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Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • Deputies responded to 989 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, on Tuesday for a domestic violence complaint. Lindsey Lightfritz reported her brother, Roger Adams, arrived at the residence and spun gravel on the driveway, resulting in gravel being thrown onto Lightfritz's ...

Crash in Beverly injures two

From staff reports Two people were injured after a three-vehicle accident near Beverly Wednesday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident occurred about a mile outside of Beverly on Ohio 60. Two people were sent to Marietta Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening ...

Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta • During a traffic stop on Dec. 3, contact was made with driver Chase P. Cowan, of 10414 Veto Road, Belpre. The officer noticed a strong odor of marijuana in the vehicle. A search revealed several marijuana buds in the driver's side vent. Cowan was issued citations for ...

Athens man doesn’t show for sentencing

From staff reports A warrant for the arrest of an Athens man has been issued by the Washington County Common Pleas Court. James M. Bunner, 36, of 16640 Thompson Ridge Road, Athens, is wanted for failing to appear for a sentencing hearing on Tuesday. The charge stems from a indictment by the ...

Sheriff’s reports

Arrests/Washington County The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail: • Calvin Mickael Valentine, 20, of 5215 State Route 260, New Matamoras, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor. • Martin Dean Welch, 47, of 1134 Michaelis Road, ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • On Monday, a deputy met with Sarah McAfee, of Tick Ridge Road, Vincent, in reference to charges on a credit card that belonged to her. This case remains under investigation. • The dog warden filed charges Tuesday for failure to restrain a dog. On Nov. 30 ...

Waterford man sentenced to two years in prison

From staff reports A Waterford man was sentenced to two years in prison for a probation violation in Washington County Common Pleas Court on Friday. Dalton Ball, 20, of 571 Swift Road, Waterford, was on probation after he pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree felony charge of breaking and ...

Public records

Marriages The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: •Brandon Joseph Roberts, 34, and Jennifer Michelle Riley, 35, both of Marietta, Dec. 6. •Shane Alan Burdett, 52, and Tina Louise Flowers, 53, both of Parkersburg, Dec. ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County •A deputy responded to 1178 Moss Run Road, Marietta Wednesday after Shane Mosser reported Jennifer Mosser entered his home without permission and struck him in the head multiple times. Shane had lacerations on his head consistent with this incident. Shane further ...

Beverly woman sentenced to identity theft

From staff reports A Beverly woman was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days confinement and two years community control for a fourth-degree felony charge of identity theft. Lindsay Waggoner, 34, of 203 Sixth St., was sentenced for the theft of her ex-boyfriend's identity. In 2015, Waggoner used ...

Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta • Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported Nov. 27 the theft of a substantial amount of jewelry from the store cases. In a security video, a male was observed casing the area before using a tool to open the case and steal the jewelry. He walked out with another male and they left in ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • A deputy responded to Wesley Township on Nov. 26 for a report of an unruly child. This case remains under investigation. • On Friday, a deputy met with a victim who reported an altercation with Donn Bookman. Bookman made several threats to the female along ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • On Friday, the dog warden viewed images and video located on Matthew Moyers' cell phone which was downloaded in an unrelated case. Several images were observed which depicted a black cat and the torture the animal went through at the hands of Moyers. The ...

Public records

Marriage Licenses: The following people picked up a marriage license recently at the Washington County Courthouse: •David Michael McDonald, 21, of Marietta, and Brittney Isis Christy, 22, of Marietta; Nov. 26. Divorces/dissolutions: •Richard Forshey, 72, of Marietta, and Margie ...

Sheriff’s reports

Warrants/Washington County • Joshua Amos Gibson, of 821 Quincey St., Parkersburg, probation violation on a domestic violence charge. • Martin Dean Welch, probation violation. • Erica Jean Wall, of 605 10th St. Marietta, failure to appear on a possession of drugs ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • A deputy was dispatched to 330 Browns Road, Marietta, on Friday for a report of two people involved in a fight. The deputy met with subjects at the residence where Melissa Warrener and Jeffrey Worstell reside. Worstell was observed exiting the residence and ...

Marietta police/sheriff’s office reports

Reports/Marietta • Crystal G. Eldridge, of 416 Phillips St., reported Nov. 20 that her boyfriend had damaged her car. • During a traffic stop Nov. 20 in the 600 block of Washington Street, it was found that driver Logan C. Venham, of 1060 Sugar Run Road, was on parole for vehicular ...

Marietta police reports

Reports/Marietta • On Nov. 15, an officer was dispatched to Marietta Memorial Hospital to assist with guarding a prisoner wanted on a felony warrant out of Morgan County. When Quinton I. Hart was discharged he was placed in handcuffs and taken to a cruiser, at which point he refused to ...

Reports/Marietta

¯ On Nov. 15, an officer was dispatched to Marietta Memorial Hospital to assist with guarding a prisoner wanted on a felony warrant out of Morgan County. When Quinton I. Hart was discharged he was placed in handcuffs and taken to a cruiser, at which point he refused to enter it and began ...

Reports/Washington County

•On Nov.15, the manager of the Courthouse Cafe (Wasco, Inc.), 205 Putnam St., Marietta, reported a female had stolen the tip cup from the counter. A description was given of the suspect and the female was located just outside the Second Street entrance. Contact was made with the female and ...