WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 22 JUN 2020


On 18 Jun 2020 Deputy Painter was in the area of mile marker 12, State Route 7, and observed a vehicle with an expired temporary registration.  The driver, Hunter D. Brandt, 94 Evergreen Avenue, Circleville, OH, was cited for expired registration and driving on a suspended license. 

On 18 Jun 2020 Deputy Brown met with Brian Pritchett, Marietta, OH, in reference to a theft that occurred at 425 County House Lane, Marietta OH.  This case remains under investigation.

On 19 Jun 2020 Deputy Kehl was dispatched to 685 Mitchell’s Lane, Marietta, to a report of a subject overdosing.   EMS was on scene along with Jason Myers, who had called emergency services.  Myers admitted to having a bag of heroin on his person. Multiple items of evidence were secured, to include 1.73 grams of suspected heroin, 1.77 grams suspected methamphetamine, 6 syringes, and 4 glass smoking devices.  Jason Lee Myers, age 35, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule I controlled substance, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug abuse instruments, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Myers was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.     

On 19 Jun 2020 Deputy McConnell began an investigation into a possible financial scam. 

On 19 Jun 2020 Deputy Hockenberry was dispatched to 47759 State Route 7, New Matamoras, OH, regarding Haley Pethtel making threatening comments.  Roberta Pethtel stated her stepdaughter, Haley, had called and made a threatening remark to “hurt” her.  Haley Lynn Pethel, age 20, 47759 State Route 7, New Matamoras, OH, was placed under arrest for domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 21 Jun 2020 Deputy Hockenberry was on patrol and observed a traffic violation in the location of State Route 339 and State Route 550.  A traffic stop was conducted on the driver, identified as Tyler Berg, who attempted to complete field sobriety tests, which he performed poorly on.  Tyler Christopher Berg, age 25, 3281 Brownrigg Road, Waterford, OH, was arrested for OVI, and transprot4ed to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 19 Jun 2020 and Monday 22 Jun 2020:

Jason Lee Myers, age 35, 105 Gilman Avenue, Apt. 2, Marietta, OH, possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drugs, both felonies, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs, both misdemeanors.

Justin Michael Cline, age 34, 200 Pennock Drive, Apt. 22, Beverly, OH, domestic violence, 2 counts, both misdemeanors.

Melanie Chantel Dawson, age 24, 180 Newells Run Road, Newport, OH, contempt of court.

Haley Lynn Pethel, age 20, 47759 State Route 7, New Matamoras, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Darrell William Lanham, age 38, 124 Center Drive, Newark, OH, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Shawn David Lent, age 46, 11540 State Route 339, Vincent, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Jalynn Diane Starks, age 23, 5482 Lesure Street, Ravenna, OH, driving under suspension and speed, both misdemeanors.

William Joseph Saylor, age 40, 731 Glendale Road, Apt. 2, Marietta, OH, involuntary manslaughter, and trafficking in drugs, both felonies.

Uriah Matthew Hill, age 44, 702 Eighth Street, Marietta, OH, theft, and breach of recognizance, both misdemeanors.

Jessica Renee Crabtree, age35, 731 Glendale Road, Apt. 2, Marietta, OH, involuntary manslaughter, trafficking in drugs, 2 counts, all felonies.

Dallas Willey Farnsworth, age 46, homeless, receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor.

Domonic Lee Brooks, age 19, 122 Tennis Center Drive, Apt. 18, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Charles W Schultheisz Jr., age 47, 19715 Crooked Tree Road, Dexter City, OH, using weapons while intoxicated and obstructing justice, both misdemeanors.

Tyler Christopher Berg, age 25,3281 Brownrigg Road, Waterford, OH, driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs, a misdemeanor.

Nicole Shane Berentz, age 47, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Cameron James Cowan, age 27, 622 Second Street, Marietta, OH, breach of recognizance and obstructing official business, both misdemeanors.

Rebecca Pearl Lanning, age 31, 105 Melody Lane, Marietta, OH, possession of marijuana, driving under suspension and no seatbelt, all misdemeanors.

Deane Allen Beck Jr., age 40, 325 Sandhill Road, Marietta, OH, parole violation, a felony.

There are currently 20 female inmates and 78 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.