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Reports/Washington County

¯ A sergeant began an investigation on Tuesday in reference to a burglary/theft. This case remains under investigation.

¯ Deputies began an investigation on Tuesday in Belpre Township. Jeron Afton Wilkinson, 32, and Miranda Lee Hanlon, 36, both of 4274 Newbury Road, Little Hocking, will be cited into Marietta Municipal Court on charges of disorderly conduct.

¯ A deputy was on patrol Wednesday in the area of Ohio 339 and Camp Hervida Road. A male, walking along the roadway, was checked on by the deputy. The male, identified as Darren Mallett, advised he was walking from Beverly to Ripley, W.Va. The deputy asked Mallett if he would like a ride, and he replied yes. Mallett was told that his person and backpack would have to be searched, prior to giving him a ride, which Mallett consented to. While searching the backpack, there were numerous containers of pastries. A ride was given to Mallett to Belpre Township.

The deputy, being familiar with a case in reference to the theft of pastries from a food truck, asked Mallett if he had broken into the food truck, as he also matched the description of the individual, as well as the packaging of the pastries he was in possession of. Mallett admitted to being the person that committed the offense at Lisa’s Sweet Stop, 212 Fifth St., Beverly.

Mallett was asked, prior to going to the Washington County Jail, if he had anything on him which was illegal and he admitted to having marijuana seeds and a “bowl” in his jacket pocket. The deputy recovered 33 marijuana seeds and a glass pipe from Mallett. Darren Michael Mallett, 21, of 321 Oak St., Zanesville, was placed under arrest for theft, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drugs.

¯ A deputy began an investigation on Wednesday into an attempted burglary. This case remains under investigation.

Arrests/Washington County

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

¯ Corey Allen Lighty, 28, of 1267 Caroline Ave., Columbus, was arrested for possession of fentanyl and possession of drugs, both felonies.

¯ Kiara Dale Billiter, 21, of 373 Friendly Hill Road, Friendly, W.Va., was arrested for possession of drugs and possession of fentanyl, both felonies.

¯ Darren Michael Mallett, 21, of 321 Oak St., Zanesville, was arrested for theft, a felony, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drugs, both misdemeanors.

¯ Chase Dominick West, 25, of 101 W Montgomery St., Marietta, was arrested for contributing to unruliness, littering, criminal trespass and obstructing official business, all misdemeanors.

¯ Jeffrey Michael Peer, 19, of 105 Dudley Ave., Marietta, was arrested for trafficking in drugs and receiving stolen property, both felonies.

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