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Archive of 03-15-12

On 15 Mar 12 Lt. Rhodes arrested Bryan E. Cross, age 19, 9834 State Route 555, Cutler, for OVI. After committing multiple traffic violations, Mr. Cross was stopped by Lt. Rhodes on State Route 555 in Fairfield Township. Mr. Cross had a strong odor of alcohol and admitted consuming four beers earlier in the evening. Following his poor performance on field sobriety tests, Mr. Cross was transported to the Washington County Jail. At the jail Mr. Cross tested .147 BAC.

On 15 Mar 12 Deputy Sheriff Underwood requested a summons for a seventeen year old Marietta resident to appear in Juvenile Court for being unruly. The teenager’s father reported his son refused to go to school for the past three days and was afraid a physical confrontation would erupt if he attempted to discipline his son. When the teenager eventually arrived at Warren High School later that morning he refused to attend class until the vice principal threatened to phone the Sheriff’s Office.

On 15 Mar 12 Sarah J. Whytsell, age 32, 167 Vickers Road, Marietta, reported she was assaulted by her husband, Derek, age 31, on 11 Mar. Mrs. Whytsell stated her husband was irate, punched her in the face and threatened to kill her if she didn’t leave the residence. Then while she was driving along with her husband on Barth Road, Mrs. Whytsell said her husband punched her in the neck. Deputy Sheriff Underwood subsequently arrested Mr. Whytsell for domestic violence and transported him to the Washington County Jail.

FOUR ARRESTED FOLLOWING SEARCH WARRANT

In response to reports that a large number of individuals were entering and exiting a room at the Comfort Inn and that the room’s occupants were possibly involved in drug trafficking, Agents of the Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant on the room on 14 Mar 12. Local suspects oftentimes utilize hotel rooms as hubs for drug trafficking in order to avoid drawing attention to their own homes. Though no large quantities of narcotics were found, Agents discovered two of the occupants in the room were in possession of drugs. Justin Deems, age 31, 725 Seventh Street, Marietta, was found in possession of a crack pipe that field tested positive for cocaine and Eric Morris, age 30, 80 Smith Drive, Marietta, was found in possession of a syringe loaded with a liquid that tested positive for cocaine. Deems and Morris have a history of drug related arrests, with Morris being arrested for possession and trafficking as recently as 4 Mar 12. Deems was last arrested for drug trafficking in 2010 and subsequently served a year in prison after being convicted.

As a result of the search warrant, Deems was arrested on a felony charge of possession of crack cocaine and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Similarly, Morris was arrested on a felony charge of possession of cocaine and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug abuse instruments. Agents also arrested Samantha J. Streight, age 23, 423 Douglas Avenue, Marietta, on a felony charge of violating the terms of her probation and Larry G. Thompson, age 29, 231 Faye Avenue, Marietta, on a misdemeanor warrant out of Municipal Court.

Deems and Morris are being held without bond pending their initial court appearance this afternoon. Thompson remains incarcerated in lieu of $2,500 bond and Streight is jailed on a holder requested by her probation officer.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Bryan Eugene Cross, age 19, 9834 State Route 555, Cutler, for OVI, a misdemeanor. Cross was arrested at his residence by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Mar 12 at 1:45 am.

Dustin Tyler Marcum, age 19, 27335 State Route 7, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Marcum was arrested at the office of Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Mar 12 at 10:52 am.

Robert Dale Goodnight, age 34, 1304 Camden Avenue, Parkersburg, for driving under a suspended license and speeding, both misdemeanors. Goodnight was arrested in Marietta by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Mar 12 at 6:40 pm.

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