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Archive of 04-15-08

On 15 Apr 08 Sgt. Stackpole and Deputy Sheriff Smeeks responded to the scene of a trailer fire at property owned by Richard Haught at 4643 County Road Nine in Newport. The Newport Volunteer Fire Department extinguished the flames spouting from the unoccupied trailer without incident. The State Fire Marshall’s Office will conduct follow up regarding this incident.

On 15 Apr 08 Carla Pottmeyer, age 36, 1460 O’Linn Road, Marietta, reported being informed by her neighbor that he observed the driver of a Ford truck stop and throw three bags of trash over an embankment on her property. Ms. Pottmeyer said her neighbor followed the suspect to 1830 Christy Road. Contacted by Deputy Sheriff Rhodes, the suspect, identified as Matthew L. Blair, age 27, admitted disposing of three bags of used kitty litter on Ms. Pottmeyer’s property. As a result, Deputy Rhodes requested a summons for Mr. Blair for littering.

On 15 Apr 08 Alicia Burton, age 34, 21 Garden City Road, Marietta, reported she believes her boyfriend, against whom she has a protection order, phoned her at 1:08 pm and violated said order. This case remains under investigation (945).

On 15 Apr 08 the daughter of Forrest North, age 87, 1345 Sheets Run Road, Newport, reported while they were away from his residence between 7:30 and 10:30 am an unknown suspect kicked in the home’s front door. Once inside the suspect(s) stole a safe containing cash and personal documents and also possibly stole a Derringer pistol from a gun cabinet. This case remains under investigation (1106).

On 15 Apr 08 Kenneth R. Pottmeyer, age 55, 182 Pottmeyer Road, Fleming, reported on either 12 or 13 Apr an unknown suspect disposed of a bag of trash on his property. This case remains under investigation (200).

On 15 Apr Deputy Sheriff Travaglio observed the driver of a Toyota Supra fishtail when turning from State Route 7 onto County House Lane and then the vehicle nearly struck a stopped school bus. Conducting a traffic stop, Deputy Travaglio noticed an odor of alcohol on the driver, Michael J. Vollene, age 47, 370 Grubb Road, Marietta, and his passenger, Mark A. Price, age 45, 380 Grubb Road, Marietta. Performing poorly on field sobriety tests, Mr. Vollene was arrested for OVI and reckless operation. Mr. Price was also arrested after Deputy Travaglio noticed an open can of Budweiser as price exited the vehicle. Charged with consuming alcohol in a vehicle, Price was transported to the Washington County Jail with Mr. Vollene.

TRUCK DRIVER ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

On 15 Apr 08 Otto Schrader Jr., age 34, 7155 Smokerise Lane, Kernersville, NC, reported he parked his tractor-trailer in the Macksburg adult video store for the night when a white male appeared at his window with a gun. Mr. Schrader said the man, who was unshaven and around thirty years old, ordered him to hand over his money. Handing the assailant his cash, Mr. Schrader said the suspect fled toward the old antique store. The Sheriff’s Office tracking dog “Bogie” also tracked the suspect in this direction where it appears he left the scene in a vehicle. BCI & I is assisting in the investigation. This case remains under investigation.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

April K. Boggs, age 29, 51485 Rainbow Ridge, Long Bottom, for issuing two bad checks totaling for $1,321.66 to Hocking Tire in December 2007.

John C. Fortney, age 19, 4350 State Route 530, Lowell, for failure to appear and breach of recognizance for failing to appear for pretrial on 9 Apr 08.

Shawn E. Leasure, age 31, 836 Pike Street Apt. 12, Marietta, for failing to appear for pretrial on 11 Apr 08.

Helena D. Riggs, age 34, Route 1 Box 127, Lowell, for failing to appear for pretrial on 11 Apr 08.

Amanda J. Sampe, age 27, 217 Fourth Street, Lowell, for failing to appear for pretrial on 11 Apr 08.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Andrew Guy Mayle, age 19, 809 Hocking Road, Belpre, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Mayle was arrested at his residence by Probation Officer Hamilton and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 08 at 11:20 am.

Keith Allen Drake, age 21, 832 Ridge Street, Marietta, for theft, failure to appear, breach of recognizance and for driving under a suspended license, all misdemeanors. Drake was arrested at K-Mart in Marietta by Patrolman Hanson of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 08 at 1:15 pm.

Juaniqua Monique Brown, age 26, 985 17th Street, Columbus, for failure to appear, a misdemeanor. Brown was picked up in Franklin County by Deputy Sheriff O’Brien and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 08 at 3:45 pm.

Mark Alan Price, age 45, 380 Grubb Road, Marietta, for consuming alcohol in a vehicle, a misdemeanor. Price was arrested on County House Lane by Deputy Sheriff Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 08 at 5:26 pm.

Michael Jon Vollene, age 47, 370 Grubb Road, Marietta, for OVI and for reckless operation, both misdemeanors. Vollene was arrested on County House Lane by Deputy Sheriff Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 08 at 6:12 pm.

Christopher Michael Ball, age 22, 3494 State Route 59, Ravenna, OH, for a felony and a misdemeanor charge of criminal simulation. Ball was arrested at the Marietta City Police Department by Patrolman Hanson and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 08 at 7:37 pm.

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