Archive of 01-27-12
On 27 Jan 12 Wei-Chung Sheng, age 47, 402 Hart
Street Apt. 4, Marietta, reported over the past three years
he and another individual invested a large sum of money in a
new company formed by two Marietta residents that promised a
29% rate of return and a return of their investment in three
years. Mr. Sheng alleges the suspects used his investment to
pay personal debts and did not fully establish the new company.
This case remains under investigation (507).
On 27 Jan 12 Miles L. Luke, age 58, 6460 State
Route 821, Whipple, reported a trail camera was stolen from
property he owns at 6560 State Route 60, Marietta, sometime
during the past week. This case remains under investigation
On 27 Jan 12 Heather D. Berga, age 33, 150
Pleasant Ridge Road, Marietta, reported she departed from home
around 7:30 am and when she returned at 5:00 pm she noticed
a number of items missing from her home. Ms. Berga said a Nintendo
Wii and seven games, a laptop computer, three DVDs, over 400
CDs, a griddle and a bottle of change were stolen. The total
value of the stolen items is in excess of $1,500. This case
remains under investigation (1007).
On 27 Jan 12 Tammy Putnam, age 40, 3187 Anderson
Road, Fleming, reported her ex-husband, Donald D. Marshall,
age 38, 29588 Sawyer Run Road, Little Hocking, was in his vehicle
outside her home and making threatening comments. Ms. Putnam
and her children have a protection order against Mr. Marshall
and attempted to scare him off by firing a shotgun into the
air. The tactic did not deter Mr. Marshall, who continued to
threaten violence, stating he would kill Ms. Putnam and everyone
else at her residence. Ms. Putnam said her ex-husband has threatened
her numerous times since their divorce nearly a year ago and
that the incidents have caused her great fear. Mr. Marshall
fled but was located by Lt. Gherke shortly thereafter near the
intersection of State Routes 339 and 550. Lt. Gherke noticed
an odor of alcohol emanating from the vehicle and observed a
number of empty beer cans inside it. Under questioning, Mr.
Marshall said he and a friend, Ronald Milam, age 57, 29590 Sawyer
Run Road, Little Hocking, were driving back roads and drinking
beers. Arrested for violating the terms of a protection order
and aggravated menacing, Mr. Marshall was transported to the
Washington County Jail. At the jail, Mr. Marshall tested .088
BAC and additionally charged with OVI. Mr. Milam was arrested
as well, charged with consuming alcohol in a vehicle.
Office received the following warrants:
Ricky D. Hines, age 50, 271 Muskingum Drive,
Marietta, for failing to appear to serve nineteen days in jail
on 24 Jan 12.
Jason B. McClure, age 32, 2444 Laurel Fork,
Alkol, WV, for possession of drug paraphernalia on 10 Jan 12.
Linda M. Minor, age 24, 126 Sycamore Avenue,
Moundsville, WV, for failing to appear in court for a change
of plea on 25 Jan 12.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Donald Wayne Milam, age 57, 29590 Sawyer Run
Road, Little Hocking, for consuming alcohol in a vehicle, a
misdemeanor. Milam was arrested on State Route 339 by Deputy
Sheriff Holbert and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 27 Jan 12 at 2:12 am.
Donald D. Marshall, age 38, 29522 Sawyer Run
Road, Little Hocking, for a felony charge of violating the terms
of a protection order and misdemeanor charges of .08 breath
OVI and aggravated menacing. Marshall was arrested on State
Route 339 by Lt. Gherke of the Washington County Sheriff’s
Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 27 Jan
12 at 2:43 am.
Rebecca Lou Sargent, age 21, 1200 Lynch Church
Road, Marietta, for violating the terms of her probation, a
misdemeanor. Sargent was arrested at the office of Probation
Officer Farrell and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 27 Jan 12 at 11:35 am.
Eric D. Wright, age 25, 101 Evans Street, New
Matamoras, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor.
Wright was arrested on Evans Street by Patrolman Blamble of
the New Matamoras Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 27 Jan 12 at 9:32 pm.
Jeramia Kemp Brandyberry, age 23, 280 Jett
Hill Road, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation,
a misdemeanor. Brandyberry was arrested at his residence by
Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 27 Jan 12 at 10:18 pm.