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On the Record

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Jan. 28.

* Cameron Wriston, 20, 303 38th St., Vienna, was arraigned on a charge of petit larceny and was released on a $1,000 surety bond.

* Steven Worldledge, 25, 1516 Clark Road, Charleston, was arraigned on a charge of expired registration and no proof of insurance; he was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond.

* Jackie Elwood Wylie III, 33, of Vienna, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and was released on a $1,000 surety bond.

* Cori Mayhew, 28, 270 Harris Highway, Harrisville, was dismissed on a charge of no operator’s and no insurance due to the time that has lapsed since the charges.

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on Jan. 28.

Jan. 25:

* Deputy Hill received a warrant from Wood County authorities for the arrest of Justin Brian Hines, on two counts of entry of a building other than dwelling: entry of railroad, traction or motorcar, steamboat or vessel, and one count of knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled substance without a valid prescription. The information on the warrant was compared with the information Hines had given upon processing into the jail, finding them to be a match. Hines, 23, 106 Devol Drive, Marietta, was charged with being a fugitive from justice.

* Deputies were dispatched to 260 Greenbrier Circle, Marietta, to a report of Chad Warner being passed out. Deputies met with family members who stated they heard a commotion in the house and found Chad passed out, lying on the floor, with a hypodermic syringe beside Chad. Chad stated to deputies that he relapsed with drugs recently. Chad William Richard Warner, 34, was placed under arrest, charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

* Deputy Painter responded to 2315 Blue Knob Road, Marietta, and met with Kenneth Roberts. Kenneth advised Michelle Roberts had choked him, and scratched his neck, after a verbal argument between the two. Kenneth left the living area to diffuse the alteration and Michelle followed him, continuing to argue with him. Kenneth stated Michelle had retrieved a jewelry box and shoved the jewelry box into his chest, with him swatting the box away, causing it to fly across their bed and spilling everywhere. Kenneth again tried to leave, with Michelle grabbing him by the neck, scratching, and choking him. A witness confirmed the commotion as was reported by Kenneth. Michelle D. Montgomery-Roberts, 45, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence. Michelle was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail Jan. 27-28:

* Keith Allen Huff, 36, 127 State Route 821, Marietta, probation violation, a felony.

* Ashton Garrett Linger, 19, 1599 Camp Hervida Road, Waterford, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

* Jerran Keith Knowlton, 40, homeless, attempted murder, felonious assault and domestic violence, all felonies.

* Layton Mykel White, 20, 150 Camelot Road, Belpre, trafficking in drugs, a felony.

* Brandon Paul Layman, 38, 628 Eighth Street, Marietta, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

* Elizabeth Anne Lang, 31, 1009 Colegate Drive, Marietta, probation violation, a felony.

* Amber Nicole Caldwell, 38, 540 North Lake Drive, Vincent, parole violation, a felony.

* Dana Ryan Seevers, 34, 206 Virginia Street, Beverly, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, a misdemeanor

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports Jan. 28.

Jan. 27:

* CIU conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 33. Upon making contact with the driver, it was learned that she was under suspension. The male occupant was identified as Logan E. Bartlett, 38, of Athens. Bartlett was placed under arrest for an active warrant out of Hocking County. Upon searching the vehicle deputies located a substance believed to be a controlled substance. Pending lab results, further charges maybe requested.

* Deputies responded to W. High Street, Jacksonville, Ohio, in regard to an illegal burning complaint. Subjects that lived at the residence were burning trash. The fire was extinguished, and residents were advised of the burning laws in Ohio.

* Deputies were dispatched to The Plains Post Office in regard to a vehicle blocking the lot. Upon arriving they located a Ford F 150 parked partially in the roadway on Main Street near the exit of the Post Office parking lot. The truck was parked in a fashion that prevented the mail truck from being able to exit the lot. After a failed attempt to contact the registered owner of the F150, it was towed by Auto Tech of Athens.

* Deputies went to locate a male subject for Ohio University Police Department and the Adult Parole Authority. Deputies and APA officers were given consent to search for Adam Ross by the homeowner. Deputies searched the area and deputies found Ross hiding in the basement area of his father’s residence. Ross was taken into custody for his resisting arrest warrant through Athens PD and his petty theft warrant through Ohio University PD. Adult Parole Authority also placed a five day hold on Ross.

* A female contacted the sheriff’s office advising she believed she was the victim of a scam. She advised that she completed the process to be hired at a company online, and they then requested her to give them money for computer equipment. At some point she realized this could be a scam and contacted the actual company, Paramit Medical. She learned that this company only works in other states, and they advised that people have used their company name in a scam. She was provided advice on what to do with her information and referred to the attorney general’s website to report the scam.

* Deputies were patrolling Pleasant Hill Road for a suspicious person and located a vehicle parked in the middle of the roadway. Deputies attempted to locate the owner but were unable to. The vehicle was towed so it was no longer a hazard in the roadway.

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on Jan. 28:

Jan. 24:

* Brandon Girven of Parkersburg was arrested on a warrant.

* James Will, 38, of Parkersburg was arrested on a capias.

* Mathis Johnson of Parkersburg was arrested for obstructing and domestic battery.

* Aaron Ewing, 39, of Parkersburg was arrested for obstructing; disorderly conduct and public intoxication.

* Officers responded to Wal-Mart and cited Timothy Starcher for shoplifting.

* Officers responded to the 19th Street Country Club for a burglary.

* Officers responded to Hemlock Street for a fraudulent use of an access device.

* Officers responded to Wal-Mart for a shoplifting.

* Officers responded to Wal-Mart and cited Julia Mitchell for shoplifting.

* Officers responded to Lakeview Drive for a burglary.

Jan. 25:

* Brandy Wright, 29, of Parkersburg was arrested on a capias.

* Michael Forman, 39, of Parkersburg was arrested on warrants for violation of a protective order.

* Dale Logston, 27, of Parkersburg was arrested for unlawful restraint; domestic battery and brandishing.

* Jennifer Hopkins, 24, of Parkersburg was arrested on a capias.

* Brian Goodnight, 49, of Parkersburg was arrested for reporting a false emergency.

* Helen Adams, 58, of Belpre was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

* Officers responded to 23rd Street for a burglary.

* Officers responded to Crescent Street for a larceny.

* Officers responded to Wal-Mart and cited Dennis McCray for shoplifting.

Jan. 26:

* Jeremy Phipps, 40, of Parkersburg was arrested on a capias.

* Eric Mullins, 45, of Parkersburg was arrested on a capias.

* Officers responded to Go Mart on Staunton Avenue for a fraudulent scheme.

* On Jan. 24-Jan. 26, officers responded to 20 motor vehicle accidents.