Reports/Washington County

¯A deputy began an investigation Saturday into a menacing incident, however the victim refused to pursue charges in this case.

¯ On Saturday, Meranda Dawn King, 23, of 32565 Rose Hill Road, Pomeroy, was brought to the Washington County Jail by a Meigs County deputy on a trafficking in drugs charge. King was asked if she had any contraband on her person and advised she did not. During the process several bags of contraband were located under King’s shirt, identified by King as marijuana and a crystal meth-like substance. A charge of conveying into a detention facility were filed on King through Marietta Municipal Court.

¯Deputies were dispatched to 1426 Earley Ridge Road, New Matamoras, Saturday in reference to Greg Earley and Gavin Earley fighting. Gavin had made threats of violence towards Greg. A scuffle broke out, however neither Greg or Gavin were hurt. Gavin Gregory Earley, 24, was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail on charges of domestic violence and aggravated menacing.

¯ On Saturday, a fire alarm was activated at the Washington County Jail. The activation originated from a cell where Kyle Casey Morrison was housed. Through investigation it was determined that Morrison did in fact cause the activation of the fire alarm by interfering with the sprinkler system. Morrison is being charged with criminal mischief and disrupting public services, both felonies.

¯ A deputy responded to 235 Ridgewood Boulevard, Belpre, on Sunday for a report of domestic violence. Seth Patrick Miller, 36, was arrested for domestic violence.

Arrests/Washington County

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

¯ Zackry Pate Taylor, 25, of 710 Eighth St., Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a felony.

¯ Dylan Andrew Mellinger, 23, of 2303 Broadway Extension, Parkersburg, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

¯ Janet Dawn Shaw, 44, of 820 Newells Run Road, Newport, was arrested for possessing drug abuse instruments, obstructing official business and probation violation, all misdemeanors.

¯ Samuel Lee Damron, 41, of 197 Faye Ave., Marietta, for hit skip/ leaving the scene, a misdemeanor.

¯ Travis James Eue, 34, of 207 Florence St., Belpre, was arrested for aggravated robbery, a felony, and fugitive from justice, a misdemeanor.

¯ Justin Tyler Gibbs, 26, of 515 Smith St., Marietta, was arrested for possessing drug abuse instruments, drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors, and contempt (failure to appear), a felony.

¯ April Nichole Calvert, 31, of 325 Sandhill Road, Reno, was arrested for trafficking in drugs and burglary, both felonies.

¯ Brandon Joshua Blevins, 28, of 600 Ullman St., Beverly, was arrested for theft, a misdemeanor.

¯ Tyler Joseph McMahan, 25, of 2111 36th St., Parkersburg, was arrested for probation violation.

¯ Michael Ray Runyon, 30, of 233 Broughton Ave., Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a felony.