Archive of 05-15-13
On 15 May 13 Deputy Sheriff Reeder and the
Caldwell Fire Department responded to a fire at the residence
of Joshua Little, age 21, at 37 Elba Hill Road, Macksburg. Mr.
Little was burning debris when the fire spread to a nearby porch,
causing it to catch fire. The fire then spread to other areas
of the home and caused significant damage.
On 15 May 13 Donald C. Rauch, age 73, 2071
Rauch Road, Fleming, reported at some point during the night
an unknown suspect(s) stole several sections of aluminum roofing
from a scrap pile on his property. This case remains under investigation
On 15 May 13 Daniel Brumbaugh, age 65, 1189
Farson Avenue, Belpre, reported he believes on either 25 Apr
or 26 Apr an unknown suspect(s) entered a storage building on
his property and stole approximately 400 DVDs. This case remains
under investigation (129).
On 15 May 13 Lance J. Matheny, age 51, 3360
Cats Creek Road, Macksburg, reported sometime between noon and
2 pm the previous day a .38 Taurus revolver was stolen from
his garage. This case remains under investigation (509).
On 15 May 13 Nicole Cook, age 29, 289 Turkey
Hollow Road, Cutler, reported she departed her residence at
7:30 am and when she returned at 8:30 pm she discovered her
boyfriend’s Xbox was missing. Along with the Xbox, fourteen
games, a controller and a text pad were stolen. This case remains
under investigation (912).
On 15 May 13 Lt. Stackpole and Deputy Sheriff
Blamble responded to reports of a male screaming for help. In
the area of 11753 State Route 60, Lowell, the Deputies observed
Ashton M. Krofft, age 18, 610 Military Road, Zanesville, shouting
for help as he was swimming across the Muskingum River. Mr.
Krofft stated he consumed eight grams of psilocybin mushrooms
and smoked two marijuana joints and said a group of unknown
individuals were chasing after him. As a precaution, the Lowell
Fire Department transported Mr. Krofft to Marietta Memorial
Hospital for treatment to possible hypothermia. At the hospital
Mr. Krofft was determined not to be hypothermic and found in
possession of a marijuana pipe. Upon his release from hospital,
Mr. Krofft was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication
and possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to the
Washington County Jail.
On 15 May 13 Terry McCarty, age 50, 125 Hickory
Street, Lower Salem, reported he recently learned two checks
were written on his bank account without his authorization.
The first check was issued to Mr. McCarty’s son, Christian,
age 21, for $100 and dated 18 Feb 13 and the second was issued
to Par Mar for $131.75 and dated 10 May 13. Questioned about
the check written to him, Christian admitted stealing the check
from his father’s checkbook and forging his father’s
signature. Christian said he did so because he did not have
a job and needed the money. Terry stated he recognized the handwriting
on the other check and believed it to be that of his other son,
Andrew, age 24. Andrew said he was with Christian at the Pit
Stop when his brother handed him the check to pay for gasoline
and other items. Andrew stated he assumed his father gave the
check to his brother but admitted it was wrong to forge his
father’s signature. Based on his investigation, Deputy
Sheriff Hunter arrested Christian for forgery and theft and
Andrew for forgery and transported them to the Washington County
DRUG TRAFFICKING ARREST
This morning, Agents of the Major Crimes Task
Force arrested a local source of prescription drugs. Trenna
L. Tucker, age 26, 104 Dawes Circle, Marietta, sold a confidential
informant five morphine pills on 16 Jan and one morphine pill
and three Vicodin pills on 18 Jan. Tucker remains incarcerated
in the Washington County Jail without bond pending her initial
court appearance on Thursday at 8 am.
The three drug trafficking charges against
Ms.Tucker are third, fourth and fifth degree felonies. The third
degree felony is a result of the transaction on 16 Jan, which
took place in the presence of Ms. Tucker's young child.
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Trenna Lynn Tucker, age 26, 104 Dawes Circle,
Marietta, for three felony counts of trafficking in drugs. Tucker
was arrested at her residence by Detective Lockhart of the Washington
County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 15 May 13 at 11:12 am.
Christian Mark McCarty, age 21, 125 Hickory
Street, Lower Salem, for theft and forgery, both felonies. McCarty
was arrested at her residence by Deputy Sheriff Hunter and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 15 May 13 at 7:25 pm.
Andrew Lee McCarty, age 24, 125 Hickory Street,
Lower Salem, for forgery, a felony. McCarty was arrested at
his residence by Deputy Sheriff Hunter and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 15 May 13 at 7:25 pm.