WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 29 JUN 2021


On 23 Jun 2021 Deputy Aultman began an investigation into a felonious assault in Salem Township.  This case remains under investigation.

On 23 Jun 2021 Deputy Gainer began a burglary investigation where numerous items, i.e. Vizio TV, LG TV, Samsung notebook laptop, PS4 system, were stolen.  This case remains under investigation.

On 24 Jun 2021 James Holder provided Warren Water and Sewer Association, 17300 State Route 550, Marietta, OH, with a hand written rental agreement signed by a property owner and himself. The note stated Holder was renting the property at 4755 Waterford Road from the property owner.  Warren Water and Sewer Association received this documentation and contacted the property owner, who advised he did not sign that rental agreement.   It was confirmed that no rental agreement verbal or written was entered into by the property owner and Holder.  Holder admitted to writing the agreement and signing the owner’s name after a verbal agreement via telephone.  A summons is being requested for James Nathan Holder, age 35, on a charge of forgery.  

On 25 Jun 2021 Deputy Painter was on patrol on State Route 7, Warren Township, when a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed was observed and confirmed on radar.  The vehicle was registered at 72 mph in a 60 mph zone.  A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Matthew Hahn  A check of Hahn’s license confirmed the suspension. An odor of raw marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle.  When asked if there was marijuana in the vehicle Hahn stated he did not know.  A bag of green leafy substances was located with Hahn stating the “weed” was his.  A citation was issued to Matthew Baron Hahn, age 49, 506 White Road, Marietta, OH, for speed, failure to reinstate a driver’s license and possession of marijuana. 

The  following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail on 28 Jun 2021:

Mario Anthony Puma, age 32, Parkersburg, WV, domestic violence, a felony.

Jason Lee Martin, age 35, Coolville, OH, OVI and contempt of court, both misdemeanors.

There are currently 17 female inmates and 87 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.