Marietta Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Police

    Friday | via Marietta Times 

    Robert Atkinson, 64, of 1210 Burnett Road, Cutler, was securing pieces of a disassembled porch deck onto his pickup truck at 1515 Bell Road, Vincent, Tuesday when the load shifted and a piece of the deck fell on him. The Barlow Fire Department transported Atkinson to Camden Clark Hospital for treatment.


    Related Topix: Cutler, OH, Vincent, OH, Marietta, OH

  • Fast & furious: Heroin, crack arrests

    Friday | via Marietta Times 

    They hid in closets, under a bed and one jumped out a second-story window, but ultimately eight people were arrested on drug charges Thursday after search warrants were executed at two Marietta homes. Major Crimes Task Force agents received information that Jerry L. Quarles Jr., 26, of Frazeyburg, believed to be a major heroin and crack cocaine trafficker, was at 205 Gibbons St., resulting in the search of that home.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Marietta, OH, Home Listing, Home

  • police

    Wednesday Mar 25 | via Marietta Times 

    A deputy arrested a 16-year-old Newport Township resident Friday on a charge of delinquency by domestic violence. During an argument with his father before school, the teenager threatened to punch his father and also threatened to kill him if he called law enforcement.


    Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Beverly, OH, Vincent, OH

  • Marietta woman sent to prison fo...

    Saturday Mar 21 | via Marietta Times 

    A Marietta woman who voided her probation on 2013 charges with new drug and theft crimes was sentenced Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to two years in prison. Lindsey M. Tornes, 24, of 1160 Hadley Hollow Road, Marietta, was sentenced on a drug possession charge stemming from a July traffic stop and on various theft, safecracking and forgery charges in August.


    Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Washington County, OH

  • Computer store owner accused of fraud

    Wednesday Mar 4 | via Marietta Times 

    After a seven-month investigation, the owner of a Marietta computer business was arrested by Marietta City Police Monday on charges of theft and engaging in corrupt activity. Bond was set at $25,000 in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday for Wayne Hunter, owner of Wayne's Computer World, formerly located at 185 Front St. "In June of 2014 complaints were brought to the Marietta Police Department that Hunter was taking money upfront for computers and electronics, but he failed to deliver the products," said Marietta Police Officer A.J. Linscott, who's been investigating the incident.


    Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Washington County, OH, Prison

  • Drug discovery sends 3 to county...

    Thursday Feb 26 | via Marietta Times 

    Three people were arrested and a total of 24.8 grams of crack cocaine was seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 77 in Washington County Tuesday. Lisa Runnion, 19, of 307 Maple St., Marietta and Kashas Clayton, 24, of Yearling Road, Columbus, were arrested and each charged with second-degree felony possession of cocaine after the vehicle in which they were passengers was stopped near the eight mile marker on I-77, according to a report from the Washington County Sheriff's Office.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Washington County, OH, Marietta, OH, Columbus, OH, Woodsfield, OH

  • Pioneers defeat Capital, will play in OAC semi Thursday

    Feb 24, 2015 | via Marietta Times 

    The top-seeded Pioneers went from a tie score to nearly a 20-point advantage in about 10 minutes en route to a 78-55 triumph over No. 8 Capital University in Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament men's basketball action at Ban Johnson Arena Tuesday night.


    Related Topix: Sports, Sports Etc.

  • Shooting victims identified

    Feb 24, 2015 | via Marietta Times 

    The Washington County Sheriff's Office has identified the two men shot at 1485 Hanna Road, Marietta, on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as Delmar Wittekind, 44, of 1485 Hanna Road, and the other victim has been identified as his son, Chace, 20, of the same address.


    Related Topix: Washington County, OH, Marietta, OH

Marietta Law

WV resident with a Marietta, OH DUI. Paid fines, fees, sent proof of insurance and did classes.
Still haven't gotten my clearance. Still on the NDR. They (OH) posted my payment, but not proof of insurance. Why?
That's hard to say without seeing the whole case. It could just be paperwork and bureaucracy. How long have you been...
I got OVI 7/16 in Ohio. I have WV drivers license. By checking online with WV DMV website, my license is active.
How long until it catches up with me?
That's difficult to say. It's all a matter of how long the various bureaucracies take to do their paperwork. It could...
How long can arizona dmv keep your license suspended?
I got a DUI in 2009 in Arizona. I am now in Ohio , I checked on getting my license back in 2010-2011 and was told I had to get a breathalyzer. I had a breathalyzer for a bread time until I was no longer able to afford it after having my stage 3 cancer removed. I now want to drive again and don't know where to start.
You should hire a lawyer to look into this, and what needs to be done to lift the suspension. No one on this website...
How long will a warrant stay active in Ohio
for a DUI
Forever, unless you clear it up or get arrested. @BangerterLaw
2nd offense OVI arrest (1st conviction 2007). Can charge be reduced if no breathalyzer result?
I was pulled over for left of center. State trooper asked if I had been drinking & I said I had a drink with dinner 4 hours earlier. He said he smelled alcohol & my eyes were bloodshot. He took me to station for FST & breathalyzer. Breathalyzer resulted in 3 invalid samples. I completed FTS walk and turn tests-didn't have to stop & start and didn't stumble. Completed leg raise test without falling or problems balancing. These tests were done one hour after the initial stop. I was cooperative, though crying alot. Since there is no breath test, is there a chance I could get this reduced to a lesser charge even though its my 2nd offense?
An experienced DUI defense attorney will review the police report, the record keeping of the machine, available videos...
I am 33 this is my first offense, I refused breath test, althoughI took the heel toe and and stopped on my own. charged omvi
Im 33 years old and very close to obtaining my nursing degree.....this happened in washington county, I have a chance. Officer stated I went off the right side (white line) and my eyes were red. He had been sitting within a mile from the bar and possibly saw me pull in or out. I bartend part time at this bar and have already been pulled over two months ago and followed home several times.
Do you have a chance? Sure, but you're looking at a trial, with no guarantees. There should be somebody in Marietta who...
My friend was charged with having a firearm while intoxicated.
he was on private property, and when the gave him the breathalyzer be only blew a .069 which is below the legal limit for intoxication (.08) the firearm was not loaded. he did not even have the ammo for it anywhere near him. what are the maximum/ minimum penalties he could be looking at. and does the charge still stand even though he was below the legal limit and on private property?
The state can prove intoxication even if the person is below the legal limit although it is more difficult for them to...