WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 2-4 JUN 2020


On 25 May 2020 Sgt. Hill, while working the Washington County Jail, was notified that Paul Christopher had just broken the Kiosk in the dorm.   During the investigation, it was revealed that Christopher walked up to the Kiosk, used the Kiosk, and punching the screen with a closed fist which caused the screen to break.  Paul Kenneth Christopher, age, 50, 1756 Barth Road, Belpre, OH, was charged with criminal damaging. 

On 30 May 2020 Deputy Gainer was patrolling near the intersection of County House Lane and Pike Street, Marietta, OH.  A Ford Focus was observed accelerating at a high rate of speed, squealing tires, and making a reckless turn onto Pike Street.  Deputy Gainer attempted a traffic stop with the driver of the vehicle proceeding approximately ¾ of a mile further before pulling into a parking lot.  The driver, identified as Zachary Ryan Taylor, had a strong odor of alcohol about his person.  An unopened can of beer was observed in the console area.  Taylor advised deputies he had been drinking for 6 to 7 hours, consuming about 9 beers.  Taylor had glassy, bloodshot eyes.  In conducting standard tests Taylor was unsteady on his feet, stopping the exercise stating he was too messed up to continue.  Zachary Ryan Taylor, age 20, 4060 Sugar Run Road, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with OVI and operating with fictitious plates.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 1 Jun 2020 and Thursday 4 Jun 2020:

Daniel James Fulford, age 24, 10 Mercer Drive, Waterford, OH, possession of drugs, a felony.

Tyler James Boothby, age 26, 10 Browns Road, Apt. 3A, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Dillon Gage Anderson, age 25, 108 Buckeye Park, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Claudia Ann Collins, age 39, 1006 Myrtle Street, Parkersburg, WV, theft, a felony, possession of drugs and theft, both misdemeanors.

Brandon Lee Gibbs, age 27, 515 Smith Street, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a felony.

Clinton Dallas Hornbeck, age 44, 1002 Washington Blvd, Apt. 1, Belpre, OH, improperly handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and 2 counts agg. trafficking in drugs, all felonies.    

Keyshawn Darnell Myles Gates, age 19, 1233 Laffer Avenue, Akron, OH, assault, a misdemeanor.

Leonard Franklin Travis, age 49, 2005 Fourth Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, probation violation, a felony.

John Robert Ralston, age 50, homeless, disorderly conduct, littering, and 2 counts theft, all misdemeanors.

Damon Thomas Berry, Jr., age 25, 2604 Cedar Avenue, Apt. 158, Cleveland, OH, trafficking in fentanyl-related compound and possession of fentanyl-related compound, both felonies.

Mindy Sue Jane Carder, age 34, 55 Lot Lane, McFarlan, WV, possession of drugs, a felony.

Chandra Renea Jenkins, age 39, 93 Marshall Circle, Elizabeth, WV, possession of drugs, a felony.

David Leonard Carr, III, age 34, 331 N. Seventh Street, Marietta, OH,  violation of a protection order, a misdemeanor.

Tristen Allen Hart, age 23, 965 ½ Gilman Avenue, Marietta, OH, sex offender registration of address, a felony.

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

There are currently 13 female inmates and 73 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.