Archive of 09-13-13
On 13 Sep 13 the owner of Huck’s Pallet,
3810 Tick Ridge Road, Vincent, reported at some point during
the past two days a “Pedestrian Crossing” sign he
purchased was stolen from the roadway outside his business.
This case remains under investigation (912).
On 13 Sep 13 Clinton L. Purkey, age 37, 5870
State Route 26, Marietta, reported he loaned a single shot shotgun
to a friend in November 2011 and his friend has since moved
and refused repeated requests to return the weapon. This case
remains under investigation (126).
On 13 Sep 13 Thomas Burkhart, age 52, 1018
36th Street, Vienna, was walking his mother’s beagle on
Masonic Park Lane in Devola when a great dane charged at it
from the nearby park. The large dog attacked the beagle for
approximately one minute, biting him multiple times, before
the great dane’s owner was able to intervene. The beagle,
which was bleeding from lacerations on both sides, was going
to be held overnight at the Green Meadows Veterinary Clinic
for observation. This case remains under investigation (1010).
On 13 Sep 13 Howard C. Spencer, age 67, 52
Saint Andrews Boulevard, Belpre, reported he found two syringes
containing a yellowish fluid under a mattress in his adult daughter’s
bedroom. The syringes, which did not test positive for heroin,
were marked for destruction (509).
On 13 Sep 13 Ralph E. Cline, age 60, 920 Bender
Road, Marietta, reported when he arrived home he discovered
what appeared to be a suicide note from his son, Cody J. Cline,
age 33, 611 Ward Place Apt. B, Parkersburg. The elder Cline
said his son stole a generator and other tools and that his
son intended to pawn the items in order to buy heroin and overdose
on it. In the note the younger Cline admitted stealing various
items, including a shotgun, and pawning the items days earlier.
The Belpre Police Department located the younger Cline and arrested
him for driving under a suspended license. At the time of his
arrest, Mr. Cline was in possession of his father’s generator
as well as pawn receipts from other stolen items he pawned for
cash. For stealing the generator and other tools, Deputy Sheriff
McPeek charged Mr. Cline with grand theft. Additional charges
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Bruce Walter Kohler, age 52, 7802 Brittany
Drive NE, North Canton, OH, for OVI and speeding, both misdemeanors.
Kohler was arrested on State Route 7 by the Ohio State Highway
Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep
13 at 2:44 am.
Amy Leigh Davis, age 28, 407 Eighth Street
Lot 6, Belpre, for domestic violence and for driving under an
FRA suspended license, both misdemeanors. Davis was arrested
in Belpre by Patrolman Nichols of the Belpre City Police Department
and processed into the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 13 at
Terra Elizabeth Hooper, age 33, 2614 Bird Street,
Parkersburg, for tampering with evidence and for two counts
of theft, all felonies. Hooper was picked up at the North Central
Regional Jail by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 13 at 12:19 pm.
Cody Justin Cline, age 33, 6112 Ward Street Apt. B, Parkersburg,
for theft, a felony. Cline arrested in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff
McPeek and processed into the Washington County Jail on 13 Sep
13 at 6:00 pm.
Mackenzie Patrick Peters, age 23, 804 Victoria
Avenue, Williamstown, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.
Peters was arrested at Don Drumm Stadium by Patrolman Linscott
of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 13 Sep 13 at 9:15 pm.