On 4 Aug 17 Tonda M. Hockenberry, 197 Fourth Street, Lowell, reported a vehicle entered by force and items of value removed.  This case remains under investigation.  (131)

On 4 Aug 17 Deputies responded to Wesley Township to a reported unruly juvenile making threats to family members.   Deputies spoke with all parties involved and charges of aggravated menacing are being filed on the child through Washington County Juvenile Court.  (1303)

On 4 Aug 17 Deputy Metts began an investigation into an unruly juvenile in the Belpre Township.  No charges are to be filed at this time.

On 5 Aug 17 Deputies responded to 587 Southland Cemetery Road, Cutler.  Dawn M. Lucas returned to her residence after being out of the home overnight.  It was reported that Jay Edward Lucas and his wife, Dawn Lucas, became involved in a verbal discussion about the status of their marriage, in which Jay Lucas produced a Taurus 9mm semi- automatic pistol and the weapon discharged into the wall of the bathroom, exiting out an exterior wall.  Dawn Lucas then left the home, retreating to neighbors to call for help.   Upon Deputies arriving at the residence Jay Lucas was inside and eventually complied with Deputies and came out onto the porch and was taken into custody without incident.  Jay Lucas was advised of his Miranda Rights and provided a statement that the weapon was on his chair in the living room and he picked it up and took it to put into the safe, when the weapon accidentally discharged.  Jay Lucas advised he did not own the weapon and stated it belonged to his son.  Jay further denied any desire to harm anyone or himself.  Dawn Lucas was interviewed and advised she was in the bedroom with Jay when the gun went off, and was within a few feet of Jay at the time. Dawn appeared to be relatively calm and stated she did not think Jay was going to shoot her.  Jay E. Lucas, age 43, 573 Southland Cemetery Road, Cutler, was placed under arrest for having weapons while under disability, inducing panic, aggravated menacing and domestic violence.  Lucas was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.  (608)

On 5 Aug 17 Deputy Allender along with the Reno Volunteer Fire Department Squad responded to Marietta Township in reference to a subject taking a large amount of prescription medication.  This case remains under investigation.

On 6 Aug 17 Lt. Norman along with the Warren Volunteer Fire Department Squad responded to Warren Township in reference to a subject taking a large amount of prescription medication.  This case remains under investigation.

On 5 Aug 17 Deputies responded to 1020 Caywood Drive, Marietta,  in reference to Debra Adams saying Timothy Newbrough was outside the residence with a knife.  Adams stated she confronted Newbrough about events of the evening and that Newbrough was intoxicated, brandished a knife, and threatened to kill her.  Adams was in fear for her safety and the others at the residence during the incident.  Deputies arrived and found Newbrough had several knives on his person, which were removed from him.  Newbrough was placed under arrest for aggravated menacing and was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.  At the jail Newbrough tested a .140 on the PBT.  While being searched at the jail, a pill believed to be hydrocodone, was located in his possession.  Newbrough was also charged with possession of drugs, a felony. (415)

On 5 Aug 17 Deputies were dispatched to 271 Walnut Drive, Whipple, in regards to a domestic violence complaint.  Deputies spoke with Jessica Handshumacher.  Handschumacher stated she and Bo Ladeaux were in an argument earlier in the night.  Handschumacher stated Ladeaux was next door drinking beer at a bon fire with some neighbors, which upset her so she went inside their residence and placed items in front of both doors, preventing him from entering. When Ladeaux came to the residence several hours later, he broke down the rear door and gained entry.  Handschumacher stated she was on the couch with her children in which Ladeaux pulled her off the couch, onto the floor, then dumped out a bottle of Gatorade on the living room floor.  Ladeaux stated that Handschumacher came home at around 7 pm. and walked over to the neighbors and began yelling at him for drinking.  Ladeaux stated Handschumacher then went into their residence and began throwing clothes, tools and other personal items into the yard.  Ladeaux stated that he stayed at the neighbors for several more hours and was going into the home to retrieve his cell phone when he found doors were blocked so he broke one down to gain entry.  Ladeaux also stated he retrieved his cell phone and eventually went back outside.  Ladeaux was asked if he pulled Handschumacher off the couch and he stated no.  Deputies did observe Ladeaux’s clothing in the yard wet with dew and the door was broken.  Based on information received Bo Damian Ladeaux, age 28, 271 Walnut Drive, Whipple, for domestic violence and probation violation and was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 4 Aug 17 and Monday 7 Aug 17:

 Dustin John Nesdore, age 32, 812 Fifth Street, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.  Nesdore was arrested by Probation Officer P. Brockmeier of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 4 Aug 17 at 11:08 am.

Melissa Deane Martin, age 50, 605 ½ 33rd Street, Parkersburg, WV, for menacing and failure to reinstate an operator’s license, both misdemeanors.   Martin was arrested on Gilman Avenue by Patrolman Giffen of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 4 Aug 17 at 11:40 am.

Devin Michael Moore, age 19, 33665 State Route 26, Rinard Mills, for burglary, 3 counts breaking and entering, and vandalism, all felonies.  Moore was arrested by Deputy Gerber of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 4 Aug 17 at 1:05 pm.

Anthony Trent Hill, age 28, 1154 Patten Mills Road, Bartlett, on warrants for domestic violence, a misdemeanor, and probation violation, a felony.  Hill turned himself in at the Washington County Jail and was arrested by Deputy Farrell and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 17 at 12:24 am.

Arthur Ray Elkins, Jr., age 26, 7711 Dorver Avenue, Cleveland, OH, for OVI, driving under suspension and drug possession, all misdemeanors, and a warrant out of Cuyahoga County for drug possession, a felony.  Elkins was arrested on Interstate 77 by Trooper Courson of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 17 at 7:00 am.

Jay Edward Lucas, age 43, 573 Southland Cemetery Road, Cutler, for having weapons while under disability, inducing panic, both felonies,  aggravated menacing and domestic violence, both misdemeanors.  Lucas was arrested by Sgt. Mankins of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 17 at 3:09 pm.

Timothy James Newbrough, age 33, 848 Green Street, Marietta, for aggravated menacing a misdemeanors, and drug possession, a felony.  Newbrough was arrested by Deputy A. McConnell of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 5 Aug 17 at 10:54 pm.

Bo Damian Ladeaux, age 28, 271 Walnut Drive, Whipple, for domestic violence and probation violation, both misdemeanors.  Ladeaux was arrested by Sgt. Reeder of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 17 at 1:48 am.

Christopher William Flesher, age 26, 401 Keeler Drive, Marietta, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  Flesher was arrested at his residence by Deputy Metts of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 6 Aug 17 at 5:19 am.

Seth Adam Bond, age 35, 130 Brandy Drive, Marietta, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.  Bond was arrested by Patrolman Wallace of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 7 Aug 17 at 11:22 am.

There are currently 18 females and 94 males incarcerated in the Washington County Jail.