On 6 Jan 18 Sgt. McGilton responded to 95 Millbranch Road, Belpre, Ohio, in regards to a loose dog belonging to Gregory Hardman, running onto another neighbor’s property; barking and growling at the neighbor’s grandchildren. Gregory had been warned in the past to restrain his two dogs and to register them both which he failed to do. Gregory has admitted to his dogs being loose on more than one occasion since he had been warned to restrain them. Gregory also admitted that he did not register his dogs. Sgt. McGilton has requested a summons be issued to Gregory Hardman, age 53, 95 Millbranch Road, Belpre, Ohio, for failing to restrain his dogs and for failing to register his dogs.

On 10 Jan 18 Deputy McConnell responded to Marietta Township in reference to a stolen vehicle being reported. After investigating the circumstances it was determined that the vehicle was not stolen. Case closed.

On 11 Jan 18 Deputies responded to 989 Mitchells Lane in reference to a report of a stolen Jeep. Deputies met with Ashley Brooks, the owner of the vehicle and her boyfriend, Roger Adams.  Upon talking with both Roger and Ashley about the events leading up to the report of the missing vehicle, many questions were left unanswered.  After more discussion, Deputies were able to determine that permission had been granted by Roger and Ashley for another individual to drive the vehicle the night before. This individual wrecked the Jeep and left it at the scene. It was discovered that Roger had been in contact with this individual through text messages and phone calls and knew that the vehicle had in fact not been stolen. Ohio State Highway Patrol had processed the wreck and was advised of these findings from the Deputies. Deputy Zide has requested a summons be issued through Marietta Municipal Court to Roger Adams, age 35, 989 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, Ohio for making false police reports.

The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Dereka S. Brutchey, 550 Groves Avenue, Marietta, Ohio, for disorderly conduct.

Cassandra Thomas, 5934 Hagerstown Road, Baton Rouge, LA, for possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

The following suspects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 11 Jan 18 and Friday 12 Jan 18:

 David Lee Slagle, Jr., age 36, 4860 Rainbow Drive, Lowell, Ohio, on two warrants for endangering children and illegal manufacture of drugs, both misdemeanors. Slagle was arrested by Captain Rhodes of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 11 Jan 18 at 5:23 pm.

Travis Eugene Sparks, age 35, 3395 State Route 26, Marietta, Ohio, for felonious assault, a felony. Sparks was picked up at Ross Correctional by Deputy Sheaves of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and processed into the Washington County Jail on 11 Jan 18 at 5:45 pm.

There are currently 28 females and 104 males incarcerated in the Washington County Jail.