WCSO NEWS RELEASES 4 FEB 19
On 30 Jan 19 Humane Officer McIntire and Sgt. McGilton responded to 922 Front Street, Lot M9A, Marietta, Ohio, in reference to 2 dogs being locked inside a camper without being checked on for several days. 2 dogs were observed through a window, at which time a search warrant was obtained for the residence/camper. Sgt. McGilton and McIntire entered the camper noting the smell of feces and urine was unbearable, and feces also covering the entire floor. A Bulldog/Beagle dog, a Pitbull/Boxer dog and an African Dwarf frog were found to be inside. Both dogs were found to have urine scalding on their paws from the living conditions. One dog was of decent body condition, however the other dog was thin and both dogs were dehydrated. The fish tank was found to be low on water and completely green making it hard to see anything was inside. Two dog bowls and a pan was inside the camper, however neither contained food or water. The Bulldog/Beagle owner had Christina Geipe caring for his dog, which she agreed to. Geipe had obtained the Pitbull/Boxer dog in December 2018, and placed it in the camper with the other dog.
During an interview, Geipe stated the dogs were fed daily and the frog was fed twice a day. Geipe stated she was at the camper the evening prior. Geipe was informed that was impossible as tape had been placed on the door and it had not been disturbed.
During the interview process, Geipe admitted she had not been to the camper to care for the animals in approximately three weeks. Geipe stated 3 weeks ago she left the dogs with two bowls of food and one container of water. Geipe stated she had planned to come to the camper on this date. A summons was requested for Christina Geipe, age 37, 1606 Hill Street, Apt. C, Belpre, OH, for two counts of cruelty to companion animals. All animals were removed from the camper and Geipe surrendered any rights she had to the animals.
On 1 Feb 19 Deputy Sheaves was transporting Jeremy Warrior Coleman, age 34, back to Washington County on a warrant out of Juvenile Court. Coleman began acting out in the rear of the Sheriff’s Office vehicle by kicking the passenger side rear window. Coleman continued kicking the window until the entire back window was out. Upon Deputy Sheaves arrival in close proximity to the Jail, Coleman began climbing out of the back window. Deputy Sheaves at that time stopped the vehicle in which Coleman’s torso was out of the vehicle. Assistance was given by other Deputies in which they gained control of Coleman and transported him to the Washington County Jail for processing. Coleman is being charged with felony escape and vandalism.
On 1 Feb 19 Sgt. McGilton along with other Deputies responded to a Belpre Township, Little Hocking, in reference to Jasmine Sands calling 911 advising she needed help as she was being held against her will. Sands left the residence and met with Deputies. Sands advised Sgt. McGilton she had met a male subject on social media and spoke with him on the social media messaging app, then changed her story that she messaged him on the cell phone. Sands stated the male subject met her in Columbus and they returned to Washington County. Sands made other accusations about her time at the residence, however in questioning Sands further she finally admitted that she wanted to return to Montana and was scared and that she was there of her own free will. Jasmine Love Sands, age 18, homeless, was placed under arrest for filing a false report.
On 2 Feb 19 Junior Swick, Anderson Road, Fleming, OH, reported to Deputy J McConnell that a building on the property had been broken into and items removed. This case remains under investigation.
On 2 Feb 19 Lt. Augenstein was dispatched to the Washington County Juvenile Center in reference a juvenile fleeing the center and possibly being involved in an altercation. Deputies arrived at the location and following a brief foot chase the juvenile was taken back into custody. The juvenile is facing charges of escape and vandalism of government property through Washington County Juvenile Court.
On 2 Feb 19 Deputy Jones conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by William Klintworth. Upon approaching the driver, a strong odor of alcohol was coming from the person/vehicle of Klintworth. William Thomas Klintworth, age 55, was placed under arrest on 2 counts of driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs and tail light illumination violation. Klintworth was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing where he refused to submit to testing.
On 3 Feb 19 Deputy Brown issued a citation to Jaymie G. Sayre, 1924 SR 550, Cutler, for expired registration.