News 18 May 2023
2 May 2023 Deputy Norris began an investigation in Adams Township in reference to a possible assault.
12 May 2023 Sgt. Stillson was dispatched to a residence on Williamson Avenue, Grandview Township, to a report of Jarrod O’Neal being on the property after having been evicted by the Marietta Municipal Court on 20 March 2023. Jarrod owns the trailer, however the property the trailer sits on belongs to another individual. Witnesses had seen Jarrod enter the trailer, however he had not come back out. Sgt. Stillson attempted to speak with Jarrod, however he would not come to the door. It was also reported that Jarrod and April O’Neal had been back to this location numerous times in the past several weeks. A warrant is being requested through Marietta Municipal Court on a charge of criminal trespassing for Jarrod K. O’Neal, age 38, and April D. O’Neal, age 34.
13 May 2023 while on patrol on State Route 339 at McGill Road, Dunham Township, Sgt. Stillson observed a red Ford Ranger bearing Ohio registration operating on the roadway above the posted speed limit. Speed was confirmed at 69 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. A traffic stop was conducted with the driver being identified as Steven Craig Pottmeyer, 72 Needham Drive, Belpre, OH. A citation was issued to Pottmeyer for speed.
There are currently 26 women and 85 men being housed in the Washington County Jail.