Reports/Ohio State Highway Patrol

¯ A Ford F-150 was traveling eastbound May 14 on Ohio 550 in Fairfield Township when it traveled left of the center line and over-corrected before striking a guardrail and going off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle was reported as a hit/skip unit and the driver is unknown.

¯ Noah Allen Schmidt, 17, of 300 Fourth St., Marietta, was traveling northbound May 18 on County Road 79 in Muskingum Township when he crossed the centerline in his 2012 Chevy Silverado. He went off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control.

¯ Jeffrey P. Lee, 59, of 140 Wynnwood Drive, Marietta, was westbound May 19 on Ohio 550 in Barlow Township. He was making a left turn in his 2013 Toyota Tundra to travel south on County Road 804. He was at the stop sign on County Road 804, crossed the center line and struck a 2008 Pontiac G6, driven by Destiny LaFern Jackson, 24, of 2430 Vista View Drive N. Apt. B, Nashport. Lee was cited for not driving on the right side of the roadway.

¯ Jaymes C. Ratliff, 32, of 1236 Main St. Apt. 16, Stockport, was northbound May 20 on County Road 70 in Penn Township. He traveled off the right side of the roadway in his 1997 Ford F-150 and struck a tree. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control.

¯ A two-car crash occurred May 20 at the intersection of County Road 126 and Ohio 676 in Warren Township. Tyler B. Strahler, 17, of 415 McDonald Road, Waterford, and Anthony H. Lang, 58, of 130 St. John Road, Marietta, were northbound on County Road 126 at the stop sign at Ohio 676. Strahler failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead in his 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer. He struck a 2016 Ford F-150, owned by Warren Water and Sewer Association and driven by Lang, in the rear. Strahler was cited for not maintaining an assured clear distance.

¯ Shayne D. Haynes, 51, of 609 Elm St., Belpre, was northbound May 23 on Ohio 555 in Decatur Township. He was negotiating a left curve in his 2005 Ford Taurus and drove off the right side of the roadway, striking a guardrail end. He was taken by Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department to Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Belpre campus with possible injuries. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in reasonable control.

Reports/Washington County

¯ A deputy was dispatched May 20 to 66 Arrowhead Road, Little Hocking, to a report of a man passed out at the gas pumps, inside his vehicle. The vehicle was leaving the lot as the deputy arrived. The vehicle was soon stopped for a traffic violation.

The deputy met with Thomas Jordan who advised he did not have an operator’s license due to it being suspended. Jordan also advised he thought there was a warrant for his arrest. Confirmation was received that an active warrant was on file for Jordan. Jordan exited the vehicle, and advised he had an empty baggie on him, and did not know what was in the baggie. A small baggie of white powder was located on Jordan’s person. Also located was a clear glass pipe with white power residue in the vehicle. Jordan also did not know who the pipe belonged to.

Thomas Nicholas Jordan, 27, of 4861 N. Torch Road, Coolville, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, and illumination of plate light.

¯ A deputy was dispatched May 21 to the Par Mar Store, Vincent, to a report of theft. Items taken were cigars, lighters and a donation jar. This case remains under investigation.

¯ A deputy was dispatched Sunday to Newport Township due to James Perrine requesting a deputy. Perrine reported an individual acquaintance was tearing up his residence. The acquaintance was observed walking on Greene Street when the deputy arrived in the area. This individual was very distraught, advising that Perrine picked her up last night and she spent the night at the residence. A temporary protection order is currently on file between Perrine and the individual in this investigation.

Perrine had accused the subject of damaging his RV and Perrine became enraged. Perrine had grabbed the subject’s neck and was choking her, which caused her to pass out. Perrine also took the subject’s phone (which he did not have permission to do) and shortly after fled the scene. Attempts to locate Perrine yielded negative results. A warrant was requested and received for the arrest of James Curtis Perrine, 37, of Newport, for violating a protection order, domestic violence and theft.

Arrests/Washington County

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

¯ Shaun Michael McFarland, 42, of Marietta, was arrested for two counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor, both felonies.

¯ Jason Dale Johns, 37, of Elizabeth, W.Va., was arrested for trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs, both felonies.

¯ Shannon Leeanne Pelfrey, 46, of Elizabeth, W.Va., was arrested for trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs, both felonies.

¯ Natasha Katherine Dunn, 31, of Bellaire, was arrested for possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor, in Belmont County.

¯ William Joseph Saylor, 41, of Marietta, was arrested for breach of recognizance, involuntary manslaughter and trafficking in fentanyl, all felonies.

¯ Nichole Katherine Touville, 31, of Pleasant City, was arrested for theft of a motor vehicle , a felony, and unauthorized use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor.

¯ Walter Eugene Dobbs Jr., 49, of Zanesville, was arrested for escape, a felony.

¯ Whitney Makala White, 26, of Marietta, was arrested for theft and driving under suspension, both misdemeanors.

¯ Brian Lee Miller, 56, of Marietta, was arrested for resisting arrest, breach of recognizance, public indecency, and two counts of disorderly conduct, all misdemeanors.


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