WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 3 JUN 2021
On 31 May 2021 Deputy Gainer began an investigation into a theft from elderly subjects. This case remains under investigation.
On 31 May 2021 Deputy Stillson was dispatched to 165 Starlite Drive Lot 1, Marietta, Ohio, to a report of Buddy Miller being out of control breaking items at the residence. Miller appeared to be intoxicated as Deputy Stillson met with him. Miller admitted to drinking during this day, along with his wife, as well as verbal arguing, but claiming no physical force was used. Deputies met with the victim who stated the two had been drinking and at one-point Miller made threats to harm the victim. Buddy Allen Miller, age 47, was placed under arrest and charged with domestic violence and transported to the Washington County Jail.
On 2 Jun 2021 Deputy Peters was dispatched to Beverly, Ohio, in reference to a passing motorist reporting a vehicle parked with two individuals in the back seat. The vehicle bearing OH registration, was approached with the occupants being woke by the deputies. Deputies asked Cortney Porter what she was doing there. The male, identified as Matthew Rosier, and Porter stated they had a long night and were just catching up on sleep. A cellophane baggie on the floor was observed by deputies. When asked what was in the baggie, Rosier stated it was burnt marihuana. Porter and Rosier were then asked to exit the vehicle. Rosier began to exit the vehicle and grabbed a purse along with two handbags and placed them on the vehicle. Deputy Stillson began looking through one of the bags and located suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Rosier was being detained and quickly handed something off to Porter. When Porter was asked what Rosier had handed her, she stated nothing. A cellophane baggie was located in Porter’s hand containing a white powdery substance, which Porter later admitted was fentanyl. Further searches of the three bags revealed more suspected methamphetamine, several empty 1×1 clear plastic baggies, 4 hypodermic syringes, and 3 sets of digital scales. Also located was cash belonging to Rosier and Porter. Matthew Wayne Rosier, age 32, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, tampering with evidence, and trafficking in drugs. Cortney Renee Porter, age 20, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and trafficking in drugs. Both Rosier and Porter were transported to the Washington County Jail.
On 2 Jun 2021 Lt. Hunter began an investigation into a catalytic converter being stolen off of a vehicle in Barlow Township. This case remains under investigation.
The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail on 2 Jun 2021:
Matthew Wayne Rosier, age 32, homeless, aggravated possession of drugs, tampering with evidence, trafficking in drugs, all felonies, 2 counts theft and tampering with coin machines, all misdemeanors.
Cortney Renee Porter, age 20, homeless, aggravated possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and trafficking in drugs, all felonies.
Dance Dale Grahame, age 19, Williamstown, W, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.
Justyn Kurtis Rohr, age 28, Athens, OH, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a felony.
Nicolas John Frances Hall, age 18, Thompson, GA, 22 counts inducing panic, all felonies.
Lacie Lynn Faddis, age, Athens, OH, unauthorized use of motor vehicle, a felony.
Sandra Marie Parlin, age, Parkersburg, WV, drug paraphernalia, theft, and obstructing official business, all misdemeanors.
There are currently 27 female inmates and 85 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.