On 1 Jun 18 Deputy Schwendeman began an investigation in reference to a Federal grant program. The individual(s) portrayed themselves to be a “known friend/associate” of the victim(s). The incidents were in reference to Federal grant availability, and the victim(s) being eligible. Subjects wanted victim(s) to pay approximately $3,000 in fees for approximately $60,000 in a grant package. This remains under investigation.
On 1 Jun 18 Lt. Hunter prepared a private property crash report at 312 Muskingum Drive, Marietta, Ohio. Betty J. Wells, 581 Point Lookout Road, Friendly, WV, was backing her Buick Century when she struck Ryan Wagner’s Ford Mustang. Light damage was done to both vehicles.
On 1 Jun 18 Lt. Hunter prepared a private property crash report at 124 Rauch Drive, Marietta, Ohio. A 2012 Jeep Compass belonging to Colton Taylor coasted backwards and struck a tree. Moderate damage was done to the vehicle.
On 1 Jun 18 Deputy Zide responded to 989 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, Ohio, to a report that Roger Adams was acting out, destroying property, and posing a threat to others. Deputy Zide met with witnesses who had restrained Adams. Adams was attempting to leave in a vehicle that was unfit for the road and he was intoxicated. Roger Aaron Adams, age 34, 989 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, Ohio, was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.
On 2 Jun 18 Deputy McKee began an investigation where Rodney Beebe, Waterford, Ohio, reported a trespasser on the property. This case remains under investigation.
On 3 Jun18 Deputy Zide observed a traffic violation and conducted a traffic stop on State Route 7, Marietta. The driver was identified as Steven T. Ball. Ball had glassy bloodshot eyes and an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected on his person. Ball stated he had 6-8 beers. Steven Travis Ball, age 29, 550 Null Road, Coolville, Ohio, was placed under arrest for OVI. Ball was transported to the Washington County Jail where he was charged with OVI and driving under suspension. Ball tested .131% BAC.
On 3 Jun 18 Deputy McKee along with the Wesley Volunteer Fire Department responded to Barlow Township to an ATV accident. This case remains under investigation.
The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 4 Jun 18 and Tuesday 5 Jun 18:
Vincent Edward Roberts, age 37, 1920 Roberts Road, Amesville, Ohio, probation violation, a misdemeanor.
Herman James Dalton, age 32, 704 Elm Street, Apt. 1, Belpre, Ohio, probation violation, a felony.
David James Smearman III, age 31, 570 Albright Road, Beverly, Ohio, possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.
There are currently 24 female inmates and 89 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.