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Archive of 06-21-04

MARIJUANA ORGANIZATION INVESTIGATION

During June 2004 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic’s Unit began an investigation into the distribution of large quantities of marijuana in the Marietta area from a source in Columbus, OH.

In consequence to intelligence gained, search warrants were executed in Marietta at the residence of Aaron Sarver, age 18, 210 Wooster Street, Marietta and Robert Boyce, age 48, 300 Phillips Street. Small amounts of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and other items indicating trafficking were obtained at Mr. Sarver’s residence resulting in the arrest of Mr. Sarver for trafficking in drugs. Over 14 pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and items indicating trafficking were also seized from the home of Mr. Boyce.

On June 21 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic’s Unit assisted the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office and Columbus City Police Department Narcotics Units in the arrest and seizure of a vehicle owned by Richard Parker, aka Ricky, age 44, 463 Alden Avenue, Columbus, OH. Parker was arrested and is being held in the Muskingum County Jail after he was observed selling 13 pounds of marijuana near Red Lobster in Zanesville.

A related search warrant was also executed by the Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force at the residence of Bernard Richards, 212 Second Street, Williamstown, WV. As a result of the search, the Task Forced seized twenty-two pounds of marijuana, $15,000 in cash, and two vehicles. Also assisting in this search were the Williamstown Police Department the Parkersburg Police Department, whose K-9 unit was responsible for the discovery of 15 pounds of marijuana hidden in an outbuilding at the residence.

On 21 Jun 04 an employee of the Washington County Home, 845 County House Lane, Marietta, reported Clint R. Carpenter, age 21, left the home without permission. Mr. Carpenter was later located sleeping in an outbuilding at his mother’s residence and returned to the County Home (1184) (1091).

On 21 Jun 04 an employee of Napoli’s Pizza, 6965 State Route 339, Barlow, reported an unknown suspect(s) shot paintballs at the business, splattering ten shots on the business’ window. This case remains under investigation (1203).

On 21 Jun 04 a Vincent resident reported for the past two weeks a neighbor has repeatedly exposed himself. This case remains under investigation (1203).

On 21 Jun 04 Teresa Dye, age 39, 2231 McGill Road, Belpre, reported her mailbox and post were stolen between 16 and 17 Jun. This case remains under investigation (597).

On 21 Jun 04 Donald L. Spung, age 57, 1881 Watertown Road, Waterford, reported between 12 and 18 Jun, an unknown suspect(s) stole a self-propelled Yard Machine lawn mower belonging to the Waterford United Methodist Church at 15759 Waterford Road in Waterford. This case remains under investigation (597).

On 21 Jun 04 William Brannan, age 19, 836 Pike Street Apt. 3, Marietta, reported a neighbor brandished a gun toward him. Upon interrogation Mr. Brannan recanted his claim stating he fabricated the claim because he was angry with the alleged suspect. A summons for falsification has been requested for Mr. Brannan (500).

On 21 Jun 04 Tamara Lang, age 41, 2915 Plum Run Road, Waterford, reported after paying a local business $14,000 to begin construction on a log home in August of 2003, the business has failed to complete the work. This case remains under investigation (597).

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrant:

Venson E. Moore III, age 27, 319 Wall Avenue, Cambridge, for burglary, on 17 Jun 04 did by force, stealth, or deception, trespass in an occupied structure or in a separately secured or separately occupied portion of an occupied structure, when another person other than an accomplice of the offender is present, with purpose to commit in the structure or in the separately secured or separately occupied portion of the structure any criminal offense.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

William Thomas Gilliam, age 40, 390 Bella Vista Drive, Marietta, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, a misdemeanor. Gilliam was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Titus of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 04 at 2:42 am.

Robert Lee Bush, age 46, 410 Main Street Apt. D, Waterford, for failure to confine or restrain a dog, a misdemeanor. Bush turned himself in to Lt. Ketelsen of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 04 at 9:10 am.

Jamie Russell Jones, age 26, Caldwell, for breaking and entering and theft, both felonies. Jones was picked up at the Noble County Correctional Facility in Caldwell by Deputy Sheriff O’Brien and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 04 at 9:55 am.

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