WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 26 JUN 19

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On 21 Jun 19 Deputy Brown began an investigation into a scam possibly through Publishers Clearing House.  This case remains under investigation.

On 22 Jun 19 Deputy J McConnell began an investigation in Belpre Township in reference to a possible domestic.  In speaking with all parties this was determined to be unfounded.

On 22 Jun 19 Deputy J McConnell was dispatched to Wesley Township in reference to an assault.  In meeting with all parties a refusal to prosecute was signed.

On 24 Jun 19 Lt. Hunter began an investigation in reference to identity fraud/theft.  This case remains under investigation.

On 24 Jun 19 Deputy Zide responded to Decatur Township to a report of an assault.  The individuals involved refused to prosecute in this investigation.

On 25 Jun 19 Sgt. Parks was dispatched to 8615 State Route 821, Lower Salem, in reference to Shawn Souther calling for help.  Deputies responded and located Souther on the back porch of the residence.  At that time Souther stated that he was on the porch when Daniel Adams came outside and pointed a black .38 caliber handgun at him.  Souther was in fear that Adams was going to shoot him.  Attempts at the Adams residence were made, however no one would come to the door.  A short time later Adams did speak with Deputies, however he denied pointing a gun at Souther.  Adams stated his handgun was in his vehicle, however in speaking with other individuals, the handgun was found inside the residence, near where Adams would have access.   Daniel Benson Adams, age 69, was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated menacing.  Adams was transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 26 Jun 19 Deputy White responded to storage buildings on SR 555, Bartlett, OH, that had been broken into.  This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 25 Jun 19 and Wednesday 26 Jun 19:

Robert Edward Carpenter, Jr., age 19, homeless, criminal damaging and theft, both misdemeanors.

Jacob Joseph Huck, age 26, 101 Groves Avenue, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Derek Eugen Petry, age 39, 260 Mechanic Street, Macksburg, OH, aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony.

There are currently 23 female inmates and 84 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.