Archive of 01-13-11
On 13 Jan 11 James Winland, age 61, 822 1/2
Florence Street, Belpre, reported he left his jacket unattended
at work between 8 am and 11:30 am on 10 Jan and at some point
during that timeframe approximately twenty hydrocodone pills
were stolen from his jacket pocket. This case remains under
On 13 Jan 11 Susan Cooper, age 57, 5561 State
Route 60, Marietta, was attempting to drive up her driveway
when she encountered a problem due to ice and snow. When she
began backing her Chevy Blazer down the driveway the vehicle
slid off the driveway and onto its passenger side in a ditch.
The crash caused minor damage to the vehicle; Ms. Cooper reported
no injuries (208).
On 13 Jan 11 Deputy Sheriff Holbert charged
Paula J. Westfall, age 45, 6337 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg,
with theft. In November 2010 the landlord at Ms. Westfall’s
former residence at 6487 State Route 821, Whipple, reported
Ms. Westfall removed a refrigerator when she vacated the residence.
The landlord said he attempted to remedy the situation without
pursuing charges but Ms. Westfall would not respond to phone
messages requesting payment for the appliance. Interviewed at
the Washington County Jail where she is incarcerated on unrelated
charges, Ms. Westfall admitted taking the refrigerator and stated
she had not arranged to replace it.
On 13 Jan 11 Sgt. Norman and Deputy Sheriff
Reeder responded to the scene of a domestic dispute at the residence
of Myles Danver, age 36, and his live-in girlfriend Michelle
Moats, age 38, at 220 Morris Road, Marietta. When the Deputies
arrived, Mr. Danver was applying pressure to a wound Ms. Moats
inflicted on herself. Interviewed while Ms. Moats received treatment
from emergency squad members, Mr. Danver stated his girlfriend
was intoxicated and initiated arguments throughout the evening.
At one point, Mr. Danver said he was asleep when Ms. Moats attacked
him. Mr. Danver had several scratches around his eye that he
said were caused by Ms. Moats gouging him with her thumb as
he attempted to restrain her. A short time later Mr. Danver
said Ms. Moats retrieved a knife from the kitchen and stabbed
herself in the chest. Ms. Moats was uncooperative with the Deputies
and the squad members and continued her turbulent behavior when
transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital. Ms. Moats received
two staples to close the wound on her chest and subsequently
released to be transported to the Washington County Jail on
charges of domestic violence and disorderly conduct.
On 13 Jan 11 Michael Duff, age 32, 75 Goss
Fork Road, Whipple, reported sometime between 3 pm on 12 Jan
and 10 am the following morning an unknown suspect(s) cut and
removed copper wire from a house and storage building he owns
at 870 Fifteenmile Creek Road, Whipple. This case remains under
SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA
On January 13, 2011 at 2056 Agents of the Washington
County Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at
the residence of Adam J. Farley, age 28, 306 Putnam Street,
Marietta, Ohio. Upon searching the residence Agents located
two plastic bags of marijuana, two sets of digital scales, other
unused plastic bags, and several different kinds of prescription
pills located in unmarked bottles. All of these items except
the scales were located inside a locked safe owned by Farley.
The digital scales and plastic bags are utilized to facility
the marijuana trafficking business. Farley indicated to the
Agents that he had over one pound of marijuana in the safe prior
to the safe being opened. The actual weight was 532.29 grams.
There are 454 grams in a pound. Farley who is unemployed was
also in possession of $3,405 in cash in his pants pocket at
the time of the search warrant. This money was seized.
Farley was arrested for F4 Felony Trafficking
in Marijuana, transported to the Washington County Jail and
incarcerated. Farley is being held without bond until his appearance
in Marietta Municipal Court at 1:00 pm today.
Office received the following warrants:
Eric C. Edgar, age 26, 417 Goss Fork Road,
Whipple, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on
unpaid fines in the sum of $1,912.50.
William Gonzalez, age 45, 122 Tennis Center
Drive Apt. 11, Marietta, for failure to appear at a court ordered
hearing on unpaid fines in the sum of $886.60.
Jeremy M. Rowe, age 26, 127 Ohio Street, Marietta,
for breach of recognizance for failing to appear for arraignment
on 5 Jan 11.
Elizabeth M. Westgate, age 49, 12858 State
Route 676 Apt. B, Waterford, for failure to appear at a court
ordered hearing on unpaid fines in the sum of $990.60.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Michelle Marie Moats, age 38, 220 Morris Road,
Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor.
Moats was arrested at Marietta Memorial Hospital by Deputy Sheriff
Reeder and processed into the Washington County Jail on 13 Jan
11 at 7:00 am.
James Monroe Alls, age 46, 1046 16th Avenue,
Columbus, for failure to appear, a felony. Alls was picked up
in Franklin County by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 13 Jan 11 at 4:31 pm.
Adam Joe Farley, age 28, 306 Putnam Avenue,
Marietta, for trafficking in drugs, a felony. Farley was arrested
at his residence by Detective Staats of the Washington County
Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 13 Jan 11 at 9:52 pm.