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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports and charges on May 29.

* On May 28 Alyxis Reeder, 18, 81 Cedar Ridge Road, Lavalette, W.Va., was backing from a parking stall at the Barlow Library at 8370 State Route 339, Vincent, when she struck a parked GMC Jimmy owned by Sabrina Hulsey, 37, 15806 State Route 550, Fleming. The incident caused light damage to the rear passenger side of Reeder’s Chrysler Concorde and light damage to the rear passenger side of Hulsey’s vehicle.

* On May 28 Deputy Sheriff Huffer issued a citation to Mitchell B. Ezell, 22, 404 Morris Loop Road, Marietta, for traveling 90 mph in a 55 mph zone near milepost 45 on State Route 7 in Grandview Township.

* On May 28 Dakota Lawson, 22, 210 State Route 339, Belpre, reported he smelled smoke while he was inside his home and he looked outside and discovered his ATV was on fire. Lawson said he attempted to extinguish the fire but was unsuccessful. The fire likely originated in the area of the carburetor, where Lawson was working on it earlier. The Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. The ATV was a total loss.

* On May 28 Deputy Sheriff McKee and the Newport Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire near the 11000 block of County Road 9 in Lawrence Township. Samantha Phillis, 29, 12070 County Road 9, New Matamoras, was returning to her residence from Taco Bell in Marietta when she noticed her Ford Windstar was not shifting gears properly. Phillis subsequently noticed smoke, then fire emanating from the engine compartment of the vehicle. Phillis and her daughter escaped without injury. The vehicle is a total loss.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Thursday and Friday:

* Mark Anthony Hart, 24, 434 Douglas Ave., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Hart was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Hively of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Robert Anthony Fracasso, 25, 630 Mill Branch Road, Belpre, for illegal cultivation of marijuana and for receiving stolen property, both misdemeanors. Fracasso was arrested in Belpre by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Alley Elizabeth Ann Harper, 22, 4509 Salt Creek Drive, Duncan Falls, Ohio, for possession of drug abuse instruments and for failure to appear, both misdemeanors. Harper was picked up in Zanesville by Deputy Sheriff Moyers and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Isaac Martin, 45, 1213 Wyatt Lane, Apt. C, Belpre, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Martin was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Greathouse of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Timmy Lynn Ertz, 42, 802 Front St., Apt. 2, Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication and criminal damaging, both misdemeanors. Ertz was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Sury of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Larry Gale Thompson Jr., 32, The Plains, Ohio, for a felony charge of contempt of a court order and misdemeanor charges of receiving stolen property and aggravated assault. Thompson was arrested on Washington Street by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Amanda Asia Wallace, 21, Parkersburg, for failure to appear and theft, both misdemeanors. Wallace was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Heddleston of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Shannon Marie Ewing, 26, 2512 39th St., Parkersburg, for driving under a suspended license, speeding and for not using a child restraint, all misdemeanors. Ewing was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Elmer Charles Wenzel, 24, 105 Gilman Ave., Apt. D, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. Wenzel was arrested at the office of Probation Officer Gilchrist and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Mason Michael Ruse, 19, 102 Sheridan St., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Ruse was arrested at the office of Probation Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 28.

* On May 27, Deputy Sheriff Hall issued a citation to Paul A. Portillo, 49, 123 Booth Road, Mount Clare, W.Va., for operating a vehicle with license plates that expired in December 2014. Hall stopped Portillo near milepost five on Interstate 77 in Muskingum Township.

* On May 27, Deputy Sheriff Carr requested summonses for Edward Sayger, 34, and Vanessa Sciance, 28, both of 193 Fourth St., Lowell, for theft. Witnesses observed the two suspects lingering around a vehicle that was parked on Buell Island in Lowell, police said. The vehicle’s owner subsequently reported her purse was stolen from the vehicle. Questioned about the missing purse, Sayger and Sciance allegedly admitted taking several rings and $20 from the purse and using the currency to purchase cigarettes. The suspects returned the rings to Carr and directed him to where they disposed of the purse. Carr recovered the purse and its contents and returned them to their owner.

* On May 27, Lt. Stackpole investigated a report of an abandoned motor home on Anderson Road near the intersection of State Route 676 in Watertown Township. Neighbors said the motor home has been at that location for approximately two months. Stackpole arranged to have the motor home towed.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Wednesday and Thursday:

* Marjorie Marie Lucas, 23, 1303 Carriage Hill Drive, Athens, for violating the terms of her probation, a misdemeanor. Lucas was arrested at the office of Probation Officer E. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Latoya Lynn Russell, 30, 1044 Hadley Lane, Marietta, for violating the terms of her probation, a misdemeanor. Russell was arrested at the office of Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Iesha Rachelle McFadden, 19, 288 Ridgewood Drive, Apt. A, Marietta, for violating the terms of her probation, a misdemeanor. McFadden was arrested on Gilman Street by Probation Officer Ferrell and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The following reports were released by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on May 26.

* On May 22, Roger Bennett, 63, 1340 Pleasant Ridge Road, Marietta, was repairing the roof of his garage when he slipped and fell approximately 10 feet. Bennett first hit his back on a workbench, then struck his head when he hit the floor. Bennett briefly lost consciousness but was able to communicate with members of the Fearing Volunteer Fire Department upon its arrival. It does not appear that Bennett suffered a serious injury.

* On May 22, Lt. Rhodes issued a citation to David Wise, 21, 714 Fourth Ave., Parkersburg, for driving under a suspended license on State Route 7 near Collins Road in Belpre Township.

* On May 22, Edwin Kimbrough, 21, 615 Eighth St., Marietta, was riding his motorcycle traveling westbound on Masonic Park Road near Clark Drive in Muskingum Township when he observed Sgt. Reeder’s cruiser and braked hard. Kimbrough lost control of the motorcycle and crashed after leaving a skid mark that was nearly 200-feet long. Kimbrough was not injured. The Ohio State Highway Patrol issued Kimbrough a citation for failure to control.

* On May 24, Sgt. Reeder and the L-A Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire on the property of William A. Lang, 51, 990 Lang Ridge Road, Lowell. Between 25 and 30 bales of hay were ablaze when emergency personnel arrived. The cause of the fire appears to be suspicious. No structure was damaged. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 24, a 40-year-old Beverly resident reported her 16-year-old son ignored her repeated requests to return home. The juvenile is scheduled to begin serving a six-month term in the Juvenile Center and his mother said her son was going to party the entire time before his sentence starts in June. Sgt. Reeder and Deputy Sheriff McKee later located the teenager and arrested him at the request of his probation officer.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday and Tuesday:

* Justin Allan Jones, 28, 35038 Cats Creek Road, Macksburg, for child endangering, a misdemeanor. Jones was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Brian Scott Mahan, 50, 207 N. Sixth St., Cambridge, for being a fugitive from justice, a felony. Mahan was arrested in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff McConnell and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Seth Joseph Mastrodomenico, 29, 227 Greene St., Marietta, for using a weapon while intoxicated, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct by intoxication, all misdemeanors. Mastrodomenico was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Harlow of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Keith Michael Saunders, 28, 906 Lynn St., Parkersburg, for OVI, for operating a vehicle with an expired license and for driving left of center, all misdemeanors. Saunders was arrested on Third Street by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Kevin Matthew Hess, 27, Marietta, for felony charges of breaking and entering, receiving stolen property and possession of drugs and misdemeanor charges of theft, OVI, failure to appear, possession of drug paraphernalia, having a weapon while under disability, possession of drug abuse instruments and failure to comply with the order/signal of an officer. Hess was arrested on State Route 7 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Trista Ann Oliver, 21, 619 Tenth St., Marietta, for obstructing official business and for driving under an FRA suspended license, both misdemeanors. Oliver was arrested on Ohio Street at her residence by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 27.

* On May 25, Kevin G. Lawrence, 54, 2106 Miller Ave., Belpre, was riding his motorcycle in the parking lot of 1060 Clement Ave., Belpre, when he encountered gravel and the motorcycle slid onto its right side. Lawrence was not injured in the accident. The motorcycle sustained moderate damage.

* On May 26, Sgt. McGilton issued a minor misdemeanor citation to Rolf Baumgartel, 51, 4100 Barnett Ridge Road, Fleming, for failing to confine/restrain his dog. A day earlier a neighbor on James Road reported he observed Baumgartel’s Great Dane standing in his driveway with his cat in its mouth. The cat was severely injured and died shortly after the dog dropped it. The neighbor said a similar incident with the same dog occurred in August of last year.

* On May 26, Eric Schieleit, 32, 304 Bohl Drive, Marietta, reported he noticed that evening about 60 pills were missing from two bottles of his prescription medication. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 26, two employees of McAlarney Pool Supplies, 908 Pike St., Marietta, reported an unknown suspect sprayed adhesive on the outside of their vehicles while they were parked in the company’s lot during the day.

* On May 26, Deputy Sheriff Hunter assisted the Norwalk, Ohio Police Department in recovering a vehicle that was stolen from its jurisdiction. With the assistance of OnStar, Hunter located the 2013 Chevy truck in Lowell. The suspect in this case allegedly paid for the truck with a bad check for $42,000. The suspect was not found when the truck was recovered.

* On May 26, a resident on Sylvan Way in Devola reported she was walking along Masonic Park Road when she observed a small plastic bag containing what were later determined to be three Tramadol pills and one Adderall pill. Sgt. Holbert recovered the pills and designated them for destruction.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Tuesday and Wednesday:

* Timmy Lynn Ertz, 42, 802 Front St., Apt. B, Marietta, for two misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct. Ertz was arrested on Second Street by Patrolman Harlow of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Gary Lee McFadden, 44, 210 S. Fifth St., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. McFadden was arrested at his residence by Sgt. Holbert of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Timothy Jones, 55, 765 Edge Hill Road, Fayetteville, N.C., for receiving stolen property, a felony. Jones was arrested near milepost one on Interstate 77 by Patrolman Kampmeier of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports and charges on May 21.

* On May 20, the following individuals were arrested for possession of crack cocaine: Chelsea L. Clifton, 27, 317 Gayland Ave., Clovis, N.M.; Brianna S. Cossin, 25, 600 Hill Road, Cutler; Brandon L. Kennedy, 27, 668 Hill Road, Cutler; Tyson J. Butcher, 27, 8690 State Route 124, Stewart. Cossin was the driver of a vehicle that Lt. Rhodes stopped near the intersection of Brownrigg Road and Ohio 550 for having an inoperable headlight. Rhodes noticed an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle and discovered a small bag that Kennedy said previously contained marijuana he smoked earlier. After the suspects exited the vehicle, Rhodes observed a pill bottle containing 10 grams of crack cocaine at the foot of the suspects. None of the suspects admitted having any knowledge of the crack cocaine. Kennedy said it must have been a coincidence that the traffic stop occurred in the same area where a relatively large quantity of crack cocaine was found. Rhodes confiscated over $15,000 belonging to Clifton that he found in Cossin’s purse. Clifton claimed the currency was to be used to purchase a car but she could not provide answers to questions such as what kind of car she was going to purchase or where she was going to purchase it.

* On May 20, Sgt. McGilton requested a summons for Britton Robinette, 27, 5984 State Route 26, Marietta, for failing to confine/restrain a dog. Earlier in the day a cyclist reported she was riding along State Route 26 near Jennings Hill Road when Robinette’s Tibetan spaniel approached her in an aggressive manner. In the past the same dog has acted in a similar manner toward the cyclist. The dog was captured and transported to the Humane Society for running loose in late April. The cyclist temporarily thwarted the dog’s attack by spraying it with pepper spray but the dog again charged at her before ceasing its attack. Robinette was not pleased when Sgt. McGilton tried to speak to him about his dog and began yelling obscenities at her and ordering her off his property.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Wednesday and Thursday:

* Joyce Elaine Koon, 40, 72 High St., Vincent, for contempt of a court order, a misdemeanor. Koon was arrested at her residence by Probation Officer Gregory and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Joshua Allen Barker, 29, 57 Rock St., Coolville, for being a fugitive from justice, a felony. Barker was arrested on Putnam Street by Patrolman Nedeff of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Joshua Michael Wagner, 24, 1304 Wells Circle, Parkersburg, for being a fugitive from justice and for violating the terms of his probation, both felonies. Wagner was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Fields of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Timmy Lynn Ertz, 42, 802 Front St., Apt. B, Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Ertz was arrested on Knox Street by Patrolman Pinkerton of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Nicole Marie Goldman, 31, 1304 Wells Circle, Parkersburg, for being a fugitive from justice and for carrying a concealed weapon, both felonies. Goldman was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Kirby of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Chelsea Lane Clifton, 27, 317 Gayland Ave., Clovis, N.M., for possession of drugs, a felony. Clifton was arrested on Brownrigg Road by Deputy Sheriff Call and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Brianna Shauntelle Cossin, 25, 600 Hill Road, Cutler, for a felony charge of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor charge of driving under an FRA suspended license. Cossin was arrested on Brownrigg Road by Deputy Sheriff Call and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Brandon Lee Kennedy, 27, 668 Hill Road, Cutler, for possession of drugs, a felony. Kennedy was arrested on Brownrigg Road by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Tyson Jermaine Butcher, 27, 8690 State Route 124, Stewart, for possession of drugs, a felony. Butcher was arrested on Brownrigg Road by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Chad Blaine Bledsoe, 30, 14735 Waterford Road, Waterford, for a felony charge of tampering with evidence and misdemeanor charges of obstruction of justice and possession of drug abuse instruments. Bledsoe was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Tewanger of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Christopher Wayne Toothman, 34, 406 Front St., New Matamoras, for theft, a misdemeanor. Toothman was arrested in Marietta Municipal Court by Patrolman Nedeff of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Hunter Michael Shepard, 20, 223 Broughton Ave., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Shepard was arrested on Pike Street by Probation Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports and charges on May 22.

* On May 20, Travis J. Westfall, 19, 1020 Pike St., Marietta, reported a 17-year-old acquaintance punched him in the face. Westfall went to a residence on Forshey Road to retrieve a tool he left there when the teenager developed an attitude toward him. The teen challenged Westfall to fight multiple times despite the fact that Westfall repeatedly ignored him. Then, as Westfall was seated in his vehicle, the teenager struck him once in the face. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 21, a resident near 3915 State Route 676, Stockport, reported a female was outside the residence screaming for help. Ashana Long, 23, 912 Parks St., Beverly, was involved in an argument with her boyfriend over the location of her keys. Long was upset because she believed her boyfriend hid the keys in an attempt to keep her from leaving the residence. Deputy Sheriff Call determined that the incident was only verbal and that no act of domestic violence occurred.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Thursday and Friday:

* David Aaron Hansen, 37, 832 Ridge St., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Hansen was arrested at the office of Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Steven O’Neil Rood, 58, 39240 Briddle Trail Road, Reedsville, for violating the terms of a protection order and criminal trespassing, both misdemeanors. Rood was picked up in Lancaster and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Meriah Shay Dunn, 24, 150 Browns Lane, Newport, for felony charges of possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and illegal conveyance of items into a detention facility and a misdemeanor charge of violating the terms of her probation. Dunn was arrested at her residence by Detective Augenstein of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Ryan Andrew Davis, 32, 106 Sacra Via, Marietta, for burglary and voyeurism, both felonies. Davis was picked up at the Warren Correctional Institution by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Samantha Sue Six, 46, 1208 Park Ave., New Matamoras, for failure to appear, a felony. Six was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Blamble of the New Matamoras City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Nathan Edward Zinser, 24, 729 Seventh St., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Zinser was arrested on Gilman Street by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Matthew Vernon Scott, 29, 221 Sheldon Ave., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Scott was arrested at the office of Probation Officer E. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 18-20.

* On May 15, Deputy Sheriff Reeder arrested Matthew R. Jett, 30, 312 Third St., Apt. 2, Lowell, for possession of drug abuse instruments. A clerk at the Lowell Duke reported Jett was behaving oddly and spent long periods of time in the store’s bathroom. The clerk said he found drug paraphernalia in the bathroom. A subsequent search of Jett’s vehicle yielded 12 needles and three spoons.

* On May 15, the owner of Big Dog Automotive, 1410 1/2 Hocking Road, Belpre, reported sometime overnight someone stole scrap metal and vehicle parts from his business.

* On May 16, Lt. Rhodes issued a citation to Jordan N. Garretson, 22, 10240 Ohio 550, Vincent, for driving under a suspended license on Ohio 7 near Bender Road in Warren Township. The owner of the vehicle, Tamia Z. Grant, 18, 1418 Barth Road, Belpre, was a passenger in the vehicle and was issued a citation for wrongful entrustment of a vehicle. She admitted knowing Garretson’s driver’s license was suspended but she allowed him to drive nonetheless.

* On May 16, Lt. Rhodes issued a citation to Denver W. Gibson, 30, 1337 Latrobe St., Parkersburg, for driving under a suspended license on Veto Road near Braun Road in Dunham Township.

* On May 16, Thomas E. Greathouse, 39, 115 Francis Road, Lowell, reported he was mowing his property using his riding motor when it backfired and began to smoke. The front of the tractor then caught fire. Greathouse and a neighbor extinguished the fire prior to the arrival of the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department.

* On May 16, a Waterford Township trustee reported the driver of an unknown vehicle struck and damaged one of the brick posts at the entrance of the cemetery on Sunset Lane.

* Jermaine Scott Green, 34, 3330 Babbs Road, Nashport, Ohio, was arrested for failure to appear, a misdemeanor. Green was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Gerber and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 15 at 3:24 p.m.

* Travis James Walker, 32, 558 River Road, Walton, W.Va., was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Walker was arrested on Browns Road by Deputy Sheriff McPeek and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 15 at 6:33 p.m.

* Jeffrey Dean Parker, 49, 3730 Ohio 26, Marietta, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. Parker was arrested on Waterford Road by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 16 at 7:41 p.m.

* Scott Lee Carpenter, 52, 415 1/2 Third St., Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Carpenter was arrested on Third Street by Patrolman Estes of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 16 at 2:14 a.m.

* Terry Lynn Watson Sr., 63, 24771 Brimstone Road, Coolville, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and for failing to reinstate his operator’s license, both misdemeanors. Watson was arrested on Ohio 7 by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 17 at 8:01 a.m.

* Mary Cathrine Schisler, 57, 715 Barclay St., Lot 44, Belpre, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Schisler was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Fields of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 17 at 3:32 p.m.

* Codi Lee Douglas, 19, 2611 Gihon Road, Parkersburg, was arrested for a felony charge of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. Douglas was arrested at Rinks by Patrolman Thomas of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 18 at 6:11 a.m.

* Cori Levi Patterson, 18, 452 Elk Run Road, Belleville, was arrested for a felony charge of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. Douglas was arrested at Rinks by Deputy Sheriff Huffer and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 18 at 6:33 a.m.

* Seth Everett Lawrence, 19, Marietta, was arrested for a felony charge of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. Douglas was arrested at Rinks by Deputy Sheriff Call and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 18 at 7 a.m.

* Stephen Christophe Albert, 18, 104 Riley Drive, Apt. 2, Marietta, was arrested for a felony charge of complicity in committing breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. Albert was arrested at Rinks by Patrolman Kampmeier of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 18 at 8:06 a.m.

* On May 12, Sgt. Mankins issued a citation to Christopher M. Scharfenberger, 30, 204 Bonnie Lane, Louisville, Ky., for traveling 71 mph in a 55 mph zone near milepost 12 on Ohio 60 in Adams Township.

* On May 15, Danielle Koegel, 36, 550 Archers Fork Road, New Matamoras, reported her live-in boyfriend, Travis Walker, 32, assaulted her. Koegel said her boyfriend was working at a campground near Browns when he became upset for no apparent reason. Though Koegel claimed Walker struck her in the head with a log and attacked her with a knife, Deputy Sheriff McPeek could not find evidence of injuries to corroborate her story. However, Koegel’s and Walker’s clothing were wet, supporting Koegel’s assertion that Walker attempted to drown her in a creek. Based on his investigation, McPeek arrested Walker for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail. At the jail, Walker tested .096 BAC.

* On Mary 15, Deputy Sheriff Call responded to an altercation outside the residence of Denver Goff, 44, at 50 State Route 339, Belpre. Goff sparked the confrontation when he flipped off Dakota A. Lawson, 22, 210 State Route 339, as Lawson drove by his residence, police said. Lawson stopped and exited his vehicle and ignited fisticuffs by insulting Goff’s wife several times, police said. The two brawled for a short period before being broken up. Both suspects admitted being involved in an altercation. Call requested summonses for Goff and Lawson for disorderly conduct by fighting.

* On May 16, a Watertown Township resident reported the driver of a large blue van drove through her yard and caused damage. Deputy Sheriff Call located the vehicle on Waterford Road near Lang Farm Road and conducted a traffic stop after the vehicle drove left of center. The driver of the vehicle, Jeffrey D. Parker, 49, 1007 17th St., Parkersburg, had difficulty answering Call’s questions and had a strong odor of alcohol. Parker admitted consuming “enough” alcohol that evening and said to Call that “you could probably test me and I’d be in trouble.” Parker requested several times that Call not test him. Parker performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Arrested for OVI, Parker tested .225 BAC at the Washington County Jail.

* On May 17, Lt. Rhodes arrested Terry L. Watson Sr., 63, 24771 Brimstone Road, Coolville, for OVI and for failing to reinstate his operator’s license. Acting on a report from the Belpre Police Department, Rhodes stopped Watson for having a fictitious vehicle registration on Ohio 7 at Gravel Bank Road. Rhodes noticed Watson took longer than a normal amount of time to stop his vehicle and when he did so he stopped in the middle of the intersection. While speaking to him, Rhodes noticed Watson slurred his speech. Following his poor performance on field sobriety tests, Watson was transported to the Washington County Jail. Watson tested .163 BAC.

* On May 18, Sgt. McGilton requested summonses for Daniel Metz, 44, 101 Allen St., Little Hocking, for failure to confine/restrain a dog and for four counts of failure to register a dog. A neighbor was walking her corgi on Franklin Drive in Little Hocking on May 15 when a pit bull-mix belonging to Metz attacked the corgi. The corgi suffered puncture wounds to its right side, left paw and left shoulder. McGilton found three additional dogs on Metz’s property that he did not register for 2015.

* On May 18, Deputy Sheriff Carr requested a summons for Della M. Lewis, 50, 108 Berry Lane, Marietta, for criminal trespassing. Lewis drove to a residence on Ferncliff Drive in Marietta where she believed her husband was visiting a woman with whom he was having an affair. Mrs. Lewis observed her husband speaking to the woman, and then she exited her vehicle and began yelling. When Mrs. Lewis departed the scene, she backed her vehicle into the driveway and spun gravel as she sped away. Following a similar incident nearly a year ago, Mrs. Lewis was warned that if she returned to the property she would be charged with trespassing.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Monday and Tuesday:

* Thomas William Dearth, 23, 785 Bender Road, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. Dearth was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Sheaves and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Troy Allen Johnson, 18, Marietta, for breaking and entering, a felony. Johnson was arrested on Harmar Hill by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Jassandra C. Johnston, 34, 683 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, for two felony counts of conspiracy to commit forgery. Johnston was arrested in Barlow by Deputy Sheriff McConnell and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* On May 17, Christina M. Hower, 30, 1045 Sandhill Road, Lot 24, reported her boyfriend assaulted her. Hower and her boyfriend were visiting a friend’s residence when Hower observed her boyfriend kissing her friend. At that point, Hower charged at the friend, grabbed her hair and by her own admission, attempted to further assault her. Hower’s boyfriend grabbed her by the arms and pulled her away to end the altercation. Deputy Sheriff McPeek determined no act of domestic violence occurred. Hower’s friend declined to pursue charges.

* On May 19, Joan E. Guinther, 72, 75 Northlake Court, Vincent, reported she paid a contractor approximately $8,000 to replace her roof and to complete other projects at her home and she has not seen or heard from him since March. Guinther said the contractor completed a portion of the work and left several of his tools on her property. This case remains under investigation.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Tuesday and Wednesday:

* Brent Edward Deeter, 36, 204 E. Ninth St., Williamstown, for a felony charge of tampering with evidence and misdemeanor charges of obstructing official business and breach of recognizance. Deeter was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Justin Lee Rexroad, 32, 829 Main St., Belpre, for a felony charge of domestic violence and a misdemeanor charge of violating the terms of his probation. Rexroad was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Nichols of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Jerry Lee Noble, 43, 17250 Millschool Road, Guysville, for breaking and entering, theft and safecracking, all felonies. Noble was picked up in Meigs County by Deputy Sheriff Moyers and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Nicholas Dewayne Boley, 30, 1004 Grandview Ave., Apt. A, New Matamoras, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. Boley was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Moyers and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 15.

* On May 12, Sgt. Mankins issued a citation to Ruth Rowland, 21, 3631 Ohio 550, Cutler, for traveling 65 mph in a 50 mph zone on U.S. 50 near Braun Road in Belpre Township.

* On May 12, Sgt. Mankins issued a citation to Jonathan S. Coartney, 26, 114 Jetston St., Hockingport, Ohio, for traveling 63 mph in a 50 mph zone on U.S. 50 near Braun Road in Belpre Township.

* On May 12, Sgt. Mankins issued a citation to Earl K. Sams Jr., 63, 3485 Moxahala Ave., Zanesville, for traveling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone on Main Street in Lowell.

* On May 12, Sgt. Mankins issued a citation to Lisa K. Willey, 47, 2945 Glendale Road, Marietta, for traveling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on U.S. 50 near Braun Road in Belpre Township.

* On May 12, Sgt. Mankins issued a citation to Ruth E. Frantz, 64, 70 White Oak Woods Drive, Apt. 201, Vincent, for traveling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on U.S. 50 near Clement Avenue in Belpre Township.

* On May 13, Carl Hall, 40, 79 Gomber Ave., Cambridge, reported he was delivering a FedEx package on Short Brook in Vincent when a Labrador retriever lunged at him and bit the back of his left leg. Hall suffered only minor bite wounds. The dog’s owner agreed to quarantine the dog for 10 days. Deputy Sheriff McConnell forwarded this case to the dog warden for additional followup.

* On May 14, Corrections Officer Schwendeman charged Washington County Jail inmate Dana M. Steele, 31, 502 Wooster St., Marietta, with illegal conveyance of items into a detention facility. While Steele was being processed into the jail after being sentenced on a felony theft charge, a corrections officer noticed Steele was attempting to conceal contraband inside her body. Steele subsequently produced a cigarette wrapper that contained nine Klonopin pills.

* On May 14, Terri L. Doan, 32, 730 McGill Road, Vincent, reported her bull mastiff opened the fence gate on her property and attacked a smaller dog that escaped its fencing down the street. The extent of the smaller dog’s injuries is unknown. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 14, Deputy Sheriff Carr requested summonses for Timothy W. Sheets, 32, 5091 Buchanan Road, Waterford, and his neighbor, Earl W. Tullis, 66, 5125 Buchanan Road, for disorderly conduct by fighting. Earlier in the day, Sheets noticed three trash can lids along his property line and threw them onto Tullis’ property. When Tullis arrived home, he noticed the lids and confronted Sheets. A verbal altercation followed, during which each party punched the other once in the face.

* Terry Brian Fox, 40, 721 Sycamore St., Belpre, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. Fox was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 13 at 2:40 p.m.

* Rebecca Michelle Hall, 39, 9650 Ohio 550, Barlow, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice and for unauthorized use of a vehicle, both misdemeanors. Hall turned herself in to corrections officers and was processed into the Washington County Jail on May 13 at 3:32 p.m.

* Billy Lynn Ertz II, 44, 800 Front St., Apt. B, Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Ertz was arrested on Front Street by Patrolman Dennison of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 13 at 9:24 p.m.

* Alexis Marie Madary, 37, 111 W. Montgomery St., Lot 13, Marietta, was arrested for driving under a suspended license, a misdemeanor. Madary was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 14 at 10 a.m.

* Ricky Joe Ward, 55, 315 Bells Run Road, Newport, was arrested for theft and for breaking and entering, both felonies. Ward was arrested at Ward’s Recycling by Deputy Sheriff Metts and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 14 at 11:52 a.m.

* Roger Dale Anderson, 57, 4450 Barnett Ridge Road, Fleming, was arrested for obstruction of justice, a misdemeanor. Anderson was arrested in Marietta by Sgt. Reeder of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 14 at 3:29 p.m.

* Billy Lynn Ertz II, 44, 800 Front St., Apt. B, Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Ertz was arrested at the county fairgrounds by Patrolman Hively of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 14 at 7 p.m.

* Austin William Wright, 25, 200 Walnut St., Whipple, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Wright was arrested at his residence by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 14 at 9:17 p.m.

* Raymond Lee Fincher III, 49, 4813 Dori Park Drive, Hilliard, Ohio, was arrested for receiving stolen property, a felony. Fincher was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 14 at 10:42 p.m.

* Colby Nicole Fordyce, 26, 4629 Elders Ridge, Saltsburg, Pa., was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Fordyce was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Heddleston of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 15 at 12:17 a.m.

* Matthew Richard Jett, 30, 312 Third St., Lowell, was arrested for possession of drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor. Jett was arrested in Lowell by Deputy Sheriff Johnson and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 15 at 2:56 a.m.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports and charges on May 13.

* On May 12, Sgt. Holbert requested a summons for a 14-year-old Frontier High School student to appear in juvenile court on a charge of delinquency by theft. The teenager’s bus driver, Hilda Tidd, 74, 1093 Long Run Road, Newport, received information from another student’s parent that the teenage suspect may have stolen money from her purse while he rode the bus the previous afternoon. Tidd checked her purse and she determined that she was missing $1,600 in cash. Questioned about the missing cash, the juvenile admitted taking $1,450 from Tidd’s purse and spending $107 on a new mobile phone, officials said. The teenager returned $1,283 but would not say where the remaining money went.

* On May 12, the principal of Frontier High School, 44870 Ohio 7, New Matamoras, reported a school employee discovered a plastic baggy containing a marijuana pipe, tin foil wrappers and a lighter in the school gymnasium. Sgt. Holbert recovered the items and designated them for disposal.

* On May 12, the owner of Marietta Transfer, 200 County Road 9, Marietta, reported batteries from semi-trucks have been stolen since the beginning of this year. The owner believes 140 batteries were stolen and will have cost the company $17,500 to replace.

* On May 12, Deputy Sheriff Call responded to a domestic dispute at 2460 Rainbow Road, Lowell. Initially, Georganna Morgan, 55, reported her live-in boyfriend assaulted her. When Call arrived at the residence Morgan and her boyfriend were seated at the kitchen table, calmly drinking beer. Asked about her call to law enforcement, Morgan replied there was no assault or much of an argument. She said she probably phoned for help due to her level of intoxication. Morgan stated she had no fear for her safety concerning staying at home with her boyfriend for the rest of the evening. Both subjects admitted consuming large quantities of alcohol and both said they would sleep in separate quarters for the night.

* Tamia Zhane Grant, 18, 1204 Colonial Drive, Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Grant was arrested at her residence by Deputy Sheriff Call and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 12 at 9:30 p.m.

* Jeremy Gale Davis, 32, 1595 Ohio 550, Fleming, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and for driving left of center, both misdemeanors. Davis was arrested near the intersection of Waterford Road and Ohio 339 by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 13 at 1:30 a.m.

* Billy Joe Davis, 29, 1205 Wyatt Lane, Apt. B, Belpre, was arrested for domestic violence, a felony. Davis was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Tewanger of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 13 at 2:08 a.m.

* Michael William Martin, 20, 101 W. Montgomery St., Marietta, was arrested for receiving stolen property, a felony. Martin was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 13 at 10:59 a.m.

* Christopher Albert Burton, 28, 1710 Brightwood Road, New Philadelphia, Ohio, was sentenced to 18 months for violating the terms of his probation, a felony.

* Jeffrey C. Mullins, 29, 150 Morningside Drive, Elkins, W.Va., was sentenced to 33 months for possession of drugs, a third degree felony.

* Tammy R. Radabaugh, 39, 3855 Warren Chapel Road, Marietta, was sentenced to 12 months for violating the terms of her probation, a felony.

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MARIETTA – The following reports were released by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on May 12:

* On May 7, Deputy Sheriff Call issued a citation to Terrance E. O’Brien, 74, 200 Glenwood Drive, Apt. 1113, Marietta, for failure to yield from a private drive. O’Brien pulled out of the parking lot of Par Mar at Moore’s Junction on Ohio 7 and struck the passenger side of a pickup truck traveling southbound in the right hand lane.

* On May 10, John Jackson, 52, 1158 E. Poplar St., Davisville, suffered a broken leg while burning leaves along the riverbank at 2699 Beach Drive, Belpre. Jackson ignited a pile of leaves aflame a short while after another subject doused them with kerosene. The fire flashed when Jackson lit it, causing him to feel that he had been burned and could possibly be on fire. When Jackson jumped into the nearby river, his foot slipped on a submerged log and became stuck between two pieces of concrete. With his leg lodged between the concrete pieces, Jackson fell to the side and suffered a plateau fracture of his right tibia. The Belpre Volunteer Fire Department transported Jackson to Camden Clark Medical Center for treatment. Due to the complicated nature for the repair of his fracture, Jackson was transferred to WVU Hospital in Morgantown. Jackson only singed his facial hair; he did not suffer any burns.

* On May 11, Deputy Sheriff Call issued a citation to Jason L. Bartimus, 39, 2346 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, for driving under a suspended license. Call stopped Bartimus for driving left of center on Veto Road near Tadpole Run Road in Dunham Township.

* On May 11, Melvin Schwendeman, 53, 1180 Hendershot Road, Waterford, reported he recently discovered two chainsaws were stolen from a storage building on his property.

* On May 11, Lt. Rhodes arrested Bradley J. Hopkins, 23, State Route 124, Little Hocking, for OVI and for driving under a suspended license. Rhodes was at the baseball fields at Little Hocking Elementary School when he observed Hopkins squealing his truck’s tires and loudly revving its engine. Hopkins, who had an odor of alcohol, said he was attempting to sell the truck and was showing a prospective buyer “what it could do.” Hopkins performed poorly on field sobriety tests. At the Washington County Jail, Hopkins tested .113 BAC.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Monday and Tuesday:

* Ashley Dawn True, 26, 17 Ash Circle, Davisville, for violating the terms of her probation, a felony. True was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Sheaves and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Bradley James Hopkins, 23, State Route 124, Little Hocking, for OVI and for driving under a suspended license, both misdemeanors. Hopkins was arrested on Newbury Road in Little Hocking by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Seth Patrick Barnes, 23, 37 Pike St., Apt. 37, Marietta, for violating his probation, a misdemeanor. Barnes was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Kampmeier of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Rosezella Lynn Bell, 37, 305 Lee St., Belpre, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Bell was arrested on Putnam Howe Drive by Patrolman Tewanger of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Jeffrey Chad Mullins, 29, 150 Morningside Drive, Elkins, W.Va., for possession of drugs, a felony. Mullins was arrested at the courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Sheaves and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 11.

* On May 8, Stephen E. Bradfield, 42, 11780 Ohio 26, Marietta, reported he was away from his home overnight and during that time frame someone threw a large rock through his basement window. Bradfield said the suspect(s) also tampered with a screen door but did not gain entry into his home.

* On May 9, Floyd F. Drake, 72, 118 Fritsche Lane, Lowell, reported sometime overnight someone stole a 16-foot fishing boat from the river dock behind his home. The total value of the boat and its motor is approximately $3,000.

* On May 9, Deputy Sheriff Carr issued a citation to Christopher A. Henderson, 35, 210 Beardsley Road, Lowell, for driving under a suspended license. Carr stopped Henderson for driving erratically on Ohio 60 near Main Street in Adams Township.

* On May 10, Randall E. North, 48, 16895 Ohio 339, Waterford, reported he discovered the CB radio was stolen from his semi-truck while it was parked at 741 Blue Knob Road, Marietta.

* On May 10, Neil Groves, 48, 1308 Williamson Ave., Apt. 4A, New Matamoras, reported he was sitting on his front steps when he believes he was shot in the left leg with a pellet gun. Groves said he did not hear anything when he was shot but he felt a pain in his leg. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 11, Sgt. McGilton requested a summons for Jessica Allander, 30, 1405 Washington Ave., Parkersburg, for two counts each of abandoning animals, cruelty to animals and failure to register a dog. McGilton received information that Allander had not cared for her two dogs at 2212 Pride Ave., Belpre, for several days or possibly weeks. On May 9, McGilton executed a search warrant and found Allander’s dogs living in deplorable conditions. The home’s closed windows had scratches around the frames where it appeared the dogs attempted to escape the home’s uncomfortable heat. The dogs were confiscated and put in the care of the humane society.

* Jason Allen Lauderman, 26, 208 Cedar St., Marietta, was arrested for felony charges of theft and attempted theft and misdemeanor charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle, assault, violating the terms of a protection order and theft. Lauderman was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 8 at 12:41 p.m.

* Kenneth Alan Farnsworth, 54, 105 Gilman Ave., Lot 6, Marietta, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Farnsworth was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Heddleston of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 9 at 12:08 a.m.

* Cody John Keene, 19, 231 Hillcrest Drive, Marietta, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Keene was arrested in Marietta by Sgt. Reeder of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 9 at 12:09 p.m.

* David Aaron Hansen, 37, 832 Ridge St., Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Hansen was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 10 at 3:57 p.m.

* Megan Cheyenne Roach, 23, 804 Fourth St., Marietta, was arrested for theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and contempt of a court order, all misdemeanors. Roach was picked up at the Noble County Jail and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 10 at 5:45 p.m.

* Jessica Dawn Schutt, 22, 111 W. Montgomery St., Lot 5, Marietta, was arrested for illegal assembly of drug-making chemicals and child endangering, both felonies. Schutt was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Heddleston of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 11 at 1:08 a.m.

* Joshua Mark Whitstine, 24, 111 W. Montgomery St., Lot 5, Marietta, was arrested for illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine and child endangering, both felonies. Whitstine was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Heddleston of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 11 at 1:28 a.m.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 8.

* On May 7, Craig S. Edgar, 29455 Ohio 7, Marietta, reported at some point during the past day a Husqvarna self-propelled lawn mower was stolen from his front porch. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 7, Deputy Sheriff Huffer requested a summons for a 16-year-old Waterford Township resident to appear in juvenile court for being unruly. When the juvenile’s mother hid her son’s dirt bike as punishment for him being caught drinking alcohol, the juvenile became irate and made derogatory comments to his mother. The teenager threatened to damage the home if his dirt bike was not returned and continued to harass and threaten his mother while she was at work. Eventually, the juvenile found his dirt bike inside a neighbor’s garage and threatened to call law enforcement if the neighbor did not return the bike. The teenager took the bike and left the neighbor’s property without further incident. The juvenile’s mother said her son does not obey the rules of her punishments and frequently leaves the home without permission.

* On May 7, Jamie Cunningham, 39, 1200 Grindstone Drive, Marietta, reported he recently discovered someone stole items from his storage building at 20959 Ohio 676, Marietta. Cunningham said the suspect rummaged through the entire unit and stole a two seat stroller and three boxes of children’s bed rails. This case remains under investigation.

* Brandon Paul Hayes, 24, 218 Putnam St., Marietta, was arrested for unauthorized use of a vehicle, a felony. Hayes was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Ellenwood of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 7 at 1:06 p.m.

* Michael Dustin Hierl, 32, 4608 Norton Lane, Columbus, was arrested for a felony charge of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug abuse instruments. Hierl was arrested at Marietta Memorial Hospital by Patrolman Kramer of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 7 at 5 p.m.

* Andrew Travis Wright, 34, 254 Southland Cemetery Road, Bartlett, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and for driving left of center, both misdemeanors. Wright was arrested on Ohio 550 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 8 at 1:57 a.m.

* Tyler Jay Steed, 29, 159 Rauch Drive, Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Steed was arrested on Front Street by Patrolman McClelland of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 8 at 1:42 a.m.

* Daniel W. Blair Jr., 58, 39410 Creighton Ridge Road, Lower Salem, was sentenced for being in possession of a weapon while under disability, a third degree felony; and possession of a defaced firearm, a first degree misdemeanor? He was sentenced to nine months.

* Stephen W. Brown, 52, 47297 Valley Road, Caldwell, was sentenced for conspiracy to commit murder, a first degree felony. He was sentenced to three years.

* Bobbie L. Cantwell, 41, 407 Franklin St., Apt A, Marietta, was sentenced for possession of drugs, a felony; and for breach of recognizance, a fourth degree felony. The sentence was 90 days.

* Mark E. Lee, 37, 601 Virginia St., Marietta, was sentenced for illegal assembly of drug making chemicals, a third degree felony. He was sentenced to 18 months.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 7.

* Rebecca Lou Sergent, 24, 1320 Caywood Road, Marietta, was arrested for a felony charge of trafficking in drugs and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug abuse instruments. Sergent was arrested on Acme Street by Patrolman Warden of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 6 at 5:50 p.m.

* Shamir Mareyea Burns, 18, 6179 Karl Road, Columbus, was arrested for trafficking in drugs, a felony. Burns was arrested on Acme Street by Detective Huffman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 6 at 7:05 p.m.

* Billy Lynn Ertz II, 44, 800 Front St., Apt. B, Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Ertz was arrested on Front Street by Patrolman Estes of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 6 at 10:05 p.m.

* Derek Eugene Petry, 35, 260 Mechanic St., Macksburg, was arrested for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Petry was picked up at the Noble County Jail by Deputy Sheriff Gerber and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 7 at 10:42 a.m.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on May 6.

* On May 5, Amanda Styer, 21, 27400 State Route 7, Lot 74, Marietta, reported she awoke to discover that an unknown suspect(s) punctured both driver side tires of her Toyota sedan.

* On May 5, an employee of the Lowell Duke, 100 Main St., Lowell, reported when she reviewed security footage for the evening she observed a male subject concealing four bottles of Corona in his clothing. While his female companion paid for her Natural Light, the male suspect left the store.

* On May 5, James J. Derito, 58, 716 Fleming St., Ravenswood, received treatment at Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Belpre campus for a broken hip. Derito was a passenger in a golf cart that overturned in the area of the eighth hole at Oxbow Golf Course. The driver of the golf cart stopped the cart abruptly, causing the cart to slide sideways and strike a ditch. Derito fell to the ground on his right side and the driver fell on top of him.

* On May 5, Sgt. Mankins arrested Todd A. Covey, 47, 4101 Newells Run Road, Newport, for disorderly conduct by intoxication. Other spectators, including the mother of his daughter, reported Covey was intoxicated at the Little League fields in Newport and cursing and making threatening comments. When the president of the athletic association asked him to leave the fields, Covey charged toward him and told him to “put up his dukes.” Covey tested .158 BAC. Mankins and Deputy Sheriff Carr informed Covey that he was banned from the ball fields and said if he returned he would be charged with criminal trespassing.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Tuesday and Wednesday:

* Kyle David Hesson, 19, 7200 State Route 821, Whipple, for unauthorized use of a vehicle, a felony. Hesson was arrested at the Adult Probation Office by Deputy Sheriff Sheaves and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Jacob Matthew Shaffer, 27, 817 Masonic Park Road, Marietta, for theft, a misdemeanor. Shaffer was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Todd Daniel Weddle, 46, 118 Dudley Ave., Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Weddle was arrested at the office of Probation Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Todd Allan Covey, 47, 4101 Newells Run Road, Newport, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Covey was arrested in Newport by Sgt. Mankins of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail.

There are 77 men and 20 women being housed in the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 4.

* On May 1, a 43-year-old Decatur Township resident reported her 16-year-old daughter received obscene messages from an unknown male on her Facebook account that included sexually explicit images. The complainant later learned that several of her daughter’s friends received similar messages from the same suspect. This case remains under investigation.

* On May 1, George R. Rake, 80, 623 Virginia St., Apt. 213, Marietta, reported he recently discovered someone pried open a barn door on his property at 75 Swaney Road, Reno. Rake said the suspect(s) stole two canopy tents and a five-gallon bucket containing miscellaneous concrete tools.

* On May 1, Lt. Rhodes issued a citation to Paulinea M. Pryor, 26, 1827 Joy Road, Sharpsburg, Ohio, for operating a vehicle with an expired driver’s license on U.S. 50 near Tower Road in Belpre Township.

* On May 1, Kathy K. Bailes, 49, 220 Deerwalk Circle, Marietta, reported her husband, Jeffery, 52, punched her in the head. Ms. Bailes said she was arguing with her husband over financial matters concerning their upcoming divorce when he struck her and she fell to the floor. Ms. Bailes stated she had spinal surgery the day before and that her husband’s actions caused her to fear for her safety. Mr. Bailes denied striking his wife, stating that she fell after he blocked her attempt to hit him with an ice pack. Based on his investigation, Deputy Sheriff Huffer arrested Mr. Bailes for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

* On May 1, Lt. Rhodes issued a citation to Herman J. Keel Jr., 46, 2613 Brooklyn Drive, Parkersburg, for driving under a suspended license on U.S. 50 near Farson Street in Belpre Township.

* On May 2, an employee of Dollar General, 1400 Park Ave., New Matamoras, reported a customer ran from the store without paying for items. Security footage showed the suspect placing packages of hair ties and T-shirts in his pants. The suspect fled on foot after employees confronted his female companion about her possible stealing items.

* On May 2, James Satterfield, 22, 1570 Lois St., Belpre, was airlifted to Charleston Area Medical Center for treatment to internal injuries. Satterfield was riding up a steep embankment on property near the intersection of Rainbow Road and Huck Road in Adams Township when his ATV rolled on top of him and landed on his chest. Squad members said Satterfield’s chest cavity was swelling, which was most likely due to sever injuries. Satterfield’s condition is unknown.

* On May 3, the Devola Fire Department transported John F. Pottmeyer, 74, 9263 Ohio 60, Lowell, to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment to injuries he suffered in a car crash. Pottmeyer said he was traveling northbound on Ohio 60 near milepost six when he swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle that entered his lane. Pottmeyer struck a guardrail on the northbound side before swerving across to the other side, where he struck a ditch. The vehicle rolled, causing Pottmeyer to be ejected from the driver’s seat and into the passenger seat. The severity of the head injury Pottmeyer suffered is unknown.

* Sharde Rene Morgan, 26, 4165 Stillmore Road, South Euclid, Ohio, was arrested for driving under an FRA suspended license, a misdemeanor. Morgan was picked up at the Richmond Heights Jail and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 1 at 9:45 p.m.

* Jeffery Martin Bailes, 52, 220 Deerwalk Circle, Marietta, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Bailes was arrested at his residence by Sgt. Johnson of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 1 at 11:02 p.m.

* Randy Michael Eide, 56, P.O. Box 3680, Rapid City, S.D., was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and for failure to yield at a flashing light, both misdemeanors. Eide was arrested on Greene Street in Marietta by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 2 at 2:05 a.m.

* Trina Marie Blank, 36, 670 Mount Olivet Road, Apt. 16, Bowling Green, Ky., was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Blank was arrested on Third Street by Patrolman Estes of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 2 at 3:17 a.m.

* David Wayne Evans, 39, 16120 Ohio 821, Macksburg, was arrested for violating the terms of a protection order, a felony. Evans was arrested on Putnam Street by Patrolman Kramer of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 2 at 10:15 a.m.

* James Stuart Banks, 51, 1037 McGill Road, Vincent, was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and for operating a vehicle with expired license plates, both misdemeanors. Banks was arrested on Sealy Ridge Road by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 2 at 11:48 p.m.

* David Leroy Antill, 58, 1245 McGill Road, Vincent, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Antill was arrested in Vincent by Deputy Sheriff Call and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 3 at 12:21 a.m.

* Tonya Lynn McMaster, 40, 10152 Highway 905, Longs, S.C., was arrested for violating the terms of her probation, a misdemeanor. McMaster was arrested in New Matamoras by Deputy Sheriff Hunter and processed into the Washington County Jail on May 3 at 7:33 p.m.

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MARIETTA – The Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on May 5.

* On May 2, Lt. Rhodes arrested James S. Banks, 51, 1037 McGill Road, Vincent, for OVI. Rhodes was responding to a dispute on Sealy Ridge Road when he noticed Banks’ vehicle traveling at a slow rate of speed and in and out of its lane of travel. Questioned about his odor of alcohol, Banks admitted consuming at least two shots of bourbon that evening. Banks subsequently performed poorly on field sobriety tests. At the jail, Banks tested .117 BAC.

* On May 2, Cynthia Misner, 48, 1245 McGill Road, Vincent, reported her live-in boyfriend, David l. Antill, 58, was causing problems with individuals at a friend’s residence at 1089 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent. Antill was allegedly upset that his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend was at the residence earlier and that Misner was drunk and had what appeared to be blood on her. A witness said during the argument between Antill and Misner, Antill grabbed his girlfriend by the face and shoved her into a refrigerator. Antill claimed Misner scratched his face but a witness observed Antill scratching himself. Misner did not have any visible injuries but she complained of stiffness in her jaw. Deputy Sheriff Call arrested Antill for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

* On May 3, corrections officer Farrell charged Washington County Jail inmate Diana L. Schuster, 42, 7665 E. State Route 78 NE, McConnelsville, with illegal conveyance of items into a detention facility. While she was being processed into the jail to serve a four-day term, Schuster was found in possession of 16 pills she had concealed in a body cavity.

* On May 3, Deputy Sheriff Call and the Warren Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire near 17990 State Route 550, Marietta. The pickup truck, owned by Bill Schofield, 53, was engulfed in flames when emergency personnel arrived. The vehicle had numerous mechanical problems and had to be started using a screwdriver. No foul play is suspected. The vehicle is a total loss.

* On May 4, Kelly M. Sewell, 44, 1764 State Route 339, Belpre, reported she believes an acquaintance and former employee stole $2,000 and approximately 200 prescription pills from her home. Sewell declined to pursue charges in the matter.

* On May 4, a passerby reported seeing a sunken canoe in the stream near the intersection of Nichols Road and Stanleyville Narrows Road in Fearing Township. The Fearing Volunteer Fire Department removed the canoe from the stream. The owner of the canoe is unknown.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail Monday and Tuesday:

* Phillip Deshawn Martin, 36, 776 Leach Ave., Toledo, Ohio, for failure to appear, a felony. Martin was picked up at the Lucas County Jail by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Joshua Leroy Gore, 27, 130 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras, for assault, criminal trespassing, obstructing official business and resisting arrest, all misdemeanors. Gore was arrested in New Matamoras by Patrolman Blamble of the New Matamoras Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

* Roy Lee Goodnight, 36, 3407 Seventh Ave., Parkersburg, for assault and for criminal damaging, both misdemeanors. Goodnight was arrested on Third Street by Patrolman Heddleston of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail.

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MARIETTA – Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Thursday.

* Washington County Deputy Sheriff Carr is attempting to identify two suspects that law enforcement officers believe are responsible for breaking into coin and change machines at car washes in the area. Officers suspect the individuals are responsible for opening a machine at the All American Car Wash on Pike Street in Marietta around Feb. 4. They are also believed to have broken into the machines at the BP Soft Cloth Car Wash in Marietta and a car wash in Caldwell, Ohio. The suspects appear to be driving a dark-colored compact car with a Pittsburgh Steelers front license plate. Carr requests anyone with information to contact him at 740-376-7070 x0.

* On April 29, the mother of a 16-year-old Warren High School student reported another student brandished a pocket knife at her son. According to the 15-year-old suspect, the 16-year-old was teasing him as they rode the bus to school and messing with his hat and hair. Fed up with this, the 15-year-old pulled a pocket knife from his pants pocket and told the 16-year-old to stop bothering him or he would stab him. The 16-year-old said he was not harmed and did not fear for his safety because he believed the suspect was joking. The 16-year-old and his family declined to pursue charges in the matter. The 15-year-old was suspended and could be expelled, officials said.

* On April 29, an employee of Industrial Ag and Chemical, Red Spring, N.C., reported she recently learned items were stolen from a semi-trailer the company owns. LED lights were stolen from the trailer, which was parked at MIE at 101 Blue Knob Road, Marietta. This case remains under investigation.

* On April 29, Charles E. Wilcoxen, 65, 216 Kenwood St., Marietta, reported over the past several days he has noticed several items missing from his property at 657 Wildwood Lake Road, Cutler. Among the stolen items are a toolbox, a canopy, a carport and tractor parts.

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