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Archive of 05-01-13

On 1 May 13 Deputy Sheriff Hunter investigated a report of a juvenile who threatened to bring a gun to school the following day. The suspect, a thirteen year old Marietta resident, was playing a video game on a school bus and uttered curse words when he became frustrated with his game. Another student admonished him for his language, at which point the suspect yelled at her in return. The other student then threw the suspect’s backpack to another student, further angering the suspect. At that point, the suspect stated he would bring his dad’s gun to school and shoot several students. Questioned about his comments, the juvenile admitted being frustrated with the other students and stated he did mention bringing a gun to school and shooting students on the bus. The suspect said he knew he should not have made the comment and stated he had no intention of carrying out the threat. In addition to a ten day suspension and possible expulsion, the student faces possible charges in Juvenile Court. Any charges filed will be at the discretion of the Prosecutor’s Office.

On 1 May 13 Thomas H. Turner, age 59, 18990 State Route 339, Waterford, reported he was visiting a friend’s residence when he received a phone call from his sister stating his home was on fire. The Waterford Fire Department responded to the residence and extinguished the blaze. The fire, the origin of which is unknown, caused severe damage. The State Fire Marshal was contacted to determine the cause of the fire. No foul play is suspected (713).

On 1 May 13 Deputy Sheriff R. Reeder requested a summons for Amye L. Hawkins, age 18, 642 Tick Ridge Road, Vincent, for possession of marijuana. Acting on a tip, the assistant principal at the Washington County Career Center searched Ms. Hawkins’ purse and discovered two small marijuana joints. Ms. Hawkins stated she got the marijuana from a friend at Warren High School and said she brought the marijuana to smoke after school.

On 1 May 13 Tosha M. Hill, age 26, 331 Hill Road, Cutler, reported she was involved in a disagreement with her live-in boyfriend. Upset that her boyfriend got grease on a new blanket, Ms. Hill scolded her boyfriend. A brief argument followed, during which Ms. Hill was momentarily grabbed her neck. Ms. Hill said she was not in fear for her safety and commented that she only wanted a Deputy present while she collected her belongings. Ms. Hill declined to pursue charges in the matter and spent the night at a friend’s home.

the Sheriff’s Office received the following warrants:

Lisa Holder, age 31, 312 Harmar Street, Marietta, for failure to appear at a court ordered hearing on 9 Apr 13.

Kevin J. McRhea, age 42, 911 19th Street, Parkersburg, for violating the terms of his probation by failing to pay costs and fines and failing to appear for a fine hearing.

Clarence O. Jeffers, age 49, 107 Muskingum Drive, Marietta, for failing to appear to serve three days in jail on 22 Apr 13.

The following individuals were processed into the Washington County Jail:

Jillian Beth Plummer, age 26, 1311 Milky Road, Newport, TN, for driving under a suspended license, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding, all misdemeanors. Plummer was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 1 May 13 at 1:12 am.

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