FCSO Incidents


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

AUG. 17

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Employees of the Jeffersonville Library reported a 12-year-old male juvenile threw a plastic bottle at one of the windows of the library. The juvenile and his mother were contacted and advised of the complaint.

AUG. 16

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: A verbal dispute was reported between a male and female. No altercation or threats were deemed to have occurred.

ROBBERY: Britain Hawk, of Jeffersonville, reported he was robbed of property in the parking lot of the Tanger Mall by several subjects. The suspects departed prior to the arrival of deputies.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Deputies, EMS and the Concord-Green Fire Department responded to a one-vehicle crash on US 62 in the village of Staunton. A vehicle owned by Nicole Thatcher, of Washington C.H., was southbound on US 62 and failed to negotiate a right hand curve and traveled off the left side of the roadway where it struck a fence and DPL utility pole. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene on foot and at this time is still unknown.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Ian Trafz, of Greenfield, was northbound on S.R. 41 when a deer entered his lane of travel and was subsequently struck. Trafz’s vehicle sustained functional damage and was removed by a private tow truck.

TELECOMMUNCATIONS FRAUD: Chip Bumpus, of Washington C.H., reported one of his employees received an email that appeared to be from Bumpus directing her to wire transfer money to an account in Texas. The employee completed the transfer and notified Bumpus the transfer had been made, at which time he stated he did not authorize any such transfer. The transfer was cancelled before the funds could be withdrawn.

THEFT: Jessica Wood, of New Holland, reported over the past several days property has been removed from her residence without her permission.

THEFT: Chris Hoover, of Washington C.H., reported overnight property was removed from his residence without his permission.

THEFT: Tommy Hilfiger reported someone entered the business and departed with merchandise without making payment.

FORGERY: Benjamin Keller, of Greenfield, reported someone forged a signature on several checks belonging to him.

AUG. 15

TRAFFIC CRASH: Heather Theibert, of Sabina, was eastbound on US 35 when she lost control of her vehicle on the rain-covered roadway. She traveled off the right side of the roadway, through the perimeter fence and into a ditch where the vehicle overturned. Theibert was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Jorge Pulido, of Washington C.H., was traveling west on Old US 35 and lost control of his vehicle. Pulido traveled off the left side of the roadway striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported. Pulido was cited for failure to control.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Walnut Street in the Village of Jeffersonville on a domestic incident. Upon arrival all parties were identified and it was determined that no assault or threats had occurred.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Linda Morgan, of Washington C.H., was eastbound on Old US 35 when she reached for her phone in the vehicle and traveled off the right side of the roadway where she struck two mail boxes. Morgan’s vehicle sustained minor damage. Morgan was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Nathan Dawson, Philadelphia, Pa., parked his semi-truck on the lot of the Flying J Truck Stop. However, he did not set the parking break and the truck rolled down hill striking two other trucks parked on the lot.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle driving through a bean field. Upon arriving the vehicle was located abandoned in the field. The vehicle was associated with a 15-year-old male juvenile run-a-way from Clinton County. The vehicle was driven from the field and towed from the scene. Damage was sustained to the bean crop owned by Ted Craig, of Washington C.H.

THEFT: Employees of Polo-Ralph Lauren, Tanger Mall, reported a subject removed several items of merchandise from the store without paying for the items.

UNRULY JUVENILE: A 17-year-old female departed the residence without permission. The child was located at a residence in Washington C.H. and returned to the home. The mother declined charges at this time.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Jermeiah Oyer, of Greenfield, reported he was eastbound on Jamison Road, when he traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a mail box. Minor damage was observed on the mail box, there was no damage to Oyer’s vehicle.

THEFT: Kathy Dudley, of Washington C.H., reported someone removed two concrete flower urns and a concrete angel figure from a gravesite at Highlawn Cemetery.

AUG. 14

TRAFFIC CRASH: Ross Horney, of Mt. Sterling, was northbound on S.R. 207 when he crested a knoll and found a pickup truck parked partially in the roadway. Horney attempted to avoid the parked vehicle, however the mirror of his truck struck the mirror of the parked truck that was operated by Daryl Spergin, of Washington C.H. Spergin claimed his vehicle was not parked in the roadway. Due to conflicting statements no citation was issued.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Mark McKinley, of Portland, Ind., was eastbound on US 35 near Harmony Road when he lost control of his vehicle in heavy rain. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, through the perimeter fence and into a waterway. McKinley’s vehicle sustained functional damage and was towed from the scene. McKinley was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Kendra Cremeans, of Albany, reported her 15-year-old daughter was attempting to back from a parking space at the Tanger Mall when she struck a vehicle parked next to her. The other vehicle was owned by PV Holdings Co., of Columbus. Both vehicles sustained minor damage.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Kandyce Smallwood, of Hamilton, reported she was backing from a parking space at the Tanger Mall, when another vehicle backed out of parking space on the other side of the aisle. The other vehicle struck Smallwood’s vehicle in the left side. The second vehicle departed after admitting they did not have insurance.

MENACING: Gregory Cox, of Jeffersonville, reported he received a threatening telephone call from a known person. He declined charges at this time.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Becca Jo McCready, of Wooster, reported she was southbound on I-71 near the 74 mm when she traveled off the left side of the roadway into the median. She then over-orrected, returned to the roadway and traveled off the right side of the roadway and into the ditch. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene. McCready was cited for failure to control.

THEFT: Mary Ellen Elkins, of Washington C.H., reported property was removed from her residence by persons unknown.

AUG. 13

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Roberta Dunn, of Washington C.H., reported her vehicle was damaged by Durant Peters. Peters was arrested and transported to the Fayette Co. Jail on this charge.

SEXUAL IMPOSITION: Deputies took a report on a possible juvenile involved in a sexual abuse case.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Joyce Miller of Bloomingburg reported someone entered the garage at her residence and removed a lawn mower.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Flying J on reports of a possible domestic incident. Upon arrival contact was made with both parties involved. During the investigation the male involved party had struck him in the face. Brittany Martin of Mars Hill, N.C., was arrested and transported to Fayette County Jail.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Abdel Toure, of Cincinnati, was traveling north on I-71 and lost control of his vehicle. Toure traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a guardrail. Toure continued into the ditch of the roadway striking a fence. Toure declined medical treatment at the scene. Toure was issued a citation for failure to control.

AUG. 12

CPO SERVICE: A protection order was served in the 100 block of W. Temple St., Washington C.H.

AUG. 11

CIVIL: Dean Snyder, of Bloomingburg, stated an unknown male arrived and demanded he return the golf cart in his yard. Snyder reported that the male departed a short time later without incident.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Amanda Brewer-Skeens, of Bloomingburg, reported she was assaulted by her live-in boyfriend, Charles Boyer, and that he threatened to burn down her residence. A warrant was issued for his arrest on this charge. He was located and brought to the Fayette County Jail.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS/CRIMINAL DAMAGING/THEFT: Nancy Tackett, of Bloomingburg, reported someone kicked her front door open during the night, but that she immediately yelled at the subject, who departed.

AUG. 10

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Meghann Gallagher, of Jeffersonville, reported her live-in boyfriend, Jason Cunningham, threatened to cause physical harm to her 8-year-old son. Gallagher requested that charges be filed and Cunningham was arrested on this charge.

UNRULY JUVENILES: Deputies responded to the Ranch of Opportunity on a report of three female juvenile clients being missing from the Ranch. A search of the area did not locate the juveniles. All three were entered into LEADS as missing/run-away from the Ranch and later were located.

ASSAULT: Belinda Lorenzo and Caron Foster, employees of the Ranch of Opportunity, reported that they were assaulted by a 15-year-old female juvenile resident at the Ranch. Charges were forwarded to juvenile court.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS/THEFT: Mike Clements, of Washington C.H., reported someone entered onto his property and removed items.

AUG. 9

TRAFFIC CRASH: Kenneth Hellenthal, of Washington C.H., was traveling northbound on Route 753 near Ghormley Road and struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained minor damage.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Margaret McLaughlin, of Washington C.H., reported someone removed an air conditioner condenser unit from her residence in Staunton.

AGGRAVATED MENACING: Jennifer Luman, of Washington C.H., reported she received a phone call from a male subject threatening her. Luman requested a report be made on the incident.

MENACING: Todd Cottrell, of Washington C.H., reported being threatened by a known subject.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Chelsea Savraves, of Mt. Sterling, was traveling south on Danville Road and struck Dustin Quinlan, of Bloomingburg, while operating his bicycle traveling north on Danville Road. Quinlan was transported to a medical facility for treatment of injuries.

AUG. 8

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Deputies responded to a verbal dispute. Neither party reported any threats or physical altercation. The male departed the residence without any further incident.

BURGLARY/THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Mary Cockerill, of Washington C.H., reported someone forced entry to her residence and removed property.

CIVIL: A custody dispute was reported when a child was not returned after a scheduled visitation as agreed upon. The caller was referred to his attorney for further action through the Juvenile/Domestic Relations Court.

UNRULY CHILD: An 11-year-old female was reported to be unruly. The child was counseled and the mother declined charges at this time.

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