Archive of 06-16-13
On 16 Jun 13 Deputy Sheriff Augenstein issued
a citation to Joshua R. Busch, age 32, 970 Browns Road, Marietta,
for driving under a suspended license. Deputy Augenstein stopped
Mr. Busch on Byers Road near Sate Route 7 in Marietta Township.
On 16 Jun 13 Gary W. Baughan, age 72, 25 Allen
Street, Little Hocking, reported at some point during the past
several days an unknown suspect(s) damaged a camper he stores
at 1200 Drag Strip Road, Belpre. The suspect(s) damaged the
windshield, the interior and dash, spray painted obscenities
on the outside and removed a television from the inside. This
case remains under investigation (1007).
On 16 Jun 13 Thomas Witten, age 33, 3800 Muskingum
River Road, Lowell, reported he was traveling to his home when
he observed a vehicle stuck in his field. Erica A. Bruce, age
23, 111 W. Montgomery Street Apt. 23, Marietta, admitted driving
the vehicle and said she ran off the road when she swerved to
avoid a deer. Mrs. Bruce said she consumed alcohol that evening
and provided with a breath sample that showed a BAC of .104.
Therefore Deputy Metts arrested Mrs. Bruce for OVI and transported
her to the Washington County Jail. Present during the accident,
Mrs. Bruce's husband was advised to not have the car towed until
morning to avoid further damage to Mr. Witten's field. Despite
the warning, Mrs. Bruce's vehicle was later seen attached to
a tow truck and additional damage observed in Mr. Witten's field.
Possible charges are pending in that aspect of the incident.
On 16 Jun 13 Christopher D. Becker, age 29,
658 Robinson Hill Road, Marietta, reported he was assaulted
by his live-in girlfriend, Gail Woodell, age 31. Mr. Becker
said he argued with his girlfriend throughout the evening and
at one point Ms. Woodell struck him in the chest and arm with
a baseball bat. Ms. Woodell subsequently began throwing Mr.
Becker's property out of the home because she was angry he did
not return home the previous night. Based on his investigation,
Deputy Sheriff White arrested Ms. Woodell for domestic violence
and transported her to the Washington County Jail.
On 16 Jun 13 Keith A. Crace, age 42, 236 Francis
Road, Lowell, reported at some point during the past day an
unknown suspect(s) entered his home and stole his recently filled
prescriptions of Vicodin and Xanax. This case remains under
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Gail Marie Woodell, age 31, 658 Robinson Hill
Road, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Woodell
was arrested in Marietta by Deputy Sheriff Metts and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 16 Jun 13 at 5:19 am.
Misty Lou Crace, age 39, 236 Francis Road,
Lowell, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Crace was arrested
at her residence by Deputy Sheriff McKee and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 16 Jun 13 at 5:08 pm.
Jeffrey Alan Theiss, age 35, 27130 State Route
7, Marietta, for a felony charges of violating the terms of
his probation for possession of criminal tools and for a misdemeanor
charge of for failing to reinstate his operator's license. Theiss
was arrested on Dudley Avenue by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta
City Police Department and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 16 Jun 16 at 8:27 pm.
Erica Ann Bruce, age 23, 111 W. Montgomery
Street Apt. 23, Marietta, for OVI and for operating a vehicle
without a license, both misdemeanors. Bruce was arrested on
Rainbow Road in Lowell by Deputy Sheriff Metts and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 16 Jun 13 at 11:19 pm.