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.

May 21

Rusty D. Penwell, Jr., 29, at large, trespassing (fourth-degree misdemeanor), possession of drug abuse instruments (first-degree misdemeanor).

Male, 16, Washington C.H., window tint violation.

Timothy P. Chaney, 18, 426 Lewis St., window tint violation, squealing tires.

Jesse A. Black, 35, Dayton, trafficking food stamp (fifth-degree felony).

Jessica A. Huff, 27, at large, bench warrant – failure to comply.

Brandi Penrod, 33, 342 Hinde St., bench warrant – failure to comply, bench warrant – failure to comply.

May 20

Vaughn R. Blanken, 23, 413 E. Paint St., escape (bench warrant), probation violation (bench warrant), probation violation (bench warrant).

Theodore W. Cottrell, Jr., 51, 806 Sycamore St., no operator’s license.

Allison B. Smith, 19, Commercial Point, Ohio, unsafe vehicle.

Robert E. Berwanger, 46, last known address 734 John St., possession of heroin (fifth-degree felony), possession of drug abuse instrument (first-degree misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia.

Crystal G. Oates, 35, last known address 630 Clinton Ave., possession of heroin (fifth-degree felony), possession of drug abuse instrument (second-degree misdemeanor), possession of drug paraphernalia.

Stephen L. Wilson, 28, 1119 Washington Ave., OVI, no operator’s license.

May 19

Scottie E. Collins, 29, at large, burglary, obstructing.

Cheryl A. Pedrick, 41, 212 W. Temple St., child restraint violation.

Amanda J. Gillenwater, 29, Greenfield, speed.