Police Incidents


According to reports, the Washington C.H. Police Department responded to the following calls:

March 26

Larceny: At 12:31 p.m., Tara Tackett of Walmart Loss Prevention reported that an unidentified male departed the store with merchandise he did not purchase.

March 24

Carrying Concealed Weapon/Improper Handling of Firearm/Possession of Drugs/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 5:09 p.m., officers responded to the Kroger parking lot in reference to a possible drug overdose. Contact was made with a female who was found not to be under the influence of drugs. The female was found to be illegally in possession of a firearm, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. The female, identified as Amanda E. Monroe, was arrested and charged with the listed offenses.

March 22

Theft: At 8:03 a.m., officers responded to Save-A-Lot in reference to unknown persons who had taken property belonging to the business without permission. The unknown person(s) damaged other property in the parking lot area.

Theft: At 3:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Yeoman Street in reference to a theft complaint. Contact was made with the victim, Elizabeth Pettit, who advised that person(s) unknown had stolen a decorative piece off of her front porch.

March 20

Possession of Drugs/Possession of Schedule II Drugs/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 1:48 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation at South Fayette Street and Broadway Street. The driver had a suspended driver’s license and had an active warrant. During a search, officers located heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and various drug paraphernalia items. The driver, identified as Robert O. Hawkins, was charged with the listed offenses.

Possession of Drug Abuse Instrument/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 3:14 a.m., officers responded to the 700 block of Peabody Avenue in reference to a domestic dispute. During investigation, a male was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. The male, identified as Billy J. May, was charged with the listed offenses.

Inducing Panic: At 5:08 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of North Main Street in reference to a drug overdose. A male was administered Narcan and was transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital for further treatment. The male, identified as Nathan W. Wilson, was charged with the listed offense.

Theft: At 8:21 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of High Street in reference to a theft. Betty Lou Annon advised that unknown suspect(s) removed a bank card from her purse inside of her home and made unauthorized bank withdrawals/transactions.