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Archive of 08-26-04

On 26 Aug 04 an employee of Napoli’s Pizza at 6965 State Route 339, Vincent, reported receiving a bad check in the amount of $14.89 on 9 Jun 04. This case remains under investigation (8411).

On 26 Aug 04 Deputy Sheriff Evans began an investigation into an assault that occurred at 15590 State Route 555 in Cutler. Deputy Evans spoke with the victim Denise Fought, age 44, 55 Pine Street, Davisville, WV, at St. Joseph’s Hospital where she was recovering injuries suffered at the hand of her boyfriend Geoffrey A. Davis, age 48. An argument reached its crescendo when Mr. Davis burst into the bedroom where Ms. Fought was watching television and backhanded her in the mouth. Mr. Davis continued to assault Ms. Fought throughout and outside the home, striking her head against the ground and kicking her numerous times before returning inside and barricading the front door shut. Ms. Fought was later able to escape the home with the assistance of her mother to receive medical care. Based on the severity of Ms. Fought’s injuries, Deputy Evans appeared at the residence to arrest Mr. Davis for felonious assault and abduction only for Mr. Davis to flee on foot. With the assistance of Deputy McLeish and his bloodhound Beauregard, Mr. Davis was tracked approximately three miles through the wilderness and finally apprehended near the cemetery in Bartlett. Mr. Davis was then transported to the Washington County Jail where he is being held without bond.

On 26 Aug 04 a Macksburg resident reported a town hall meeting held on 17 Aug 04 was out of control. This case remains under investigation (500).

On 26 Aug 04 Charles B. Brown, age 72, 1115 Coal Run Road, Marietta, reported during the past five weeks a Yard Man shredder, a Craftsman air compressor and a chainsaw were stolen from his garage and storage building. This case remains under investigation (296).

On 26 Aug 04 Stephanie O’Brien, age 28, 2610 Braun Road, Belpre, reported her live-in boyfriend Steven Barnhart, age 50, woke her up screaming and held her arms down while continuing to berate her. Determining Ms. O’Brien was in fear for her safety, Deputy Sheriff Stackpole requested a summons for Mr. Barnhart for domestic violence.

On 26 Aug 04 a fifteen year old Reno resident reported her father threatened her and her siblings for not taking care of their animals. Through conflicting statements Deputy Sheriff Gherke could not substantiate any threat or claim of physical contact.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Brent A. Dunn, age 20, 85 Dunn Lane, New Matamoras, for falsification for making a false statement in a document on 30 Jun 04.

Joyce A. Joy, age 60, 90 Ferncliff Drive, Marietta, for failing to require her dog to wear a dog tag.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Geoffrey Allen Davis, age 48, PO Box 48, Bartlett, for felonious assault, felony abduction and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Davis was arrested in Bartlett by Deputy Sheriff Evans and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Aug 04 at 7:20 pm.

Jason Michael Temple, age 26, 936 Sharpe Hospital Road, Weston, WV, for a felony charge of receiving stolen property and two misdemeanor charges of failure to appear. Temple turned himself in to Patrolman Smeeks at the Belpre City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Aug 04 at 9:15 pm.

Alicia Dawn Hanson, age 20, 18189 State Route 339, Waterford, for perjury, a felony. Hanson was arrested at her residence by Detective Warden of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 26 Aug 04 at 9:50 pm.

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