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Reports/Washington County

¯ A lieutenant was dispatched Wednesday to Rhino Storage, 1306 Pike St., Marietta, to an incident of disorderly conduct. It was reported that Christopher Collins came into the storage unit’s office and was making small talk with office personnel. Collins asked to use the restroom, which he was allowed to do.

Once he exited the restroom, he was dressed in a pair of women’s yoga pants and was rubbing himself in plain view of the personnel. Collins made several derogatory statements as well as asking personal questions. He was located and admitted that he likes to frequently crossdress in women’s clothing. Collins apologized for statements he made to the office personnel. A summons for disorderly conduct is being requested through Marietta Municipal Court for Christopher O. Collins, 29, 1209 County House Lane, Apt. H, Marietta.

¯ A lieutenant began an investigation Thursday into the misuse of a credit card. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy met with James Ritchey on Thursday, who reported Kirk Slider using his company credit card to purchase gas for his personal vehicle. After viewing video footage, Slider was determined to be using the credit card for his personal vehicle on Jan. 20 and Jan. 21. Slider was interviewed and he admitted to using the credit card without permission to purchase gas for his personal vehicle. A summons is being requested through Marietta Municipal Court for Kirk Russell Slider, 27, of 26935 State Route 7, Marietta, for theft.

¯ A deputy completed a traffic crash report Thursday on private property in Warren Township.

¯ A deputy completed a traffic crash report Thursday on private property in Lawrence Township.

¯ A deputy began an investigation Friday into a bad check passed at Par Mar, State Route 7, Marietta. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy began an investigation Friday into a theft in Little Hocking. This case remains under investigation.

¯ Nathan Corey Strickler was brought to the Washington County Jail on Friday. Jail personnel received paperwork from the Magistrate Court of Wood County, W.Va., for the arrest of Strickler on a charge of manufacture, deliver or possession with intent; to wit fentanyl. Booking records were checked with the information on the warrant finding Strickler to be the person wanted. Strickler, 33, of 1454 Rector Road, Parkersburg, was charged with being a fugitive from justice.

During the initial pat down of Strickler, he was asked if he had anything in or on him that could be construed as illegal. He was advised to surrender such item(s), or he could be charged with conveyance. Strickler did not surrender anything at that time.

Once the pat down was completed, he was taken to the booking area and at one point, he advised he did in fact have something concealed in his body cavity. Prior to retrieving the item, Strickler advised it was heroin, and he then produced the item. The package was later placed in evidence and the weight was 2.8 grams. Strickler was charged with illegal conveyance, tampering with evidence and possession of drugs.

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