WCSO NEWS RELEASES FOR 12 NOV 2021  


On 10 Nov 21 deputies were assisting MMC Probation Officers with a search at 105 Melody Lane, Marietta Township.  A container with 2 syringes, glass smoking device, metal spoon and other items, were located in a bedroom.  When questioned Cook stated it belonged to him.  A box was also located in Rebecca Lannings’ bedroom which contained a crystal rock substance weighing 4.08 grams, a folded lottery ticket containing a white crystal substance,  a black and green bag with numerous small empty plastic bags, multicolored pills, weighing 11.18 grams, along with other items.  When questioned Lanning advised the box belonged to her.  Deputies learned that an active warrant was on file for Lewis Williams, who was located in the basement.  Williams had 2 small plastic baggies, one being empty and the other containing a white substance, along with a capped syringe. Summons are being requested for Christopher Paul Cook, 31, 116 Longacre Street, Marietta, OH, on charges of possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia, Rebecca Pearl Lanning, 32, 105 Melody Lane, Marietta, OH,  on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia and Lewis J. Williams, 25, 1010 Adams Avenue, Eupora, MS, on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug use instruments.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail between 10 Nov and 11 Nov 2021:

Marcus Dominique Jackson, 31, Indianapolis, IN, receiving stolen property, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and having weapons while under disability, all felonies.

Jessica Dawn Smith, 29, Beverly, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

James Nathan Holder, 35, Marietta, OH, assault, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 6 female inmates and 60 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.