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Archive of 05-05-08

On 5 May 08 Detective Hiatt issued a citation to Jacob W. Walker, age 22, 165 Hendricks Street, Newport, for operating a vehicle with registration that expired in October 2007. Detective Hiatt stopped Mr. Walker on State Route 7 near Mitchell’s Lane in Marietta Township.

On 5 May 08 Deputy Sheriff Lockhart issued a citation to Christopher Conner, age 28, 309 Moss Street, New Straightsville, OH, for traveling 60 mph in a 50 mph zone. Deputy Lockhart stopped Mr. Conner on State Route 7 near Braun Road in Belpre Township.

On 5 May 08 the principal at Little Hocking Elementary School, 95 Federal Road, Little Hocking, reported an unknown suspect painted graffiti on the back of two dugouts at the school’s ball field. Acting on a tip, Deputy Sheriff Carr interviewed the fourteen year old suspect in the case. The teenager stated he was bored Friday night and decided to spray paint “LHC” on the dugouts because he thought “Little Hocking Crew” was a cool name for a group. As a result, Deputy Sheriff Carr requested a summons for the teenager to appear in Juvenile Court for being delinquent.

On 5 May 08 Corrections Officer Farrell requested a warrant for Jason A. Ritchie, age 23, 109 Scammel Street, Marietta, for a felony charge of assaulting a law enforcement officer. While incarcerated at the jail the day before, Ritchie charged out of his cell when a corrections officer opened the door and attempted to tackle him. A struggle ensued and the officer utilized his Taser to gain control of the suspect until help arrived. The corrections officer was not injured during the incident.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Justin Bryce Davis, age 25, 416 Arnold Road, Lowell, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, a misdemeanor. Davis was arrested in Lowell by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 May 08 at 11:57 am.

James Clair Schwendeman, age 24, 402 ½ Scammel Street, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Schwendeman was arrested at his residence by Probation Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 May 08 at 7:39 pm.

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