On 20 May 2021 Deputy H Tornes began an investigation into an animal left abandoned at a residence in Warren Township.  This case remains under investigation.

On 22 May 2021 Jessica Biehl reported being assaulted by her husband, Allen Biehl, at 125 Rummer Road, Marietta, Ohio.  Sgt. Parks and Deputy Gainer responded and made contact with Jessica along with her children. Jessica stated she and Allen were arguing over a purchase and she threw her drink in the direction of Allen and walked towards him.  Jessica stated Allen placed her in a headlock and would not let go. Jessica stated she attempted to “gouge his “explicit” eyes out” since Allen would not let go. Jessica stated she also bit his arm, in which Allen punched her in the head and face multiple times, busting her lip.  The children attempted to separate the two, which in turn caused an assault to one child by Allen.  Contact was made with Allen and he confirmed the argument.  Allen Bernard Biehl, age 49, was placed under arrest for domestic violence, 2 counts.  Biehl was processed into the Washington County Jail.

On 22 May 2021 Deputy Johnson responded to 350 Lang Farm Road, Marietta, Ohio, to a report of an unwanted person inside their home.  Deputies arrived and did not locate anyone in the residence but the callers.  Deputies were advised that Phillip Parker showed up at the residence, and he has been told multiple times not to return to the residence due to constant problems at the home. It was reported that Phillip has continued to come to the residence approximately every other day to eat, drink and shower. Phillip had previously lived at this residence. Phillip came to the home today and came inside unannounced.  Phillip reportedly began yelling at the residents.  Phillip was believed to be starting a fight with them, due to them not wanting him there.  Phillip Jarrell Parker, age 33, was located and a traffic stop was conducted.  Phillip was placed under arrest for domestic violence.   Phillip was asked if he had anything illegal on his person.  He admitted to having some “weed” on him.  A small plastic bag of marijuana was located in Phillip’s pocket.  Phillip was then charged with possession of marihuana and transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 22 May 2021 Deputy Martin responded to Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, Ohio, to a report by Robert Tate of a catalytic converter being stolen.  This case remains under investigation.

On 22 May 2021 Lt Carr responded to the Country Corner Grocery, 2346 State Route 550, Bartlett, Ohio, to a reported disturbance. The manager reported an ongoing problem with Daniel Moore.  Moore had been advised not to return to the store, approximately three weeks earlier,  but has been in the store multiple times since.  Daniel James Moore, age 41, 1980 State Route 550, Bartlett, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with criminal trespass. Daniel was located in the area and admitted to knowingly being at the store when he had been banned. Daniel was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail on a charge of criminal trespass.

On 24 May 2021 Deputy Crum was dispatched to the ParMar Stores, 17785 State Route 7, Marietta, to a report of a drive off without paying for gasoline.  The vehicle registration came back to a Shawn Mulligan.  Video revealed Mulligan obtaining gasoline and then drive off without paying for the $21.02.  Attempts to locate Mulligan met with negative results.  A warrant was requested and issued for Shawn Michael Mulligan, age 39, 731 Sycamore Street, Belpre, OH, on a theft charge.

On 24 May 2021 Sgt Brown along with other deputies responded to Beach Drive, to a subject being at a residence that should not be.  Phillip Trimble was reported to be at the home, and had been told to leave that morning by the subject that lives in the home, when they went to work.  Trimble was still at the residence hours later.  The resident requested deputies search the home to ensure no one was there.  Deputies met with Trimble who was coming from a back bedroom upon their search.  Trimble identified himself as Alvin Trimble, and he stated the home resident knew he was there.  Trimble stated he didn’t like law enforcement therefore he didn’t come to the door.  The home resident did not know an “Alvin” and after inquiring further “Alvin” related his name was actually Phillip.  An active warrant was found to be on file for Trimble.  Deputies located three plastic baggies in his pockets, and he advised they were his.  Phillip Michael Trimble, age 38, was placed under arrest and charged with falsification and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia.  Trimble was also served the outstanding warrant for theft of a fireman.  Trimble was processed into the Washington County Jail.

There are currently 23 female inmates and 85 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.