On 24 Mar 18 Deputy Schwendeman responded to Dunham Township to a possible domestic incident.  In speaking with all parties it was determined the case would be unfounded.  No further action.

On 27 Mar 18 Deputy Schwendeman observed a traffic violation while patrolling Muskingum Township.  A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, David R. Shaffer, 5725 Blackburn Road, McConnelsville, Ohio, noted that he was not aware the speed limit had changed.  A citation for speed was issued to Shaffer.

On 27 Mar 18 Deputy H. Tornes responded to Lincoln Circle Drive, Marietta, Ohio, in reference to a complaint of a dog running loose and attacking other dogs.  Prior to arrival, a dog matching the description of the loose dog, was walking in the middle of the roadway.  The dog was taken to the Washington County Humane Society and Dennis Menezes called advising the dog belonged to him.  Menezes admitted to not having the dog registered and not restraining his dog.  A summons is being requested for Menezes, 100 Lincoln Circle Drive, Marietta, Ohio, for failure to register and failure to restrain.

On 28 Mar 18 Deputy Schwendeman began an investigation regarding a bad check passed at the Washington County Clerk of Courts. This case remains under investigation.

On 28 Mar 18 Warren M. Cochran, 12995 SR 676, Waterford, Ohio, reported his 2002 Ford truck stolen and later recovered in McConnelsville, Ohio.  This case remains under investigation. (1104)

On 28 Mar 18 Blake Rowan, 310 Gantsville, Road, Little Hocking, Ohio, reported a weedeater removed from his property.  This case remains under investigation.  (907)

On 28 Mar 18 Deputy Martin, while working the Washington County Jail, received a warrant from the Magistrate Court of Wood County, WV, for the arrest of a current inmate, Justin William Barth, age 33, 4299 County Road Nine, Marietta,  on a felony criminal complaint.  The personal identifiers on the warrant were compared with booking information Barth provided while being booked at the Washington County Jail, finding them to match.  A charge of fugitive from justice was filed on Barth through Marietta Municipal Court.

On 28 Mar 18 while patrolling Deputy Zide conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Mark A O’Brien, 2665 Sandhill Road, Marietta, Ohio. O’Brien was issued a citation for reckless operation.

On 28 Mar 18 Deputy McKee met with Cynthia Davis at 160 Dixon Road.  Davis reports her cat was attacked by two dogs.  This case remains under investigation.

The following warrant was processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s office:

Brayden McCauley, Center Bend Road, Beverly, Ohio, for violation of protection order.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 29 Mar 18 and Friday 30 Mar 18:

Mary Alice Brooks, age 37, 210 W Spring Street, Marietta, Ohio, for contempt (failure to appear).

Nathan Allen Sprague, age 29, 411 E Spring Street, Marietta, Ohio, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Roger Lee Ward Jr., age 39, 1225 Weppler Road, Lowell, Ohio, for parole violation, a felony, and obstructing and possessing drug abuse instruments, both misdemeanors.

There are currently 26 female inmates and 101 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.