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Archive of 03-10-05

On 10 Mar 05 Jo Edwards, age 46, 101 Dunedin Road, Marietta, reported her vehicle and the vehicles of neighbor’s in the vicinity of her street were entered and approximately eighty dollars in cash and four CD’s stolen from inside. This case remains under investigation (296).

On 10 Mar 05 Deputy Sheriffs Gherke and Parks responded to a possible domestic dispute at the home of Candy Burke, age 32, 1416 Hocking Road, Belpre. Ms. Burke advised the Deputies that on this date Matthew Burke, age 33, was highly intoxicated and creating a disturbance so she left their residence for a friend’s home to avoid an argument. Mr. Burke began calling her, saying he was going to burn her clothing. When she arrived back at her residence she found her clothes in tatters and Mr. Burke threatening to burn the house, dousing hairspray on the couch. Unsuccessfully igniting the couch, Mr. Burke retrieved a can of lighter fluid and diesel fuel and spread the flammables throughout the house. His efforts thwarted by a housemate, Mr. Burke fled the area to be found later hiding under a neighbor’s truck. Subsequent to being read his rights Mr. Burke admitted dumping the flammables in the house in an effort to scare his housemates, was arrested for attempted aggravated arson and transported to the Washington County Jail.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Patrick A. Brannan, age 43, 50 Railroad Street, Whipple, for OVI and for speeding on 22 Oct 04.

James D. Johnson, age 34, 2720 Beach Drive, Belpre, for domestic violence and for possession of Vicodin, a Schedule III controlled substance, on 25 Sep 04.

Connie L. Cook, age 51, 23 Bethel Place, Washington, WV, for contempt for failing to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines in the sum of $69.55.

Derek M. Fortney, age 22, 2208 State Route 339, Belpre, for failing to appear for a scheduled trial on 2 Mar 05.

Jeanine Q. Lane, age 36, 1460 Barrett South Road, Vincent, for failing to register a dog of more than three months of age on 13 Jan 05.

Mike L. Weatherholt, age 28, for knowingly offer to sell marijuana in a quantity less than two hundred grams on 27 Sep 04.

Ronald G. West, age 29, 210 Front Street Apt. 2, Marietta, for failing to appear for a scheduled trial on 16 Feb 05.

The following individual wAS processed into the Washington County Jail:

Robert Allen Dobbins, age 39, 12787 State Route 676, Watertown, for failure to appear for a debtor’s exam. Dobbins was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Parks and processed into the Washington County Jail on 10 Mar 05 at 9:50 pm.

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