WCSO News 13 Dec 2022
On 5 Dec 2022 began an investigation into a theft from Dollar General, Barlow Township.
On 5 Dec 2022 Deputy Schwendeman began an investigation into a credit card being fraudulently opened in a company’s name.
On 5 Dec 2022 Sgt. McConnell began an investigation into a possible domestic incident in Decatur Township. This investigation was determined to be unfounded.
On 6 Dec 2022 Deputy Painter was dispatched to Wesley Township to a reported 911 hang up call. Deputies arrived and found Dana Harrison had been involved in a verbal altercation and had agreed to leave for the evening. Deputies accompanied Harrison to a room to retrieve belongings and detected an odor of raw marijuana. When asked what was in a bag on the floor Harrison stated “weed”. He further stated it was his. Dana Nigel Harrison, age 51, 13184 State Route 555, Cutler, OH, will be summoned to court on a charge of possession of marijuana.
On 6 Dec 2022 Deputy Painter began an investigation into a business in Warren Township being scammed out of funds through a fraudulent invoice.
On 8 Dec 2022 Deputy Davis began an investigation in Belpre Township regarding a vehicle being taken without the owner’s approval.
On 8 Dec 2022 Deputy Peters was patrolling State Route 7 near Clement Avenue in Belpre Township when Matthew Deem was observed driving a GMC Yukon knowing he was suspended. A traffic stop was conducted and Deem was informed that he was suspended for a non-compliance suspension. When asked about anything illegal in the vehicle Deem stated there shouldn’t be and allowed the vehicle to be searched. A glass smoking pipe was located along with suspected methamphetamine. Matthew Edward Deem, age 41, 1410 ½ Hocking Road, Belpre, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. A citation was issued for the suspension violation.
The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 11 Dec 2022:
Rodney Dakota Hill, age 22, Cutler, OH, domestic violence, probation violation both felonies, and direct contempt, a misdemeanor.
Mareesa Heaven Lyshae Richards, age 19, Belpre, OH, burglary, a felony.
Trenton Joshua McCabe, age 20, Marietta, OH, burglary, a felony.
There are currently 12 women and 95 men being housed in the Washington County Jail.