Archive of 05-02-10
On 2 May 10 Sgt. Thorpe and Deputy Sheriffs
Caltrider and Smeeks responded to a domestic dispute at 12787
State Route 676, Marietta. Initially, Russell D. Brooks, age
41, phoned 911 requesting a squad for his wife Carla, age 39,
after she struck her head following an argument during which
they shoved each other. Mrs. Brooks later phoned and contradicted
her husband, saying she injured herself while tweezing her eyebrows.
At the scene Deputies could not find Mrs. Brooks but did discover
blood on a door frame and also a blood soaked rag in a bathroom.
While Mr. Brooks provided contradictory statements on the origin
of the blood on the rag, a neighbor approached the residence
and said Mrs. Brooks appeared at his residence bloody and distressed.
Interviewed thereafter, Mrs. Brooks stated she and her husband
had argued throughout the day and she was first injured when
her husband pulled on her leg and caused her to fall down the
stairs. Subsequent to her fall, Mrs. Brooks said she was gathering
her belongings when her husband shoved her and when she fell
she hit the back of her head. Based on their investigation,
Sgt. Thorpe arrested Mr. Brooks for domestic violence and transported
him to the Washington County Jail.
On 2 May 10 Courtney M. Brooks, age 29, 200
Pennock Drive Lot 3, Beverly, reported being involved in a heated
argument with her live-in boyfriend. Ms. Brooks stated she was
not assaulted and did not wish to pursue any charges, she just
wanted her boyfriend to be separated from her for the evening.
Ms. Brooks’ boyfriend complied and agreed to stay with
his mother for the evening (1104).
On 2 May 10 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks arrested
Shawn D. Barber, age 23, 110 Colonial Square Apt. E, Belpre,
for .08 breath OVI. Stopping Mr. Barber on School House Road
in Little Hocking for speeding, Deputy Smeeks noticed a strong
odor of alcohol. Mr. Barber admitted consuming approximately
five beers that evening and agreed to submit to field sobriety
tests. Following his poor performance on the tests, Mr. Barber
was transported to the Washington County Jail where he tested
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Corey Andrew Vaughan, age 24, 28085 Tanners
Run Road, Racine, OH, for .08 breath OVI and for speeding, both
misdemeanors. Vaughan was arrested near milepost six on US 50
by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 2 May 10 at 5:30 am.
Russell Dean Brooks, age 41, 12787 State Route
676, Waterford, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Brooks
was arrested at his residence by Sgt. Thorpe of the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 2 May 10 at 7:02 pm.