Archive of 11-06-13
On 6 Nov 13 Pamela Gereshenski, age 45, 817
Masonic Park Road Lot 4, Marietta, reported she was assaulted
by her estranged husband. Asked to further elaborate, Ms. Gereshenski
provided contradictory statements and often could not be understood
due to her inebriety. Unable to determine that a crime occurred,
Deputy Sheriff McPeek closed this case as unfounded.
On 6 Nov 13 the Devola Fire Department transported
an eighty-two year old Lower Salem resident to Marietta Memorial
Hospital for treatment following a suicide attempt. The victim’s
wife said her husband is dying of cancer and ingested a handful
of one of his prescription medications. Emergency room personnel
said the victim should recover from the suicide attempt and
was being treated to extract the medication from his system
On 6 Nov 13 Donald K. Marcum, age 43, 27335
State Route 7 Lot 8, Marietta, reported he believes his son
entered his residence while he was asleep and stole his mobile
phone and $15. Mr. Marcum declined to pursue charges in the
On 6 Nov 13 Deputy Sheriff Metts and the Dunham
and Little Hocking fire departments responded to a fire at the
residence of Debra K. Elder, age 58, at 2196 Burnfield Road,
Vincent. Ms. Elder was outside her home for a short period of
time and when she entered her kitchen she heard her smoke detector.
In her kitchen, Ms. Elder observed a fire in the bar area and
escaped outside with all of her pets. The fire was confined
to the kitchen and caused approximately $20,000 in fire and
water damage. The fire’s origin is believed to be accidental
in nature. No foul play is suspected.
On 6 Nov 13 Deputy Sheriff Metts requested
a summons for a twelve year old Vincent resident to appear in
Juvenile Court on charges of delinquency by assault and menacing.
Several days earlier the juvenile punched another student on
their school bus and left him with a swollen lip. Later, the
juvenile showed a classmate a drawing of people with knives
sticking out of them and commented to the student if he did
not stop bothering him he would make the drawing come true.
The juvenile also received a suspension from the school.
On 6 Nov 13 Shawna Mincks, age 27, 964 Hocking
Road, Little Hocking, reported a shotgun slug fired from outside
her home penetrated a wall, passed through an interior wall
and came to rest on the floor of a bedroom. A group of nearby
hunters claimed responsibility for the shot and provided a matching
shotgun shell from a twelve gauge shotgun. This case remains
under investigation (129).
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Derick Eugene Simpkins, age 25, 1421 Lancaster
Street Apt. 101I, Marietta, for violating the terms of his parole,
a felony. Simpkins was arrested at the Adult Parole Office by
Deputy Sheriff Ellenwood and processed into the Washington County
Jail on 6 Nov 13 at 1:55 pm.
Chad Robert Parsons, age 33, Ashland RV Park,
Marietta, for contempt of a court order, driving under a suspended
license and for operating a vehicle with fictitious plates,
all misdemeanors. Parsons was arrested on Greene Street by Patrolman
Harlow of the Marietta City Police Department and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 6 Nov 13 at 10:17 pm.