• On Wednesday, the sheriff’s office received information that Gerald P. Hasley, of 615 Mt. Tom Road, Marietta, had numerous sexually explicit photographs of minor children. A search warrant was executed at the residence and detectives located several computers and cell phones, including the one Hasley was carrying at the time. Detectives observed several photographs of minor children in the nude, as well as other sexually explicit videos. Hasley admitted he received the photographs and videos from people he met in internet chat rooms and hid them in folders in his email account via his cell phone and laptop computer. Gerald Paul Hasley, 49, was placed under arrest for six counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor, a fourth-degree felony and one count of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor, a second-degree felony.
•On Thursday, the sheriff’s office received a report of a man striking a woman in the Cedar Bark Apartments, 26935 State Route 7, while in a motor vehicle. The suspect vehicle fled the area however a traffic stop was conducted with the driver, David Burns, and the passenger, Sunshine Chapa. The deputy was advised that Burns had backhanded Chapa during an argument. David Sheehy Burns, 41, of 26691 Huckleberry Road, Coolville, was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.
• A deputy responded to the residence of Brian Hendrix, of 45 South Bruce St., Little Hocking, on Thursday in reference his residence being entered. This case remains under investigation.
The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail:
• Dalton Corey Drummond, 25, of 1414 Jesterville Road, Parkersburg, was arrested for drug paraphernalia, breach of recognizance, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanors, possession of drugs and trafficking in drugs, felonies.
• David Sheehy Burns, 41, of 26691 Huckelberry Road, Coolville, was arrested for domestic violence, a felony.
• Misty Dawn Martin, 29, of 1460 McGill Road, Vincent, was arrested for receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor.
• Justin Tyler Gibbs, 27, of 515 Smith St., Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a felony.
• Jessica Dawn Drake, 30, of 501 ½ Third St., Marietta, was arrested for driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.
• Jeremiah Benson Helmick, 22, of 594 Crane Camp Road, Walkersville, W.Va., was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.
• Brandi Elizabeth Wilson, 24, of 734 Garberdale Square, Bolivar, was arrested for driving under suspension and obstructing official business, misdemeanors.
• Mason Paul Riley, 26, of 400 Alderman St., Marietta, was arrested for trafficking in drugs, three counts, felonies.