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Archive of 11-28-08

On 28 Nov 08 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks issued a citation to Marcus C. Sabo, age 30, 1866 Marks Avenue, Akron, for not wearing a seat belt. Deputy Smeeks originally stopped Mr. Sabo for speeding near milepost sixteen on Interstate 77 in Aurelius Township.


On 28 Nov 08 the Sheriff’s Office assisted the New Matamoras Volunteer Emergency Squad concerning an incident involving Lester and Jean Powell, both age 57, 4022 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, OH. The Powells are building a log home at 2060 Hutchinson Road, New Matamoras. During the construction of this home they are residing in a camper which is located in a large garage. The garage was heated by a space heater and the camper by propane heat. They were discovered in a semi conscious condition by Curt Hendershot of New Matamoras who is assisting them in the construction of their new home. Hendershot call the New Matamoras Squad who treated them at the scene for carbon monoxide poisoning. They were then transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Caution should be used in the use of space heaters and carbon monoxide detectors are recommended.


At 1529 on 27 Nov 08 the Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning a 21 year old male who had was been pinned underneath a horse. Kevin M. Guiler, age 21, 1438 Milner Road, Waterford, OH was riding when he was thrown or fell from his horse. Guiler after landing on the ground was apparently rolled on several times by the horse that was unaware of his injuries. He was treated at the scene by the Beverly-Waterford Emergency Medical Squad. He was life flighted to Ohio State University Trauma Center by Med Flight from a landing zone established in the parking lot at Fort Frye High School. Guiler is listed in serious but stable condition.

At 1621 on 27 Nov 08 the Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning Victoria Nay, age 25, 1221 Whipple Eight Road, Whipple, OH who had been thrown from a horse while riding at a residence located at 1465 Whipple Eight Road, Whipple, OH. Nay who was unconscious at the scene was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital by the Salem Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Squad and then life flighted by Med Flight to the Ohio State University Trauma Center. Nay is listed in good condition.

The following individual wAS processed into the Washington County Jail:

Robert William Laeng, age 19, 580 Louis Drive, Berea, OH, for driving under an FRA suspended license and for speeding, both misdemeanors. Laeng was arrested near milepost eight on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 28 Nov 08 at 2:10 pm.

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