Archive of 08-08-11
On 8 Aug 11 Denver C. McIntire, age 62, 181
Third Street Apt. 3, Lowell, reported sometime overnight an
unknown suspect(s) stole a Troy-Built self-propelled lawn mower
from underneath a tarp on his driveway. This case remains under
On 8 Aug 11 Jimmy R. Brookover, age 48, 186
Main Street Lot 4, Lowell, reported he was involved in a minor
dispute with his ex-wife. Mr. Brookover said he lives with his
ex-wife and an argument erupted outside their home over his
use of her mobile phone. Upset that he would not immediately
return the phone, Mr. Brookover’s ex-wife swatted at him
with a mop handle and later grabbed him by the hair. To avoid
further problems, Mr. Brookover relinquished the phone and the
two agreed to separate for the evening. Determining Mr. Brookover
did not fear for his safety during the incident, Deputy Sheriff
Simmons closed this case as unfounded.
On 8 Aug 11 Deputy Sheriff Mankins and the
Dunham Fire Department were dispatched to a fire at Envirotank
at 12381 State Route 7, Belpre. Envirotank employees extinguished
the fire prior to the arrival of the fire department. An employee
of Envirotank said the fire was likely caused by a buildup of
soot in a boiler chimney. The chimney overheated and damaged
trusses, roof, siding and electronic controls at the business.
No foul play is suspected.
On 8 Aug 11 Deputy Sheriff Reeder issued a
citation to Anthony P. Giovanazzo, age 27, RR 2 Box 79A, New
Martinsville, WV, for driving left of center. Deputy Reeder
stopped Mr. Giovanazzo after he made a sharp right turn onto
Pleasants Ridge Road and nearly struck Deputy Reeder’s
On 8 Aug 11 Deputy Sheriff Reeder responded
to the scene of death of a fifty-four year old New Matamoras
resident. Though no foul play is suspected in the man’s
death, this case remains under investigation.
The following individual
was processed into the Washington County Jail:
Albert Leon Bell, age 19, 10 Browns Road Apt.
4B, Marietta, for underage consumption of alcohol, a misdemeanor.
Bell was picked up in Portage County, OH by Deputy Sheriff Tornes
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 8 Aug 11 at