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Archive of 07-20-07

On 20 Jul 07 Deputy Sheriff Staats conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that left the Outskirts Bar spinning and squealing its tires as it entered State Route 550 and nearly struck his cruiser as it turned onto Dodd Run Road. The driver of the vehicle, Troy E. McKown, age 24, 165 Dodd Run Road, Marietta, had a strong odor of alcohol and an open can of Budweiser in the console of his truck. Mr. McKown was unsteady on his feet and performed poorly on subsequent sobriety tests. Arrested for OVI and transported to the Washington County Jail, Mr. McKown tested .169% BAC.

On 20 Jul 07 Larry Dale Haught Jr., age 46, 555 Dodd Run Road, Marietta, was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Morris for OVI and failure to signal. Deputy Morris observed Mr. Haught failed to signal when turning from State Route 550 onto Dodd Run Road. As Mr. Haught exited his vehicle to hand Deputy Morris his license, Mr. Haught stated he was drinking at the Outskirts Bar and that he consumed between six and nine shots of Crown Royal. Mr. Haught submitted to field sobriety tests even though he said he would not pass. Following his poor performance on the tests Mr. Haught was transported to the Washington County Jail where he tested .153% BAC.

On 20 Jul 07 an employee of LA Pipeline, 20 Mill Branch Road, Belpre, reported when he arrived at work that morning he noticed a Lincoln welder and a Dynomax plasma cutter were missing from inside their building. This case remains under investigation (1293).

On 20 Jul 07 Deborah Sandy, age 50, 125 Millers Lane Apt. B1, Marietta, reported while she was in hospital between May and mid July, her food stamp card was used without her permission. This case remains under investigation (695).

On 20 Jul 07 Deputy Sheriff Morris responded to a casualty report at 9950 State Route 60, Lowell. Along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers, Deputy Morris concluded Daniel Pottmeyer, age 23, 310 Greenlawn Avenue, Lowell, was intoxicated while he rode his bicycle northbound on State Route 60 and that he accidentally crashed into a ditch and culvert in the Burkhart Trucking parking lot. The L-A Fire Department transported Mr. Pottmeyer to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment for minor injuries.

On 20 Jul 07 three boys, ages eight, ten and eleven, sustained burns when the eleven year old threw a spray paint can into a fire of burning brush. The spray paint can exploded while the three were standing ten feet away from the fire, causing substantial burns. The eleven year old was transported to Children’s Hospital in Columbus by helicopter while the eight and ten year old were transported to the same by emergency squad (1299).

LOCAL DENTIST ARRESTED FOR PURCHASING OXYCONTIN

Through information gained from informants Detectives of the Major Crimes Task Force learned James E. Kirkpatrick II, age 44, 715 Florence Street, Belpre, was seeking to purchase Oxycontin pills. Around 8 pm last night an undercover operative met with Dr. Kirkpatrick at his residence, at which time Kirkpatrick gave the operative $150 to deliver ten 20 mg Oxycontin pills later in the evening. Kirkpatrick instructed the operative to purchase the pills then to place them inside the tongue of a boat trailer located around the corner from Kirkpatrick’s residence on Fifth Street. As Detectives surveilled the trailer they observed the operative place the drugs in the trailer and watched as Kirkpatrick appeared, exited vehicle and reached in the trailer’s tongue. At that time Detectives approached and began to interview Kirkpatrick. Kirkpatrick stated the trailer belonged to him and confessed that he purchased the Oxycontin from the undercover operative for $150. Kirkpatrick was arrested, transported to the Washington County Jail and voluntarily relinquished his license to write prescriptions for Schedule I, II, III, IV and V narcotics. Currently arrested for a fifth degree felony charge of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, Kirkpatrick may face additional charges.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

William A. Abbott, age 35, 2165 Congress Road, Belpre, for violating the terms of his probation by failing to show proof of making $1,300 in restitution.

Sheldon D. Hill, age 24, 11827 State Route 555, Cuter, for violating the terms of his probation by failing to pay his fines in full.

Tracy L. Dailey, age 28, 2720 Lottridge Road, Guysville, for violating the terms of her probation by failing to show proof of obtaining a valid operator’s license.

Jason E. Milliron, age 22, 728 Second Street, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation by failing to show proof of completing counseling and for failing to report to his probation officer.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

James Dale Somerville, age 39, Dee Street Lot 9, Waverly, WV, for theft, a misdemeanor. Somerville was arrested on Seventh Street in Marietta by Patrolman Newell of the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 12:30 am.

Troy Eugene McKown, age 24, 165 Dodd Run Road, Marietta, for OVI, a misdemeanor. McKown was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Staats and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 1:10 am.

Larry Dale Haught Jr., age 46, 555 Dodd Run Road, Marietta, for OVI and failure to signal, both misdemeanors. Haught was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Staats and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 1:48 am.

Justin Lee Knight, age 18, 727 Greene Street, Marietta, for underage consumption of alcohol and for obstructing official business, both misdemeanors. Knight was arrested on Greene Street in Marietta by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 2:00 am.

Christopher C. Roberts, age 19, 5387 Oakvista Place, Dayton, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, underage consumption of alcohol and for obstructing official business, all misdemeanors. Roberts was arrested on Greene Street in Marietta by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 2:15 am.

Charlie Gilmore Johnson, age 51, Marietta, for .17 breath OVI, for driving under an FRA suspended license and for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, all misdemeanors. Johnson was arrested at Marietta Memorial Hospital by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 10:05 am.

Matthew Kevin Burke, age 36, 1416 Hocking Road, Belpre, for contempt of a court order and for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, both misdemeanors. Burke was arrested in Little Hocking by Deputy Sheriff Smeeks and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 7:14 pm.

Zachary Lee Keylor, age 24, 1010 Fairground Street, Caldwell, for failure to reinstate his operator’s license, a misdemeanor. Keylor was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 7:27 pm.

Adam Christopher Bean, age 21, 401 Second Street, Steelton, PA, fort receiving stolen property, a felony. Bean was picked up at the York County (PA) Prison by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 7:53 pm.

Amy Suzanne Farnsworth, age 21, 122 Harmar Street, Marietta, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, a misdemeanor. Farnsworth was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Huffman of the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Jul 07 at 9:50 pm.

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