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Archive of 08-03-08

On 3 Aug 08 a neighbor reported a vehicle on the property next door at 2500 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, was engulfed in flames. The owner of the property, Clayton Allman, was on vacation and operated Allman Garage on the property. When Deputy Sheriff Travaglio arrived at the scene he observed four vehicles with substantial damage caused by the fire. Extinguished by the Barlow, Dunham and Little Hocking fire departments, the state Fire Marshall’s Office will conduct further investigation.

On 3 Aug 08 Deputy Sheriff Staats arrested Chad M. Schwendeman, age 26, 427 Strecker Lane, Marietta, for OVI, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Found slumped over the steering wheel in the 100 block of Front Street, Schwendeman had glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred his speech. Schwendeman performed poorly on field sobriety tests and had twenty-three Xanax pills, marijuana and a marijuana pipe in a pocket on the driver’s side door.

On 3 Aug 08 Elwood H. Sapp Jr., age 75, 104 Tennis Center Drive, Marietta, reported sometime overnight an unknown suspect cut the lock off his storage unit at 104 Ellsworth Avenue and stole a motorcycle jack. Upon further inspection it appears five other storage units were entered though it is unknown at this time if anything was taken. This case remains under investigation (805).

On 3 Aug 08 Deputy Sheriff S. Travaglio requested a summons for a sixteen year old Marietta resident to appear in Juvenile Court for being delinquent. Stopped for not using a turn signal on Lancaster Street, the teenage had only had a learner’s permit and was found in possession of a butterfly knife, marijuana and rolling papers.

On 3 Aug 08 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks issued minor misdemeanor citations for possession of marijuana to Ryan D. Lash, age 19, 33012 Springside Lane, Solon, OH, and Jonathan S. Kogan, age 19, 32865 Shadowbrook Drive, Solon. Mr. Lash, the driver of the vehicle, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 50 when Deputy Smeeks’ canine indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle. The ensuing search yielded marijuana in a bag belonging to Mr. Kogan and a marijuana bud in the vehicle glove compartment that Mr. Lash said was his.

VICTIM ASSISTED AND REVIVED BY 911 DISPATCHERS

At 6:23 pm on 3 Aug 08 the Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a call from “Cookie” Buchanan, 19 Meadowcrest Lane, Belpre, who reported her father Donald Wilcoxen, age 92, was unresponsive and had a piece of meat being lodged in his throat. Instructed by Dispatcher Jason Hall on how to perform the Heimlich Maneuver and CPR, Mrs. Buchanan revived her father. During Dispatcher Hall’s conversation with Mrs. Buchanan, Dispatcher Jeremiah McConnell toned out and dispatched Little Hocking EMS to the scene. Noticing Mr. Wilcoxen was gasping for air when they arrived, squad members removed the meat with a set of forceps. Mr. Wilcoxen was transported to Camden Clark Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released. For their prompt actions in response to this incident Dispatchers Hall and McConnell have been awarded the Sheriff’s Award.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Chad Matthew Schwendeman, age 26, 427 Strecker Lane, Marietta, for OVI, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors. Schwendeman was arrested on Front Street in Marietta by Deputy Sheriff Staats and processed into the Washington County Jail on 3 Aug 08 at 5:30 am.

Sarah Elizabeth Wriston, age 21, 11565 State Route 821, Lower Salem, for driving under an FRA suspended license, a misdemeanor. Wriston was arrested near Farm Fresh on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff K. Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 3 Aug 08 at 3:55 pm.

Kenneth Eugene Wriston Jr., age 33, 303 38th Street, Vienna, for failure to reinstate his operator’s license, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines and for failure to appear, all misdemeanors. Wriston was arrested near Farm Fresh on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff K. Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 3 Aug 08 at 4:00 pm.

Sarita Selina Jones, age 36, 614 McKinley Avenue SW, Canton, for driving under an FRA suspended license and for speeding, both misdemeanors. Jones was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 3 Aug 08 at 6:30 pm.

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