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Archive of 05-31-11

On 31 May 11 Eric Massey, age 42, 1017 Lakeview Drive, Beverly, reported sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) entered vehicles in his driveway and stole two wallets containing a variety of items and total of $135. This case remains under investigation (684).

On 31 May 11 the Salem Fire Department transported David Treadway, age 59, 6306 Highland Ridge Road, Lowell, to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment to a severe laceration near his left wrist. While baling hay on his property, Mr. Treadway said he reached into a baler to remove a clog when the baler caught his hand. Mr. Treadway said he still has feeling in his fingers and was due to consult an orthopedic surgeon (684).

On 31 May 11 Timothy E. Carrothers, age 66, 415 Dana Road, Newport, reported he dropped his vehicle off for an oil change at Pioneer Chevrolet at 11 am and when he picked the vehicle up an hour later two $100 bills were missing from a bank envelope in the console of his vehicle. Reimbursed by the business for his loss, Mr. Carrothers declined to pursue the matter further (594).

On 31 May 11 the Barlow Fire Department transported a thirty-eight year old Vincent resident to Marietta Memorial Hospital for treatment following a suicide attempt. The woman consumed alcohol and a number of prescription muscle relaxers in an attempt to take her own life. The victim was conscious and coherent when interviewed by Deputy Sheriff Anderson and is scheduled for a mental evaluation.

On 31 May 11 Fred R. Wofter, age 70, 21820 State Route 60, Beverly, reported he was in the waiting room at his doctor’s office at 151 Anderson Lane, Waterford, when another patient entered the room and informed him that his truck was smoking. Mr. Wofter opened the hood, saw flames and extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher given to him by a bystander. The Beverly-Waterford Fire Department responded and extinguished the remnants of the fire in the liner of the underside of the hood. Mr. Wofter suffered a minor burn on his right arm and was treated at his doctor’s office (200).

On 31 May 11 a Salem Township trustee reported at some point during the past four days an unknown suspect(s) stole between one and two tons of scrap metal from the township’s gravel pit just south of 9320 State Route 821 in Lower Salem. This case remains under investigation (594).

On 31 May 11 James N. Beaver, age 49, 1300 Dode Avenue, New Matamoras, reported he departed his residence at 2 pm on 27 May and when he returned at 11 am on 30 May he discovered his front door had been kicked open. Mr. Beaver said the only thing he believes is missing from his residence is a Ka-Bar knife valued at approximately $65. This case remains under investigation (594).

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Steven Charles Wheeler, age 26, 1265 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Wheeler was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 31 May 11 at 12:32 am.

Walter Eugene Harrell Jr., age 39, 69 Belvedere Avenue, Columbus, for a felony charge of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business. Harrell turned himself in at the Marietta City Police Department and was processed into the Washington County Jail on 31 May 11 at 10:40 am.

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