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Archive of 05-01-06

On 1 May 06, while making a check of the men’s dormitory of the Washington County Jail, Corrections Officer Lagasse investigated a complaint of an inmate singing loudly in a foreign language. After speaking to the inmate Officer Lagasse believed Jason H. Malone, age 28, 85 Forshey Road, Reno, calmed down. Mr. Malone then stated when he was released from jail he planned on giving four corrections officers a “hot dot,” meaning the sensation one gets after being shot. During a subsequent check of Mr. Malone’s dormitory, one of the threatened officers reported seeing Mr. Malone make a handgun gesture with his fingers. As a result of Mr. Malone’s actions, Sgt. Carr requested summonses for Mr. Malone for four counts of aggravated menacing.

On 1 May 06 Deputy Sheriff Morris issued a citation to Leah M. Tolle, age 24, 652 Phillips Street Apt. 1, Marietta, for failure to obey a traffic control device. Deputy Morris stopped Ms. Tolle after she failed to stop at a flashing red light at the intersection of Cogswell Lane and State Route 7 in Marietta.

On 1 May 06 David Money, age 71, 755 Taber Ridge Road, Bartlett, was reported missing by a family member. Mr. Money, who is mentally challenged, walked away from his residence around noon. Participating in the search were the Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 and Aviation Units as well as other local agencies. The Aviation unit, piloted by Chief Deputy Stephens, spotted Mr. Money nearly three hours later and radioed his location to ground units.

On 1 May 06 Melissa K. Martin, age 20, 3185 Highland Ridge Road, Lowell, was traveling northbound on State Route 821 north of State Route 60 when a deer jumped out from the tree line into the passenger side of her Dodge Neon. Neither Ms. Martin nor her passenger suffered injuries during the collision that caused functional damage to her vehicle (1184).

On 1 May 06 Erica Earhart, age 18, 1110 Hocking Road Apt. B, Belpre, reported when she awoke that morning she noticed her vehicle’s trunk was open. Examining the vehicle, Ms. Earhart deduced that an unknown suspect broke a passenger side window, opened the trunk using a trunk release switch an stole two speakers and a binder containing over a hundred CD’s. This case remains under investigation (1090).

On 1 May 06 a thirty-three year old Lower Salem resident reported for the last three months the rules she and her husband instigated to discipline their fourteen year old daughter have failed to correct her behavior. The mother stated her daughter frequently leaves school without permission, fails to abide by house rules and constantly picks fights with her siblings. As a result of the juvenile’s behavior, Sgt. Hiatt requested a summons for her to appear in Juvenile Court for being unruly.

On 1 May 06 Gerald Harris, age 84, 255 Silver Globe Road, Marietta, reported after his wife viewed what appeared to be a bullet hole in their bedroom window he noticed a second bullet hole in the siding of their home. This case remains under investigation (1090).

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Amber L. Sparks, age 24, 313 Franklin Street, Marietta, for breach of recognizance for failing to complete seventy hours of community service and for not paying court costs.

Phillip E. Pope III, age 48, 896 Jones Avenue, Ravenna, OH, for contempt for failing to appear on an order to show cause on 17 Apr 06.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Charles Hiram Dockham II, age 53, 4540 Jack Brown Road, Salisbury, NC, for carrying a concealed weapon and speeding, both misdemeanors. Dockham was arrested on State Route 7 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 1 May 06 at 6:00 am.

Robert Matthew Parrish, age 29, Caldwell, for aggravated burglary, burglary and robbery, all felonies. Parrish was picked up at the Noble Correctional Institution by Deputy Sheriff O’Brien and processed into the Washington County Jail on 1 May 06 at 10:30 am.

Brian Russell Morgan, age 23, 106 Twila Court, Marietta, for failure to appear, a felony. Morgan was picked up in Tuscarawas County by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail on 1 May 06 at 3:40 pm.

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