On the Record

Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases on July 12.

In Judge Jason Wharton’s Court:

* Jordache Collins, 34, in custody, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering in count one of an information and will be sentenced following completion of drug court.

* Brandon Cumpston, 29, in custody, was found guilty in a plea to conspiracy to commit fraudulent use of an access device and was sentenced to three years probation.

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on July 12.

* Jeremy McConnell, 37, 852 Fairview Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, heroin, and no insurance. As part of a plea agreement charges of possession of a controlled substance, improper registration and public intoxication were dismissed. He was sentenced to 90 days probation and assessed $540.50 in court costs and fines.

* Brian Sapp, 31, 516 Ellis Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to no personal flotation devices for a child under 12 and was assessed $190.25 in court costs and fines.

* Keiran Spader, 27, 1014 10th St., Vienna, was arraigned on the charges of driving while suspended or revoked and possession of marijuana and was released on a $5,000 surety bond.

* Issac Harris, 18, 407 Suzanne St., Washington, was dismissed on a charge of no proof of insurance after providing proof of insurance.

* Lee Atkinson, 27, 1208 Jesterville Road, Vienna, pleaded guilty to fishing without a license and was assessed $190.25 in court costs and fines.

* Levi Shuman, 19, 5023 Kay St., Parkersburg, pleaded no contest to speeding 71 mph in a 55 mph zone and was assessed $185.25 in court costs and fines.

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on July 12.

July 11

* Water Jaraucaro Jr, 37, of Parkersburg, was arrested on warrants for uttering.

* Matthew Mounts, 25, homeless, was arrested on a grand jury capias for armed robbery as well as a probation violation.

* Officers responded to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting and cited Ashley Rhodes, 32, of Spencer.

* Sheila Belcher reported two burglaries.

* Officers responded to 26th Avenue in reference to a welfare check.

* Officers responded to 14th Street in reference to a fire in an abandoned residence.

* Charles Cumpston reported a vehicle entry.

* Officers responded to Dollar General Store in reference to a power line being struck.

* Officers responded to Gabriel’s in reference to a shoplifting and cited Harry Swager, 67, of Parkersburg.

* Daniel Sedlacek reported a vehicle entry.

Vienna Police

VIENNA — Vienna Police Department released the follownig reports on July 10.

June 28

* Seth D. Elam of Vienna was arrested for fleeing and possession of a controlled substance.

July 6

* Christopher T. Maguire of Vienna was arrested on a bond violation.

July 8

* Kassandra J. Ingram of Sistersville was arrested on a third-offense shoplifting warrant.

July 9

* Malcolm J. Brunson of Parkersburg was arrested for possession of an unauthorized access device.

July 10

* Eric P. Townsend of Parkersburg was arrested for shoplifting.

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on July 9.

June 26

* Deputy Parks was patrolling the area of Blue Knob Road and State Route 550 and observed a bicycle sitting near a storage building unit at the Tunnel Mini Storage buildings. A check of the area was made and no information was obtained that was helpful in finding the owner. Call dispatch at 740-376-7070, ext. 0 to claim this bicycle. Be ready to give a description of the bicycle.

July 4

* Rachel Weekley arrived at the sheriff’s office to report an assault that occurred the previous day at 118 Buell’s Circle, Marietta. Weekley reported to Deputy Carr that on July 3 she was visiting Aaron Elliott. Weekley stated that during the visit Elliott took her phone to look through it, and then began yelling at her. Weekley decided to leave the area due to Elliott’s actions. Elliott grabbed Weekley by the arm in an attempt to get her to stay. Weekley continued to attempt to leave with Elliott following her and trying to talk to her. Weekley went around Elliott at the front door, proceeded to get into her car and lock the doors. Elliott began to talk with Weekley through the window and returned her phone to her. Weekley lowered the window further which allowed Elliott to put his arm in and strike her in the nose. Elliott then returned to the residence. A summons was requested for Aaron Vaughn Elliott, 118 Buell’s Circle, Marietta, on a charge of assault.

July 5

* Deputy Zide was patrolling when he observed a vehicle with a damaged windshield, which then committed a traffic violation. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Russell Crumbley, was found to be under a non-compliance suspension from Hamilton County, as well as having an active warrant for his arrest. Crumbley stated he was taking his mother and a friend to work. Crumbley stated there may be some marijuana roaches in the vehicle, when asked if anything illegal would be in his vehicle.

K9 Rita was deployed and revealed a positive indication on the vehicle. A search revealed two baggies of marijuana that Diana Crumbley claimed ownership of and a glass smoking pipe that Russell admitted was his and used to smoke marijuana. Deputy Zide will be requesting a summons for Diana Crumbley, 53, 4277 Harrison St., Bellaire, Ohio, for possession of marijuana. Russell Ray Crumbley, 31, 109 West 40th St., Shadyside, Ohio, was placed under arrest on the active warrant and also charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia, driving under suspension, and driving an unsafe vehicle.

* Deputy Schwendeman issued a citation to Faith Walters, 6555 Elevation Road, Benson, N.C., for speeding, 83 in a 70 mph zone.

July 9

* Sgt. Reeder was dispatched to the area of Clark Hill Road and Hayesville Road in Waterford Township. A bicycle was located in the ditch along the roadway that appeared to have been wrecked. Call dispatch at 740-376-7070, ext. 0 to claim this bicycle. Be ready to give a description of the bicycle.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail July 8 and 9:

* Mark Christopher Haynes, 33, homeless, theft, driving under suspension, possessing drug abuse instruments, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and contempt of court, all misdemeanors.

* Dustin Ray Riley, 34, 419 Maple St., Marietta, parole violation, a felony.

* Larry Dale Haught Jr., 39, Dodd Run Road, Marietta, obstructing official business, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal damaging, breach of recognizance, driving under suspension, all misdemeanors, aggravated possession of drugs, domestic violence and breach of recognizance, felonies.

* Trey Robert Rice, 22, 5999 N. Torch Road, Little Hocking, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

* Matthew Lester Jones, 34, 806 Front St., Marietta, nonsupport of dependents and domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

* April Marie Yoho, 25, homeless, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.


MARIETTA — The following subjects were processed on charges into the Washington County Jail July 11 and 12:

* James Curtis Parmiter, 37, 2301 Jefferson St., Apt. D, Columbus, contempt of court, failure to appear, a felony.

* Douglas Gene Snider Jr., 45, 1314 Glendale Road, Marietta, possession of drugs, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

* Shannon Marie Ewing, 31, 2028 17th St., Apt. 12, Parkersburg, aggravated trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, both felonies.

* Michael Thomas Runyon, 29, 1410 Hill St., Apt. 10, Belpre, theft, receiving stolen property, contempt of court, all felonies, and parole violation.

* Romen Zachary D. Vandall, 36, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

* Luis Alfonso Ambrocio Bautista, 34, 216 Fifth St., Beverly, trafficking in drugs and complicity to aggravated robbery, both felonies.

* Brandon Paul Layman, 37, 610 Second St., Marietta, hit/skip and failure to appear, both misdemeanors.

* Edward Eugene Murphy Jr., 38, 40 Colegate Drive, Marietta, trafficking in drugs, a felony.

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports July 8 and 9.

July 5

* Deputies were called to Maple Street in Glouster for a report of an assault. The caller stated that a male was at her house and assaulted her son. The suspect left the scene prior to deputies’ arrival. Units patrolled the area with negative contact. The caller was referred to Glouster Police Department to file the report.

* Deputies were dispatched to Lake Drive in Trimble for a complaint of property that had been destroyed. Deputies arrived on scene to find the Village Trimble sign broken. Deputies took photos and a report was taken.

* Deputies took a report of theft of a wheelbarrow from North Clinton Street in The Plains. The complainant advised that the wheelbarrow is red including the frame and it belongs to the Aftershock 4-H Group. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of the wheelbarrow call the Athens County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency phone number, 740-593-6633.

* Deputies were dispatched to Hickory Creek nursing home for an inactive theft complaint. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with the complainant. Statements were taken and this incident is under investigation.

* A report of a small pink Disney Princess bike had been taken from the front porch of a Connett Road residence in The Plains. The bike had a small doll carrier behind the back seat. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of the bike, call the Athens County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency phone number, 740-593-6633.

* A walk-in report of a domestic dispute between a brother and sister was received from residents of Center Street in New Marshfield.

* Units responded to Sixth Street in Jacksonville for a reported dispute. The homeowner advised he wished for the other party not to return to the property; a trespass complaint was completed.

* Units responded to Hebbardsville Road in Albany for a report of a 911 hangup call. This call was a false alarm. Deputies also spoke with the individual who called, and he made statements to harm himself. Deputies transported the individual to O’Bleness Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

* Deputies were dispatched to Lake Drive in Trimble regarding an intoxicated female walking along the roadway. Upon making contact with the intoxicated female, she was identified as Mary Washington, 45, of Glouster. Washington was issued a summons for disorderly conduct by intoxication and was released to a family member.

* Units responded to Meadowbrook Road in Albany regarding a female complainant advising her ex-boyfriend was at her residence and refusing to leave. The male subject had made threats to come back and cause physical harm to her. Richard Canter, 31, of Glouster was arrested for four active warrants, three were for protection order violations and one OVI.

* Units responded to Elm Rock Road in Nelsonville for a reported trespasser. The complainant advised that a male from the residence next door came to her house asking for money. When she told him to leave the property, she advised that he cursed at her and left. A no trespass complaint form was completed and both the male and complainant were provided with copies of the no trespass.

* Units responded to Locust Street in Glouster, regarding a verbal dispute between neighbors. Both parties were advised to cease further contact with each or further follow-up or charges will be pursued by Glouster Police.

* A walk-in report was taken from a female stating that someone was stealing her organs from her body and was being drugged. Deputies spoke with the female and determined that the female met the criteria for a mental health evaluation. Deputies transported the female to O’Bleness Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

* Deputies responded to Cline Street in The Plains for a report of hypodermic needles that were found. Deputies took control of the needles and properly disposed of them.

* Deputies responded to State Route 144 in Stewart for a well-being check. The complainant stated that an elderly female was sitting in her vehicle and looked like she was lost. Deputies patrolled the area and found the vehicle and the female. Deputies spoke with the female who was confused and did not know where she was. The female was from West Virginia and while speaking with the female, a determination was made the female was not able to care for herself due to living out of her vehicle and also having multiple disorders. The female was transported to O’Bleness Hospital for an evaluation.

July 6

* Deputies took a report of a stolen 22-foot utility trailer from an Antle Orchard Road residence in Glouster. Deputies were advised the trailer had been stolen between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 6. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of this trailer, contact Deputy McCollister.

* Units responded to the Washington County line where they met with the Ohio State Highway Patrol regarding a male having active Athens County warrants. Matthew Tippie, 34, of Guysville, was transported to the Athens Police Department where he posted bond.

* Deputies were made aware of the location of a female, having active warrants out of Athens County. Due to medical reasons, the jail would not accept the female. Deputies were also advised the female was wanted in Meigs County for an active warrant. Angela Carsey, 35, of Wellston, was arrested and transported to the county line where deputies turned the female over to Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.

July 9

* ACSO and OSP responded to Frum Road for a report of a single vehicle accident involving an intoxicated driver and passengers. One of the underage passengers was arrested and taken to SEORJ for a six-hour hold, due to being unable to care for herself or to find a ride home. OSP processed the crash and the OVI investigation.

* Deputies took a report of horse fence being cut at a Bethany Ridge residence. Photographs were taken of the rope that was damaged. The complainant’s horses had remained inside the fencing and had not strayed.

* A report of an individual trespassing on a Canaanville Road resident’s property was received. A trespassing complaint form was completed.

* Middleport Police officers located and arrested David Wolfe, 35, of Racine, for an active Athens County warrant. Deputies met with Middleport officers to take possession of Wolfe. Wolfe was transported to SEORJ without further incident.


ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports July 10 and 11.

July 9

* Deputies responded to Waterloo Township in reference to a female at the residence destroying property. While responding to the call, deputies were updated that the female was injured and walked down the road. The female then returned to the caller’s residence. The female was transported to OMH for medical care.

* Deputies were called to the Washington County line to meet with Belpre Police Department in regard to a prisoner transport. Judd Burke, 30, Belpre, was arrested on an active warrant out of Athens County. Burke was transported to SEORJ without further incident.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a walk-in report of a theft of a cell phone. Deputies are awaiting additional contact information for a possible suspect.

* Deputies responded to Rallen Drive, The Plains, on a report of an intoxicated male yelling at people as they passed by. Deputies found the male outside of an apartment building highly intoxicated. When the male was advised he was going to be arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, he threw his liquor bottle and other belongings across the yard. The male resisted arrest and spat at a deputy’s face as he was being placed in the car. Charges are pending.

July 10

* A report was taken in the Hockingport area on a recovery of possible meth. Owner of a recently stolen vehicle in another county was going through this vehicle which was recovered. Owner located what appeared to be broken glass in a one-dollar bill. A deputy responded and tested the substance which was positive for amphetamine. Items were collected and placed into evidence.


ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports July 12.

July 11

* Deputies responded to N. Plains Road on a report of a robbery. Deputies were advised that Corey Brown, 20, stole from the Dollar General and brandished a knife at employees when confronted. Call the Athens County Sheriff’s Office at 740-593-6633 with information regarding Brown’s location.

* Deputies received a tip on a whereabouts of a male with an active warrant. Deputies were dispatched to The Plains to locate the male. Kevin Payne was located and taken into custody. Payne was transported to the Southeastern Regional Jail without incident.

* Deputies responded to Congress Run Road in reference to squatters. Once contact was made, it was determined to be a civil issue and the complainant advised to continue with the eviction process.

* Deputies responded to the Marathon Gas Station in Albany to recover a wallet found on the premises. Store employees advised that a customer had dropped the wallet on July 4 but had not yet returned to retrieve it. Deputies collected the wallet so it could be held for safekeeping until the owner could be contacted to pick it up.


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