Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 22 | via Marietta Times
On Friday Vicki M. Thompson, 32, of 300 Alderman St., was charged for a theft at Walmart after she stole a DVD player and a home theater system. Thompson fled the area prior to officers' arrival and was later served her charges at the Washington County Jail. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Marietta Times
A Marietta man who made threats of mass murder and rape was declared not guilty by reason of insanity in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday and sentenced to up to three years in a mental institution. Gideon Powell, 25, of 403 Maple St., and his attorney Shawna Landaker waived a jury trial in favor of a trial before Judge Randall Burnworth. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Marietta Times
A Marietta man and Tier III sex offender previously convicted of watching women in a courthouse bathroom entered a not guilty plea Wednesday morning to a new voyeurism charge in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Ryan A. Davis, 32, of 106 1/2 Sacra Via St., Marietta, pleaded not guilty in Judge Ed Lane's courtroom to a third-degree misdemeanor of voyeurism and a second-degree felony of burglary. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via Marietta Times
A Marietta man who made mass shooting and other threats against the general public and President Barack Obama in September has been declared competent to stand trial. Gideon Powell, 25, of 403 Maple St., was declared competent after evaluation from Dr. Andrew Reisner of the Appalachian Behavioral Healthcare Hospital in Athens. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | 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. Comment?
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