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Archive of 08-06-08

On 6 Aug 08 Deputy Sheriff Thorpe issued a citation to Ester Schechter, age 44, 18370 N. Cranberry Road, Chagrin Falls, OH, for traveling 67 mph in a 50 mph zone. Deputy Thorpe stopped Ms. Schechter on US 50 near Farson Street in Belpre Township.

On 6 Aug 08 Duane M. Dunn Jr., age 38, 220 Front Drive, New Matamoras, reported his Yamaha Blaster ATV was stolen from his yard between 10 am on 5 Aug and 7:30 pm on Aug 6. This case remains under investigation (707).

On 6 Aug 08 the Barlow Volunteer Fire Department transported a sixty-three year old Barlow resident to Marietta Memorial Hospital after the man’s sister reported her brother intentionally ingested an overdose of sleeping pills. Sgt. Stackpole and Deputy Sheriff Norman found no sign of foul play at the man’s residence.

On 6 Aug 08 Tyonia Martin, age 48, 681 State Route 821, Marietta, reported when she arrived home her estranged husband Earl, age 48, was at her home and asked her to sign dissolution papers. Mrs. Martin refused, stating instead that she filed for divorce. Upon hearing that, Mr. Martin flew into a rage and kicked his wife’s vehicle. Mr. Martin picked up a tire rim, threatened to kill his wife and drew the rim back in a throwing motion. Mrs. Martin fled and fell of a retaining wall onto her driveway, scraping her knees. While Mrs. Martin received treatment for her minor injuries, her husband absconded. Deputy Sheriff Thorpe located Mr. Martin in Belpre, arrested him for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

On 6 Aug 08 David Salzman, age 56, 407 Lawton Road, Marietta, reported sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole his cellular phone, a stethoscope and fifteen CD’S, a total loss of over $600. This case remains under investigation (712).

On 6 Aug 08 Lt. Wilson was dispatched to the scene of a burglary on property owned by Jim Hennig, age 57, at 1800 Silver Globe Road, Marietta. Mr. Hennig’s girlfriend reported the doors of a garage on the property were forced open and that a miter saw was missing. It appears that the suspect(s) attempted to enter the vacant home on the property but were unsuccessful in their efforts. This case remains under investigation (905).

RUNAWAY GIRL FOUND, STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED

On 6 Aug 08 Cindy Wallace, age 44, 39410 County Road 78, Lower Salem, reported finding a vehicle on Cornerville Road that she reported stolen to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office on 4 Aug. Ms. Wallace said she believed her fourteen year old daughter took the vehicle in order to visit Mike Babcock, age 31, 470 Cornerville Road, Marietta, and that she also reported her daughter missing. Despite Babcock’s assertion that he had not seen or talked to the girl, witnesses stated they saw Babcock and the teenager on several occasions over the past two days. Shortly after Deputies arrived at the scene the juvenile emerged from the brushes and stated she had been with Babcock over the past two days. Deputies concluded that Babcock supplied the girl with food and water during her sabbatical and attempted to conceal the stolen vehicle in a field near his residence. For his role in the incident Babcock was arrested and charged with a felony count of tampering with evidence and misdemeanor charges of obstructing justice and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The child has admitted to having consensual sexual relations with Babcock and additional charges are pending.

FELONY WARRANT ISSUED FOR SUSPECT

Following the execution of a search warrant in connection with the investigation at Mount Wood Park, WV the Major Crimes Task Force requested and received an arrest warrant for Patrick R. Slider, age 44, last known address 625 Tower Road, Little Hocking, for having a weapon while under disability. Slider is currently free from jail on $60,000 bond and is awaiting trial for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. It is believed that Slider staged the crime scene at Mount Wood Park and is on the run. Slider could possibly be carrying a weapon and should be considered armed and dangerous. Any citizen with information on the whereabouts of Patrick Slider should immediately contact their nearest law enforcement agency.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Douglas Richard Morris, age 31, 430 ½ Marr Town Road, Parkersburg, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Morris was arrested on Barth Road by Sheriff Rhodes and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 08 at 12:06 am.

Daniel Hendrickson Sr., age 54, 775 Gravel Bank Road, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Hendrickson was arrested on Front Street by Patrolman Nedeff of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 08 at 1:35 am.

Brian Robert Ritchie, age 38, 106 ½ Sacra Via, Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Ritchie was arrested at Mound Cemetery by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 08 at 7:48 pm.

Victor Ira Fred Wells, age 23, 103 Oakwood Avenue, Marietta, for felony and misdemeanor charges of unlawful possession of dangerous ordnance. Wells was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Kampmeier of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 08 at 8:29 pm.

Earl Raymond Martin, age 48, 681 State Route 821, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Martin was arrested on Barclay Street in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff Thorpe and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 08 at 11:03 pm.

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