Archive of 01-20-14
On 20 Jan 14 Tosha Hill, age 27, 331 Hill Road,
Cutler, reported when she arrived at her home that morning she
noticed a window tat was previously shut was open and that there
were pry marks on the strike plate of a rear door. This case
remains under investigation (790).
On 20 Jan 14 Brenda S. Cramer, age 50, 210
Maple Street, Newport, reported her live-in boyfriend, William
Bartges, age 41, has been acting crazy for the past week and
that evening he was screaming and yelling at her. Ms. Cramer
said Mr. Bartges kicked holes in walls and when he learned law
enforcement was en route he asked her to retrieve his firearm.
Both Ms. Cramer and her two daughters commented that Mr. Bartges’
actions that evening caused them to fear for their safety. At
the scene, Deputy Sheriff McKee noticed tat Mr. Bartges’
speech was slurred, his pupils were dilated, he was sweating,
breathing heavily and possibly under the influence of an unknown
substance. A search of the home yielded a smoking pipe and four
packets that likely contained K2 or bath salts. After being
treated at Marietta Memorial Hospital for what he claimed was
a panic attack, Mr. Bartges was arrested for domestic violence
and transported to the Washington County Jail. Additional charges
concerning possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia are pending.
On 20 Jan 14 Jack C. Briesemeister, age 46,
2080 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, reported he believes his former
live-in girlfriend took some of his belongings while she was
removing property from his home. Among the items that Mr. Briesemeister
thinks are missing are a circular saw, a box of shotgun shells,
dressers, blankets, an empty wallet, a lockbox containing various
documents and a canoe. This case remains under investigation
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Todd Russell Moore, age 34, 522 Fifth Street,
Marietta, for .08 breath OVI and for failure to appear, both
misdemeanors. Moore turned himself in to Patrolman Ellenwood
at the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 20 Jan 14 at 5:42 pm.
William Edward Bartges, age 41, 210 Maple Street,
Newport, for a felony charge of domestic violence and a misdemeanor
charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Bartges was arrested
in Newport by Deputy Sheriff McKee and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 20 Jan 14 at 7:51 pm.
Michael Carl Bauman, age 43, 1707 Coldon Street,
Belpre, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor.
Bauman was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Williams
of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 20 Jan 14 at 9:47 pm.