WCSO News Releases for 30 Apr 2020


On 26 Apr 2020 Deputy McConnell responded to Vincent, OH, in reference to a domestic dispute that occurred at 2067 Burnfield Road.   It was reported that Deanna Jett woke Justin Fox, who was sleeping, which irritated him.  Fox then struck Jett and was yelling at her.  Fox also became engaged in a scuffle with a juvenile at the time.  Justin Fox, age 35, was charged with two counts of domestic violence. 

On 30 Apr 2020 Lt. Hornbeck was on patrol in the area of 10475 State Route 555, Cutler.  Lt. Hornbeck observed a silver in color Mercury parked in the driveway, and the door to the home standing open.  Lt. Hornbeck proceeded down the roadway and returned, finding the vehicle gone.  The vehicle was determined to be registered to Stephen Sewell and had expired license plates.  The vehicle was located on Clark Road and a traffic stop was conducted with the driver beginning Sewell and a passenger, Andy Lance.  Dispatch advised of an active warrant out of Athens County for Lance.  Lance was placed under arrest.  Sewell was checked for anything in his pockets, finding a white straw for snoring drugs, a $5 bill, which was folded up and contained methamphetamine.  Sewell admitted to marijuana and methamphetamine being his.  When asked about the residence he was at, he stated he had permission to be there and was checking the property.  A check with the homeowner disclosed that this was not true.  Lance admitted to entering the residence and removing an amplifier, which he stated he had loaned the homeowner.  Stephen Allen Sewell, age 28, 4313 State Route 550, Cutler, OH, was placed under arrest for burglary and possession of drugs.  Andy Ray Lance, age 32, 1176 State Route 555, Cutler, OH, was arrested and charged with burglary.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Wednesday 29 Apr 2020 and Thursday 30 Apr 2020:

Andrew J. Neal, age 38, 601 Barclay Street, Belpre, OH, rape, victim <13, a felony.

Jacqueline Darlene Steele, age 31, 505 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Stephen Allen Sewell, age 28, 4313 State Route 550, Cutler, OH, burglary and possession of drugs, both felonies.

Andy Ray Lance, age 32, 1176 State Route 555, Cutler, OH, burglary, a felony,

There are currently 12 female inmates and 53 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.