Police Incidents


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

Feb. 3

Larceny/Criminal Damaging: At 10:15 a.m., Jamaica Whiteside reported that while parked at 201 Courthouse Parkway, her vehicle was broken into and her purse was taken.

Domestic Violence: At 11:34 p.m., a woman reported being assaulted by Cherish Looker. Charges were filed.

Feb. 2

Theft: At 12:15 a.m., Annette Burris reported a theft offense. She advised that while at 821 Maple St., Apt. C., cash was stolen out of her personal property. A theft report was completed.

Open Container in Motor Vehicle/O.V.I.: At 7:19 a.m., officers were dispatched to 852 Linden Ave. in reference to a vehicle striking an electric box. Upon arrival, James Theado, the driver, was found to be intoxicated. He had an open bottle of vodka in his vehicle. Theado was arrested for felony operating a vehicle intoxicated and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

F5 Misuse of a Credit Card/F5 Theft: At 11:54 a.m., Barbara Wilson reported that she lent her debit card to a suspect to purchase items. The suspect made an erroneous transaction using her debit card. A report for misuse of a credit card and theft was completed.

Criminal Trespassing: At 12:35 p.m., officers were investigating a theft complaint at 613 E. Village Court. During the investigation, Jonathan Johnson II was located in the residence. He was previously banned from being on Village Court Property and was subsequently arrested for criminal trespassing.

F4 Forgery/Trafficking in Food Stamps/M1 Possession of Drugs/F5 Possession of Criminal Tools/M1 Theft: At 1:15 p.m., officers were investigating a complaint of suspects using and attempting to use counterfeit $100 bills at various businesses. Officers located the suspected vehicle and conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle on Columbus Avenue. Robert Thomas and Joshua Williams, both of Columbus, were in possession of counterfeit $100 bills, illegal and prescription narcotics and a food stamp card. Both were arrested and charged accordingly.

Criminal Trespassing/Disorderly Conduct/Possessing a Drug Abuse Instrument: At 11:59 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1710 Columbus Ave. (UDF) in reference to a male being on the property who was previously banned from the property. Officers made contact with Chad Ingles Jr., who was acting disorderly. Ingles was arrested for criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct. He was also in possession of a used hypodermic needle, which he was subsequently charged for as well.

Feb. 1

Trafficking in Drugs/Possession of Drugs/Drug Paraphernalia: At 2:06 a.m., officers located a vehicle that pulled into the rear of 513 Earl Ave. — a vehicle in a recent BOLO from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office for unauthorized use. Contact was made with the driver and the front seat occupant, identified as Kevin W. Perry. Both the driver and Perry had outstanding warrants, and were subsequently arrested. Officers located digital scales, drug paraphernalia, and a trafficking amount of narcotics on Perry and in the vehicle. The registered owner of the vehicle was contacted, and the vehicle was obtained from the scene.

Misuse of a Credit Card: At 7:29 p.m., Tonya Couch reported that her debit card was misused by a suspect. Couch advised that she gave the suspect her card to obtain a certain item and erroneous transactions were applied to her account, and her card was never returned. A misuse of a credit card report was filed.

F5 Possession of Drugs: At 11:22 p.m., officers were dispatched to Fayette County Memorial Hospital in reference to suspected narcotics located on a patient. Contact was made with the hospital staff, who advised that the patient’s clothing was being removed and the suspected narcotics were located. The suspected narcotics were collected and a possession of drugs report was completed.

Jan. 31

F5 Theft: At 10:54 a.m., Donnie Wilson reported a theft from his vehicle. He advised that sometime between Jan. 28 and Jan. 31, an unknown person entered his vehicle that was parked in front of 829 Millwood Ave. and stole items. A theft report was completed.

F5 Theft: At 12:48 p.m., officers were dispatched to St. Catherine’s Care Center in reference to a theft complaint. Contact was made with Myrtle Bennett, who advised that he had items stolen out of his room the day prior, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. He suspects the offender was a family member.

M1 Domestic Violence: At 3:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to 511 E. Temple St., Apt. 1, in reference to a domestic violence complaint. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the victim, who advised that she was assaulted by her live-in boyfriend, William Dillon, who had departed prior to the officers’ arrival. Dillon was later located and arrested for domestic violence.

Jan. 30

F4 Theft of a Motor Vehicle: At 7:45 a.m., Linda Lee reported that her 2009 Kia Spectra was stolen sometime overnight. She advised that her vehicle was parked in her driveway, unlocked with her keys on the floorboard. A theft report was completed.

Jan. 29

F1 Aggravated Robbery/F5 Attempted Theft/F4 Receiving Stolen Property: At 7:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Frisch’s in reference to a male stealing a vehicle. Officers stopped the stolen vehicle as it departed the lot, where Shaun Honesty was arrested. After talking to witnesses, it was determined that Honesty arrived in a stolen vehicle from Chillicothe and attempted to steal an occupied vehicle, but was stopped by an occupant. He then began to steal another vehicle, at which time he assaulted the driver and stole the vehicle.

F4 Theft of a Motor Vehicle: At 9:48 a.m., Austria Richardson reported that her vehicle, rented from Alamo Car Rental, was stolen off the lot of the Holiday Inn sometime overnight. A theft report was completed and the vehicle was later located in Xenia.

M1 Theft by Deception: At 5:03 p.m., Carrie Morris reported that she purchased a phone from two subjects on Jan. 28. When she attempted to activate the phone, it would not activate due to possibly being stolen. A theft by deception report was completed.