On 30 Jun 18 Deputy Jones was dispatched to Adams Township, State Route 60, near the 18 mile marker.  Kailey Viney, State Route 7, New Matamoras, Ohio, was found standing on the side of the road visibly upset, along with individuals who had stopped to help her.  Viney advised Dalton Ball was her boyfriend and Ball was angry with her for breaking a head lamp in the truck.  Viney tried to get a charger and Ball began to choke her with the seatbelt. Ball continued struggling with Viney until he had fled the area prior to law enforcement arriving.  Deputies were unable to locate Ball at that time.  Deputy Jones requested and was issued a warrant for the arrest of Dalton Matthew Ball, age 20, 6600 McMannis Riggs Road, Beverly, Ohio, on a charge of assault.

On 1 Jul 18 Deputy Jones was attempting to locate Dalton Ball to place him under arrest on a warrant. Ball was allegedly travelling in a 2003 Chrysler, which was observed traveling south on State Route 339 in Waterford Township.  A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle on Main Street, Waterford, Ohio, with Nicki Duncan, identified as the driver and Larry Lang in the passenger seat.  Duncan was asked to place her purse on the trunk as she exited the vehicle, and asked if she had anything illegal in her purse, in which she stated needles.  A search of the purse revealed a loaded syringe Duncan stated contained heroin.  Also located were scales, narcotic pipes, and additional syringes. Duncan was asked if she had anything on her person and she stated she needed to check.  Duncan then removed a plastic baggie, which she stated contained meth.  Also located was a small amount of suspected methamphetamine in a plastic container.  Also located in the vehicle were multiple cell phones, electronics, and valuables.  A toolbox on the back floor board with “Bubba Lang” written on it was found to contain multiple syringes, a white pill marked “G 31”, and syringes that contained an unknown liquid substance. Lang admitted to owning that toolbox and the narcotic instruments inside of it.   Larry Travis Lang, age 38, and Nikki Lee Duncan, age 36, both residing at 3701 Plum Run Road, Waterford, Ohio, were placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail.  Lang was charged with possessing of drug abuse instruments and Duncan was charged with possessing of drug abuse instruments and possession of drugs.

On 1 Jul 18 Lt. Gherke and Sgt. Johnson were investigating an incident that occurred at 100 High Avenue, Waterford, Ohio. Claudine Baker stated Robert E. Baker came to this address where he is not permitted to be, and refused to leave upon being asked to.  Claudine stated that Robert wanted to talk to her and grabbed her arm in an attempt to have her get into his vehicle.  Robert advised Claudine he had a gun at which time she was able to return inside the residence and keep Robert out.  Deputies met with Robert who stated he went to that address but only to take Claudine mail.  Robert admitted he was not to be at the property.  Robert Edward Baker, age 59, 3701 Plum Run Road, Waterford, Ohio, was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated menacing, aggravated trespassing and domestic violence.   Baker was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing. 

On 1 Jul 18 Deputy McKee responded to 18235 State Route 676 due to Kyle Oliver reporting his wife, Vanessa Richards, had assaulted him.  Oliver explained that Richards had moved out of the residence several weeks prior and showed up today.   Oliver unlocked the door as Richards was pulling on the door knob and it broke.  Richards entered the residence and began to strike Oliver multiple times in the face.  Deputy McKee met with Richards who denied striking Oliver, however later admitted she had because he pushed her when she tried to enter the residence.  Vanessa Dawn Richards, age 29, 1340 Burnfield Road, Vincent, Ohio, was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing, where she was charged with domestic violence.

On 1 Jul 18 Deputy McKee responded to Warren Township to a possible domestic situation.  In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.

On 2 Jul 18 Deputy J. McConnell began an investigation in Warren Township of a dumping site. This case remains under investigation.

On 2 Jul 18 Deputy Parks responded to Par Mar, Moore’s Junction, Marietta, Ohio, to take a report on stolen merchandise.  This case remains under investigation.

On 2 Jul 18 a severely emaciated Boston Terrier dog was found on Goose Run Road at Lynch Church Road, Marietta, Ohio.  The bones in the dog’s body were protruding and the animal had no apparent muscle mass.  This dog was assessed by a veterinarian and scored a 1 of 9 on the body condition scale and is believed to be around 6 years old.  This dog was thoroughly examined and no underlying medical condition was found.   Chrystina Rector and Rocky Allen both of 1170 Goose Run Road, Marietta, were found to be the owners.  Rector advised her dog was very sick and was dying with cancer.   Rector was asked what veterinarian assessed and diagnosed this dog, and she advised her friend was kind of like a veterinarian.  Rector was asked if bloodwork was taken to determine the dog had cancer and she advised it was not.  Rector was asked how she could be certain the dog had cancer without going through the proper assessment with her stating she was a nurse.   Rector was advised of the dog’s body condition with her stating she knew she neglected the dog by not taking it to a veterinarian.  Rector stated the dog was mourning the loss of one of her other dogs that died in November.  Rector further stated this dog quit eating on its own and she had tried many different things but the dog still would not eat.  Rector then advised her nor had Allen provided any veterinarian care since 2012.  Rector and Allen brought three more Boston Terriers outside to be viewed.  These dogs were clean and in good condition.  Rector stated the emaciated dog was kept inside with these dogs also.  Sgt. McGilton observed a small fenced area at the back of the residence that was exposed to the direct sun, had no shelter and had a few empty and broken containers on the ground.  Sgt. McGilton spoke with Allen who stated the emaciated dog ate frequently and may have eaten more than the other dogs.   Allen stated the emaciated dog did get put in the outside fenced area at times.   Allen was advised the inside dogs were clean while the emaciated dog was filthy.  A summons is being requested for both Chrystina Rector and Rocky Allen, 1170 Goose Run Road, Marietta, Ohio, for cruelty to a companion animal.

On 5 Jul 18 Deputy H. Tornes responded to 723 3rd Street, Marietta, Ohio, in reference to a Marietta City Police Officer being bitten by the dog belonging to Kenneth Thrasher, II.  Deputy H. Tornes learned that while conducting official duties, Thrasher’s mixed breed Jack Russell Terrier dog ran out of the residence, onto the porch and bit the Patrolman’s shin.  Thrasher informed the Patrolman that the dog was caught up on shots however he had no record of it.   Thrasher was asked if his dog was registered and he was unsure, but later admitted the dog was not registered. Deputy H. Tornes requests a summons be issued to Kenneth Thrasher, age 49, 723 Third Street, Marietta, Ohio, for failing to register a dog.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between  Friday 6 Jul 18 and Monday 9 Jul 18:

Robert Patrick Dennis, age 23, 200 Ash Street, Williamstown, WV, violation of protection order, a misdemeanor.

Dominick Francis Briganti, age 47, 6087 Hill Street, Amsterdam, Ohio, nonsupport of dependents.

Aaron J. Matthew Huseman, age 30, 240 Hillcrest Drive, Marietta, Ohio, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Sherman Lee Larrimore, Jr., age 36, 1308 Williamson Avenue, Apt. 1B, New Matamoras, Ohio, domestic violence, a felony.

Ashlee Dawn Martin, age 27, 708 Front Street, Apt. 19, Marietta, Ohio, possession of drugs and driving under suspension, both misdemeanors.

Isaiah Scott Mayle, age 21, 1831 McNeal Road, Waterford, Ohio, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Edward James Thompson, Jr., age 34, 2065 Robinson Hill Road, Marietta, Ohio, theft, a misdemeanor.

Teia Maria Boxberger, age 36, homeless, possession of drugs, a felony and possession of drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.

Celoria Pearl Simpson, age 35, 325 Sandhill Road, Apartment Q, Marietta, OH, failure to appear and criminal trespass, misdemeanors.

Aaron Christopher Goins, age 46, 9800 Goins Lane, Amesville, Ohio, aggravated menacing and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.

Dorothy Jean Prince, age 40, 355 Greenbrier Circle, Marietta, Ohio, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

David Franklin Davis, age 49, 1495 Weppler Road, Lowell, Ohio, having weapons under disability, a felony.

Letticia Jo Boehm, age 47, 434 Douglas Avenue, Marietta, Ohio, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 25 female inmates and 97 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.