Archive of 05-16-10
On 16 May 10 Deputy Sheriff Lockhart requested
a summons for a fifteen year old Belpre resident to appear in
Juvenile Court on a charge of delinquency by domestic violence.
The juvenile’s parents reported their son became upset
when they requested he finish his chores and repeatedly kicked
a chair into his father’s legs. Thereafter, the juvenile
shoved his father and chased him around their yard while threatening
to strike him with a cast iron tractor. Once the juvenile quit
chasing his father he spit in his mother’s face, broke
a glass vase and threatened to break everything in the home.
On 16 May 10 a friend of Jeffrey Myers, age
33, 8555 State Route 26, Marietta, reported she has not seen
or heard from Mr. Myers for the past day. Mr. Myers was reportedly
en route to Charleston, WV but has yet to return. This case
remains under investigation (594).
On 16 May 10 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks arrested
Kevin L. Powell, age 22, 54920 Hudson Road, Reedsville, for
OVI, driving under a suspended, failure to control and for failure
to comply with the order/signal of an officer. Investigating
a report of an intoxicated driver, Deputy Smeeks located the
suspect vehicle on US 50. Deputy Smeeks attempted to stop the
vehicle but Mr. Powell accelerated away and swerved recklessly
as he attempted to negotiate turns. Mr. Powell’s vehicle
finally came to rest after striking three parked vehicles at
2778 State Route 124, Little Hocking. When transported to the
Washington County Jail Mr. Powell refused to submit to a BAC
On 16 May 10 Lt. Gherke issued a minor misdemeanor
citation to Katianna M. Royer, age 19, 1530 Venus Place, Zanesville,
for possession of marijuana. Stopping Ms. Royer for driving
without headlights, Lt. Gherke discovered a bag of marijuana
after a canine indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle.
Lt. Gherke also requested a summons for Ms. Royer’s sixteen
year old sister to appear in Juvenile Court for being delinquent.
The teenager was found in possession of a plastic bag containing
3.11 grams of marijuana.
On 16 May 10 Kenneth A. Casada Jr., age 27,
3719 Blue Knob Road Apt. 3, Marietta, reported he was involved
in an argument with the mother of his two month old child. Mr.
Casada said his child’s mother stays at his residence
when he is working out of town and when he arrived home that
morning she was argumentative and appeared to be intoxicated.
Elaborating further, Mr. Casada stated he phoned for help deescalate
the situation. The two parties agreed to separate for the evening
to avoid additional problems. Unable to find evidence of criminal
activity, Deputy Sheriff Mayle closed this case as unfounded.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Kevin Lee Powell, age 22, 54920 Hudson Road,
Reedsville, for OVI, driving under a suspended, failure to control
and for failure to comply with the order/signal of an officer,
all misdemeanors. Powell was arrested on State Route 124 by
Deputy Sheriff Smeeks and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 16 May 10 at 4:45 am.
Philip Gene Covey, age 32, 26934 State Route
7, Marietta, for burglary, a felony. Covey was arrested on Market
Street by Patrolman Nohe of the Marietta City Police Department
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 May 10 at