G. Sam Piatt
May 20, 2013
PDT Staff Writer
Portsmouth Police picked up several people on holders with some wanted in other jurisdictions, last week.
Robert O. Jordan, 41, of 1437 12th Street, West Portsmouth was arrested on a holder from the Marion County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office, for failure to appear for a pre-trial for criminal endangering.
Isom J. Messer, 38, of 11395 Ohio 104, in Lucasville was taken into custody on a holder from Pike County and Waverly city for failure to appear.
Rickey A. James, 50, 3032 Gallia Street, Lot-1, Portsmouth was arrested on two Portsmouth Municipal Court warrants for failure to appear. One of those was an order for probation revocation. James was also charged with disorder conduct — intoxicated, creating a risk of harm, and possession of schedule 3, 4 or 5 drugs.
James was found asleep in his car inside a car wash, and officers noticed the odor of intoxicants on his person when they approached him. Police said he had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and was unsteady on his feet. He was arrested for his safety and the safety of others, and upon a search, officers discovered a pill bottle with a prescription for Oxycodone. They located three pills inside, as well as two more pills, later identified as Xanax, a Schedule 4 drug, for which there was no prescription. The pills were impounded and the warrants served.
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