Reports/Ohio State Highway Patrol

¯ A 2007 Chrysler 300 owned by Stephen Allen Sewell of 4313 State Route 550, Cutler, was eastbound June 19 on Ohio 550 in Barlow Township when it ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a culvert and concrete pole. The accident was classified as a hit/skip.

¯ A three car crash occurred June 23 on Ohio 7 in Warren Township. Tonita Le Dawn Ligas, 41, of 110 Coventry Road, Marietta, was traveling northbound on Ohio 7 in a 2017 Toyota Highlander. Joshua M. Kidd, 36, of 274 ¢ Muskingum Drive, Marietta, was crossing Ohio 7 from County Road 10 in a 2009 Chevrolet Colorado owned by Smitty’s Pizza. Christopher Wade Smith, 28, of 3027 City View Drive, Parkersburg, was stopped at a stop sign on County Road 10 in a 2021 Ford Transit. Kidd failed to yield from a stop sign and was struck by Ligas, causing Kidd’s vehicle to strike Smith’s vehicle. Kidd was cited for not yielding the right of way.

¯ Arthur E. Myers, 68, of 920 Campbell Run Road, Lower Salem, was northbound June 23 on County Road 11 in Liberty Township. Stephen Joseph Jenkins, 22, of 290 Wingett Run Road, Wingett Run, was southbound on County Road 11. Jenkins’ 2002 Ford F-350 traveled left of center and struck Myers’ 2014 Ford Escape. Jenkins was cited for driving left of center.

Arrests/Washington County

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

¯ Donta Eugene Allen, 40, of Marietta, was arrested for two counts of domestic violence, one misdemeanor and one felony.

¯ John Robert Ray Sr., 60, of Allendale, S.C., was arrested for possession of drugs, a felony, OVI, refusing to submit to test, improper lane usage and no seatbelt, all misdemeanors.

¯ Morgan Kay Fuller, 24, of Orient, was arrested for possession of fentanyl, a felony.

¯ Allen Lewis Patterson, 45, of Waterford, was arrested for failure to register, having weapons while under disability, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, aggravated menacing, identity fraud, all felonies, and theft, a misdemeanor.

¯ Derrick Michael Lemasters, 39, of Little Hocking, was arrested for nonsupport of dependents and carrying a concealed weapon.

¯ Andrea Louise Salsberry, 30, of Vincent, was arrested for possession of drugs, a felony, and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

¯ Rodrick Domion Pettis, 33, of Parkersburg, was arrested for fugitive from justice, a misdemeanor.

¯ Matthew Richard Jett, 37, of Beverly, was arrested for probation violation, theft and possession of drug abuse instruments, all misdemeanors.

¯ Justin Alexzander Simpson, 33, of Marietta, was arrested for assault, a misdemeanor, and parole violation, a felony.

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Information included in the reports come directly from the law enforcement offices. Reports are edited to conform to newspaper style and policy.


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