Marietta Crime

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    4 hrs ago | via Marietta Times 

    On Tuesday, as a result of tips received from the stories ran by local media, two individuals were identified and came to the Marietta Police Department where they were interviewed about the theft of money from a purse at Walmart on Dec. 11. Travis Moore, 28, and Courtney Destifanes, 28, both of 111 N Hart St., Apt. 3, admitted finding a purse in a shopping cart, looking through it and discarding it under paper towels in the trash can of the women's restroom at the store.

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    Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Marietta, OH

  • Two years for drinking and drivi...

    Thursday Dec 11 | via Marietta Times 

    A Marietta woman with a prior record of drunken driving offenses was sentenced to 24 months in prison and fined $1,350 after she was discovered behind the wheel of a wrecked Jeep in February. Michelle L. Thompson, 40, of 117 Dean St., was found guilty of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a fourth-degree felony, during a jury trial on Oct. 14 and 15. The OVI charge was elevated to a felony because Thompson has a prior record of five prior offenses related to driving while under the influence of alcohol, according to Washington County Prosecutor Jim Schneider.

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  • Two years for drinking and driving

    Thursday Dec 11 | via Marietta Times 

    A Marietta woman with a prior record of drunken driving offenses was sentenced to 24 months in prison and fined $1,350 after she was discovered behind the wheel of a wrecked Jeep in February. Michelle L. Thompson, 40, of 117 Dean St., was found guilty of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a fourth-degree felony, during a jury trial on Oct. 14 and 15. The OVI charge was elevated to a felony because Thompson has a prior record of five prior offenses related to driving while under the influence of alcohol, according to Washington County Prosecutor Jim Schneider.

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  • 6 arrested for having cocaine

    Saturday Dec 6 | via Marietta Times 

    An early Friday morning search of a Marietta residence resulted in the arrest of five people on drug possession charges, according to a report from the Washington County Sheriff's Office. At 12:16 a.m. sheriff's deputies, Marietta City Police and agents with the Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at the home of Emily Jo Welch, 39, of 833 Second St., Marietta. 1 comment

    Related Topix: Drugs, Marietta, OH

  • Five charged in midnight drug arrests

    Friday Dec 5 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    An early Friday morning search of a Marietta residence resulted in the arrest of five people on drug possession charges, according to a report from the Washington County Sheriff's Office. At 12:16 a.m. sheriff's deputies, Marietta City Police, and agents with the Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at the home of Emily Jo Welch, 39, 833 Second St., Marietta.

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

  • Marietta man wanted in pot growing case is found dea...

    Sunday Nov 30 | via MDJonline.com 

    A man wanted in Marietta on charges related to growing marijuana in his home and forcing his teenage son to sell it at Marietta High School was found dead in Mississippi on Thanksgiving Day, police say.

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    Related Topix: Marijuana, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

  • police

    Tuesday Nov 25 | via Marietta Times 

    At about 11:06 p.m. Friday officers were dispatched to 407 Harmar St. in reference to a burglary in progress. On arrival, officers checked with the homeowner, Betty Vadakin, who advised that she had just arrived home and found a man lying on the floor of her dining room and evidence of a break-in.

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    Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Marietta, OH

  • Woman admits role in burglary; pleads guilty

    Thursday Nov 20 | via Marietta Times 

    A woman who was caught with an accomplice burglarizing a Marietta elementary school by a quick-thinking janitor last month pleaded guilty Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to burglary, a third-degree felony. Crying quietly, Amanda Michelle Arroyo, 26 and homeless, pleaded guilty to a bill of information, admitting her role in an Oct. 15 break-in and theft at Washington Elementary School.

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Marietta Law

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...
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...
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...
for a DUI
Forever, unless you clear it up or get arrested. @BangerterLaw
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...
Im 33 years old and very close to obtaining my nursing degree.....this happened in washington county, ohio...do 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...
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...