At 2:03 a.m. Saturday, May 6, Jackson Police officers detected what appeared to be possibly violent behavior taking place in the parking lot of Johnny Raughtens at 601 E. Main St. The two men at the scene were identified as Branden W. Sexton, 33, of 326 Boy Scout Road, Ray, and Ronnie W. Mullins, 35, of 1784 John Hoops Road, Jackson. Both had blood on them. Police charged Mullins with Disorderly Conduct By Fighting because he had been seen grabbing Sexton when police were watching. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office and the Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted at the scene and deputies charged Sexton with Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct By Intoxication.
JPD charges woman with Disorderly Conduct
At 2:38 a.m. Jackson Police officers were at Johnny Raughtens at 601 E. Main St. when a woman requested an escort to her parked vehicle to avoid a possible confrontation with other persons. The woman was identified as Tiana M. Hill, 34, of Cherry Fork Road, Oak Hill, and it was determined she had allegedly been involved in a previous confrontation with a male, who alleged she had slapped him in the face. She denied this. She also allegedly taunted others during this period and police charged Hill with Disorderly Conduct.
Father in Jackson charged with Child Endangering
A Jackson man was charged with Child Endangering as the result of his alleged actions involving his wife and 2-year-old daughter, Jackson Police report. Police officers were called at 10:06 p.m. Friday, May 5, to Apartment 16, of the Jackson Family Apartments on Powell Drive. Randi Mandeville reported her husband, Randy K. Mandeville, 21, of 18 Powell Drive, had struck their 2-year-old daughter in the face several times. He claimed to have only spanked the little girl's rear end because she was fussy and would not go to bed. However, Jackson County EMS was called and treated the toddler for a laceration on her inner lip and also took her to Holzer Medical Center-Jackson for further possible treatment. Police charged Mandeville with Domestic Violence and Child Endangering.
Driver cited for DUS, arrested on warrant
Jackson Police officers initiated a traffic stop on East Broadway Street on Wednesday, May 10, after noticing a vehicle being driven by a man who was thought to have a suspended driver's license and who had also allegedly pulled past the stop bar at an intersection. The driver was identified as James A. White III, 23, of 168 E. Main St., Apartment C, Jackson, and it was confirmed his driver's license had been suspended since 2010. He was also wanted on a warrant from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office. White was charged with Driving Under Suspension, he was arrested on the warrant and incarcerated in the Jackson County Correctional Facility, and his vehicle was impounded.
Traffic stop leads to multiple citations in Jackson
A traffic stop in Jackson for a vehicle defect led to both the driver and passenger being cited at 12:04 a.m. Sunday, May 14. Police officers initiated the traffic stop near the intersection of Boyd and West streets after noticing a vehicle being driven with a loud exhaust system and no tail lights. The driver was identified as Robert Messer, 20, of 1084 Brohard Road, Ray, and it was determined that his driver's license had been suspended and the license plates did not match the vehicle's registration. He claimed he had just purchased the vehicle, but could not produce the required documents to prove it. A canine alerted on the vehicle and Messer was alleged to be in possession of a total of 12 prescription pills and five Marijuana roaches. A 17-year-old male passenger in the vehicle from Jackson was in possession of a bag of Marijuana. Messer was charged with two counts of Possession Of Drugs and single counts of Driving Under Suspension, Fictitious Plates, and No Tail Lights. The juvenile was charged with Possession Of Marijuana.
Woman charged with shoplifting ground beef
At 7:04 p.m. Friday, May 12, Jackson Police officers were called to the Kroger Store where a female was being detained for shoplifting. The suspect was identified as Jessica Wells, 28, of 14012 S. Ohio Ave., Wellston, who was accused of attempting to conceal and steal four to five pounds of ground beef. She admitted to the theft and explained she had no money to feed her children. She also admitted to being addicted to pills. Police charged Wells with Theft.
Woman charged after incident at Walmart
Jackson Police officers were called to the Jackson Walmart store at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, May 11, after a store manager reported that two females in the store were acting suspiciously and also maybe under the influence of drugs. The two women spent a reported 25-30 minutes in the restroom before emerging and splitting up. Police stopped one of the females, identified as Amanda Vincent, 40, of near Chillicothe. She was carrying a large bag and in a subsequent search it was found to contain makeup products and a bottle of Mountain Dew, items which are stocked in the store. Also found were four syringes. Police said Vincent denied stealing any merchandise at that time, but did admit she had shoplifted items at multiple stores in order to support her drug habit. It was learned she had been banned from Walmart stores because of a shoplifting incident at the Chillicothe store. Police charged Vincent with Criminal Trespassing and Possession Of Drug Abuse Instruments. The other female who had been with Vincent was identified and questioned, but was not charged.