WCSO NEWS RELEASES 28 FEB 19

On 25 Feb 19 Deputy A McConnell met with Benjamin Brown, Rocky Point Road, Fleming, regarding the theft of a license plate.  This case remains under investigation. On 26 Feb 19 Deputy A McConnell responded to 2800 Beach Drive, Lot 72, Belpre, OH, in reference to

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 27 FEB 19

On 24 Feb 19 Deputies Hall, Hill and Brown responded to 2195 Layman Road, Vincent, OH, to a call regarding Destry Todd and Elizabeth Greathouse.  Deputies met with Darries Smith who stated Todd and Greathouse, who live in the basement of the residence, had been arguing

STARR JOHNSON – WARRANT OF THE WEEK 27 FEB 19

Starr Asia Johnson DO NOT ATTEMPT TO APPREHEND CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY Felony Warrant Charge: Probation Violation Original Charge:  Theft Address: 908 Fourth Street, Marietta, OH Age: 22 DOB: 08/27/1996 Height: 5’9″ Weight: 175 lbs. Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown Scars/Marks/Tattoos: N/A CONTACT LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY IF

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 26 FEB 19

The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office: Edie J. Best, 280 Greene Street, Newport, OH, failure to appear on a theft charge. Jeffrey Koch, 529 Smith Avenue, Canton, OH, possession of marijuana. Jamie A. Barton, 65 Oregon Drive, Vienna, WV, breach of

‘Publishers Clearing House’ SCAM

There is another scam in Washington County involving fake ‘Publishers Clearing House’ phone calls. The scammer will convince the victim to send money in multiple ways including Amazon gift cards and writing checks. The scammers will then send what looks like a valid check to you

Help Identify

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in identifying the female subject in this picture below in reference to a counterfeit bill case. Anyone with any information regarding this individual please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 740-376-7070 ext 0. Thank you for your

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 25 FEB 19

On 20 Feb 19 Deputy McKee spoke with Sally Morse, Culver Run Road, Waterford, OH, in reference to damage to her Chevy vehicle, and an item removed from the vehicle.  This case remains under investigation. On 20 Feb 19 Lt. Augenstein began an investigation in reference to stolen

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 22 FEB 19

On 21 Feb 19 Sgt. McGilton requested a summons be issued for Shane Michael Hardie, age 43, 120 Ward Street, Marietta, OH, for failing to restrain his dangerous dog.  Contact was made contact with Hardie at his residence, 120 Ward Street, Marietta, Ohio.  While reviewing the

FACEBOOK “sheriff larry” SCAM

A Facebook account under the name “sheriff larry” has been messaging people advertising an assistance program. This is not Sheriff Mincks! This is a scam! The message states, “This is a program specifically placed for those who need assistance paying their bills, buying a home, starting

Air Purifier/Gift Card SCAM

There have been reports in Washington County of a blue Chrysler van going around to houses and asking homeowners to look at an air purifier. In exchange, they will offer a gift card. If you have questions, please call dispatch, 24/7 non-emergency line, at 740-376-7070, x