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Marietta police/sheriff’s reports

Reports/Marietta

• An officer was dispatched to 432 E. Eighth St. on Jan. 7 in reference to a report of criminal trespass and criminal damaging. Craig A. Nichols, of 325 S. Seventh St., said a man entered the property and damaged a building. Photographs of the man were taken. This case remains under investigation.

• On Jan. 7, an officer investigated a theft of clothing that occurred at 608 Cutler St. and during the investigation recovered an angle grinder and TV. The angle grinder was determined to have been stolen from 606 Cutler St.

• An officer was dispatched to 698 Wayne St. on Jan. 7 in reference to an abandoned bicycle. It was placed into evidence.

• David M. Short, of 623 Ninth St. reported Jan. 7 that clothing was stolen off the porch of the home. The clothing was bagged for donation to Gospel Mission Food Pantry.

• Nicole D. Oldfield, of 713 Ninth St., reported a stolen vehicle on Jan. 7. She said she loaned the vehicle to a friend and it had not been returned. Three days later the vehicle was located by police in Parkersburg where it had been retitled. This case remains under investigation.

• On Jan. 8, an officer investigated a complaint of a female student at Marietta High School threatening another female student. A charge was sent to the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office.

• David A. Hendrickson, of 529 Eighth St., reported Jan. 8 that he had had mail taken from his mail box. Neighbors reported seeing a male and female that were possible suspects.

• On Jan. 8, an officer began an investigation into a sexual assault case involving juveniles that occurred in 2019.

• Lisa G. Arnold, of 1415 Lancaster St., reported the theft of mail from her mail box on Jan. 8.

• An officer was dispatched to 124 Gross St. on Friday in reference to a man trying to pass a forged check. Bank employees verfied the check was fraudulent through the company whose account it was drawn from. The man admitted knowing the check was forged. Richard Wayne Hoit, of Charleston, W.Va., was arrested for forgery.

• On Friday, the department began an investigation involving rape. The victim contacted the department after learning of the recent arrest of Richard Curtis Decker.

• Barbara K. Grayson, of 916 Glendale Road, reported Friday that someone had entered the back door of an outside building and stolen boxes of ammunition.

• Officers were dispatched to Marietta Memorial Hospital Saturday in reference to man wanting to leave the hospital after arrival for a voluntary mental evaluation. Further interaction with him had shown that he needed to be mentally evaluated.

• Robert A. Babcock, of 516 ½ Third St., reported Saturday the theft of firearms from the home.

• Mirtil O. Rodriguez, of 1503 Ninth St., Vienna, reported Saturday that his vehicle license plate was stolen while he was parked behind Vape Advantage, 106 Putnam St.

• During a traffic stop Sunday in the 600 block of Second Street the vehicle fled northbound while the officer was exiting his vehicle. A pursuit was initiated. The officer identified the driver and terminated the pursuit near Silverglobe Road due to the fleeing vehicle’s high rate of speed. A felony warrant for failure to comply with a lawful order of a law enforcement officer has been requested.

• Joshua I. Swisher, of 106 Front St., reported Sunday that a window was broken out of his vehicle and a bag of clothing was taken.

• On Sunday, an officer was made aware of a domestic violence incident that had occurred on Jan. 4. After speaking with the juvenile and the mother regarding the complaint, it was learned of a cut on the child’s finger from an altercation involving the father. The juvenile was also choked by the father during this incident. Paul Fredrick Brooks Jr., of 105 Mission Drive, was arrested for domestic violence and endangering children.

• A pink girls’ bicycle was recovered Sunday in the 100 block of Fourth Street.

• A counselor was obtained for a Marietta Middle School student Monday after it was learned that the student had posted videos involving issues with the child’s mental state. Children Services was also advised.

• Josiah M. Partin, of 37224 State Route 260, reported Monday the theft of a GPS tracking devise taken from his daughter’s backpack during visitation.

•On Monday, an officer received a call from Jeremiah Rutter, of 130 Warner St., Lower Salem, saying that he wanted to turn himself in at 404 Fort Harmar Drive. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Reports/Washington County

• A deputy began an investigation into a possible theft on Jan. 4. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy began an investigation into missing medication on Jan. 4. The victim requested no prosecution in this case.

• A deputy began an investigation in Salem Township on Jan. 5 in reference to a theft. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy began an investigation Jan. 5 into a scam where a subject was requesting money from the victim(s). This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy was dispatched to 3645 Blue Knob Road, Marietta, on Jan. 5 for a reported overdose. A 911 call was received stating that Misty Caldwell had overdosed and was not breathing. The deputy arrived after the squad, finding Caldwell was breathing at that time. Caldwell was transported for medical attention. A cigarette cellophane wrapper was found at the residence containing half an orange pill and a blue pill. A summons was requested for Misty L Caldwell, 42, for disorderly conduct public intoxication.

• On Jan. 5, deputies responded to1220 East Branch Road, Lowell, for a report of Lisa Joy throwing knives. Deputies spoke with a juvenile who stated Joy punched him/her in the right arm. Joy had also picked up three knives and threw them at the child, grazing his/her arm. Lisa Marie Joy, 45, was placed under arrest for felony domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail.

• On Jan. 6, deputies began an investigation into a scam where the victim was called by subject(s) alleging to be a grandchild of the victim. This case remains under investigation.

• On Jan. 4, two dogs belonging to Herbert Mahar, of 2824 Blennerhassett Ave., Belpre, ran loose from the property. The complainant stated the dogs were charging towards people aggressively. A warrant is being requested for the arrest of Mahar, 34, for failing to restrain his dogs, as they continue to run loose.

•A deputy responded to the Duke & Duchess, 100 Main St., Lowell, on Jan. 7 regarding a theft complaint. The deputy was advised that there was a woman in the store who possibly took items from the store. Tabatha D. Cain, of 311 ½ Walnut St., Lowell, was observed on video surveillance placing soda and candy bars into a blue bag. Contact was made with Cain who stated she was in the store to use the restroom and then left. Cain finally admitted to the theft. Cain, 39, was placed under arrest for theft.

•Aaron Wallace, of Martin Drive, Fleming, reported a theft on Jan. 7. This case remains under investigation.

• While working the Washington County Jail on Jan. 7 a deputy observed Tyler James Boothby being brought to the Washington County Jail for processing. During a pat-down of Boothby, he was asked if he had any weapons, drugs or contraband on his person to which he said no. Boothby was found to be in possession of a small bag containing a crystalized semi-clear substance, suspected of being methamphetamine. Boothby, 26, of 144 Washington St., Waterford, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, and conveyance into a detention facility.

• While at the Speedwayon Second Street in Marietta on Jan. 8 a deputy observed Joel Edward Cooke, 29, of 111 Dean St., Marietta, who was known to have an active warrant for his arrest out of Marietta Municipal Court. The warrant was confirmed and Cooke was advised that he would be placed under arrest on the warrant. While searching Cooke, a baggie containing a white crystalline substance was located in his pocket, with him admitted the substance was methamphetamine. Cooke was placed under arrest on the warrant as well as being charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and transported to the Washington County Jail.

• A deputy met with Danielle Oliver, of Third Street, Lowell, on Jan. 8 in reference to an assault. Oliver wished no prosecution be filed in this incident.

• A deputy met with James Mulryan, of Margaret Street, Marietta, on Jan. 8 in reference to criminal mischief incident. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy began an investigation Jan. 8 at the Washington County Career Center of theft and criminal trespassing. This case remains under investigation.

• On Jan. 7 and 8, Nicole Davis’ two dogs were running loose from her property at 204 Dale St., Marietta. These dogs were reportedly running loose constantly, barking and charging at neighbors aggressively, and entering other people’s properties. Two charges of failure to restrain will be filed and a summons requested for Davis, 35.

•On Thursday, the dog warden received notification of three dogs belonging to Larry Joy, of 1220 East Branch Road, Lowell, running loose on this date. She was also advised that they were loose on December 21, 26 and 31. A summons is being requested for Joy, 56, for failing to restrain his three dogs and failing to register two of them.

Arrests/Washington County

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

• Misty Louise Caldwell, 42, of 3645 Blue Knob Road, Marietta, was arrested for theft and permitting drug abuse, both misdemeanors.

• Zyyon Tyree Sloan, 18, of 307 Fourth East St., Apt. B, South Point, was arrested for speed and failure to reinstate operator’s license, both misdemeanors.

• Jeremiah Michael Smith, 39, homeless, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

• Troy Eugene McKown, 37, of 37348 Wagner Road, Dexter City, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• David Francis Toncray, 34, of 4680 Federal Road, Coolville, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• Bernard Clyde Lemley, 36, of 2519 Jericho Road, Walker, W.Va., was arrested for theft from a disabled adult, a felony.

• Michelle Marie Frame, 24, of 145 Vickers Road, Marietta, theft, two counts, both felonies.

• Richard Wayne Hoit, 61, of 1509 Jackson St., Apt. A, Charleston, W.Va, was arrested for forgery, a felony.

• Ronnie Edwin Kern Jr., 24, of 602 Cross St., Belpre, was arrested for rape, a felony.

• Steven Eugene McCabe, 60, of 630 Booth Hollow Road, Wingett Run, was arrested for failure to control and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors.

• Michael Anthony Milliron, 30, homeless, was arrested for breach of recognizance and theft, both misdemeanors, and theft, a felony.

• Hollie Ann McHood, 42, of 801 Saxon Ave., Akron, was arrested for illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

• Tyce Lee Felton, 21, of 33526 State Route 800, New Matamoras, was arrested for speed, driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and failure to comply with order or signal of a peace officer, all misdemeanors.

• Uriah Matthew Hill, 44, of 702 Eighth St., Marietta, was arrested for probation violation and criminal trespass, both misdemeanors.

• Taccaro Preaun Saunders, 38, of 802 Quincy St., Parkersburg, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

• Tanner Ray Robinson, 28, of 401 Keeler Drive, Marietta, was arrested for contempt of court out of Belmont County.

• Brennan Michael Holshu, 31, of 725 Covey Court, Belpre, was arrested for contempt of court and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

• Gene Allan Isner, 42, of 305 Maple St., Marietta, was arrested for bad checks, a felony.

• Joshua Lee Taylor, 23, of 318 Fairview Lane, Marietta, was arrested for driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

• Paul Frederick Brooks, Jr., of 105 Mission Drive, Marietta, was arrested for domestic violence and child endangering, both misdemeanors.

• Larry Gale Thompson, Jr., 37, of 17 Carol Lane, Marietta, was arrested for breach of recognizance and criminal mischief, both misdemeanors.

• Elmer Charles Albert Wenzel, 28, of 304 Third St., Lowell, was arrested for trespassing, a felony.

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