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Archive of 08-05-04

Near midnight on 5 Aug 04 Tina A. McCarty, age 40, 125 Hickory Street, Lowell, reported seeing an unknown male pushing her son’s ATV down the driveway. When confronted the seventeen year old and his non-accomplice friend fled. Ms. McCarty caught up to the pair as they entered the Fox Den on State Route 821. Deputy Sheriff Wells contacted the suspect at the Fox Den and as a result of his investigation requested a summons for the seventeen year old to appear in juvenile court.

On 5 Aug 04 Jay E. Wagner, age 45, 284 Cats Creek Road, Lowell, reported a Yard Machine riding lawn mower with a forty-two inch cutting deck and a green dog box with a stainless steel door were stolen from a property he owns at 2430 Sand Hill Road, Marietta. This case remains under investigation (597).

On 5 Aug 04 an employee of the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, 90 Mount Tom Road, Marietta, reported a hundred dollars in cash and three personal checks were stolen from the organization earlier that afternoon. This case remains under investigation (597).

On 5 Aug 04 a fourteen year old Little Hocking resident reported his sixteen year old sister threatened to kill him because he did not answer a call on call waiting from his sister’s boyfriend. In consequence Deputy Sheriff Stackpole requested a summons for the sixteen year old to appear in juvenile court.

On 5 Aug 04 Sgt. Hiatt responded to the scene of the death of a sixty-two year old Marietta man. No foul play is suspected; the death appears to be due to natural causes (690) (1091).

On 5 Aug 04 Lt. Wilson initiated a traffic stop on State Route 7 at the Belpre Exit after observing a vehicle traveling on County Road 51 operating with one functioning headlight. As Lt. Wilson approached, William R. Simers, age 44, 35 Wildwood Lake Road, Coolville, exited the vehicle. Lt. Wilson noticed Mr. Simers smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes and observed an open beer can on the floorboard. Mr. Simers admitted consuming the beer while he was driving and performed poorly on following field sobriety tests. Arriving at the scene, Deputy Sheriff Stackpole performed a search of the vehicle and found an unloaded .22 caliber pistol, which was a violation of a protection order, behind the front seat. While being taken into custody Lt. Wilson also found a bag of marijuana in the pocket of Mr. Simers. Charged with having a weapon while under disability, the improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, .08 breath OVI, possession of drugs, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle and for violating a court ordered protection order, Mr. Simers was transported to the Washington County Jail where he was given the option to post a $7,450 bond.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Michael P. Hollingsworth, age 25, 2255 Blue Knob Hill Road, Marietta, for littering, obstructing official business and for three counts of contempt of a court order, all misdemeanors. Hollingsworth was arrested on Greene Street in Marietta by Patrolman Hickey of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 04 at 4:30 am.

Amber Lynn Lowers, age 23, 703 Ninth Street, Marietta, for five felony charges of forgery as well as felony and misdemeanor charges of theft. Lowers was arrested her residence by Sgt. Hiatt of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 04 at 9:45 am.

Jason Alvin Harguess, age 33, 2367 Moody Ridge Road, Vincent, for passing bad checks, a misdemeanor. Harguess was picked up in Morgan County by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 04 at 10:30 am.

Timothy Alan Hall, age 32, 10 Browns Road Apt. 2B, Marietta, a fugitive from justice, a felony. Hall was arrested his residence by Sgt. Hiatt of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 04 at 11:15 am.

Justin Allen Harris, age 22, Ridge Road, Lowell, for contempt, a misdemeanor. Harris was arrested his residence by Detective Schuck of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 04 at 3:00 pm.

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