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Archive of 03-14-09

On 14 Mar 09 Diana R. Heiss, age 39, 1770 Michaelis Road, Marietta, reported she was attending a baby shower at the Warren Fire Department between 3:30 pm and 5 pm when she either lost or someone stole her Blackberry Curve smartphone. This case remains under investigation (1293).

On 14 Mar 09 Deputy Sheriff Thorpe responded to the scene of death of a fifty-eight year old Marietta resident. The man’s death appears natural; no foul play is suspected.

On 14 Mar 09 Deputy Sheriff Norman arrested George J. Sadie Jr., age 43, 1803 Washington Avenue, Parkersburg, for possession of drug paraphernalia. Stopping the Dodge Caravan stopped near the Interstate 77 on ramp for having a license plate for an Oldsmobile, Deputy Norman called for a canine to conduct an exterior sniff of the vehicle. Following a canine indication, Deputy Norman discovered two metal pipes Mr. Sadie said he used to smoke crack cocaine.

On 14 Mar 09 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks conducted a traffic stop on State Route 7 near State Route 339 after noticing the vehicle had only one illuminated headlight. Speaking to the driver through the passenger side window, Deputy Smeeks noticed the passenger, Rodney W. Hoschar, age 27, 3 South Park Villa, Parkersburg, was breathing heavily and that his heartbeat was visible through his shirt. Following a canine indication for the presence of drugs, Mr. Hoschar admitted he was in possession of a marijuana pipe and he had a small bag of marijuana concealed in his shoe. In consequence, Deputy Smeeks arrested Mr. Hoschar for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

CRACK COCAINE, ECSTASY, XANAX AND MARIJUANA DESIGNATED FOR RESALE IN MID OHIO VALLEY SEIZED

On 14 Mar 09 at 0200 Deputy Sheriff Sal Travaglio conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing several traffic violations near Cedarbark Apartments on SR 7 which was being driven by Derron J. Felder, age 31, 4128 Clayridge Lane, Columbus, OH. Passengers in the vehicle were Trevor Johnson, age 22, 2 Temple Road, Aliquippa, Pa and Dajuan McKenzie, age 26, 716 Franklin Avenue, Apartment # 2, Aliquippa, PA. A K-9 unit from the Marietta Police Department was requested and indicated the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed 86 bags of crack cocaine, 116 Xanax pills, 19 Ecstasy pill and 6 grams of marijuana. Johnson had a loaded .38 caliber revolver concealed in his waistband. The street value of the drugs are between $5,000 and $10,000. The three suspects were allegedly traveling to the residence of a female acquaintance that lived in Cedarbark Apartments.

As a result of this incident Deputy Travaglio charged Trevor Johnson with F1 felony trafficking in crack cocaine, F4 felony trafficking in Xanax, F4 felony carrying a concealed weapon, and F4 felony trafficking in Ecstasy. Derron J. Felder was charged with F2 felony trafficking in crack cocaine, F4 felony trafficking in Ecstasy and possession of marijuana. McKenzie was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana. Johnson and Felder are being held without bond pending an appearance in Marietta Municipal Court on Monday. McKenzie is being held in lieu of $450.00 bond.

Intelligence information indicates the three suspects were visiting area night clubs in Parkersburg and Marietta attempting to solicit customers. The Mid-Ohio Valley is a high demand market area for the sale of drugs because of the increase prices in this area that addicts and abusers are willing to pay. Law enforcement officers on both sides of the Ohio River are cooperating in this investigation and targeting individuals involved in this type of activity.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Adriana Paris Thomas, age 20, 133 Franklin Street, Marietta, for a felony charge of failure to comply with the order/signal of an officer and for misdemeanor charges of OVI, operating a vehicle without a license and for driving outside the marked lanes of travel. Thomas was arrested on Franklin Street by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 12:17 am.

Amber Leigh James, age 18, 565 Forest Hills Road, Parkersburg, for OVI and for driving outside the marked lanes of travel, both misdemeanors. James was arrested near milepost one on State Route 60 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 2:39 am.

Trevor Johnson, age 22, 2 Temple Road, Aliquippa, PA, for three counts of trafficking in drugs and for carrying a concealed weapon, all felonies. Johnson was arrested near Browns Road on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff S. Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 4:05 am.

Derron Jewel Felder, age 31, 4158 Clay Ridge Lane, Columbus, for two felony counts of trafficking in drugs and for a misdemeanor charge of possession of drugs. Felder was arrested near Browns Road on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff S. Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 4:06 am.

Dajuan Duane McKenzie Jr., age 26, 300 Superior Avenue Apt. 308, Aliquippa, PA, for possession of drugs and for possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors. McKenzie was arrested near Browns Road on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff S. Travaglio and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 4:27 am.

George Joseph Sadie Jr., age 43, 1803 Washington Avenue, Parkersburg, for possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. Sadie was arrested on Interstate 77 by Deputy Sheriff Norman and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 9:30 pm.

Justin Alexzander Simpson, age 20, 6644 Stratfort Lakes, Canal Winchester, OH, for possession of drugs and for illegally manufacturing drugs, both felonies. Simpson was arrested at the Four Seasons in Marietta by Detective Nohe of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 11:15 pm.

Rodney William Hoschar, age 27, 3 South Park Villa, Parkersburg, for possession of drugs and for possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors. Hoschar was arrested on State Route 7 in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff Smeeks and processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Mar 09 at 11:30 pm.

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