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Wellman man arrested after several accidents

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


 


WELLMAN ? A Wellman man was arrested early Sunday in connection with an incident in which a vehicle he was driving struck two parked vehicles and a trailer.


Anthony Dean Campbell, 19, of Wellman, faces charges of operating while intoxicated, possession of a controlled substance ? marijuana, operation without owner?s consent, failure to maintain control, and possession of alcohol under the legal age. Charges are pending for property damage.


At 1:02 a.m. Sunday, a caller reported to the Washington County Communications Center that a dark colored truck struck a trailer in her neighbor?s yard. The caller later advised the truck had hit two other parked vehicles. The caller reported locating the vehicle in the 1500 block of 120th Street. The truck was in a ditch and no one was inside. No keys were in the ignition. The caller later called back to report locating the suspect and he seemed intoxicated. A Washington County Sheriff?s deputy responded. The subject ran on foot upon the deputy?s arrival. Three other deputies responded and located the subject.


The vehicle was towed.