FCSO Incidents


According to reports, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls:


CIVIL: A Mt. Vernon resident presented a credit card as payment for a room at the Quality Inn, Jeffersonville. After departing the business the card was declined. Upon making contact with the involved person’s employer, payment was arranged and the matter was settled.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Kevin McMurray, Cincinnati, reported someone forcibly entered his deceased mother’s residence and removed property.

ASSAULT: Javion Shackleford, New Holland, reported he was assaulted by a known 15-year-old juvenile male in the parking lot of the Roller Haven. Shackleford declined to pursue charges. The juvenile was located and went home with family members.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: A male and female were in a verbal dispute over property. Law enforcement presence was requested while the female gathered property. She did so and departed without further incident.

CIVIL: A report was made on property being removed from a home following the death of a family member. The reportee was informed it was a civil matter to be resolved through the estate.

WANTED PERSON/RESISTING ARREST/POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS/USE OF FORCE: Deputies located Ian Taylor, in Jeffersonville, and upon checking he was found to have a warrant from Wilmington. Upon making contact with Taylor and informing him of the warrant, he attempted to retrieve something from his pocket after being told not to do so. The deputies attempted to restrain him and a struggle ensued. Taylor was ultimately secured and found to be in possession of illegal drugs.


CRIMINAL DAMAGING: David Gerber, Columbus, reported someone damaged a residence on Old Springfield Road.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT BY FIGHTING: A report was made concerning a 17-year-old and 15-year-old male fighting.

TRAFFIC CRASH: A 16-year-old female was backing from a driveway on Ford Road when she struck another vehicle parked in the driveway.


BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Pettit’s Grocery in the Village of Bloomingburg. Upon arrival, it was discovered someone forced entry into the business removing items from inside.

SEXUAL IMPOSITION: A female reported while at a residence in Fayette County, a known subject touched her inappropriately.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY THREATS: A Washington C.H. resident reported being in a verbal argument with a known subject who threatened her. Conflicting statements were received from witnesses on scene. The incident was documented.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Robert West, Washington C.H., was north bound on Snow Hill Road when he traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a mail box owned by Florence Heironimus. West was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Chunmin Lo, Cincinnati, was west bound on US 35 near the 21 mm when she traveled off the right side of the roadway striking the ditch and traveling through the perimeter fence and out into a field. Lo’s vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene. Lo was cited for failure to control.

TELEPHONE HARASSMENT: A female resident of Washington C.H. reported receiving inappropriate and unwanted messages via a video game.


TRAFFIC CRASH: Rhonda Copas, Washington C.H., was north bound on SR 41 near Mace St. and had stopped in the roadway waiting for traffic to clear so she could make a left turn into the Marathon gas station. Ernest Payton, Sr. of Jeffersonville failed to notice that Copas stopped in the roadway and struck her vehicle in the rear. Payton was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Daren Meddock, Washington C.H., reported two storage lockers at the Robinson Road Storage Units had been forcibly entered and property removed.


CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Brandon McQuiller, Washington C.H., reports someone hit his vehicle with a rock causing minor damage.

NAXOLONE USE: Sheriff’s deputies and EMS responded to State St., in Jeffersonville on reports of a male subject unresponsive in the bathroom. Narcan was administered and the subject became awake and alert. He was transported to the hospital for further treatment.

FOUND PROPERTY: Brittany Williams, Washington C.H., reports while mowing the grass at her residence an Amazon Kindle was located in the ditch near the roadway.

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