On 16 Dec 19 at approximately 2037 hrs. Lacee Jay Butler was brought to the Washington County Jail on charges of possessing drug abuse instruments and receiving stolen property.  While in the receiving hallway, Butler was asked if she had anything such as drugs or weapons on her person, with Butler replying she did not have anything illegal.  On 21 Dec 19 Washington County Jail Officers learned that Butler had brought drugs into the jail, and she still was in possession of the drugs.  Butler was interviewed and acknowledged swallowing the drugs when she was arrested and that they were still inside her body. Butler was given medical attention shortly thereafter.  Butler, age 36, lka: homeless, was charged with illegal conveyance into a detention facility, a third-degree felony.

On 19 Dec 19 Sgt. Reeder began an investigation into a subject’s debit card being compromised.  This case remains under investigation.

On 19 Dec 19 Lt. Hunter began an investigation into a possible violation of a protection order.  This case remains under investigation.

On 22 Dec 19 Deputy Aultman met with Tammy Zink, Camelot Road, Belpre, OH, in reference to a stolen 2006 Jeep Liberty.  This case remains under investigation.

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

Alecia Dawn Kitts, age 33, 140 ½ Clifton Street, Marietta, OH, improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle and having weapons under disability, felonies, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors.

Amanda Cheyenne Wigal, age 30, 508 Ridge Street, Belpre, OH, possession of drugs, 2 counts, both felonies.

Brandon J Murphy, age 42, 5 Columbia Drive, East Fulton, OH, loose dog and failure to register a dog, both misdemeanors.

Sasha Nicole Villega, age 38, 5 Columbia Drive, East Fulton, OH, failure to restrain and failure to register, both misdemeanors.

David Obrien Wells, age 31, 2364 Sealy Ridge Road, Vincent, OH, aggravated assault, a felony, out of Franklin County.

Iesha Rachelle McFadden, age 23, 411 East Spring Street, Marietta, OH, tampering with evidence, a felony, theft, possessing drug abuse instruments, obstructing official business, and criminal trespass, all misdemeanors.

William Roland Talkington, age 32, 125 County Road 9, Apt. C2, Marietta, OH, probation violation, 2 counts, both misdemeanors.

Richard Curtis Decker, Jr., age 62, 708 Front Street, Apt. 14, Marietta, OH, rape, a felony.

Michael James Farnsworth, age 30, 809 Front Street, Marietta, OH, domestic violence, a felony.

There are currently 25 female inmates and 84 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.