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 for a safety plan was being put into place.   Approximately 20 minutes later detectives received a request for help from the residence, and then were advised to disregard.  On 27 Jan 2021 Sgt. Smeeks met with personnel that stated Fisher became verbally abusive and began making statements that were taken in a threatening manner.  Fisher had refused to leave the home in reference the safety plan, therefore others in the residence left the home.  Fisher, age 22, 7865 Germantown Road, Lower Salem, OH, was arrested on a charge of aggravated menacing, and transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Wednesday 27 Jan 2021 and Friday 29 Jan 2021:

 Anthony Lee Johnson, age 29, 400 Main Street, Apt. 9, Waterford, OH, domestic violence and breach of recognizance, both misdemeanors.

John William Addlesburger, age 47, 406 Vine Street, New Matamoras, OH, contempt of court and criminal damaging, both misdemeanors.

Aaron Wesley Cain, age 39, 16687 Crooked Tree Road, Dexter City, OH, OVI and contempt of court, both misdemeanors.

Joseph Dexter Hesson, age 22, 809 Franklin Avenue, Belpre, OH, Theft, a misdemeanor.

Danielle Ann Vanwey, age 37, 701 Virginia Street, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Jerrod Frenzo Owens, age 26, 3512 State Route 37, McConnelsville, OH, driving under suspension, speed, possession of drugs (marijuana) and driving under suspension, all misdmeeanors.

Haley Ashton Jett, age 29, 8 Abbey Village Drive, Parkersburg, WV, disrupting public service and theft, both felonies, domestic violence, driving under suspension, failure to control and contempt of court, all misdemeanors.

Nathan Corey Strickler, age 33, 1454 Rector Road, Parkersburg, WV, illegal conveyance, tampering with evidence and possession of drugs, all felonies, and no operator’s license, a misdemeanor.

Ryan Michael Fisher, age 22, 7865 Germantown Road, Lower Salem, OH, aggravated menacing, a felony.

There  are currently 15 female inmates and 77 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.