Police Incidents


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

May 29

Larceny: At 6:41 p.m., Della Riley of 350 Third St. reported that someone had removed a Murray gas-powered leaf blower from her garage.

Larceny: At 7:11 p.m., Jeff Bashor of 132 W. Oak St. reported that sometime between May 26 and May 29, someone removed two American Racing wheels with tires from his back yard.

Larceny: At 7:35 p.m., Bryon Bartholomew of 136 W. Oak St. reported that sometime between May 26 and May 29, someone entered his garage and removed several hand-held power tools.

May 28

Inducing Panic: Police responded to 1119 Washington Ave. on a report of two male subjects suffering from a drug overdose. Stephen L. Wilson and Christopher Conrad were found in the garage unresponsive. Both were treated by EMS and subsequently charged with inducing panic.

Theft: An employee at Tractor Supply Company reported that an unknown male came into the store and took a pair of work boots without paying for them. The male departed the area prior to the arrival of police.

Criminal Damaging: Brady Bach reported that person(s) unknown had scratched a derogatory term into the paint of his Chevy Trailblazer while it was parked on the Kroger lot. A witness to the incident provided information that led to the arrest of the offender, identified as Michael P. Wood.

Theft: Beonnka Walker of Blanchester reported that two known females refused to return her cell phone and some clothing when she left it in their car after receiving a ride from them. A report for theft was taken.

May 27

Criminal Trespass: At 8:06 p.m., officers were investigating a complaint of a male who had went through a hole in the fence at reservoir #1 and was trespassing on city property. After speaking to those involved, Edward E. Coleman III was charged with the offense.

May 26

Theft: At 7:43 a.m., Craig Gerber reported that unknown person(s) entered his vehicle and removed property.

Burglary/Assault: At 6:07 p.m., Derek Myers reported that an unknown male walked into a residence on East Elm Street and assaulted him.

Theft: At 9 p.m., Charles Peterman reported that unknown person(s) removed a fishing pole and reel from his residence.