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

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,

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.

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

‘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

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

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

Wind Advisory

WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 8 PM EST SUNDAY. * WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * TIMING...Sunday into Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow

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

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

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

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 21 FEB 19

On 20 Feb 19 Deputy A McConnell began an investigation in Barlow Township in reference to a possible financial scam over the internet.  This case remains under investigation. On 20 Feb 19 Deputy McKee conducted

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 20 FEB 19

On 17 Feb 19 Lt. Augenstein and Sgt. Holbert responded to the Hickory Grove store, 5525 State Route 339, Vincent, Ohio, to a possible disturbance in the parking lot.  Dispatch obtained information that the subjects

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 19 FEB 19

On 14 Feb 19 Deputies Hill and Hall responded to the 12300 block of State Route 7 in reference a vehicle parked at that location having the windows broken out.  This case remains under investigation.