Police Arrests/Citations


According to reports, the following individuals have been arrested or cited by the Washington C.H. Police Department. They are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Feb. 16

Male, 17, Washington C.H., no operator’s license, unsafe vehicle.

Mendy M. Short, 45, 101 Seth Way, barking dogs.

Feb. 15

Roger Diffendal, 71, 3057 Prairie Road, child restraint violation.

Darrian N. Ragland, 19, 2171 Jenni Lane, domestic (first-degree misdemeanor).

Chad J. Smith, 46, 517 Waverly Ave., Fayette County Sheriff’s Office bench warrant – failure to comply.

Albaro S. Cabrera, 35, 11928 State Route 38 Northeast, Bloomingburg, no operator’s license, OVI, OVI per se .17-plus, bench warrant – failure to appear.

Todd L. Owens, 48, Middletown, red light violation, no operator’s license.

Shy L. Mertins, 21, Williamsport, obstructing, receiving stolen property (fifth-degree felony).

Feb. 14

Remick D. Ramsey, 29, 3344 US Route 62 Northeast, theft (first-degree misdemeanor), obstructing official business, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Joshua D. Ely, 32, 3 James St., Jeffersonville, no operator’s license, speed.

Jeremy M. Darden, 33, 26196 Locus Grove Road, New Holland, physical control.

Billy J. May, 34, 701 Peabody Ave., Fayette County Sheriff’s Office bench warrant – failure to comply, possession of drug abuse instruments (second-degree misdemeanor), possession of drugs (first-degree misdemeanor).

Brandon M. Depugh, 18, 808 Damon Drive, speed.

Feb. 13

Oliver Lee Massie, 53, 52 West St., Bloomingburg, failure to control.

Sam Higman, 48, at large, alcoholic beverage prohibited (first-degree misdemeanor), criminal trespassing (fourth-degree misdemeanor).

Scott M. Angeleth, 23, 717 Peddicord Ave., possession of drug paraphernalia (minor misdemeanor).