WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 5 MAY 2021


On 28 Apr 2021 Deputy Johnson was dispatched to Par Mar, 17785 State Route 7, Marietta, OH, to a report of a male subject passed out at the steering wheel of a non-running vehicle,  with an infant in the backseat.  Deputy Johnson met with the male subject, who was visibly hot and perspiring, and also noted a bent spoon on the floor and asked the driver, Eric Owens, to exit the vehicle.  The child was given medical attention due to the warmth of the vehicle.  Owens stated he stopped to get gas and was on the phone when he must have fallen asleep.  Owens further stated he was meeting someone to transfer the child to them. Deputy Johnson placed Eric Shawn Owens, age 41, 195 McGill Road, Vincent, OH, under arrest for an active warrant for theft, a charge of endangering children, OVI, and driving under suspension.  Owens was transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail on 4 May 2021:

Pamela Jeanine Gum, age 62, Walker, WV, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

Lewis Garnett Bryant, age 44, Middleport, OH, parole violation, a felony.

Tielor Nathaniel Cricks, age 23, Canton, OH, theft (Stark Co.) a misdemeanor, and possession of drugs, 2 counts, both felonies.

Kathaleen Patricia Harper, age 59, Marietta, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 24 female inmates and 98 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.