Archive of 12-31-04
On 31 Dec 04 a sixteen year old New Matamoras
resident reported a storage building outside her home was forcibly
entered and a Nintendo 64 stolen from inside. This case remains
under investigation (200).
On 31 Deputy Sheriff Evans was dispatched
to New Matamoras in response to public reports of a vehicle
operating erratically, the driver then asleep in the vehicle
parked in New Matamoras, then driving on State Route 7 with
the headlights turned off. Deputy Evans located the vehicle
and its driver on State Route 7 and initiated a traffic stop.
Detecting an odor of alcohol, Deputy Evans administered field
sobriety tests on Elizabeth A. Morris, age 59, 62928 Sigman
Road, Cambridge. Following her poor performance on the tests,
Deputy Evans arrested Ms. Morris for OVI and transported her
to the Washington County Jail.
On 31 Dec 04 Deputy Sheriff Spencer issued
citations to a seventeen year old male and a sixteen year old
female, both of Vincent for operating four wheelers on Moody
On 31 Dec 04 Lt. Wilson initiated a traffic
stop near mile post twenty on State Route 550 for the vehicle
having a broken tail light. In speaking with the driver, Angela
Moat, age 21, 960 Christy Road, Fleming, Lt. Wilson noticed
an odor of alcohol and requested Ms. Moats perform field sobriety
tests. Ms. Moats admitted consuming alcohol and following poor
performance on the sobriety tests, was arrested for OVI and
transported to the Washington County Jail.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Jason Ray Luke, age 22, 525 Fifth Street,
Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony.
Luke was arrested on Second Street in Marietta by Probation
Officer Gault and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 31 Dec 04 at 2:30 am.
Angela Dawn Moat, age 21, 960 Christy Road, Fleming, for .08
breath OVI, a misdemeanor. Moat was arrested on State Route
550 by Lt. Wilson of the Washington County Sheriff’s
Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 31
Dec 04 at 3:30 am.
Shawn Michael Fleming, age 30, 30 Coal Run Road, Marietta,
for a felony charge of violating the terms of his probation
and misdemeanor charges of .08 breath OVI, operating without
a license, for driving under an FRA suspended license, for
not wearing a seat belt, for driving outside the marked lanes
of travel and for failing to comply with the signal of an officer.
Fleming was arrested on County Road 2 by the Ohio State Highway
Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 31
Dec 04 at 3:50 am.
Vera Gay Johnson, age 53, 115 ½ Court Street Apt. F,
Ripley, WV, for OVI and operating with license plates belonging
to the vehicle’s former owner, both misdemeanors. Johnson
was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Williams of the Belpre
City Police Department and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 31 Dec 04 at 11:30 am.
Philip Wiley Kinney, age 48, 601 Fourth Street, Williamstown,
for a felony charge of criminal damaging and a misdemeanor
charge of domestic violence. Kinney turned himself in to Deputy
Sheriff Mankins and was processed into the Washington County
Jail on 31 Dec 04 at 6:35 pm.
Joshua Scott Gibson, age 20, 109 Washington Street, Marietta,
for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Gibson
was arrested on Pleasant Ridge Road by Deputy Sheriff Mankins
and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 31 Dec
04 at 10:00 pm.