Archive of 05-03-13
On 3 May 13 Robert D. Whytsell, age 51, 100
Dixon Road, Cutler, reported a friend informed him that morning
that his camper had burned. Mr. Whytsell stayed elsewhere for
the past couple day and stated the camper did not have electric
service but did have propane. The State Fire Marshal was contacted
to ascertain the cause of the fire (1007).
On 3 May 13 Ronald E. Hill, age 72, 3310 Sandhill
Road, Marietta, reported two tenants who were evicted from mobile
homes at 3306 Sandhill Road left the homes in a state of severe
disrepair. The furnished mobile homes were vacated with broken
furniture and windows, paint splattered on the walls and floors
and trash strewn throughout in inside and outside. This case
remains under investigation (113).
On 3 May 13 Sgt. Reeder, Deputy Sheriff White
and the Grandview Fire Department responded to a brush fire
on the property of Richard D. McKay, age 58, at 2090 Fairview
Ridge Road, New Matamoras. Mr. McKay had a bonfire the previous
evening and believed he extinguished it but a spark spread to
the surrounding area and burnt between three and five acres
overnight. No property was damaged.
On 3 May 13 David L. Britton, age 60, 952 Veto
Road, Little Hocking, reported sometime overnight an unknown
suspect(s) entered a garage and stole two chainsaws, a bag of
Dewalt tools, fishing equipment and an old battery. This case
remains under investigation (1007).
On 3 May 13 the Little Hocking Fire Department
transported a teen week old child to Camden Clark Hospital for
treatment to possible injuries suffered in a fall. The child’s
grandmother was picking up the child in a car seat when the
improperly locked handle caused the carrier to roll forward.
The child was not injured and medically cleared for release
from the hospital (129).
On 3 May 13 Peter Kowalsky, age 31, 1365 Clark
Road, Cutler, reported after leaving a burn pile briefly unattended,
the fire spread to an adjacent field and to a storage shed.
The shed and its contents, an ATV, propane tank, antenna, garage
door and assorted wood trim, were a total loss. The Barlow and
Wesley fire departments responded and extinguished the blaze
On 3 May 13 Cynthia M. Lang, age 49, 12880
Waterford Road, Waterford, reported a tenant of a trailer on
Waterford Road paid for his February rent with a check that
was later returned for nonsufficient funds. This case remains
under investigation (129).
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Meghan Elyse Dorset, age 24, 2608 Avery Street
Apt. 29, Parkersburg, for failure to appear, a misdemeanor.
Dorset was arrested in Marietta Municipal Court by Patrolman
Warden of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 3 May 13 at 10:02 am.
Kevin Matthew Hess, age 25, 231 Faye Avenue,
Marietta, for trafficking in drugs, a felony. Hess was picked
up at the Noble Correctional Institution by Deputy Sheriff Malone
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 3 May 13 at
Russell S. Burkhammer Jr., age 40, 1023 Third
Street, Marietta, for tampering with drugs, a felony. Burkhammer
was picked up in Athens by Deputy Sheriff Doak and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 3 May 13 at 3:32 pm.
Allen Jeffery Grigg, age 20, 731 Center Street,
Beverly, for aggravated arson, a felony. Grigg was picked up
in Athens by Deputy Sheriff Doak and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 3 May 13 at 4:00 pm.