On 21 Sep 17 Chad L. Trahan, Jennings, LA, was driving through Byers Exxon, Marietta Township while Chad E. Jones, 101 ½ Fay Avenue, Marietta, was parked stationary at a gas pump.  As Trahan pulled onto State Route 7 northbound the passenger side rear  trailer wheels struck the front bumper of Jones’ 2004 Saturn, doing moderate damage.  Trahan’s vehicle was undamaged.   (131)

On 21 Sep 17 Kester L. Cantwell’s 2010 GM Terrain was parked at 20125 SR 550, Marietta, when Cory E. Meeks, 211 ½ Maple Street, Marietta, pulled in into the driveway and attempted to park beside the vehicle, striking the vehicle causing moderate damage.  Moderate damage was also done to the 19892 Chevrolet driven by Meeks.  (799)

On 22 Sep 17 Lt. Gherke responded to 485 Dana’s Run Road, Newport, to a reported domestic violence incident between Brandy Graham and her live in boyfriend, William Murphy.   Lt. Gherke met with Murphy on the front porch of the residence.  Murphy stated that he and Graham had an argument over text messages.  Murphy had Graham’s phone and Graham tried to get it back from him.  Murphy stated a struggle over the phone ensued and he ended up dragging her through the kitchen.  Deputies then spoke with Brandy Graham who reported that she was in a struggle with Murphy over the phone and that he drug her through the residence and she “bounced” off of the walls and refrigerator causing an abrasion to her elbow and other small abrasions.  Graham also stated that Murphy pushed their young daughter down onto the floor during the altercation.  No injuries were observed to the child.  William Lee Murphy, age 22, was placed under arrest for two counts of domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 22 Sep 17 Deputy Hall was on patrol and observed a disabled vehicle near the 1 mile marker of State Route 339 in Belpre Township.  Deputy Hall identified the driver as Tiana Hickman, and attempted to identify the male passenger.   The male occupant advised he had no identification on him but his name was “Levi Hickman”, at which time Tiana Hickman also advised the male was in fact Levi Hickman.  The male subject was unable to provide a date of birth that matched the real Levi Hickman, the brother of Tiana Hickman.  The male subject became somewhat alarmed when asked by Deputy Hall who he really was.   Lt. Hunter was en route to Deputy Hall’s location to assist as Deputy Hall believed the individual was Chavazze Kidder, who had an active warrant for his arrest.  The male then advised that he was Chavazze Kidder and provided all of his demographics to verify the information.  Kidder was advised that he was under arrest on the active warrant.   The backpack that Kidder was wearing upon contact with Deputy Hall was placed in the vehicle and Hickman was asked who it belonged to.   Hickman stated that it was her child’s backpack, but that Kidder had been using it.  A search of the backpack revealed freshly cut marijuana buds along with a smoking device which contained suspected burnt marijuana.   Chavazze Levi Kidder, age 23, 11540 State Route 339, Vincent, was placed under arrest for obstructing official business, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.   While speaking with all parties a vehicle pulled to the side of the road near this location.  A female, later identified as Kidder’s mother, Teri A. Lent, 11540 SR 339, Vincent, approached Deputies.  A check was made on Teri Lent finding her to be under a non-compliance suspension.  Lent stated she did drive to this location, stating she did not know her license was suspended.  A citation for driving under suspension was issued to Lent.  Tiana Sahara Hickman,  711 Riverfront Road, Trl. 201, Coolville, OH, will be summoned into Marietta Municipal Court on a charge of obstructing official business.

On 22 Sep 17 Sgt. Holbert was dispatched to 164 Anderson Road, Fleming, to a domestic dispute.  Sgt. Holbert met with Mariah Anderson who advised she and her live in boyfriend, Coy Smallwood were involved in a verbal confrontation which escalated into a physical altercation.  Anderson and Smallwood have two children together.  Anderson states she was on the couch lying down and Smallwood was in a chair talking on the telephone.  Anderson states that she questioned Smallwood about a personal matter at which time he approached her in an aggressive manner, grabbing her by the face, holding his hand over her mouth squeezing.  Anderson had a small laceration on her lower lip viewed by Deputies.  Sgt. Holbert located Smallwood at his mother’s residence.  Smallwood denied being involved in a physical altercation this date, but did not deny there was a confrontation.  Coy Leonard Smallwood, age 25, 1706 Calder Ridge Road, Belpre, was placed under arrest for domestic violence.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 22 Sep 17 and Monday 25 Sep 17:

Michelle Lynn Snider, age 46, 1314 Glendale Road, Marietta, for tampering with evidence, a felony.  Snider was arrested by Deputy Zide of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 9:52 am.

Seth Adam Bond, age 35, 130 Brandy Drive, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.  Bond was arrested by Patrolman Young of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 1:31 pm.

William Lee Murphy, age 22, 508 Phillips Street, Marietta, for domestic violence, 2 counts, both misdemeanors.  Murphy was arrested at his residence by Lt. Gherke of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 1:59 pm.

David Mark Longwell, age 43, 1776 Princeton Street, Parkersburg, WV, for probation violation, a misdemeanor, breaking and entering, 2 counts, theft, possession of criminal tools, all felonies.  Longwell was picked up at NCRJ by Deputy Moyers of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 5:49 pm.

Thomas Christain Kaptis, age 42, 9580 State Route 339, Vincent, for failure to appear, a felony.  Kaptis was picked up at the NCRJ by Deputy Moyers of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 5:56 pm.

McKenzie Ann Cowman, age 24, 814 Seneca Drive, Belpre, on a warrant for driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.  Cowman was arrested at her residence by Patrolman Stump of the Belpre City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 10:29 pm.

Chavazze Levi Kidder, age 23, 11540 State Route 339, Vincent, for probation violation, obstructing official business, drug possession and drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.  Kidder was arrested by Lt. Hunter of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 22 Sep 17 at 11:41 pm.

Matthew Clayton Friend, age 47, 4770 County Nine Road, Marietta, for OVI, a misdemeanor.  Friend was arrested by Trooper Knowlton  of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Sep 17 at 2:41 am.

Coy Leonard Smallwood, age 25, 164 Henderson Road, Fleming, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  Smallwood was arrested by Sgt. Holbert of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 23 Sep 17 at 9:17 am.

Arlene Mae West, age 28, 480 Radabaugh Road, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  West was arrested by Sgt. Holbert of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Sep 17 at 1:13 am.

Zachary William Diaz, age 25, 5404 SW 82nd Lane, Ocala, FL, for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.  Diaz was arrested in Barlow Township by Deputy Hall of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Sep 17 at 2:15 am.

Gary Edward Scott Jr., age 44, 6200 Ambleside Drive, Columbus, OH, for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a felony.  Scott was arrested in Morgan County and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Sep 17 at 3:17 pm.

Jeremiah Rutter, age 21, 6500 Germantown Road, Lower Salem, for receiving stolen property, drug possession and failure to comply, all felonies.  Rutter was arrested by Trooper Shirer  of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Sep 17 at 10:26 pm.

Laura Elyse Belkofer, age 24, 9355Megetha Lane, Owings, MD, for OVI and failure to control, both misdemeanors.  Belkofer was arrested by Trooper Hutton  of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 17 at 2:19 am.

David Alan Ruth, age 25, 1630 Braun Road, Belpre, for 3 counts of domestic violence.  Ruth was arrested by Deputy Allender of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 17 at 10:44 am.

Joshua Eric Allan, age 24, 884 Greenhill Road, Marietta, for probation violation, a felony.  Allan was picked up at NCRJ by Deputy Gerber of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Sep 17 at 12:40 pm.

There are currently 22 females and 85 males incarcerated in the Washington County Jail.