WCSO News 8 Nov 2022

On 2 Nov 2022 Deputy Harlow began an investigation at the Warren Local Schools where a student was punched in the face by another student.  Charges for assault are pending in this investigation.

On 2 Nov 2022 Lt. Johnson began an investigation into a subject required to register with the Sheriff’s Office as an arsonist no longer being in compliance.  Charges for failing to register are pending.

On 3 Nov 2022 Deputy Wallace responded to Third Street, Grandview Township in reference to Melissa Bradley reporting her mother, Julie Ellis, had her hands around her neck trying to choke her. It was reported that a verbal altercation had escalated.  After completing the investigation a citation for disorderly conduct was issued to Melissa Bradley, age 45, 624 Mannington Road, Smithfield, WV, and Julie Ellis, age 64, 608 Third Street, New Matamoras, OH.

On 3 Nov 2022 Deputy Peters was on patrol in Fairfield Township when he observed a passenger vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.  Radar revealed the subject driving 76 mph in a posted 55 mph zone.  The driver, Loring Daniel Stevens, 6990 Marion Street, Chesterville, OH, was issued a citation for speed.

On 3 Nov 2022 Deputy Schwendeman was dispatched to Dye Street, Newport Township, to a report of Serena Saunders causing a disturbance and possibly being impaired. Deputy Schwendeman observed Saunders pulling out from the residence in a Ford Focus.  Deputy Schwendeman met with Saunders, the only occupant of the vehicle.  After conducting the investigation Serena Lynn Saunders, age 50, 402 Main Street, New Matamoras, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with OVI.

On 3 Nov 2022 the Washington County Jail personnel determined that Chandra Renea Jenkins, age 41, 35 Farr Street, Petroleum, WV, a current inmate, had an active warrant out of Ritchie County, WV, on a charge of possessing a controlled substance with a valid prescription.  A check of the information was confirmed and a charge of fugitive from justice was filed on Jenkins. 

On 3 Nov 2022 Michael A. Miilliron, homeless, was brought into the Washington County Jail on a charge of domestic violence.  Milliron was asked if he had anything on his person that he should not have.  Milliron stated he may have a weed bowl.  During the search a post it note was located and believed to have methamphetamine within the paper, which Milliron confirmed.  A charge of conveyance into a jail facility was filed on Milliron.