Police

Reports/Marietta

¯ Ronald L. Arnold, of 820 Second St., reported a burglary at 628 ¢ Pearl Street Ext. on Nov. 14. Officers processed the scene and collected evidence.

¯ Cash Pal, 203 Pike St., reported someone using an altered Social Security card to secure a loan on Nov. 14.

¯ Nancy M. Riley, of 108 St. Clair St., reported Nov. 14 that she was the victim of a telephone scam.

¯ On Nov. 15, an officer was dispatched to Fairfield Inn and Suites, 200 Cherry Tree Lane, to retrieve property left behind. The owner was contacted and the property was placed into evidence.

¯ Wescare, 219 Hillcrest Drive, reported Thursday the theft of medication.

¯ An officer was dispatched to the police department on Thursday for an assault complaint. The victim said he was struck in the head with a full glass of beer bottle without provocation. The suspect had a visible laceration to his hand. The suspect said the complainant first attacked him and he struck him with the bottle in self defense. The investigation is ongoing.

¯ Officers were dispatched Thursday to a possible overdose in the area of South Fourth Street under the Williamstown Bridge. At 109/111 Fourth St. they found an unresponsive 22-year-old man. A “tie off” was located at his feet. The Marietta Fire Department responded with Narcan and after four doses the man became responsive. He was admitted to Marietta Memorial Hospital. Drug paraphernalia and possible drugs were located. These items were collected and placed into evidence.

¯ An officer was dispatched Friday to 513 Montgomery St. in response to a deceased 51-year-old woman. The deceased, Bonnie Parks, of that address, was found to have suffered from a variety of medical issues. The death appears to be from natural causes.

¯ On Friday, the department began investigating a report of sexual abuse. The victim is a minor.

¯ On Friday, the Ohio Valley Credit Union, 450 Pike St., turned over a $100 counterfeit bill that an unknown subject found on the ground and had turned into the business.

¯ An officer was dispatched to the Touchless Car Wash, 302 Muskingum Drive, on Saturday for a report of drug activity. Shenya Feldner, of 105 E. Montgomery St., was found in possession of a schedule III controlled substance and arrested.

¯ An officer investigated a traffic crash on the Interstate 77 off ramp at Exit 1 on Saturday. The driver, Chelsea Morris, had warrants for her arrest through the Belpre mayor’s court. She was given a summons to appear in court.

¯On Saturday, an officer responded to the report of a subject changing license plates in the parking lot of Walmart, 804 Pike St. The suspect was found with fictitious plates on his truck. An investigation is continuing.

¯ Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a shoplifter on Sunday.

¯ Big 4 Car Sales reported the theft of two cars on Sunday. One was recovered a block away. The other, a 2015 Kia Forte, is still missing.

¯ An officer was dispatched Monday to the parking lot of Rinky Dink’s Flea Market in reference to stolen license plates. The plates have been reported as stolen.

¯ On Monday, a woman reported that the home of her daughter, Alecia D. Kitts, of 211 ¢ Maple St., had been broken into, with the rear door having been kicked in.

¯ An officer initiated a traffic stop for a violation on Monday. The passenger, Kevin A. Williams, last known address 712 Fourth St., New Matamoras, had a felony warrant from Belmont County. As officers were attempting to take him into custody, he fled on foot. He was apprehended by a K9 and placed into custody. He was additionally charged with obstructing official business and resisting arrest.

Reports/Washington County

¯ On Friday, a dog belonging to Donna Malcolm, of 6886 State Route 821, Whipple, became loose from her residence. Malcolm’s dog went onto neighboring property and allegedly jumped on the dog at that location. Malcom’s dog did not cause any injuries to the neighbor’s dog, however the owner was upset as this has been an ongoing issue. The Malcolms had been warned to restrain their dog in the past and admitted the dog was loose again on this date. A citation is being issued to Donna Malcolm for failing to restrain her dog.

¯ Dollar General, 2705 State Route 7, Marietta, reported a theft on Saturday. This case remains under investigation.

¯ Steve Dixon reported Sunday that a dog had attacked his dog at 85 Belavista Drive, Marietta. As the dog went for his dog’s neck, he was able to scare it away. The owner of the canine, Emily Boyd, arrived at the location to retrieve her dog. Dixon said this was the second time this has happened. A neighbor observed Boyd yelling in the street at the dog, and then leaving it in the street and driving away. The neighbor also reported the canine being loose multiple times and being aggressive. Boyd admitted her 1-year-old Shepard mix had gotten loose, but denied the dog was aggressive and/or had been loose more than once. She was advised she would be charged for failing to restrain her canine.

¯ Deputies were dispatched to 20125 State Route 550, Marietta, on Monday in reference to a domestic violence incident. During the investigation it was determined Cory E. Meeks, 32, had gotten in his juvenile child’s face and threatened to slap her. Meeks’ mother got in between the two in fear of Cory hitting the child. During the investigation, it was learned from Meeks that he had been using illegal drugs. A deputy was placing him under arrest for domestic violence when he became very irate at his mother and began yelling and ignoring orders to place his hands behind his back. He then jerked his arms away from deputies. He was then taken to the ground where he continued resisting, however was eventually handcuffed. Meeks was also charged with resisting arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.