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Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • On Wednesday, a deputy received information that Rachael Wilson had devised an escape plan through a suicide attempt while incarcerated at the Washington County Jail. Wilson did fake a suicide attempt and was transported for medical attention. The deputy ...

Parkersburg woman sentenced on drug charge

From staff reports A Parkersburg woman was sentenced to 30 days in the Washington County Jail Monday morning for possession of drugs. Jamie M. Pierce, 45, of 4310 11th Ave. Apt. 2, pleaded guilty on Feb. 6 to attempted possession of drugs, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of drugs, a ...

Public records

The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: •Brennan Trevor Beall, 18, and Hannah Noel McDole, 19, both of Belpre; March 18. •Benjamin James Stoke, 28, and Kayla Ann Toby, 29, both of Fleming; March 19. •Jesse Lee Wagenheim, 35, and ...

Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta •Officers responded to the Washington County Fairgrounds on March 18 in reference to a report of animal neglect. Two horses were seized and transferred to a rehabilitation service. The investigation is ongoing. • Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a shoplifter on March 18. ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • A deputy responded to 13931 State Route 7, Marietta, on Friday for a breaking and entering at that location. Numerous items were removed from the property. The case remains under investigation. •A deputy responded to the Warren Local Schools garage on ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • A deputy responded to 12170 State Route 60, Lowell, on Wednesday for a domestic dispute complaint. Shane Severt explained he and his wife, Sylvia, had been in a verbal argument. Shane stated they both had been consuming alcohol the majority of the night. As a ...

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Arrests/Washington County The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail: •Richard Dean Welch Jr., 50, of 209 Fearing St., Marietta, was arrested for contempt of court, failure to appear. • James Chadwick Hodgson, 42, of 107 Colonial Squares Apt. E, ...

Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta • Marietta Police were advised Thursday of a possible sex crime inside city limits. The investigation is ongoing. •An officer responded to a breaking and entering Friday at 605 Pearl St. • Donald R. Cunningham, of 116 Ingleside Ave., reported Friday that a neighbor ...

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Reports/Washington County • Deputies were dispatched to 4962 School House Road, Little Hocking, on Wednesday in response to a bad check complaint. Deputies met with the business owner of Fairbanks Metals and Supply, Inc. who stated his company received a bad check in the amount of $2185 on ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • Deputies were dispatched Thursday to the Par Mar station, on Ohio 821 in Marietta. It was reported that a male subject was acting very odd and was hitting himself in the face, and striking his head on the wall. Douglas Cline met with deputies while he was ...

Public records

The following people recently filed for a marriage license at the Washington County Courthouse: • Joshua Bryan Richards, 33, and Melissa Sue Smith, 32, both of Belpre; March 9. • Joseph Robert Novotay III, 39, of Marietta, and Renata Ann Densmore, 39, of Hopewell; March 10. • Joseph ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • A deputy responded to Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, on Sunday in reference to a complaint. It was reported that Mikeal Hypes was harassing an ex-girlfriend. It was also reported that Hypes was on his way to Parkersburg to find her. Hypes showed up at locations ...

Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta • An officer was dispatched to 130 Sunset Drive on March 3 in reference to found drug paraphernalia apparently left by visitors to the residence. The paraphernalia was collected by officers. • The department received information on March 3 about an adult who sent an ...

Malta man killed in single-vehicle crash

From staff reports A Malta man was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday morning on County Road 2 in Windsor Township in Morgan County. Frederick A. Mattox, 71, was driving southbound in a 2017 Ford Escape when the car went off the right side of the road. He over-corrected, lost control ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County •A deputy began an investigation Friday into a financial scam. This case remains under investigation. • A Vincent woman reported a domestic incident with her husband, Edward Milam, Saturday at their residence. Edward pushed her against the wall and reached ...

Public records

The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: • Christopher L. Hugelheim, 29, of Marietta, and Kiara L. Schwaben, 22, of Marietta; March 2. • Theodore R. Williams, 21, of Little Hocking, and Alea R. Aliac, 21, of Parkersburg; March ...

Sheriff’s reports

Arrests/Washington County The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail: • Debra Lee Sampson, 26, of 27317 State Route 7, Apt. A, Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor. • Nicole Dawn Offenberger-Oldfield, 26, of 713 Ninth St., ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County •A deputy was dispatched Wednesday to Glendale Road, Marietta, for a report of Jeffry Voycik causing a disturbance. After conducting the investigation and speaking with Adult Parole Authority, Jeffry Ryan Voycik, 36, was placed under arrest for a parole violation. ...

Sheriff’s reports

Reports/Washington County • Deputies began an investigation Feb. 26 in the Palmer Township area regarding damaged mailboxes. This case remains under investigation. • A deputy began an investigation Friday into an unruly child. This case remains under investigation. • A deputy began ...

Marietta police reports

Reports/Marietta • An officer responded to Kroger, 40 Acme St., on Feb. 25 in reference to the theft of a shopping cart. Richard N. Yoho, of 38922 State Route 26, Graysville, loaded a cart into a pickup truck and was tracked to a camper in the 500 block of Pike Street. The officer also ...