WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 21 AUG 18
August 21, 2018
On 19 Aug 18 Deputy Metts was dispatched to a possible domestic in Newport Township. Upon speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.
On 19 Aug 18 Deputy McConnell and Deputy Johnson responded to 307 Upper Fifteenmile Creek Road, Wingett Run, to a report of an assault. Deputies met with Homer Fry Jr. who stated his brother, Tyrone Fry, was assaulted and his truck was stolen. Tyrone met with Deputies and stated he was assaulted and the suspect(s) took his vehicle, however had discovered his vehicle crashed up the road. Tyrone’s vehicle was located wrecked in a creek. A car was also located near the scene and appeared to have been struck multiple times. The owner of the car arrived at the scene and stated they were looking for their son, who had driven the car. The car occupants were Terry A. Dunn Jr. and Gabriel Zane, who exited the woods scared and shaken, stating that Tyrone had rear ended their car, pushing them off the road and into a ditch, then crashing his own truck into the creek. Dunn stated that after the first hit to the car another truck came along and struck their car extremely hard. The second vehicle was reported to be driven by Homer Fry Jr. Both Fry subjects then left the area in Homer’s vehicle while Dunn and Zane hid for fear of being assaulted. Tyrone and Homer Fry were both evasive and changing their stories. Tyrone Anthony Fry, age 33, and Homer M. Fry Jr., age 53, 208 Upper Fifteenmile Creek Road, Wingett Run, Ohio, were placed under arrest and each charged with 2 counts of felonious assault, and obstructing official business.
On 19 Aug 18 Deputy McConnell was dispatched to a possible domestic in Marietta Township and Fearing Township. Upon speaking with all parties they were both determined to be unfounded.
On 20 Aug 18 Deputy Jones responded to 6361 State Route 555, Little Hocking, to a report of a domestic dispute. William and Kimberly Zinser were at the home with other family members. Kimberly left the home along with Dylan McDonald and Caterina McDonald. Upon Kimberly and the McDonalds returning William Zinser threatened to shoot and kill all of them. William had left the home prior to Deputy Jones arriving. A warrant is being requested through Marietta Municipal Court for domestic violence, and two counts of aggravated menacing on William J. Zinser, age 59.
On 20 Aug 18 Deputy Carr was dispatched to Muskingum Township in reference to a report of domestic violence. In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.
On 20 Aug 18 Lt. Hunter was dispatched to Adams Township in reference to a report of domestic violence. In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.
On 20 Aug 18 while patrolling Deputy Zide conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Jeffrey Schnaus. Schnaus’ was visibly shaking and seated by a large knife. Schnaus exited the vehicle and admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle. A search of Schnaus revealed a small green baggie from his pocket. Schnaus threw out some loose change and a few baggies containing white powder, admitting these baggies were cocaine. A later search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, multiple pipes, a spoon with suspected drug residue, and a straw with suspected drug residue. Based on this information Jeffery Bernard Schnaus, age 36, 1717 Woodcliff Circle, Atlanta, GA, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, marked lanes, and following too closely. Schnaus was transported to the Washington County Jail.
On 20 Aug 18 Deputy Hall responded to the Holiday Inn, 970 Pike Street, Marietta, Ohio, in reference to a male subject acting out. Deputy Hall and Sgt. Holbert observed Kevin Peters who had been causing a scene, but had calmed down. Peters had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage about his person. When Peters was being placed under arrest he started resisting. Kevin R. Peters, age 23, 4582 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX, was transported to the Washington County Jail charged with disorderly conduct.
On 21 Aug 18 Deputy Hill received a warrant while working at the Washington County Jail for the arrest of Donald B. Sirrell. The warrant was from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections on a parole violation charge. Information received when booking Donald Bernard Sirrell, age 58, 1335 Sheridan Road, Kenosha, WI, was compared with the information received in the warrant. The identifiers matched as to Sirrell being the same individual as was wanted in Wisconsin. A charge of fugitive from justice was filed on Sirrell through Marietta Municipal Court.
The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 20 Aug 18 and Tuesday 21 Aug 18:
Jacob Joseph Huck, age 25, 101 Groves Avenue, Marietta, Ohio, driving under the influence, misdemeanor.
Brandon Emery Williams, age 31, 6250 Grand Central Avenue, Vienna, WV, violation of a protection order, misdemeanor.
Jeffrey Bernard Schnaus, age 36, 1717 Woodcliff Circle, Atlanta, GA, drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, misdemeanors, and possession of cocaine, felony.
Ronald Dean Welch, Jr., age 48, 122 Harmar Street, Marietta, Ohio, possession of drugs , misdemeanor, and contempt of court, felony.
Andrew Joe Lucas, age 43, 512 Fifth Street, Lowell, Ohio, drug paraphernalia, possession of drug abuse instruments, driving under the influence, fictitious registration, driving under suspension and failure to appear, misdemeanors.
Matthew Thomas Lutzen, age 39, 740 SR 821, Whipple, Ohio, driving under OVI suspension, misdemeanor.
There are currently 16 female inmates and 100 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.