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Archive of 01-06-10

On 6 Jan 10 Alice Keeler, age 47, 101 Evans Street Apt. B15, New Matamoras, reported on 4 Jan she allowed two young male acquaintances to enter her home after they requested to let them in out of the cold for a few minutes. Ms. Keeler said after the two individual left abruptly she noticed $100 was missing from under a book on a table. This case remains under investigation (308).

On 6 Jan 10 the New Matamoras Fire Department transported a forty-nine year old Leith Run Road resident to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment for an overdose on the anti-anxiety drug Xanax. Found unconscious on the floor by his wife, the victim was only responsive to painful stimuli when he arrived at the hospital. Upon completion of treatment, the emergency room physician stated the victim would be fine.

On 6 Jan 10 a Belpre Township trustee reported finding what appeared to be numerous ruts from ATV tires in the grass and snow at the township park behind Little Hocking Elementary School. The trustee followed the tracks to a nearby home and discovered two dirt bikes and an ATV parked outside the residence. Deputy Sheriff Carr interviewed a seventeen year old resident of the home who admitted that he and several friends caused the damage. The teenager stated he and his friends took turns pulling each other on a sled with ATVs. Charges in this case may be filed at a later date.

On 6 Jan 10 Deputy Sheriff Sheaves and the Fearing Township Fire Department responded to a small fire at the residence of David Spindler, age 63, 1155 Pleasant Ridge Road, Marietta. Causing approximately $1,200 in damage, the fire apparently originated when a hot ember from a fireplace fell between a gap in the fireplace and ignited insulation. The fire was extinguished without incident and did not cause any injuries.

On 6 Jan 10 an employee of Washington Electric Cooperative reported electric services were shut off at a residence on Rinard Mills Road in New Matamoras on 15 Dec 09 and the meter was turned so it would not connect to terminals. When he checked the meter earlier in the morning the employee stated the meter was reconnected. This case remains under investigation (308).

On 6 Jan 10 Tiffany Lawell, age 21, 66 Star Road, Marietta, reported her former live-in boyfriend and father of her two children assaulted her when he stopped by her house to drop off diapers. Upset because he believed Ms. Lawell was seeing someone else, Timothy M. Ryan, age 19, struck Ms. Lawell several times and ripped off her shirt. Ms. Lawell retaliated by striking back and ended the attack when she hit Mr. Ryan with a metal lock box. When Ms. Lawell advanced toward the phone to call for help, Mr. Ryan ripped the phone from the wall, damaging the jack. Unable to locate the suspect, Deputy Sheriff Hornbeck requested warrants for Mr. Ryan for domestic violence and for disrupting public services.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Demetrius L. Tucker, age 39, 936 Prospect Avenue, Toledo, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on an order to show cause on 18 Dec 09.

Phillip Z. Singer, age 20, 40 Hanover Road, Cutler, for breach of recognizance for failing to appear for arraignment on 18 Dec 09.

David A. Sayres, age 44, 413 Eighth Street, Parkersburg, for breach of recognizance for failing to appear for arraignment on 28 Dec 09.

Dennis L. Mummey, age 27, 1758 Point Lookout Road, Stockport, for issuing a bad check for $145.46 to Sponey’s IGA on 19 Sep 09.

Justin D. Deems, age 29, 725 1/2 Seventh Street, Marietta, for breach of recognizance for failing to appear for arraignment on 23 Dec 09.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

James Harvey Ridgeway, age 44, 1870 Rinard Mills Road, New Matamoras, for assault, aggravated menacing, resisting arrest, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct by intoxication, all misdemeanors. Ridgeway was arrested at 101 Evans Street Apt. C21 by Chief Bourne of the New Matamoras Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Jan 10 at 12:56 am.

William Aaron Abbott Jr., age 38, 2165 Congress Road, Belpre, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Abbott was picked up in Franklin County by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Jan 10 at 3:19 pm.

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