On 5 Nov 18 Deputy A McConnell began an investigation in Salem Township in reference to packages stolen from the mailbox.  This case remains under investigation.

On 4 Nov 18 Deputy Metts began an investigation at the Newport United Methodist Church involving items stolen and the church being entered.  This case remains under investigation.

On 6 Nov 18 Deputy A McConnell responded to Orchard Road, Newport Township in reference to a private property accident involving a Brian Hess.  Hess advised that he went into the building belongings to Mark Hickman, State Route 60, Lowell, OH, and took an ATV side by side to ride.  Hess stated he drove the side-by-side towards Newport because he was going to get gas and return it. Hickman was contacted and advised he did not give permission for anyone to go into this building and take the side by side.  Brian Denver Hess, age 42, lka: 1107 Cisler Lane, Marietta, Ohio, was placed under arrest for breaking and entering and theft and transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

Adrianna L. Smith, 98 Boaz Gardens, #38, Williamstown, WV, failure to appear on a driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs charge.

Ray A. Ault Jr., 43703 Bondi Ridge Road, Woodsfield, OH, failure to appear on a child support case.

John Hoy, 302 Walnut Street, Belpre, OH, probation violation on a possessing drug abuse instruments charge.

Nathan L. Steele, 505 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, OH, probation violation on a criminal damaging charge, and probation violation on a driving under suspension charge.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 5 Nov 18 and Tuesday 6 Nov 18:

Chase Luther Wyli Simmons, age 33, 401 Lancaster Street, Marietta, OH, parole violation, a felony.

Steven Keith Fordyce, age 28, 263 Maple Shade Ct., Mineral Wells, WV, breaking and entering and theft from elderly, felonies.

Janet Marie Gibbs, age 47, homeless, contempt-failure to appear, a misdemeanor.

David Eric West, age 36, 35 Aqua Circle, Parkersburg, WV, improper handling firearms in MV, possession of drugs, possess of marijuana, all felonies, carrying concealed weapon, possessing drug abuse instruments, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, fictitious plates, traffic signal violation, expired plates, all misdemeanors.

Brian Denver Hess, age 42, homeless, breaking and entering and theft, both felonies.

Joshua Daniel Sciance, age 31, 243 Muskingum Drive, Marietta, OH, contempt of court, failure to appear out of Noble County.

There are currently 19 female inmates and 97 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.