Wellston man in custody on multiple warrants
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.
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
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.