LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY

WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF LARRY R MINCKS HAS UPGRADED TO A LEVEL 2 SNOW EMERGENCY. LEVEL 2 MEANS ROADWAYS ARE HAZARDOUS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. ONLY THOSE WHO FEEL IT NECESSARY TO DRIVE SHOULD BE OUT ON THE ROADWAYS. CONTACT YOUR EMPLOYER TO SEE IF YOU

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 29 JAN 2021

On 26 Jan 2021 Det. Sgt. Smeeks began an  investigation of an incident that  occurred in Liberty Township.  The suspect, Ryan Michael Fisher, met with Sgt. Smeeks and was cooperative, denying the allegations, at which time the meeting ended.  Sgt. Smeeks left the area and arrangements

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 27 JAN 2021

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 21 Jan 2021 and Tuesday 26 Jan 2021: Maranda Jo Love Smith, age 24, 7602 Columbus Road, Shreve, OH, OVI drug of abuse or both, a misdemeanor, Wayne County, Ohio. Tony Ray Campbell, age

NEWS RELEASES 26 JAN 2021

On 21 Jan 2021 Mary Sidell reported to Deputy Kehl that her 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan was stolen   This case remains under investigation. On 21 Jan 2021 Sgt. Carr issued a citation to Dustin R. Seevers, 202 Second Street, New Matamoras, OH, for speed, 69 mph

WCSO NEWS RELEASES 22 JAN 2021

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 15 Jan 2021 and Thursday 21 Jan 2021: Alex Harvey Franklin Patterson, age 26, 2150 6th Street NE, Canton, OH, having weapons while under disability, a felony, improper lane usage, unauthorized use of motor

Special News 21 Jan 2021

On 4 Jan 2021 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of a possible sexual assault of a 6 year of age child. The incident occurred in Vincent, Ohio. The child was interviewed by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Athens County. During the interview, the

NEWS RELEASES 21 JAN 2021

On 20 Jan 2021 Deputy Aultman responded to the Grandview Township area to conduct a burglary investigation.  This case remains under investigation. There  are currently 18 female inmates and 85 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.

NEWS RELEASES 20 JAN 2021

On 16 Jan 2021 Sgt. Parks and Deputy Young were dispatched to 100 Gale Avenue, Newport, OH, to a report of a disturbance at this address. Contact was made with  Matthew West and 2 other subjects.  West was asked to explain what took place with him