WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 29 JAN 2020


​On 26 Jan 2020 at approximately 0335 hours Deputy Schwendeman responded to 122 Tennis Center Drive, Apt. 37, Marietta, OH, to a report of a male trying to break into the residence.  Deputy Schwendeman was unable to locate the male.  The resident stated the male identified himself as a police officer, stating his name was Officer Ellis while beating on the door, telling her to open it.   The male also stated that he was looking for a male subject, giving the name of the individual to the female.   The individual the male was looking for ​then ​reported Mitchell Rowland had just entered his apartment without permission.  The resident reported an altercation earlier in the evening in Marietta with Rowland.  Deputy Schwendeman spoke with Rowland on the phone and he did state that he ​had been at the apartment, stating he went to the wrong apartment first.  A warrant is being requested for Mitchell Douglas Rowland, age 30, 32101 Cochransville Road, New Matamoras, OH, on a charge of impersonating a peace officer and aggravated burglary. 

On 26 Jan 2020, Deputy Painter began an investigation into a debit card being used by subjects without the permission of the owner.  This case remains under investigation.

On 28 Jan 2020 Sgt. Carr responded to a report of suspected methamphetamine being recovered.  Elizabeth A Lang was behaving in an odd manner and was found to have used methamphetamine.  Lang was arrested on a probation violation and her jacket was found to contain a small baggie of suspected methamphetamine.  Lang acknowledged the jacket belonged to her as well as the methamphetamine.  Lang, age 31, 1009 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail on a charge of possession of drugs.  The total weight of the methamphetamine was less than bulk at 1.91gms.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 28 Jan 2020 and Wednesday 29 Jan 2020:

Duane Merlyn Roe, age 51, 27400 State Route 7, Marietta, OH, probation violation and domestic violence, both felonies.

Nickolaus NMN Sprouse, age 24, homeless, possession of drugs, a felony.

Amanda Asia Wallace, age 25, 101 Leland Avenue, Marietta, OH, theft and burglary, both felonies, and theft, a misdemeanor.

David Lee Slagle, age 38, 4869 Rainbow Road, Lowell, OH, fugitive from justice (Pleasants County).

John William Addlesburger, age 46, 406 Vine Street, New Matamoras, OH, obstructing official business, a misdemeanor.

Josey Cheyenne Barton, age 28, 806 Front Street, Marietta, OH, nonsupport of dependents, breach of recognizance, 2 counts receiving stolen property, all misdemeanors.

Tyler Michael Ludwig, age 31, 400 Walnut Grove, Washington, WV, failure to control a motorcycle, OMVI, both misdemeanors.

Seth Taylor Venham, age 34, 1060 Sugar Run Road, Marietta, OH, possession of drugs, 2 counts, both felonies.

Austina Shae McCartney, age 25, 807 Virginia Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, contempt of court, a felony.

Zohn Joseph Dominick Kelly, age 29, 1313 Latrobe Street, Parkersburg, WV, breach of recognizance and contempt of court, both felonies.

Ashley Cheyenne Bay, age 27, 907 Neal Street, Parkersburg, WV, theft without consent, a felony, and possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.

Kurtis Matthew Walters, age 26, 1455 E. Branch Road, Lowell, OH, having weapons while under disability, a felony.

Crystal R Larrison, age 36, 38 Putnam Place, Marietta, OH, contempt of court, a felony, possession of drugs, and OMVI, both misdemeanors.

There are currently 26 female inmates and 100 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.