Archive of 01-31-12
On 31 Jan 12 Robert L. Starcher, age 33, 48836
Hillcrest Drive, Caldwell, reported at some point during the
past twenty-four hours an unknown suspect(s) entered his deceased
brother’s home at 21005 State Route 676, Marietta, and
stole a thirty-two inch flat screen television. This case remains
under investigation (1293).
On 31 Jan 12 Janie D. Wise, age 37, 208 Upper
Fifteenmile Creek Road, Wingett Run, reported her vehicle broke
down in New Matamoras and while she was stranded in a parking
lot three individuals accosted her. Ms. Wise said she’s
had problems with the suspects for the past year and she was
forced to retreat inside her car to avoid a physical confrontation.
While she was inside her vehicle, Ms. Wise stated Michael D.
Slonaker, age 28, 1216 Williamson Avenue Lot 44, New Matamoras,
pounded on her window and threatened to beat her and send her
to the hospital. In addition, Ms. Wise said Mr. Slonaker’s
live-in girlfriend, Linda Lasure, age 29, bombarded her with
derogatory comments. Based on Ms. Wise’s statement, Deputy
Sheriff Holbert requested a warrant for Mr. Slonaker for menacing
and a summons for Ms. Lasure for disorderly conduct. Deputy
Holbert determined the third suspect did not commit and criminal
On 31 Jan 12 Lt. Gherke arrested David L. McKee
II, age 50, 47084 Cain Ridge Road, Clarington, OH, for assault.
Intoxicated and upset over an incident at work, Mr. McKee confronted
his coworker Jeff Church, age 51, 1225 Barrett South Road, Vincent,
at Mr. Church’s residence. As Mr. Church attempted to
avoid a confrontation, Mr. McKee grabbed him by the shoulder
and pulled him backward. That caused the two to stumble over
a porch swing and to fall off the porch onto a large pile of
The following individual
was processed into the Washington County Jail:
Michael Thomas Dunigan, age 24, 4120 Fourth
Avenue, Vienna, for OVI, failure to yield and possession of
drugs, all misdemeanors. Dunigan was arrested on Second Street
in Marietta by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 31 Jan 12 at 2:23 am.