WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 1 JUL 2020


On 29 Jun 2020 Sgt. McGilton requested a summons be issued to Iris R. Beckford, age 40, 103 Woodcrest Lane, Marietta, OH, on a charge of failing to keep a dog under reasonable control.  At approximately 2000 hours a Great Pyrenese dog belonging to Beckford was tied in the yard.  The dog broke its cable, got loose, and attacked a juvenile, biting them at least twice before the owner was able to gain control of the dog. 

On 30 Jun 2020  Deputy Young responded to 807 Mitchell Avenue, Apt. 24, Beverly, OH, in reference to Jonathan Rex reporting his wife, Heather Rex, throwing a dish at him and previously threatening him.    Heather was asked what occurred with her stating they had been arguing for two days over money.  Heather reported that she did not throw a dish, or threaten Jonathan with a knife.  Jonathan’s story was consistent with Heather’s, however he stated she threw a dish overhand at him, which missed.  On 28 Jul 2020 Heather and Jonathan were seen arguing outside and she threatened him.  Heather D. Rex, age 35, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence.  Rex was transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 30 Jun 2020 Deputy Hockenberry responded to 309 Calder Ridge Road, Belpre, OH,  for a domestic disturbance. Tim McKinley advised Sgt. McKee that his former girlfriend, Molli Shutts, refused to leave his residence when she was picking up their child. McKinley told her to leave at least 10 times, but still she refused, continuing to argue about their relationship issues, and throwing a fast food drink at him.  McKinley stated he had thrown a drink back at her, which escalated to her attacking him. McKinley said Shutts was shoving him and he began to defend himself, as he believed Shutts was trying to cause him physical harm.   Shutts denied being the aggressor, however admitted to refusing to leave.  Molli Uldena Shutts, age 22, 745 Tuttle Street, Belpre, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

On 30 Jun 2020 at approximately 2330 hrs. Deputy Brown on State Route 7 near the 5-mile marker when he observed a blue Toyota with no visible rear license plate. A traffic stop was initiated and contact with a female driver was made.  The driver, Kiana Brooks was advised why she was stopped and she stated the vehicle was newly purchased and the license plate was laying on the backseat, which was confirmed.   Deputy Brown detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and asked Brooks if there was anything illegal inside the vehicle, to which she denied. When asked about the marijuana smell Brooks produced a baggie from her purse with marijuana plant product inside.  Brooks gave a consent to search and Deputy Brown located a plastic 1×1 baggie with a crystal substance residue inside. When asked about this substance she stated it was not hers. A second 1×1 baggie with crystal substance residue was found along with a plastic “straw” with white residue inside. Other items were located inside the vehicle which were confiscated.  Kian Skye Brooks, age 23, 1009 Racine Avenue, Columbus, OH, possession of drugs and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia, and transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 30 Jun 2020 and Wednesday 1 Jul 2020:

Jennifer Kae Mosser, age 40, 1005 Goose Run Road, Marietta, OH, assault, a misdemeanor.

Erica Jean Wall, age 40, 706 Cisler Drive, Marietta, OH, probation violation, 2 counts, both felonies.

Kenton Ryan Barker, age 22, 615 17th Street, Parkersburg, WV, possession of drugs, a felony, unauthorized use of vehicle and no operator’s license, both misdemeanors.

Molli Uldena Shutts, age 22, 745 Tuttle Street, Belpre, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Kian Skye Brooks, age 23, 1009 Racine Avenue, Columbus, OH, possession of drugs, a felony, and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Benjamin Levi Zartman, age 27, 629 Second Street, Marietta, OH, theft, a  misdemeanor.

Kenton Ryan Barker, age 22, 615 17th Street, Parkersburg, WV, possession of drugs, a felony, and unauthorized use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 16 female inmates and 68 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.