Police Incidents


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

Jan. 21

Drugs: While investigating a drug complaint on the Walmart parking lot, officers made contact with James Hester of Bainbridge and Kathryn Leeth of Greenfield in a parked vehicle. Officers found them to be in possession of syringes and other drug paraphernalia. Both were taken into custody and charged with the offenses.

Criminal Damaging/Theft: Carolee Copley reported that sometime between Jan. 20 and 21, unknown person(s) attempted to break into her shed, damaging the garage door track. Copley also advised that her truck had been entered and miscellaneous items taken from it. A report for criminal damaging and theft was taken.

Criminal Damaging: Josephine Newman reported that her vehicle was broken into sometime between Jan. 14 and Jan. 21. Newman said the offender(s) damaged an ignition cylinder once inside the vehicle.

Theft: An Aldi’s employee contacted the police department after two unknown male subjects attempted to return two Dentigaurd rechargeable toothbrushes with a counterfeit receipt. It was later discovered that the items belonged to the store after an inventory was taken.

Jan. 19

Violating a Protection Order: At 2:54 p.m., Melissa Wilson reported that a male who she has a protection order against violated the order by contacting her over the telephone. Billy W. Whitley was charged with the offense.

Obstructing Official Business: At 7:46 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of East Court Street. Upon arrival, it was learned that the argument between parties was over a private property accident. Officers gathered information for the report and a passenger in one of the vehicle gave false information. The male was later identified as Trevor M. Gullion, who had an out of county warrant for his arrest. Gullion was taken into custody for the warrant and was also charged with listed offense.

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