Archive of 05-11-11
On 11 May 11 Sheila D. Murphy, age 53, 11500
Veto Road, Marietta, reported she was involved in an altercation
with her husband Stephen, age 47. Mrs. Murphy said her husband
was intoxicated, upset about softball and accused her of checking
the incoming and outgoing calls on his mobile phone. Confronting
her in the kitchen, Mrs. Murphy said her husband punched her
in the face, shoulder and abdomen. Mrs. Murphy said at one point
her husband pinned her to the floor, placed his foot on her
throat and threatened to break her neck. Mr. Murphy then grabbed
his wife by the neck and twisted it before she was able to wriggle
free and seek refuge in a bedroom. Inquired about the incident,
Mr. Murphy admitted being involved in a physical confrontation
with his wife and said he made a mistake by hitting her. Consequently,
Deputy Sheriff Carr arrested Mr. Murphy for domestic violence
and transported him to the Washington County Jail.
On 11 May 11 Tammy Wunderlich, age 41, 18155
State Route 339, Waterford, reported shortly after her brother
in law, Michael P. Miller, age 42, 417 Rauch Road, Waterford,
phoned her and threatened to shoot her and himself, he appeared
at her residence. When Mr. Miller arrived, Mrs. Wunderlich’s
husband Jason, age 32, repeatedly asked him to leave the property
and a brief scuffle between the two ensued. Fleeing the scene,
Mr. Miller was located in Barlow by Sgt. Hornbeck. At the scene,
Mr. Wunderlich informed Deputy Sheriff Rhodes that he was not
injured during the fray but his wife commented she feared for
her life after receiving Mr. Miller’s phone call. As a
result of the incident, Sgt. Hornbeck arrested Mr. Miller for
telephone harassment, aggravated trespassing, disorderly conduct
and aggravated menacing and transported him to the Washington
On 11 May 11 Deputy Sheriff Lockhart issued
a citation to Sarah M. Altman, age 27, 107 Pineview Circle,
Marietta, for traveling 60 mph in a 50 mph zone. Deputy Lockhart
stopped Ms. Altman on US 50 near Braun Road in Belpre Township.
On 11 May 11 Deputy Sheriff Smeeks issued a
citation to Ethan J. Williams, age 18, 22750 Township Road 119,
Coolville, for traveling 79 mph in a 60 mph zone. Deputy Smeeks
stopped Mr. Williams on State Route 7 near milepost one in Belpre
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Tiffany Rena Kimball, age 22, 520 Third Street
Lot 21, Belmont, WV, for disorderly conduct by fighting, a misdemeanor.
Kimball turned herself in to Deputy Sheriff Malone and was processed
into the Washington County Jail on 11 May 11 at 11:25 am.
Terry Gilbert Dalton, age 45, 1313 Jewett Drive,
Zanesville, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor.
Dalton was arrested in Marietta Municipal Court by Patrolman
Wenzel of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 11 May 11 at 4:15 pm.
Adam Corey Abbott, age 21, 2165 Congress Road,
Belpre, for theft, a felony. Abbott turned himself in to Corrections
Officer Sheaves and was processed into the Washington County
Jail on 11 May 11 at 7:12 pm.
Michael Phillip Miller, age 42, 417 Rauch Road,
Waterford, for telephone harassment, aggravated trespassing,
disorderly conduct and aggravated menacing, all misdemeanors.
Miller was arrested on State Route 339 by Sgt. Hornbeck of the
Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 11 May 11 at 9:44 pm.
Stephen Matthew Murphy, age 47, 11500 Veto
Road, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Murphy
was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Lockhart and
processed into the Washington County Jail on 11 May 11 at 10:19
Harold Dwayne Lowe, age 49, Marietta, for disorderly
conduct, a misdemeanor. Lowe was arrested at Burger King by
Patrolman Wright of the Marietta City Police Department and
processed into the Washington County Jail on 11 May 11 at 10:26