Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta

• An officer was dispatched to 211 Scammel St. on Friday in reference to a possible recovered stolen bicycle. The bike was returned to its owner. A warrant will be requested for the person who sold the bike.

• On Friday, an officer spoke to someone in the 100 block of Captain D. Seely MIA Drive in reference to a theft by deception. The subject stands in the block holding a sign that says “Homeless need money” but is not homeless and resides in Marietta. This case is under legal review.

•An officer was dispatched to East Muskingum Park Friday in reference to a purse found there that contained syringes. A woman had walked up and claimed the purse before the officer arrived. Sandra Forinash said she did have syringes that she had used to inject speed. A summons was completed for her for possession of drug abuse instruments.

• Elizabeth A. Cremeans, of 424 Maple St., reported Saturday that her license plate had been stolen.

• An officer was dispatched to Go Mart, 820 Pike St., on Sunday in reference to a purse missing from a car. The purse was recovered an hour later in the men’s bathroom of IHOP, 103 Crooked Run Lane. The investigation is ongoing.

• An officer was dispatched to 137 Acme St. on Sunday in reference to the theft of a boat. Thomas J. Gilkeson said he stores his boat behind his neighbor’s house with permission. The case remains under investigation.

•An officer responded to a theft complaint Sunday at Dollar General, 136 Gross St., Christopher J. Long, of 309 Main St., Lower Salem, was arrested for theft.

Reports/Washington County

•On Tuesday, Major Crime Task Force agents conducted a search warrant at a motel in Marietta. Ricky Lee Ridenour was located inside the room, along with a set of triple beam scales, digital scales, smoking pipes, three plastic baggies of suspect heroin, multiple plastic baggies, $4582 in cash and multiple cell phones. The contents of the baggies were field-tested and yielded a positive indication for heroin. Ricky Lee Ridenour, 40, of 74 Oak St., Parkersburg, was arrested and charged with first-degree felony trafficking in heroin.

• On Tuesday, deputies stopped to assist two men walking away from a disabled vehicle near the intersection of Ohio 7 and Dragstrip Road in Belpre Jerry Lee Corbin was identified by his driver’s license, and the other male stated he was Joshua Johnson. The second male finally identified himself, after almost an hour, as Fred Benjamin Lamp III. A deputy learned Lamp had several warrants out of Wood County, W.Va., for failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance and obstructing an officer. During a search of Lamp and in another container, fentanyl was found, along with suspected methamphetamine. Lamp, 37, of Lightner Ridge Road, Stockport, was placed under arrest, charged with two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, obstructing official business and the warrant for obstructing official business. Corbin,54, 6401 Lightner Ridge Road, Stockport, was charged with obstructing official business and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs.

• A deputy was dispatched to 2035 State Route 550, Bartlett, on Sunday for a report of two males yelling at each other in the parking lot of the former Bartlett Elementary School. Investigation revealed an argument over a stolen motorcyle. The deputy requested warrants through Marietta Municipal Court for Rodney Keith May II, 32, of 1029 Barth Road, Belpre, Ronald Howard Husk, 20, of 285 Wilcoxen Road, Cutler, and Rodney Dakota Hill, 18, of 13228 State Route 555, Cutler, for receiving stolen property.

• A deputy responded to 1170 Tice Run Road, New Matamoras, on Tuesday in reference to a domestic complaint. Heather Howell reported her husband, Curtis Howell, has assaulted her and then left the residence. Howell had a previous protection order and had recently dropped it allowing Curtis to return to the home. That day he had grabbed her by the neck, around her throat, pushing her against a wall and striking her with a closed fist. Curtis then began throwing items about the residence and had taken a knife to the couch cushions. A warrant was requested and issued for Curtis Dean Howell, 34, for domestic violence.

Warrants/Washington County

• Joshua A. Ewers, of 32926 Evans Ridge Road, New Matamoras, probation violation on a failure to comply charge.

• Sunshine L. Farnsworth, of 136 Franklin St., Marietta, disorderly conduct.

• Joseph D. Hesson, of 138 Chauteau Hills Drive, #137, Parkersburg, probation violation on an underage consumption charge.

• James Travis Hasley, of 516 Smith St., Marietta, failure to appear on a possession of drugs charge.

• Justin Everett Bledsoe, of 611 ½ Elm St., Apt. A, Belpre, failure to appear on a child support case.

• Raymond Edward Spears, of 907 Neal St., Parkersburg, failure to appear.

• Emmett Joseph Mascha, failure to appear.

• Curtis Dean Howell, of 1170 Tice Run Road, New Matamoras, domestic violence.

• Christopher Neil Mayle, of 2450 Two Mile Run Road, Cutler, disrupting public service and domestic violence.

• Jacob Samuel Roush, of 2420 McDonald Road, Vincent, driving under financial responsibility suspension or cancellation.

• Jeremiah M. Smith, of 3034 State Route 339, Vincent, domestic violence.

• Rodney Keith May, of 1029 Barth Road, Belpre, receiving stolen property.

• Rodney Dakota Hill, of 13228 State Route 555, Cutler, receiving stolen property.

• Ronald Howard Husk, of 285 Wilcoxen Road, Cutler, receiving stolen property

Arrests/Washington County

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

• Keith Bradley Edwards, 23, of 115 Allen Ave., Powhatan Point, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• Stephanie Nicole Cassady, 37, of 824 Belrock Ave., Belpre, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• Jerry Lee Corbin, 54, of 6401 Lightner Ridge Road, Stockport, was arrested for two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, felonies, and obstructing official business, a misdemeanor.

• Fred Benjamin Lamp, 37, of Lightner Ridge Road, Stockport, was arrested for two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, felonies, obstructing official business, a misdemeanor, and a warrant for obstructing official business.

• Dirk Edward Filon, 34, homeless, was arrested for parole violation, a felony.

• Astin Ariel Oliver, 36, of 100 Linwood Av., Apt. A, Marietta, was arrested for contributing to the unruliness of a minor.

• Ricky Lee Ridenour, 40, of 74 Oak St., Parkersburg, was arrested for trafficking in drugs, a felony.

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