Marietta police/sheriff’s reports


• The manager of We Love Pets, 450 Pike St., reported Jan. 28 a theft of merchandise that occurred on Jan. 25. A woman stole a $29 dog collar before making a smaller purchase in the store. Charges are likely to be filed.

• Officers received information Jan. 28 that a man working at 283 Muskingum Drive was wanted in Pleasants County, W.Va. Officers located and arrested David Lee Slagle Jr., of 4869 Rainbow Road, Lowell.

• An officer responded to a robbery complaint on Jan. 28 at 833 Second St. Susan R. Smith said that a person known to her came to visit and that during the visit the person went into her son’s room without permission. When she asked him to leave he obtained a large wrench and held it in a threatening manner, as well as making threats to harm her if she called police. He proceed to place tools in a bag and then threw the wrench at her before leaving with the bag and a BMX bike. A warrant has been issued for felony burglary.

• On Jan. 28, an officer assisted the probation department with searching a residence at 806 Front St. Contact was made with Josey Barton, who was found to have several warrants and arrested.

• On Jan. 29, an officer stopped a car in the 100 block of S. Sixth Street to investigate a possible crash. During the stop, the officer recovered drug paraphernalia from a passenger identified as Matthew Hahn, of 151 Harvest Run Road. Hahn was cited and released.

• Officers were dispatched to 111 Sunset Drive on Thursday in reference to an intoxicated male out of control. Christian A. Preston, of that address, was arrested for disorderly conduct cease and desist, resisting arrest and assault of a peace officer.

• An officer investigated a burglary/property damage complaint at 331 N. Seventh St. on Thursday. David L. Carr reported that numerous tools were taken from the residence.

• During a traffic stop Friday in the 900 block of Pike Street it was learned the driver, Justin Gibbs, had a suspended license and a warrant for his arrest. A search revealed a small amount of marijuana and several items of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on his warrant.

• Speedway, 100 N. Seventh St., reported Friday that Robert J. Huffman, of 797 Channel Lane, was on the property and he had previously been banned. Huffman was arrested for criminal trespass and transported to the Washington County Jail.

• Bradford J. Boyer, of 1567 Reese Road, Fleming, reported Saturday that a forged check was deposited in Marietta. This investigation is ongoing.

• On Saturday, an officer recovered a firearm that was found in a restroom at 433 Second St. The item will be stored at the police department for safekeeping.

• An officer was dispatched to the area of Front and Third streets Sunday in reference to a man who had just taken tools from a bucket truck at the Indian Acres boat ramp. A witness advised he was following the man, who pulled a knife and fled the area. Officers were unable to locate him.

• Officers were dispatched Sunday to an apartment at 111 Putnam St. in reference to a resident requesting that a houseguest be removed. Angela Michele Muncy, homeless, was ordered to leave and was offered a ride to another location from officers. Upon arrival at 820 Pike St. she refused to exit the car. Muncy was charged with obstructing official business. At the jail, it was learned that Muncy also had a warrant for disorderly conduct fighting.

• Walmart, 804 Pike St., reported a shoplifter on Sunday. The suspect was identified and a warrant for be requested.

• An officer was dispatched to the police department Monday in reference to the theft and forgery of checks. Officers have identified the person who used the checks. This case remains under investigation.

Reports/Washington County

• Deputies responded to a report of a runaway juvenile on Jan. 29. After about an hour of searching the child was located. Once contact was made, the juvenile then ran again from law enforcement. A charge of an unruly child, failure to comply and escape are being filed through Juvenile Court.

• Patrick Garrett, of 10015 County Road 9, Reno, reported a theft at that location on Friday. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy responded to 22180 State Route 60, Waterford Township to meet with Adkins Timber Company personnel. It was reported that vehicles had been tampered with at that location. This case remains under investigation.

• A deputy responded to Scotts Ridge Road, Whipple, on Saturday for a report of medical attention needed for a subject due to an overdose. While on scene conducting the investigation, contact was made with Jason Lee Myers. Myers was a passenger in the vehicle the overdose subject arrived in at the location. The vehicle was searched and multiple drug paraphernalia items were located in a duffle bag belonging to Myers. Myers was asked if he had any drugs on him and he advised he did. Myers admitted the two syringes located in his pants pocket were used for injecting methamphetamine. Myers, last known address 105 Gilman Ave., Marietta, was transported to the Washington County Jail on a charge of possession of drug abuse instruments.

• A deputy responded to 1072 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, on Sunday for a trespassing complaint. Jestin Davis located tracks and markings on his property. The subject on the property was found to be Myron Schwaben, who has been told to stay off the property in the past. A deputy responded to Schwaben’s address, observing items matching the description of equipment identified earlier as being used by Schwaben. A summons is being requested for Schwaben, 42, of 1255 Leith Run Road, New Matamoras, on a charge of criminal trespassing.

• A deputy was dispatched to 1595 Mount Tom Road, Marietta, on Sunday for a report of subjects being asked to leave a residence, who had been staying there for a few days. The homeowner had learned that there was an active warrant for the arrest of Raymond Goodwin, and they wanted him and Lakyn Hunter to leave. The homeowner returned home this date and found Hunter and Goodwin, along with her laptop, television, cash and PlayStation 4 gone. The deputy attempted to make contact with Hunter at a different location. Hunter advised she had not had contact with Goodwin in several weeks, and he was not staying at the Mount Tom Road residence with her. Hunter continued to mislead the deputy and eventually advised that the items were taken by Goodwin. Lakyn Nikole Hunter, 19, of 102 Longacre St., Apt. B, Marietta, was placed under arrest on a charge of obstructing official business and transported to the Washington County Jail. The deputy learned that Raymond Goodwin and his brother, Tyler Goodwin, stole the property, and where it was located. After attempting contact with the residents at Knox Street, it was determined that a warrant would be requested for Tyler Edward Goodwin, 22, of 108 Knox St., Marietta, and Raymond Floyd Goodwin, 26, last known address 26935 State Route 7, Apt. 2B, Marietta, for receiving stolen property. After obtaining a search warrant for the residence, deputies located the stolen property. A warrant for the Goodwins was requested, received and processed at the Sheriff’s Office.

• During a traffic stop Sunday, a deputy met with the driver of the vehicle, a juvenile and another occupant. While speaking with the occupants, the odor of raw marijuana was detected. Tyler Prunty, an occupant, advised that he had just smoked marijuana earlier and that he had some remaining on his person. A citation for possession of marijuana was issued to Tyler Vex Prunty, 19, of 3655 State Route 676, Stockport.

Arrests/Washington County

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

• Nathaniel Blayn Becker, 40, of 312 Lawton Road, Marietta, was arrested for failure to comply and aggravated menacing, both felonies, and inducing panic, a misdemeanor.

• Brittany Leigh Anne McIntyre, 26, of 223 Broughton Ave., Marietta, was arrested for probation violation, a felony.

• Nathan Scott Tewkesbury, 35, of 521 Barclay St., Apt. 15, Belpre, was arrested for criminal trespass, assault and contempt of court, all misdemeanors.

• Jesse Ryan Shafer, 34, of 226 Broughton Ave., Marietta, was arrested for receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor.

• Scott Coleman Roger, 27, of Columbus, was arrested for possession of drugs, a felony.

• David Wayne Zitcovich, 71, of 660 Glenrock, Bethel Park, Pa., was arrested for fugitive from justice, a misdemeanor.


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