Archive of 09-09-12
On 9 Sep 9 Lt. Rhodes issued a citation to
Douglas P. Gates, age 45, 1210 Broadway Avenue, Parkersburg,
for operating a vehicle without a license and for operating
a vehicle with fictitious plates. Lt. Rhodes stopped Mr. Gates
on State Route 7 near Joe Skinner Road in Belpre Township.
On 9 Sep 12 Donald C. Rauch, age 72, 2071 Rauch
Road, Fleming, reported at some point during the past day an
unknown suspect(s) stole three junk electric dryers he had stored
on his property. This case remains under investigation (594).
On 9 Sep 12 Mayford Miller, age 54, 1114 Walsh
Road, Vincent, reported sometime during the past three days
a quantity of firewood, a gallon of gas and a log splitter belonging
to his brother were stolen from his property. This case remains
under investigation (594).
On 9 Sep 12 Samantha J. Sampson, age 26, 42
Haas Drive, Stockport, reported she was away from her residence
between 9 am and 10 pm and at some point during that period
an unknown suspect(s) entered her home and stole her prescription
bottles of Flexeril and Tramadol. This case remains under investigation
On 9 Sep 12 Lt. Rhodes requested a warrant
for Victor L. Thompson, age 34, 906 1/2 Tygart Street, Parkersburg,
for telecommunications harassment. Advised two days earlier
to cease contacting the mother of his child, Mr. Thompson phoned
and sent text messages to the thirty-four year old victim. When
Lt. Rhodes spoke to him, Mr. Thompson repeatedly stated he wanted
to meet Lt. Rhodes somewhere to fight him.
On 9 Sep 12 Pamela Gereshenski, age 43, 817
Masonic Park Road Lot 4, Marietta, reported she was assaulted
by her husband, Michael Page, age 45, who lives in his own trailer
at Lot 1. The couple had been drinking at Mr. Page’s residence
throughout the day and could not agree who would purchase more
alcohol when their supply was depleted. An argument followed,
at which time Mr. Page choked his wife and shoved her to the
floor. Deputy Sheriff Simmons observed signs of a struggle in
the trailer and noticed minor injuries on Ms. Gereshenski. Consequently,
Deputy Simmons arrested Mr. Page for domestic violence and transported
him to the Washington County Jail. At the time of his arrest
Mr. Page tested .307 BAC.
THREE ARRESTED ON DRUG
Three suspects were arrested on 8 Sep 12 after
the security department at Kroger in Belpre informed the Belpre
Police Department an individual attempted to fill a fake prescription.
The Belpre Police Department located the suspect’s vehicle
near Fruth Pharmacy in Belpre and identified the three suspects
involved in attempting to fill the fake prescriptions. At the
request of the Belpre Police Department, the Sheriff’s
Office and Major Crimes Task Force arrived to assist. A search
of the vehicle, driven by Mario L. Reed, age 28, 2851 Montague
Street, Memphis, TN, resulted in the discovery of 180 Lortab
pills concealed in a hidden compartment and numerous papers
and receipts. The passenger in the vehicle, Nickolas Q. Pruitt,
age 29, 2821 Redbud Circle, Memphis, was identified by the Fruth’s
employees as having had a fake prescription. The third suspect,
Felicia A. Bryant, age 34, 1100 Marechalneil Street, Memphis,
was found nearby and had a small quantity of cocaine and 180
Lortab pills in her purse. She had just filled the Lortab prescription
in another woman’s name and had yet another woman’s
name on a prescription in her purse.
Sheriff Mincks lauded the Belpre Police Department
for the bust, stating “the efforts of their officers are
essential in the local fight against drugs. The Sheriff’s
Office has an excellent working relationship with the Belpre
Police Department and with them, we will continue to protect
the citizens of Washington County.”
All three suspects remain incarcerated in lieu
of bond in the Washington County Jail. Their charges and bonds
are as follows:
Mario Reed, bond $500,000
16 counts of Illegal Processing of Drug Documents
1 count of Tampering with Drugs
1 count of Complicity
1 count of Possession of Drugs (Lortab six times the bulk amount)
Nickolas Pruitt, bond $150,000
1 count of Complicity
2 counts of Illegal Processing of Drug Documents
Felicia Bryant, bond $500,000
1 count of Possession of Drugs (cocaine)
1 count Possession of Drugs (Lortab six times the bulk amount)
1 count Obtaining a Dangerous Drug by Deception
1 count Illegal Processing of Drug Documents
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Paul Charles Wright, age 25, 135 Groves Avenue,
Marietta, for being a fugitive from justice, a felony. Wright
was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta
City Police Department and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 9 Sep 12 at 10:59 am.
David Aaron Hanson, age 34, 832 Ridge Street,
Marietta, for contempt for failing to pay fines, a misdemeanor.
Hanson was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Sury of the
Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 9 Sep 12 at 8:28 pm.
Michael Brian Page, age 45, 817 Masonic Park
Road Lot 1, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
Page was arrested at his residence by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 9 Sep 12 at 8:32 pm.