Archive of 02-29-04
On 29 Feb 04, while investigating a domestic violence
complaint, Deputy Sheriffs observed drug paraphernalia in plain
sight which precipitated the request of a search warrant for
the entire residence. The ensuing search resulted in the collection
of drugs and drug paraphernalia and charges were filed against
James E. Schoeppner, age 46, 113 Vine Street, Marietta, for
possession of said items.
On 29 Feb 04 Donald L. Plaugher, age 33, 95 Silver
Globe Road, Marietta, reported his Dodge truck was scratched
between 4:30 and 5 pm on 28 Feb while parked at 20650 State
This case remains under investigation (1203).
On 29 Feb 04 the mother of a 17 year old Belpre boy reported
her son left home without permission on 28 Feb and had yet to
return home. This case remains under investigation (1203).
On 29 Feb 04 Deputy Sheriffs Evans and Jenkins were dispatched
to the home of Cynthia J. Shoeppner, age 43, 885 Arends Ridge
Road, Marietta, regarding a domestic violence complaint.
Ms. Shoeppner stated she and her parents were in fear for their
safety after her brother James E. Shoeppner Jr., age 46, 113
Vine Street Apt. C, left several voicemails, repeatedly threatening
to shoot them all. Deputies Evans and Jenkins later located
Mr. Shoeppner, arrested him and transported him to the Washington
County Jail where he is being held without bond.
On 29 Feb 04 between 7 and 8 pm two 15 year old females escaped
custody of the Washington County Juvenile Detention Center.
One juvenile was later located in Belpre while the other remains
Deputies are actively pursuing the whereabouts of the juvenile
on the lam.
On 29 Feb 04 Amy N. Close, age 19, 21690 State Route 339, Beverly,
reported an acquaintance may have stolen her purse from her
home on 28 Feb 04. This case remains under investigation (200).
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Melissa Ann Brogle, age 29, Route 2 Box 305,
Mineral Wells, WV, for OVI, driving outside marked lanes of
possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.
Brogle was arrested on State Route 7 by the Ohio State Highway
Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 29
04 at 2:55 am.
James Edward Shoeppner Jr., age 46, 113 Vine Street Apt. C,
Marietta, for three misdemeanor counts of domestic violence.
was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Kapple of the
Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 29 Feb 04 at 5:54 pm.