Archive of 02-21-14
On 21 Feb 14 Deputy Sheriffs Augenstein and
Call and the Belpre, Dunham and Little Hocking fire departments
were dispatched to a fire at the Riverview Financial Building
at 201 Ayers Boulevard, Belpre. Employees at the building reported
smelling smoke in the waiting area and later observed flames
coming from the outdoor part of the same area. The cause of
the fire is unknown but it does not appear to be suspicious
in nature. The fire, which was extinguished without incident,
caused moderate damage.
On 21 Feb 14 Robert E. O’Brien Jr., age
31, 343 Main Street, Lower Salem, reported when he returned
home after getting dinner in Marietta the front door to his
home was ajar. Mr. O’Brien said nothing appeared to be
missing but he noticed four mounted deer heads were on the floor
and a fifth was moved to another position on a wall. This case
remains under investigation (509).
On 21 Feb 14 Deputy Sheriff Carr responded
to the scene of death of a seventy-nine year old Marietta resident.
The woman’s death appears to be due to natural causes;
no foul play is suspected.