Monday, July 22, 2013

The Regional Crime File: McArthur Police Department

Wellston man in custody on multiple warrants

Johnathan Bobb

On July 14 at approximately 12:10 a.m., Lt. Neel responded to Bud’s One Stop in response to a report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance. Once on scene, Neel identified the subject as Johnathan Bobb, 28, of Wellston. 

It was determined after identifying him that Bobb had an active felony warrant arrest warrant out of Jackson County and Neel then placed Bobb under arrest. While searching Bobb, Neel found what were alleged to be multiple prescription pills.

Bobb was transferred into the custody of Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and charges of disorderly conduct by intoxication and possession of a controlled substance are pending.

Jackson County Correctional Facility personnel confirmed that Bobb was released July 22 on his own recognizance and that Bobb also has an active warrant from Gallia County and is currently being held in the Gallia County Jail for allegedly violating probation. 

Alleged grand theft auto

On July 16, approximately 11 p.m. Lt. Neel was alerted of a possible stolen vehicle by the vehicle’s owner, Flossie Coleman of South Bloomingville, Coleman said she had offered the vehicle for sale and a male had test driven a vehicle and never returned.

Coleman said she was could not locate the vehicle and called to report it stolen. An alert was issued for the vehicle which was later found Athens County. The Athens Police Department initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and apprehend the suspect, Eli Workman, 18 of Ray. Workman was placed under arrest and transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. A felony charge of grand theft of a vehicle is pending review by the Vinton County Prosecutor’s Office.

Domestic violence suspect flees

On July 20 approximately 3:32 a.m., Officer Hixson responded to the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office for the report of a female allegedly involved in a domestic disturbance. The female said her boyfriend, identified as Thomas Harkins, 34, of McArthur, struck her in the face and caused physical injury.
Further investigation confirmed that Harkins had inflicted physical harm on the female victim and had made multiple threatening phone calls while she was at the sheriff’s office. Harkins is alleged to have fled the area. Charges of domestic violence and telecommunications harassment have been submitted to the Vinton County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

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