Archive of 04-09-14
On 9 Apr 14 Michael J. Pryor, age 36, 120 Mitchell
Drive, Newport, reported he has not seen or heard from his son,
Corey, age 20, since the morning of 4 Apr. This case remains
under investigation (113).
On 9 Apr 14 a twenty year old New Matamoras
resident reported he received a number of threatening text messages
that were accompanied by gruesome photos that were intended
to be threatening. The victim said he was not threatened by
the messages and stated he only wanted the sixteen year old
suspect to be counseled about his behavior.
On 9 Apr 14 William A. Collins, age 65, 49995
State Route 7, New Matamoras, reported at some point during
the past week an unknown suspect(s) stole a four year old air
compressor from his unattached garage. Mr. Collins valued the
air compressor at $350. This case remains under investigation
On 9 Apr 14 Deputy Sheriff White and the Grandview,
Little Muskingum and Newport fire departments responded to a
brush fire around the 18500 block of County Road 9 in Grandview
Township. Workers tending a well in the area noticed the fire
appeared near an AEP pole approximately 100 yards from the roadway
in a wooded area. No property was damaged.
On 9 Apr 14 Sgt. Mankins arrested Eddie M.
Houseworth Jr., age 45, 5805 Millers Run Fallen Timber, Lucasville,
OH, for .08 breath OVI, speeding, operating a vehicle without
a license and for driving outside the marked lanes of travel.
Sgt. Mankins stopped Mr. Houseworth on State Route 7 near Blue
Knob Road after noticing he was traveling well above the speed
limit and had crossed over the centerline on multiple occasions.
While questioning the driver, Sgt. Mankins noticed Mr. Houseworth
slurred his speech and was unsteady on his feet. Mr. Houseworth
subsequently performed poorly on a series of field sobriety
tests. At the Washington County Jail, Mr. Houseworth tested
The following individuals
were processed into the Washington County Jail:
Lonnie Merle Starcher, age 46, 325 Stimpson
Avenue, Athens, for two misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct
by intoxication. Starcher was arrested in Beverly by Patrolman
Oliver of the Beverly Police Department and processed into the
Washington County Jail on 9 Apr 14 at 12:43 am.
James Donald Whitfield, age 20, 1905 Oak Street,
Parkersburg, for contempt of a court order, a misdemeanor. Whitfield
turned himself in to Corrections Officers and was processed
into the Washington County Jail on 9 Apr 14 at 3:29 pm.
Danielle Nicole Oliver, age 23, 240 Francis
Road, Lowell, for driving under a suspended license and for
not wearing a seat belt, both misdemeanors. Oliver was arrested
on Francis Road by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 9 Apr 14 at 4:03 pm.
Tramaine Lee Coleman, age 35, 1206 Barton Place,
Canton, for possession of drugs, a felony. Coleman was picked
up at the Stark County Jail by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and
processed into the Washington County Jail on 9 Apr 14 at 5:13
Jon Lee Barker Jr., age 23, 126 Walker Street,
Marietta, for theft and criminal trespassing, both misdemeanors.
Barker was arrested on Harmar Drive by Patrolman Linscott of
the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington
County Jail on 9 Apr 14 at 6:05 pm.
Anthony Donnel Sims, age 21, 4 Van Buren Street,
Zanesville, for driving under a suspended license, speeding,
possession of drugs, for not wearing a seat belt and for violating
the terms of his probation, all misdemeanors. Sims was arrested
on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed
into the Washington County Jail on 9 Apr 14 at 11:49 pm.