WCSO NEWS RELEASES – 25 APR 2022


On 20 Apr 2022 Deputy Davis began an investigation in Muskingum Township where a report was made in reference to damage to Putnam School.

On 20 Apr 2022 Sgt. Johnson responded to 1685 Wynncrest Drive, Warren Township, to a reported domestic violence incident.  Rhonda Clark had taken a vehicle without permission and earlier had shoved the victim to the ground.  Clark stated that nothing happened and that law enforcement had no reason to be there.  Clark refused to open the door to the bathroom, forcing deputies to open the door and placing Clark under arrest.   Rhonda Deann Clark, age 45, was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail, charged with domestic violence.  

On 20 Apr 2022 Deputy Painter was patrolling Dunham Township when he observed a vehicle that he had knowledge of having a fictitious registration.   A traffic stop was initiated and the driver of the Ford Mustang continued on until he reached his driveway at 1776 Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, OH.  The driver, identified as Dustin Brooks, stated he had no driver’s license, when asked.  When asked about the license plate, Brooks stated that it didn’t belong on the vehicle.  When asked to perform standardized field sobriety testing he agreed, however performed poorly.   Brooks was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Jail.  Brooks, age 35, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, driving under suspension, and fictitious registration.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 22 Apr 2022 to 24 Apr 2022:

Candice Dianne Prather, age 38, Parkersburg, WV, aggravated possession of drugs and permitting drug abuse, both felonies.

Crystal Dawn Seevers, age 38, Parkersburg, WV, probation violation, a felony.

Dustin Lee Brooks, age 35, Belpre, OH, probation violation, OVI, driving under suspension and fictitious plates, all misdemeanors.

Connie Sue Schau, age 68, Lowell, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

Deryl Edward Wilson, Jr. age 52, Lowell, OH, fugitive from justice, a misdemeanor.

Travis Eugene Williams, age 25, Reedsville, OH, disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Dustin Ray Riley, age 36, Marietta, OH, aggravated possession of drugs and parole violation, both felonies.

Charles Edwin Day, Cutler, OH, aggravated menacing, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, all misdemeanors.

Ronald Eugene Blackstone, age, Marietta, OH, tampering with evidence, a felony.

There are currently 27 female inmates and 72 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.