News 13 Feb 2023

On 5 Feb 2023 Deputy Tullius began an investigation into a dog bite incident in Newport Township.

On 7 Feb 2023 Deputy Davis was patrolling State Route 7 northbound when he observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on State Route 7.  A traffic stop was conducted and the speed confirmed at 70 mph in a posted 60 mph zone.  A check through dispatch confirmed the driver, Chelsea R. Durham, 32129 Welchtown Road, Pomeroy, OH, had a suspended license.  A citation was issued to Durham for driving under suspension.

On 7 Feb 2023 Deputy Tucker began an investigation into an accidental gunshot wound. 

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 9 Feb 2023 to 11 Feb 2023:

Marlyn Esmralda Herrera, age 41, Gardena, CA, theft from a person in a protected class, receiving stolen property, theft by deception and attempted theft, all felonies.

Roger Eugene Smith, age 43, Harrisville, WV, arson, a felony.

Kevin Andrew Williams, age 35, Marietta, OH, having weapons while under disability, aggravated possession of drugs, all felonies, possessing a defaced firearm, and criminal trespassing, both misdemeanors.

Gilberto NMN Marquina, age 51, Waterford, OH, OVI alcohol drug of abuse or both, driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs .08 of 1 gram or more, but less than .17 of 1 gram, no operator’s license, failure to control, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of drugs, marijuana, all misdemeanors.

Thomas Eugene Murray, age 46, Belpre, OH, domestic violence, a felony.

Matthew Scott Labarre, age 20, Marietta, OH, disorderly conduct and prohibitions, alcohol under age 21, all misdemeanors.

Brian David Carr, age 51, Rutland, OH, failure to appear, (Meigs County), a felony.

There are currently 21 women and 94 men being housed in the Washington County Jail.