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Archive of 05-11-12

On 11 May 12 administrators at the Washington County Career Center reported a male student and a female student were believed to have sexually explicit photos on their phones that they previously sent to each other via text message. Examining the phones, Sgt. Anderson observed several explicit photos on the female’s phone that she took of herself but found no such images on the male’s phone. After the phones undergo further forensic examination, Sgt. Anderson will contact the Prosecutor’s Office to determine if any charges are warranted in the matter.

On 11 May 12 Steven Johnson, age 35, 207 Main Street, Lowell, reported when he approached a tenant to inform him he was being evicted, the tenant, Jeffrey Dowler, age 46, punched him without provocation. Mr. Johnson was not injured but said that Mr. Dowler hit him hard. Admitting he struck Mr. Johnson, Mr. Dowler was arrested for assault by Deputy Sheriff Hall and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 11 May 12 Robert Vernon, age 55, 375 Bethel Road, Marietta, reported at some point during the past week an unknown suspect(s) kicked open the door to his garage. Believing only jumper cables were stolen, Mr. Vernon declined to pursue the matter further (1104).

On 11 May 12 Ellen O’Brien, age 51, 11427 State Route 821, Lower Salem, reported when she returned from vacation she discovered a Stihl weed eater was missing from her garage. Ms. O’Brien said the weed eater was stolen sometime after 9 May and was valued at $300. This case remains under investigation (912).

The following individual was processed into the Washington County Jail:

Jeffrey Scott Dowler, age 46, 5963 SW 112th Way, Cooper City, FL, for assault, a misdemeanor. Dowler was arrested on Main Street in Lowell by Deputy Sheriff Hall and processed into the Washington County Jail on 11 May 12 at 9:24 pm.

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