Archive of 12-01-11
On 1 Dec 11 Mark E. Parsons, age 50, 14653
State Route 555, Cutler, reported he departed his residence
on 23 Nov and when he returned on 26 Nov he noticed four sections
of rubber pipe with brass fittings were missing from his property.
This case remains under investigation (507).
On 1 Dec 11 Cathy Comerci, age 54, 752 Clark
Road, Cutler, reported she was away from her residence for around
five hours that evening and at some point during that timeframe
an unknown suspect(s) entered her home and stole a shotgun,
a handgun, six necklaces and several pairs of earrings. The
total value of the stolen items is in excess of $1,600. This
case remains under investigation (1104).
On 1 Dec 11 an employee of Backwood Antiques,
4537 State Route 339, Vincent, reported sometime during the
past two days a concrete horse head, a yard jockey and two concrete
eagles were stolen from outside the business. This case remains
under investigation (507).
On 1 Dec 11 Russell Tuten, age 28, 1445 Sand
Ridge Road, Waterford, reported sometime overnight an unknown
suspect(s) entered his unlocked truck and stole Bennelli Nova
shotgun. This case remains under investigation (507).
On 1 Dec 11 Jay R. Renner, age 64, 19540 State
Route 60, Beverly, reported at some point during the past twenty-four
hours an unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole a
GPS unit, a radar detector and other electronic items. This
case remains under investigation (608).
On 1 Dec 11 Kaylan Wallace, age 21, 1308 Williamson
Avenue Apt. 3B, New Matamoras, reported she stayed at her parents’
home for the past three days and when she returned to her residence
she discovered her thirty-seven inch flat screen television
was missing. Ms. Wallace said her doors were locked when she
left and the sliding glass door was unlocked when she returned.
This case remains under investigation (500).
NEWS COVERAGE LEADS TO
IDENTITY OF THEFT SUSPECT
In the middle of June this year an employee
of Frontier Local Schools reported fifty batteries and lead
cables were stolen from buses at the district’s bus garage
at 44870 State Route 7, New Matamoras. Surveillance footage
obtained from the bus garage was subsequently aired on WTAP
and led to the identity of the suspect, Thomas E. Fellure Jr.,
803 Virginia Street, Parkersburg. Multiple sources identified
the vehicle visible on the surveillance footage as Mr. Fellure’s
and said he hid his vehicle for several days following the news
Additional investigation by Deputy Sheriff
Brockmeier revealed that Mr. Fellure sold 1,085 pounds of lead
batteries to a recycling center in Parkersburg. The bus garage
employee stated 1,085 pounds of the battery of that type was
the approximate weight of twenty-four batteries stolen from
the bus garage. Deputy Brockmeier also discovered that in early
November Mr. Fellure sold the vehicle seen in surveillance footage
to a second salvage yard in Parkersburg.
Based on the information obtained, Deputy Brockmeier
requested warrants for Mr. Fellure for felony charges of vandalism
and theft. In reviewing the invoices obtained by Frontier High
School, their total loss was in excess of $7,700. On the morning
of the theft, twenty-one buses were inoperable because of the
The following individual
was processed into the Washington County Jail:
Adam Lee Cook, age 25, 109 ½ Wooster
Street, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation,
a misdemeanor. Cook was arrested at the office of Probation
Officer Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 1 Dec 11 at 4:53 pm.