Archive of 08-17-10
On 17 Aug 10 Mark Tilton, age 41, 12622 State
Route 60, Lowell, reported his wife Teresa, age 40, was intoxicated,
belligerent and was yelling at him to leave their home. At one
point Mrs. Tilton locked herself in the bathroom for a substantial
amount of time so her teenage daughter forced the door open
to make sure her mother was okay. Mrs. Tilton responded by shoving
her daughter out of the doorway against a wall and struck her
in the head. Mrs. Tilton then turned her rage onto her husband
and shoved him until he was outside the front door. Based on
the statements of Mr. Tilton and his daughter, Deputy Sheriff
Reeder arrested Mrs. Tilton for two counts of domestic violence
and transported her to the Washington County Jail.
13,440 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED FROM
INDOOR GROW OPERATION
On 17 August 2010 Agents from the Major Crimes
Task Force and BCI & I seized 13,440 grams of marijuana
from Rhonda Sue Rublee, age 60, 2480 Reed Road, Marietta, OH.
This seizure was part of an Eradication Operation being conducted
in Washington County by BCI & I and the Major Crimes Task
Force. Marijuana plants growing outside of Rublee’s residence
were originally observed by BCI & I Agents flying in a helicopter.
Rublee was then contacted by MCTF Agents and agreed to have
her residence searched. Substantial materials to support a large
grow operation and 372 plants were seized.
Rublee, a Registered Nurse, recently retired
from the Marietta Health Department stated she had been growing
marijuana for over 20 years. Rublee is being held in the Washington
County Jail in lieu of bond pending an appearance in Marietta
This seizure was part of a multi-day operation
being conducted in Washington County. Over 750 plants have been
seized as part of this operation.
METH LAB DISCOVERED – TWO ARRESTED
Following the execution of a search warrant
at 830 Ridge Street, Marietta, Task Force Agents arrested James
E. Broadwater, age 43, and Arlan L. Kobusch, age 41, for manufacturing
methamphetamine within the vicinity of a juvenile. During the
search warrant Agents located a number of chemicals involving
the manufacturing of methamphetamine, including coffee filters,
pseudoephedrine, solvents and salts. A witness familiar with
the two suspects informed Agents during the search warrant that
Broadwater and Kobusch recently engaged in manufacturing methamphetamine
at their residence.
Manufacturing methamphetamine within the vicinity
of a juvenile is a first degree felony and upon conviction carries
a mandatory prison term of at least four years. Kobusch and
Broadwater are incarcerated in the Washington County Jail without
bond and are scheduled to appear in court this afternoon.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Teresa Denice Tilton, age 40, 12622 State Route
60, Lowell, for two misdemeanor counts of domestic violence.
Tilton was arrested at her residence by Deputy Sheriff Reeder
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Aug 10 at
Jessica Dawn Black, age 28, Marietta, for contempt
for failing to pay fines. Black was arrested on Third Street
by Patrolman Nohe of the Marietta City Police Department and
processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Aug 10 at 1:50