Archive of 01-22-11
On 22 Jan 11 Deputy Sheriff Schubert responded
to a fire at the residence of Ursula E. McKeefer, age 68, at
701 Fourth Street, New Matamoras. Extinguished by fire departments
from Grandview Township, Sardis and Newport, the fire caused
significant damage to the home. Initial findings indicate are
that the fire was caused by an electric heater plugged in on
the second floor of the residence. No injuries were reported.
On 22 Jan 11 a seventeen year old Parkersburg
resident reported she was assaulted while exchanging custody
of her son at her former boyfriend’s residence in Newport.
The victim claimed her ex-boyfriend’s sister grabbed her
hooded sweatshirt, shoved her and threatened her while she held
her son in his car seat. The suspect and her mother contradicted
the victim’s statement, saying she was confrontational
during the exchange. This case remains under investigation (594).
On 22 Jan 11 the owner of the Lawnsdale, 2355
Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, reported at 3:25 am on 21 Jan three
suspects pried open a door and gain entry into the business.
Once inside, the owner stated the suspects stole fourteen bottles
of liquor. This case remains under investigation (1293).
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Jeremy McClure Wittekind, age 32, 420 Colegate
Drive, Marietta, for OVI, for operating a vehicle without a
license and for failure to yield, all misdemeanors. Wittekind
was arrested on Greene Street in Marietta by the Ohio State
Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 22 Jan 11 at 2:15 am.
Ronald Bruce Sheridan, age 39, 306 Putnam Avenue,
Marietta, for domestic violence, a felony. Sheridan was arrested
at his residence by Patrolman Saho of the Marietta City Police
Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on
22 Jan 11 at 8:55 pm.