WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 30 JAN 18
January 30, 2018
On 22 Jan 18 Deputy McKee began an investigation of a breaking and entering and damaging at the Veto Church of Christ. This case remains under investigation.
On 24 Jan 18 Deputy Schwendeman and the Reno Volunteer Fire Department responded to an unresponsive female subject.
On 24 Jan 18 Deputy Jones conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on State Route 7. The driver, Mitchell Louis Murphy, age 23, 35 Orchard Road, Newport, OH, was found to be under license suspension and upon a consensual search of the vehicle was found to have marijuana inside. A summons is being requested for Mitchell Murphy on a charge of possession of drugs (marijuana).
On 24 Jan 18 Deputy Jones issued a citation to Joshua R. Muntz, 15 Julian Street, Newport, for driving under license suspension.
On 25 Jan 18 Deputy A. McConnell began an investigation in reference to a female reported being assaulted by Alexander Christner at 3440 County Road 9, Reno, OH, on Sunday, 21 Jan 18 around 0200 hours. After completing the investigation and speaking to all parties involved, Andrew J. Christner, age 28, was placed under arrest for assault and transported to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for processing.
On 25 Jan 18 Deputy Johnson began an investigation in reference to a possible financial scam. This case remains under investigation.
The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:
Cody A. Smith, 11203 State Route 550, Vincent, Ohio, for domestic violence.
John L. Lindsey, 230 Henniger Road, Lowell, OH, for failure to appear for final pretrial, original charge theft.
Jason D. Knowlton, 327 Guilford Avenue, Woodsfield, OH, failure to appear for pretrial, original charge OVI.
Thomas W. Gaughan, 120 Sanjubar Drive, Marietta, OH, for failure to appear for pretrial.
David L. Slagle, 4869 Rainbow Road, Lowell, OH, for failure to appear for final pretrial, original charge obstructing; failure to appear for final pretrial, original charge possession of criminal tools.
Christopher L. Snyder, 3017 City View Drive, Parkersburg, WV, for failure to appear for probation violation.