Archive of 07-16-12
On 16 Jul 12 Deputy Sheriff McPeek requested
a summons for a sixteen year old Marietta resident to appear
in Juvenile Court on a charge of delinquency for possession
of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The teenager’s parents
reported finding marijuana, a marijuana pipe and a grinder in
their daughter’s backpack. Additionally, the parents said
their daughter has recently been disrespectful and has stolen
money items from the home. Demanding the return of her drug
items, the teenager threatened to run away if they were not
given to her.
On 16 Jul 12 Denise Berga, age 20, 202 Duncan
Lane, New Matamoras, reported she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend,
Kevin M. Ridgeway, age 22, 403 Main Street, New Matamoras. While
retrieving property from Ms. Berga’s residence, Mr. Ridgeway
became angry and squirted body wash all over Ms. Berga, a couch,
the wall and ceiling. After Mr. Ridgeway threatened to shoot
Ms. Berga and her son, Ms. Berga fled to a friend’s home.
Mr. Ridgeway followed Ms. Berga to the location, where he struck
her in the mouth, placed her in a head lock and shoved her to
the ground. Questioned about the incident, Mr. Ridgeway only
stated, “take me to jail.” Based on his investigation,
Deputy Sheriff McPeek arrested Mr. Ridgeway for assault and
transported him to the Washington County Jail.
On 16 Jul 12 Mary Webb, age 59, 297 McDonald
Road, Waterford, reported she received a phone call from her
bank informing her that an unknown suspect attempted to use
her personal information to create an account to access her
bank account online. The suspect was unsuccessful in their attempt
to access the account. This case remains under investigation
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Erika Renea Kohl, age 31, 270 Sequoia Drive,
Byesville, for two felony counts of trafficking in drugs. Kohl
turned herself in to Chief Deputy Warden at the Washington County
Sheriff’s Office and was processed into the Washington
County Jail on 16 Jul 12 at 11:05 am.
Thomas Ira Valentine, age 30, Marietta, for
violating the terms of his probation and for two counts of unlawful
restraint, all misdemeanors. Valentine was arrested by Patrolman
Thomas at the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 16 Jul 12 at 2:18 pm.
Kevin Michael Ridgeway, age 22, 403 Main Street,
New Matamoras, for assault, a misdemeanor. Ridgeway was arrested
in New Matamoras by Deputy Sheriff McPeek and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 16 Jul 12 at 2:35 pm.
Ronald Wayne Gilbert, age 47, 920 Quarry Street,
Marietta, for burglary and theft, both felonies. Gilbert was
arrested at his residence by Patrolman Estes of the Marietta
City Police Department and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 16 Jul 12 at 4:01 pm.
Thomas Ogle Davis Sr., age 31, 52175 Tower
Road, Cumberland, OH, for trafficking in drugs, a felony. Davis
was arrested in Macksburg by Sgt. Anderson of the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office and was processed into the Washington
County Jail on 16 Jul 12 at 5:45 pm.