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Archive of 11-11-10

On 11 Nov 10 Deputy Sheriff Carr responded to the scene of death of a seventy year old Marietta resident. The woman’s death appears to be due to natural causes; no foul play is suspected.

On 11 Nov 10 Jesse Smith, age 18, 417 Unionville Road, McConnelsville, reported her estranged husband Jerry, age 23, lured her to his residence at 324 Second Street, Macksburg, under the guise that she would be picking up their daughter. Seeing the child was not there, Ms. Smith attempted leave but Mr. Smith pushed her onto a couch. After she stood, Ms. Smith said her husband slapped her and threw her to the floor. While she yelled for her father, who was waiting outside, Ms. Smith stated Mr. Smith began choking her. Mr. Smith released his grip when he noticed his father in law and allowed his wife to leave his home. Questioned about the incident, Mr. Smith admitted tricking his wife into coming to his home so he could talk about their marriage. Mr. Smith acknowledged shoving his wife but claimed he only did so after she began kicking and hitting him. Based on his investigation, Deputy Sheriff Carr arrested Mr. Smith for domestic violence and for violating the terms of a protection order and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

On 11 Nov 10 Robert Gibson, age 40, 614 Elm Street, Belpre, reported he was about to depart his lot along the creek on School House Road in Little Hocking when he noticed two juveniles meddling with the property of other individuals who rent lots at the location. Before they fled the juveniles threw a swing and a grill in the creek. This case remains under investigation (608).

On 11 Nov 10 a witness reported seeing two unknown males carrying a street sign near the intersection of Tick Ridge Road and Layman Road in Vincent. When the witness shined a light on the suspects, they dropped the sign that was stolen from the intersection of Second and High streets in Vincent. Deputy Sheriff Mankins recovered the sign along with a Cincinnati Reds hat located nearby. This case remains under investigation.

The following individual wAS processed into the Washington County Jail:

Jerry Dawayne Smith, age 23, 324 Second Street, Macksburg, for domestic violence and for violating the terms of a protection order, both misdemeanors. Smith was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed into the Washington County Jail on 11 Nov 10 at 2:45 pm.

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