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Archive of 12-05-03

On 5 Dec 03 Deputy Sheriff Jenkins and Lt. Wilson were dispatched to the Station Carryout on County Road 51 in Dunham Township. The driver of a vehicle had been observed spinning his tires and driving in circles in the intersection of State Route 7 and County Road 51. He then drove to the Station Carryout. Upon making contact with the driver an odor of alcoholic beverages and an open container was observed. After performing poorly on standardized field sobriety tests and testing above legal limits on a breathalyzer test John F. Batten, age 39, Route 4 Box 98, Vincent, was arrested for OMVI and reckless operation and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 5 Dec 03 an employee of Washington County Children’s Services reported a four year old Washington County boy may be a victim of abuse. This case remains under investigation (698).

On 5 Dec 03 the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Marietta Police Department in the recovery of a stolen 1967 Corvette which was located in Newport (1190).

On 5 Dec 03 while on patrol between the 300 and 400 blocks of Chamberlain Drive, Marietta, Deputy Sheriff Mankins stopped a 1979 Ford truck for speeding. Upon making contact with the driver Deputy Mankins detected an odor of alcohol. The driver of the vehicle, George E. Hall, age 29, 30095 State Route 7, Marietta, admitted drinking two beers and subsequently failed field sobriety and blood alcohol tests. Mr. Hall was issued a citation for speeding, arrested for OMVI and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 5 Dec 03 Michael E. Tant, age 32, 3090 Braun Road, Belpre, reported an unknown person(s) broke into his locked GMC Truck and stole his in dash CD player and miscellaneous CD’s some time between 8 Nov and 1 Dec 03. This case remains under investigation (602).

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

John F. Batten, age 39, 908 Main Street, Belpre, for OMVI and reckless operation, both misdemeanors. Deputy Sheriff Jenkins arrested Mr. Batten at the Station Carryout on County Road 51 and transported him to the Washington County Jail where he was processed in on 5 Dec 03 at 1:50 am.

George E. Hall, age 29, 30095 State Route 7, Marietta, for misdemeanor charges of OMVI and speeding. Hall was arrested in Devola by Deputy Sheriff Mankins of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Dec 03 at 4:35 pm.

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