WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 15 SEPT 2021


On 9 Sept  2021 at approximately 1430 hours Deputy Peters responded to 316 Weppler Road, Adams Township in reference to Shirley Erb being attacked by the neighbor’s bull. It was reported that a family member received a call that Erb was attacked by a black bull and was being transported to the hospital.  When family arrived at the residence the bull was standing over top of Erb.  Garrett Alexander Scott, age 27, 607 Coal Run Drive, Lowell, OH, stated he did in fact own the bull and the other cow which was out of the fence.  A summons is being requested for Scott on a charge of animals at large. 

On 9 Sept 2021 Deputy Aultman was dispatched to 260 Greenbrier Circle to a report of Kaleb Bennett’s American Bull Dog attacking Charles Warner’s Boxer.  Warner stated Bennett ties his dog out during the day.  Warner stated he went for a walk with his Boxer and Bennett’s dog broke his chain and attacked the Boxer on Warner’s property.  Warner was able to separate the two dogs without injury and secure Bennett’s dog at his property.  Warner did seek medical attention for his Boxer.  A summons is being requested for Kaleb M. Bennett, 230 Greenbrier Circle, Marietta, OH,  on a charge of failure to restrain.

On 10 Sept 2021 Deputy Stillson began an investigation into a dog bite in Newport, OH.  This case remains under investigation.

On 10 Sept 2021 Sgt. Brown responded to 20045 State Route 676, Warren Township, to a criminal mischief complaint.  Kenneth Tullius II and James Hughey stated that Christina Garland was at the home and was in an augment with her husband.  Garland was leaving the property and opened a grill on the porch, removed all the meat product which was on the grill, and threw it on the porch and left the residence.  Tullius and Hughey state the meat, over $200 of brisket, was intended for a wedding reception this date that they were catering. Later this date, deputies responded to the home for an unrelated matter. While Sgt. Schwendeman was there speaking with Garland, she did not deny or admit to the allegations, but stated it was a bad decision.  A summons was requested for Christina Renee Garland, age 55, on a charge of criminal mischief.

On 11 Sept 2021 at approximately 0218 hours Deputy Gainer responded to 100 Simpson Street, Marietta Township, to a report of Justin Wolfe and Jessica Science assaulting Delbert Cain.  Cain stated Wolfe and Science showed up and walked in the  residence unannounced and uninvited.  Cain states they sat down and began arguing with him due to problems they blame Cain for.  Cain asked the two to leave and Wolfe became irritated stating they would talk then. Wolfe then got up from the couch and struck Cain multiple times in the head.  Cain again asked the two to leave several times.  Science continued to yell at Cain while they were leaving, and threw a half empty tequila bottle at Cain, striking him in the leg.  A warrant was requested and issued for Justin Edward Wolfe, age 28, 138 Harmar Street, Marietta, OH, and Jessica Ann Science, age 33, LKA: 2504 Valley View Drive, Belpre, OH, for aggravated burglary. 

On 11 Sept 2021 an assault was reported to have occurred inside the Washington County Jail, 101 Westview Avenue, Marietta, OH.  Investigation revealed Anthony Doerfer got up from his bed, put on his shoes, and walked over to another bed. Doerfer approached Patrick Wilson–Eltringham and struck him.  Doerfer then leaned over Wilson-Eltringham shoving him down towards the bed. Wilson-Eltringham lifted his left arm attempting to shield himself from Doerfer, and Doerfer struck him again and then returned to bed.  Corrections officers responded and ordered Doerfer out of his bed.  Doerfer got up and made an aggressive step towards Sgt. Timberman.  Control of Doerfer was taken and attempts to place his hands behind his back were made, with Doerfer attempting to move past Sgt. Timberman, forcibly pushing him backwards. Doerfer continued to resist officers but was eventually placed in handcuffs and removed from the dorm.  Anthony William Doerfer, age 38, 43820 Cook Road, Pomeroy, OH, was charged with a felony assault and a misdemeanor assault.

On 11 Sept 2021 Deputy Tullius responded to Gantsville Road, Belpre Township, to a report of a violation of a temporary protection order.  The protected party reported Joanna Tullius sitting in the grass across the street from her residence and in the neighbor’s yard beside her residence today.  Tullius was telling and cursing at the subject across the road.  After completing the investigation a warrant was requested and issued for Joanna L. Tullius, age 41, on a charge of violating a temporary protection order. 

On 11 Sept 2021 Lt. Hornbeck began an investigation where Ryan Barrett’s property at 1405 Roddy Road, Fairfield, Township, was entered and numerous items of value were stolen.  This case remains under investigation.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail on 14 Sept 2021:

Justin Lashawn Davis, age 27, Columbus, OH, aggravated possession of drugs, a felony.

Anthony Cameron Williams, age 48, Lowell, OH, sex offender failure to notify change of address, a felony.

Richard Dean Bailey, age 65, Marietta, OH, animals at large, 2 counts, both misdemeanors.

Natasha Katherine Dunn, age 32, Bellaire, OH, driving under suspension, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 16 female inmates and 88 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.