WCSONEWS RELEASES FOR 16 APR 2021


On 11 Apr 2021 Lt. Carr began an investigation into a domestic violence incident.  After completing the investigation charges were filed on a juvenile subject. 

On 12 Apr 2021 Deputy Painter responded to 10440 Veto Road, Belpre, OH, to a report of Myles Merew being at this residence when there is a temporary protection order (TPO) in place.   Deputy Painter was also advised that Merew had a gun in his possession.  Merew was observed standing half in and half out of his van at the driver door, in front of the residence yelling at an individual(s) on the front deck.  Merew was taken into custody without incident and no gun was located.  Merew apparently came to the residence to gather some items and see the children.  Myles L Merew, age 42, was placed under arrest for violating a protection order, and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 13 Apr 2021 Deputy Crum began an investigation into a break in at a County Garage location where items were removed.  This case remains under investigation.

On 14 Apr 2021 Deputy Johnson responded to 26960 State Route 7, Par Mar, Marietta, OH, to a report of harassment.  A subject at that location states Kirk Slider has been harassing her for approximately one year, making multiple claims to harm her and her fiancé. Deputy Johnson made contact with the store personnel who advised that Slider was across the street yelling at them.  Deputy Huffer assisted at the scene and Kirk  Russell Slider, age 27, 26935 State Route 7, Apt. A2, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest for menacing, and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 14 Apr 2021 Deputy Johnson responded to an incident that occurred at 85 Forshey Road, Marietta, OH.  Contact was made with a juvenile and her parents who reported the juvenile being assaulted by Peyton D. Williams.  The juvenile was with Williams and a verbal argument turned physical.  Contact was made with Williams who stated he did grab the female by the neck and pushed her onto the bed, but he was only joking as they always do.  Peyton Dillon Williams, age 19, 85 Forshey Road, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with unlawful restraint and assault.  Williams was transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between 14 Apr 2021 and 16 Apr 2021:

James Mitchell Kiggans, age 24, Newport, OH, possession of drugs and tampering with evidence, both felonies.

Kirk Russell Slider, age 27, Marietta, OH, menacing, a misdemeanor.

Wendi Janelle Mahoney, age 39, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Iesha Rachelle McFadden, age 25, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Peyton Dillon Williams, age 19, Marietta, OH, unlawful restraint and assault, both misdemeanors.

Elton Dean Hart, age 45, Marietta, OH, possessing drug abuse instruments, a misdemeanor.

Levi Michael Kuhn, age 27, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Zachary Keith Wright, age 20, Chesapeake, OH, possession of drugs 2 counts, both felonies, and OVI, a misdemeanor, (Muskingum County).

Zhjontaya Me’Chelli Anderson, age 23, Akron, OH, 3 counts possession of fentanyl, 2 counts possession of heroin and receiving stolen property, all felonies.

There  are currently 20 female inmates and 66 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.