WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 22 MAR 2021


On 18 Mar 2021 Lt. McPeek began an investigation into an assault in the Reno area.  This case remains under investigation.

On 19 Mar 2021 Deputy Aultman was dispatched to 122 Tennis Center Drive, Marietta, to a report that Dustin A. Carpenter was at the residence and there was an active warrant for his arrest.  Carpenter left the area walking towards Pike Street when Sgt. McConnell made contact with him.  A search of Carpenter’s clothing revealed a small clear baggie containing a white crystalline substance in his  pocket.  Carpenter admitted the baggie contained methamphetamine and admitted to having four hypodermic needles in a bag he was carrying.  Dustin Allen Carpenter, age 29, 685 Mitchells Lane, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of drugs, probation violation, possessing drug abuse instruments, obstructing official business and contempt of court.  Carpenter was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between Friday 19 Mar 2021 and Sunday 21 Mar 2021:

Douglas Gene Snider, Jr., age 47, Marietta, OH, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Nicole Dena Davis, age 36, Marietta, OH, contempt of court.

Gary Lynn Harris, age 30, Caldwell, OH, nonsupport of dependents.

Dustin Allen Carpenter, age 29, Marietta, OH,  possession of drugs, a felony, probation violation, possessing drug abuse instruments, obstructing official business and contempt of court, all misdemeanors.

Natalie Ann Benton, age 35, Marietta, OH, violate a protection order, a misdemeanor.

Tracy Lynn Carver, age 48, Dunbar, WV, fugitive from justice, a misdemeanor.

Andrew Joseph Coe, age 29, St. Clairsville, OH, parole violation, a felony.

Matthew Allen Altizer, age 28, Parkersburg, WV, probation  violation, a misdemeanor.

Andrew Tyler Reed, age 26, Marietta, OH, aggravated possession of drugs, a felony.

Natalie Ann Benton, age 35, Marietta, OH, violate a protection order, a misdemeanor.

Mickey Joe Simmons, Jr., age 41, Belpre, OH, domestic violence, a felony.

Cornelius Sean Toney, Jr., age 26, Cleveland, OH, trafficking in drugs and possession of heroin, both felonies, resisting arrest and OVI, speed, no seatbelt and possession of drugs, marijuana, all misdemeanors.

Samantha Josephine Somers, age 31, Newport, OH, criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.

There  are currently 13 female inmates and 71 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.