Marietta police reports


• An officer responded to 202 Faye Ave. on Oct. 1 for a report of a missing juvenile. The caller said his granddaughter left the residence and had not returned. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office located the child.

• Chad R. Miller, of Zanesville, reported an assault at 107 Muskingum Drive on Oct. 1. The suspect fled the area prior to officer arrival.

• An officer was dispatched to 1007 Orchard St. on Oct. 1 in reference to a possible sex crime.

• On Oct. 1, an officer investigated a complaint from a juvenile at Marietta High School involving telephone harassment of a sexual nature. Charges were sent to the Washington County Juvenile Court.

• Amy Dearth, of Mineral Wells, W.Va. reported Oct. 1 that her purse had been stolen from her car in West Virginia and that her credit card was used at Kroger, 40 Acme St. shortly after. An officer obtained video evidence from Kroger.

• An officer was dispatched to 223 Greene St. on Oct. 1 for a possible violation of a temporary protection order. The victim said she believed Dacoda Wilson, of 16100 State Route 821, Macksburg, had been attempting to contact her from jail. On jail call logs it was found that Wilson had attempted contacts 17 times since Sept. 25. He was charged with seven counts of violation of a protection order.

•Dollar General, 136 Gross St., reported Oct. 2 that a man was going through their dumpster. Charges are being filed for trespassing.

• Raymond B. Henthorn, of 315 Fifth St., reported an altercation that had occurred at his workplace at 418 Colegate Drive the previous day.

•An officer was dispatched to Super 8, 46 Acme St., on Oct. 3 in reference to unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Michael P. Watson, of 807 Virginia Ave., Parkersburg, said he allowed his girlfriend to use his vehicle to run errands but she never returned. This case remains under investigation.

• On Oct. 2, an officer was dispatched to Marietta Middle School, 242 N. Seventh St., in reference to a student having threatened to bring a gun to school while on the bus the previous day. As this was outside the city limits, the sheriff’s office investigated. It was learned that the same student had assaulted another student while on the bus as well.

• An officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Marion Street on Oct. 3 in reference to a suspicious man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs. He was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital and will be receiving a summons for possession of drug abuse instruments.

•An officer was dispatched to 623 Fifth St. in reference to a criminal damaging complaint. It was observed that someone had defaced fresh concrete that had been poured. Two juveniles have been identified. This case remains under investigation.

• Officers were dispatched to 240 Hillcrest Drive, Apt. 37 on Oct. 3 in reference to a disturbance. It was found that both parties engaged in a fight. They were both issued citations for disorderly conduct fighting.

• On Oct. 3, an officer was dispatched to Bridgeport Equipment, 15 Acme St., regarding a recovered bag with marijuana in it. Items were placed in the evidence room for destruction.

• Belinda M. Shultz, of 213 Second St., Beverly, reported Oct. 3 that she had money removed from her checking account without her knowledge.

•An officer responded to 731 Glendale Apartments on Oct. 4 in reference to criminal damaging. A Mitchum Group employee found his work vehicle with a broken window.

• During a traffic stop Oct. 5 a passenger produced a smoking pipe that she confessed to smoking marijuana with. A search revealed numerous prescription pills in another passenger’s purse, which will be sent for testing. Charges are pending.

• Officers responded to 300 Alderman St., Lot 8, on Oct. 5 in reference to a domestic violence report. The complainant said his wife hit him over the head with a plate. Crystal Thomas, of that address, was arrested.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a theft on Oct. 5. Robert L. Matheny, of 113 Skyvue Circle, was arrested for theft.

• An officer was dispatched to 615 Montgomery St., Apt. 2 on Oct. 7 in reference to a theft. It was found that the theft was a civil incident but in reviewing camera footage two acts of domestic violence were observed. John Aaron Givens, of 100 Linwood Ave., Lot B, was arrested for two counts of domestic violence.


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