Snow Emergency Level 1 Washington County Sheriff Larry R Mincks has issued a level one snow emergency. Level one means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are icy. Drive cautiously.

News 13 Mar 2023

On 2 Mar 2023 Deputy Norris responded to Newport Township in reference to a possible menacing complaint. On 2 Mar 2023 at approximately 2148 hours Deputy Norris was dispatched, along with other deputies, to Muskingum Township, to a report of an active domestic incident.   Deputies arrived

News 10 Mar 2023

On 27 Feb 2023 Sgt. McConnell began an investigation into a home being burglarized in Waterford Township.  Numerous items of value were removed from the home. On 27 Feb 2023 Deputy Thornberry and Lt. Gherke were dispatched to Decatur Township in regard to an unruly juvenile.

Special News 10 Mar 2023

On 10 Mar 2023 Agents with the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force conducted a traffic stop resulting in the arrest of Kenneth Walker, Columbus, Ohio. While patrolling the 800 block of Second Street, Pioneer Township, Agents observed a vehicle with an obstructed view of the registration

Special News 10 Mar 2023

On 9 Mar 2023 Deputy Peters, while patrolling southbound on Interstate 77 near the 6 mile marker, Muskingum Township, observed a passenger vehicle commit a traffic violation.  A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle, bearing Michigan registration.  The driver initially stated his name was Troy

News 8 Mar 2023

On 26 Feb 2023 Lt. Hornbeck began an investigation into numerous mailboxes being damaged in the area of Veto Road, between Briggs Hill and Braun Road.  It was noted that vehicles were used, as well as other objects to damage the boxes. Anyone with information is

News 8 Mar 2023

The following subject(s) were processed into the Washington County Jail 4 Mar 2023 to 5 Mar 2023: Eric Lee Touvell, age 40, homeless, domestic violence, menacing, both misdemeanors, arson and parole violation, both felonies. Jordin Breann Romick, age 33, Newport, OH, domestic violence, a misdemeanor. Shawn

Special News 7 Mar 2023

On 2 Mar 2023 Agents with the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and WCSO Detective Bureau executed a search warrant at 236 Francis Road, Muskingum Township, resulting in the arrest of two individuals. The search warrant was executed, finding digital scales, drug