Marietta police/sheriff’s reports


• An officer responded to 241 Hillcrest Drive on July 2 in reference to unruly juveniles inside the fenced area of a closed pool. Eight juveniles are being summoned to court for criminal trespass.

• Employees of the Shell station at 277 Muskingum Drive reported a theft on July 2. The day before, a man told the clerk his son was being arrested and had his wallet. The clerk allowed the man to pump $20 in gas on the promise he would return. He also took a cookie and a soft drink. The man had still not returned to pay.

• An officer responded to the 700 block of Front Street on July 2 in reference to a man who was passed out. He was arrested for obstructing official business and disorderly conduct by intoxication. He was later identified as Dane Anthony Mason, of 38 Old St. Marys Pike, Parkersburg.

• On July 3, a woman dropped off an iPad she found at the corner of Third and Scammel streets. The item was placed in evidence for safekeeping.

• An officer responded to Washington State Community College, 710 Colegate Drive, on July 3 for a theft complaint. Darren M. Wood, of Vienna, advised that an unknown white male went into a room he was using and stole several of his books before fleeing. His car was later located and Nathanael York, of Asheboro, N.C., was arrested for theft. The books were returned.

• On July 4, officers observed a vehicle known to be owned by a man who is incarcerated. During a traffic stop at the Seventh Street Speedway, officers confirmed with the victim, Astin A. Oliver, of 100A Linwood Ave., that the car was stolen. The driver, Justin Gibbs, of 827 Ridge St., was arrested for receiving stolen property, while passenger Adrienne Ball, of 11111 Seneca Lane, Byesville, was arrested for possession of drug abuse instruments.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a shoplifting in progress on July 5. Aiden Jacob Taylor was arrested for theft.

• A Marietta man reported on July 5 the violation of a protection order, advising that his ex-girlfriend sent him a text message after being served with the order. Darian Jo Lake, of 13685 Muskingum River Road, Lowell, was arrested for violating a protection order.

•Staff of Jeremiah’s Coffee Shop, 175 Front St., reported July 5 that a counterfeit bill had been received. This case remains under investigation.

• David R. Nichols, of 800 Third St., reported July 5 the theft of a debit card by family members. The victim declined prosecution.

• Goodwill Industries, 1303 Colegate Drive, reported a shoplifter on July 6. Connie Jo Green, of 19 Clarke St., Apt. 304, Athens, was arrested for theft.

• On July 7, an officer observed Christopher Long, of 309 Main St., Lower Salem, who had an active warrant, walking in the 100 block of Seventh Street. When he stopped, Long ran but was eventually apprehended. He was arrested for the warrant and for obstructing official business.

• Officers were dispatched to 1023 Third St. on July 7 for an animal abuse complaint. It was determined that Russell Burkhammer, of that address, punched his dog multiple times in the face. A summons will be issued for cruelty to animals.

Reports/Washington County

• Deputies responded to the Waterford Township Building on July 9 in reference to a break-in. This case remains under investigation.

• The dog warden responded to 151 Mill St., Waterford, on July 9 in reference to a report of Jared Lang’s dog running loose on a regular basis. The dog was observed loose, however on Lang’s property. Lang was advised in reference to restraining his dog. A check of the dog tag program revealed that Lang had not registered the dog. A summons is being requested for Jared Matthew Lang, for failure to register a dog.

• On Thursday, a deputy began an investigation into a trespassing incident in Newport Township. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy responded to milepost 21 on Ohio 676 in Marietta on Thursday in reference to a male subject walking along Ohio 676 disrupting traffic. The subject reportedly jumped in front of a moving vehicle at one point. Romen Vandall was observed standing in the roadway, swinging his arms, stomping his feet, yelling and hitting himself. Vandall was asked to stay out of the roadway and to sit down several times before physically being placed in the rear of the patrol vehicle. Romen Z. Vandall, 36, was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct, and transported to the Washington County Jail.

• On Thursday, a deputy, along with the Reno and Williamstown volunteer fire departments, responded to 101 Skyvue Circle, Marietta, to a fire at that location. The fire had been extinguished prior to the deputy arriving. The fire was in a shed behind the residence and was a total loss.

• A deputy met with Michael Grayson, of 135 Darnold Road, Cutler, on Friday in reference to a burglary at that location. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy responded to 600 Sheets Road, Stockport, on Saturday to meet with Tracy M. Hill in reference a burglary at the residence. This case remains under investigation.

• On Sunday, a deputy responded to Devola Street for a residential fire. Devola and Fearing volunteer fire departments were on scene.

Arrests/Washington County

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

•Alicia Dawn Miller, 35, was arrested for probation violation, a felony.

• Andrea Noel Fry, 28, of 14 Charles St., Newport, was arrested for aggravated robbery, assault, obstructing official business, aggravated possession of drugs, all felonies, endangering children and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors.

• Brenda Lee Mitchem, 54, homeless, was arrested on probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• David Charles Morgan, 58, of 130 Maple St., Newport, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• Lisa ReneeWells, 57, of 106 Clement Ave., Belpre, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

• Joseph I. Kirk, 28, last known address 276 Ridgewood Court, Marietta, was arrested for felonious assault, a felony.

• Justin Brian Hines, 22, of 106 Devol Drive, Marietta, was arrested for possession of drugs, a felony, and possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.