NEWS RELEASES FOR 25 JUL 17
On 21 Jul 17 Deputy Parks began an investigation into a possible assault in Wesley Township. This case remains under investigation.
On 22 Jul 17 Deputy Parks responded to Belpre Township in reference to a report of domestic violence. Upon speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded. Case closed.
On 22 Jul 17 Deputy A. McConnell along with the Newport and Little Muskingum Volunteer Fire Department Squads responded to Fifteenmile Creek Road to assist
Charles E. Fordham, Crandberry Twsp, PA. Fordham was involved in a competition when the firearm he was using exploded in this hand. No further action required.
On 22 Jul 17 Sgt. Reeder was dispatched to 2535 Highland Ridge Road (Apt B), Lowell, to check on Adam J Miller. Miller exited one apartment carrying a long black gun case. Sgt. Reeder made himself visible to Miller and asked that he hand over the gun case. Sgt. Reeder also noticed a handgun in the waistband of Miller’s pants. The handgun was retrieved and made safe by Sgt. Reeder. Miller was cooperative with Deputies, however, did have an odor of an alcoholic beverage about his person. Adam Joseph Miller, age 25, Miller was placed under arrest for carrying a concealed weapon and using weapons while intoxicated and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing. A portable breath test was given with the results being .186%.
On 22 Jul 17 Deputy Johnson along with the Little Muskingum and Newport Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 3290 Wingett Run Road, Wingett Run, OH, to a structure fire. The residence appeared to be a total loss. No further action needed.
The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 24 Jul 17 and Tuesday 25 Jul 17:
Steven Lee Obrien, age 28, 343 Main Street, Lower Salem, OH, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Obrien was arrested at Marietta Municipal Court by Probation Officer E. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 24 Jul 17 at 5:35 pm.
Eric Theodore Kidder, age 45, 1244 Drag Strip Road, Belpre, OH, for domestic violence and breach of recognizance, both misdemeanors. Kidder was arrested at Marietta Memorial Hospital by Sgt. Holbert of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Jul 17 at 2:15 am.
Jassandra Collet Johnston, age 36, 683 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, OH, for criminal damaging, obstructing official business, and breach of recognizance, all misdemeanors, and failure to appear, a felony. Johnston was arrested by Sgt. Holbert of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Jul 17 at 3:07 am.
Stephen Trent Montgomery, age 24, 3835 Warren Chapel Road, Marietta, OH, for probation violation, a misdemeanor. Montgomery was arrested at the Marietta Probation Office by Probation Officer E. Brockmeier and processed into the Washington County Jail on 25 Jul 17 at 10:26 am.
There are currently 23 females and 98 males incarcerated in the Washington County Jail.