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Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports March 22:

* From March 19-21, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office answered 120 calls, including: 13 traffic stops; 12 complaints by phone and in person; three domestic calls and domestic protective orders served; six suspicious person(s) and vehicles; two check area, subject, welfare; five disorderly subject, motorist; five accidents; two larcenies; five mental hygiene order/pick up /transport; six intrusion alarms; and three warrant service.

* On March 19, a deputy responded to U.S. 50 in reference to a vehicle accident. The vehicle had drifted off the road striking the culvert which later caused the vehicle to roll. The driver stated he believed he had fallen asleep. The driver was transported and the vehicle was towed.

* On March 19, a deputy responded to I-77 in reference to a vehicle accident. The driver stated he was traveling southbound on I-77 when he dozed off and the vehicle exited the roadway colliding with the guardrail face. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed.

* On March 19, a deputy responded to Blennerhassett Heights in reference to a vehicle accident. No driver was located and the vehicle had veered off the road into a yard where it struck a tree and came to rest, the driver airbag was deployed and no keys were located in the vehicle. Central dispatch then contacted the deputy and advised the owner of the vehicle had called in reporting her vehicle stolen. The victim stated that she had left the keys in the center console of the vehicle and had gone inside the residence later on she looked outside and observed the vehicle to be missing and called 911. Investigation is ongoing at this time.

* On March 19, Scotty Lee Schaffer, 30, of Thompson Road, Charleston, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and driving on suspended/revoked.

* On March 19, a deputy responded to Homewood Road in reference to a destruction of property. The homeowner reported that someone had driven a vehicle through his pasture. The vehicle had initially gone through the fence near the top of the hill then continued through the pasture and went through the fence a second time next to the owner’s driveway. The homeowner stated that 250 yards of fencing was damaged and two fence posts broken with the estimate around $750 to replace and fix.

* On March 19, a deputy spoke with the complainant who reported that someone had cut the catalytic converter off of her vehicle while it was parked on Marrtown Road near the intersection with Hill Avenue.

* On March 20, deputies responded to the Belleview Inn in reference to an unwanted person who had paid half of his bill and was refusing to pay the other half. Andrew Timothy McQuerry, 54, of Sycamore Street, Ravenswood, was arrested on four counts of contributing to the delinquency and false pretense. Two juvenile citations were issued; one for underage consumption and obstructing and the other for underage consumption, all juveniles were released to their parents and a citation was issued to Heather Dawn Moore, 45, of Scenic Hills.

* On March 20, a deputy responded to Staunton Turnpike near the Hillbilly Inn in reference to a vehicle accident involving a vehicle and a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle stated that he was traveling west on Staunton Turnpike when he took the turn too wide and tried to use his brakes to get stopped before crossing the center line causing the motorcycle to slide across the center line and collide with the vehicle. The driver of the motorcycle refused EMS and was driven away from the scene by a friend.

* On March 20, a deputy responded to I-77 in reference to a vehicle accident involving a turkey. The deputy observed the windshield to be shattered and a large dent in the hood of the vehicle. The driver and passenger had blood all over them from the turkey and stated that they were traveling south and the turkey came from out of nowhere striking the vehicle. The vehicle was towed.

* On March 21, a deputy spoke with the complainant who lives on Walker Road in reference to a larceny. The complainant reported that the trailer was a black 5ft by 8ft Carr’s Trailer, he advised that it would have been taken sometime during the night. Investigation is ongoing at this time.

* On March 21, deputies responded to East Pine Street in reference to a third party call of a domestic. Both the male and female stated it was verbal only over property.

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