Archive of 06-27-09
On 27 Jun 09 Robert Hayes, age 18, 121 Sylvan
Way, Marietta, was life-flighted to Grant Hospital in Columbus
following a dirt bike crash at 3050 State Route 530, Lowell.
A witness reported Mr. Hayes did a wheelie on his motorcycle
and crashed into a utility pole guy line. The collision caused
a power outage at the residence and also caused injuries to
a passenger on the motorcycle, Rebecca McGowan, age 18, 113
Muskingum Drive, Marietta. Transported to Selby Hospital, Ms.
McGowan suffered a broken arm. Mr. Hayes is being treated for
facial fractures and a leg fracture and is listed in fair condition
On 27 Jun 09 Deputy Sheriff Mankins arrested
Markus D. Griffin, age 21, 90 Cornerville Road, Marietta, for
possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. A
passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation, Mr.
Griffin appeared nervous and had an odor of burnt marijuana.
Prior to a consensual search of the vehicle, Deputy Mankins
patted down the occupants for weapons and discovered a marijuana
pipe and baggy of marijuana in Mr. Griffin’s pockets.
On 27 Jun 09 a caller reported a forty-four
year old Marietta resident left his home the prior morning
and his whereabouts were unknown. The individual later contacted
the Sheriff’s Office and agreed to undergo mental health
On 27 Jun 09 Rocky Joe Nelson, age 54, 2078
Woodruff Road, Vincent, reported he was working in a field
near his residence with his cousin when a truck occupied by
two acquaintances stopped and started making fun of him. Mr.
Nelson alleges one of the Truck’s occupants exited the
vehicle and approached him in a threatening manner and that
he punched the suspect in self defense. A witness provided
information contradictory to Mr. Nelson. Therefore, this case
remains under investigation pending the interviews of the other
involved party (805).
On 27 Jun 09 Tamara Gray, age 25, 510 B Forshey
Road, Marietta, reported being involved in a heated argument
with her live-in boyfriend. Ms. Gray said overreacted when
she called 911 and was not in fear for her safety during the
incident. As a result, Deputy Sheriff Travaglio closed this
case as unfounded.
On 27 Jun 09 Sandra B. Gilchrist, age 23,
127 Greene Street Apt. B, Newport, reported her husband John,
age 29, woke her in the middle of the night, accused her of
being unfaithful and began throwing items around their home.
Tossing a soft drink can at his wife; Mr. Gilchrist exited
the apartment and used a hammer to break the headlights and
nearly all of the windows on Mrs. Gilchrist’s vehicle.
Back inside the home and bleeding from his hands, Mr. Gilchrist
ran toward his wife as if he were going to strike her and laughed
when she flinched to avoid being hit. Afraid for her safety,
Mrs. Gilchrist fled the residence with her two children. When
questioned by Deputy Sheriff Travaglio, Mr. Gilchrist admitted
damaging his wife’s vehicle so she couldn’t leave
the home and also that he threw the soda can at his wife. Consequently,
Deputy Travaglio arrested Mr. Gilchrist for domestic violence
and transported him to the Washington County Jail.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Markus Don Griffin, age 21, 90 Cornerville Road, Marietta,
for possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia,
both misdemeanors. Griffin was arrested on State Route 26 near
Jennings Hill Road by Deputy Sheriff Mankins and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jun 09 at 1:45 am.
Brenton Ray Barker Sr., age 39, 8747 Camelot Avenue NW, Canal
Fulton, OH, for OVI And for driving outside the Marked lanes
of travel, both misdemeanors. Barker was arrested on State
Route 821 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 27 Jun 09 at 3:00 am.
John David Gilchrist, age 29, 127 Greene Street Apt. B, Newport,
for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Gilchrist was arrested
at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Travaglio and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jun 09 at 4:10 am.
Richard Daniel Loy, age 40, 122 Harmar Street, Marietta, for
domestic violence, a felony. Loy was arrested on Virginia Street
by Patrolman Nedeff of the Marietta City Police Department
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jun 09
at 10:34 pm.
Carl Davis Winston Jr., age 22, 6396 State Route 78 NE, McConnelsville,
for breach of recognizance and for contempt of a court order,
both misdemeanors. Winston was arrested on Interstate 77 by
the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 27 Jun 09 at 11:10 pm.
Randall Glenn Shockey, age 47, Marietta, for operating a vehicle
without a license, for not wearing a seat belt and for having
fictitious plates, all misdemeanors. Shockey was arrested on
State Route 7 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jun 09 at 11:21 pm.