Archive of 08-22-10
On 22 Aug 10 Christy Collins, age 27, 401 Third
Street, Macksburg, reported she refilled two days earlier and
when she awoke to take her medication that morning three pill
bottles were empty and another was missing. This case remains
under investigation (594).
On 22 Aug 10 Glenna Milliron, age 18, 280 Bethel
Road, Marietta, reported she was lying in bed during an argument
with her husband when her husband pulled the mattress in an
attempt to get her off the bed. Ms. Milliron phoned a relative
who took her husband to another location for the evening. Neither
party reported being threatened nor did they state they feared
for their safety. As a result, Sgt. Norman closed this case
On 22 Aug 10 a Warren Township trustee reported
three trash bags were tossed off the side of Hannah Road near
the first milepost. Deputy Sheriff Lockhart located indentifying
materials within the rubbish and is attempting to contact the
parties responsible for improperly disposing of the trash.
On 22 Aug 10 Lisa W. Williams, age 47, 21200
State Route 676, Marietta, reported a Garmin GPS unit and $60
were stolen from her vehicle sometime overnight. This case remains
under investigation (707).
On 22 Aug 10 an employee of R&J Trucking,
14530 State Route 7, Marietta, reported sometime between 7:30
pm on 21 Aug and 10 am on 22 Aug an unknown suspect(s) broke
a window to a semi-truck and stole a CB radio, a GPS unit and
a frequency monitor. Nearby, at 553 Blue Knob Road, Joe Lightfritz,
age 48, reported an unlocked truck was entered and a CB radio
stolen. This case remains under investigation (707).
On 22 Aug 10 Deputy Sheriff Mankins issued
a citation to Adam K. Morris, age 18, 775 Turkey Hollow Road,
Cutler, for operating a vehicle without a license and for operating
an unsafe vehicle. Deputy Mankins stopped Mr. Adams for operating
an ATV on State Route 555 in Fairfield Township.
SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR INTIMIDATION OF
On August 21, 2010, Agents from the Parkersburg
Narcotics Task Force and the Washington County Major Crimes
Task Force began a joint investigation concerning the intimidation
of a witness scheduled to appear in Wood County Circuit Court
on August 31, 2010. Agents discovered posters were being circulated
in the Parkersburg-Marietta area by Patrick R. Marte, age 25,
407 8th Street, Lot # 6, Belpre, who was attempting to locate
an individual who was utilized as a confidential informant against
him in Wood and Washington counties to allegedly purchased crack
cocaine, morphine and illegal prescription medications. Marte
obtained information about the confidential informant from his
defense attorney during the discovery process in preparation
for a trial. The posters contained a photograph and the name
of the confidential informant.
Several individuals were interviewed and indicated
Marte was attempting to intimidate the confidential information
in an effort to get him to leave town. An individual believed
to be working for Marte allegedly brandished a firearm and alluded
he was going to use it against the confidential informant. This
individual also indicated $70,000 was being offered for the
location of the Confidential Informant.
On August 22, 2010, Agents executed a search
warrant at the defendant’s residence at 407 8th Street
Lot #6 Belpre. Upon arriving at the residence the Agents identified
themselves and after not receiving a response from inside were
required to use force to gain entry. The defendant attempted
to flee and had to be physically restrained.
Subsequently the defendant was arrested and
transported to the Washington County Jail and charged with F3
intimidation of a witness and M1 resisting arrest. He is being
held in lieu of bond pending an appearance in Marietta Municipal
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Ronald Eugene Blair Jr., age 29, 30530 Lebanon
Road, Lower Salem, for a felony charge of OVI and for misdemeanor
charges of endangering children, driving under an FRA suspended
license, operating a vehicle with fictitious plates and driving
left of center. Blair was arrested on Dalzell Road by the Ohio
State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 22 Aug 10 at 12:59 am.
James Arthur Henes, age 34, 315 Baxter Street
Apt. 4, Medina, OH, for OVI and for driving left of center,
both misdemeanors. Henes was arrested on Second Street by Patrolman
Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 22 Aug 10 at 4:15 am.
Elizabeth Dawn Beck, age 24, 743 Lancaster
Street, Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a
misdemeanor. Beck was arrested at the Four Seasons by Patrolman
Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 22 Aug 10 at 6:45 pm.
Patrick Ryan Marte, age 25, 1010 Poplar Street,
Belpre, for a felony charge of intimidation of a witness and
for a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. Marte was arrested
at his residence by Detective Staats of the Washington County
Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 22 Aug 10 at 7:10 pm.