WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 23SEP 19

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On 16 Sep 19 Deputy White began an investigation into a domestic incident involving a juvenile.   Charges were filed on the juvenile for domestic violence.

On 17 Sep 19 Deputy Painter was working the Washington County Jail when Shawn Paul Tackitt, age, 39, 12115 N 1-35 SVC Road, Oklahoma City, OK, was brought into the Washington County Jail. An active warrant was found for Tackitt out of the State of Oklahoma for probation violation.  Tackitt was charged with being a fugitive from justice.

On 17 Sep 19 Sgt. McGilton requested a summons be issued to Michelle Dawn Preston, age 46, 115 N. Hart Street, Apt. 10, Marietta, Ohio, for failing to restrain her dogs and for failing to register them.  Preston had these same dogs registered in 2018 but failed to register them for 2019, stating she forgot.  On 14 Sep 19 two of Preston’s dogs got loose from her residence and attacked a neighbor’s dog.  Preston’s neighbor was walking their dog on a leash when this occurred.  Preston admitted her dogs were loose when this occurred.

On 17 Sep 19 Deputy Hall responded to 1224 Drag Strip Road, Belpre, Ohio, in reference to Amber Johnson reporting Kenneth Johnson came into her residence and took her cell phone and left.  Amber stated that Kenneth has never lived at this address.  Kenneth arrived while Deputy Hall was on scene and returned the phone to Deputy Hall.  Kenneth states he brought his children to the home and followed them inside the residence.  Kenneth further states he viewed messages on Amber’s phone so he took the phone to review them.  Kenneth E. Johnson, age 34, 4241 Ireland Road, Coolville, OH, was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail, charged with burglary.

On 17 Sep 19 Deputy Carr met with Marietta Township representative in reference to a utility trailer that was stolen from the Mount Tom Road location.  This case remains under investigation.

On 17 Sep 19 Lt Hunter and Deputy Hall responded to 16131 State Route 821, Macksburg, OH, in reference to an active domestic violence situation between Shelly and Gary Mitchell.  Shelly advised Gary left just before Deputies arrived. Shelly states she and Gary got into an argument that turned physical, in which Gary grabbed her by her chin and pushed her.  Shelly said she went to stop Gary from leaving and Gary punched her in the face and then left.  Neighbors nearby heard the commotion and went outside to see what was going on.  The neighbors reported that Gary began yelling at them, swerving his vehicle towards them, and attempted to hit them with his open car door, yelling that he would be back because he owed them one and would get them later.  A traffic stop was conducted on Gary by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Deputies arrived to assist and upon trying to talk to Gary he was yelling and screaming obscenities while deputies were trying to talk to him.  After trying to communicate with Gary, deputies advised him he was under arrest, at which time Gary told deputies he was not under arrest.  Deputies were attempting to handcuff Gary while he was forcefully pulling away not complying with their orders.  After Gary was in custody he stated he was having a heart attack at which time he was taken for medical treatment, which he refused.  Gary L. Mitchell, age 49, was transported to the Washington County Jail and charged with domestic violence, 2 counts of aggravated menacing, and resisting arrest.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 20 Sep 19 and Monday 23 Sep 19:

Dacoda Thomas Wilson, age 25, 223 Green Street Apt. 5, Marietta, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Tyrone Anthony Taylor, age 54, 112 Sylvan Way, Marietta, OH, 4 counts aggravated menacing, misdemeanors, and 4 counts abduction, all felonies.

Jason Joe Haught, age 39, 99 Cherry Hill Lane, Belpre, OH, assault, a misdemeanor.

Cheryl Renee Naylor, age 27, 201 Bell Meadow Drive, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Justin Brian Hines, age 22, 106 Devol Drive, Marietta, OH, possession of drugs, 3 counts, all felonies, and driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Carla Marie Brooks, age 49, 276 Ridgewood Court, Apt. A, Marietta, OH, burglary, a felony, criminal damaging and theft, both misdemeanors.

Scott Matthew Armstrong, age 38, 14320 State Route 339, Waterford, OH, aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor.

Teri Lynn Long, age 42, 2955 Wells Road, Waterford, OH, no operator’s license, a misdemeanor.

Eldon Ray Pierce Jr., age 43, homeless, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Tiffanie Anne Keyes, age 34, 224 Daisy Lane, Ravenswood, WV, tampering with evidence and possession of drugs, both felonies, drug paraphernalia and possession of drugs, both misdemeanors.

There are currently 20 female inmates and 99 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.