WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 12 MAR 2021


On 10 Mar 2021 Deputy Peters responded to Grandview Township, Washington County, Ohio, to a report of gross sexual imposition.  Information received was that Jesse L. Barnhart, age 46, 603 Main Street, New Matamoras, OH, was reported to have been involved in inappropriate behavior with a juvenile. Based on the investigation Barnhart was placed under arrest for fourth degree felony gross sexual imposition and transported to the Washington County Jail.   

On 11 Mar 2021 Deputy Aultman was dispatched to 12320 State Route 26, Marietta, OH, to a report of domestic violence.  Jeffrey Martin reported Christin Douglas was drunk, assaulting him, and broke the window out of the Lawrence Township’s backhoe loader.  Douglas had just been released from the Washington County Jail this date from a probation violation charge and was to see her probation officer at 8 a.m.  Martin reported Douglas began consuming alcohol after her appointment and had continued through the evening.  Douglas began an argument with Martin and Martin removed himself from that location, however Douglas followed him, continuing to argue.  Douglas was reported to have grabbed a wooden fishing pole holder and threw it at Martin, striking him.  Douglas also struck herself in the face while grabbing a wooden key holder off the wall, and then struck Martin with the same item.  Martin fled to his vehicle with Douglas following him, throwing rocks at his truck.  Douglas then threw a rock and broke the backhoe window.  Christin Elizabeth Douglas, age 26, 140 Maple Street, Newport, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence, criminal damaging and probation violation.  Dogulas was transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Thursday 11 Mar 2021 and Friday 12 Mar 2021:

Jack Allen Hedges, age 60, Chesterville, OH, contempt of court.

Christin Elizabeth Douglas, age 26, Marietta, OH, domestic violence, criminal damaging and probation violation, all misdemeanors.

Domanick Joseph Ry Haught Sr., age 27, New Matamoras, OH, driving under suspension and possession of drug abuse instruments, both misdemeanors.

There  are currently 14 female inmates and 59 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.