WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 2 DEC 2020


On 27 Nov 2020 Sgt. McKee met with Allen Porter, LWR Enterprise, Waterford, OH, in reference to a breaking and entering at the location.  Numerous tools along with other items were removed.  This case remains under investigation.

On 27 Nov 2020 Lt. Hunter was dispatched to Oriana House, State Route 7, Marietta, OH, in reference to Blake Mitchell stealing a bicycle from the facility.  After conducting the investigation, Lt. Hunter requested a warrant be issued through Marietta Municipal Court for theft against Blake William Mitchell, age 36, 14561 Robinson Road, Amesville, OH.

On 28 Nov 2020 Deputy Gainer met with Tammi Murphy, State Route 339, Belpre, OH, in reference to a missing Kawasaki motorcycle.  This case remains under investigation.

On 29 Nov 2020 Deputy Aultman was dispatched to 22000 State Route 60, Waterford, OH, to a report by Harold Richardson reporting Nichole Touville stole his truck. Harold stated when he woke his truck and Nichole were gone.  Harold stated he did not give Nichole permission to drive or take his truck.   The vehicle was located in Noble County.  Deputy Aultman met with Noble County Deputies and placed Nichole Katherine Touville, age 30, 11148 Claypike Road, Pleasant City, OH, under arrest for theft of a motor vehicle. 

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Tuesday 1 Dec 2020 and Wednesday 2 Dec 2020:

Michael Chase Balderson, age 28, McGraw Run road, Sandyville, WV, robbery, a felony and assault, a misdemeanor.

Brian Gregory Jeffers, age 46, 51978 State Route 145, Beallsville, OH, nonsupport of dependents.

Rhonda Marie Talafhah, age 54, 6800 Baker Road, Apt. 37, Athens, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Nikki Lee Duncan, age 38, 3701 Plum Run Road, Waterford, OH, breach of recognizance and possessing drug abuse instruments, both misdemeanors.

There are currently 20 female inmates and 71 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.