FCSO Incidents


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

April 3

Domestic Dispute: Deputies responded to a domestic dispute on Stringtown Road. After the investigation was complete, it was determined no threats or assault had occurred. Bobby Clark of Washington C.H. was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Littering/Drug Abuse Instrument: Deputies responded to US 35 near the 24-mile marker in reference to possible hypodermic needles in the ditch. The needles were located and properly disposed of.

April 2

Domestic Dispute: A husband and wife were involved in a verbal dispute.

March 31

Drug Abuse: Sheriff’s deputies responded to US 62 on reports of an unresponsive female. Nalaxone was administered by EMS and the female was transported to a medical facility for treatment.

Disorderly Conduct: Deputies responded to a residence on Jamison Road in reference to an alleged criminal offense. After the investigation was completed, Tyrone Smith of Washington C.H. was charged for disorderly conduct.

Burglary/Theft: Dustin Arnett of Washington C.H. reported unknown person(s) entered his residence and removed property.

March 30

Lost Property: Courtney Norris of Greenfield reported losing her driver’s license. The license was later located.

Grand Theft of Motor Vehicle: Mark Stambaugh of Sitka, Ky. reported person(s) unknown removed his tractor and trailer from the lot of Travel Centers of America.

Domestic Dispute: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Marchant Luttrell Road on a domestic incident. Upon arrival, all parties involved were identified and it was determined that no assault or threats of violence had occurred.

March 29

Menacing: Angel Reed of Washington C.H. reported receiving threats from a known subject.

Traffic Crash: Scott Cook of Eubank, Ky. exited Interstate 71 northbound onto State Route 435 when he attempted to change lanes due to construction. Cook struck a vehicle driven by Harry Showalter of Jeffersonville, who was also exiting I-71. Both vehicles suffered minor damage and there were no injuries.

Traffic Offense/Disorderly by Fighting: Deputies responded to a road rage incident on State Route 38. Jacob Morgan of Orient, Ohio declined any charges out of the incident. The other half departed the area prior to the arrival of deputies.

Domestic Dispute: Martha Grubb of Bloomingburg reported she was involved in a verbal dispute with a known person.

March 28

Traffic Crash: Michael Ball of New Holland was traveling south on Good Hope-New Holland Road and lost control of his vehicle. Ball traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. Ball continued into the yard of a residence and struck the front porch before coming to rest. No injuries were reported. Ball was issued a citation for failure to control and OVI.

Assault: Deputies were dispatched to Miami Trace High School in reference to an assault. After the investigation was completed, charges were filed.

Traffic Crash: Roger Belles of Washington C.H. was traveling northbound on State Route 41 within the Village of Jeffersonville. Shawn McMurry of Greenfield pulled out of TFO and struck Belles’ vehicle. McMurry was cited out of the accident and no injuries were reported.

Traffic Crash: A two-vehicle accident on Dennis Street was reported. Kaylynn Little was cited for assured clear distance ahead. There were no injuries.

Drug Abuse/Physical Control: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Pettit’s in New Martinsburg on a suspicious male. Deputies made contact with the male subject, who appeared to be under the influence. During the arrest of the male, a substance believed to be heroin was located. David Fitzpatrick of Washington C.H. was arrested and charged in the matter.

March 27

Gambling: Evelyn Cassels of Seabrook, Texas reported that while at the northbound rest area on Interstate 71, several subjects were engaged in a game of chance. Cassels stated the subjects asked her if she had money and when the money was observed, the subjects grabbed the money and departed.

Breaking & Entering/Theft: Barbara Carlson of Washington C.H. reported a person forced entry into a garage on Jenks Road. The investigation is pending.

Telephone Harassment: Pepper Stout of Mt. Sterling reported she was receiving unwanted texts from a known person.

March 26

Burglary: Shannon Wilson of Washington C.H. reported he gave two subjects permission to stay at the rear of the property in their vehicle. Wilson advised that when he returned to his residence, he located the subjects hiding inside his residence.

Assault: Vesmir Grahovic of Chicago reported that while at the Tanger Outlet Mall, he observed a male subject strike a child. Upon interviewing the male, he admitted to disciplining his 7-year-old son. The child was checked and deputies did not find any injuries to the child.

Criminal Damaging: A female reported her 15-year-old son was unruly in the residence and caused damage to the residence. The juvenile probation officer was contacted and she authorized placement in JDC.

March 25

Traffic Crash: Andrea J. Lyons of Jeffersonville reported an unknown person struck her motor vehicle while parked at Summer Tree Apartments.

Theft: An employee of Polo Ralph Lauren at the Tanger Outlet Mall reported a theft of merchandise from the business. The incident is under investigation.

Theft: John Nixford, of Hilliard, Ohio, reported a theft of firearms while at the Deer Creek shooting range. The incident is under investigation.

OVI: A sheriff’s deputy was on routine patrol on Old US 35 when he observed a vehicle commit multiple lane violations, at which time a traffic stop was conducted. During contact with the driver, observations were made and the driver appeared to be intoxicated. Field sobriety was conducted and Ashley Scott of Greenfield was arrested.

Menacing: Robert Hawkins of Jeffersonville reported a known person was requesting that a third party assault him. He was referred to the village solicitor if he wished to pursue charges.

March 24

Naloxone Use: Deputies and EMS responded to a residence in the Village of Jeffersonville on a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the male was found unresponsive. Naloxone was administered and the patient was transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Traffic Crash: April Eggleton of Washington C.H. was traveling on State Route 41 North when a deer entered the roadway, causing a collision. No injuries to individuals inside the vehicle were reported at the time of the accident.

Traffic Violation: Deputies responded to Colonial Drive in the Village of Jeffersonville in reference to a traffic violation. The operator of the vehicle was contacted and advised of the complaint.

Traffic Crash: John Shaw of Washington C.H. was attempting to back out of his residence. He failed to observe Michael Noel of Washington C.H. traveling westbound on Clyburn Avenue. Shaw was cited for improper backing.

Traffic Crash: Joe Spearman of Crystal Springs, MS was traveling southbound on Interstate 71 near State Route 41 within Jefferson Township when he traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a guardrail and causing a minor fuel leak. Jefferson Township firefighters responded to the scene and contained the leak. Spearman was cited for failure to control. No injuries were reported.

Theft: Eleanor Dowler of Washington C.H. reported unknown person(s) removed property from her mailbox.

Domestic Dispute: Deputies responded to US Route 62 on reports of a dispute. Both parties departed prior the arrival of deputies. No threats or assault were reported.

March 23

Traffic Crash: Heather Borreson of Greenfield was traveling east on Ghormley Road and lost control of her vehicle. Borreson traveled off the right side of the roadway into the ditch and struck a tree. Borreson was transported to a medical facility for treatment of injuries. Borreson was cited for failure to control and OVI. She was additionally charged and arrested on a warrant for child endangering on March 29.

Theft: Arminta Torbett of Washington C.H. reported person(s) unknown removed a yard ornament from the yard of her residence.

Theft: Employees of Ralph Lauren reported unknown person(s) removed property from the business without paying.

Domestic Dispute: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Danville Road on a domestic incident. Upon arrival, all parties involved were identified and it was determined that no assault or threats of violence had occurred.

Illegal Conveyance of Drugs: Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Fayette County Jail on reports of an inmate who conveyed drugs into the facility. The case remains under investigation.

Unruly/Menacing: Miami Trace Local Schools officials reported that a student had become unruly within the school and threatened another student. The unruly child was charged in the offense and transported to JDC.

Burglary/Theft: John Boltenhouse of Washington C.H. reported that sometime during the evening hours, person(s) unknown entered his residence and removed several items.

March 22

Protection Order Service: A sheriff’s deputy made contact and served a respondent with a protection order.

Telephone Harassment: Christina Payne of Bloomingburg reported receiving unwanted messages from a known male subject. Contact was attempted to the male with no success.

March 21

Menacing: Employees of Speedway reported an unknown male made threats and then departed the business.

Theft: Robert Morris of Bloomingburg reported items were missing from his residence.

Taking the Identity of Another: Sharon Willett of New Holland reported persons unknown had used her identity to manipulate her banking accounts.

Unruly: A resident reported an unruly child within the home. Prosecution was declined.