Archive of 06-03-12
On 3 Jun 12 Sgt. Mankins issued a citation
to Michael K. Thompson, age 50, 37116 Goose Run Road, Dexter
City, for traveling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone. Sgt. Mankins stopped
Mr. Thompson on US 50 near milepost 8.5 in Belpre Township.
On 3 Jun 12 a fifty-five year old Newport resident
reported his thirteen year old daughter left their home without
permission at some point during night and left a note stating
she would return at the end of the summer. The teenager, along
with another juvenile from Marietta who left home without permission,
was located at a residence in Belpre. Charges against the juvenile
for running away are likely forthcoming (200).
On 3 Jun 12 Lt. Norman, Sgt. Mankins and Deputy
Sheriff Underwood responded to a domestic dispute that possibly
involved a firearm at 775 Turkey Hollow Road, Cutler. While
en route to the scene Sgt. Mankins was notified that the suspect,
Christopher A. Morris, age 25, was driving a vehicle in his
direction. Shortly after Sgt. Mankins stopped on Welch Road
with his emergency lights activated, Mr. Morris approached in
his vehicle and sideswiped Sgt. Mankins’ cruiser. Questioned
after exiting his vehicle, Mr. Morris said the dispute at his
residence was between his divorced parents and that he was driving
his father home at the request of his mother. Mr. Morris appeared
intoxicated and was charged with OVI by the Ohio State Highway
Patrol. In regards to the firearm, Mr. Morris said it was their
common practice to fire a .22 rifle prior to letting dogs out
of the house in order to scare away coyotes and admitted he
fired the rifle across Welch Road before leaving in his vehicle.
As a result of the incident, Deputy Underwood arrested Mr. Morris
for using a weapon while intoxicated, discharging a weapon across
a roadway and failure to yield to a public safety vehicle. Mr.
Morris’ mother said at no time during the dispute did
she fear for her safety or was threatened.
On 3 Jun 12 Kevin Pierson, age 29, 2150 McDonald
Road, Vincent, reported his wallet, which contained several
gift cards, his debit card and other personal effects, was stolen
from his vehicle while it was parked at the baseball fields
at 95 Federal Road, Little Hocking, between 8 pm and 9 pm. This
case remains under investigation (912).
On 3 Jun 12 a seventeen year old Marietta resident
reported he was away from his residence on Belavista Drive between
2 pm and 11 pm and during that timeframe a small safe was stolen
from his bedroom. The teenager stated the safe contained a gold
diamond ring and $550. This case remains under investigation
On 3 Jun 12 Deputy Sheriff McKee arrested Earl
W. Moore Jr., age 58, 615 Dalzell Road, Whipple, for a felony
charge of domestic violence. Previously convicted of domestic
violence, Mr. Moore choked his sixteen year old stepson during
an argument at their home the previous afternoon. Mr. Moore’s
assault on the juvenile continued until another of his teenage
stepsons pulled him away.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Michael Anthony Dawson, age 23, 49505 State
Route 7, New Matamoras, for OVI and for driving outside the
marked lanes of travel, both misdemeanors. Dawson was arrested
on Pike Street by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 3 Jun 12 at 3:32 am.
Delbert Ray Hall, age 29, 284 Drain Road, Mineral
Wells, WV, for criminal trespassing and for two counts of theft,
all misdemeanors. Hall was arrested at Wal-Mart by Patrolman
Linscott of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 3 Jun 12 at 5:57 pm.
Earl William Moore Jr., age 58, 615 Dalzell
Road, Whipple, for domestic violence, a felony. Moore turned
himself in to Deputy Sheriff McKee and was processed into the
Washington County Jail on 3 Jun 12 at 10:24 pm.
Christopher A. Morris, age 25, 775 Turkey Hollow
Road, Cutler, for using a weapon while intoxicated, for improperly
discharging a firearm and for failing to obey the right of way,
all misdemeanors. Morris was arrested on Welch Road in Cutler
by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 3 Jun 12 at 11:41 pm.