WCSO NEWS RELEASES 31 DEC 18

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On 27 Dec 18, Deputy Jones issued a traffic citation to Markus Lee Mounts, 712 Belford Street, Caldwell, OH, for driving on a suspended license.

On 28 Dec 18 Sgt. Holbert met with Shelly Holbrooks in reference to an altercation.   Holbrooks was confronted by Dana and Misty Cottrill who were driving in front of her on Robinson Hill Road.  Holbrooks states Dana stopped and exited his vehicle.  Dana then began striking her vehicle with his fist, denting the hood.  Holbrooks exited her vehicle at which time Misty also exited Dana’s vehicle.  Misty and Holbrooks were then involved in a physical altercation by the roadway.  Crystal Thomas, a passenger in Holbrooks’ vehicle, tried to stop the altercation at which time Dana pushed Crystal to the ground.   Sgt. Holbert is requesting summons be issued for Dana A. Cottrill, age 47, 2622 Robinson Hill Road, Marietta, OH, for disorderly conduct and criminal damaging.  Misty Dawn Cottrill, 2622 Robinson Hill Road, Marietta, OH, and Shelly Ann Holbrooks, age 46, 150 Camelot Road, Lot 34, Belpre, OH, for disorderly conduct.

On 28 Dec 18 Deputy Brown issued a traffic citation to Zachary L. McMullen, 1001 Elm Street, Parkersburg, WV, for driving on a suspended driver’s license and driving left of center.

On 29 Dec 18  Deputy Hall responded to 28535 State Route 7, Marietta, Ohio, in reference to marijuana found at the residence belonging to Zachary Hearn.  The marijuana was weighed for a total of 6.78 grams.  A summons is being requested for Zachary T. Hearn, age 22, for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On 30 Dec 18 Deputy Schwendeman was on routine patrol on State Route 550 near Salster Road.  A traffic offense was observed and a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle driven by Troy Wittekind.  Once contact was made an odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected on/or about Wittekind’s person.  Wittekind was also driving on an expired operator’s license as of 11/2016. Wittekind performed standard field sobriety tests, which he did with poor performance.  Troy Shane Wittekind, age 50, 2016 Warren Chapel Road, Fleming, OH, was placed under arrest for driving under the influence, no operator’s license, expired plates and marked lanes.  Wittekind was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 30 Dec 18 Captain Rhodes issued a traffic citation to Tisha R. Bettinger, 712 Clement Avenue, Belpre, OH, for failure to wear a seatbelt and Shelden D. Hill, Joy Road, Athens, OH, for failure to reinstate an operator’s license.

On 31 Dec 18 Deputy McKee responded to a possible domestic incident in Warren Township.  In speaking with all parties it was determined to be unfounded.

On 31 Dec 18 Sgt. McGilton requested a summons be issued for Elmer Wenzel, age 56, 17977 State Route 26, Reno, OH for failing to restrain his dogs.  On 25 Dec 18 Wenzel’s two dogs ran loose from his property and onto a neighbor’s property, chasing the cattle, causing the cattle to run through fencing and onto a neighbor’s property.

The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail between 26 Dec 18 and 31 Dec 18:

Johnathan David Harshbarger, age 31, 17920 State Route 550, Marietta, OH, domestic violence 2 counts, misdemeanors,  kidnapping and disrupting public service, both felonies.

Brittany Marie Karcher, age 31, 240 Hillcrest Drive, Apt. 66, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Andrew Wayne Hutchins, age 30, 4050 Center Street, New Marshfield, OH, parole violation, a felony.

Danielle Ann Vanwey, age 35, 701 Virginia Street, Marietta, OH, theft and probation violation, both misdemeanors.

Christopher Scott Holder, age 34, 4755 Waterford Road, Marietta, OH, theft and probation violation, both misdemeanors.

Jeremy Wayne Campbell, age 37, 106 Seventh Street, Beverly, OH, aggravated burglary, a felony, driving under suspension, fictitious plates, failure to display, 2 counts assault, all misdemeanors.

Kristin Lynn McGuire, age 44, 576 McGill Road, Vincent, OH, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Jeremy Adam Stone, age 38, 4753 State Route 339, Vincent, OH, speed, 2 counts probation violation and driving under suspension, all misdemeanors.

Casey Troy Carpenter, age 22, 970 Dixon Ridge Road, Lowell, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Michael Anthony Karcher, age 29, 706 9th Street, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Daniel Lee Francis, age 34, 130 Kern Drive, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Crystal L Thomas, age 33, 62 Brush Road, Marietta, OH, assault, a misdemeanor.

Jasmine Hope Henthorne, age 22, 18260 Dudley Road, Caldwell, OH, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Jason Homer Malone, age 41, 6615 Cleveland Road, Lot E4, Ravenna, OH, parole violation, domestic violence and kidnapping, felonies, domestic violence a misdemeanor.

Troy Shane Wittekind, age 50, 490 Water Street, Lowell, OH, driving under the influence, no operator’s license, expired plates and marked lanes, all misdemeanors.

Nakitann Marie Dunn, age 27, 95 Mound Street, Parkersburg, WV, no operator’s license and speed, both misdemeanors.

Samantha Rae James, age 27, 623 Lulu Street, Parkersburg, WV, theft, and drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

Casey Steven Taylor, age 27, 4060 Sugar Run Road, Marietta, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Nathan Scott Tewkesbury, age 33, 521 Barclay Street, Belpre, OH, criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.

Jessica Dawn Drake, age 31, 113 Dayton Road, Marietta, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 16 female inmates and 90 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.