Marietta police reports


• On Sept. 10, an officer responded to Speedway, 433 Second St., in reference to a fake $100 bill received as payment by a cab driver. The bill was seized and the investigation is ongoing.

• Iesha R. McFadden, of 288 Ridgewood Drive, reported Sept. 10 that a man she knew had taken her purse from the front of her apartment and had run down Pennsylvania Avenue near the ball fields.

• Edwin W. Price, of 705 Cisler Lane, reported that damage was done and equipment stolen from a vehicle at 407 Montgomery St.

• On Sept. 10, Kyle Morgan Bigler, of 3332 E. DuPont Ave., Belle, W.Va., was arrested in the 400 block of Franklin Street for driving under suspension, fictitious registration and obstructing official business as he provided false information about his identity. Further investigation revealed he had a felony warrant for his arrest in Kanahwa County, W.Va.

• An officer was dispatched to East Muskingum Park on Sept. 10 in reference to a purse found. It was entered into evidence as found property.

• An officer responded to 710 Montgomery St. on Sept. 10 in reference to a disturbance. Taja Horner was issued a citation for disorderly conduct. A 16-year-old is also being summoned into juvenile court for disorderly conduct.

• On Sept. 10, an officer responded to a residence in regards to inappropriate material located on a juvenile’s phone. This case remains under investigation.

• Bridgeport Equipment, 15 Acme St., reported a customer who stole a saw from the store on Sept. 11.

• On Sept. 11, Robert Huffman, of 797 Channel Lane, was arrested in the 700 block of Glendale Road for disorderly conduct, obstructing official business and resisting arrest after officers responded to a complaint that he was snorting a pill. Officers told him they were going to contact his parole officer and Huffman threw his drink at an officer and tried to flee.

• On Sept. 11, an officer attempted to stop a man operating a bicycle on the road with no lights. The man fled on the River Trail. An officer tackled him from the bike and the man began to resist arrest. He was released to receive treatment for an injury but will be charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, criminal damaging and operating a bicycle at night with no lights.

• On Sept. 12, an officer investigated the report of threats of violence made against a woman and her teenage daughter by her live-in boyfriend. Dennis Oakley, of 330 N. Fourth St., B, was arrested for domestic violence.

• Officers responded to the 500 block of Tupper Street on Sept. 12 in reference to a possible traffic crash and a man chasing a woman on foot. It was learned that Larry Dale Haught Jr., of 465 Dodd Run Road, had been operating a minivan while chasing his girlfriend and another woman who was in another vehicle. Haught used his van to ram the other vehicle multiple times while driving, then chased the women down the street. He was charged with two counts of felonious assault, two counts of aggravated menacing, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, driving under suspension and reckless operation.

• An officer was dispatched to the Washington County Public Library, 615 Fifth St., on Friday in reference to video of two juveniles defecating and damaging their property. The juveniles were identified and their parents were contacted. The police are not taking further action but the juveniles may be banned from the library.

• An officer was dispatched to Donatos,123 Third St., on Friday in reference to a theft. The owner advised that someone had stolen the security camera off of the building. The identity of the suspect was determined from the footage. A warrant will be issued.

• Officers were dispatched to the Baymont Inn on Saturday in reference to a 36-year-old man found dead. This case remains under investigation.

• An officer was dispatched to 840 Pike St. on Sunday for a theft. Steven D. Marshall, of Williamstown, reported that cash from his wallet had been stolen by a man who was with a woman he knew. This case remains under investigation.

• On Sunday, an officer was dispatched to the station for a report of a protection order violation. The victim said Aaron Huseman, of 240 Hillcrest Drive, Apt. 41, had sent her a friend request on Facebook. Huseman was arrested for violation of a protection order.

• An officer responded to 917 Greene St. on Monday in reference to an unruly juvenile. The girl borrowed her mother’s vehicle without permission while her mother was sleeping. Charges for unruly juvenile and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle will be sent through Washington County Juvenile Court.

• During a traffic stop Monday, it was found that driver James Dennis Rhodes had a suspended license and he was cited. Passenger Johnathan E. Porter, of 44491 Fairground Road, Apt. 43, Caldwell, was found to have active warrants and was placed into custody. During a search of the vehicle, baggies containing suspected methamphetamine were located, with no one claiming ownership. The suspected meth will be sent for identification and charged will be issued.

• Officers were dispatched to 308 Muskingum Drive on Monday in reference to a disturbance. It was determined there was no domestic violence and parties were advised to cease their argument.


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