On the Record
PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Magistrate Court on Nov. 5.
* Chaz Howard, 25, P.O. Box 473, waived his preliminary hearing on a charge of burglary; his case has been bound over to Wood County Circuit Court for grand jury consideration.
* Mark Comuzie, 60, 2300 1/2 Pennsylvania Ave., waived his preliminary hearing on two counts of fraudulent prescriptions and his case has been bound over to Wood County Circuit Court for grand jury consideration.
* Donald Buckbee, 52, 2615 21st St. Apartment 2, Parkersburg, was dismissed on a charge of failure to register or provide notice of registration because the defendant was found incompetent.
* John Flynn II, 34, 73 Delta Place Road, Davisville, pleaded guilty to driving while suspended or revoked and improper registration. He was assessed $460.50 in court costs and fines.
* Alyssa Chancellor, 32, 819 32nd St., Parkersburg, was dismissed on a charge of manufacturing, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture and deliver a controlled substance, heroin.
* Robert Reynolds, 57, 1437 20th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of trespassing and as part of a plea agreement was dismissed on a charge of public intoxication. He was assessed $230.25 in court costs and fines.
* Ricky Walker Jr., 39, 225 Dempsie Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to two counts of driving while suspended and two counts of obstruction. He was sentenced to 90 days of home confinement and assessed $490.50 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on the charges of driving while suspended, a third offense, improper use of evidences of registration and no vehicle insurance.
* David Wheeler, 18, 290 Congress Road, Belpre, pleaded guilty to a charge of obstruction and as part of a plea agreement was dismissed on a second charge of obstruction. He was sentenced to two days of unsupervised probation and was assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.
* Paul Schatz, 26, 607 52nd St., Vienna, pleaded guilty to driving while revoked for DUI and was sentenced to 30 days home confinement and assessed $270.25 in court costs and fines.
MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports Nov. 5.
* Deputy Painter responded to 615 Christy Road, Fleming, to meet with Keith Schwendeman in reference to a door and window removed from a construction site. This case remains under investigation.
* Deputy Young responded to Liberty Township in reference to a vehicle window being broken out. This case remains under investigation.
The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail Nov. 4-5:
* April Marie Yoho, 26, homeless, possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.
* Angela Dawn Ashworth, 34, homeless, probation violation, a felony, Ross County.
* Tyrone Anthony Taylor, 54, 112 Sylvan Way, Marietta, violating a protection order, a misdemeanor.
* Conner Dimitri Krueger, 18, W304 N 5460 Anderson Road, Hartland, Wisconsin, inducing panic, a misdemeanor.
ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Oct. 28:
* The Logan Police Department advised they had arrested James Franco, 40, of Logan, for an active Athens County warrant. Franco was transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
* Deputies were dispatched to a Four Mile Creek Road address for a complaint of loose livestock causing damage. A report was taken.
* Deputies took a theft report from the Shafer Street Ohio University Credit Union. The matter is under investigation.
* Deputies were dispatched to Waterworks Hill Road in Glouster for a dispute. The complainant stated that her ex-boyfriend showed up to her residence causing problems. The suspect had left prior to deputies’ arrival.
* While deputies performed business checks in Trimble, a Lake Drive business was found to be unsecured. A key holder was contacted and advised. No sign of entry was observed, and nothing suggested the business had been entered.
* Deputies were dispatched to a North Plains Road address for a reported theft of tools. A report was taken.
* Deputies were dispatched to Fisher Road regarding people walking in the roadway. The area was patrolled, and deputies contacted three subjects walking along the roadway not causing any traffic issues. Upon questioning the subjects, it was discovered two of them had active warrants. Kevin Mehl, 33, of Nelsonville, had an active warrant out of Logan that was not within pickup radius. Natalie Armstrong, 37, of Lucasville, had an active Richland County warrant, however, no jail space was available. There was no evidence that the three had committed any crimes. They were released and deputies returned to patrol.
* While on patrol of Ohio 13, deputies made contact with a motorist who had been involved in a vehicle/deer accident. The driver reported zero injuries and there was minimal damage to the vehicle. The animal was injured and needed to be quickly and humanely dispatched. The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the scene and handled the accident portion of incident.
* A theft report was received via phone. The complainant said someone had broken into her vehicle on Walnut Street in Trimble and stole multiple items from her vehicle. The case remains under investigation.
* Deputies were dispatched to Sycamore Street in Chauncey regarding a suspicious person complaint. Upon contacting the complainant, she advised that she heard people talking near the old schoolhouse building the prior night. The area was checked and found to be secure.
* Deputies were dispatched to Ohio 681 regarding an alarm activation. Upon arrival, the residence was found to be unlocked. There were multiple canines at the residence and no sign there had been any forced entry. No contact at the residence was made, and deputies were unable to make contact via telephone with a key holder.
* Deputies took a report of a protection order violation. The suspect party was reportedly sending messages to a protected party. A criminal charge was issued as a summons in this matter.
* Units responded to Bassett Road in Athens for a report of an out-of-control individual. The complainant stated that a female was causing problems in the facility and wished for her to be removed. Deputies were advised by staff members that a family member was on the way to pick up the female. No further action taken.
* Deputies responded to South Canaan Road in Athens for a report of a theft. The complainant stated that he left a PlayStation 4 inside a vehicle that belongs to his friend and his friend will not return it due to him owing money. The case remains under investigation.
* Units responded to Monroe Street in Chauncey for a report of an overdose. Athens County EMS arrived on scene to transport the individual to the hospital. No further action was taken.
* Deputies received a report of a disturbance over the ownership of a camper in New Marshfield. The parties were advised the matter was civil in nature and the registered owner of the camper would need to file a report.
* Deputies received a report of a burglary at a Wagner Avenue residence in Buchtel. A television was missing from the residence at the time of the complaint. The matter is under investigation.
* Deputies were advised of three loose dogs near the areas of Heatherstone and Radford Road. Deputies arrived on scene and, with the assistance of the caller and a Friends of The Shelter Dogs volunteer, were able to catch two of the dogs. They were placed in the Athens County Dog Shelter for safekeeping.
* Deputies responded to Steinmeyer Road in New Marshfield for a dispute. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke with the suspect in the matter, finding he had multiple warrants for his arrest. Deputies arrested Joshua Whitlock, 39, of Albany, for numerous active warrants.
VIENNA – The Vienna Police Department released the following reports on Nov. 5.
* On Oct. 19, Gary P. Barker of Parkersburg was arrested on a warrant for destruction of property.
* On Oct. 22, Wayne E. Valentine of Beverly was arrested on a warrant for shoplifting.
* On Oct. 23, Patrick A. Cheek of Vienna was arrested on warrants for shoplifting and fraudulent return.
* On Oct. 23, Brian J. Peeples of Vienna was arrested for violation of a DV order.
* On Oct. 27, Jennifer L. Litton of Parkersburg was cited for shoplifting.
* On Oct. 27, Taylor N. McDermitt of Ripley was arrested on a warrant for being a prohibited person with a firearm and possession of controlled substance.
* On Oct. 28, Cameron J. Wriston of Vienna was arrested for possession of controlled substance.
* On Oct. 28, Michael C. Balderson of Parkersburg was arrested for obstructing and shoplifting.
* On Oct. 30, Jack E. Willey III of Alderson, W.Va., was arrested for domestic battery.
* On Oct. 30, Tyler J. McMahan of Vienna was arrested for fleeing, a shoplifting warrant and driving on a suspended license.