Archive of 11-07-09
On 7 Nov 09 Deputy Sheriff Simmons investigated
the report of a vehicle that was stolen from the Whipple Tavern
and later crashed on State Route 821 in Lower Salem. The vehicle’s
owner, Matthew McLeish, age 27, 424 Fifth Street, Lowell, suffered
injuries during the crash and initially stated he jumped on
the back of the vehicle while it was being stolen. Mr. McLeish
said he was then thrown off the vehicle when it crashed. Interviewed
again the following day after receiving treatment at the hospital,
Mr. McLeish recanted and stated he was too intoxicated to drive
so he gave the keys to a friend to drive and that he was a
passenger in the vehicle when it crashed. Therefore, Deputy
Simmons closed the report of a stolen vehicle as unfounded.
On 7 Nov 09 Deputy Sheriff Carr conducted
a traffic stop on a vehicle whose description matched that
of one leaving the scene of an incident at 29 Garden City,
Road, Marietta. The suspect, a passenger in the vehicle Deputy
Carr identified as Jamie Zimmer, age 34, 29765 State Route
7, Marietta, admitted being involved in an argument with the
home’s resident, Jennifer Lyons, age 29. Under questioning,
Ms. Zimmer eventually said she accused Ms. Lyons of having
an extra-marital affair, called her derogatory names and poked
her in the left cheek. For her behavior, Deputy Carr issued
Ms. Zimmer a minor misdemeanor citation for disorderly conduct.
The traffic stop also resulted in a citation for the vehicle’s
driver, Stephanie M. Arnold, age 22, 29765 State Route 7, Marietta.
Deputy Carr discovered Ms. Arnold was operating a vehicle without
a license. The traffic stop occurred at the intersection of
Halstead Road and State Route 60 in Muskingum Township.
On 7 Nov 09 Deputy Sheriff Hornbeck responded
to a vehicle crash on McGill Road after receiving a report
that the driver of the vehicle, Robert W. Ellison, age 29,
101 Gibbons Lane Apt. D, Belpre, fled following a domestic
altercation. The victim in the incident, Brittane Earl, age
22, is Mr. Ellison’s live-in girlfriend and was receiving
treatment for a facial laceration at Camden Clark Hospital
at the time of the crash. When interviewed, Ms. Earl said Mr.
Ellison was highly intoxicated and refused to leave a cookout
the two were attending at a home on McGill Road. Ms. Earl commented
that she was waiting at her vehicle when Mr. Ellison approached
her and punched her in the chest. Shoving Mr. Ellison in return,
Ms. Earl said her boyfriend fell to the ground and that the
next thing she remembers was that he threw a rock at her and
she began bleeding profusely from near her temple. When located
hours later, Mr. Ellison was arrested and charged with OVI,
driving left of center, operating a vehicle without a license
and domestic violence.
On 7 Nov 09 Gary Mitchell, age 39, 16131 State
Route 821, Macksburg, reported he watched as a passenger exited
a white Chevy truck in front of his residence and entered his
vehicle. Mr. Mitchell said the vehicle drove off when he walked
outside and the suspect was no longer near his vehicle. Locating
the suspect vehicle, Deputy Sheriff Carr could not find any
evidence of property stolen from Mr. Mitchell. Deputy Carr
did determine though that the driver of the vehicle, Brian
D. Hess, age 33, 168 Dawes Circle, Marietta, had a suspended
license. Therefore, Deputy Carr arrested Mr. Hess for driving
under a suspended license and transported him to the Washington
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Brian Denver Hess, age 33, 168 Dawes Circle, Marietta, for
driving under a suspended license, a misdemeanor. Hess was
arrested on State Route 821 in Macksburg by Deputy Sheriff
Carr and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 Nov
09 at 3:25 am.
Kenneth Eugene Goff, age 48, State Route 550, Belpre, for
failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines,
a misdemeanor. Goff was arrested on Clement Avenue in Belpre
by Deputy Sheriff Sheaves and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 7 Nov 09 at 1:13 pm.
Cora Ann Beaver, age 20, 1202 Pond Avenue, Akron, for domestic
violence, a misdemeanor. Beaver was picked up in Summit County
by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 7 Nov 09 at 1:58 pm.
Artis Jamall Frazier, age 40, 645 Fernwood Avenue, Toledo,
for speeding and for failing to reinstate his operator’s
license, both misdemeanors. Frazier was arrested on Interstate
77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 7 Nov 09 at 3:37 pm.
Robert Wayne Ellison, age 29, 101 Gibbons Lane Apt. D, Belpre,
for OVI, driving left of center, for operating a vehicle without
a license and for domestic violence, all misdemeanors. Ellison
was arrested near milepost two on McGill Road by the Ohio State
Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 7 Nov 09 at 11:55 pm.