WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 30 NOV 18

The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office: Joshua Amos Gibson, 821 Quincey Street, Parkersburg, WV, probation violation on a domestic violence charge. Martin Dean Welch, probation violation. Erica Jean Wall, 605 Tenth Street, Marietta, OH, failure to appear on a possession of

Jonathan Ahart apprehended in Wood County, WV

Ahart With the assistance of the Wood County Sheriff’s Department and the Parkersburg Police Department, Parkersburg, WV, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was able to apprehend Jonathan Dale Ahart, age 40, 251 Poplar Street, Davisville, WV. Ahart was charged along with Gabrielle Chaffin, John Decker,  and

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 29 NOV 18

On 27 Nov 18 Sgt. Holbert responded to Newport Township in reference to a possible temporary protection order violation.  In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded. The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office: Tera S. Deem, 300 Ivy

Special News Release 29 Nov 18

On 27 Nov 18 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting William McFall, New Matamoras, OH, needed a squad as he appeared to be severely beaten and possibly shot. McFall had driven to a safe location and law enforcement was then notified.  The Newport

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 28 NOV 18

On 23 Nov 18 Deputy Young responded to 130 Mill Street, Waterford, Ohio, to a welfare check.  The juvenile at the home stated the adults had returned home intoxicated.  The juvenile and Justin Ashcraft became involved in an argument and Ashcraft told the juvenile to leave

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 27 NOV 18

On 23 Nov 18 Sgt. Parks was dispatched to 330 Browns Road, Marietta, OH, to a report of 2 subjects involved in a fight.  Sgt. Parks met with subjects at the residence where Melissa Warrener and Jeffrey Worstell reside.  Warrener stated that Worstell came home from

Sheriff Castle’s Passing

“Our thoughts and prayers go to the family of former Athens County Sheriff Vern Castle on his recent passing. Vern was always a true friend of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement.” – Sheriff Mincks

911 Line Issues

Please be advised, if you are calling 911 from a Verizon wireless phone you may experience difficulties communicating with the dispatch center. We are working along with the 911 resolution center to fix this problem as soon as possible. In the meantime, please contact the Washington

Power Outage 11/24

This is from the Washington Electric Cooperative: Our Rinard Mills, Dart, and Marietta substations are experiencing an outage. At this time the cause is unknown, but we are investigating and will post updates as they become available.

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 23 NOV 18

On 19 Nov 18 Lt. Augenstein responded to Marietta Township in reference to a domestic violence incident.  In speaking with all parties involved this incident was determined to be unfounded. On 21 Nov 18 Deputies Brown and Carr, along with the St. Mary’s, Newport and Reno