Marietta police/sheriff’s reports


• An officer was dispatched to 121 Muskingum Drive on May 20 in reference to an assault. Officers made contact with residents fighting over a break-up and eviction.

• Officers were dispatched to 736 Greene St. Apt. 25 on May 21 in reference to a verbal argument. Officers observed a woman sitting on the edge of the roof. She was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital for an evaluation.

•An officer responded to Soft Cloth Car Wash, 348 Pike St., on Saturday in reference to a breaking and entering. This case remains under investigation.

•An officer responded to Marietta Memorial Hospital Sunday in reference to a theft from an unlocked vehicle.

•On Monday, the department received information about past sexual allegations.

•On Tuesday, an officer investigated a dog bite complaint in front of 769 Buckeye Ave.

Reports/Washington County

• On May 14, Eric Christopher Anderson, 32, of 23 Cherry St., Vincent, was arrested on a felony warrant for theft. On Feb. 17 a deputy had responded to Citizens Bank, Vincent, where it was reported that Anderson had signed and cashed checks that had previously been deposited into another account. Previously, Anderson came into the bank with several payroll checks (dating back to January 2019) and signed and cashed the checks. The bank began receiving the checks back as fraudulent, as they had been deposited into a bank when they were originally written. The checks totaled approximately $1,880. Anderson was arrested in February and advised the deputy that he thought he was being arrested for cashing Honest Fred’s Flooring checks that were his wife’s. A warrant was then requested and issued for Anderson.

• On Monday, deputies met with Edward Ellyson in reference to a stolen Chevy Silverado 1500 truck. This case remains under investigation.

•A deputy was dispatched to Little Hocking on Tuesday to meet with a woman in reference to her being assaulted by Phillip Singer. The woman had obvious bruising and other injuries to her face. Phillip Zachariah Singer, 30, of 2025 State Route 555, Little Hocking, was arrested for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail.

• A deputy was dispatched to the Marathon Station, 17 Arrowhead Road, Little Hocking, on Tuesday for a report of a man in a vehicle parked in the middle of the parking lot. It was reported that the male was unresponsive when an off-duty police officer at the scene attempted to made contact with him. The male was found slumped over the steering wheel of the vehicle, and after multiple attempts to wake him, he attempted to speak, however his speech was slurred. The male was identified by his operator’s license as Kevin M. Christopher. Multiple bags with a green leafy substance were found in plain view on the front driver and passenger side floor boards. Also observed was a bag cooler with unopened beer, as well as multiple opened beer cans strewn throughout the vehicle. Christopher was removed from the vehicle and patted down. A deputy then located a sandwich bag in his front left pant pocket which contained a green leafy substance. Christopher became belligerent, cursing at responding Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department personnel and the deputy. A total of 11 bags with green leafy substance were located with a total weight of 213.18 grams. Numerous items of drug paraphernalia were also located. Kevin Michael Christopher, 40, of 102 Meadowview Drive, Canonsburg, Pa., was taken for a BAC test but refused. Christopher was placed under arrest and charged with physical control of a motor vehicle, open container, drug paraphernalia and trafficking in drugs. Christopher was transported to the Washington County Jail where he remains.

Arrests/Washington County

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

• Christopher Michael Ashbrook, 35, of 155 Lakeview Drive, Johnstown, was arrested for abduction, a felony out of Licking County.

• Joshua Leroy Gore, 32, of 130 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras, was arrested for trespassing, a felony.


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