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Police Reports

Reports/Ohio State Highway Patrol

¯ Calvin Samuel Nichols, 27, of 4730 Miles Lane Road, Waterford, was traveling eastbound Sept. 11 on Township Road 41 in Windsor Township when his 1998 Chevrolet Lumina crossed County Road 60, went off the right side of the roadway, down an embankment and overturned. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control of it.

¯ Mark R. Davis, 62, of 1265 Hackney Road, Beverly, was southbound Sept. 11 on Ohio 60 in Center Township. He drove his 2004 Chevrolet Blazer off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment. He was taken by Beverly-Waterford Squad to Marietta Memorial Hospital with suspected serious injuries. He was cited for not driving within a single lane of traffic.

¯ Kole T. Counts, 24, of 3380 N. Cincinnati Ridge Road, Coolville, was southbound Sept. 13 on County Road 10 in Warren Township. He was negotiating a right curve in his 1997 Ford Ranger and drove across the center line, off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control of it.

¯ Daniel Paul Parsons, 64, of 3211 Deming Road, Vincent, was westbound Sept. 13 on Ohio 550 in Barlow Township, when his 2004 Chevrolet Colorado traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a guardrail end and continued to strike the guardrail face. He was cited for driving an unsafe vehicle.

¯ Chase Nathaniel Vincent, 18, of 1088 N. Kennebec Ave., McConnelsville, was southbound Sept. 14 on Ohio 376 in Bloom Township. His 2006 Toyota Corolla went off the right side of the roadway and struck a fence. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control of it.

¯ Kayla D. Renner, 31, of 2113 Warren Chapel Road, Fleming, was southbound Sept 15 on County Road 10 in Warren Township. Her 1999 Ford Ranger went off the left side of the roadway and struck a rock and a ditch. She then left the scene. Renner was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control of it.

¯ Logan J. Phillps, 32, of 1639 E. Roy Furman Highway, Carmichaels, Pa., was traveling southbound Sept. 15 on Township Road 439 in Grandview Township, while William Harold Brown, 42, of 515 Lakeside Township Court, Evans, Ga., was traveling northbound. Phillips stopped his 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD, owned by KSW Oilfield Rental of Waynesburg, Pa., partially in the roadway, allowing Brown to pass. Brown did not move his 2012 Peterbilt 388, owned by Black River Pumping Service of St. Clairsville, over far enough and struck Phillips. Brown was cited for not giving the other vehicle half the roadway.

¯ Neil Alan Brague, 53, of 735 Fourth St., Marietta, was eastbound Sept. 15 on Ohio 550 in Marietta Township. Ashley Nicole Caldwell, 32, of 9520 State Route 550, Vincent, was westbound on Ohio 550 and went left of center in her 2011 Volkswagen Routan, striking Brague’s 2015 Subaru Outback. Brague came to rest in the westbound lanes. Caldwell continued off the left edge of the roadway and came to rest against an embankment. Both Brague and Caldwell were taken by Marietta EMS to Marietta Memorial Hospital with suspected minor injuries. Caldwell was cited for not driving on the right side of the roadway.

¯ Katrina L. Getz, 17, of 150 S. Elliot Road, Malta, was northbound Sept. 16 on Ohio 83 in Waterford Township when her 2005 Honda Accord ran off the right side of the roadway. She overcorrected and ran off the left side of the roadway, striking an embankment. She was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control of it.

¯ Nicholas Perrine, 38, of 52815 Lydia Road, Coolville, was northbound Sept. 17 on Ohio 7 in Marietta Township. Angela M. Davis, 49, of 1470 Browns Road, Marietta, was westbound on County Road 20, attempting to turn left onto Ohio 7 southbound in her 2007 Chevrolet Impala. Davis failed to yield the right of way and was struck by Perrine’s 2021 International 1824, owned by Ergon Trucking Inc. of Jackson, Miss. Davis was cited for not yielding to another vehicle lawfully within an intersection.

¯ Justin Bryce Davis, 39, of 15905 State Route 550, Fleming, was eastbound Sept. 18 on Ohio 550 in Adams Township. His 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis went off the right side of the roadway and struck a pole and ditch before coming to final rest. He was treated by Barlow EMS for possible injuries. Davis was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control of it.

¯ Christopher O. Hall, 25, of 57 Hazelwood Road, Marietta, was eastbound Sept. 22 on County Road 344 in Marietta Township, while Braydon W. Duty, 19, of 3200 County Road 9, Reno, was northbound on Ohio 7. Hall failed to yield from a flashing red light and his 2014 Chevrolet Cruze was struck by Duty’s 2014 Jeep Compass. Hall was cited for not yielding at the light.

Reports/Marietta

¯ A patrolman was dispatched Sept. 14 to Marietta High School in reference to an unruly juvenile. The juvenile had smeared ink on several desks and fellow students. Charges will be filed in juvenile court.

¯ A patrolman filed unruly charges on a juvenile Sept. 14 who used profanity toward several teachers and staff members at Marietta High School.

¯ A patrolman filed theft charges Sept. 14 on a juvenile at Marietta High School for stealing janitorial supplies.

¯ Officers responded to Old Town Express Laundry, 704 Pike St., on Sept 14 in reference to a suspicious man inside causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, an officer found that a man had kicked a door and caused damage to it. The suspect will be summoned into court.

¯ Units responded to 630 Pearl St. Ext. on Sept. 14 in reference to a dispute over vehicle ownership. Upon arrival, officers identified Richard Dean Bailey, who had active warrants for animals at large, and Natasha K. Dunn, who had active warrants for driving under suspension. Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail.

¯ An officer responded to Walmart on Sept. 14 in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, the officer met with an employee who advised they had observed a woman switching price tags on items. Devin Hefner admitted to switching the price tags. She was charged with theft and released on a personal recognizance bond.

¯ A patrolman was dispatched Sept. 15 to 103 W. Fay Ave. in reference to a stolen motor vehicle. Upon arrival, it was found that around 4:30 a.m., someone had gotten into the vehicle and drove away. The vehicle was recovered in Richland County on Sept. 16. The case remains under investigation.

¯ A patrolman was dispatched to 936 Greene St. on Sept. 15 in reference to an individual who had trespassed on the property.

¯ An officer was dispatched Sept. 15 to Fifth and Marion streets in reference to an intoxicated man and found it to be a trespassing suspect. The suspect was advised he was under arrest before he pulled away from the officer’s grip and took off running. A warrant will be requested for obstructing official business and resisting arrest.

¯ Officers were dispatched Sept. 17 to 178 Dawes Circle in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the suspect and the complainant. It was found that the suspect had been trespassed from the residence on Sept. 4. The suspect was released and advised a summons would be requested for him to appear for criminal trespass and menacing.

¯ A patrolman was dispatched Sept. 17 to the 300 block of Lord Street in reference to a disturbance. The suspects will be summoned for disorderly conduct by fighting.

¯ An officer was dispatched Sept. 17 to Marietta Mills Apartments as Casey Carpenter was on the property and had been trespassed. The officer observed Carpenter leaving the property. Carpenter took off and when the officer advised him to stop, Carpenter ran into the woodline. The officer placed him into custody and he was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest.

¯ A patrolman responded Saturday to Walmart in reference to two shoplifters in custody. Upon arrival, the patrolman found that a 19-year-old woman and 18-year-old man had failed to pay for several items prior to them passing the last point of sale. A summons will be issued.

¯ A patrolman was dispatched to Walmart on Sunday in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with employees and the suspect. The suspect failed to scan $39 at the self-checkout and was released from the scene. A summons will be requested for her to appear before the Marietta Municipal Court for theft.

¯ An officer was dispatched Sunday to Walmart in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with employees and the suspect. The suspect was found to have failed to scan and then bagged $56 worth of items in the self-checkout. The suspect was released and a summons will be requested for her to appear in court on a theft charge.

¯ A patrolman began an investigation Sunday into a shoplifting at Walmart. A man was identified scanning a $1 item while bagging $115 in items. The suspect fled but was easily identified and will be summoned on a charge of theft and criminal trespass.

¯ A patrolman recovered an abandoned pink and purple 24-inch mountain bike on Monday. The bike had reportedly been sitting at an apartment for two weeks. All residents spoken to said it didn’t belong to anyone in the area.

Reports/Washington County

¯ A deputy responded Tuesday to Beach Drive, Belpre Township, to a report that Charles Persinger threatened to kill two ladies that reside near him. The subjects reported that Persinger was riding his bicycle on the road past one of their campers when he called them derogatory names and cursed at them.

They further advised Persinger told them he would “slit their throats.” The lady asked Persinger to repeat what he had said to them, and he told them he would kill them tonight. Other witnesses reported him yelling at the two ladies. The ladies stated he returned to his camper at lot 16 after this incident.

The deputy attempted to make contact with Persinger at his camper to continue the investigation. The deputy knocked several times and a man could be heard yelling, “stop knocking on the (explicit) door”.

The man was informed that it was the sheriff’s office knocking and that he needed to come open the door.

He refused to comply with the order stating, “I don’t give a (explicit), you got a warrant, (explicit) off.” The deputy requested and received a warrant through Marietta Municipal Court for two counts of aggravated menacing and one count of obstructing official business on Charles Edward Persinger, 33, of 2800 Beach Drive, Lot 16, Belpre.

¯ Deputies responded Wednesday to a Muskingum Township location to a report of a domestic incident. Deputies met with Jeremey Miller, who stated his ex-girlfriend came to the residence to pick up one of the children. Miller stated while there, she started yelling at him for no reason, and he stated there were no threats or violence.

Deputies met with the female that explained Miller was upset with her and started yelling at her. She stated Miller grabbed hold of her arms and pushed her away, causing her to fall back onto some landscaping blocks.

The lady had marks on her consistent with her story. Jeremey Robert Miller, 41, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence.

Arrests/Washington County

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

¯ Trent Dwight Mason, 32, of Marietta, were arrested for aggravated trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs and OVI, all felonies.

¯ Andrew Robert Johnston, 42, of Marietta, was arrested for aggravated trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, trafficking in fentanyl, possession of fentanyl, all felonies.

¯ Cody Allen Dingey, 33, of McConnelsville, was arrested for a probation violation, a felony.

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