WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 17 JAN 2020

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On 17 Jan 2020 Deputy Brown, along with numerous deputies, responded to 20470 State Route 60, Waterford, OH, in reference to a report of a man with a knife. Christopher Drayer reported Michael Diamond, a disgruntled employee, was walking around the parking lot with a knife.  Drayer stated Diamond was upset about work and paychecks and came to the business to discuss his concerns.  While talking, a verbal argument followed between the two, with Diamond taking hold of Drayer’s jacket close to Drayer’s throat. Diamond then produced a knife and brought it up in close proximity to Drayer’s throat. Drayer was able to get away from Diamond and call 911. Diamond stated to deputies that he was upset about his paycheck situation and stated he had quit yesterday. A knife in a sheath, with approximately a 3” in length blade, was observed on his waistline and was taken as evidence.  Diamond did advise that he pulled the knife out, but kept it down by his side, stating he did that in response to Drayer grabbing ahold of him.  Michael Lee Diamond, age 62, 555 Sandridge Road, Waterford, OH, was placed arrest for felonious assault and aggravated menacing, and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 16 Jan 2020 and Friday 17 Jan 2020:

Tiffany Jean McPherson, age 38, 230 Greenbrier Circle, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Ashley Renee Bules, age 25, 121 Wells Avenue, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Shawn Eugene Covey, age 42, homeless, breach of recognizance, and making false alarms, both misdemeanors.

Robert Allen Courtney, age 34, 240 Hillcrest Drive, Apt. 51, Marietta, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Joy Jo Headley, age 42, 115 Veto Road, Belpre, OH, parole violation, a felony.

Christopher Nathan Maas, age 26, homeless, 3 counts probation violation, all misdemeanors.

John Edgar Jacoby, age 39, 4304 14th Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, possession of drugs, 2 counts, both felonies, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

Jessica Marie Ruble, age 33, 2355 Barnett Ridge Road, Fleming, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Michael Lee Diamond, age 62, 555 Sandridge Road, Waterford, OH, felonious assault, a felony, and aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 19 female inmates and 90 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.