WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 19 APR 19

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On 18 Apr 19 Sgt. McGilton filed charges for failure to register and 4 counts of prohibitions concerning companion animals (cruelty to animals) on Johnathon David Isner, age 28, 2710 Laurel Ridge Road, Lowell, OH.  On 10 Apr 19 Deputy H Tornes and Sgt. McGilton responded to 2710 Laurel Ridge Road, Lowell, OH, in reference to a report of two emaciated dogs on this property.  In plain view, Deputies observed a 4-5-year-old male mixed breed dog tied to a tree.  This dog was extremely emaciated hips, backbone and ribs protruding.  This dog scored a 3 of 9 on the body condition scale.  A container of water, but no food or shelter were found in the area within reach of the dog.  A 7-year-old female mixed breed dog was observed tied to a porch in plain view.  Every bone in the dog’s body was observed protruding from a distance.  This dog was severely emaciated and scored a 2 of 9 on the body condition scale.  There were four nursing puppies approximately 5-6 weeks old with this dog, which were all malnourished.  The puppies scored 3-3.5 of 9 on the body condition scale.  The puppies attempted to nurse, but the female dog did not appear to have any milk as she was too emaciated.   An attempt to contact the homeowner met with negative results.  While knocking at the door another dog was seen inside and appeared to be in decent body condition.  Isner arrived while deputies were at the residence and he advised these were his animals.  Two adult dogs and four puppies were removed from the property and taken for medical treatment.

On 17 Apr 19 at approximately 1119 hours Deputy H Tornes responded to 804 Grant Avenue, Belpre, OH, in regards to two dogs at this residence, which were tethered outside without food, water, and shelter.   It was reported that these dogs were left outside in the same or similar conditions every day from 7 a.m. to dusk, even in the direct sun.  Deputy Tornes observed the two dogs in plain view, with no form of shelter or shade.  The dogs appeared to be tangled around a fire pit and a child’s bike.  Verification was made through the Washington County Auditor’s Office that the dogs were not registered.  The dogs were seized and a notice of a hearing was left with a subject at the home.   Contact was made with Taylor M. Dye, age 21, who confirmed she owned both dogs and had not registered them as she believed she had until they were six months old.  A summons is being requested for Dye for failing to register his two dogs and 2 counts of cruelty to companion animals.

The following warrants were processed at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:

James Nemo Lee Croston, 300 Buckeye Ridge Road, Chesterhill, OH, failure to appear on a child support case.

Kyle Matthew Stafford, 700 ½ Cisler Drive, Apt. A, Marietta, OH, failure to appear on a child support case.

Jordan Levi Walker, Marietta, OH, failure to appear on trafficking in drugs charge.

Clark Evan Westbrook, homeless, failure to appear on a receiving stolen property charge.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between and Wednesday 17 Apr 19 and Thursday 18 Apr 19:

Levi Scott Jarvis, age 21, 106 Meadowcrest Lane, Little Hocking, OH, carrying a concealed weapon, failure to comply, possession of drugs, hit skip/leave the scene of an accident, all felonies, OVI, no operator’s license, reckless operation, failure to comply, all misdemeanors.

Uriah NMN Gregg, age 21, 9560 Crews Lane, Chesterhill, OH, probation violation and theft, misdemeanors.

Jeffrey Grant Wayne Powers, age 29, 411 ½ Third Street, Marietta, OH, contempt of court, a misdemeanor.

Linda Elizabeth Slonaker Lasure, age 36, SR 260, New Matamoras, OH, interference with custody.

John Aaron Givens, age 38, 207 Aurora Avenue, Apt. B, Marietta, OH, burglary, a felony, obstructing official business and direct contempt, both misdemeanors.

Chrystal Nadine Glessner, age 32, 606 Florence Street, Belpre, OH, theft of drugs, a felony.

William Roland Talkington, age 32, 1205 County House Lane, Apt. B, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Kelsey Danielle Gossett, age 27, 2601 Underwood Drive, Belpre, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Colton Todd Sturtz, age 25, 75 Fox Creek Road, Apt. 8, New Concord, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Michael James Farnsworth, age 30, homeless, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 23 female inmates and 109 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.