WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 20 SEPT 2021


On 15 Sept 2021 deputies began an investigation into a missing child in the Marietta Township area.  The child was located and returned safely.

On 17 Sept 2021 Deputy Huffer began an investigation into a stolen catalytic converter in Muskingum Township.  This case remains under investigation.

On 17 Sept 2021 Sgt. Johnson began an investigation into a subject having a financial (fraud) loss through a bank account.  This case remains under investigation.

On 16 Sept 2021 Deputy Gainer began an investigation into tools and water pump(s) being stolen from a job site on Veto Road in Dunham Township.  This case remains under investigation.

On 17 Sept 2021 Deputy Aultman was dispatched to Adams Township in reference to a complaint that Marshall Jones was making threats of harm to an individual.  After conducting the investigation it was determined that Marshall Edward Jones, age 40, 315 Walnut Street, Lowell, OH, would be arrested and charged with menacing.  Jones was transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

On 18 Sept 2021 Sgt. McConnell began an investigation in Waterford Township in reference to a home being entered.  This case remains under investigation.

On 19 Sept 2021 at approximately 0340 hours Lt. Gherke  responded to State Route 821, Lower Salem, to a report of a break in.  The occupants noticed a motorcycle in the drive they did not recognize and then observed a male subject in the attached garage.   The resident(s) then went outside to confront the male subject, and kept him there until law enforcement arrived.  Contact was made with the male,  Zayden Petry, who advised he was in the garage looking for gas, without permission, as his motorcycle ran out of gas up the road.  Petry was patted down and handcuffed.  Lt. Gherke located several items in Petry’s pockets that the homeowners recognized as belonging to them.  There was also a basket that had power tools in it that was moved from its original location to behind the garage, possibly in order to steal.  Lt. Gherke detected a strong odor of alcohol and Petry admitted to consuming alcohol earlier in the evening.  Zayden Jase Petry, age 18, 56321 Spencer Road, Cumberland, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with burglary  and prohibitions – alcohol under the age of 21.  Petry was transported to the Washington County Jail and upon completion of a PBT the test results were .099 BAC.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 17 Sept 2021 to 19 Sept 2021:

Mathew Wayne Rosier, age 32, Beverly, OH, possession of drugs, a felony.

Casey Troy Carpenter, age 25, Lowell, OH, resisting arrest, criminal trespass and probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Marshall Edward Jones, age 40, Lowell, OH, menacing and no seatbelt, both misdemeanors.

Zayden Jase Petry, age 18, Cumberland, OH, trespassing, a felony and prohibitions – alcohol under the age of 21,  a misdemeanor.

There are currently 16 female inmates and 91 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.

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