WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 20 MAR 19

On 16 Mar 19 Deputy White completed a private property accident report where Benjamin Huntsman, Newport, OH, reported his vehicle struck in the parking lot at the Whipple Tavern.  Witnesses observed the crash and the other subject fled the scene.  This case remains under investigation. On

KIDNAPPING SCAM

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has received information regarding a Virtual Kidnapping Scam. Follow the link to read the information the FBI has published about this scam. https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/virtual-kidnapping

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 18 MAR 19

On 15 Mar 19 Deputy Zide was dispatched to 912 Park Avenue, New Matamoras, to a report of a possible burglary.  Noah Glover, age 18, 400 Main Street, New Matamoras, reported seeing someone stealing items out of the residence.  Over the course of several hours, additional

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 15 MAR 19

On 8 Mar 19 Deputy Zide requested a warrant be issued for Preston Von Archie, age 27, 171 Mill Branch Road, Belpre, OH, on a charge of endangering children and domestic violence.  On 6 Feb 19 Deputy Zide responded to a report that Archie had abused

Designated O’Driver

Each year, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated with plenty o’ green beer. Unfortunately, it often ends with risky drunk drivers taking to the streets when the parties end. Drunk driving accounts for nearly one-third of vehicle-related fatalities in the United States. This St. Patrick’s Day weekend,

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper

Information and picture from Ohio Going Blue, Facebook Thoughts and prayers needed for an Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper. A trooper (Marietta, Ohio) was hit while inside his vehicle during a traffic stop by a semi. The Trooper is alert. We will keep you updated as we

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 14 MAR 19

On 8 Mar 19 Lt. Hunter met with James Greenwood, Greenwood Oil LLC, who reported a trailer stolen from Lawrence Township.  This case remains under investigation. On 8 Mar 19 Sgt. Reeder responded to 199 Culver Run Road, Waterford, Ohio in regards to a criminal damaging

WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 13 MAR 19

On 7 Mar 19 Deputy J McConnell began an investigation in Barlow Township in reference to an assault and possible unruly juvenile(s).  This case remains under investigation. On 8 Mar 19 Sgt. Holbert observed damage to a vehicle parked at the Belpre Park and Ride.  Sgt.

Update on Phone Line

At this time, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office non emergency line is back up and working. Thank you.

Non Emergency Phone Line

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is currently experiencing phone line issues. Our non emergency line is not working. Our IT department is working on this issue at this time. Be advised that our 911 lines are still working. Thank you.