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Archive of 01-27-08

On 27 Jan 08 the Sheriff's Office responded to a call at the residence of Robert and Sherida Atkinson, 1210 Burnett Road, Cutler, concerning a person being severely bitten by a dog. The investigation revealed a Rottweiler bit the arm of Sherida Atkinson, age 50, while she tried to separate the Rottweiler from another dog, both of which were owned by the Atkinsons. The Dog Warden arrived at the scene, took custody of the dog and later euthanized the Rottweiler at the request of the owner. Sherida Atkinson was transported to the hospital by the Wesley Township Fire Department. This incident has been referred to and is under investigation by Steve Strahler, Washington County Dog Warden.

On 27 Jan 08 Deputy Sheriff Tucker issued a citation to Ray L. Branche, age 76, 2156 Pineridge Drive, Wickeliffe, OH, for traveling 84 mph in a 65 mph zone. Deputy Tucker stopped Mr. Branche on Interstate 77 near milepost thirteen in Salem Township.

On 27 Jan 08 Deputy Sheriff Travaglio conducted a traffic stop on State Route 60 after the driver of a vehicle cut him off and nearly caused a collision. Assisting at the scene was Deputy Staats, whose canine indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During the search that ensued Deputy Travaglio located a pipe containing burnt marijuana under a rear passenger seat where Timothy J. Metz, age 21, 22762 Caldwell Road, Quaker City, previously sat. Charged with possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, Mr. Metz was arrested at the scene. While Mr. Metz was transported to the Washington County Jail, Deputy Travaglio released the vehicle’s driver, Roger K. Smith, age 43, 13687 Catbird Road, Byesville, with a citation for failing to obey the right of way, for not using a turn signal and for not being in possession of his operator’s license.

On 27 Jan 08 Sgt. Stackpole and Deputy Sheriff Norman responded to a 911 hang up call at 255 Highland Ridge Road, Marietta. A witness at the residence stated his mother Dorothy Smith, age 39, and her live-in boyfriend Jerry Seabolt, age 36, were arguing and fighting in kitchen. Beginning with comments Mr. Seabolt made concerning Ms. Smith’s ex-husband, the Deputies determined both parties were equally involved and there was not a primary aggressor. Consequently, Deputy Norman requested summonses for Ms. Smith and Mr. Seabolt for disorderly conduct by fighting.

On 27 Jan 08 Deputy Sheriff Lockhart issued a minor misdemeanor citation to Gary M. Henthorn, age 37, 33205 State Route 800, New Matamoras, for possession of marijuana. Deputy Lockhart stopped Mr. Henthorn on State Route 7 near Sandhill Road and discovered a marijuana joint in Mr. Henthorn’s pocket during a consensual search.

On 27 Jan 08 Mindy Wargowsky, age 52, 615 Morris Drive, Cutler, reported since 7 Jan 08 an unknown suspect(s) used her debit card information to amass $745.03 in fraudulent charges. This case remains under investigation (1207).

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Jason Thaddeus Mace, age 24, 18001 State Route 676, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Mace was arrested at the Locker Room in Marietta by Patrolman Arbaugh of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jan 08 at 12:52 am.

Heather Leighann Diamond, age 30, 11975 Linton Road, Logan, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Diamond was arrested at 701 Pike Street in Marietta by Patrolman Newell of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jan 08 at 2:45 am.

Timothy James Metz, age 39, 22762 Caldwell Road, Quaker City, OH, for session of drugs and for possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors. Metz was arrested on State Route 60 by Deputy Sheriff Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jan 08 at 1:01 pm.

Katie Marie Caplinger, age 18, 400 Main Street Apt. 9, Waterford, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, a misdemeanor. Caplinger was arrested in Beverly by Patrolman Hunter of the Beverly Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jan 08 at 4:02 pm.

Jaquam Dangelo Brooks, age 20, 44491 Maple Hill Road, Shalotte, NC, for driving under a suspended license, speeding, for improperly handling a weapon in a vehicle and for possession of drugs, all misdemeanors. Brooks was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jan 08 at 9:35 pm.

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