Archive of 06-12-04
On 12 Jun 04 Deputy Mankins initiated a traffic
stop near the intersection of Second and Scammel Streets after
observing the driver of vehicle was operating without his headlights
on and failed to stop at a flashing red light. Thereupon speaking
with the driver, Deputy Mankins noticed an odor of alcohol and
believed the two male occupants to be under twenty-one years
of age. After being given a false name Deputy Mankins learned
the driver of the vehicle was fifteen years old. He tested above
the legal limit on a BAC test and was issued citations for OVI
and operating without a license. The passenger, a seventeen
year old, was also tested and determined to be under the influence
of alcohol. Both juveniles were summonsed to appear in juvenile
court and released to the custody of their parents.
On 12 Jun 04 a fifteen year old Marietta resident
reported her father hit her. An investigation by Deputy Sheriff
Brown concluded the daughter’s actions were unruly and
she was attempting to be removed from the home.
On 12 Jun 04 Deputy Sheriff Mankins initiated
a traffic stop after observing a vehicle swerve into the right
lane as it traveled east on the Putnam Street bridge. In speaking
with the driver Deputy Mankins observed an open bottle of beer
behind the passenger’s leg and requested the driver, Ira
D. Blair, age 19, 65 Beardley Road, Lowell, perform field sobriety.
Mr. Blair successfully completed the tests but admitted taking
a drink of beer because he was thirsty and was arrested for
underage consumption of alcohol. While arresting the passenger,
Eric C. Morris, age 22, 179A Smith Drive, Marietta, for consuming
alcohol in a motor vehicle Deputy Mankins found brass knuckles
in his back pocket, resulting in an additional charge of carrying
a concealed weapon. Both were then transported to the Washington
On 12 Jun 04 Sgt. Underwood and Deputy Sheriff
Norman were dispatched to the Kardex building at 27851 State
Route 7, Marietta, in response to a domestic dispute in progress.
Gayle Seals, age 19, PO Box 39, Clairington, OH, stated she
was collecting her belongings from a vehicle she was exchanging
with her estranged husband Teddy, age 28, 581 Old Baker Road,
Baker, WV, when he became angry and attempted to pull her from
the car. Mrs. Seals’ boyfriend tried to intervene but
was pushed by Mr. Seals hard enough to knock his glasses from
his face and eventually ended up pulling the boyfriend’s
hair and choking him. As a result, Mr. Seals was arrested for
domestic violence and assault and transported to the Washington
On 12 Jun 04 Deputy Sheriff Mankins was called
to the scene of a vehicle fire on State Route 7 near Dana Road
in Newport. The driver of the vehicle, David D. Campbell, age
24, 1308 Williamson Avenue Apt. 2F, New Matamoras, stated he
left the car along the road because it was making odd noises
and overheating. Mr. Campbell left the scene with a relative
and the vehicle later caught fire. This case remains under investigation
On 12 Jun 04 Kris Brannan, age 28, 836 Pike Street
Apt. 6, Marietta, reported Jason Malone, age 26, 26121 State
Route 7 Lot G, Marietta, woke him by banging on his door and
upon opening the door Mr. Malone called him a “snitch”
and struck him in the face with a fist. Falling to the floor
the quarrel continued and ended as Mr. Malone rose and kicked
Mr. Brannan in the head several times. Deputy Sheriff Mankins
confirmed the sequence of events with witnesses, located Mr.
Malone at his residence, arrested him for assault and transported
him to the Washington County Jail.
On 12 Jun 04 the Washington County Sheriff’s
began assisting the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office
concerning the theft of cash from the safe of a business in
On 12 Jun 04 Traci Pryor, age 43, 16853 State
Route 555, reported finding what appeared to be a bullet hole
in the window of her vehicle while parked outside her residence.
This case remains under investigation (586).
On 12 Jun 04 Margaret E. Reed, age 18, 1520 Orange
Road Lot 101, Ashland, OH, reported while patronizing the Pit
Stop off exit 6 on Interstate 77, her step-father Rex A. Goodsite,
age 42, 1520 Orange Road Lot 101, Ashland, was intoxicated and
causing alarm to other patrons of the business. Accordingly,
Mr. Goodsite was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication
transported to the Washington County Jail.
On 12 Jun 04 Deputy Sheriff Eddy investigated
a single vehicle accident near mile post six on County Road
9. Zachary D. Holshu, age 18, 170 Bowersock Road, Reno, was
negotiating a turn while westbound on the road when he lost
control of his Chevy Cavalier in the wet, loose gravel and struck
an embankment causing the vehicle to roll over. The vehicle
sustained heavy damage while Mr. Holshu and his passenger were
uninjured. As a result of the crash Mr. Holshu was issued a
citation for failure to control.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Christopher James Brown, age 43, 370 Cisler Ridge
Road, New Matamoras, for OVI, no seat belt, operating without
a license and driving outside the marked lanes of travel, all
misdemeanors. Brown was arrested in New Matamoras by the Ohio
State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 12 Jun 04 at 1:05 am.
Robert Edward Carpenter, age 30, 2020 Bear Run
Road, Reno, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing
on unpaid fines and for driving under suspension, both misdemeanors.
Carpenter was arrested in Marietta by the Ohio State Highway
Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 12 Jun
04 at 3:00 am.
Robert Thomas Bowles, age 27, 44604 County Road
23, Coschocton, OH, for OVI and driving outside the marked lanes
of travel, both misdemeanors. Bowles was arrested on Interstate
77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 12 Jun 04 at 4:40 am.
Brenda Sue Ward, age 48, 409 Ingram Road, Newport,
for felonious assault. Ward was arrested at her residence by
Detective Sirianni of the Washington County Sheriff’s
Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 12 Jun
04 at 5:15 am.
Jason Homer Malone, age 26, 26121 State Route
7 Apt. G, Marietta, for assault, a misdemeanor. Malone was arrested
on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff Mankins and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 12 Jun 04 at 7:00 am.
Stephen Carl Vansickle, age 48, 41 Lexington Park
Drive, Vienna, WV, for OVI, driving under suspension, no seat
belt and failure to control, all misdemeanors. Vansickle was
arrested on Watertown Road by the Ohio State Highway Patrol
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 12 Jun 04 at
Teddy Russell Seals II, age 28, 581 Old Baker
Road, Lot 8, Baker, WV, for domestic violence and assault, both
misdemeanors. Seals was arrested at the Kardex building by Deputy
Sheriff Norman and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 12 Jun 04 at 5:55 pm.
Rex Allan Goodsite, age 42, 1520 Orange Road Lot
101, Ashland, OH, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a
misdemeanor. Goodsite was arrested at the Pit Stop by Deputy
Sheriff Rhodes and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 12 Jun 04 at 7:30 pm.