Archive of 10-23-11
On 23 Oct 11 Deputy Sheriff Simmons arrested
Jeremiah J. Lyons, age 29, 121 Elm Street, Davisville, WV, for
assault. Along with his girlfriend and her two children, Mr.
Lyons was visiting a residence on Mitchell’s Lane in Marietta
when the incident occurred. After breaking up a fight between
the two children, Mr. Lyons disciplined the aggressor by making
him stand in a corner. At some point Mr. Lyons slapped the eleven
year old multiple times and inflicted a bloody nose.
On 23 Oct 11 Thomas W. Woodford, age 57, 3315
Blue Knob Road, Marietta, reported when he approached his truck
to depart for work he noticed the center pane of the truck’s
rear window was shattered. Upon further inspection, Mr. Woodford
observed a CD/DVD player from a computer stuck between the truck’s
windshield and dash and additional cracks in the windshield.
This case remains under investigation (610).
On 23 Oct 11 Richard McMahan, age 71, 170 McMahan
Road, New Matamoras, reported at some point during the past
two weeks an unknown suspect(s) stole scrap metal and oil jack
equipment from a shed on his mother’s property on State
Route 7 in Independence Township. This case remains under investigation
On 23 Oct 11 an anonymous caller reported a
suspect with active warrants was inside his nearby home. John
L. Clark, age 40, 1685 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, fled on foot
when Deputies attempted to arrest him on a felony warrant the
previous week and departed his residence prior to the arrival
of Deputies. En route to the residence, Deputies Mankins and
Metts observed Mr. Clark approaching in his vehicle and blocked
the roadway. Mr. Clark drove around the cruiser, through a yard
and continued on Wynncrest toward State Route 550. The Deputies
followed and patrolled the surrounding area but were unable
to locate Mr. Clark. Consequently, Deputy Metts requested a
warrant for Mr. Clark for failure to comply with the order/signal
of an officer.
On 23 Oct 11 the Warren Fire Department transported
Brandon Walters, age 29, 718 Greene Street, Marietta, to Marietta
Memorial Hospital for treatment to burns on his hands and forearms.
Mr. Walters was given permission to siphon gasoline from a riding
lawn mower in a barn owned by Kimberly Kelly, age 46, at 1378
Stone Quarry Road, Fleming, when the gasoline fumes ignited.
In a statement given at the hospital Mr. Walters said he was
unsure how the fire started but he said it was possible that
he was smoking at the time. The fire spread to the barn and
fully engulfed it before the Barlow Fire Department arrived
to extinguish it. The barn and its contents were deemed a total
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Jamie Dylan Hill, age 35, Route 2 Box 85B,
Harrisville, WV, for OVI and for having an inoperable headlight,
both misdemeanors. Hill was arrested on Pike Street by Lt. Hornbeck
of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 23 Oct 11 at 1:08 am.
Eric D. Wright, age 25, 1200 Lynch Church Road,
Marietta, for OVI, for operating a vehicle without a license
and for permitting an unlicensed driver to operate his vehicle,
all misdemeanors. Wright was arrested on Front Street in Marietta
by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 23 Oct 11 at 5:00 am.
Jeremiah Jacob Lyons, age 29, 121 Elm Street,
Davisville, WV, for assault, a misdemeanor. Lyons was arrested
on Mitchell’s Lane by Deputy Sheriff Simmons and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 23 Oct 11 at 12:26 pm.