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Archive of 05-24-04

On 24 May 04 Howard F. Deaton, age 77, 415 Front Street, New Matamoras, reported the accumulation of unsightly refuse along Township Road 422 in Newport over the last five years. This case remains under investigation (695).

On 24 May 04 Jennifer Brannan, age 26, 924 Robinson Hill Road, Marietta, reported she was shorted ten dollars in change after making a purchase via the drive through of the 550 Café on Saturday evening. This case remains under investigation (597).

On 24 May 04 Deputy Sheriff Gherke was dispatched to the home of Marandia E. Blouir, age 23, 2245 Silver Globe Road, Marietta, in response to a domestic violence complaint. Ms. Blouir stated she asked her former live-in boyfriend Nathaniel Elder, age 29, 940 Layman Road, Vincent, to come to her house to pick up his belongings. Mr. Elder followed Ms. Blouir to the bedroom to retrieve several items but blocked the doorway prohibiting her exit. Mr. Elder then grabbed Ms. Blouir by the arms, threw her down on the bed and held her down by the throat. Freeing herself by a barrage of kicks, Ms. Blouir fled to the kitchen an ordered Mr. Elder out of the residence. Mr. Elder left but not before kicking holes in the wall and a cabinet and also cutting the outside phone line. Based on his investigation Deputy Gherke arrested Mr. Elder for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

On 24 May 04 a twenty-one year old Marietta resident reported receiving harassing phone calls from an acquaintance. Sgt. Hiatt determined the woman already filed a complaint with the Marietta City Police Department.

On 24 May 04 Gregg A. Baker, age 29, 28002 Clark Road, Coolville, reported, while it was broken down and parked along Township Road 298 near US 50, an unknown suspect(s) stole a jack from, rolled over and pushed his 1990 Dodge Caravan into a ditch. This case remains under investigation (200).

On 24 May 04 Sgt. Jobes issued a citation to Matthew K. Burke, age 33, 1416 Hocking Road, Belpre, for driving under suspension. Sgt. Jobes issued the citation as a result of an investigation, during which he surmised that the domestic dispute began after Mr. Burke returned home after driving on Hocking Road and in the course of exiting his truck, opened his truck door into the side of his wife’s rental car. Sgt. Jobes also determined the charge of domestic violence was unfounded.

On 24 May 04 a bus driver with the Frontier Local School District reported an unknown suspect(s) broke the windshield of a bus by throwing rocks. Roger Myers, age 53, 20533 State Route 26, Marietta, also reported a rock had been thrown through the front window of his store. These cases remain under investigation (684).

On 24 May 04 Deputy Sheriff Rhodes issued a citation to John Bowman, age 40, 2706 Hugh Street, Parkersburg, WV, for failure to obey a traffic control device. Deputy Rhodes stopped Mr. Bowman at the intersection of State Route 339 and State Route 550 in Barlow Township after Mr. Booth’s failed to obey the flashing red lights at the intersection.

On 24 May 04 Sgt. Underwood issued a citation to Linda L. Warren, age 55, 13 Civitan Park Front, Marietta, for failure to obey a traffic control device. Sgt. Underwood stopped Ms. Warren after she made no attempt to stop while turning from Market Street onto Fort Harmar Drive in Marietta.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

William J. Dawson, age 20, 413 Savage Apts. 13th Street, Parkersburg, for theft.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

David William Long II, age 27, 580 Albright Road, Waterford, for a misdemeanor charge of violating the terms of his probation. Long was arrested at the Washington County Jail by Corrections Officer Carr of Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the jail on 24 May 04 at 11:00 am.

Hoy Dale McCormick Jr., age 43, PO Box 5028, Vienna, WV, for misdemeanor charges of breach of recognizance, aggravated menacing and criminal trespassing. McCormick was picked up at the Franklin County Jail by Patrolman Combs of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 May 04 at 9:00 pm.

Florizel W. Woodford, age 52, 11355 State Route 26, Marietta, for a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing. Woodford was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Hickey of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 May 04 at 11:15 pm.

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