WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 1 SEPT 2020


On 27 Aug 2020 Deputy Peters began an investigation into a possible forgery/theft.  This case remains under investigation.

On 27 Aug 2020 Sgt. McGilton requested Marietta Municipal Court issue a summons to Timothy Bereit, age 75, 704 Montgomery Street, Marietta, OH, on a charge of failing to reasonably control his two dogs.  On 26 Aug 2020 Bereit was walking along Washington Street near Seventh Street in the City of Marietta with his two small dogs.  Bereit had the dogs on leads but did not have control of the leads. Bereit allowed the leads to drag the ground and the dogs to run loose.  Bereit’s dogs charged towards a subject who was walking with three dogs on a lead.  Bereit was not able to control his dogs nor was he able to get control before his dogs before they made contact with the other dogs.     

On 27 Aug 2020 Lt. Hunter began an investigation at the Bartlett Mini Storage buildings on State Route 550 in Wesley Twp.  This case remains under investigation.

On 28 Aug 2020 Deputy Kehl was dispatched to the Washington County Career Center in reference to marijuana being found.  This case remains under investigation.

On 28 Aug 2020 Sgt. Parks was dispatched to meet with Eric Cunningham, Newport, OH, in reference to a theft.  This case remains under investigation.

On 28 Aug 2020 Deputy Young was dispatched to 122 Tennis Center Drive, Apt. 2, Marietta, OH.  Threats of harm had been made by a subject and reported by Russell Erb.  The allegations were denied and it was stated that an argument was ongoing with Erb.  Erb had threatened to hit the subject and had struck the female in the stomach with a closed fist.  A warrant is being requested for Russell W. Erb on a charge of domestic violence. 

On 29 Aug 2020 Deputies  responded to 400 Main Street,  Apt. 9, Waterford, Ohio, in regards to receiving information that Anthony Johnson was making self-harming comments on Facebook. Johnson was not located but his phone showed he was in  Morgan County.  Information was received in reference to a domestic incident at the residence.  Sometime later Johnson was located at his residence.  Anthony Lee Johnson, age 28, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence

On 29 Aug 2020 Deputy young began an investigation into a breaking and entering of a storage trailer. This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between  Monday 31 Aug 2020 and Tuesday 1 Sep 2020:

Adreana Marie Viney, age 22, 10332 Fair Haven Cts., Indianapolis, IN, receiving stolen property, a felony.

Ryan Edward Martin, age 30, 126 South Gladstone Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, receiving stolen property, a felony

Brandon Vontez Earthman, age 31, 1051 Eugene Street, Indianapolis, IN receiving stolen property, a felony.

Jason Lee Martin, age 35, 2374 Blair Road, Coolville, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Michael Wayne Grahame, age 40, 223 Greene Street, Marietta, OH,  disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Amy Sue Dunfee, age 52, 300 Starlite Drive, Apt. 38, Marietta, OH,  theft, a misdemeanor.

Keryn Ann Miller, age 37, 1177 County Road 9, Marietta, OH,  theft, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 21 female inmates and 87 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.