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Reports/Marietta

¯ Officers responded Sept. 15 to 425 Third St. in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, Kaylee Kristian Warner, who explained her wallet and car keys had been stolen from her vehicle. She advised she checked her bank records and it showed where her credit cards had been used at Speedway earlier that morning. A theft report, along with misuse of a credit card, was initiated.

¯ A patrolman responded to Ferguson Street on Sept. 15 in reference to a runaway juvenile. An investigation was initiated and the juvenile was listed as a runaway. The juvenile later returned.

¯ Officers located Ryan Cayce Beardsley at the Pike Street Marathon gas station on Sept. 15, where he was taken into custody on a breach of recognizance and a failure to appear warrant.

¯ A patrolman received the contents of a wallet Sept. 16 which was lost by a man more than a year ago. The property was returned to his wife at their residence.

¯ Units responded to 1101 Gilman St. on Sept. 16 in reference to a report of an argument involving a man brandishing a gun. All individuals involved left prior to police arrival.

¯ On Sept. 16, Donna J. Dye, of 220 Pennsylvania Ave., reported her debit card/checking account had been compromised and money withdrawn from the account.

¯ A patrolman investigated a shoplifting complaint at Family Dollar, 452 Pike St., on Sept. 16.

¯ Officers were dispatched to 220 Greene St. on Sept. 16 in reference to an assault. Through an investigation, a suspect was developed who presented himself at the police department the next day. Jerry E. Schmidt was charged with assault.

¯ A patrolman was dispatched to Indian Acres skate park Thursday in reference to an assault. During the investigation, it was learned that David Lee Bigley II had punched Bradley Michael Pugh in the eye. Pugh was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital by a squad with a serious injury. Bigley was arrested and taken to the jail on a charge of felonious assault.

¯ A patrolman was dispatched Friday to 829 Ridge St. in reference to a criminal damaging complaint. The victim found a storm door glass broken with a rock.

¯ Officers were dispatched Friday to 804 Pike St. in reference to a vehicle left behind Walmart on Sept. 16. Upon arrival, officers found the vehicle, which will be towed by Walmart due to the vehicle being on private property.

¯ A patrolman responded Friday to 613 Virginia St. in reference to a theft of property. Upon speaking with Hugh Allan Rolls, it was determined that a male subject had entered the property and took several miscellaneous items. This case remains under investigation.

¯ Officers responded to Jaycee Estates on Friday in order to conduct a welfare check. They spoke with Bryan K. Way’s sister, who was on scene and could not get a response from knocking on the door. Way is a diabetic and had not been seen since the prior day. The Marietta Fire Department was contacted, who had access to master keys and gained entry to the apartment, finding the 63-year-old Way deceased. There were no signs of foul play and it appeared to be medical causes.

¯ A patrolman responded to 109 Washington St. in reference to a possible burglary. After an investigation, it was learned that Nicole Lacey Trent’s husband entered the residence using a key to the back door. Residency is disputed and the case was referred to the prosecutor.

¯ A traffic stop was conducted Saturday on Hart and S. Fourth streets. The driver, Wesley Huddleston, was found to have an active warrant for probation violation. He was taken to the Washington County Jail.

¯ A patrolman responded Saturday to the Speedway, 100 N. Seventh St., in reference to Maranda Markwood being back on the property after trespassing the previous day. She was arrested for criminal trespass.

¯ An officer was dispatched to Gators Pub, 109 Second St., in reference to a window being broken out overnight. Contact was made with the owner of the building. The security camera footage was reviewed. The suspect was identified and charges are being filed.

¯ A patrolman responded Saturday to 301 Putnam St. in reference to a man with a warrant through the Marietta Police Department who had been arrested by the Belpre Police Department at Catfish Paradise. Joshua Chichester was arrested for failure to appear.

¯ The police received a compliant Sunday pertaining to gross sexual imposition.

¯ Units were dispatched to the Lafayette Hotel on Sunday in reference to a trespass complaint. Upon arrival and after investigation, Uriah Matthew Hill was placed under arrest for criminal trespass.

¯ On Sunday, a patrolman investigated a criminal damaging complaint when a car was keyed with a racial slur.

¯ An officer was dispatched on Sunday to Fay Avenue about a juvenile female intoxicated on drugs. An investigation is ongoing.

¯ Officers were dispatched to 433 Second St. in reference to a woman who was passed out in a maroon Tahoe at the gas pumps for about an hour. Officers found her preparing to leave in a confused state. As she stepped out of the car, several pieces of narcotic paraphernalia fell out of her lap onto the ground. Officers also found a 5-month-old child sleeping, but unbuckled, in a car seat. Kristen Dutcher was arrested and charged with child endangerment, drug paraphernalia and drug abuse instruments. Suspected narcotics were also taken from the vehicle and will be sent for testing.

Reports/Washington County

¯ While working the Washington County Jail on Thursday, a deputy was notified that two inmates were kicking a stool repeatedly. The deputy checked and could notice deep marks in the concrete wall and marks on the stool where someone had struck the wall with the stool several times. After completing the investigation, it was determined that William L. Dennis, 44 , of 1920 Oak St., Parkersburg, and David M. Moore, 44, of 1695 State Route 260, New Matamoras, were charged with criminal damaging.

¯ A deputy began an investigation Saturday into a possible temporary protection order violation. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy issued citations on Saturday to Danielle Nicole Oliver, 30, of 184 Third St., Lowell, and Derik Michael Wittekind, 29, of 115 Buells Circle, Marietta, on a charge of disorderly conduct by fighting.

¯ On Saturday, a deputy began an investigation into a stolen black/orange boy’s Schwinn Spitfire bicycle from New Matamoras. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy began an investigation on Saturday into stolen items from a pallet sale. This case remains under investigation.

Arrests/Washington County

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

¯ Seth Daniel Reed, 27, of 280 Reed Road, Marietta, was arrested for a probation violation, a misdemeanor.

¯ Ervil Eugene Crawford, 69, of 501 Plum St., Summerfield, was arrested on six counts passing bad checks, all misdemeanors.

¯ Kristin Nicole Dutcher, 37, of 274 Ridgewood Drive, Apt. E, Marietta, was arrested for endangering children, possessing drug abuse instruments, and drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.

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