On 7 May 2022 Deputy Stillson began an investigation into services paid for home repair and the work not being done. 

On 7 May 2022 Deputy Young was dispatched to Whipple Run Road, Liberty Township, to a report of an altercation at that location with three individuals.  Robert Warden, Russell Preston, and a female, reported Warden being attacked by James Ash.  The subjects stated that Ash struck Warden in the head with a cane, causing a large cut above his right eye.   Ash states he went to the residence as asked by another individual.  This subject went into the home and Warden and Preston came out of the residence and attacked him while he was seated in the vehicle.  A summons is being requested for James Allan Ash, age 63, 30501 Lebanon Road, Lower Salem, OH, Russell Ray Preston, age 40, 4700 Dalzell Road, Whipple, OH, and Robert John Warden, age 50 ,5085 Whipple Run Road, Whipple, OH, on a charge of disorderly conduct – fighting. 

On 7 May 2022 deputies responded to 584 Goddard Road, Cutler, OH, to information received that Mason Nelson was at the residence, and there were 5 active felony warrants for his arrest.  Deputies observed a male subject with blonde hair at the backdoor of the residence who advised his name was Joe. The male went back into the residence, shut the door and fled out a window into the woods. A brief foot pursuit ensued until visual contact was lost.  It was determined that the male was Nelson.  On 8 May 2022 Deputies went back to 584 Goddard Road in an attempt to locate Mason Nelson again.  While approaching the residence a male subject with blonde hair, matching the description of Mason Nelson, was walking from a red truck into the residence.  Deputies made contact with Joey Reed and Jeremy Cremeans.  Reed and Cremeans were advised that deputies were looking for Mason Nelson, due to him having felony warrants.  Subjects stated that he was not in the residence.  Deputies advised they believed Nelson was in the residence, that he was living there.  Deputies then entered the residence and located Nelson’s girlfriend, Taylor Puckett.  Puckett told deputies to leave, that they didn’t have a warrant to be in the residence.  All three subjects were at the residence the previous evening and were advised reference charges for harboring Nelson.  Deputies were advised that it was believed that Nelson was in a bedroom, because there was “someone” in there.  Mason Andrew Nelson, age 34, 585 Goddard Road, Cutler, OH, was located hiding in a closet and was taken into custody.  Nelson was charged with falsification, resisting arrest and the other warrants on file.  Jeremy Allen Cremeans, age 36, 585 Goddard Road, Cutler, OH, Taylor R Puckett, age 22, 96 Greenbrier Lane, Davisville, WV, and Joseph Lloyd Reed, age 49, 584 Goddard Road, Cutler, OH, were all placed  under arrest and charged with obstructing justice. 

On 8 May 2022 Deputy Tucker began an investigation in Newport Township regarding damage to a vehicle.

On 8 May 2022 Sgt. Schwendeman responded to the parking lot at 825 State Route 339, Belpre Township, to a reported disturbance involving Steven J. Belisky and Lacole D. Dalrymple.  Belisky and Dalrymple were standing beside a silver Ford SUV. While speaking with Belisky he was asked if there were any drugs inside his vehicle, which he said he was not sure, as he regularly has other individuals in his vehicle. Belisky was then asked for consent to search, which he agreed to.  Numerous items of drug paraphernalia were located.  Also located were items that had the words Lacole Dalrymple and Lacole “heart” Steve written on it.  Dalrymple was asked if the bag belonged to her, which she confirmed it did. Inside the bag were additional drug paraphernalia items, including a metal spoon with residue, and other items of paraphernalia.  A summons is being requested for Steven James Belisky, age 34, 104 King Avenue, Marietta, OH, and Lacole D Dalrymple, age 35, 1308 Williamson Avenue, #14B, New Matamoras, OH, on a charge of possessing drug abuse instruments, and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia. 

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 10 May 2022:

Kelly Jane Farnsworth, age 34, Marietta, OH, criminal trespass and breach of recognizance, both misdemeanors.

Robin Jerome Richards, age 34, Coolville, OH, nonsupport of dependents (civil), obstructing justice and parole violation, both felonies.

Tommee Lee Garvin, age 29, Belpre, OH, probation violation, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 32 female inmates and 64 male inmates being housed in the Washington County Jail.