WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 27 MAY 2020


On 22 May 2020 Deputy Young responded to Marietta Township in reference to a theft of tools from a detached garage.  This case remains under investigation.

On 24 May 2020 Deputy Kehl responded to Browns Road in reference to a vandalism complaint.  This case remains under investigation.

On 24 May 2020 Deputy Hockenberry responded to Newport in reference to Robert Nichols reporting a 16’ utility trailer being stolen.  This case remains under investigation.

On 24 May 2020 Sgt. McKee responded to 13685 Muskingum River Road, Lowell, to a report of Regina Lake being assaulted by her husband, Marty Lake.  Marty was located and denied any physical altercation and/or threats. Marty was bleeding from a laceration, which he advised he sustained when he fell. Marty also admitted to being intoxicated.  Regina stated Marty returned home intoxicated and they began to argue.  Regina stated Marty swung at her multiple times, and she ran and tried to seek safety upstairs, however, Marty chased her up the stairs.  Regina stated she kicked Marty in which Marty began making derogatory threatening statements to Regina. Marty J. Lake, age 45, was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County jail for processing.

 On 25 May 2020 Deputy Peters began an investigation in Independence Township in reference to damage to a vehicle.  This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 26 May 2020 and Wednesday 27 May 2020:

Darren Michael Dean, age 33, 10475 State Route 555, Cutler, OH, possession of drugs, having weapons while under disability, tampering with evidence, unlawful possession of dangerous ordnance, trafficking in drugs, all felonies, and obstructing justice, a misdemeanor.

Rex Allan Griffin, age 55, 1572 Elizabeth Street, Belpre, OH,  having weapons while under disability, a felony, restrictions on depositing litter on public property and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.

Kevin Michael Christopher, age 40, 113 Chartiers Street, Strabane, PA, trafficking in drugs, a felony, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, open container, having physical control of a vehicle, all misdemeanors.

Nathan Scott Tewkesbury, age 35, homeless, assault and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.

Toni Gail Tackett, age 24, 276 Ridgewood Court, Marietta, OH, misuse of credit card, a misdemeanor, and possession of drugs, a felony.

Michael Thomas Runyon, age 30, 1609 Hill Street, Apt. 10, Belpre, OH, probation violation, a felony.

Martin Deane Gibbs Jr., age 32, homeless, probation violation, a felony.

There are currently 14 female inmates and 62 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.