Click here to go to the main pageWashington County Sheriff's OfficeSheriff Vehiclemenu
WCSO Main Menu
MenuMenu
Search washingtoncountysheriff.org
Menu
WCSO's Main Menu
Click on the Submenu Links to navigate to more webpagesSubmenuClick to read our Press ReleasesSubmenuClick to read the Press Release ArchivesSubmenuSnow Emergency Levels!SubmenuClick here to learn about the new Enhanced 911 SystemSubmenuSubmenu

Archives

Archive of 05-07-09

On 7 May 09 Lt. Stackpole, Deputy Sheriff Reeder and the Devola Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to a fire involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 near milepost ten. The driver, John A. Fabery, age 35, 4108 Hartland Center, Collins, OH, was not injured during the fire and attempted to douse the blaze with a fire extinguisher. Caused by a tire wrapping around the trailer axle following a tire blow out, the fire burned a hole in the underside of the trailer and spilled corn from the trailer onto the roadway. The fire was extinguished and the roadway cleared without further incident.

On 7 May 09 Wendy Moore, age 28, 300 Brownsville Road, New Matamoras, reported when she returned to her residence at 2 pm after being gone since 7:15 pm she discovered property missing from her home. Stolen from the residence and a storage building were a propane heater, a DVD player, a VCR, a Playstation 2, a camcorder and a lawnmower. Ms. Moore estimates the total loss to be over $1,000. This case remains under investigation (1104).

On 7 May 09 Eric Robinson, age 38, 140 Stanleyville Road, Marietta, reported while he was at work between 8 am and 3:15 pm an unknown suspect entered his residence, emptied the drawers in his bedroom, stole a small bowl of loose change containing $15 and also his daughter’s wallet that contained $60. This case remains under investigation (1001).

On 7 May 09 Carina L. Wittekind, age 25, 1007 Pike Street, Marietta, reported during an argument her live-in boyfriend Brent M. Newlen, age 25, pushed her, threatened her and broke several objects in their home. Mr. Newlen denied any wrongdoing, claiming that Ms. Wittekind often acts violently and that he pushed her to prevent her from causing him harm. Determining Ms. Wittekind feared for her safety, Deputy Sheriff Holbert arrested Mr. Newlen for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR THREATENING CO-WORKER WITH WEAPON

On 7 May 09 at 5 pm an employee at Influent, 26851 State Route 821, Marietta, reported an employee identified as Ronald J. Haney, age 22, 610 Halcyon Avenue, McConnelsville, was involved in a dispute with a co-worker. The female victim said she spoke with Mr. Haney about fighting and during the conversation Mr. Haney produced a utility knife and stated to the victim “I’ll fight you with this.” At that point, Mr. Haney swung the knife towards the victim, causing her to fear that Haney would kill her or cause her serious physical harm with the blade. The victim’s fears were exacerbated by an earlier conversation with Haney. During the discussion Mr. Haney made commented that he was going to come to work and shoot himself and then stated “better yet I’ll come in shoot everyone else but I’ll wait till night shift cause I have more enemies on night shift.”

Haney was arrested without incident on a charge of aggravated menacing and transported to the Washington County Jail.

TRIO ARRESTED ON BURGLARY CHARGES

On 7 May 09 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks responded to 3840 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, to investigate a burglary that reportedly occurred between 3 and 6 May. Lillie Bailey said she was with her husband William at Marietta Memorial Hospital during that time frame and that someone entered their home and stole over $1,200 in cash from a padlocked safe. Possessing one of the keys, Mrs. Bailey stated her husband had the only other key.

While talking with the victims there were several family members present, one of whom appeared to be very nervous, for he was sweating, could not look at Deputy Smeeks while answering basic questions and his carotid artery was visibly pulsing. Further questioned outside the residence, Charles K. Bailey, age 21, 3830 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, stated the victims are his grandparents and that he along with his cousin William Bailey, age 29, and his cousin’s wife Christina, age 33, both of 4055 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, entered the home on 5 May and stole the money. He stated that William climbed through a window and unlocked the door and that all three of them entered the house with the intention of taking the money. Charles admitted he received $550 in cash and William and Christina received the rest.

Along with Sgt. Parks, Deputy Smeeks interviewed William and Christina Bailey at their residence. Each read their Miranda Rights, both confessed that they entered the house with Charles Bailey for the purpose of taking the money from the safe. William stated that he found the key to the safe in his grandfather’s pants located on the bed. William led the Deputies to a shed where he hid $500 of his share of the money after purchasing $70 worth of marijuana.

All three were arrested for a second degree felony charge of burglary and transported to the Washington County Jail.

SUSPECT ARRESTED ON CHARGES INCLUDING MENACING BY STALKING

On 7 May 09 Darla Kemp, 260 Town Hall Lane, Belpre, reported her estranged husband, Michael E. Kemp, age 35, 231 Barrett-South Road, Vincent, began sending her threatening text messages on 25 Apr 09. Receiving in excess of sixty text messages despite asking her husband to stop contacting her, Ms. Kemp said Mr. Kemp has wrote messages threatening to harm himself, saying he is watching her and threatening to harm her new boyfriend Stephen Moss, 2266 Camp Hervida Road, Waterford. Ms. Kemp stated she is afraid to sit around a campfire outside her house at night in fear that Mr. Kemp will come and throw her in it. Saying she cannot sleep at night, Ms. Kemp she is in fear for her safety and is under such serious mental distress that it is affecting her work and home life.

Via Facebook, Mr. Moss said he received messages from Mr. Kemp specifically stating that “you [are] dead and so is she, no joke,” and “you are going to take a severe [butt] beating and [you] don’t know when it’s coming boy.” Mr. Moss said Mr. Kemp also threatened him by send text messages to him through Ms. Kemp’s mobile phone. Mr. Moss said this is ongoing and he is in fear for his safety.

Locating Mr. Kemp driving his vehicle on School House Road in Little Hocking, Sgt. Norman and Deputy Sheriff Hornbeck attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Finally stopping a mile later, Mr. Kemp refused to exit his vehicle and instead gave the Deputies the finger. After Kemp again refused to exit the vehicle, Sgt. Norman struck the passenger side window with his ASP and deployed his Taser gain Kemp’s compliance. Handcuffing Mr. Kemp, the Deputies found an open container of beer in a cup holder and a partial twelve pack of beer in the vehicle.

In all, Kemp was charged with two counts of menacing by stalking, two counts of telecommunications harassment, consuming in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and obstructing justice. Incarcerated in the Washington County Jail in lieu of $6,000 bond, Mr. Kemp will appear in Municipal Court this afternoon.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Eric B. Dickinson, age 46, 310 S. Hague Street, Columbus, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on an order to show cause on 7 Jul 08.

Barbara Smith, age 31, 884 Greenhill Road, Marietta, for violating the terms of her probation by failing to show proof of completing forty hours of community service.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Brent Matthew Newlen, age 25, 5A Warrior Drive, Vincent, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Newlen was arrested in Marietta by Deputy Sheriff Holbert and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 5:30 pm.

Ronald Jackson Haney, age 22, 610 Halcyon Avenue, McConnelsville, for aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor. Haney was arrested at Influent by Deputy Sheriff Hornbeck and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 6:03 pm.

Christina Marie Bailey, age 33, 4055 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, for burglary, a felony. Bailey was arrested in Stockport by Deputy Sheriff Richards and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 7:31 pm.

Charles Keith Bailey, age 21, 3830 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, for burglary, a felony. Bailey was arrested in Stockport by Detective Parks of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 7:56 pm.

William Chevelle Bailey, age 33, 4055 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, for burglary, a felony. Bailey was arrested in Stockport by Deputy Sheriff Smeeks and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 8:39 pm.

Brandon Michael Schmidt, age 19, 416 Mulberry Street, Marietta, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines, a misdemeanor. Schmidt was arrested on Harmar Street by Patrolman Arbaugh of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 8:58 pm.

Michael Eric Kemp, age 35, 321 Barrett-South Road, Vincent, for consuming alcohol in a vehicle, resisting arrest, obstructing justice, for two counts of menacing by stalking and for two counts of telephone harassment, all misdemeanors. Kemp was arrested in Little Hocking by Deputy Sheriff Hornbeck and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 May 09 at 9:17 pm.

...back to archives

Call this number in case of an Emergency!!!
 
Copyright © 2004 Washington County Sheriff's Office
Click here to learn About WCSO Click here to read WCSO's News and Press Releases Click here to learn about Sheriff's Sales Click here to learn about Units of WCSO Click here to learn about the Washington County Jail Click here to learn about Washington County Sex Offenders Click here to learn about WCSO's Online Checks Click here to learn how to Contact WCSO