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
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
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