Archive of 12-30-11
On 30 Dec 11 the New Matamoras Fire Department
transported a forty-nine year old Bradenton, FL resident to
Marietta Memorial Hospital following a prescription drug overdose.
The woman is in town visiting family and reportedly ingested
twenty muscle relaxers she purchased from an unknown individual
in Florida. The victim’s current condition is unknown
On 30 Oct 11 an employee of Washington Electric
Cooperative reported an electric meter to a garage on Woodruff
Road in Vincent was re connected without the company’s
permission. The employee said the meter was disconnected for
nonpayment in October 2010 and since being reconnected had accrued
$829 in unpaid charges. This case remains under investigation
On 30 Dec 11 Lance E. Huck, age 35, 4893 Muskingum
River Road, Lowell, reported he was assaulted by a coworker
at Uniselect USA that afternoon. Mr. Huck said he and Louis
P. Schafer, age 21, 522 Sixth Street, Marietta, disagreed over
the placement of a sensor on a conveyor belt and Mr. Schafer
became increasingly irate. During the argument Mr. Schafer shoved
Mr. Huck and caused him to trip and fall onto a shipping crate.
Other employees confirmed Mr. Huck’s statement, prompting
Deputy Sheriff Day to request a summons for Mr. Schafer for
On 30 Dec 11 Debra Wheeler, age 48, 395 Sandhill
Road, Marietta, reported at some point during the past three
days an unknown suspect(s) entered five vehicles on her property.
From the vehicles the suspect(s) stole a total of $50, a GPS
unit and various CDs. This case remains under investigation
On 30 Dec 11 Earl D. Griffin, age 35, 2470
Pleasant Ridge Road, Marietta, reported he was repairing his
Dodge Ram after it was involved in a single vehicle crash five
days earlier when he noticed that it appeared the tie rod on
the vehicle was partially cut. The tie rod is part of the steering
mechanism and could be the cause of the crash that occurred
because the truck’s steering failed. This case remains
under investigation (1097).
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Zachariah Hayes Meadows, age 30, 271 ½
N. Second Avenue, Middleport, OH, for OVI, driving under a suspended
license and driving outside the marked lanes of travel, all
misdemeanors. Meadows was arrested on US 50 by Lt. Rhodes of
the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 30 Dec 11 at 12:35 am.
Allen Dale Ball, age 29, 74 Pine Brook Road,
Washington, WV, for driving under a suspended license and for
failing to obey the right of way, both misdemeanors. Ball was
arrested in Barlow by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 30 Dec 11 at 2:01 pm.
Nathaniel Alexander Landen, age 26, 716 Colvin
Street Apt. C, Belpre, for a felony charge of violating the
terms of his probation and two misdemeanor counts of theft.
Landen was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Williams of
the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 30 Dec 11 at 8:31 pm.
Raven Skyler Andrews, age 21, 207 Florence
Street, Belpre, for theft, misuse of a credit card and contempt
of a court order, all misdemeanors. Andrews was arrested at
his residence by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 30 Dec 11 at 9:15 pm.