Archive of 02-06-12
On 6 Feb 12 Wesley L. Casto, age 19, 695 Silver
Globe Road, Marietta, reported he was walking on Silver Globe
Road en route to a friend’s home when he was attacked
by two males approximately a mile from his residence. Wielding
a baseball bat with pink duct tape on it, the suspects repeatedly
struck Mr. Casto in the knees. Mr. Casto eventually escaped
and returned to his home, where Deputy Sheriff Smithberger observed
him lying on the floor, writhing in pain. The Warren Fire Department
transported Mr. Casto to Marietta Memorial for treatment to
contusions and lacerations in his knee areas. Examinations showed
Mr. Casto suffered no internal injuries. This case remains under
On 6 Feb 12 an employee of the Hickory Grove
gas station at 5525 State Route 339, Vincent, reported sometime
overnight an unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered a second floor
office. The employee said the office is only accessible through
exterior steps that lead to the office door. No property appears
missing from the office. This case remains under investigation
On 6 Feb 12 an employee of Hurst Tractor Sales,
1200 Pike Street, Marietta, reported when he arrived at work
that morning he discovered evidence that the business was entered
during the night. The employee found the cash boxes of two vending
machines lying on the floor and the empty drawer from a cash
register sitting on a counter. The owner of the business was
unsure of what was stolen without completing a full inventory
but stated a .22 pistol and a portable DVD were missing. This
case remains under investigation (1007).
On 6 Feb 12 Deputy Sheriff Mankins investigated
an assault that took place at Warren High School around noon.
The sixteen year old suspect, a Belpre resident, attacked the
seventeen year old victim in a hallway between classes after
hearing a rumor last week that the victim inappropriately touched
his sister. The victim, a resident of Little Hocking, said the
suspect struck him approximately twenty times in the back of
the head and that he did not retaliate. Following a precautionary
examination at Marietta Memorial Hospital the victim was released.
Deputy Mankins will file charges on the suspect at a later date.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Khayyam Omar Payton, age 31, 831 Florence Street,
Belpre, for OVI, speeding and for driving under an OVI suspended
license, all misdemeanors. Payton was arrested on State Route
7 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 6 Feb 12 at 12:37 am.
Joshua Allen Campbell, age 29, 602 ½
41st Street, Vienna, for two misdemeanor counts of failure to
appear. Campbell was arrested on State Route 7 by Deputy Sheriff
Lockhart and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6
Feb 12 at 6:40 am.
James Gregory Harris Jr., age 33, 116 Mill
Street Apt. D, Newark, OH, for breach of recognizance and failure
to appear, both felonies. Harris was picked up in Licking County
by Deputy Sheriff O’Brien and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 6 Feb 12 at 12:31 pm.
Thomas Ogle Davis, age 30, 52175 Tower Road,
Cumberland, OH, for theft, a misdemeanor. Davis was arrested
on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 6 Feb 12 at 12:56 pm.