WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 1 OCT 18

On 27 Sep 18 Deputy Carr met with Joshua Westfall of Westfall Towing.  Westfall states his company towed a vehicle to Schafer Auto Repair, 1489 Greene St, Marietta, Ohio, and the vehicle owner reported that there was damage to the vehicle.  Westfall went to Schafer Auto to view the damage and met with Michael Herrington.  Westfall asked Herrington if he “hit a ****** truck” and he advised it must have been one of his drivers.  Herrington showed Westfall the truck, and what it hit while being unloaded.  Westfall then blamed Herrington for the damage, and called him derogatory names.  Herrington asked Westfall to leave the property multiple times, however Westfall kept yelling at him making derogatory comments and name calling.  Herrington then approached Westfall and slapped him with an open hand to the face and then punched him one time striking in the cheek and neck area.    A summons is being requested for Michael D. Herrington, age 35, 106 Hillcrest Drive, Marietta, Ohio, and Joshua Travis Westfall, age 22, 27090 State Route 7, Marietta, Ohio, on charges of disorderly conduct.

On 28 Sep 18 Deputy Metts met with Jessica Davison who reported a domestic between herself and Joshua Davison, 14096 State Route 550, Fleming, Ohio.  Jessica stated the previous evening Joshua was on top of her causing her to not be able to breathe.  Joshua got up only after Jessica became sick.  On 28 Sep 18 Joshua began calling Jessica names and threw a notebook at Jessica striking her, after blocking her exit from the residence.  Jessica eventually left and contacted law enforcement.  Joshua Davidson, age 34, was unable to be located therefore a warrant is being requested for his arrest on a charge of domestic violence.

On 29 Sep 18 Deputy A McConnell responded to 1029 Barth Road, Belpre, Ohio, in reference to Jocelyn Whealdon reporting she was assaulted by her brother, Robert Ellison.  Whealdon states Ellison began an argument with her over money she owed him, and punched her in the jaw.  Whealdon stated that Ellison only struck her one time.
Ellison was located  and denied punching Whealdon but admitted to an argument.   Robert Wayne Ellison, age 38, 987 Barth Road, Belpre, Ohio, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence.  Ellison was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 30 Sep 18 Jordan Romick reported to Deputy Parks that Keith Allen Huff had made the statement that he was going to find and kill her.   Huff drove south on SR 7 with two occupants, a child and his girlfriend, and blacked out while driving, causing Valerie Yakelewicz-Ortiz to drive the vehicle to safety before calling 911.  Huff then drove to his residence at 127 State Route 821, Marietta, where he resides with Yakelewicz-Ortiz and the juvenile, who are listed on a protection order issued through Marietta Municipal Court.   Deputies responded to the State Route 821 residence and observed Huff inside the residence.  Deputies knocked at the door announcing “Sheriff’s Office”.  Entry was gained into the residence and Keith Allen Huff, age 34, was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail and charged with 1 count of aggravated menacing, 1 count child endanger, 1 count menacing by stalking, 1 count of domestic violence, and 2 counts of violation of protection order.

The following subjects were recently sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court:

Chelsea Nichole Hayes, age 27, Lower Salem, OH, trafficking in drugs, F4, 180 days county jail and Portsmouth Counseling Center.

Izaak Noah Morris, age 21, 819 34th Street, Vienna, WV, theft of drugs, F4, 90 days county jail.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 28 Sep 18 and Monday 1 Oct 18:

Randy Ray Harlow, age 53, 5270 Patten Mills Road, Stockport, OH, for criminal trespass, a felony.

Andrew John McGuffey, age 20, 160 Dixi Street, Williamstown, WV, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Trent Dwight Mason, age 29, 728 Second Street, Marietta, OH, for probation violation, a felony.

Christopher Gene Wilson, age 23, 1234 Putnam Howe Drive, Belpre, OH, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Scott Everett Collins, age 33, homeless, for probation violation, a felony and violation protection order, a misdemeanor.

Jason Lee Bartimus, age 42, 2346 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, OH, for failure to appear, a misdemeanor.

Michael Wayne Grahame, age 38, 6475 Stanleyville Road, Whipple, OH, for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Damien Alexander Hines, age 26, 111 West Montgomery Street, Marietta, OH, for trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs, probation violation, all felonies and domestic violence, three counts of drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of drugs, obstructing official business, hit skip/leave, driving under suspension and possession of marijuana, all misdemeanors.

Michael Ray Atkinson, age 37, 24761 Brimstone Road, Coolville, OH, for burglary, a felony.

Chelsea Jill Buchanan, age 33, 405 East Branch Road, Lowell, OH, for two counts of probation violation, both misdemeanors.

Matthew Jacob Trezza, age 23, 150 Camelot Road, Lot 31, Belpre, OH, for breach of recognizance and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.

Robert Wayne Ellison, age 38, 987 Barth Road, Belpre, OH, for domestic violence, a felony.

Randall Wayne Delancey, age 54, 200 Pennock Drive, Lot 12, Beverly, OH, for violation of protection order, a misdemeanor.

Geno Anthony Demaio, age 24, 105 Cornerville Road, Marietta, OH, on a warrant for drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Jennifer Dawn McGrew, age 31, 520 Elm Street, Belpre, OH, for possession of drugs, a felony and two counts of driving under suspension, both misdemeanors.

Paul Charles Wright, age 31, 306 Broughton Street, Marietta, OH, for theft deception, a misdemeanor.

Kenneth Dewayne Holbert, age 40, 137 Brandy Drive, Marietta, OH, for obstructed plates and no operator’s license, both misdemeanors.

Shannon Marie Ewing, age 30, 354 Stanley Mills Road, Little Hocking, OH, for trafficking in drugs, a felony.

Steven Ronald Simons, Jr., age 35, 357 Stanleyville Drive, Little Hocking, OH, for trafficking in drugs and having weapons under disability, both felonies.

Michael Stanley Tatum, age 33, 35 Benbrook Road, Columbus, OH, for parole violation, a felony.

Hunter Triphers Piatt, age 27, 749 Mary Street, Belpre, OH, for obstructing official business, driving under suspension, stop sign, no motorcycle endorsement and failure to display valid registration, all misdemeanors.

Keith Allen Huff, age 34, 127 State Route 821, Marietta, OH, on two warrants for violation of protection order, both felonies, menacing by stalking, aggravated menacing, domestic violence, endangering children and two counts of violation of protection order, all misdemeanors.

Kenneth Elbridge Sewell, age 51, 1764 State Route 339, Belpre, OH, for theft, a felony and domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Julie Marie Williams, age 36, 8358 Messaros Road, Gloster, OH, for driving while under the influence of alcohol, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, misdemeanors.

There are currently 35 female inmates and 97 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.