Archive of 03-27-13
On 27 Mar 13 Lt. Rhodes arrested Richard A.
Hobbs, age 48, Marietta, for disorderly conduct by intoxication.
A clerk at the Pit Stop reported late that afternoon that Mr.
Hobbs purchased a twenty-four ounce can of beer and was possibly
consuming it in the parking lot and annoying customers. Located
walking along the northbound ramp onto I-77 at exit six, Mr.
Hobbs had an odor of alcohol and was unsteady on his feet. At
the Washington County Jail Mr. Hobbs tested .180 BAC.
On 27 Mar 13 Alice Nay, age 38, 9105 State
Route 550, Vincent, reported she discovered drug paraphernalia
in her estranged husband’s belongings. Deputy Sheriff
Augenstein recovered the items and arranged for their destruction.
On 27 Mar 13 Tabitha Way, age 31, 29465 State
Route 7, Marietta, reported she was assaulted by her live-in
boyfriend, Frederick McKitrick, age 30. Accusing Ms. Way of
cheating on him, Mr. McKitrick attempted to pull her down stairs
and struck her twice with a high chair. During the incident
Mr. McKitrick also grabbed Ms. Way by the hair and poured a
can of beer over her head and ripped a phone cord from the wall
to keep her from calling for help. Ms. Way received treatment
at Marietta Memorial Hospital and was determined to have a broken
wrist. As a result of the incident, Deputy Sheriff Carr arrested
Mr. McKitrick for a felony charge of disrupting public service
and a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence and transported
him to the Washington County Jail.
On 27 Mar 13 Deputy Sheriff Metts arrested
a seventeen year old Little Hocking resident on a charge of
delinquency for inducing panic and disorderly conduct. The previous
day the Warren High School student sent a text message to a
friend stating he was “about to go homicidal on that drama
infested school.” The teenager also advised his friend
to wear red the following day “just for caution.”
The teenager, who was suspended from school, admitted sending
the text messages because he was angry with other students at
On 27 Mar 13 Kenneth E. Strahler, age 65, 116
Alta Street, Marietta, reported sometime during the past several
days a trail camera was stolen from his property at 850 Hunter
Avenue, Marietta. This case remains under investigation (129).
On 27 Mar 13 Tonya L. McMaster, age 38, 550
Rummer Road, Marietta, reported sometime between noon and 4
pm an unknown suspect(s) entered her home and stole a large
television and a Playstation with two games. The total value
of the stolen items is over $1,200. This case remains under
On 27 Mar 13 Ross Stevens, age 24, 2419 Indian
Run Road, Marietta, reported that evening his girlfriend, Rebecca
Sergent, age 22, 1320 Caywood Road, Marietta, stole a muzzleloader
from his home and was possibly going to sell it to purchase
narcotics. Located at a residence on Washington Street and questioned,
Ms. Sergent denied stealing the weapon and claimed it was given
to her by Mr. Stevens. Despite Ms. Sergent’s denial, Deputy
Sheriff McKee arrested her for theft and transported her to
the Washington County Jail.
On 27 Mar 13 Sgt. Mankins requested a summons
for Amy D. Bickham, age 38, 812 Phillips Street, Marietta, for
obstructing official business. Ms. Bickham failed to contact
the Sheriff’s Office when she came in contact with a wanted
fugitive despite being previously ordered by Deputies to phone
the Sheriff’s Office if she happened to do so.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Justin Ryan Schroeder, age 31, 6235 Fifteenmile
Creek Road, Wingett Run, for violating the terms of his probation,
a felony. Schroeder was arrested at the Courthouse by Deputy
Sheriff Simmons and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 27 Mar 13 at 2:07 pm.
Tyler Joseph McMahan, age 20, 305 Lee Street,
Belpre, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony.
McMahan was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Greathouse of the
Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 27 Mar 13 at 2:34 pm.
Richard Aaron Hobbs, age 48, Marietta, for
disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Hobbs was
arrested along Interstate 77 by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 27 Mar 13 at 5:31 pm.
Frederick Gale McKitrick, age 30, 29465 State
Route 7, Marietta, for a felony charge of disrupting public
service and a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence. McKitrick
was arrested at his residence by Deputy Sheriff Carr and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 13 at 6:18 pm.
Rebecca Lou Sergent, age 22, 1320 Caywood Road,
Marietta, for theft of a firearm, a felony. Sergent was arrested
on Washington Street by Deputy Sheriff McKee and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 27 Mar 13 at 10:09 pm.