WCSO News for 31 Aug 2022

On 24 Aug 2022 Sgt. McConnell began an investigation into a money box being broken into at a vegetable stand and money taken in Adams Township. 

On 25 Aug 2022 Deputy Derkin responded to Luke Chute Road, Waterford Township, to a dog being on a neighbor’s property. Thomas Wayne Hemsath, 142 Luke Chute Road, Waterford, OH,  advised the dog belonged to him.  Hemsath was advised that a summons would be issued to him for failing to restrain his dog.   

On 26 Apr 2022 Sgt. Stillson investigated a breaking and entering in Wesley Township where items were removed. 

On 26 Aug 2022 deputies responded to 2800 Beach Drive Lot 10, Belpre Township, to a reported domestic violence incident. Assistance was given by the Belpre Police Department.  Deputies were advised that William Bartges had fled the scene prior to their arrival.   It was reported that an argument involving Bartges had occurred, with Bartges punching the victim and kicking her legs.  Bartges also removed the victim’s telephone while she was attempting to call for help, leaving with the phone.  Bartges, age 49, was later located and transported to the Washington County Jail on a charge of domestic violence, disrupting public service, and violating a temporary protection order.

On 26 Aug 2022 Sgt. Schwendeman began an investigation into a violation of a protection order in Salem Township.

On 28 Aug 2022 Sgt. Schwendeman contacted Jeffrey David Turner, age 56, 45 Waugh Street, Newport, OH, due to an outstanding warrant out of the Pleasant’s County Magistrate Court, WV.   The warrant was for failure to appear on an original charge of possession of synthetic narcotics.  The information on the warrant was confirmed with Turner, finding him to be the individual wanted by Pleasants County, WV.  A charge of fugitive from justice was filed on Turner through Marietta Municipal Court and he was transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 29 Aug 2022 Deputy Davis responded to Wesley Township to a report of Corey Tabler assaulting an individual. Tabler reportedly arrived at a home in Wesley Township where he approached the individual, verbally arguing and then punching the subject in the side of the head. Tabler denied any of the events that were reported.  A summons is being requested for Corey M. Tabler, age 42, 19912 Sand Rock Road, Stewart, OH, on a charge of assault.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 30 Aug 2022:

Roger Dale Ferrell, Jr., age 50, Marietta, OH, violating a protection order, a misdemeanor.

Debra Lee Sampson, age 28, Marietta, OH, receiving stolen property, breach of recognizance and 2 counts of forgery, all felonies.

Steven Tyler Mitchell Nolan, age 31, Belpre, OH, public indecency, 3 counts, all misdemeanors.

There are currently 24 women and 89 men being housed in the Washington County Jail.