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NEWS RELEASES FOR TUESDAY 22 APR 14

On 20 Apr 14 Freddy Staats, age 48, 9085 State Route 550, Vincent, reported his live-in girlfriend, Kassie Cress, age 44, had been consuming alcohol, was upset and destroyed some lawn furniture. Ms. Cress subsequently left the residence driving a black vehicle. Deputy Sheriff McConnell encountered Ms. Cress’ vehicle on State Route 550 and conducted a traffic stop. Noticing an odor of alcohol about Ms. Cress, Deputy McConnell administered field sobriety tests. Following her poor performance on the tests, Ms. Cress was arrested for OVI and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 21 Apr 14 the owner of Cunningham Scrap Recycling, 10770 State Route 550, Vincent, reported he recently discovered a used GMC catalytic converter was missing from his business. The catalytic converter is valued at approximately $97. This case remains under investigation (126).

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 21 Apr 14 and Tuesday 22 Apr 14:

Jamie Lynn Pulse, age 45, 5333 Buttermilk Hill, McConnelsville, for passing bad checks a misdemeanor. Pulse was arrested in Marietta Municipal Court by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Apr 14 at 12:21 pm.

Ronald Wayne Gilbert, age 49, 920 Quarry Street, Marietta, for violating the terms of his parole, a felony. Gilbert was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Apr 14 at 4:33 pm.

There are currently ninety-six men and twenty-six women being housed in the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR MONDAY 21 APR 14

On 18 Apr 14 Kelsey Schaad, age 20, 2031 Camp Hervida Road, Waterford, reported her wallet was stolen while she left it briefly unattended on the counter of a convenience store in Waterford that afternoon. The individual who took the wallet subsequently contacted Ms. Schaad and claimed she took the wallet by mistake. The alleged suspect returned the wallet and its original contents to Ms. Schaad later that day (129).

On 18 Apr 14 Deputy Sheriff Metts responded to a family dispute on Federal Road in Little Hocking. Interviewing the involved parties, Deputy Metts determined the incident was only a verbal argument between two sisters over the division of their ailing mother’s belongings. As a result, Deputy Metts closed this case as unfounded.

On 18 Apr 14 Deputy Sheriff McConnell arrested Julie L. Coe, age 54, 1110 Moody Ridge Road, Vincent, for disorderly conduct by intoxication. Ms. Coe was intoxicated when she arrived at an acquaintance’s home on Moody Ridge Road and began banging on a window. When Deputy McConnell arrived at the scene, he noticed Ms. Coe was unsteady on her feet, that her speech was slurred and she had glassy, bloodshot eyes.

On 18 Apr 14 Henry N. Benedict, age 34, 1481 Benedict Road, Fleming, reported he found fresh damage in one of his fields where the driver of an unknown vehicle was doing donuts. This case remains under investigation (592).

On 20 Apr 14 Deputy Sheriff Augenstein and the Warren Fire Department were dispatched to a fire outside Eveready Battery at 2036 Blue Knob Road, Marietta. Employees at the company noticed smoke emanating from a dumpster that morning and attempted to extinguish it but were unsuccessful. The fire’s origin does not appear to be suspicious in nature and could have been caused by an exploding used aerosol can.

On 20 Apr 14 Victoria Henthorn, age 29, 865 Dodd Run Road, Marietta, reported her live-in partner, Kristin Noland, age 23, slapped her in the face and was destroying items throughout the home. The dispute continued for a short while, then Ms. Noland fled. Based on his investigation, Deputy Sheriff Augenstein requested a warrant for Ms. Noland for domestic violence.

On 20 Apr 14 Deputy Sheriff White responded to the scene of death of an eighty-eight year old Lower Salem resident. The woman’s death appears to be due to natural causes; no foul play is suspected.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 18 Apr 14 and Monday 21 Apr 14:

Janerio Paul Dilo, age 31, 17 W. Shield Street, Newark, OH, for a felony charge of being a fugitive from justice and a misdemeanor charge of theft. Dilo was picked up in Licking County and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 1:07 pm.

Corey Perly Pryor, age 20, 90 Mitchell Drive, Newport, for safecracking, theft of drugs and for two counts of burglary, all felonies. Pryor was arrested in Newport by Deputy Sheriff Call and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 2:56 pm.

John Shane Bishop, age 37, 5020 State Route 60, Marietta, for theft, a felony. Bishop was arrested o Greenlawn Lane in Lowell and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 5:33 pm.

Jason Robert Asikainen, age 41, 16 Christopher Circle Searcy, AR, for felony and misdemeanor counts of theft. Asikainen was picked up at the White County, AR Jail by Deputy Sheriff Underwood and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 5:48 pm.

Larry Gale Thompson Jr., age 31, 231 E. Faye Avenue, Marietta, for aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor. Thompson was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Linscott of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 8:24 pm.

Julie Lynn Coe, age 54, 1110 Moody Ridge Road, Vincent, for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a misdemeanor. Coe was arrested on Moody Ridge Road by Deputy Sheriff McConnell and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 10:38 pm.

Amanda Asia Wallace, age 19, 231 E. Faye Avenue, Marietta, for child endangering, a misdemeanor. Wallace was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Kampmeier of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 12:10 am.

Shirley Lynn Boswell, age 58, 2130 ½ Murray Street, Belpre, for OVI and failure to signal, both misdemeanors. Boswell was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Heddleston of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 4:39 am.

Keith Allen Nibert, age 52, 210 ½ Fourth Street, Beverly, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Nibert was arrested on Ohio Street by Patrolman Ellenwood of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 8:30 am.

Deanna Marie Bunner, age 36, 1572 Elizabeth Street Apt. B, Belpre, for being a fugitive from justice, a felony. Bunner was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Heddleston of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 1:59 pm.

Jared Brent Casdorph, age 32, 105 Morningside Drive, Elkview, WV, for possession of drugs, a felony. Casdorph was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 3:52 pm.

Jeffrey Chad Mullins, age 28, 150 Morningside Drive, Elkview, WV, for felony and misdemeanor charges of possession of drugs. Mullins was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 4:22 pm.

Heather Brianne Graham, age 27, 105 Morningside Drive, Elkview, WV, for a felony charge of trafficking in drugs and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug abuse instrument. Graham was arrested on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Apr 14 at 5:50 pm.

Kassie Marie Cress, age 44, 9085 State Route 550, Vincent, for OVI, a misdemeanor. Cress was arrested on State Route 550 in Barlow by Deputy Sheriff McConnell and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Apr 14 at 4:04 am.

Tiffany Dawn Cone, age 30, 58 Cherry Street, Sistersville, WV, for disorderly conduct by intoxication. Cone was arrested on Fifth Street in Beverly by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Apr 14 at 11:32 pm.

Benjamin Dale Francis, age 34, 307 Clay Street, Sistersville, WV, for OVI, a misdemeanor. Francis was arrested on Fifth Street in Beverly by Lt. Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 20 Apr 14 at 11:53 pm.

Jeffrey Scott Dowler, age 48, 1740 Mathiot Street, Parkersburg, for insurance fraud, a felony. Dowler turned himself in to Lt. Stackpole at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Apr 14 at 7:51 am.

There are currently ninety-three men and twenty-six women being housed in the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR FRIDAY 18 APR 14

On 17 Apr 14 Caitlin M. Bowman, age 21, 77 Dugan Road, Belpre, reported she believes her ex-boyfriend stole her debit card and used it to accrue $622 in charges during March of this year. This case remains under investigation (592).

On 17 Apr 14 Deputies and Detectives responded to the scene of death of a forty-seven year old Belpre resident. Though no foul play is suspected in the man’s death, this case remains under investigation.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 17 Apr 14 and Friday 18 Apr 14:

Brian Scott Moore, age 38, 879 Davisville Road, Davisville, WV, for felony charges of theft and failure to appear and for four misdemeanor counts of failure to appear. Moore was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Apr 14 at 1:59 pm.

Brittni Cheyenne Messick, age 21, 303 Camp Avenue, Marietta, for theft, a misdemeanor. Messick was arrested at Wal-Mart by Patrolman Harlow of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Apr 14 at 7:10 pm.

Garrett Paul Rich, age 27, 1225 Coal Run Road, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a felony. Rich was arrested at the Courthouse by Deputy Sheriff Malone and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Apr 14 at 11:12 am.

There are currently eighty-nine men and twenty-four women being housed in the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR THURSDAY 17 APR 14

On 16 Apr 14 Connie S. Hagar, age 48, 575 Michaelis Road, Marietta, reported she recently noticed an air compressor, two generators, a floor jack and several boxes of hand tools were missing from her garage. This case remains under investigation (509).

On 16 Apr 14 Rodney Wingrove, age 64, 10340 State Route 550, Vincent, reported sometime overnight an unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered a pole building on his property. After inspecting the inside of the building, Mr. Wingrove determined no property appears to be missing. This case remains under investigation (592).

On 16 Apr 14 Sgt. Anderson arrested Vanessa L. Sciance, age 27, 193 Fourth Street, Lowell, for domestic violence. Ms. Sciance and her live-in boyfriend, Edward Sayger III, age 33, were arguing when Mr. Sayger said his girlfriend “went crazy.” Ms. Sciance proceeded to overturn lawn furniture and threw large rocks through the windows of the residence. As Ms. Sciance’s violent tirade continued, she struck Mr. Sayger in the mouth and left him with a busted lip.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Wednesday 16 Apr 14 and Thursday 17 Apr 14:

Matthew Allen Rooney, age 35, 14350 State Route 555, Cutler, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Rooney was arrested at the office of Probation Officer P. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Apr 14 at 10:52 am.

Amanda Lynn Blind, age 30, 1221 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, for violating the terms of her probation, a misdemeanor. Blind was arrested in Belpre by Patrolman Williams of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Apr 14 at 11:59 am.

Ricky Dee Hines, age 52, 271 Muskingum Drive, Marietta, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Hines was arrested at the office of Probation Officer E. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Apr 14 at 2:17 pm.

Brian Keith Brum, age 50, 1372 Pine Ridge Road, Fleming, for driving under a suspended license, obstructing official business and failure to control, all misdemeanors. Brum was arrested on Waterford Road by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Apr 14 at 4:30 pm.

Vanessa Lynn Sciance, age 27, 193 Fourth Street, Lowell, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Sciance was arrested at her residence by Sgt. Anderson of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Apr 14 at 10:14 pm.

There are currently eighty-eight men and twenty-five women being housed in the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR WEDNESDAY 16 APR 14

On 15 Apr 14 Marva Bay, age 93, 155 Belavista Drive, Marietta, reported at some point during the past several weeks an unknown suspect(s) stole in excess of $500 from a drawer in her home. This case remains under investigation (132).

On 15 Apr 14 Patricia Whitely, age 53, 1229 Becker Road, Whipple, reported a week ago she noticed a digital camera, a container of coins, a gold ring and a laptop computer were stolen from her home. The total value of the stolen items is approximately $2,000. This case remains under investigation (132).

On 15 Apr 14 Richard Moore, age 52, 1670 State Route 339, Belpre, reported when he awoke that morning he noticed his wallet, which contained $17, was missing from where he placed it on his kitchen table. Mr. Moore declined to pursue the mater further (507).

On 15 Apr 14 Sgt. Mankins and Deputy Sheriff McConnell investigated a domestic dispute at 12858 State Route 676, Waterford. During an argument, Dennis Crockett, age 38, slapped his live-in girlfriend, Stacy Fair, age 39, across the face. Ms. Fair said she was not injured and she did not fear for her safety. As a result, Sgt. Mankins closed this case as unfounded. However, Mr. Crockett was arrested for violating the terms of his probation at the request of his Probation Officer because Mr. Crockett was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 15 Apr 14 and Wednesday 16 Apr 14:

Joseph Edgar Erb, age 44, 216 Fourth Street, Lowell, for being a fugitive from justice, a felony. Erb was arrested on Gilman Avenue by US Marshals and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 14 at 9:45 am.

Shawn Allen Hartleroad, 135 Spencer Avenue, Spencer, WV, for driving under a suspended license and speeding, both misdemeanors. Hartleroad was arrested near milepost ten on Interstate 77 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 14 at 1:46 pm.

Branden Dwight Ramage, age 19, 206 Jennison Street, Beverly, for felony charges of burglary and possession of criminal tools and misdemeanor charges of violating the terms of his probation and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ramage was arrested in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff White and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 14 at 2:39 pm.

Kyle David Hesson, age 18, Marietta, for felony charges of burglary and possession of criminal tools and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Hesson was arrested in Belpre by Deputy Sheriff White and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 14 at 2:54 pm.

David Matthew Crockett, age 38, 12858 State Route 676, Waterford, for violating the terms of his probation, a misdemeanor. Crockett was arrested in Watertown by Sgt. Mankins of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Apr 14 at 11:30 pm.

There are currently eighty-nine men and twenty-six women being housed in the Washington County Jail.

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