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NEWS RELEASES FOR MONDAY 20 JUN 16

On 15 Jun 16 dogs belonging to Shane F. Carpenter, age 44, 370 Cisler Ridge Road, New Matamoras, were loose at his residence. The dogs at the time killed cats belonging to two residents nearby. It was learned that the dogs had not been registered through the Washington County Auditor’s Office and were transported to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. Carpenter spoke with Sgt. McGilton and advised that he would make arrangements to ensure the dogs were restrained. A summons is being requested for Carpenter for failure to restrain and failure to register.

On 15 Jun 16 Sgt. McGilton responded to 604 Ferry Street, Beverly, the home of Carrie and James Huglin, in reference to dogs running loose at this location. While at the scene it was learned that these dogs were not registered through the Washington County Auditor’s Office. A notice was left however no response has been made to Sgt. McGilton. A summons is requested for both Huglins for failure to register.

On 16 Jun 16 Deputy Huffer responded to Marietta Township to a possible domestic dispute. No threats of harm were made, case is marked unfounded.

On 17 Jun 16 Rose L. Church, 179 Second Street, Vincent, reported a Polaris 500CC ATV removed from her residence. This case remains under investigation. (509)

On 18 Jun 16 Deputy Carr responded to Michigan Avenue in reference to the homeowner waking and finding a subject unknown to him asleep on his couch. Upon Deputy Carr arriving the subject was awakened. The subject had slurred speech and asked what Deputy Carr was doing in his home. The subject, Matthew Allen Altizer, age 23, 2215 Highland Road, Parkersburg, WV, was advised that he was not at his home. He stated that he was at a Strecker Lane address, and had been dropped off at this location by this mother. Altizer was advised that he was not on Strecker Lane but on Michigan Avenue. The home was checked and nothing was found to be missing. Deputy Carr learned that Altizer was on probation in Parkersburg, WV, and was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct intoxication and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 19 Jun 16 in the early morning hours Deputy McKee was in the Marietta Municipal Court parking lot and observed a vehicle pull into the parking lot and park. The occupants were asked if they could be helped in which an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected. The driver, Vanessa Lynn Beach, age 32, 86 Eagle View Drive, Zanesville, stated that she was going to her hotel room. Beach was asked to exit the vehicle where she was unsteady on her feet. Beach had noticeably glassy and red eyes. Beach agreed to standardized field sobriety tests, which she performed poorly on. Beach further stated that she had been consuming alcoholic beverages prior to operating the vehicle. Beach was placed under arrest for OVI and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 19 Jun 16 Sabrina Dawn Dunn, 807 Grandview Avenue, New Matamoras, reported damage done to property she had at 534 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras. This case remains under investigation. (907)

On 19 Jun 16 Deputy Hall along with the Newport Volunteer Fire Department Squad and Reno Squad responded to 1715 Newells Run Road, Newport where Gary Seevers had cut his fingers while operating a table saw. Medical attention was given to Seevers. No foul play is suspected.

On 19 Jun 16 Deputies along with the Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 1400 block of State Rt 618 in reference to a skid steer on fire. The equipment, owned by Toni M. Shutts, 201 Watson Lane, Belpre, became hot while it was used to move hay. Attempts by persons on scene to extinguish the fire were made, however the fire department extinguished the fire upon their arrival. No foul play is suspected. Case closed.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 17 Jun 16 and Sunday 19 Jun 16:

Amy Sue Withrow, age 31, 23 Cross Street, The Plains, on a warrant for theft, a misdemeanors. Withrow was arrested at the Southeastern Regional Jail by Chief Hupp of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Jun 16 at 11:59 am.

Jesse Shawn Lyons, age 37, 103 Chapel Avenue, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Lyons was arrested at the Marietta Municipal Court by Probation E. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Jun 16 at 3:41 pm.

Sabrina Rose Houghton, age 38, 36735 Texas Road, Pomeroy, on a warrant from Franklin County for failure to appear, a felony. Houghton was arrested on US 50, Belpre, by Trooper Roe of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 June 16 at 5:38 pm.

Terry Brian Fox, age 42, 317 Walnut Street, Belpre, for 2 counts drug possession, drug instrument possession, felonies, obstructing official business and wrongful entrustment of motor vehicle, both misdemeanors. Fox was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Campbell of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 17 Jun 16 10:05 pm.

Cheyanne Natasha Nikole Kirl, age 23, 502 Parmaco Street, Apt. 1, Parkersburg, WV, for 2 counts drug possession, both felonies, obstructing official business, drug paraphernalia, drug instrument possession, OVI, driving under suspension and failure to register, all misdemeanors. Kirl was arrested on Washington Boulevard by Patrolman Stump of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Jun 16 at 1:47 am.

Jeffrey Allan Wells, age 52, 5141 Delmer Wells Lane, Chesterhill, for disorderly conduct, intoxication, a misdemeanor. Wells was arrested on State Rt 60 by Trooper Knowlton of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Jun 16 at 2:47 am.

Jerry Arlane Wells, age 52, 5141 Delmer Wells Lane, Chesterhill, for OVI, OVI .08 more/less than .17 and slow speed, all misdemeanors. Wells was arrested by Trooper Knowlton of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Jun 16 at 3:22 am.

Matthew Allen Altizer, age 23, 2215 Highland Road, Parkersburg, WV, for disorderly conduct intoxication, a misdemeanor. Altizer was arrested in Devola by Deputy Carr of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 18 Jun 16 at 1:51 pm.

Jesse Scott Books, age 33, 736 Greene Street, Marietta, for disorderly conduct intoxication, a misdemeanor. Books was arrested on Seventh Street by Patrolman Dennison of the Marietta CIty Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 2:22 am.

Denice Nicole Davis, age 24, 673 Eastland Avenue, Akron, on warrants for operating with an expired O/L, speed and no seat belt, all misdemeanors. Davis was arrested at the Stark County Jail by Trooper Stirer of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 3:07 am.

Vanessa Lynn Beach, age 32, 86 Eagle View Drive, Zanesville, for OVI, a misdemeanor. Beach was arrested on Butler Street by Deputy McKee of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 3:17 am.

Victor Frances Cwynar, age 56, 296 Eastview Drive, Parkersburg, for OVI, a misdemeanor. Cwynar was arrested in Marietta by Trooper Shipley of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 3:56 am.

Corey Enos Singer, age 37, 1042 Hadley Lane, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Singer was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Blasko of the Marietta CIty Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 12:31 pm.

James Davis Andrews Jr., age 37, 35 Ridgewood Boulevard, Belpre, for attempted aggravated murder, a felony. Andrews was arrested at his residence by Deputy Reeder of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 2:58 pm.

Randy Alan Thompson, age 33, 811 7th Street, Parkersburg, for attempted aggravated murder, a felony. Thompson was arrested in Belpre by Lt. Gherke of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 3:03 pm.

Larry Gale Thompson, Jr., age 33, 120 Harmar Street, on warrants for theft and criminal trespass, both misdemeanors. Thompson was arrested on Franklin Street by Patrolman Richards of the Marietta CIty Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 19 Jun 16 at 5:31 pm.

There are currently 33 females and 69 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR TUESDAY 21 JUN 16

On 20 Jun 16 Deputy Hunter and Deputy Black responded to Salem Township to a report of possible domestic violence. Through investigation this case was found to be unfounded.

On 20 Jun 16 Earl D. Griffin, 2460 Pleasant Ridge Road, Marietta, reported his home entered and items taken. This case remains under investigation. (1010)

On 20 Jun 16 Deputies responded to McGill Road, Vincent in reference to the behavior of Misty Dawn Martin, age 27, 1460 McGill Road. Witnesses were met with and due to the intoxicated state of Martin she was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 20 Jun 16 Deputy Allender responded to the Byers Exxon in reference to a child crossing State Rt 7 without adult supervision. This case remains under investigation.

On 21 Jun 16 Deputies were dispatched to the Pit Stop, State Rt 821, regarding an impaired driver that had pulled onto the lot. A witness had followed the vehicle on State Rt 821 from State Rt 60 and observed the vehicle all over the road. Two subjects were located at the business, and it was determined that the female, Cheryl Hesson Herlan, age 51, 19932 Crooked Tree Road, Dexter City, was the operator of the vehicle. Herlan also advised officers that she was the operator. She was asked to perform field sobriety tests which she agreed to, however performed poorly on those tests. Herlan was transported to the Washington County Jail after being placed under arrest for OVI. (115)

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail on Monday 21 Jun 16:

Misty Dawn Martin, age 27, 1460 McGill Road, Vincent, for disorderly conduct intoxication, a misdemeanor. Martin was arrested at her residence by Deputy Parks of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 16 at 12:33 am.

Cheryl Ann Herlan, age 51, 19932 Crooked Tree Road, Dexter City, for OVI, a misdemeanor. Herlan was arrested by Deputy Hunter of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 16 at 1:53 am.

Kendrick Latrent McClain, age 45, 116 Walker Street, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. McClain was arrested by Patrolman Chapman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 16 at 4:35 am.

There are currently 28 females and 70 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR WEDNESDAY 22 JUN 16

On 19 Jun 16 Deputy J. Hall was entering Wal-Mart, 804 Pike Street, Marietta, when he observed Bradley Worstell, who currently has 2 outstanding warrants through Marietta Municipal Court, and one warrant through the Adult Parole Authority. Deputy Hall is familiar with Worstell due to Worstell being incarcerated in the Washington County Jail on numerous occasions. Deputy Hall followed Worstell through the parking lot advising Worstell of his name, office affiliation and rank. Deputy Hall ordered Worstell to stop as there were warrants for his arrest. As Deputy Hall was about to take hold of the suspect, he fled. Deputy Hall pursued Worstell through the parking lot and into the field behind the Go Mart gas station where he lost sight of him. The tractor trailers in the parking lot were checked with negative results. The Marietta Police Department was contacted and several officers responded, assisting in checking the area, with negative results. A warrant is being requested for Bradley Douglas Worstell, age 20, LKA: 29725 State Rt 7, Marietta, for obstructing official business.

On 20 Jun 16 Deputies responded to Dunham Township to a possible domestic violence incident. Through investigation it was found to be unfounded. Case closed. (1104)

On 21 Jun 16 Deputies along with the Little Muskingum and Newport Volunteer Fire Department Squads responded to the residence of Jerrold W. Eddy, 760 Bear Run Road, Reno. Eddy was reported to have been trapped under a trailer holding a boat. It appears no foul play is suspected, however this case remains under investigation. (1010)

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 21 Jun 16:

Jennifer Marie Legleitner, age 27, 66 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, for failure to appear in Juvenile Court, a misdemeanor. Legleitner was arrested in Washington County Juvenile Court by Deputy Huffer of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 16 at 5:30 pm.

Sarah Nicole Nedley, age 28, 410 Main Street, New Matamoras, on a warrant from Muskingum County for drug possession, a felony. Nedley was arrested in New Matamoras by Sgt. Blamble of the New Matamoras Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 21 Jun 16 at 7:10 pm.

Deanna Marie Dobbins, age 40, 211 Poplar Lane, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, cease and desist, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct fighting (2 counts), disorderly conduct and breach of recognizance. Dobbins was arrested by Patrolman Thomas of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Jun 16 at 3:11 am.

Jennifer Lynn Lyons, age 35, 103 Chapel Avenue, Marietta, for probation violation, a felony. Lyons was arrested by Deputy Moyers of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Jun 16 at 9:35 am.

Kierston Leann Holbrooks-Mick, age 26, 1504 Covert Street, Parkersburg, WV for burglary/complicity, a felony. Holbrooks-Mick was picked up at the North Central Regional Jail by Deputy Sheaves of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Jun 16 at 10:11 am.

There are currently 31 females and 67 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR THURSDAY 23 JUN 16

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Wednesday 22 Jun 16 and Thursday 23 Jun 16:

Kelly Jane Farnsworth, age 28, 122 Harmar Street, Marietta, for assault and obstructing view and control of driver-opening door into moving traffic, both misdemeanors. Farnsworth was arrested on State Rt 7 by Patrolman Jones of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Jun 16 at 6:43 pm

Daniel William Phipps, age 41, 288 Ridgewood Court, Marietta, for disorderly conduct, intoxication, a misdemeanor. Phipps was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Huffman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Jun 16 at 8:02 pm

Crystal Dawn Davis, age 39, 126 Elm Street, Belpre, for disorderly conduct, intoxication, a misdemeanor. Davis was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Whittington of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 16 at 1:51 am.

Ashley N. Caplinger, age 24, 98 Boaz Garden Drive, Williamstown, WV, for assault, a misdemeanor. Caplinger was arrested at the Locker Room by Patrolman Huffman of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 16 at 3:58 am.

Harry Wanta Kim, age 28, 414 John Street, Belpre, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Kim was arrested at his residence by Patrolman Whittington of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 16 at 5:28 am.

There are currently 28 females and 70 males housed at the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES FOR FRIDAY 24 JUN 16

On 20 Jun 16 Sgt. McGilton responded to Rocky Point Road, Fleming, to a report of a loose German Shepherd and Spaniel mix entering property belonging to Tamera Wellspring, 1179 Rocky Point Road, and attacking her Miniature Pincher. This dog later died. Notification was made to the owners in which they stated they would comply with the dangerous dog notice. A summons for Diane Conley, age 54, 1656 Rocky Point Road, Fleming, will be requested through Marietta Municipal Court.

On 21 Jun 16 Deputies responded to Belpre Township in reference to a 17 year old juvenile who had struck his mother and broken a window. The juvenile also threw things that were outside of the residence as well as making several threats to family members. The juvenile is being charged with 2 counts of domestic violence and 1 count of criminal damaging. The juvenile was transported to the Washington County Juvenile Center. (799)

On 22 Jun 16 Deputies responded to Par Mar, 66 Arrowhead Road, Little Hocking, regarding a male and female entering the store. The female subject went to a cigar rack and obtained 1 to 2 packs of cigars and placed them in her jacket. This case remains under investigation. (509)

On 22 Jun 16 Justin M. Powell, 15459 State Rt 555, Cutler, reported a break in at a garage located at 1810 State Rt 550, Cutler. This case remains under investigation. (799)

On 22 Jun 16 Deputy Metts responded to Warren Township regarding a possible domestic violence incident. During the investigation it was learned that no threats of harm were made. This case is marked unfounded.

On 23 Jun 16 a Doberman belonging to John Alexander Rauch, age 21, 104 Cherokee Drive, Marietta, got loose from 400 Greene Street. The dog was picked up by the Marietta City Police Department and transported to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. Rauch had been advised in the past about restraining his dog as it had gotten loose in the past. A summons for failure to restrain is being requested for Rauch. (805)

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail on Thursday 23 Jun 16:

Leroy Junior Clark, age 41, 4325 Brandberry Road, Marietta, on warrants for failure to appear, 3 counts, and fugitive from justice, all misdemeanors. Clark was arrested at the Noble County Jail by Deputy Sheaves of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 16 at 12:13 pm.

Nicole Leigh Weekly, age 38, 718 Ohio Avenue, Belpre, on a warrant for failure to confine/restrain a dog, a misdemeanor. Weekly was arrested at her residence by Deputy Reeder of the Washington County Sheriff's Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 15 at 12:31 pm

Brandon Lee Rice, age 20, 16411 Kramer Road, Mount Perry, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Rice was arrested at the Marietta City Probation Department by Patrolman Wenzel of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 16 at 4:29 pm.

Robert Matthew Parrish, age 39, 310 Jones Run Road, Rinard Mills, for failure to comply with order of police officer, driving under suspension and no headlights, all misdemeanors. A charge of parole violation, a felony, was added upon his arrival at the jail. Parrish was arrested on Colegate Drive by Patrolman Richards of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Jun 16 at 11:08 pm.

There are currently 29 females and 72 males housed at the Washington County Jail.


 

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