WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 4 AUG 2021


On 29 Jul 2021 Deputy Painter issued a citation to Tamera Sue Good, 436 Fifth Street, Marietta, OH, for speed, 74 mph in a 60 mph zone.

On 29 Jul 2021 Deputy Painter issued a citation to Elizabeth A Schmaltz, 5 Roxbury Drive, Athens, OH, 74 mph in a 60 mph zone.

On 29 Jul 2021 Deputy Painter issued a citation to Alyssa Dawn Deter, 175 Watson Lane, Belpre, OH,  84 mph in a 60 mph zone.

On 29 Jul 2021 Deputy Tornes began an investigation into a dog running loose on Front Street, Marietta, OH.  This case remains under investigation.

On 29 Jul 2021 deputies responded to Camelot Drive, Belpre, OH, to meet with Randall Barnette reference a theft.  This case remains under investigation.

On 29 Jul 2021 Deputy Aultman began an investigation into a theft from a resident.  This case remains under investigation.

On 29 Jul 2021 deputies responded to 567 Coal Run Drive, Waterford, OH, to a report of Jeremy Ludwig being at the residence. Ludwig was found to have an active warrant out of West Virginia.  Ludwig was found hiding in the attic of the residence. While searching Ludwig, a small glass container with a white crystalline substance was found in his pocket, which he admitted was methamphetamine. Jeremy Marlen Ludwig, age 26, 567 Coal Run Drive, Unit A, Lowell, OH, was arrested on the warrant and also charged with possession of a controlled substance and being a fugitive from justice.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail on 3  Aug 2021:

Billy Ray Gibson, age 40, Walker, WV, driving under suspension 2 counts, and no seatbelt, all misdemeanors.

Stanley Rupert Smith Jr., age 59, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Demarkus Ramar Smith, age 30, Cleveland Heights, OH, driving under suspension (Geauga County).

Dustin Dewain Wade, age 34,Walker, WV, trespass in a habitation, disrupting public service and tampering with drugs, all felonies, possessing criminal tools and criminal damaging, both misdemeanors.

Miranda Jane Long, age 28, Fleming, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Phillip Joseph Bair, II, age 28, Marietta, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Travis Eugene Williams, age 25, Reedsville, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Jason Ray Wriston, age, Lower Salem, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 23 female inmates and 100 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.