Police

Reports/Marietta

¯ On Oct. 31, an officer arrested Tyler E. Goodwin, of 731 Greene St., for a temporary protection order violation. He attempted to flee on foot and was additionally charged with resisting.

¯ Lowe’s, 842 Pike St., reported a shoplifter on Oct. 31. A black male loaded two power tools into a cart and left without paying.

¯ On Oct. 31, an officer responded to a report of two juvenile males fighting on a school bus in the 800 block of Glendale Road. During the fight they fell on a girl, possibly breaking her arm or wrist. The juveniles were released to their parents.

¯ A woman in the emergency room at Marietta Memorial Hospital reported a sexual assault on Nov. 1.

¯ Dollar General, 136 Gross St., reported a shoplifter about to leave the store on Nov. 2. She was identified as Sunshine L. Chapa, of 136 Franklin St. Through investigation it was determined that Chapa had concealed a $3 pair of underwear down the front of her pants and exited without paying. She was arrested for theft. During a search, two pills identified as Diazepam were located on her person. She was also charged with possesion of drugs.

¯ Officers were dispatched Friday to a 32-year-old male DOA at 804 Front St. The Marietta Fire Department had pronounced the man dead. No foul play is suspected but an autopsy was requested.

¯ On Saturday, an officer responded to Marietta Memorial Hospital in reference to a patient punching a security officer in the back of the head. Chelsey D. Bills, of 731 Glendale Road 16, was charged with assault.

¯ On Saturday, a detective received a tip about a meth lab located in Apartment 60 at 240 Hillcrest Drive. The lab was being operated by two men who both had outstanding arrest warrants. Officers responded to the location and sensed chemical smells consistent with methamphetamine production. Officers made entry into Apartment 60 and found the suspects along with a working meth lab. Eric Russell Scott Neff, 26, of 240 Walnut St., Whipple, and Joshua Eugene Marcum, 30, homeless, were arrested and charged with manufacturing and also for assembly.

¯ Marietta City Schools reported Sunday a storage building at the ball fields at 300 Pike St. being entered sometime in the previous two weeks. Nothing was taken.

¯ An officer was dispatched to 630 Pearl Street Extension on Sunday in reference to a missing 17-year-old girl. She was found with a 22-year-old male after going to Walmart with friends.

¯ Jennifer M. Riley, of 419 Maple St., reported Sunday that she was receiving unwanted phone calls from an ex-boyfriend incarcerated in the Mansfield Correctional Institution. The officer made contact with the staff there and addressed the inmate’s behavior.

¯ Officers responded to a disturbance at 122 Harmar St. on Monday. Stephen L. McRhea and Kelly J. Farnsworth were both in the house. There is a protection order prohibiting Farnsworth from being at the residence or in the presence of McRhea. She was arrested for violating a protection order.

Reports/Washington County

¯ Patricia A. Storts, of 1509 Charles St., Newport, reported damage to her vehicle on Saturday. This case remains under investigation.

¯Thomas R. Blakely, of 138 S. Main St., Apt. 206, Oberlin, reported being assaulted on Saturday, however did not wish to have the subject prosecuted.

¯ Task force agents conducted a search in Marietta on Tuesday, locating Justin Schroeder, Alicia Miller, Brittany Wheeler and Jacob Rowe. Agents located digital scales, corners of plastic baggies with drug residue, metal spoon with residue, loose heroine, and syringes. Agents also located a plastic baggie with heroin inside the purse containing Millers’ ID and cell phone. Miller, Wheeler and Rowe advised that they believed heroin provided by Schroeder was laced with fentanyl as it made all three overdose. Alicia Dawn Miller, 34, of 9534 N. SR 60, McConnelsville; Brittany Marie Wheeler, last known address 450 Wittekind Road, Marietta; 26, 202 Aurora St., Marietta, Jacob Kyle Rowe, 26, homeless, Justin Ryan Schroeder, 36, of 304 Kenwood Ave., Marietta, were all charged with trafficking in heroin, a fifth-degree felony.

¯ On Tuesday, task force agents executed a search warrant at 829 Ridge St., Marietta. Richard Wesley Hawkins was located lying in his bed and unresponsive. Agents immediately rendered aid to Hawkins in order to revive him. Once he was alert, he directed officers to a sunglasses case with two syringes, a cellophane wrapper with a pill, a baggie containing a powdery substance and a paper fold with a white powdery substance, all suspected heroin. Agents also located multiple plastic baggies, crushed pills, empty baggies with powder residue and a small amount of marijuana in the nightstand.

Richard Wesley Hawkins, 47, of 829 Ridge St., Marietta, was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail where he was charged with drug trafficking, a fourth-degree felony.

¯Deputies responded to 120 Sanjubar Drive, Marietta, Tuesday in an attempt to locate Patrick Worstell, who currently had an active warrant for his arrest. Deputies made contact with the homeowner and obtained permission to search the residence. On a dresser was a wallet containing an identification card for Thomas Gaughan. There was also an active warrant for Gaughan’s arrest. Upon opening the bathroom door, Gaughan was located inside and appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. In the trash can next to the toilet deputies located a used hypodermic syringe and a spoon containing residue. Gaughan admitted to injecting heroin. Thomas William Gaughan, 31, of 120 Sanjubar Drive, Marietta, was placed under arrest for possession of a drug instrument and transported to the Washington County Jail.

¯ Mary A. Pannell, of 3569 Veto Road, Vincent, reported her home entered and item(s) removed. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy was dispatched to 110 Merchant Lane, Newport, on Tuesday to meet with an employee of Newport Water Department in regards to damaged equipment. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy responded to Roberts Road, Amesville, on Tuesday in reference to a possible domestic dispute. It was reported that two vehicles showed up in the caller’s driveway and the drivers were arguing and yelling at each other. It was further reported that the male who was driving a truck then spun out in the driveway, throwing mud all over two of the property owner’s vehicles. Tabitha Norris said she and her boyfriend, Vincent Robert, of 1950 Roberts Road, had an argument and after she and her son left the resident Robert was following them on Roberts Road. Norris said at times Robert tried to run her off the road, eventually striking her vehicle. Tabitha continued down the road eventually pulling into the caller’s driveway. Deputies were unable to locate Robert, and requested a warrant through Marietta Municipal Court for his arrest for two counts of domestic violence.

Warrants/Washington County

¯ Brian D. Bates, of 622 Grant Ave., Cambridge, failure to appear, original charge felonious assault.

¯ Jeffrey M. Snider, of 1125 Kings Ridge Road, St. Marys, W.Va.; failure to appear, original charge possession of drugs.

¯ Haydon J. Givens, of 17990 State Route 550, Marietta; failure to appear, original charge possession of drugs.

¯ Isaac Martin, of 106 Meadowcrest Lane, Little Hocking; failure to appear; original charge disorderly conduct.

¯ Christina M. Hower, of 516 Smith St., Marietta; probation violation, original charge OVI.

¯ Vincent E. Roberts, of 1920 Roberts Road, Amesville, two counts of domestic violence.

¯ John L. Lindsey, of 230 Henniger Road, Lowell, failure to appear for pretrial, original charge theft.

¯ Isaac Martin, of 106 Meadowcrest Lane, Little Hocking, failure to appear for pretrial; original charge breach of recognizance.

¯ Melissa D. Martin, of 605 ¢ 33rd St., Parkersburg, failing to show proof of completion of the supervised community service; original charge menacing.

Arrests/Washington County

The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail:

¯ Jeffrey Dwayne Smith, 22, of 213 ¢ Elm St., Marietta, was arrested Monday for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

¯ Lynsey Brooke Erb, 30, of 140 Cecil Meneffee Drive, Moorefield, W.Va., was arrested Monday on warrants for theft, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, obstructing official business, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence, all felonies.

¯ Christopher Adam Grinter, 30, of 22nd Street, Parkersburg, was arrested Monday for criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.

¯ Audrey Ann Eckstein, 57, of 406 Front St., Apt. A, New Matamoras, was arrested Monday for drug instrument possession, a misdemeanor.

¯ Wesley Orland Roberts, 25, of 2070 Roberts Road, Amesville, was arrested Monday for two warrants of failure to appear, misdemeanors, theft, carrying a concealed weapon and breaking and entering, felonies.

¯ Jonathan William Leasure, 32, of 1001 Florence St., Belpre, was arrested Tuesday for making false alarms, a misdemeanor.

¯ Thomas William Gaughan, 31, of 120 Sanjubar Drive, Marietta, was arrested Tuesday for drug instrument possession, a misdemeanor.

¯ Brittany Marie Wheeler, 26, of 202 Aurora St., Marietta, was arrested Tuesday for drug instrument possession, a misdemeanor.

¯ Alicia Dawn Miller, 34, of 9534 N. State Route 60 NW, McConnelsville, was arrested Tuesday for drug instrument possession, a misdemeanor.

¯ Justin Ryan Schroeder, 36, of 304 Kenwood St., Marietta, was arrested Tuesday for trafficking in drugs, a felony.

¯ Carrie Sue Britton, 31, of 290 Ridgewood Drive, Apt. B, Marietta, was arrested Tuesday for breach of recognizance (Athens County), a felony.

¯ Jacob Kyle Rowe, 26, homeless, was arrested Tuesday for trafficking in drugs, a felony.

¯ Emily Brooke Knotts, 40, of 960 DAV Road, Whipple, was arrested Tuesday for probation violation, a felony.

¯ Marcus Maurice Kimbrough, 29, of 103 Woodcrest Lane, Marietta, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for failure to reinstate operator’s license, a misdemeanor.

¯ Richard Wesley Hawkins, 47, of 829 Ridge St., Marietta, was arrested Tuesday for trafficking in drugs, a felony.

¯ Raymond Edward Spears, 44, of 907 Neal St., Apt. 3, Parkersburg, was arrested Wednesday for drug possession, a felony.

¯ Nikki Rae Miller, 30, of 627 Front St., Marietta, was arrested Wednesday for driving under suspension, failure to appear and breach of recognizance, all misdemeanors.