Marietta police reports


• On Jan. 14, officers arrested Dustin Riley at 728 Second St. on an active parole warrant. Riley was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine and will be facing additional charges.

• On Jan. 14, an officer investigated a female student bringing a weapon to Marietta Middle School. The student was found to be in possession of a knife and was suspended. Charges are pending.

• On Jan. 14, a school resource officer investigated a fight that occurred at Marietta High School. The two students were suspended and no criminal charges will be filed.

• Officers responded to the Muskingum Drive Speedway on Jan. 15 in reference to a suspicious car with two occupants who had been sitting in the car for more than an hour. It was discovered that Nicole D. Davis, of 1072 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, had active warrants for contempt of court and three counts of having a loose dog. An officer placed Davis under arrest.

• An officer investigated a report of child rape on Jan. 15. The victim was reportedly assaulted multiple times over the past year by a family member. The juvenile suspect confessed and was placed into juvenile detention.

•An officer investigated a disturbance at 212 Sacra Via on Jan. 16. Kristopher Williamson, Nicole Mollohan and Jennifer Pfalzgraf were arrested for disorderly conduct fighting.

• An officer responded to the Locker Room Sports Bar, 217 Greene St., on Jan. 16 in reference to a property damage complaint. It was learned that a patron used a permanent black marker to write words on a booth. This case remains under investigation.

• On Friday, an officer was dispatched to Marietta High School in reference to a possible child pornography (sexting) complaint. The suspect’s cellphone was seized and the investigation is ongoing.

• Crystal G. Eldridge, of 416 Phillips St., made a stalking complaint on Friday.

• U Haul in Athens reported Friday the theft of a catalytic converter on a rental truck at 802 Pike St.

• An officer was dispatched to police headquarters on Friday in reference to a theft. Victor B. Echard, of 1439 Cave Hill, Little Hocking, said that on Jan. 14 he and his wife were at the Marietta BMV office, 148 Gross St., and he set a bank envelope with cash on the counter and accidentally left it there. They were later contacted by a BMV investigator from Columbus who said there was video of a person picking up the envelope. This case remains under investigation.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a theft on Sunday. A man took a DVD player and placed it in a pillow package, checking out and paying for the pillow. Gary Mayle, of 709 Ninth St., was arrested for theft.

• Walmart reported a theft on Sunday. Women filled a bag with merchandise and left the store without paying. Dezarie Manzanedo, of 1307 23rd St., Parkersburg, was charged with theft, trespass and obstructing official business. Kaycee Fernandez, of the same address, was charged with theft.

• Walmart reported a shoplifting on Sunday. Crystal Lee Higgs, of 1500 Core Road, Parkersburg, was arrested for theft.

• On Monday, officers were dispatched to 207 Colegate Drive in reference to a runaway juvenile. The juvenile was found without incident and returned to her parents.

• During a traffic stop Tuesday, a passenger identified as Zachary Barnett, of 865 Dodd Run Road, initially stated that he was his brother. He was arrested on warrants and at the jail gave his real identity. He had a felony warrant for his arrest and was also found to be in possession of 4.2 grams of suspected methamphetamine and three used syringes. Barnett was charged with obstructing official business, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug abuse instruments.

•An officer investigated the theft of a Chromebook belonging to Marietta Middle School on Tuesday. It was recovered from a student and charges are being sent to juvenile court.

• On Tuesday, a child abuse complaint was investigated at Dawes Circle. Jason A. Richardson, of 168 Dawes Circle, was arrested for child endangerment and an active warrant for contempt.


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