Police Incidents


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

Jan. 2

Obstructing Official Business: During a traffic stop, officers made contact with Drew Harrop, who was a passenger in the vehicle. Harrop lied to officers about his identity and attempted to flee on foot when officers tried to take him into custody. Harrop was subsequently charged with obstructing official business.

Domestic Violence: Officers responded to 1306 Nelson Plaza after receiving a 911 call from a female at that residence, requesting police. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the caller, who advised that Jason Perry had assaulted her and threatened to kill her. Perry, who was present at the home, was taken into custody and charged with domestic violence.

Vandalism: William Bishop reported that unknown person(s) damaged four of his window screens and broke a window in his back door while attempting to gain access to his home. Bishop advised that the damage occurred on Dec. 31. A report for criminal damaging was taken.

Domestic Violence: Officers responded to 158 Summit Lane after receiving a complaint of domestic violence. The victim stated that her live-in boyfriend, Joshua Teasley, had assaulted her and physically restrained her from leaving the apartment. Teasley was subsequently taken into custody and charged with domestic violence and unlawful restraint.

Dec. 29

Criminal Damaging/Theft: At 8:20 a.m., officers responded to the 200 block of South Hinde Street in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the complainant, Marion R. Wolfe, who advised that person(s) gained entry into the vehicle, caused damage and removed property. A criminal damaging and theft report was taken on the victim’s behalf.

Domestic Violence: At 10:35 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Western Avenue in reference to a domestic complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the complainant, who advised that her husband, Ronnie C. Leisure, assaulted her inside their residence. The offender was arrested and charged with the listed offense.

Theft: At 5:15 p.m., officers responded to the 1800 block of Columbus Avenue in reference to a larceny complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the complainant, Branen L. Weade, who advised that unknown person(s) gained entry into Weade’s vehicle and removed property. A theft report was taken on the victim’s behalf.

Dec. 27

Criminal Damaging: At 6 a.m., officers responded to the 40 block of Residence Drive in reference to vandalism to a vehicle complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the complainant, Brady T. Bach, who advised that unknown person(s) smashed a window on a vehicle. A criminal damaging report was taken on the victim’s behalf.

Dec. 26

OVI: At 1:21 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Temple Street and Fayette Street for a marked lanes violation. The operator of the vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol. The operator, identified as Tracy L. Hawk, was arrested and charged with the listed offense.

Violation of Protection Order: At 9:24 a.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Village Court in reference to a protection order violation. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim and offender, Joseph P. Simmons. Simmons was arrested and charged with the listed offense.

Trespass/Criminal Damaging/Theft: At 2:44 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Landmark Boulevard in reference to unknown person(s) entering the property and removing two batteries from a motor home on the property. The victim, Loren A. Cartwright, advised that unknown person(s) also caused damage to a gate in the act. A report was taken on the victim’s behalf.

Dec. 22

Theft: At 6:45 p.m., Kaitlyn Powell reported that sometime over the past week, unknown person(s) removed property from her vehicle.

Theft: At 7:26 p.m., an employee of Walmart reported that an unknown male and female concealed merchandise and fled the store without paying for the items. The male and female were located by officers and identified as Jonathan H. Warner and Nicole E. Vanover. The stolen merchandise was recovered, and Warner and Vanover were arrested for the listed offense.

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