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Marietta police reports

Reports/Marietta

• An officer was dispatched to 146 Franklin St. on Aug. 7 for a report of drug paraphernalia being found. The complainant advised she had found a black pouch near the sidewalk in front of her house with paraphernalia and a crystal-like substance. The items were collected.

• Michael D. Hollingsworth, of 313 Lord St., reported Aug. 7 that his garden hose was stolen from his porch.

• An officer was dispatched to 712 Fifth St., on Aug. 8 in reference to a burglary. The resident said he found a male suspect that he recognized in his kitchen. When he confronted him, the suspect left. Dillon Anderson was arrested.

• On Aug. 8, officers were dispatched for a welfare check on a man at 817 Fifth St. The 58-year-old resident was found deceased. His death was determined to be from natural causes.

• John A. Burge, of 312 Maple St., reported a burglary on Aug. 8. He said when he came home the door was open. It was found that cash was taken.

• An officer was dispatched to Marietta Memorial Hospital on Aug. 8. A man was claiming he had been stabbed but staff advised they couldn’t find anything wrong with him. He refused to give a written statement.

• Faith G. Nicholson, of 205 ½ Montgomery St., reported the theft of items from the household on Aug. 9.

• Speedway, 433 Second St., reported a theft on Aug. 9. An employee reviewing video footage observed another employee stealing items.

• On Aug. 9, an officer responded to the 300 block of N. Fourth St. in reference to a stolen vehicle. A Mushrush Utility Contracting vehicle was parked in the 400 block of Scammel Street when it was stolen. The keys had been left in the unlocked vehicle at the time.

• An officer was contacted by a resident in the 800 block of Phillips Street on Aug. 9 in reference to an abandoned bicycle. The bike had been left in front of 814 Phillips St. for several days. It was brought to the police station for safekeeping.

• Clara M. Reese, of 205 Montgomery St., reported Aug. 9 that a neighbor threw her phone during an argument, breaking it.

• Marietta Police was contacted by the Athens Police Department on Aug. 10 regarding Travis Lee Edwards, of 716 Calder Ridge Road, Belpre, for whom Marietta police had an active warrant. Custody of Edwards was transferred at the county line.

• During a traffic stop on Aug. 10, passenger Cynthia Myers, of 1415 Lancaster St., Apt. 4C, was found to have an active probation violation warrant.

• An officer responded to 302 Colegate Drive on Aug. 10 for a report of a disturbance. It was determined that a mutual argument took place.

• An officer was dispatched to 105 Gilman Ave. Lot #8 on Aug. 11 for a menacing complaint. Jonathan T. Armistead reported that while he was at the Second Street Speedway, an unknown male came up to him and raised his shirt, brandishing what appeared to be a handgun. This case remains under investigation.

• Mark L. Frame, of 913 Front St., reported Aug. 12 that an acquaintance had stolen his handgun.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a theft on Aug. 12. Keryn Miller will receive a summons for theft. • An officer took a complaint on Aug. 12 regarding a citizen requesting a no trespass order for a neighbor. No contact was made.

• An officer was dispatched to Par Mar, 101 Alta St., in reference to a possible assault. The complainant, Kira N. Hairston, of Charleston, W.Va., refused to cooperate and showed no signs of injury. A refusal to investigate was signed.

• On Aug. 13, officers were dispatched to 619 10th St. for a welfare check on a woman requested by her home health aide. Adult Protective Services was also called to the scene as it was found that eight people reside in the apartment and were having arguments.

• An officer was dispatched to L& P Services in reference to marijuana paraphernalia being found on the property. The items were set to be destroyed.

• An officer was dispatched to headquarters for a missing person report. The person was later located and had been voluntarily missing.

• During a traffic stop Aug. 13 a search revealed a needle. Ryan Matheny, of 122 Kentucky Ave., was arrested. This case remains under investigation.

• Officers were dispatched to 221 Sheldon Ave. in reference to an assault. Justin Allen Tucker, of 221 Sheldon Ave., was charged with assault.

• Officers responded to the 200 block of Maple Street in reference to a disturbance. An involved party was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital for a mental evaluation.

• An officer responded to Speedway, 100 N. Seventh St., on Aug. 14 in reference to a clerk being given warnings of a robbery. Officers located a suspect who gave multiple false identities and was eventually identified as a wanted 17-year-old fugitive out of New York state. He was charged with multiple local charges, including possessing a firearm while under disability.

• An officer was dispatched to the parking lot of 241 Front St. on Aug. 15 in reference to a report of an intoxicated male. Officers located Robert Edward Carpenter Jr., homeless, lying on the concrete. It was determined that he had consumed a bottle of vodka. Carpenter was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital and will appear in court on charges of underage consumption and disorderly conduct by intoxication.

• An officer responded to 800 Fourth St. Aug. 15 in reference to a lawn care service locating a firearm behind an air conditioning unit. The firearm was collected and placed in evidence.

• An officer was dispatched to 110 ½ Knox St. on Aug. 15 for a criminal damaging complaint. Levi M. Kuhn said an acquaintance threw a brick through his window. A summons was requested for the suspect.

• Officers were dispatched to Rinky Dinks Flea Market at 404 Ft. Harmar Drive on Aug. 15. The officer found Matthew and Shelby Scott, of 221 Sheldon Ave., passed out in a vehicle parked there. After waking them, it was learned they had injected narcotics. Both were checked by a squad and refused further treatment. They were both arrested for possession of drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia.

• On Aug. 15, an officer was informed that a man had stolen copper wiring from behind Flexmag. It was learned that Shelby Scott had received the copper and scrapped it in Columbus. It was determined that three other people were likely involved. Scott was arrested for receiving stolen property.

• On Aug. 15, an officer responded to Marietta Memorial Hospital in reference to a possible sex crime. This case remains under investigation.

• Tava Douglas, of 219 Sheldon Ave., reported Aug. 16 that her vehicle had been damaged by her neighbors about four months ago. Through investigation it was found that the vehicle had been damaged five previous times by the same individuals over the last two years. This case remains under investigation.

• On Saturday, a bicycle was brought into headquarters by someone who located it at Mound Cemetery.

• On Sunday, an officer responded to the 800 block of Warren Street in reference to a man making suicidal comments. He was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital for a mental evaluation.

• Bridgeport Equipment, 15 Acme St.., reported a theft on Sunday. A male known at the store tore the tags off clothing and exited without paying. This case remains under investigation.

• Officers were dispatched to 806 Fourth St. on Sunday in reference to a domestic violence incident. Walter Richard McBride II, of 806 Fourth St., was arrested.

• An officer responded to the downstairs apartment of 311 Maple St. on Sunday in reference to a 10-year-old being left alone. Washington County Children Services also responded.

• An officer responded to 103 Linwood Ave. Monday in reference to someone locating a backpack at the playground. It was placed in evidence as recovered property.

• Officers were dispatched to 276 Ridgewood Court, Apt. G, on Monday in reference to a DOA. It was determined the woman had died from natural causes.

• An officer responded to the Washington County Public Library, 615 Fifth St., on Monday in reference to the theft of a bicycle. Surveillance footage showed a man taking the bicycle. The juvenile victim and his mother located the bicycle soon after along with the man who stole it, who was passed out nearby. Justin Gibbs , homeless, was arrested for theft.

• A license plate was reported stolen from the vehicle of Terence A. Cramer, of Ohio 550, on Monday while the vehicle was in the 400 block of Second Street.

• Kyle B. McKitrick, of 100 Seneca Drive, reported that his cellphone was stolen while he was working at Walmart. Video surveillance shows another employee appearing to steal the phone. The investigation is ongoing.

• On Tuesday, an officer observed a vehicle squealing tires and sliding off the road. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle, which had no license plate. It was learned the Ohio State Highway Patrol was looking for the vehicle in reference to a woman yelling for help. It was learned that at some point, driver Joshua James Bolden, of 415 Franklin St., had caused injury to the front seat passenger by scratching or hitting her. Bolden was charged with domestic violence.

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