A 2-year-old Belpre Township resident received treatment Thursday at Marietta Memorial Hospital after she may have ingested a small amount of diluted bleach. The child's mother put diluted bleach in the toddler's cup to sanitize it and placed it out of the child's reach. The girl subsequently pushed a stool over to the counter and took a drink from the cup. She immediately spit out the liquid and vomited. Emergency room personnel stated the child was not injured.
Deputies responded Thursday to a domestic dispute at 441 Washington St., Macksburg. Carl Hart, 51, was angry with his wife, Tammy, 46, and accused her of having an affair. Carl broke his wife's phone, broke a coffee table and struck his wife in the face. Though Tammy continued to say everything was fine, the deputies noticed she appeared shaken and arrested Carl Hart for domestic violence.
Ben T. Ladd, 77, of 7432 Federal Road, Little Hocking, reported Thursday that at some point during the past month an unknown suspect(s) stole three shotguns and a rifle from a gun cabinet in his garage. Ladd estimates the guns have a total value of $400.
A deputy requested a summons Thursday for Charles Caldwell Jr., 38, of 2075 Barth Road, Belpre, for cruelty to animals. A passerby reported a dog in a kennel at Caldwell's residence was being neglected and mistreated. The dog was severely emaciated and appeared to be suffering from infestations of multiple parasites.
A deputy requested a summons Thursday for Kurtis Alkire, 23, of 251 Alloway Road, Little Hocking, for disorderly conduct by fighting. At his residence in the early morning hours, Alkire was involved in an argument with his sister's boyfriend and threatened to kill and assault him. A witness heard the two arguing and confirmed that Alkire threatened his sister's boyfriend.
The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail:
Jeremy M. Charlton, 34, of Reynolds Drive, Vincent, was arrested Thursday for two misdemeanor counts of assault.
Misty R. Mattocks, 48, of 4492 State Route 339, Belpre, was arrested Thursday for violating the terms of her probation, a misdemeanor.
Jeffrey T. Myers, 45, of 1635 McGill Road, Belpre, was arrested Friday for domestic violence, assault and child endangering, all misdemeanors.
Carl J. Hart Sr., 51, of 442 Washington St., Macksburg, was arrested Friday for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.