Archive of 07-16-05
On 16 Jul 05 Deputy Sheriffs Rhodes, Smithberger
and Stackpole began patrolling the vicinity of Huck Road and
Waterford Road after receiving a report of a female lying in
the roadway. While en route the Deputies learned a shirtless
male was attempting to assist or wake a female off the road.
Deputies Smithberger and Rhodes encountered the two individuals
and their vehicle parked in the roadway. Noticeably intoxicated,
Carrie R. Sparks, age 43, 440 Francis Road, Lowell, stated
she and her husband were driving from a residence in Lower
Salem when they engaged in an argument and that she drove the
vehicle to its current location. Mrs. Sparks submitted to field
sobriety tests with poor results, was arrested for OVI and
transported to the Washington County Jail.
On 16 Jul 05 Sgt. Gherke and Deputy Sheriff
Norman received information pertaining to an unidentified male
lurking in the bushes near the beginning of Mound Drive in
Oak Grove. The suspect, Allen Biehl, age 34, 125 Rummer Road,
Marietta, told neighboring residents he was monitoring his
wife’s activities, concerned there were drugs in his
wife’s car with their children. Sgt. Gherke stopped the
vehicle to investigate the claim and with the owner’s
permission, searched the vehicle but found no drugs or children
in the vehicle. Noting the presence of a protection order the
wife has against Mr. Biehl, Deputy Norman requested a warrant
for Mr. Biehl for violating the terms of a protection order.
On 16 Jul 05 Deputy Sheriffs Rhodes and Smithberger
conducted a traffic stop on US 50 after observing a white
Chrysler nearly strike the vehicle it was following as its
to turn. Noticing an odor of alcohol on the driver, Linda
J. Vineyard, age 55, 51909 State Route 681, Reedsville, OH,
Smithberger asked Ms. Vineyard if she consumed any alcohol,
to which she replied vodka. Also indications of her intoxicated
state, Ms. Vineyard had glassy, bloodshot eyes and performed
poorly on subsequent field sobriety tests. As a result, Deputy
Smithberger arrested Ms. Vineyard for OVI, for failure to
reinstate her operator’s license and for failure to signal
and transported her to the Washington County Jail.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Mark Alan Myers, age 48, 183 Windy Ridge Road,
Vincent, for OVI, for possession of drugs, for possession of
drug paraphernalia and for having an inoperable license plate
light. Myers was arrested on Culver Ridge Road by Deputy Sheriff
Evans and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Jul
05 at 12:15 am.
Cory Dean Gilliam, age 30, 207 Market Street Apt. 3, Marietta,
for domestic violence, a felony. Gilliam was arrested at his
residence by Patrolman McCracken of the Marietta City Police
Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on
16 Jul 05 at 1:30 am.
Linda Joyce Vineyard, age 55, 51909 State Route 681, Reedsville,
OH, for .08 breath OVI, for failure to reinstate her operator’s
license and for failure to signal, all misdemeanors. Vineyard
was arrested on US 50 by Deputy Sheriff Smithberger and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 16 Jul 05 at 4:40 am.
Connie Ruth Sparks, age 43, 440 Francis Road, Lowell, for
.08 breath OVI, a misdemeanor. Sparks was arrested in Muskingum
Township by Deputy Sheriff Rhodes and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 16 Jul 05 at 8:49 am.