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Archive of 07-23-05

On 23 Jul 05 Deputy Sheriff Parks issued a citation to Danita K. Hiley, age 45, Route 1 Box 223, West Union, WV, for failure to obey a traffic control device. Deputy Parks stopped Ms. Hiley after she failed to stop at the intersection of State Route 7 and State Route 807 in Newport Township.

On 23 Jul 05 Jessica D. Beaver, age 23, 101 Evans Street, Newport, phoned the Sheriff’s Office to report her former boyfriend and father of her child, Jason D. Smith, age 27, 40 Mitchell Street, Newport, assaulted her when she delivered property to him for the care of their child. Mrs. Beaver further elaborated that she was speaking calmly when Mr. Smith began shouting and threatening to shoot her husband and father in law. Attempting to flee the situation, Mr. Smith also struck Mrs. Beaver as she sat in the driver’s seat of her vehicle. Consequently, Deputy Sheriff Simmons arrested Mr. Smith for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

On 23 Jul 05 Deputy Sheriff Malone began an investigation to a breaking and entering at Drayer Service Center and at Lang’s Flooring on BF Goodrich Road in Marietta. The owner of Drayer reported no property missing while the owner of Lang’s reported $80-120 stolen from the cash box in his desk drawer. This case remains under investigation.

On 23 Jul 05 Deputy Sheriff McLeish responded to the scene of a domestic dispute at 208 ½ Seventh Street, Beverly. Upon arrival Angela M. Thompson, age 26, stated her live-in boyfriend Ramey L. Hart, age 28, assaulted her. When she refused Mr. Hart’s request to use the car to go out and party, she stated he grabbed a brick and began breaking the side windows, mirrors and the windshield of the vehicle before turning on her. Running into their apartment, Mr. Hart followed her and struck her to the floor with a chair then commenced kicking her then absconded. Therefrom his behavior, Deputy McLeish requested a warrant for Mr. Hart for domestic violence.

On 23 Jul 05 a forty-six year old Little Hocking resident reported when she unplugged the family computer because her foster son would not decrease the volume, the fifteen year old became verbally abusive, pushed her against the wall and demanded she allow him to listen to the music. When she refused the juvenile struck her in the arm and threatened to have his friends harm her, then stormed off to his bedroom and punching the door. As a result of the juvenile’s actions Sgt. Gherke requested a summons for the juvenile to appear in Juvenile Court and also that he be removed from the residence.

On 23 Jul 05 Sgt. Gherke responded to a report of a 2002 Chevy Silverado stolen from Catfisherman’s Paradise on State Route 7. Upon further investigation Sgt. Gherke ascertained that a juvenile on a work detail from the Washington County Juvenile Detention Center fled his trash collecting duties to the catfish pond, stole the truck and headed south on State Route 7 at a high rate of speed. In consequence Sgt. Gherke requested a warrant for the fifteen year old for being delinquent.

On 23 Jul 05 Ella M. Newlon, age 57, 2570 Lowell Hill Road, reported between 5 pm and midnight that night an unknown individual entered her vehicle, stealing her purse containing $240 and three credit cards. This case remains under investigation (296).

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Jeremy Ray Braun, age 21, 195 Caywood Road, Marietta, for failure to appear and for possession of drugs, both misdemeanors. Braun was arrested on state Route 821 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jul 05 at 12:05 am.

Dustin Keith Venham, age 25, 1060 Sugar Run Road, Marietta, for operating without a license, for having faulty equipment and for being a repeat traffic offender, all misdemeanors. Venham was arrested on state Route 821 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Jul 05 at 12:05 am.

Amanda Marie Chestnut, age 38, 2068 Red Barn Lane, Bowling Green, FL, for OVI, for driving under an OVI suspended license, for criminal damaging/endangering and for two counts of breach of recognizance, all misdemeanors. Chestnut was picked up in Okeechobee, FL by Deputy Sheriff Doak and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jul 05 at 5:00 pm.

Jason Eugene Barnes, age 28, 108 Seventh Street Apt. 2, Marietta, for two felony charges of domestic violence. Barnes was arrested on Pike Street in Marietta by Patrolman Huffman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jul 05 at 9:15 pm.

Ramey Lee Hart, age 28, Beverly, for domestic violence and for contempt of a court order, both misdemeanors. Hart turned himself in to Deputy Sheriff McLeish turned himself and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jul 05 at 9:45 pm.

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