WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 30 OCT 19

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On 25 Oct 19 Sgt. McKee responded to Marietta Motors, 25935 State Route 7, Marietta, OH, to a report of a stolen motor vehicle.  The car lot owner, Travis Westfall, reported the motor vehicle, a black 2005 Ford F150, was taken between 10/23/19 and 10/25/19.  On 28 Oct 19 Fairmont Police Department had located this vehicle and had arrested a Melanie A. Blake for receiving stolen property.  On 29 Oct 19 Blake was interviewed about the vehicle and she admitted to having possession, however, she denied taking it from the lot.  A search of the vehicle revealed letters from Blake to her boyfriend.  The letters reveal that Blake had tried to “boost” a motor vehicle, but she got scared.  She further wrote, “finaly got my truck its real nice black with left kit 5-150 tonell cover”.  The vehicle also had a stolen registration attached to it, and there appeared to be other stolen items in the vehicle, which she stated were from stores.  A warrant was requested and issued for Melanie Ann Blake, age 45, 20 Benton Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, for breaking and entering and theft of a motor vehicle.

On 27 Oct 19 Deputy Young began an investigation in Warren Township in reference to 2 concrete lawn lions stolen from the residence.  This case remains under investigation.

On 27 Oct 19 Deputy Brown began an investigation into counterfeit money being passed in Washington County.  This case remains under investigation.

On 29 Oct 19 Deputy Zide began an investigation into a possible missing female as she had not been heard from.  After completing the investigation the female was located and had returned home.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 28 Oct 19 and Wednesday 30 Oct 19:

Philip Allen Motley, age 34, 169 Second Lane, Belpre, OH, driving under suspension and no seatbelt, both misdemeanors.

Levi Harrison Reynolds, age 25, 4755 Veto Road, Vincent, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Mark Evan Macaulay, age 38, 2414 Norris Avenue, Belpre, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Robert Jonathan Huffman, age 38, 797 Channel Lane, Marietta, OH, criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.

Jessica Antoinette-Rodell Carpenter, age 39, 65 Church Street, Vincent, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Hence Keith Sesco, age 44, 12006 Opie Lane, Fulks Run, VA, driving under the influence, refusing to submit to test/commercial operator’s license 2 counts, all misdemeanors.

Austin Lloyd Valentino, age 22, 514 Whites Road, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Matthew Baron Hahn, age 47, 504 Whites Road, Marietta, OH, contempt of court.

Andrew Douglas Snihur, age 30, 981 River Road, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Jessica Marie Craig, age 20, 3835 Highland Ridge Road, Lowell, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Clarice Lavonne Byers, age 79, 305 Gale Avenue, Newport, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Sheila Kay Depue, age 54, 400 6th Street, Belpre, OH, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, a misdemeanor.

Damian Wade Semon, age 46, 514 Sago Avenue, Ft. Myers, FL, driving under OVI suspension, speed and possession of drugs, all misdemeanors.

Kelly Jane Farnsworth, age 31, 209 Fearing Street, Marietta, OH, criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.

Wesley Ian Miller, age 32, 12020 Waterford Road, Waterford, OH, possession of drugs, a felony.

There are currently 19 female inmates and 97 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.