Archive of 10-22-13
On 22 Oct 13 Lt. Gherke and Deputy Sheriff
Huffer responded to the scene of death of a seventy year old
Lower Salem resident. The woman’s death appears to be
due to natural causes; no foul play is suspected.
On 22 Oct 13 Deputy Sheriff Holbert arrested
Jesse J. Bell, age 32, 4220 Welch Road, Little Hocking, for
breaking and entering. Neighbors at 3589 Welch Road, Little
Hocking, reported observing a suspicious male removing property
from a storage building. Mr. Bell initially claimed he had permission
to remove a lawn mower, a bucket, a chair, and other items but
he later admitted taking the items without the owner’s
permission. Mr. Bell’s live-in girlfriend, Crystal Long,
age 35, also faces a charge of obstructing official business
for lying to Deputy Holbert about her boyfriend having permission
to take items from the victim’s property.
On 22 Oct 13 the Little Hocking Fire Department
transported a thirty-nine year old Little Hocking resident to
Camden Clark Hospital for treatment following a suicide attempt.
The victim was unsure how many pills she ingested but said she
took a handful of three different prescription medications.
Emergency room personnel said the victim should recover fully
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Russell Sean Haverty, age 44, 1600 Andrew Street,
Parkersburg, for criminal damaging, a misdemeanor. Haverty was
arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Stump of the Belpre City Police
Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on
22 Oct 13 at 10:33 am.
Jesse James Bell, age 32, 4220 Welch Road,
Little Hocking, for breaking and entering, a felony. Bell was
arrested on Welch Road by Deputy Sheriff Holbert and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 22 Oct 13 at 2:32 pm.