WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 25 JUL 18
July 25, 2018
On 20 Jul 18 Deputy A McConnell responded to Barlow Township to a possible domestic incident. In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.
On 24 Jul 18 Deputy Hall met with Dena and Seth Jones, 1125 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, OH, in reference a burglary at their home. Numerous items of value were removed. This case remains under investigation.
On 24 Jul 18 Sgt. Kelly McGilton filed for a summons for animal cruelty against Rose Hanes, 760 Greene Street, Marietta, OH. Hanes owned a Labrador mixed breed dog that was just over a year old. Hanes also owns chickens that are at her residence. Information received was that Hanes had struck the dog killing it after finding it had killed her chickens. Sgt. McGilton attempted to locate the where the dog was buried, however did locate the dog alive.
On 24 Jul 18 Sgt. Holbert was dispatched to 18155 State Route 550, Marietta, for a domestic dispute report involving a firearm. Sgt. Holbert was advised there was an incident with Clarence M. Francis, 4170 Sugar Rn Road, Marietta, OH, and Michael Scoggan. Scoggan had discharged a firearm during an altercation to scare Francis from taking the children. Scoggan advised Deputies he possessed a concealed carry permit, and admitted to discharging his handgun across the roadway toward the rear of Francis’ vehicle, in an attempt to make him stop. Scoggan stated he did not discharge the handgun directly at the vehicle, knowing there were two children inside. Francis reported hearing the gun discharge and did fear for his safety. Michael Duane Scoggan, age 33, 18155 State Route 550, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated menacing and discharging a firearm on/or near prohibited premises. Scoggan was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.
The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 24 Jul 18 and Wednesday 25 Jul 18:
Leearl Maurice Chapman, age 45, 5469 Refugee Road, Columbus, OH, on a warrant for forgery, a felony.
Todd Alva Sarver, age 34, 200 Pennock Drive, Lot 28, Beverly, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
Bradley David Flesher, age 22, 629 Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, OH, probation violation, a felony.
Shanee Lynn Betz, age 26, 3633 Ellis Avenue, Canton, OH, driving under the influence of alcohol, endangering children, possession of drugs and contempt of court, misdemeanors.
Michael Duane Scoggan, age 33, 18155 State Route 550, Marietta, OH, aggravated menacing and discharging a firearm on/or near prohibited premises, misdemeanors.
Timothy Ray Albright, age 56, 411 6th Street, Belpre, OH, suspension, a misdemeanor.
Dustin Lee McKnight, age 33, 9239 SR 60, Lowell, OH, parole violation, a felony.
Jerran Keith Knowlton, age 38, homeless, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.
Nathan Andrew Mercer, age 41, 124 Madison Avenue, Cape Canaveral, FL, on a warrant for breach of recognizance and contempt of court, felonies.
Brian Keith Hitchcock, age 38, 106 S Second Street, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.
Jeremiah Benson Helmick, age 22, 595 Crane Camp Road, Walkersville, WV, drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.
There are currently 25 female inmates and 87 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.