Marietta police/sheriff’s reports


• A Marietta Middle School teacher reported a Chrome book missing from her classroom on April 16. Another teacher saw a student with it and the student was suspended out of school. The investigation is ongoing.

• Washington Elementary School administration reported April 16 that a student had reported inappropriate actions while on an internet chat room. The investigation is ongoing.

• An officer was dispatched to 509 Ferguson St. on April 16 in reference to a 16-year-old runaway. It was determined the juvenile had a history of leaving the residence without permission and acting unruly. Officers responded three more times that week regarding the same juvenile.

• Marietta High School reported April 17 that a 15-year-old student had not been to school since April 3. Administration went to the home with law enforcement and the child refused to cooperate with officials and his mother or get dressed and go to school. Charges of truancy and unruly juvenile are forthcoming.

• Officers responded to 402 ½ Mulberry St. on April 17 in reference to a household disturbance. Justin Statler, of that address, was located in Cisler Terrace Park and arrested for an active warrant for burglary and after further investigation was also charged with threat domestic violence.

• On Thursday, an officer was dispatched to 221 Fearing St. in reference to a disturbance in which windows were broken out of a vehicle. Through investigation it was found that Larry Thompson Jr. had broken them. He was summonsed for criminal mischief.

• An officer responded to 615 Front St. Lot 3 on Saturday for a report of an assault. It was learned that a brief argument took place which led a man to pepper spray the victim in the face. The suspect fled the area when the victim called police.

• On Sunday, an officer was dispatched to the intersection of Washington and Eighth streets for a report of a vehicle stopped in the middle of the intersection with a woman passed out in the driver’s seat. It was determined that Shelby Nicole Ingram, of 7250 State Route 60, Lowell, left her workplace on Eighth Street and smoked heroin while driving. She passed out while stopped at a stop sign and drifted into the intersection, blocking traffic. A small amount of heroin was located in Ingram’s front pocket and multiple items of paraphernalia were located in the vehicle. Ingram was charged with OVI, possession of heroin and possesion of drug paraphernalia.

• An officer spoke with a complainant on Sunday who said her husband hadn’t been seen since the day before. After he was entered as missing, he was located and explained that while off-roading his vehicle got stuck and he was forced to spend the night in the vehicle.

• An officer began investigating a possible fraud complaint on Monday. The complainant said he invested in a company to buy property but never received the deeds to the property or a refund. This case remains under investigation.

• On Monday, an officer was dispatched to 804 Front St. in reference to a juvenile being shot in the leg with a pellet gun. Investigation revealed that Devin Lewis Lindsey, of 408 Marion St., was shooting a pellet gun when a pellet accidentally struck the juvenile. Lindsey provided a false statement before admitting to being the shooter and as a result was arrested for disorderly conduct and obstructing official business.

Reports/Washington County

•A deputy responded to Fearing Township on April 17 for a possible domestic incident. In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.

• On Thursday, a deputy was driving north on Seventh Street in Marietta when a driver made an abrupt left turn into the parking lot of Tim Horton’s, nearly striking a vehicle driving south on Seventh Street. The deputy initiated the emergency lights and once on the parking lot of Tim Horton’s the driver of the Mazda accelerated rapidly around the building, through the drive-thru (passing cars), then turning left onto Seventh Street. The driver, later identified as Levi Scott Jarvis, continued at a high rate of speed to Hardwood Center Drive, across Pike Street, striking a Jeep Cherokee that was driving on Pike Street. Jarvis failed to stop and continued across the parking lot of the Verizon business, traveling south on Seventh Street across Wayne Street, and through the stop sign into a grassy area. Jarvis eventually crashed into a large rock flower planter and a red truck parked in the 300 block of South Seventh Street. Jarvis exited the vehicle and fled on foot toward the Ohio River. Once at the river, Jarvis jumped into the water and started to swim across. He then retreated back to shore where he was taken into custody. Jarvis, 21, of 106 Meadowcrest Lane, Little Hocking, was placed under arrest. He advised the deputy that he had a baggie of marijuana in the vehicle. Also noted in the vehicle was a loaded 32 caliber revolver. Jarvis advised officers that he had consumed three Xanax pills and was under the influence of them.. A deputy also recovered a baggie of 0.82 grams of methamphetamine. Upon being processed into the Jail, two live rounds of .32 caliber ammo was found on Jarvis. A standardized field sobriety test was given to Jarvis, which he performed poorly on. Jarvis was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, no operator’s license, reckless operation, failure to comply, failure to stop after an accident and possession of drugs.

• A deputy responded to Pioneer Automall Collision Center, Pike Street, Marietta, on Thursday in reference to the theft of license plates from vehicles at the business. This case remains under investigation.

• James Sundquist, of Federal Road, Little Hocking, on Friday in reference to a package being delivered to his residence, stolen and left in a bathroom at a local business. This case remains under investigation.

• On Friday, a 911 call was received at the WCSO Dispatch Center from a cellular phone. A male could be heard arguing with a female in the background. A track of the phone revealed a location of 9 Spring Ave., Vincent. Deputies responded to that location. Dispatch was able to hear a conversation about a baseball bat and calling the cops. Deputies met with Sarah Morris who advised she and James Andrews were in an argument and she picked up a baseball bat and was threatening to hit him with it. Sarah Loise Morris, 30, was placed under arrest for domestic violence and was transported to the Washington County Jail.

• A traffic stop was conducted Friday on Thomas Lewis, of 14090 Fink Road, Kensington. K9 Rita conducted a sniff around the vehicle and gave a positive indication. A small container of marijuana residue and grinder were located, which Lewis advised was his. A summons is being requested for Lewis for possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

• A deputy was dispatched to Stow it Self Storage, Clifton Road, Little Hocking on Friday. Numerous storage buildings had been entered at that location. This case remains under investigation.

• On Friday, a deputy was advised of an active warrant for inmate Levi Scott Jarvis out of Wood County, W.Va. for robbery. Jarvis was charged with being a fugitive from justice.

•A fire alarm was activated at the Washington County Jail, 101 Westview Ave., Marietta, on Thursday. On Friday, a deputy determined that the fire suppression sprinkler system had failed due to someone having tampered with it. The investigation revealed that Jeremy Allen Cremeans, 33, of 1545 Camp Hervida Road, Waterford, would be charged with two counts of complicity, criminal mischief and disrupting public service. Tyler Edward Goodwin, 21, of 113 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, was charged with criminal mischief and disrupting public service and Joseph Lee Slider, of 1320 Stone Quarry Road, Fleming, was charged with two counts of complicity, criminal mischief and disrupting public service.

•Michael Offenberger, of Bear Creek Road, Lowell, reported Saturday the theft of a validation sticker from a license plate. This case remains under investigation.

Arrests/Washington County

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

• Crystal Lynn Williams, 30, of New Matamoras, was arrested for driving under suspension, expired plate and fictitious plates, all misdemeanors.

• Domanick Joseph Ry Haught, 25, of 27482 State Route 7, Reno, was arrested for probation violation and possessing drug abuse instruments, misdemeanors.

• Alexander Russell Tokar, 26, of 9633 River Styx Road, Wadsworth, was arrested for trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs, both felonies, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and failure to control both misdemeanors.


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