Archive of 04-22-11
On 22 Apr 11 the Washington County Sheriff’s
Office responded to 2850 State Rte 555, Little Hocking, in reference
to an unknown male subject beating on the door of the residence.
The subject was unsteady on his feet and had a strong odor of
an alcoholic beverage about his person. The subject was later
identified as Justin E. Roush, age 21, 637 Ross Road, Little
Hocking. Roush advised that he thought he was at his own residence.
During a search of Roush a handgun and spent shells were found
on his person. Also located on Roush’s property was a
baggy of marijuana and a smoking device. Roush was arrested
by Deputy Sheriff Smeeks for Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Using
Weapons While Intoxicated, Underage Consumption of Alcohol,
Possession of Drugs, and Drug Paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.
Roush was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail.
On 22 Apr 11 Deanna L. Delong, age 56, 28 Briarbey
Lane, Barlow, reported she allowed her boyfriend to drive to
Mississippi on 5 Apr with a promise that he would return in
a week. Ms. Delong said she contacted her boyfriend but he claimed
ownership of the vehicle and refused to return it. This case
remains under investigation (610).
On 22 Apr 11 a witness reported to occupants
of a vehicle appeared to be involved in an altercation in the
vicinity of 10694 State Route 550, Vincent. Interviewed by Deputy
Sheriff Rhodes, the victim, Tara Riley, age 24, 436 Main Street,
Waterford, said she was involved in an argument with Sheldon
D. Hill, age 28, 9150 State Route 550, Vincent, as she drove
him from his residence en route to his court appointment. During
the skirmish, Ms. Riley said Mr. Hill struck her twice in the
face and pulled the rearview mirror from her windshield, cracking
the glass. Ms. Riley stated after she stopped the vehicle Mr.
Hill exited and damaged the passenger side door. Though Mr.
Hill claimed no physical altercation took place, Ms. Riley exhibited
redness on both cheeks and Mr. Hill had minor scratch marks
on his neck that Ms. Riley inflicted as a struggle took place.
As a result of his investigation, Deputy Rhodes arrested Mr.
Hill for assault and criminal damaging and transported him to
the Washington County Jail.
On 22 Apr 11 a forty-seven year old Marietta
resident reported her sixteen year old daughter ran away from
home the previous afternoon and she has not seen her since.
The mother stated she has spoken to her daughter on the phone
regularly but she will not divulge her location. This case remains
under investigation (608).
On 22 Apr 11 Nicole A. Cook, age 27, 765 Warrior
Drive, Vincent, reported she recently learned that her former
live-in boyfriend stole several articles of her jewelry and
sold them at a jewelry store in West Virginia. This case remains
under investigation (200).
On 22 Apr 11 Donald Offenberger, age 70, 227
Center Road, Waterford, reported sometime between 20 Apr and
22 Apr a sump pump was stolen from a vacant rental property
he owns at 680 Main Street, Waterford. This case remains under
SUSPECT CHARGED WITH SEXUAL
CORRUPTION OF A MINOR
On 22 April 2011 Detectives from the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office were contacted by The Washington
County Children Service Board in reference to an alleged sexual
assault. The juvenile victim (under the age of sixteen and over
the age of 13) was contacted and confirmed sexual intercourse
with Harold Eugene Michaels, Jr., age 45, 7375 Dalzell Road,
Lower Salem, OH. The alleged acts occurred near Dalzell and
on Pleasants Ridge Road in Washington County. Michaels was charged
with sexual corruption of a minor and remains incarcerated in
the Washington County Jail in lieu of bond pending an appearance
in Marietta Municipal Court.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Justin Edwin Roush, age 21, 637 Ross Road,
Little Hocking, for Underage Consumption of Alcohol, Carrying
a Concealed Weapon, Using Weapons While Intoxicated, Drug Possession
and Drug Paraphernalia, all misdemeanors. Roush was arrested
by Deputy Sheriff Smeeks and was processed into the Washington
County Jail on 22 Apr 11 at 12:39 a.m.
Andrew David Lewis, age 29, 2112 Shyber Way
NW 112, Issauqah, WA, for OVI and Failure to Yield, misdemeanors.
Lewis was arrested on Greene Street by Patrolman Nedeff of the
Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington
County Jail on 22 Apr 11 at 1:15 a.m.
Sheldon Dwight Hill, age 28, 9150 State Route
550, Vincent, for assault and for criminal damaging, both misdemeanors.
Hill was arrested in Barlow by Deputy Sheriff Rhodes and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 22 Apr 11 at 9:08 am.
Harold Eugene Michaels Jr., age 45, 7375 Dalzell
Road, Lower Salem, for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor,
a felony. Michaels was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff
Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on
22 Apr 11 at 5:29 pm.
Sunshine Louise Farnsworth, age 26, 832 Saint
Marys Avenue, Marietta, for violating the terms of her probation,
a misdemeanor. Farnsworth was arrested on Putnam Street in by
Patrolman McCracken of the Marietta City Police Department and
processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Apr 11 at 11:11