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Reports/Washington County ¯ On Sunday, Cheyenne Warne’s dog became loose from her residence of 470 Hadley Hollow Road, Marietta. The dog went onto David Moore’s property at 40 Melody Lane and chewed off the top railing of his deck and damaged some lattice. Warne’s dog caused ...

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Reports/Marietta ¯ An officer investigated a disturbance between two brothers Jan. 3 at 415 1/2 Third St.. ¯ A domestic violence complaint was reported Jan. 3 at 714 Warren St. The suspect, Jordan Garretson, was located the next day and arrested for domestic violence. ¯ On Thursday, ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ On 3 Jan 18 Elton Hart Jr., 3747 Blue Knob Road, Marietta, was issued a citation on Wednesday for driving under a license forfeiture suspension. ¯ A deputy, along with the Warren Volunteer Fire Department, was dispatched in reference to a deceased individual ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ A deputy began an investigation on Friday in reference to identity fraud. This case remains under investigation. ¯ A deputy began an investigation Monday into the misuse of a credit card after multiple fraudulent charges appeared on a bank statement. This ...

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Reports/Marietta ¯ An employee of Bridgeport Equipment, 15 Acme St., reported Dec. 26 the theft of a knife. A suspect has been identified. ¯ Tresha D. Dawson, of Addis, La., reported Dec. 26 that a racist note had been left on the windshield of her vehicle on Dec. 24. The case remains ...

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Warrants/Washington County ¯ Eric Lee Harmon, of 541 Marrtown Road, Parkersburg, W.Va., for failing to remain in contact with the probation department. ¯ Joseph S. Antill, of 709 Phillips St., Marietta, for felonious assault. Arrests/Washington County The following people were recently ...

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Warrants/Washington County ¯ Joseph V. Safety, of 104 W. Spring St., Marietta, for two counts of violation of protection order and menace by stalking. ¯ Nicole R. McCutcheon, of 150 Barrett South Road, Vincent, for possession of drugs. ¯ Andrea L. Sees, of 1210 Laird Ave., Parkersburg, ...

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Marriage licenses The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: ¯Joseph Edward Horton, 52, and Donna Jean Farnsworth, 52, both of Marietta, Dec. 29. ¯ Gary Lee Paschen, 69, of Belpre, and Susan Lynn Mason, 58, of Marietta, Dec. 29. ¯ ...

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Divorces / Dissolutions The following divorces and dissolutions were granted recently in Washington County Court: ¯Levi Michael Milstead, 28, of Macksburg, and Lacey Renea Milstead, 24, of Parkersburg were granted a dissolution of marriage Dec. 20. ¯ Martin D. Gibbs, 52, and Teresa Lynn ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ A deputy was dispatched to the 2 mile marker of Ohio 555 on Wednesday for a report of a drunk female laying in a ditch on the side of the road. Standing in the lane of traffic was a woman identified as Victoria A. Meek, 58, of 250 Custer Road, Stockport. She was ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ During a traffic stop Monday on Ohio 550 a search revealed marijuana, marijuana pipes, a marijuana grinder, multiple pills including hydrocodone and a substance believed to be LSD. Daniel Allen Rohr, 23, of 4005 School House Road, Little Hocking, was placed under ...

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Reports/Marietta ¯ Employees of Go Mart, 820 Pike St., reported a shoplifter on Dec. 13. The suspect, Justin Schroeder, of 6235 Fifteen Mile Creek Road, Wingett Run, attempted to flee but was apprehended and taken to jail. ¯ The director of pharmacy at Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ Nicole Robertson and Tyler Soule reported Saturday a domestic violence incident at 5880 Germantown Road, Liberty Township as Robertson was moving out of her parents’ home. They said Christopher Robertson approached the vehicle after Nicole exited the house and ...

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Divorces/dissolutions ¯ Rachelle L. Flaherty, 34, of Vincent, and Joseph C. Flaherty, 34, of Marietta, were granted a dissolution of marriage Dec. 7. ¯ Thomas R. Stokes, 42, of Cutler, and Tina C. Stokes, 49, of Cutler, were granted a dissolution of marriage Dec. 7. Property transfers ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ A deputy responded to meet with Elmer Wenzel, of 17977 State Route 26, Reno, who had sustained a dog bite while trying to break up a fight with his dogs on Monday. This case is closed. ¯ A deputy responded to Adams Township on Tuesday in reference to a ...

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Reports/Washington County ¯ Deputies were dispatched to 5525 State Route 339, Dunham Township on Monday in reference to a possible domestic violence situation. It was found that Frederick McKitrick pulled Tabitha Way by the hair during the altercation. One of the instances was inside a ...

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Reports/Marietta ¯ An officer was dispatched to Go Mart, 842 Pike St., on Dec. 5 in reference to a man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs inside the store. He was located asleep by the front counter. He was later identified as Jason Wriston. A K9 sniff of his vehicle gave a ...

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Guilty plea entered to drug possession

Bradley A. Lightfritz, 38, of 304 Bellvue St., Marietta, pleaded guilty Monday in Judge Randall Burnworth’s court to possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Lightfritz was found with methamphetamine and amphetamine in small amounts during a traffic stop by the Ohio State Highway ...

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Woman pleads guilty to forgery

Ashley N. Stout, 32, of 337 Heatherbridge Lane, Blacklick, pleaded guilty to forgery, a third-degree felony, Monday in Judge Randall Burnworth’s court. Stout allegedly wrote checks to herself out of the checkbook of client David Ashcraft, 74, of Marietta, between November 2015 and October ...

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Marriage licenses The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: ¯ William Joe Gillian, 66, of Vincent and Tammy Jay Edgell, 51, of Vienna, Dec. 7. ¯ Brent Allen Skeens, 29, of Reno and Mariah Lynne Herndon, 44, of Ravenswood, W.Va., Dec. ...