WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 3 APR 18
April 3, 2018
On 30 Mar 18 Captain Rhodes and Deputy J. McConnell responded to 11540 State Route 339 to a neighbor dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties and determined that an argument between neighbors escalated with both men obtaining 2x4s and fighting with each other. A summons is being requested for Jason S. Fair, age 44, 1543 Woodruff Road, Vincent, Ohio, and Shawn D. Lent, age 43, 11540 State Route 339, Vincent, Ohio, for disorderly conduct by fighting.
On 31 Mar 18 Deputy Johnson responded to Dunham Township to a possible stolen vehicle being at that location. Deputy Johnson observed a white Chevrolet truck similar to one reported stolen. A male subject was seen lying underneath the vehicle and was asked to exit from under the vehicle. The individual gave Deputy Johnson his name, however Deputy Johnson felt he was lying. The subject was asked to put him hands behind his back until his identity could be verified, with the subject then running from Deputy Johnson. A short chase resulted in Deputy Johnson taking the male into custody. While searching the subject three pills, identified as morphine 60 mg., were located which the subject, identified as Christopher Corey Griffin, age 34, 52301 Rye Road, Reedsville, Ohio, did not have a prescription form. The vehicle was confirmed as stolen at which time the Ohio State Highway Patrol processed and towed the vehicle. Griffin was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail on a charge of possession of drugs, resisting arrest and obstructing official business.
On 31 Mar 18 Deputy Allender met with Nathan Cline in reference to threats made toward his mother, Della Lewis, by his step-father, Nelson Lewis. Cline reported a phone conversation with Lewis where Lewis made comments in reference Cline’s mother, which Cline took as threatening. Della Lewis was aware of the comments and stated she had not heard them directly, however had received numerous voice mails, calls and messages from Lewis. Deputy Allender met with Lewis who denied making any comments of a threatening nature. Deputy Allender will be requesting a warrant for Nelson Douglas Lewis, age 50, 715 Cisler Drive, Marietta, Ohio, on a charge of aggravated menacing.
The following warrant was processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s office:
Uriah Gregg, 9560 Crews Lane, Chesterhill, Ohio, for contempt. Original charge theft.
The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 2 Apr 18 and Tuesday 3 Apr 18:
Samuel Lee Damron, age 41, 197 Faye Avenue, Marietta, Ohio, on a warrant for contempt and unauthorized use of motor vehicle, both misdemeanors.
Ashley Brooke Brown, age 33, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, Weirton, WV, for theft, a misdemeanor.
Rick Jay Starr, age 48, 2588 Robinson Road, Marietta, Ohio, for theft and probation violation, both misdemeanors.
Connie Sue Barton, age 41, 704 Elm Street, Apt. 4, Belpre, Ohio, for assault, a misdemeanor.
There are currently 26 female inmates and 105 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.