Archive of 11-06-11
On 6 Nov 11 a neighbor reported hearing what
sounded like a domestic altercation at 1210 Drag Strip Road,
Belpre. At the scene, Deputy Sheriff Underwood interviewed Dakota
Lawson, age 18, who said he was blowing off steam outside because
he caught his girlfriend cheating on him. Mr. Lawson’s
mother verified his story, stating that no altercation took
place. However, Deputy Underwood arrested Mr. Lawson for violating
the terms of a protection order. The order was issued following
a prior incident between Mr. Lawson and his mother and forbade
Mr. Lawson from being in contact with his mother.
On 6 Nov 11 Rhonda L. Beebe, age 42, 306 Third
Street, Beverly, reported between 6:45 and 7:00 that evening
an unknown suspect(s) broke the rear window of her vehicle.
This case remains under investigation (790).
On 6 Nov 11 Deputy Sheriff McConnell requested
summonses for a sixteen year old and two seventeen year old
Marietta residents to appear in Juvenile Court on drug related
delinquency charges. While on patrol late the previous evening,
Deputy McConnell noticed a vehicle with foggy windows parked
near the basketball courts on River Road in Devola. When he
spoke to the vehicle’s occupants Deputy McConnell noticed
a strong odor of burnt marijuana. Deputy McConnell also observed
marijuana buds on the floor of the vehicle and marijuana leaves
stuck to the teenagers’ clothing. From the juveniles Deputy
McConnell confiscated a roach clip, rolling papers, two marijuana
pipes and a small quantity of marijuana.
On 6 Nov 11 an individual reported his neighbor,
Pamela Gereshenski, age 43, 817 Masonic Park Road Lot 4, Marietta,
was bleeding from a head wound. Receiving treatment at Marietta
Memorial Hospital, Ms. Gereshenski, who appeared intoxicated,
said she fell while getting out of bed and struck her head on
a table. Confirming the sequence of events with Mrs. Gereshenski’s
husband, Lt. Hornbeck closed this case as unfounded domestic
On 6 Nov 11 Thomas J. Dowler, age 38, 3948
Lost Pavement Road, Parkersburg, was life-flighted to OSU Medical
Center following a motorcycle crash at the Wildwood Lake Race
Track in Decatur Township. Mr. Dowler misjudged his landing
after encountering a ramp on the track, flipped over his motorcycle’s
handlebars and landed on his head. Losing consciousness for
nearly five minutes, Mr. Dowler was responsive but confused
and slurring his speech prior to being transported. His current
condition is unknown (610).
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Dakota Allen Lawson, age 18, 1210 Drag Strip
Road, Belpre, for violating the terms of a protection order,
a misdemeanor. Lawson was arrested at his residence by Deputy
Sheriff McConnell and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 6 Nov 11 at 1:38 am.
Daniel Edward Hendrickson, age 57, Marietta,
for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on unpaid fines,
a misdemeanor. Hendrickson was arrested in Marietta by Patrolman
McCracken of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 6 Nov 11 at 2:56 am.
David Lee Slagle Jr., age 30, 4468 Rainbow
Road, Lowell, for tampering with evidence and for two counts
of possession of drugs, all felonies. Slagle was arrested at
the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 6 Nov 11 at 6:17 am.
Justin Tyler Gibbs, age 20, 827 Ridge Street,
Marietta, for a felony charge of theft and for three misdemeanor
charges of failure to appear. Gibbs was arrested in Marietta
by Patrolman Sury of the Marietta City Police Department and
processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Nov 11 at 7:44