Police Incidents


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

May 14

Criminal Damaging: At 5:26 p.m., Jana Knedler of 600 W. Oakland Ave., Apt. B., reported that sometime during the night, someone sprayed her car with black spray paint.

May 12

Criminal Trespass/Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments: At 3:01 p.m., officers were checking a complaint of a person trespassing in an abandoned residence on Wilson Street and a female identified as Kasey R. Harper was located at the residence. Harper was arrested and during her arrest, she was found in possession of drug abuse instruments. She was charged accordingly.

Assault: At 3:13 p.m. while on patrol, an officer observed a male and female involved in an argument that became a physical altercation. The officer separated the two and while speaking with both, they each made a claim of assault against the other. Damian M. Friley and Mellissa LK Goldsberry were both arrested for the offense.

Criminal Damaging: At 8:19 p.m., Ross Matthews reported that unknown person(s) caused damage to the front window on his residence.

Theft: At 10:19 p.m., Harriet Penwell reported that unknown person(s) removed property from her residence without her permission.

May 11

Assault: At 12:31 a.m., Breanna Mann reported that while at a residence on Eastern Avenue, a known male struck her in the face with his fist, causing injury to her nose.

May 9

Identity Theft: At 3:56 p.m., Ronald Shepard reported that unknown person(s) used his personal information to open an account with Direct TV without his knowledge or permission.

Theft: At 5:17 p.m., Elizabeth Adkins reported that unknown person(s) removed several household items and a push mower from her garage.

May 7

Larceny: At 4:05 p.m., Rodney Scudder, of 634 Eastern Ave., reported that someone removed $140 cash from his wallet sometime that day.

Domestic Violence: At 4:52 p.m., Kenneth Vernon, of 213 Bereman St., reported being threatened by his estranged wife, Shawna Vernon. Charges were filed out of the incident.