On 14 Aug 17 Deputy A. McConnell completed a private property crash report where Gale C. Wilson, 34985 SR 7, Newport, backed into a parking lot to dump dirt and struck a utility line.

On 14 Aug 17 Deputy A. McConnell responded to Marietta Township to recover a bicycle that was left along the side of the road.  If anyone has lost a bicycle, or has had one stolen, please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and provide a description of the bicycle to claim it.

On 15 Aug 17 Sgt. Reeder along with the Devola and Salem Volunteer Fire Department Squads responded to Dalzell Road where Christopher Hinton, 5th Street, Lowell, sustained an injury from a UTV landing on his foot.  No foul play is suspected in this incident.

On 15 Aug 17 Deputies were dispatched to State Route 821 in reference to a 911 call from Wood County, WV.  Deputy Allender was advised that Jonathon M. Wheeler was home with the kids and was drinking.  The Marietta City PD then advised dispatch that they had received a call from inside the home that the father had struck a child and then left in a Ford Ranger.  Deputy Allender met with the child at the home.  The juvenile had an injury, which was bandaged, caused when he punched a glass countertop in a bedroom.  Deputy Allender was then advised that Wheeler had just driven by the home, in which he observed a vehicle matching the Ford Ranger pull into the Misty Blue bar, then return to the residence.  Wheeler exited the vehicle and as he approached Deputy Allender a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage could be detected from his person.  Deputy Allender advised Wheeler why he was there, stating that his wife had called concerned about the kids.  Wheeler demanded Deputy Allender tell him his wife’s full name and when he was advised that Deputy Allender had not spoken with her, called Deputy Allender a liar.   Deputy Allender asked Wheeler what had occurred at the home and he stated it was a family dispute and none of his business.  This defiant behavior continued throughout the encounter with Wheeler.  Wheeler eventually admitted to being in a shoving match with his son.  The disagreement continued with Wheeler calling the kids belligerent names.  Wheeler reportedly grabbed the child by the neck and face and pushed him around, head butting him and continually making threats towards the child.  Deputies advised Wheeler he was under arrest and as he tried to handcuff Wheeler he stated words to the effect that if we stepped towards him he would take them all out.  Deputies continued to place handcuffs on Wheeler with him resisting further, clinching his fist and pulling away from the Deputies.  At that time a Taser was deployed on Wheeler causing him to go to the ground.  Wheeler was then placed in handcuffs.   Jonathon Martin Wheeler, age 34, 1490 State Route 821, Marietta, was arrested for resisting arrest, domestic violence and OVI and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.  Wheeler refused to submit to any sobriety tests.

On 15 Aug 17 Deputy Parks began an investigation in reference to identity fraud.  This case remains under investigation.

On 16 Aug 17 Deputies responded to 130 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras, in response to a report of a domestic disturbance.  Sheila Gore called 911 and reported her son, Joshua Gore, was “acting crazy” and was possibly on methamphetamine. Sheila also reported Joshua hit her in the arm when she tried to get him to go to bed.   Deputy Schwendeman and Lt. Hunter arrived and observed both Sheila and Joshua standing on the front porch.  Joshua appeared to be hallucinating and was behaving very erratically. Sheila said Joshua began arguing with her, at which point he punched her in the right arm with a closed fist. Sheila stated she was not injured, but would like to file criminal charges against her son.  Joshua was unable to be interviewed due to his behavior.  Joshua LeRoy Gore, age 29, 130 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

The following subjects were recently sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court:

Kristi Lynn Layton, age 34, 38150 SR 56, New Plymouth, OH, 3rd degree felony illegal conveyance into a detention facility; 18 months concurrent with Hocking County case.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 15 Aug 17 and Wednesday 16 Aug 17:

Kenneth Paul Scott, age 62, 821 Fifth Street, Apt. A, Marietta, for parole violation, a felony.  Scott was arrested at the Adult Parole Authority by Patrolman Ellenwood  of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Aug 17 at 4:32 pm.

Paul Charles Wright, age 29, homeless, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  Wright was arrested by Patrolman McClelland of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Aug 17 at 6:41 pm.

Jonathon Martin Wheeler, age 34, 1490 State Route 821, Marietta, for resisting arrest, domestic violence and OVI, all misdemeanors.   Wheeler was arrested at his residence by Sgt. Mankins of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 15 Aug 17 at 7:55 pm.

Joshua LeRoy Gore, age 29, 130 Cemetery Drive, New Matamoras, for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.  Gore was arrested at his residence by Deputy Schwendeman of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Aug 17 at 9:30 am.

Jessica Michelle Hendershot, age 32, 101 Evans Street, New Matamoras, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.  Hendershot was arrested by Probation Officer Brockmeier  of the Marietta City Probation Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Aug 17 at 1:05 pm.

Charles Edwin Day Jr., age 34, 7409 Federal Road, Cutler, for breach of recognizance, a misdemeanor.  Day was arrested by Patrolman Wallace of the Marietta City Police Department and processed into the Washington County Jail on 16 Aug 17 at 1:44 pm.

There are currently 24 females and 107 males incarcerated in the Washington County Jail.