• A deputy responded to Belpre Township on June 22 for a possible domestic incident. In speaking with all parties this case was determined to be unfounded.
• A deputy responded to Parkway Townhouses, 1308 Williamson Ave., New Matamoras, on June 23 in reference to a criminal damaging complaint. Charles Slonaker stated he and Sabrina Rutter were in a verbal argument in the parking lot and Rutter took a baseball bat and struck his car several times, and then went back inside. Sabrina Rutter admitted to doing the damage. A summons is being requested for Sabrina Nichoal Rutter, 25, of 1308 Williamson Avenue, Apt. 3B, New Matamoras, for criminal damaging.
• On June 23, a Great Pyrenees belonging to Debra Brown, of 915 Front St., Marietta, became loose from the property and hindered traffic along Front Street near Second Street. Brown stated the dog got out through a hole in the fence. Brown said the dog was registered, however could not provide the tag number, and her name could not be located in the dog tag system. A summons is being requested for Brown for failure to register her dog and failure to restrain.
• On June 25, a deputy was dispatched to 38175 State Route 7 to assist the Ohio State Highway Patrol with an assault complaint. Mary Brooks reported that Jason Strickler had pushed her to the ground and punched her in the face while at his residence at 765 Danas Run Road, Newport. A warrant is being requested for Jason Lee Strickler, 40, of Newport, for assault.
• A deputy responded to Fairfield Township on June 26 for a possible domestic incident. In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.
• A deputy began an investigation on June 26 in reference to a subject being scammed out of cash from a Craigslist advertisement/purchase.
• On June 26, the dog warden was advised that three of four Pitbull dogs that belong to Derek Vanhorn, of 554 Sand Ridge Road, Waterford, ran loose from his property. One of the dogs went onto a neighbor’s property and attacked and killed a Beagle dog, which was being walked on a leash. The person walking the Beagle was injured in the process, when trying to fend off the Pitbull. After the Pitbull killed the Beagle, a neighbor shot in the direction of the dogs to get the Pitbull to release the Beagle. Vanhorn was aware of this incident as it was happening and gathered three of his dogs and fled the area, leaving behind the dog that killed the Beagle. The Pitbull was captured and transported to the humane society where it is currently being housed. A summons is being requested for Derek Jordon Vanhorn, 31, of 554 Sand Ridge Road, Waterford, on a charge of failing to restrain and failing to register his dogs. The dog warden will also request that Vanhorn be ordered to pay restitution to the victim(s) for the medical expenses acquired and for the value of the dog that was killed.
• A deputy responded to 1170 Tice Run Road, New Matamoras, on June 27 in reference to Curtis Howell threatening to kill Heather Howell. At one point during an argument Curtis pulled Heather’s hair and pushed her up against the residence. Heather stated Curtis told her he would “gut her like a pig.” Deputies responded to County Road 9 in an attempt to locate Curtis Howell. The homeowner granted permission to search the residence, stating that Curtis was not there, however Curtis was found hiding in a bedroom closet. Curtis exited the closet and emptied his pockets, revealing two containers of suspected methamphetamine. Curtis Dean Howell, 34, of 1170 Tice Run Road, New Matamoras, was placed under arrest for domestic violence, obstructing official business, possession of controlled substances and having weapons while under disability.
• William Chutes, of 102 Simpson St., Marietta, reported a missing firearm on June 27. This case remains under investigation.
• During a traffic stop Friday, passenger David Dyson admitted to having a box of drug paraphernalia. This box was recovered, containing a pill grinder with white residue, marijuana pipe, a marijuana grinder, and various other drug tools. A summons is being requested for David Allen Dyson, 27, of 6131 Frost Road, Coolville, on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
• On Tuesday, agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force, along with the Marietta Police Department, executed a search warrant at a motel in Marietta. Damon Thomas Berry Jr was located in the hallway and secured. A bathroom directly in front of where Berry was located appeared to have water on the seat and the tank filling with water. Located in a portion of the toilet was 36.59 grams of heroin. Also located was marijuana, digital scales with residue, multiple cell phones and $1,102.00 in US currency. Damon Thomas Berry Jr., 24,of 2604 Cedar Ave., Apt. 158, Cleveland, was placed under arrest and charged with trafficking of heroin (36.59 grams) tampering with evidence and possession of criminal proceeds.
Agents learned that Berry had active warrants for robbery, probation violation, aggravated robbery, resisting arrest, escape (two counts) through the Beachwood Police Department. Berry is also a post release control violator at large through the State of Ohio.
The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail:
• Destry Shane Todd, 29, of 1000 14th St., Parkersburg, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.
• Andreana Marie Workman, 28, of 1713 Park St., Parkersburg, was arrested for aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony, and soliciting, a misdemeanor.
• Jordan Levi Walker, 28, of 1350 Mount Tom Road, Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.
• Tiffany Elaine Dawn Buckley, 26, of 890 Rainbow Road, Waterford, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
• Robin Lee Buckley, 29, of 890 Rainbow Road, Waterford, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
• Joshua Cecil Poole, 31, of 225 E. Spring St., Marietta, was arrested for having weapons while under disability, a felony.
• Brent Allen Dunn, 35, of 112 Scammel St., Apt. A, Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.