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Archive of 09-25-08

On 25 Sep 08 Sgt. Underwood responded to a 911 hang up call at 200 Summers Road, Marietta. At the home Tammy Hardie, age 38, said she was involved in an argument with her husband but that her husband left the residence and there was no longer a problem. Unable to find evidence of anything criminal, Sgt. Underwood closed this case as unfounded.

On 25 Sep 08 Sharon Handschumacher, age 40, 2685 Righteous Ridge Road, Waterford, reported her two teenage daughters returned home after spending time with their father Roland, age 48, 726 Second Street Apt. B, Marietta, and felt he was too intoxicated to drive home. Despite having a protection order against him, Mrs. Handschumacher decided to allow her husband to sleep on the living room couch. However, Mr. Handschumacher instigated an argument with his wife about their upcoming divorce, refused to leave when asked and disconnected Mrs. Handschumacher phone when she called for help. Mr. Handschumacher absconded but was later arrested for violating the terms of a protection order and transported to the Washington County Jail (1293).

On 25 Sep 08 Darlene Walker, age 50, 2836 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, reported between 2 am and 11 am that morning approximately fifty feet of scrap wire dug up from her property was stolen from her yard. This case remains under investigation (586).

BELPRE MAN ARRESTED FOR SEX WITH THIRTEEN YEAR OLD

Today Detectives Schuck and Hiatt interviewed a thirteen year old Waterford resident after receiving a report that she was sexually involved with Keith J. Lowe, age 19, 1990 State Route 339, Belpre. The juvenile confirmed she engaged in sex with Lowe a number of times since July of this year. Later questioned regarding his involvement, Lowe also confirmed having sex with the teenager. Lowe admitted that he knew the age of the child and stated he was aware he could get in trouble for his actions.

Following their investigation Detective Schuck arrested Mr. Lowe for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and transported him to the Washington County Jail. He is being held without bond pending his initial court appearance tomorrow afternoon.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Roland D. Handschumacher, age 59, 726 Second Street Apt. B, Marietta, for violating the terms of a protection order on 25 Sep 08.

Steven D. Fulton, age 55, 207 Curtis Boulevard, Marietta, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on an order to show cause on 5 Sep 08.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Justin Robert Murphy, age 24, 500 13th Street Apt. 112, Parkersburg, for operating a vehicle without a license, for having an expired registration and for having an inoperable headlight, all misdemeanors. Murphy was arrested on Main Street by Chief Bourne of the New Matamoras Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 08 at 2:19 am.

Keith James Lowe, age 19, 1990 State Route 339, Belpre, for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a felony. Lowe was arrested at the Sheriff’s Office by Detective Schuck and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 08 at 2:35 pm.

Joshua Don Martin, age 28, 935 ½ Greene Street, Marietta, for violating the terms of a protection order, a misdemeanor. Martin was arrested at Dodge Park in Beverly by Patrolman Oliver of the Beverly Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 08 at 7:11 pm.

Elizabeth Dawn Thompson, age 22, 11240 Northwood Drive Apt. 9, Inglis, FL, for an outstanding warrant for fishing without a license, a misdemeanor. Thompson was arrested on State Route 339 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 08 at 9:54 pm.

Melissa Jo Flesher, age 34, 2 Bay Pointe Drive, Belpre, for violating the terms of her parole, a felony. Flesher was arrested at the Four Seasons by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 08 at 10:55 pm.

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