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Archive of 01-01-04

On 1 Jan 04 Deputy Sheriff Eddy was dispatched to a Lowell residence in reference to a juvenile being intoxicated, cutting his hand after punching a fish tank and threatening to shoot himself with a shotgun. The Salem Township Volunteer Fire transported the juvenile to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment and evaluation. As a result of the incident Deputy Eddy filed an affidavit requesting a summons for the juvenile for being delinquent.

On 1 Jan 04 while on patrol southbound on State Route 7 in New Matamoras, Deputy Sheriff Jenkins observed a vehicle driving with one headlight turn northbound onto State Route 7. After initiating a traffic stop and making contact with the driver Deputy Jenkins noticed an odor of alcohol. The driver, Kevin J. Kennedy, age 42, 2641 Maxine Northeast, Canton, OH, failed field sobriety tests, was arrested for OMVI and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 1 Jan 04 Deputy Sheriffs Evans and Kapple were dispatched to the home of James I. Simpson, age 23, 1946 Swift Road, Waterford, after Mr. Simpson reported an unknown suspect entered his home. Mr. Simpson chased the suspect out of his home but later heard the horn of his truck go off in his garage. Mr. Simpson found the same suspect in the vehicle and after the suspect became verbally aggressive, Mr. Simpson punched him in the face and the suspect again fled. Later, the suspect attempted go gain entry to the home and was met by Mr. Simpson with a wooden baseball bat blow to his shins. The suspect then fled past Mr. Simpson’s barbed wire fence to a neighbor’s pole barn. Deputies Evans and Kapple located the suspect, with a cordless phone in his possession, attempting to start a 1981 Ford truck. Deputies learned from a neighbor that suspect entered her home and used the phone while standing in her kitchen. To compound his problems, the suspect, William T. Brewer, age 18, 940 Germantown Road, Lower Salem, was also intoxicated at the time of his arrest. Mr. Brewer was arrested for criminal trespassing, underage consumption, two counts of attempted theft and burglary and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 1 Jan 04 an employee of the Cliffside Carryout, State Route 550, Marietta, reported an individual consumed a bag of peanuts and a candy bar on the premises without paying. The same individual also pilfered a Miller Light collectible beer stein. This case remains under investigation (200) (698).

On 1 Jan 04 Stephanie D. O’Brien, age 27, 2610 Braun Road, Belpre, reported an individual she has a protection order against called her home and cellular phone and made threats toward her, in violation of said protection order. This case remains under investigation (200).

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