WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 28 APR 2020


On 26 Apr 2020 at approximately 0645 hours Deputy Brown responded to 1665 Glendale Road, to a domestic dispute complaint.   Jeffry R. Voycik had called dispatch stating he was in an altercation with his mother, Susan Meredith. Jeffry stated, “I’m not going to let her call the cops to make up another narrative like she did the one time.” Deputy Brown met with Meredith who advised Voycik was using a flashlight belonging to her and she took the flashlight back and returned to bed.  Voycik followed Meredith to her sleeping area and stood over top of her demanding the flashlight back. Voycik grabbed his mother and tried to move her, in which Meredith smacked him to get him away from her. Voycik gave the same accounts as his mother and stated he took her phone so she couldn’t call the Sheriff’s Office.  Jeffry Ryan Voycik, age 37, was placed under arrest for disrupting public service and domestic violence. Voycik was transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 26 Apr 2020 Lt. Hornbeck responded to High Street, Vincent, OH, to a report of items inside the home being stolen.  This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 27 Apr 2020 and Tuesday 28 Apr 2020:

Sydney Rain Bartimess, age 20, 521 ½ N Seventh Street, Marietta, OH, 2 counts probation violation, and breach of recognizance, all misdemeanors.

Rusty Allen Knowlton, age 47, 110 Morningside Drive, New Matamoras, OH, trafficking in drugs, a felony.

Melissa Jean Beagle, age 37, 101 Evans Street, Apt. B15, New Matamoras, OH, trafficking in drugs, a felony.

Kristopher Michael Welch, age 28, George Street, Belpre, OH, possession of drugs, a felony, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drug abuse instruments, and having physical control of a vehicle, all misdemeanors.

There are currently 10 female inmates and 54 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.