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Archive of 08-27-11

On 27 Aug 11 Lt. Hornbeck and Deputy Sheriff Simmons responded to 1125 Brownsville Road, New Matamoras, where a caller reported an intoxicated individual was seated in a vehicle and threatening to shoot himself with a handgun. When the Deputies arrived the suspect, Richard L. McKnight, age 54, was unarmed, having relinquished his firearm to his daughter. Taken into custody without incident, Mr. McKnight said he was upset because he believed his wife was having an affair and consumed a dozen beers in the past two hours. Mr. McKnight’s daughter stated her father did not point the gun at anyone nor did he threaten to shoot anyone. Mr. McKnight was subsequently arrested for handling a weapon while intoxicated and transported to the Washington County Jail. At the jail Mr. McKnight tested .141 BAC.

On 27 Aug 11 Deputy Sheriff Carr arrested Danny E. Sullivan, age 50, 5680 Johnson Ridge Road, Waterford, for disorderly conduct by intoxication. Found by Beverly-Waterford emergency squad members lying along Sparling Road, Mr. Sullivan appeared highly intoxicated and was barely able to stand. Mr. Sullivan declined to provide a breath sample but stated he drank a lot during a bachelor party that evening.

On 27 Aug 11 Wendall K. Babcock, age 59, 2718 Beach Drive, Belpre, reported sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) stole a self-propelled lawn mower from outside his garage. This case remains under investigation (610).

On 27 Aug 11 Misty Winchell, age 29, 9552 State Route 550, Vincent, reported she and her sister were threatened by their mother when she stopped by their residence to retrieve some belongings. Ms. Winchell said she resides with her father and her mother, Lori Leedy, age 46, 9550 State Route 550, became upset when she would not allow her to enter her father’s bedroom. As she grew enraged, Ms. Leedy threatened to burn the house down while her children were in it and also that she would run a truck through the home’s garage. Ms. Leedy later overheard commenting that she wanted to kill Ms. Winchell. Both Ms. Winchell and her sister, Amy Leedy, age 22, stated their mother’s comments caused them to fear for their safety and requested protection orders against their mother. Consequently, Lt. Hornbeck arrested Ms. Leedy for two counts of domestic violence and transported her to the Washington County Jail.

On 27 Aug 11 Courtney Anderson, age 26, 1502 Stone Quarry Road, Fleming, reported she fled her residence the previous evening after her husband Adam, age 27, over aggressively disciplined their seven year old son. Mrs. Anderson returned to the residence when her husband was not present but she later observed him rifling through her vehicle. Approaching her vehicle, Mrs. Anderson said her husband was angry that he found mail in the car with his name on it and began yelling and cursing at her. Mrs. Anderson stated her husband subsequently threw a plastic CD case that struck her in the mouth and chipped a tooth. In fear of her safety, Mrs. Anderson commented she also fears for her children’s safety because of her husband’s aggressive behavior. As a result, Deputy Sheriff Anderson arrested Mr. Anderson for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

On 27 Aug 11 Deputy Sheriff Carr arrested Lillie B. Singer, age 51, 11827 State Route 555, Cutler, for domestic violence and for two counts of violating the terms of a protection order. Angry after seeing her ex-husband riding past her residence on his motorcycle with his girlfriend, Ms. Singer observed her ex-husband walking to Cutler Station and followed him in her car. Ms. Singer swerved toward her ex-husband, Michael Singer, age 53, 363 Clark Road, Cutler, and later confronted him inside the store and struck him three times with a broom. As he escaped to his girlfriend’s nearby home, Mr. Singer said his ex-wife threatened to crash her vehicle into his motorcycle. Mr. Singer attempted to back his motorcycle farther into his girlfriend’s yard, at which point Ms. Singer accelerated her vehicle toward him and struck the motorcycle as he sat on it. When Ms. Singer reversed, Mr. Singer threw a log to impede the vehicle’s progress and struck the vehicle with a tree branch. While reversing Ms. Singer crashed into the front driver side of another vehicle. Ms. Singer struck the motorcycle a second time and then fled the area. Ms. Singer claimed her ex-husband’s girlfriend initiated the confrontation by calling her derogatory names but admitted coming into contact with the two in violation of a previously issued protection order. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Eric Christopher Edgar, age 26, 417 Goss Fork Road, Whipple, for four counts of failure to appear. Edgar was arrested in Belpre by Sgt. Hornbeck of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 2:17 am.

Danny Edward Sullivan, age 50, 5680 Johnson Ridge Road, Waterford, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Sullivan was arrested in Waterford by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 2:43 am.

Lori Lynn Leedy, age 46, 9550 State Route 550, Vincent, for two misdemeanor counts of domestic violence. Leedy was arrested at her residence by Sgt. Hornbeck of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 4:09 pm.

Timothy Wayne Evans, age 25, 10 Browns Road Apt. A, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Evans was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman McCracken of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 5:34 pm.

Richard Lee McKnight, age 54, 1125 Brownsville Road, New Matamoras, for using a weapon while intoxicated, a felony. McKnight was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Simmons and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 5:52 pm.

Lillie Belle Singer, age 51, 11827 State Route 555, Cutler, for domestic violence and for two counts of for violating the terms of a protection order, all misdemeanors. Singer was arrested at her residence by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 6:58 pm.

Gerald Howard Dicken Jr., age 47, 525 Eagle Street, Fairport Harbor, OH, for obstructing official business and for disorderly conduct by intoxication, both misdemeanors. Dicken was arrested in Beverly by Patrolman Schaad of the Beverly Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Aug 11 at 11:28 pm.

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