Archive of 09-04-13
On 4 Sep 13 Thomas L. Mallory, age 65, 138
Dawes Circle, reported his 1991 black Camaro was stolen from
his father in law’s property at 12363 State Route 339,
Vincent, sometime since he last saw it in February 2013. This
case remains under investigation (509).
On 4 Sep 13 Deputy Sheriff Huffer and the Reno
Fire Department were dispatched to a vehicle fire at Ward’s
Recycling at 27430 State Route 7, Marietta. An employee at the
business was cutting the exhaust off a salvage vehicle when
his reciprocating saw caught fire and flames shot into the fuel
tank. The vehicle immediately caught fire and other employees
attempted to douse it with fire extinguishers and water. The
loss due to the fire is approximately $400.
On 4 Sep 13 Gary K. Naylor, age 63, 19000 State
Route 60, Beverly, reported he wire transferred $9,500 for a
Kubota tractor he found on the internet and he has yet to receive
the tractor. Mr. Naylor completed the transaction outside of
eBay’s checkout procedures and therefore is ineligible
for the protections provided by the auction site. This case
remains under investigation (1010).
On 4 Sep 13 the New Matamoras Fire Department
transported a two year old New Matamoras resident to Wetzel
County Hospital for treatment after his mother found him unresponsive.
The victim’s mother was traveling in the area of County
Road 9 and State Route 260 when the child made an odd noise.
When the mother stopped the vehicle she noticed her son’s
eyes were rolled up in the back of his head. The child was awake
and crying when he arrived at the hospital. He was later transferred
to WVU Hospital for neurological examination (1090).
On 4 Sep 13 Lenora Lada, age 47, 133 Ohio Boulevard,
Marietta, reported an acquaintance borrowed her Jeep Cherokee
and when he returned it she observed damage on the driver’s
side door and to the dashboard and ignition box. Ms. Lada’s
acquaintance initially said he would pay for the damage but
has since cut off communication with Ms. Lada. This case remains
under investigation (1104).
Dwin J. McGraw, age 61, 53661 Number 9 Road,
Reedsville, was arrested in New Matamoras around 3:00 this morning
on felony charges of kidnapping and disrupting public service
and misdemeanor charges of assault, aggravated menacing and
carrying a concealed weapon. Mr. McGraw picked up Jennifer Jorgensen,
age 32, 2138 Vanderhoof Road, Coolville, and one of her friends
in Parkersburg and offered to drive them home. After dropping
off Ms. Jorgensen’s friend, Mr. McGraw refused to drive
to Ms. Jorgensen’s residence and ignored her repeated
pleas for him to let her out of his vehicle. When Ms. Jorgensen
attempted to exit the moving vehicle, Mr. McGraw grabbed her
and struck her in the mouth.
Ms. Jorgensen was finally able to seek help
when Mr. McGraw stopped for fuel in New Matamoras. At the gas
station, Mr. McGraw would not allow Ms. Jorgensen out of his
sight and threatened to arrest her. Ms. Jorgensen sought the
help of the store’s clerk and was then able call for help.
Ms. Jorgensen informed Deputy Sheriff McKee that Mr. McGraw
had a handgun in the vehicle and that she feared for her safety.
Questioned by Deputy McKee, Mr. McGraw admitted giving Ms. Jorgensen
a ride but denied kidnapping her or restricting her from exiting
Mr. McGraw appeared in Marietta Municipal Court
this morning and is being held without bond in the Washington
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Thomas Eugene Wise, age 22, 1203 Wyatt Lane
Apt. B, Belpre, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Wise was
arrested at his residence by Patrolman Williams of the Belpre
City Police Department and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 4 Sep 13 at 12:11 am.
Nathan Scott Tewkesbury, age 28, 521 Barclay
Street Apt. 15, Belpre, for resisting arrest and for two counts
of failure to appear, both misdemeanors. Tewkesbury was arrested
in Belpre by Patrolman Cook of the Belpre City Police Department
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 4 Sep 13 at
Dwin Jay McGraw, age 61, 53661 Number 9 Road,
Reedsville, for felony charges of kidnapping and disrupting
public service and misdemeanor charges of assault, aggravated
menacing and carrying a concealed weapon. McGraw was arrested
in New Matamoras by Deputy Sheriff McKee and processed into
the Washington County Jail on 4 Sep 13 at 4:31 am.
Danny Ray Wright Jr., age 38, 3193 Rainer Avenue,
Columbus, for failure to appear, a misdemeanor. Wright was arrested
in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff Reeder and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 4 Sep 13 at 12:31 pm.
Richard Glenn Newman II, age 47, 3485 Market
Street, Stockport, for violating the terms of his probation,
a misdemeanor. Newman was arrested at the Courthouse by Deputy
Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail
on 4 Sep 13 at 2:09 pm.
Daniel Maurice Pottmeyer, age 29, 7959 State
Route 60, Lowell, for two felony counts of rape. Pottmeyer was
picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Sheriff
Simmons and processed into the Washington County Jail on 4 Sep
13 at 3:35 pm.