WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 17 OCT 18

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On 8 Oct 18 Deputy Metts began an investigation in reference to a theft regarding a banking account.  This case remains under investigation.

On 8 Oct 18 Deputy Jones issued a citation for no operator’s license to Austin Bailey,  367 Mitchell Lane, Washington, WV.

On 9 Oct 18 Deputy Parks began an investigation in reference to a bank account being compromised.  This case remains under investigation.

On 9 Oct 18 Deputy A McConnell and the Waterford Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to Turkeyhen Road, Fleming, Ohio, to a John Deere combine which had started on fire.

On 10 Oct 18 Deputy Jones met with a worker from the Washington County Garage who reported a push blower stolen from the BF Goodrich and Shamrock Drive area.  This case remains under investigation

On 10 Oct 18  Deputy Brown and Deputy Hall responded to meet with Larry Taylor, 4060 Sugar Run Road, Marietta, Ohio, who reported tools removed from his residence.  This case remains under investigation.

On 11 Oct 18 Deputy Jones proceeded to C & C Dodge Dealership in reference tires/wheels removed from a vehicle. This case remains under investigation.

On 12 Oct 18 Deputy Young issued a citation to Jessie James Bell, 1247 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, for driving on a suspended license.

On 13 Oct 18 Deputies responded to 1582 Congress Road, Belpre, Ohio, to meet with Robert Tate in reference to items reported missing.  This case remains under investigation.

On 14 Oct 18 Deputy Young, Deputy J McConnell, and the Wesley Volunteer Fire Department responded to 190 Harshberger Lane, Amesvile, OH,  to a report of a tractor fire.  Paul Harshberger had been using the tractor when smoke started emitting from under the hood and dash.

On 15 Oct 18 Deputy Zide responded to 104 Ellsworth Avenue, Marietta, in reference to storage buildings at that location being entered and items removed.

On 16 Oct 18 Sgt. Holbert met with Rhonda Turner, Waterford Road, Waterford, Ohio, in reference to items removed from her property.  This case remains under investigation.

On 15 Oct 18  Deputy Brown continued an investigation into a theft from the Reno Wash Tub, Reno, Ohio.  During the investigation, it was determined that a subject of interest in the theft was driving a dark-colored PT Cruiser.  Deputy Brown made contact with Shannon Lang at 305 County House Lane, Marietta, and found the vehicle was parked in the driveway.  Lang stated she had taken the articles of clothing from the Washtub, however, had since given the clothes to someone else.   A summons is being requested for Shannon Lang, age 38, 305 County House Lane, Marietta, OH, for theft.

On 17 Oct 18 Sgt. McGilton requested a summons be issued to Megan Jean Newlon, age 28, 2140 Huck Road, Lowell, OH, for failure to restrain a dog.  On 7 Oct 18 a cyclist reported cycling along Huck Road when a tan and white mixed breed dog ran from the porch of 2140 Huck Road, Lowell, Ohio and onto the roadway.  The dog ran out in front of the bicycle causing the dog and bicycle to collide.  The cyclist wrecked his bicycle and struck the pavement, causing his helmet to crack and an abrasion to his leg.   Sgt. McGilton later met with Megan Newlon and advised her of this incident.  Newlon was not aware the incident occurred and advised there are five other dogs in that area that run loose on a regular basis.  Newlon stated her dog did not typically leave her property, but it did on that date.  Newlon’s dog was observed limping and it appeared the dog had injuries consistent with being struck by something.  Newlon requested Sgt. McGilton investigate further as to the others dogs that may be involved.   Sgt. McGilton checked on six dogs in the proximity of Newlon’s address and photographed each dog.  The cyclist was notified and upon viewing the photographs identified Newlon’s dog as the one he collided with on 7 Oct 18.  Newlon was then advised of Sgt. McGilton’s findings and that a summons would be requested for failing to restrain her dog.

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

Richard Wesley Hawkins, age 48, 136 Franklin Street, Marietta, OH; tampering with evidence – F3, 24 months Orient.

Lester M. Dearth, age 48, 74 Oxford Lane, St. Mary’s, WV; theft – F5, 30 days county jail.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 15 Oct 18 and Tuesday 16 Oct 18:

Andrew Brooks Beaver, age 36, 331 E. Spring Street, Marietta, OH, domestic violence, endangering children and probation violation, all misdemeanors.

John David Fleming, age 43, 1508 Glendale Road, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

William  James McElfresh, age 40, 16727 Maple Avenue, Caldwell, OH, possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drugs, both misdemeanors.

Marcus Allan Brown, age 23, 304 Elm Street, Belpre, OH, burglary, a felony, and two counts of theft, both misdemeanors.

Marlon Garrison, age 44, 4221 Oakridge Drive, Dayton, OH, trafficking in drugs, a felony.

Jamie Rea Caldwell, age 39, 28906 Torch Road, Coolville, OH, no seatbelt and driving under suspension, both misdemeanors.

Nicole Jane Dotson, age 32, 6488 Old St. Mary’s Pike, Parkersburg, WV, warrant for contempt of court, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 23 female inmates and 107 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.