WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 12 FEB 2020
On 8 Feb 2020 at approximately 1744 hours Deputy Peters and Deputy Schwendeman responded to 6658 Archers Fork Road, Newport, OH, to a report of someone breaking into Richard Knowlton’s residence. Deputy Schwendeman arrived and observed the front door wide open, with the door knob removed from the door. Nothing was reported missing at the time, just items moved around. John Addlesburger was mentioned as a person of interest, as he had been in the residence in the past without permission, and was advised not to return by law enforcement at that time. Deputies located John and he admitted to being in the residence and removing the door knob from the front door. John stated that he wanted to check the residence for damage. John William Addlesburger, age 46, 406 Vine Street, New Matamoras, OH, will be issued a summons through Marietta Municipal Court for criminal trespassing.
On 9 Feb 2020 Deputy Allender responded to West Street, Belpre, OH, to a report of possible squatters in an abandoned structure. The property owner was not interested in filing charges in this case. Case will be marked closed.
On 10 Feb 2020 Deputy Brown began an investigation in Muskingum Township in reference to illegal dumping. This case remains under investigation.
On 10 February 2020 Deputy McConnell responded to 318 Reynolds Lane, Vincent, OH, to a report of Erin Hendrickson at the residence and she is not to be there. The homeowner was taking photographs of Hendrickson in the vehicle in the driveway, which upset Hendrickson. Hendrickson then began yelling and screaming, calling her names and making threats towards her. A citation for disorderly conduct was issued to Erin A. Hendrickson, age 29, 15 Mercer Road, Stockport, OH, on a charge of disorderly conduct.
On 10 Feb 2020 Deputy Kehl was dispatched to McGill Road to meet with a subject who was previously at Dunham Square Market and their vehicle was struck by unknown subjects who left the scene. This case remains under investigation.
The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 11 Feb 2020 and Wednesday 12 Feb 2020:
Marie Lynn Powell, age 26, homeless, endangering children, a felony.
Thomas James Smith, age 36, 207 North Fifth Street, Martins Ferry, OH, parole violation, a felony.
Joseph Edward Vaughan, age 37, 2822 Mount Carmel Ridge Road, St. Mary’s, WV, assault, a misdemeanor.
Keryn Ann Miller, 36, 1177 County Road 9, Marietta, OH, theft and contempt of court, both misdemeanors.
There are currently 23 female inmates and 87 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.