WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 14 JUL 2020


On 10 Jul 2020 Deputies were dispatched to 3747 Blue Knob Road, Marietta, OH, in reference to Elton Dean Hart Jr. overdosing.  Witnesses at the home had administered 4 separate doses of Narcan, with Hart regaining consciousness.  Hart would not answer any questions that deputies asked of him.  The property owner advised a search of the residence would be permitted.  Deputies located 65 small cellophane bags, 60 hypodermic syringes, with most being used, 14 spoons will burn marks, a single spoon with a white powdery substance, a digital scale and other paraphernalia consistent with drug use.  Also located were 2 baggies which contained 1.63 grams of a white powdery substance believed to be heroin.  Hart admitted to consuming heroin.  Elton Dean Hart Jr., age 44, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of drugs –  heroin, possession of drug abuse instruments, illegal use of drug paraphernalia, and inducing panic.  Hart was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 13 Jul 2020 Deputies responded to 4345 Buchanan Road, Waterford, OH, to a report of Sabrina Harra being assaulted by Terry Smith with a baseball bat.  On 12 Jul 2020 words were exchanged between Harra and another subject known to Smith.  Mr. Harra confronted the individual on 13 Jul 2020 about the comments and then returned home.  Smith was observed coming through the yard with a wooden baseball bat towards the Harra residence.  Smith was told to leave, however he did not. Harra exited the residence when she heard the commotion in which Smith then grabbed her and threw her to the ground.  Smith then hit Harra with the bat and then poked her with the bat.  Mr. Harra was able to stop Smith and he then left.  Terry Lee Smith, age, 52, 2210 Camp Hervida Road, Waterford, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with felonious assault.  Smith was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 13 Jul 2020 Deputy Brown began an investigation into a possible domestic violence incident in Dunham Township.  This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 10 Jul 2020 and Monday 14 Jul 2020:

Brian Lee Miller, age 55, 1400 State Route 676, Marietta, OH, disorderly conduct, 2 counts, public indecency and resisting arrest, all misdemeanors.

Anthony William Kennedy, Sr., age 37, 1326 Lockwood Street, Apt. B, Belpre, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Dennis Lee Huffman, age 55, 2504 Valley View Drive, Belpre, OH, probation violation, a felony.

Rodney Len Gillespie, Jr,. age 35  216 Elm Street, Marietta, OH, disorderly conduct and endangering children, both misdemeanors.

Larry Travis Lang, age 40, 3701 Plum Run Road, Waterford, OH, contempt of court.

Jason Eldon Myers, age, 2 counts resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, menacing, and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.

Destiny Dawn Ramsey, age 18, 219 Hillcrest Drive, Marietta, OH, 3 counts assault, all misdemeanors.

Stacey Nichole Jones, age 37, 6002 N Pleasants Highway, St. Mary’s, WV, parole violation, a felony.

Scott Lee Carpenter, age 58, 415 ½ Third Street, Marietta, OH, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Elton Dean Hart Jr., age 44, 2701 Sate Route 83, Beverly, OH, possession of drugs –  heroin, a felony, possession of drug abuse instruments, illegal use of drug paraphernalia, and inducing panic, all misdemeanors.

Tracey Ray Brown, age 40, 100 Lavender Street, Charleston, WV, failure to comply, a felony, speed, no operator’s license and reckless operation, all misdemeanors.

Thomas Ray Giles, age 64, 100 Lavender Street, Charleston, WV, trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs, heroin, possession of LSD, possession of drugs, all felonies, drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Nicole Dena Davis, age 35, 204 Dale Street, Marietta, OH, vicious dog at large, loose dog, three counts, and failure to obtain dangerous registration certification, all misdemeanors.

Terry Lee Smith, age 52, 2210 Camp Hervida Road, Waterford, OH, felonious assault, a felony.

James Nemo Lee Croston, age 43, 300 Buckeye Ridge Road, Chesterhill, OH, domestic violence, a felony, and contempt of court.

Tiffany Dawn Bowman, age 31, 300 Ridgewood Drive, Apt. H, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 18 female inmates and 71 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.