WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 10 NOV 2020


On 6 Nov 2020 Deputy Crum met with Rebecca Wolfe in reference to the theft of items from a storage shed.  This case remains under investigation.

On 6 Nov 2020 Sgt. Carr began an investigation into stolen firearms from a county resident.  This case remains under investigation.

On 6 Nov 2020 Deputy Reeder began an investigation involving an assault of a Washington County Jail inmate, which took place on 2 Nov 2020.  Investigation shows Joshua Burkhart punched Brent Reynolds in the face.  Reynolds was in his bunk during the first assault.  A short time later Burkhart walked back up to Reynolds and punched him several more times.  2 counts of assault were filed on Joshua Eric Burkhart, age 32, 27400 State Route 7, Lot 74, Marietta, OH.

On 6 Nov 2020 Deputy Reeder completed charges in reference to Jeffrey Michael Peer, age 19, 105 Dudley Avenue, Marietta, OH, conveying  drugs into the facility. This incident occurred when Peer was arrested and brought to jail at 4:15 AM on 5 Nov.  Peer was in the scanning room and when he went towards the body scanner he placed a piece of paper on the chair, which he got from his shirt pocket.  C/O Ison took possession of the paper and found it contained a crystal substance.  Peer told the officer that he obtained the paper from the booking officer with his PIN on it.  In conducting a review of the videos Peer is observed swallowing an unknown item(s) and concealing another item from his waistband to his shirt pocket, prior to going to the scanning room.  Peer met with Deputy Reeder and stated he did not remember getting arrested and does not know how the “probably meth” got in his sock.  The suspected drugs weighed .28 grams. 

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Monday 9 Nov 2020 and Tuesday 10 Nov 2020:

Ashley Brook McCallister, age 37, 111 Putnam Street, Apt. 2, Marietta, OH,  breaking and entering, 4 counts, theft, and receiving stolen property, all felonies.

Jason Lee Myers, age 36, 685 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, OH,  criminal trespass, theft, possession of drugs,  and 2 counts possessing drug abuse instruments, all misdemeanors.

Chavazze Levi Kidder, age 26, 11540 State Route 339, Vincent, OH,  possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.

Maranda Marie Markwood, age 42, 713 Greene Street, Apt. C, Marietta, OH,  25  littering and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors.

There are currently 25 female inmates and 80 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.