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In the Courts

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA - The Washington County Sheriff's Office released the following reports June 2:* On June 1, Jennifer L. Lyons, 34, 103 Chapel Ave., Marietta, reported at some point during the past day someone broke a window on her home and also the back window of an inoperable truck parked on her ...

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG - The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on June 2:* Lewis Dwayne Miller, 48, of Parkersburg was arrested on June 1 on a charge of driving on a revoked license for driving under the influence.* Jessica Helen Wilson-Tingler, 23, of Parkersburg was arrested ...

Vienna Police

VIENNA - The Vienna Police Department released the following reports on June 2:* On May 25, Ashley M. Neader, 25, Marietta, was issued a citation to appear in Vienna Municipal Court for shoplifting from Wal-Mart in the amount of $41.39.* On May 21, Caleb E. Vincent, 18, Parkersburg, was ...

Washington County grand jury indicts 23

MARIETTA - A homeless man who allegedly set fire to his ex-wife's lawn furniture in April was among 23 people indicted by a Washington County grand jury last week.Michael R. Sobieski, 33, was indicted on one first-degree felony count of aggravated arson and one third-degree felony count of ...

Divorce Petitions

MARIETTA - The following divorces and dissolutions were recently recorded in Washington County:* Amy Williams, 42, of Marietta, and Eric Williams, 43, of Marietta, were granted a dissolution of marriage May 22.* Meranda Sarver Emerick, 39, of Marietta, and Thomas Emerick, 46, of Marietta, were ...

Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG - The following case appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on May 29:* Joshua Lee Smith, 26, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of robbery in the first degree. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 3.Smith was indicted March 17 on charges of attempted murder, malicious ...

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA - The Washington County Sheriff's Office released the following reports June 1:* On May 29, Edward D. Venham, 61, 2310 Norris Ave., Belpre, reported his daughter in law, Jolene Venham, 34, 164 Lake Road, Belpre, punched him in the face. Mr. Venham went to Mrs. Venham's residence to ...

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG - The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on June 1:* Joel Adam Gibbs, 30, of Parkersburg was arrested on May 29 on a charge of second offense domestic battery.* Chad Harrison Dennis, 37, of Parkersburg was arrested on May 29 on warrants from Chesterfield ...

Marietta Police

MARIETTA - The Marietta Police Department released the following reports on June 1:* On May 29, Timmy Lyn Ertz, 42, 802 Front St., was arrested at 1699 Colegate Drive for disorderly conduct by intoxication and criminal damaging.* On May 30, Dylan Michael Tennant, 18, of 407 Franklin St. was ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG - The following reports were released May 29 by Wood County Magistrate Court.* Rickie Lee Blake, 61, 67801 Ohio 124, Reedsville, was arraigned on two charges of malicious assault and is in custody in lieu of a $200,000 surety bond.* Jodi Lynn Schofield, 33, 1208 14th St., ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG - The following reports were released May 28 by Wood County Magistrate Court.* Patricia Leinani Cockerham, 47, 275 Valley Manor Lane, Williamstown, was arraigned on citations for failure to yield, leaving the scene of an accident, no insurance, expired motor vehicle inspection and ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG - The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on May 26:* Billy L. Ertz II, 44, 6235 Lestock Road, Cumberland, Ohio, was arraigned on a charge of second-offense driving under the influence and was released on $2,000 bond.* America Lynn Jones, 41, 1441 20th St., ...

Wood Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG - The following cases appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on May 26:* George Nicholas Parsons, 41, Parkersburg, was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years in prison on a charge of fleeing from officers while under the influence of a controlled substance. He received credit for ...

Civil Suits

PARKERSBURG - The following civil suits were filed between May 11-15 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk:* Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, assignee of GE Capital Retail Bank v. Kenneth Bungard Jr., also known as Kenneth R. Bungard Jr.* Memorial Health Systems v. Leslie ...

Divorce Petitions

MARIETTA - The following divorces and dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse:* Deanna M. Hilliard, 41, of Marietta, and Andrew P. Hilliard, 43, of Little Hocking, were granted a divorce on May 7.* Sharon E. Bennett, 30, of Belpre, and Daniel L. Bennett, 30, of ...

Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG - The following hearings took place late Thursday in Wood County Circuit Court.* John J. Blevins, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, entered a plea agreement to plead guilty to a bill of information charging him with breaking and entering. Judge Robert Waters set ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG - The following reports were released May 21 by Wood County Magistrate Court.* Galen Arthur Glotfelty, 40, 2355 Elizabeth Pike, Mineral Wells, was arraigned on a violation of a protective order charge and was released on a $4,000 personal recognizance bond.* Steven Eric Greene, 44, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG - The following cases were heard May 20 by Wood County Magistrate Court.* Cody Lee Adkins, 25, 814 Seven Pines Road, Mineral Wells, pleaded guilty to a charge of no operator's license and was assessed $180.25 in fines and court fees.* Warner Clifford Knight, 46, 110 W. Eighth St., ...

Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG - Two hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday.* Curtis Leon Davis Jr., 41, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, was continued for trial to June 23 after Judge Robert Waters granted a motion from the state to continue the trial. Davis was indicted by the ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG - The following reports were released May 19 by Wood County Magistrate Court.* Stacy L. States, 42, 3436 Buck Run Road, Mineral Wells, pleaded no contest to an unemployment violation and was assessed $260.25 in fines, restitution and court fees.* April Dawn Freed, 36, 1212 Laird ...