WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 19 JUL 19
On 10 Jul 19 Det. Lt. Lockhart observed a Toyota Camry eastbound on Waterford Road. The vehicle was traveling erratically swerving back and forth crossing the center line on at least three occasions. The vehicle then made a left hand turn onto Culver Run Road, not utilizing a turn signal. A traffic stop was initiated and the vehicle continued traveling on Culver Run Road at a slow rate of speed, finally stopping. The driver, identified as Todd A. Sarver, exited the vehicle rapidly and began walking towards Det. Lt. Lockhart. Sarver was ordered to remain in the vehicle. Sarver and the passenger, identified as Damion Brown, were observed reaching under the seats, moving back and forth. A strong odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle, and while speaking with Sarver his eyes appeared to be extremely glassy and bloodshot. Sarver was asked if he had been smoking marijuana and he advised he had been. Sarver further stated he had some marijuana in his pants pocket he would turn over to officers. Sarver then exited the vehicle and removed a small glass container with suspect marijuana along with $746.00 in cash, and a Samsung phone from his pockets. Sgt. Smeeks was assisting at the scene and observed Damion Brown using his legs and the open glove box to conceal something on the floorboard. Brown was advised to close the glove box at which time Brown moved a pizza box on the floorboard, revealing the handle of a pistol under Brown’s feet. Brown was then ordered out of the vehicle and a Smith and Wesson .40 caliber pistol was observed along with a jar containing a crystal-like substance which resembles methamphetamine, a plastic bag containing crystals that appeared to be methamphetamine, and a Galaxy Note 5 cell phone. All these items were on the floorboard. Detectives removed the items from the vehicle and the pistol was found to be loaded with ten rounds. The crystal-like substance in the plastic bag tested positive for methamphetamine and weighed approximately 11 grams. Sarver and Brown both advised they did not know of any meth or guns being in the vehicle. Sarver advised Detectives that Brown had the pistol earlier in the day, however, he did not know he had it in the vehicle. Todd Alva Sarver, age 35, 200 Pennock Drive Beverly, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Damion Anthony Brown, age 27, 39 Watertown Road, Waterford, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of methamphetamine and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. Brown and Sarver were both taken to the Washington County Jail where they were held pending their court appearance.
On 19 Jul 19 Deputy White responded along with the Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Dept. to 2220 Federal Road, Little Hocking, to a vehicle fire. The fire was extinguished and the truck was a total loss.
On 18 Jul 19 Sgt. Parks was dispatched to 117 Morningside Drive, Marietta, Ohio, to a 911 call. Sgt. Parks met with Jaime Woomer who stated she had an altercation at the residence with Chadwick L. Smearman. Woomer stated Smearman came to the residence and said he was homeless and had not eaten in a while so she allowed him in the residence to wait for a ride. Woomer states she and Smearman began arguing in which Smearman pushed her up against a couch, in which Woomer pushed him back to get him off of her. Smearman followed Woomer to the bedroom and pushed her into a dresser and closet. Smearman then left the residence. Smearman spoke with Sgt. Parks (via public service) stating he did not strike Woomer and that she struck him. Smearman would not disclose his location and advised that he did try to get into the bedroom as she was trying to close the bedroom door. Chadwick Lynn Smearman, age 38, 121 Cullen Road, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest for domestic violence and probation violation.
The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 18 Jul 19 and Friday 19 Jul 19:
Caylen Kyshal White, age 34, 4100 E. 64th Street, Cleveland, OH, driving under suspension and speed, misdemeanors.
Bruce Allen Stover, age 69, 133 Johnson Creek Road, Parkersburg, WV, contempt of court, a misdemeanor.
Chadwick Lynn Smearman, age 38, 121 Cullen Road, Marietta, OH, domestic violence and probation violation, both misdemeanors.
There are currently 24 female inmates and 90 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.