WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 18 MAY 2020


On 13 May 2020 Deputy McConnell was dispatched to 384 Patten Mills Road, Cutler, Ohio, to a subject with a gun.  Samantha Sampson reported Aaron Goins Sr. sent a text message telling her to get the kids out of the house that he was coming over. Sampson stated Goins came to her residence and entered the residence.  Goins approached Sampson with a gun, put the gun in her hand, pointed the gun at himself advising her to pull the trigger.  Sampson stated she did not and he kept yelling and screaming at her.  Sampson eventually pulled the trigger after being yelled at and screamed at numerous times.  The gun only clicked because the gun was not loaded.   Goins then left the residence and Sampson also left for fear of Goins returning.  Deputy McConnell and Sgt. Carr located Goins at a residence on Patten Mills Road.  Goins stated he did text Sampson stating he was going over.  Goins stated he went to the home and yelled at Sampson.  Goins also stated he had a gun, that it was a BB gun, which he threw in the woods after he left the residence.  Aaron Christopher Goins Sr., age 48, LKA:  9800 Going Lane, Amesville, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated menacing.  Goins was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 13 May 2020 Deputy Peters responded to Lawrence Township in reference to a hunting cabin being entered.  Numerous items to include tools and household items were reported missing. This case remains under investigation.

On 13 May 2020 Deputy Brown investigated a dog biting incident.  This case remains under investigation.

On 13 May 2020 Deputy McConnell met with Ella Newlon, Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, who reported a John Deere riding mower removed from her property.  This case remains under investigation.

On 13 May 2020 Deputy Painter was dispatched to 9160 Veto Road, Belpre, OH, to a report of a four-wheeler wreck.  Logan Grimm had reportedly wrecked a four-wheeler with children riding on it.  Grimm stated he did not have the children wear helmets while riding.  Grimm advised he knew the age restrictions on these vehicles.  The children were transported for medical treatment for injuries sustained.  A charge of child endangering is being filed on Logan Wesley Grimm, age 32, Belpre, OH.

On 15 May 2020 Deputy Hall responded to the Par Mar Store, 26960 State Route 7, Marietta, Ohio, to a report from the Ohio State Highway Patrol of a possible impaired driver at the location.  One occupant, Debra L Sampson, was found to have a suspected license, as well as the vehicle license, expired in 2018. Sampson admitted to driving the vehicle from her residence to the store and knew the plates were wrong on the vehicle.  Debra Lee Sampson, age 26, 27317 SR 7, Apt. A, Marietta, OH, was issued a citation for driving under suspension and fictitious plates.   

On 15 May 2020 at approximately 1646 hrs. Deputy Kehl was dispatched to 1308 Williamson Avenue, Apt.7F, New Matamoras, OH.  Jennifer McKnight reported James Ridgeway kicked her front door in and then fled.  McKnight stated she heard a commotion downstairs and found Ridgeway at her front door.  McKnight stated the door was locked and she had no plans of letting him in.  Ridgeway yelled at McKnight to let him in, and after being told he was not welcome there, he began counting loud and then kicked in the front door.  Ridgeway continued through the home asking “where is he” referring to a significant other.  Once Ridgeway had searched the whole residence and did not locate anyone he left the home and fled in his vehicle.  Damage to the door was observed with damage to the door frame as well.  A warrant for the arrest of James Harvey Ridgeway, age 55, 32420 Hopewell Ridge Road, Wingett Run, OH, was requested and issued on a charge of burglary and criminal damaging. 

On 16 May 2020 Sgt. L Parks was dispatched to the Dollar General, Lowell, OH, to a report of a male shoplifting from the store.  (see description of subject and vehicle in a special release on washingtoncountysheriff.org)  This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 15 May 2020 and Monday 18 May 2020:

Derek Andrew Hill, age 29, 260 Huck Road, Lowell, OH, failure to register a change of address, a felony.

Susanne Rebekah Carpenter, age 33, 216 Harmar Street, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Eva Marie Carpenter, age 29, homeless, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Cheyann Nichole Martinez, age 31, 80 Railroad Street, Whipple, OH, no operator’s license, theft, both misdemeanors, attempted murder and 2 counts of theft, both felonies.

John Robert Ralston, age 50, homeless, resisting arrest and obstructing official business, both misdemeanors.

Ashley Dawn Parsons, age 37, 609 N Chestnut Street, Barnsville, OH, theft, a misdemeanor.

Anthony James Curry, age 31, 554 Curry Road, Waterford, OH, aggravated trafficking in drugs and permitting drug abuse, both felonies.

Raymond Floyd Goodwin, II, age 26, 26935 State Route 7, Apt. 2B, Marietta, OH, parole violation, receiving stolen property, and breach of recognizance, all felonies.

Sarah Christen Buckley, age 46, 4791 Waterford Road, Waterford, OH, having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, a misdemeanor.

Willard Ray Mugrage, age 59, 220 Third Street, Marietta, OH, OVI, a misdemeanor.

Paul Kenneth Christopher, age 50, 1756 Barth Road, Belpre, OH, having weapons while under disability, a felony, and aggravated menacing, a misdemeanor.

Tyler James Hess, age 20, 21600 State Route 339, Beverly, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Sunshine Louise Farnsworth, age 35, 136 Franklin Street, Marietta, OH, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 18 female inmates and 59 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.