Archive of 07-27-11
On 27 Jul 11 Deputy Sheriff Simmons and the
Newport, Reno and Saint Marys fire departments responded to
a fire at the residence of Scott A. O’Grady, age 38, at
25 Danas Run Road, Newport. Mr. O’Grady was asleep in
an upstairs bedroom when his cousin, who was sleeping on a couch
downstairs, awoke him and stated the house was on fire. The
two men escaped without injury and the blaze was eventually
extinguished after causing significant damage. The State Fire
Marshal’s Office was contacted to ascertain the cause
of the blaze.
On 27 Jul 11 a thirty-eight year old Lowell
resident reported her fifteen year old nephew does not obey
house rules set by her mother, the teenager’s custodial
guardian. The complainant said she is providing hospice care
for her mother and was involved in a heated argument with her
nephew. During the argument the juvenile commented that he would
injure himself using a gun but he said he only made the comment
to try to make his aunt feel bad. The juvenile’s aunt
declined to pursue unruly charges in the matter. Deputy Sheriff
Smeeks arranged for the teenager to temporarily stay at a friend’s
On 27 Jul 11 Michael Johnson, age 37, 12540
State Route 550, Fleming, reported at some point during the
past two and a half weeks an unknown suspect(s) stole an air
compressor and various impact hand tools from his garage. This
case remains under investigation (1293).
On 27 Jul 11 Sgt. Norman arrested a thirteen
year old Beverly resident on a charge of delinquency by domestic
violence. Upset that he was not given permission to swim in
the family’s pool, the juvenile began shouting at and
shoving his thirty-four year old mother. When his mother phoned
for help, the juvenile continued to shove his mother and bent
back her fingers as he attempted to pry them away from the phone.
The teenager’s mother also said the juvenile held a drywall
trowel to his throat and threatened to kill himself if she didn’t
hang up the phone. The juvenile attempted to hide when Sgt.
Norman and Deputy Sheriff Reeder arrived but was located and
taken into custody without incident.
On 27 Jul 11 Kenneth Stack, age 68, 2825 Buells
Run Road, Macksburg, reported sometime overnight an unknown
suspect(s) caused a fire on a bulldozer he owns that is parked
at a logging site on Warren Chapel Road. It appears the fire
originated when the suspect(s) intentionally or inadvertently
placed a seat cushion against two batteries caused a spark.
The fire caused approximately $300 in damage. This case remains
under investigation (500).
On 27 Jul 11 an employee of Cunningham Scrap,
10770 State Route 550, Barlow, reported an individual stole
approximately fifty pounds of scrap radiators and later sold
them at a recycling center in Parkersburg. A second victim,
Shannon Reynolds, age 40, 72 Sweetapple Road, Vincent, reported
he believes the same suspect, along with possibly two others,
stole two 100 foot welding leads from his property and sold
them at the same recycling center. This case remains under investigation
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Mindy Sue Fox, age 30, 237 Muskingum Drive,
Marietta, for failure to appear, a misdemeanor. Fox was arrested
at her residence by Patrolman Hickey of the Marietta City Police
Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on
27 Jul 11 at 1:59 am.
James Louis Antill Jr., age 28, 309 Maple Street,
Marietta, for disorderly conduct by fighting, a misdemeanor.
Antill was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman McCracken of the
Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 27 Jul 11 at 7:59 am.
Russell Darrin Binegar, age 43, 722 Front Street,
Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Binegar was
arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta City
Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 27 Jul 11 at 10:10 am.
Justin Douglas Porter, age 19, 38985 Bradyn
Road, Dexter City, for violating the terms of his probation,
a misdemeanor. Porter was arrested at the office of Probation
Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 27 Jul 11 at 11:28 am.
Michael Leroy McMannis, age 49, 140 Green Street,
Zanesville, for OVI, a felony. McMannis was picked up in Muskingum
County by Deputy Sheriff O’Brien and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 27 Jul 11 at 12:10 pm.
Paul Christopher Johnson, age 39, 104 Ryanwood
Village, Parkersburg, for theft and for operating a vehicle
without a license, both misdemeanors. Johnson was arrested in
Marietta by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta City Police Department
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jul 11 at
Lacey Renee Benson, age 21, 102 Victory Place,
Marietta, for two felony counts of domestic violence. Benson
was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta
City Police Department and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 27 Jul 11 at 3:54 pm.
Eric Leavelle Allen, age 38, 1310 Scott Street,
Covington, KY, for theft and for misuse of a credit card, both
felonies. Allen was picked up in Kenton County, KY by Deputy
Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 27 Jul 11 at 4:27 pm.