On 24 May 19 Deputy Schwendeman was dispatched to Laurel Ridge Road, Lowell, OH, in reference to a juvenile reporting being struck by a guardian, Theresa Bennett.  The juvenile reported being punched multiple times in the face.  Bennett admitted to striking the child due to the trouble they were having and back talking.  Theresa Diane Bennett, age 66, is being charged with domestic violence and will be scheduled to appear in court.

The following subjects were recently sentenced in Common Pleas Court:

James Luther Carney, Jr., 114 Oak Grove Lane, Marietta, OH, OVI, 3rd-degree felony, 9 months Orient.

Phillip Dale West, Jr., 50510 SR 7, New Matamoras, OH, abusing harmful intoxicants, 2 5th degree felonies, 12 days County Jail.

Heather Sierra Simms, 1932 Hamilton Street, Parkersburg, WV, probation violation, 51 days County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 23 May 19 and Friday 24 May 19:

Miranda Arlete Bonfini, age 31, homeless, contempt of court, a felony.

Denine Lynn Mullins Stewart, age 38, 1210 Hocking Road, Belpre, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor

Taisha Jean Byrd, age 29, 2412 Woodland Avenue, Columbus, OH, 2 counts possession of drugs, and tampering with evidence, felonies, speed and driving under suspension, misdemeanors.

Victoria Lynn Wells, 402 Second Street, Beverly, OH, theft, a felony.

There are currently 33 female inmates and 79 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.