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


CIVIL: Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Quality Inn Jeffersonville on reports of a guest that had caused damage to the business. Upon arrival the manager had reached an agreement with the guest for the damage.

THEFT: DSW Jeffersonville reports someone entered the business obtained items and departed without making payment.

RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY: Josh Williams, of Reynoldsburg reported his cell phone stolen from his home. He stated he had tracked the phone to a residence on Colonial Drive in Jeffersonville. Contact was made at the residence with a known female, who surrendered the phone. The phone was returned to Mr. Williams. Charges are pending.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Brandon McQuiller, Washington C.H. reported someone tampered with his girlfriend’s vehicle.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Bradley Rupert, Bainbridge reported he was north bound on SR 41 near Rowe Ging Road, when he was distracted inside the vehicle and traveled left of center, continuing off the left side of the roadway through a ditch and into a bean field and stuck an embankment. Mr. Rupert was cited for failure to control. Mr. Rupert’s vehicle sustained heavy damage and was towed from the scene.


BREAKING & ENTERING/ THEFT: Jana Alexander of MT Sterling reports someone entered her garage and removed items from inside.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Deputies received a complaint of drug activity on the lot of the American Legion in Washington C.H. Deputies located the vehicle on the lot and obtained permission to search. Deputies located drug paraphernalia used for consumption of marijuana. Joseph Wilson of Washington C.H.was cited in the incident.


TRAFFIC CRASH: Mark Deeks of Washington CH was traveling North on Main Street, Jeffersonville. Deeks attempted to pass in a no passing zone causing a collision with a vehicle turning left into a business. No injuries were reported. Deeks was cited for improper passing.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Richard Williamson of Washington C.H. was traveling west on US 22. Williamson attempted to make a left turn into a local business striking a vehicle traveling east on US 22 operated by Melissa Mills of Washington C.H. No injuries were reported. Williamson was cited for failure to yield.

BURGLARY/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Roy Binns of Washington C.H. reports someone entered his residence and once inside went through his personal property. Binns reports nothing missing from his residence.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Bridgett Baggett of Charlotte, NC was traveling westbound on U.S. 35 near mile post 9 when Baggett failed to observe a vehicle operated by Larry McDonald of Dayton, also traveling westbound. Baggett struck the rear of McDonald’s vehicle. Baggett’s vehicle then traveled off the right side of the roadway into the ditch where the vehicle became engulfed in flames. Minor injuries were reported in the accident. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage. Baggett was cited for failure to control.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Ora Rhoads of Bloomingburg, reported that someone had entered his residence and removed tools and a firearm from inside.

UNSECURED LOAD: Gary Ritt of Dubuque, Ia., was traveling eastbound on U.S. Route 35 and exited onto State Route 753 when a rubber gasket on his tanker became defective. Animal protein was discharged onto the roadway and through the intersection. Washington C.H. Fire Department and ODOT was summoned to the scene to assist in clean-up of the area.

THEFT: Employees of Tommy Hilfiger in Jeffersonville, Ohio reported that an unknown female entered the store and concealed several items of clothing. The female then departed the store without paying for the items.


BURGLARY/THEFT: Teresa Litteral of Washington C.H., reported someone entered her residence and removed prescription medication.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Phillip Groves of Washington C.H., reported he located marijuana pipes inside his residence.

FIRE: Washington FD responded to Halliday Lumber for a small fire inside the business. The fire was extinguished without incident. A saw was the only damage from the fire.


TRAFFIC CRASH: Virgil Bryant of Hillsboro reported while traveling South on S.R 41 an unknown vehicle began to pass Bryant striking the left side of Bryant’s vehicle. The other vehicle departed the scene. No injuries were reported.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Amy Montgomery of Washington C.H. was eastbound on Old US 35 when a deer entered the roadway into the path of Montgomery’s vehicle causing a collision. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING/ THEFT: Mandy Graham of Jeffersonville, reported a known male subject removed an air conditioner and caused damage to the residence while collecting his property while vacating the residence

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Deputies responded to a N. North Street address on a verbal dispute between family members. No threats or violence were found to have occurred.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Savanna Munroe-Hickok of Greenfield, was traveling South on S.R. 41 and lost control of her vehicle. Munroe-Hickok traveled off the right side of the roadway striking the ditch before coming to rest in a bean field. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained minor damage in the crash.

OVI: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Greenfield-Sabina Road on reports of a truck in the ditch. Upon arrival the male driver appeared to be intoxicated. Adam Myers of Greenfield was arrested and charged in the matter.


CRIMINAL TRESPASS: Brad Barnhart of Loveland, reported several juveniles were trespassing near the stone quarry on S.R 41 S. Contact was made with the juveniles at which time they were advised to depart.

RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY: The Casual Male store at the Tanger Outlet Mall reported a female subject entered the business attempting to return items without a receipt. Further investigation advised the items had been stolen. A warrant was issued for the arrest of the female suspect. Patricia Howard was later arrested on the warrant.

THEFT/WANTED PERSON/ DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Patricia Howard of Washington C.H. reported a known male subject stole her cell phone. Howard refused prosecution in the matter. During the investigation a warrant check was completed on Patricia Howard and an active arrest warrant was found. Howard was placed under arrest for the warrant and subsequently, drug paraphernalia was located on her person.