WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 31 OCT 18

On 31 Oct 18 Deputy Zide conducted a traffic stop near the 5mm of I-77.  The driver, Walen Crabtree, began speaking with Deputy Zide at which time K9 Rita was taken around the vehicle, with

Bassett Hound Missing from Reno area

Missing Bassett Hound from Browns Road near Hazlewood Road in the Reno (Marietta, Ohio) area. This dog was wearing a blue collar with paw prints on it when it went missing. Owners are offering a

FLOOD WATCH

Flood Watch National Weather Service Charleston WV 340 PM EDT Tue Oct 30 2018 OHZ066-067-075-076-083-084-310345- /O.NEW.KRLX.FA.A.0012.181101T0000Z-181102T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Perry-Morgan-Athens-Washington-Jackson OH-Vinton- Including the cities of New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset, McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, Oak

Flood Watch 10/30/18

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for our area. This is in effect from Wednesday evening through Friday morning. This will include Athens, Jackson, Morgan, Perry, Vinton and Washington counties.

SCAM Involving WCSO’s Non-Emergency Line

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency line, 740-376-7070, is being used by a scammer to target residents of Washington County. The caller identifies himself as someone from the Sheriff’s Office. The most recent caller identified himself

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 29 OCT 18

On 26 Oct 18 Deputy Parks assisted the Trumbell County Sheriff’s Office in reference an elderly subject possibly being in our county.  The subject was located. On 27 Oct 18  Deputy Parks was dispatched to

Special Weather Statement 10/28

The National Weather Service in Charleston, WV has issued a Special Weather Statement for our area. At 6:07 PM a strong thunderstorm was located near Nelsonville, moving East at 40 MPH. Winds in excess of

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 26 OCT 18

On 22 Oct 18 Sgt. Reeder received information that  Andrew McCarty, who currently had an active warrant on file, had just taken a yellow Honda four-wheeler from Warner and possibly driving it to the Germantown

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 25 OCT 18

On 22 Oct 18 Sgt. Reeder responded to Lower Salem, Ohio, in reference to a possible burglary. This case remains under investigation. On 22 Oct 18 Deputy A McConnell responded to Barlow Township to a

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 24 OCT 18

On 20 Oct 18 Lt. Gherke was dispatched to Hocking Tire, Tower Road, Little Hocking, in reference to a breaking and entering.  This case remains under investigation. On 21 Oct 18 Deputy Zide conducted a

Issue One: Reasons to Vote No

Sheriff Mincks, along with the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association, encourages you to learn more about Issue One and why you should vote no! Bottom Line: Ohio judges, prosecutors, sheriffs and treatment professionals all believe that Issue

Special News Release 23 Oct 18

An investigation by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in a search warrant being issued for the property located at 316 Main Street, New Matamoras,

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 22 OCT 18

On 20 Oct 18, Deputy Jones began an investigation regarding an inmate at the Washington County Jail, Dylan Tennant.  Corrections Officers were dealing with Tennant, where he was refusing to cooperate.  During the process, Tennant