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Archive of 03-07-10

On 7 Mar 10 Barbara Beebe, age 55, 21197 State Route 676, Marietta, reported sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) shot a BB through her front screen door which then shattered a pane of glass on her home door. In a similar incident, Harriette Murphy, age 65, 20 Silver Globe Road, Marietta, reported on 4 Mar she discovered a small hole in one pane of bay window on the front of her home and noticed a small copper BB between the two panes of glass. These cases remain under investigation (208).

On 7 Mar 10 Ernest Goins, age 56, 26401 State Route 26, New Matamoras, reported his wife awoke him around 10 am after noticed the home filling up with smoke. Though Mr. Goins and his grandson appeared to extinguish the fire from outside the home, the Little Muskingum Fire Department responded and ensure the flames were doused. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire that looks to be electrical in nature.

On 7 Mar 10 Jonathan Ruth, age 20, 1630 Braun Road, Belpre, reported being involved in an altercation with his seventeen year old brother. During a disagreement over a missing video game Mr. Ruth said his brother tackled him and dislocated his shoulder. Mr. Ruth was transported to Saint Joseph’s Hospital for treatment to his injuries. Citing a memorandum from the Prosecutor’s Office, Deputy Smeeks did not file charges in the matter because it was a dispute between siblings. However, the teenager’s probation officer stated she would address the incident during her next meeting with the juvenile.

On 7 Mar 10 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks issued a citation to Tamela V. Ward, 1722 Washington Boulevard, Belpre, for driving under an OVI suspended license. Deputy Smeeks stopped Ms. Ward for having an expired temporary tag on State Route 7 near Drag Strip Road in Belpre Township.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Jon Ernest Hjelm, age 22, 628 Second Street, Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Hjelm was arrested at the Four Seasons by Patrolman Thomas of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 Mar 10 at 12:09 am.

Robert Edward Blankensop, age 28, 810 Seneca Drive, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Blankensop was arrested at the Townhouse by Probation Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 Mar 10 at 1:06 am.

Lionel Justin Gore, age 22, 130 Cemetery Road, New Matamoras, for a felony charge of trafficking in drugs and for a misdemeanor charge of failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines. Gore was arrested on Jones Hill Road in New Matamoras by Deputy Sheriff Reeder and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 Mar 10 at 5:45 pm.

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