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Police

No new information in Washington County officer-involved shooting

BELPRE — No new details were released Friday in the fatal shooting of a suspect by a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy following an early morning pursuit Thursday on Ohio 339. The name of the deceased and the deputy, who has been placed on administrative leave per department policy, have ...

Wirt man facing sexual assault charge in Wood County

PARKERSBURG — A Wirt County man was arrested Thursday on a charge of felonious sexual assault from an incident in January in Wood County, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office said. The Detective Bureau in February began an investigation of a sexual assault reported to have occurred in January ...

Suspect slain after pursuit in Washington County

BELPRE — An approximately four-mile stretch of Ohio 339 was closed for about half the day Thursday as state investigators processed the scene of a vehicle pursuit that ended with a suspect dead following an officer-involved shooting. “As a result of the officer’s contact with the ...

Vienna woman faces murder charge in Parkersburg shooting

PARKERSBURG — A Vienna woman was charged with murder in the shooting death of a Parkersburg man, and two male suspects are being sought by Parkersburg Police. Dezaray Lynn Roberts, 22, 1104 17th St., Vienna, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder. A bond hearing is set for ...

Belpre Police

BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports: May 11 * Randall H. Powell, 80, Belpre, was cited for speeding 42 mph in a 25 mph zone. * Carter O. Magers, 23, Belpre, was cited for improper lane change. * Shawn S. McClead, 29, Belpre, was arrested on a warrant and ...

Parkersburg Police

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports on May 17: May 16 * Sharon Easton, 52, of Parkersburg, was arrested on a warrant. * Mariah Knight, 21, of Parkersburg, was arrested on a domestic battery charge. * Zachary Delizzio, 27, of Vienna, was arrested ...