Marietta police/sheriff’s reports


• Ms. Peggy’s Day Care, 215 Fearing St., reported Sept. 24 that property was found near their door that included a wooden jewelry box, paint rollers and a paint rag.

• An officer was dispatched to 129 Franklin St. on Sept. 24 in reference to a found bicycle. The bike was collected and brought to the station.

• An officer was dispatched to 771 Buckeye Ave. on Sept. 24 for a report from a mother concerned about how her 5-year-old son is being handled at Phillips Elementary School. The investigation is continuing.

• On Sept. 25, officers recovered an abandoned bicycle left at 332 E. Spring St.

• During a traffic stop Sept. 25 at the Frontier Shopping Center, a search revealed fentanyl patches, morphine sulfate pills and a brown liquid the driver identified as THC oil. Charges are pending until lab results are received.

• An officer responded to 402 Warren St. on Thursday in reference to a bicycle and backpack being located on the sidewalk.

• An officer was dispatched to 301 Putnam St. on Thursday in reference to a recovered bicycle.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., made a trespassing complaint on Thursday. Charles Burton Kane confessed to knowing he was banned from the property. A summons will be issued to Kane for a charge of criminal trespass.

• An officer was dispatched to 107 Miller Ave. on Thursday for a domestic violence complaint. Christopher Clay Caskin, of 3560 Waterford Road, was arrested for domestic violence.

• An officer was dispatched to Flanders Field on Friday in reference to damage found on park property. Officers found the water fountain had black writing on it, as did the wooden picnic tables. This case remains under investigation.

• On Friday, an officer assisted the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in a search for wanted people in a homeless community near Virginia Street. Drug paraphernalia was collected from several tents.

• Officers received a complaint on Friday of dogs left unattended in a vehicle parked on a city street.

• An officer was dispatched to 836 Pike St., Apt. 21 on Friday for a well-being check of a resident. The subject was found to be dead from what appeared to be a drug overdose. Autopsy reports are pending.

• Brittney K. Riggins, of 1201 County House Lane, reported Saturday that she found a man sitting in her parked car at Lowe’s, 842 Pike St., attempting to start it after stripping the ignition. The man fled but was later located. William Arthur Roush, of 3368 Progress Ridge Road, Walker, W.Va., was arrested for attempting to steal a motor vehicle.

• John A. Burge, of 312 Maple St., reported Saturday that he had tools taken out of tuck bed at Walmart. This case remains under investigation.

• An officer was dispatched to 301 Oakwood Ave. in reference to a breaking and entering. It was learned the house was entered and personal effects were taken. This case remains under investigation.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a criminal trespassing complaint. Charles Kane had violated a recent trespass warning and was being summoned on that charge. He was advised he will be summoned on a new charge as well.

• On Sunday, an officer located Kristina Kirkbride, of 440 Wentz Road, at Oak Grove Cemetery during closed hours. Kirkbride provided false information and was arrested for obstructing official business and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with two active warrants.

• Officers were dispatched to 500 Pike St. on Sunday in reference to the Marietta Fire Department requesting assistance with an uncooperative patient. A man had fallen in the parking lot and the fire department was attempting to check him for injuries. Officers determined the man was unable to care for himself. He was sent to the hospital for evaluation and his family was contacted.

• An officer was dispatched to 812 Phillips St. on Sunday in reference to a parking complaint. Upon arrival, officers were notified of a man sleeping on a porch at another Phillips Street address, found to be the owner of a pickup truck blocking a driveway. Christopher Ullman Jr., of 8 Knottingham Manor, Williamstown, was found to be intoxicated and unaware of how he arrived there. It was later determined he was on the property of an ex-girlfriend. Ullman became agitated and began to yell obscenities in the yard. He was given a disorderly conduct cease and desist warning but continued and was arrested for disorderly conduct.

• An officer was dispatched to 206 Broughton Ave. Monday in reference to a disturbance. Three people are to be summoned for fighting.

Reports/Washington County

• A deputy was dispatched to 1308 Williamson Ave., New Matamoras, on Sept. 24 for a report of criminal damaging. Contact was made with Sabbrina Rutter and a juvenile witness. The witness stated she observed Charles J. Slonaker use a baseball bat to break the back window out of Rutter’s vehicle in the apartment complex parking lot. A summons is being requested for Charles James Slonaker, 32, last known address 502 ½ Broadway Ave., New Matamoras, on a charge of criminal damaging.

• On Sept. 25, the dog warden began an investigation in reference to a dog belonging to Nicole and Jeremy Davis, of 1072 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, running loose. The Davis’ dog continues to run loose. The dog is also over three months of age and is not registered, which was verified. A summons is being requested for Jeremy R. Davis, for failure to restrain and Nicole Davis for failure to register and failure to restrain.

• On Sept. 25, two dogs belonging to Jacqueline Steele, of 505 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, ran loose from her property. A summons is being requested for Steele for failure to restrain her dogs.

• Larry Moore, of Auto Teck and Tire, Marietta, reported damage to a vehicle on Sept. 25. This case remains under investigation.

• On Sept. 25, a deputy met with Eric T. Kendall, who was being processed at the Washington County Jail, after being brought in by the Marietta Probation Department. While conducting a pat-down search of Kendall a small clear baggie of a green leafy substance was located on his person. Kendall advised this was marijuana. Eric Todd Kendall, 43, of 220 Spring St., Marietta, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

• A deputy began an investigation Sept. 25 into a possible domestic violence incident in Grandview Township. In speaking with all parties involved it was determined to be unfounded.

• A deputy met with Dan Morrison at his business, Riverview Auto Salvage, on Thursday in reference to a theft at the Newport Township business This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy responded to 1305 Goose Run Road, Marietta, on Thursday in reference to Levi J. Robinson at the residence yelling and cussing at the Perrines. The deputy was advised that Robinson had left the residence. The Perrines reported that Robinson came to the residence and an argument began between them. Robinson then picked up a chair and threw it across the room. The deputy met with Robinson later in the evening and he admitted to the behavior. A citation is being issued to Levi James Robinson, 29, for disorderly conduct.

• A deputy began an investigation Friday into a case of possible identity fraud. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy was dispatched to the Washington County Career Center, 21742 State Route 676, Marietta, on Friday for a report that two students were allegedly high and that one student possessed a THC oil pen (smoking device). The deputy met with all parties involved and Kyle Derenberger admitted to ownership of the item. A summons is being requested for Kyle Drew Derenberger, 18, of 1429 Hocking Road, Belpre, for possession of a controlled substance.

Arrests/Washington County

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

• Natasha Leann Wagner, 24, of 315 ½ Marion St., Marietta, was arrested for complicity to aggravated menacing and obstructing official business, both misdemeanors.

• Angela Sue Nutter, 41, of 4357 Laurel Creek Road, Waverly, W.Va., was arrested for theft of a motor vehicle, theft of a firearm and breaking and entering, all felonies.

• Scotty Joseph Byers, 36, of 1609 Pike St., Parkersburg, was arrested for violation of a protection order, domestic violence, breach of recognizance and interference with custody, all misdemeanors.

• Mary Cathrine Schisler, 61, of 731 Sycamore St., Unit 700A, Belpre, was arrested for public indecency, a misdemeanor, and illegal conveyance of drugs.

• Logan Clayton Venham, 23, of 1060 Sugar Run Road, Marietta, was arrested for aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor, and probation violation, a felony.

• Ross Lester Philips, 32, of 331 Main St., Lower Salem, was arrested for domestic violence and contempt of court, both misdemeanors.

• Nathan Scott Tewkesbury, 34, homeless, was arrested for petty theft, a misdemeanor.

• Bradley Steven Wright, 34, of 1705 Harris Highway, Apt. 1, Washington, W.Va., was arrested for driving under suspension.


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