on a charge of failing to restrain and failing to register his dogs. McGilton will request that Derek Vanhorn be ordered to pay restitution to the victim(s) for the medical expenses acquired and for the value of the dog, which his dog had killed.
* Deputy Schwendeman issued a citation for speed, 86 mph in a 70 mph zone, to Shirley Ann Caperton, 374 Wirth Avenue, Akron.
* Deputy Schwendeman while patrolling near the intersection of State Route 60 and Millgate Road, Marietta, observed a vehicle turn northbound onto State Route 60 without stopping at a posted stop sign. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and upon making contact with the driver, Steven D. Hinton, he advised he was distracted and admitted to coasting through the stop sign. A citation was issued to Hinton, 31, 607 Center Street, Beverly, for failure to obey a traffic control device.
* Deputy Young responded to 1170 Tice Run Road, New Matamoras, in reference to Curtis Howell threatening to kill Heather Howell. Deputies responded and met with Heather who stated she went to pick up her son from Curtis on June 26. At that time a verbal argument took place between Curtis and Heather. During the argument Heather told Curtis she wanted a divorce and wanted him to move out. Heather then left the residence. Heather returned to 12411 County Road 9 (where Curtis was residing) and entered the residence. At that time Heather and Curtis again argued and exited the residence arguing. At one point Curtis pulled Heather’s hair and pushed her up against the residence. Heather stated Curtis told her he would “gut her like a pig”. Deputies responded to County Road 9 in an attempt to locate Curtis Howell. The homeowner granted permission to search the residence, stating that Curtis was not there, however, Curtis was found hiding in a bedroom closet. Curtis exited the closet and emptied his pockets, revealing two containers of suspected methamphetamine. Curtis Dean Howell, 34, 1170 Tice Run Road, New Matamoras, was placed under arrest for domestic violence, obstructing official business, possession of controlled substances and having weapons while under disability. Howell was transported to the Washington County Jail.
* Deputy Parks met with William Chutes, 102 Simpson St., Marietta, in reference to a missing firearm. This case remains under investigation.
* Deputy Zide was patrolling U.S. 50 when a Saturn passenger car committed a traffic offense. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. The driver and occupants were advised the reason for the stop. Based on multiple observations K9 Rita was deployed, in which she gave a positive indication on the front passenger door, where David Dyson was seated. The occupants exited the vehicle and Dyson admitted to having a box of drug paraphernalia. This box was recovered, containing a pill grinder with white residue, marijuana pipe, a marijuana grinder, and various other drug tools. A summons is being requested for David Allen Dyson, 27, 6131 Frost Road, Coolville, on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail July 1 and 2:
* Andreana Marie Workman, 28, 1713 Park St., Parkersburg, aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony, and soliciting, a misdemeanor.
* Jordan Levi Walker, 28, 1350 Mount Tom Road, Marietta, probation violation, a misdemeanor.
* Tiffany Elaine Dawn Buckley, 26, 890 Rainbow Road, Waterford, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
* Robin Lee Buckley, 29, 890 Rainbow Road, Waterford, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
* Joshua Cecil Poole, 31, 225 E. Spring St., Marietta, having weapons while under disability, a felony.
* Brent Allen Dunn, 35, 112 Scammel St., Apt. A, Marietta, probation violation, a misdemeanor.
ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on July 2.
* Deputies responded to Quigley Road in reference to an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was found to contain two firearms that were unsecured. The weapons were photographed and collected for safekeeping at the Sheriff’s Office. Based on the contents of the vehicle, the determination was made that it should be towed and stored at the ACSO impound lot.
* Zoila J. Silva, 20, of Mount Sterling, Ohio, was arrested on an active felony warrant. Contact was made with Silva at a Shade residence where deputies were dispatched for a dispute.
* A report of a stolen cell phone was received. The complainant advised she had left her cell phone in the bathroom stall of Movies Ten and when she went back to retrieve it, it was gone. This case is under investigation.
* Units responded to a McGill Road residence in Guysville referencing a male subject that was caught inside their home and fled into the woods. The complainant began to chase the male, however, did not continue due to her daughter being by herself. The male’s description matches a suspect in the area burglarizing houses. If anyone knows the whereabouts of Matt Rupe, contact the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.
* Units were advised of possible methamphetamines found in a small baggy near the New Marshfield Community Center. The responding deputy collected the drugs and placed it into evidence for destruction.
* Two catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on State Route 13 in Millfield.
* Units responded to United Lane for a theft report. This case is pending further investigation.
* While patrolling, deputies observed a male who appeared to be passed out in a vehicle on Oak Street in The Plains. Deputies spoke with an elderly male who stated he believed he had a stroke. EMS was contacted and transported the male to O’Bleness Hospital for treatment.
* Deputies were dispatched to Hamley Run Road for a report of an intoxicated female. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the female who could not articulate why she was there or what she was doing. It was learned that the female had prior medical issues and was transported to O’Bleness Hospital for treatment.
PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports July 2:
* On July 1, the Parkersburg Police Department responded to 102 calls for service.
* Joseph Antill, 42, was arrested July 1 on a charge of receiving or transferring stolen goods.
* Katherine Harbison, 22, of Parkersburg, was arrested July 1 on charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing.
* Timothy Starcher, 30, of Parkersburg, was arrested July 1 on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
* Ashley Davis, 31, of Parkersburg, was arrested July 1 on a capias for failure to appear.
* On July 1, officers responded to Niagara Street in reference to a burglary that already occurred.
* On July 1, officers responded to Bartlett Street in reference to fraudulent use of a credit card.
* On July 1, officers cited James West for possession of a controlled substance.
* On July 1, officers responded to PPD Headquarters in reference to a petit larceny.
* On July 1, officers responded to three motor vehicle accidents.
WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Police Department released the following reports July 2:
* Michael Bradley Davis, 34, Parkersburg, was cited for third offense driving on a suspended license on Highland Avenue.
* Courtney Clayton, 26, Belpre, was cited for possession of methamphetamine on Highland Avenue.
* Brett Edwards, 29, Marietta, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear for court. Edwards was confined to the Department of Corrections and later released on bond.
* Zachary Bowman, 25, Parkersburg, was cited for expired registration and no insurance on West Third Street.
* Sean Dye, 25, Parkersburg, was cited for expired registration on W.Va. 14.
* Andrew Benson, 53, Williamstown, was arrested on a charge of obstructing an officer following a traffic stop on Henderson Avenue. Officers reportedly smelled the odor of alcohol coming from Benson at the time of traffic stop and Benson admitted to drinking alcohol. When officers requested Benson to exit his vehicle for field sobriety tests he allegedly refused to exit the vehicle. Officers removed Benson from the vehicle and placed him under arrest. Benson was placed in the Department of Corrections pending his arraignment at Wood County Magistrate Court where he was later released on bond.
* Jonah Ausher, 23, Salem, Ohio, was cited for no motor vehicle inspection on Highland Avenue.
* Robert Cutright, 56, Waverly, was arrested on a charge of aggravated driving under the influence following a traffic stop for driving left of center on Waverly Road. Officers noticed signs of intoxication and after reportedly failing field sobriety tests Cutright was arrested for DUI. Cutright’s blood-alcohol content later tested 0.178 on the Intoximeter. Cutright was placed in the Department of Corrections overnight prior to his arraignment and release at Wood County Magistrate Court.
* Ryan Nutter, 20, Vienna, was cited for speeding, 67 mph in a 55 mph zone, on W.Va. 14.
* John Aaron Givens, 38, Marietta, was arrested on charges of two counts of battery of a police officer, obstructing an officer and destruction of property following several incidents at different locations in Williamstown. The 911 Center received four separate calls beginning at 10:19 p.m. about a suspect acting disorderly matching Givens’ description. The calls included threatening residents on Park Avenue, threatening residents on Park Place, breaking the window out of a vehicle on Roseland Avenue and threatening residents on Second Street. Givens was located on the Williamstown Bridge between the retaining wall and bridge rail at approximately 11:08 p.m. Givens reportedly became combative with officers swinging his fists at both before being tazed and taken to the ground and into custody. Givens remained combative striking Patrolman J.P. Raymond and R.A. Bailes during the struggle. Givens was tazed a second time and restrained. Givens was treated at Camden Clark Medical Center due to injuries sustained during the altercation and after being medically cleared, was placed in the Department of Corrections. Givens was later arraigned in Wood County Magistrate Court and confined on a $2,000 bond.