WCSO News 14 Nov 2022

On 6 Nov 2022 Deputy Logan was dispatched to Wynncrest Drive, Warren Township, to a report of Douglas Wriston making threats.  Wriston was reported to have come running down the driveway yelling and causing a scene.  Wriston returned to his residence and gun shots were then heard, and Wriston was seen with a gun.  Wriston was approximately 50 feet away from the individuals when he fired the shots.  Douglas A. Wriston, Jr., age 39, 693 Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated menacing and domestic violence.  Wriston was transported to the Washington County Jail.

On 6 Nov 2022 Deputy Davis responded to Wesley Township to begin an investigation into a utility trailer that was stolen. 

On 7 Nov 2022 Sgt. McConnell responded to Adams Township in reference to a possible break in. 

On 7 Nov 2022 Lt. Gherke began a theft investigation in Beverly, Ohio, regarding money being stolen.

On 10 Nov 2022 at approximately 1706 hrs. Deputy Tucker responded to County House Lane, Marietta Township, to a report of John Pugh being sexually involved with an individual.  At the completion of the investigation John Michael Pugh, age 64, County House Lane, Marietta, OH, was charged with gross sexual imposition, and was transported to the Washington County Jail.

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 10 Nov 2022 to 12 Nov 2022:

Brandon Wayne Sagle, age 28, McConnelsville, OH, assault, a misdemeanor, and aggravated burglary, a felony.

Paul Daniel O’Donnell, age 55, Belpre, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

John Michael Pugh, age 64, Marietta, OH, gross sexual imposition, a felony.

Kevin Andrew Williams, age 34, New Matamoras, OH, having weapons while under disability, possess defaced firearm and possession of drugs, all felonies, criminal trespass and possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors.

Felicia Dawn Wallace, age 32, Waterford, OH, theft of a motor vehicle, a felony.

Daniel Eugene Voshel, age 68, Lowell, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

Nikki Lee Duncan, age 40, homeless, assault, a misdemeanor.

There are currently 15 women and 102 men being housed in the Washington County Jail.