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Archive of 01-17-04

At 7 am on 17 Jan 04 an employee of the Washington County Juvenile Center, 1699 Colgate Drive, Marietta, reported two juvenile males escaped during a morning work detail. An exhaustive search of the facility’s buildings failed to locate the suspects; however, the juveniles were apprehended at 10:15 at a home in downtown Marietta (1203).

On 17 Jan 04 while patrolling on State Route 60 at Coal Run, Deputy Sheriff Eddy came upon a disabled vehicle being assisted by several good samaritans. One of the Samaritans informed Deputy Eddy he believed the two females in the vehicle were underage and under the influence of alcohol. The elder occupant of the vehicle, Amber Snedegar, age 20, 1744 Front Street, Logan, OH, failed field sobriety tests, was arrested for underage consumption and transported to the Washington County Jail. Deputy Eddy also filed an affidavit requesting a summons for the 16 year old juvenile for being delinquent.

On 17 Jan 04 Deputy Sheriff Evans assisted the Barlow Township Fire Department on a medical call. The Barlow squad transported the victim to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment.

On 17 Jan 04 while tending to a victim, a squad member discovered drug paraphernalia. The contraband was turned over to the Sheriff’s Office for further investigation (501).

On 17 Jan 04 a New Matamoras resident reported an acquaintance of her teenage daughter forcibly entered her home and assaulted her daughter. This case remains under investigation (501).

On 17 Jan 04 Sgt. Jobes and Deputy Sheriff Rhodes were dispatched to the home of Eric W. Morris, age 22, 80 Smith Drive, Marietta, after Mr. Morris reported he was assaulted by his father Ronald, age 47. Mr. Morris was in an argument with his mother and while attempting to comb his hair, his father forced open the bathroom door and punched him. Ronald Morris was arrested for domestic violence, transported to the Washington County Jail and released on a personal recognizance bond.

On 17 Jan 04 Deputy Sheriff Eddy investigated a single crash on County Road 33, a half mile west of State Route 260. Stephanie A. Devier, age 32, PO Box 158 State Route 7, New Matamoras, was eastbound on County Road 33 with one passenger when she lost control of her GMC Jimmy after negotiating a turn. The vehicle struck a guardrail then came to rest in a ditch on the westbound side of the road. The vehicle sustained nonfunctional damage and no injuries were reported.

On 17 Jan 04 Deputy Sheriff Stackpole investigated a single vehicle crash on Federal Ridge Road near milepost 5. A sixteen year old female was southbound on Federal Ridge Road with one passenger when she lost control of her Oldsmobile after topping a hill. The vehicle slid and spun around striking a ditch then a fencepost. The vehicle sustained heavy damage to the undercarriage and no injuries were reported.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Amber Lorain Snedgar, age 20, 33220 Blackburn Road, Logan, OH, for underage consumption, a misdemeanor. Snedgar was arrested on State Route 60 by Deputy Sheriff Eddy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Jan 04 at 4:42 am.

Ronald Wayne Morris, age 47, 80 Smith Drive, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Morris was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Brown of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Jan 04 at 10:30 pm.

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