Police Incidents


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

April 1

Larceny: At 3:25 p.m., Brandon Self, of 703 Columbus Ave., reported that someone removed the license plate from one of the vehicles on his lot that was waiting to be repaired.

March 30

Disorderly Conduct: At 6:34 a.m., officers responded to 824 E. Market St. in reference to a disturbance. Officers made contact with Cassidy Silvia, who denied the complaint and was acting very disorderly. After multiple warnings to cease and desist her action, she was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Obstructing Official Business/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 11:35 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. Once the vehicle stopped, Ryan Seymour fled from the vehicle on foot. He was located and arrested in the area after a short foot pursuit. He was in possession of drug paraphernalia and had an active warrant for his arrest.

March 29

Underage Consumption/Contributing to Delinquency of Minor/Obstructing: At 12:19 a.m., officers observed a small group of possibly juveniles in the 700 block of East Paint Street. At the site of the officer, two males fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, an intoxicated juvenile and Bryce Combs were located in the area. Both were charged accordingly.

Possession of Drugs/Drug Paraphernalia: At 1:44 a.m., officers responded to the Blue Stone Inn in reference to a drug overdose. Upon arrival officers and EMS treated Zachary Milstead for a drug overdose. Officers located suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia in the room. A report was completed.

Possession of Marijuana: At 2:46 a.m., officers were checking a suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of Washington Avenue. Contact was made with Devin Ostemeyer, who was in possession of marijuana. He was cited for the offense.

Domestic Violence: At 3:51 a.m., a woman reported she was assaulted by her live-in boyfriend, Mark Wickensimer. He departed prior to the officer’s arrival, and charges were filed.

Theft: At 9:54 a.m., Bharatkum Patel reported that he mailed a check to an individual out of state. At some point the check was stolen and cashed by an unknown person. A theft report was completed.

Theft: At 12:12 p.m., officers responded to Save-A-Lot in reference to a theft. The offender departed prior to the officer’s arrival, but was identified as Chad Ingles. He was later located and arrested for theft.

March 28

Theft: At 12:56 a.m., officers were contacted by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office in reference to stolen property they recovered from the Washington C.H. Walmart. The property was verified as being stolen and a theft report was completed.

Disorderly Conduct: At 1:50 a.m., officers responded to South Fayette Street near the railroad tracks in reference to an intoxicated person walking in the street. Officers made contact with Mark Wickensimer, who was severely intoxicated and was subsequently arrested for disorderly conduct.

Theft: At 3:37 p.m., Myckkli Harkleroad reported that items were stolen out of her rental property and business. She advised that the items were most likely stolen by the previous tenant. A theft report was completed.

Theft: At 8:08 p.m., Richard Lamb reported that he dropped his cell phone in the parking lot of Walmart. When he went back to retrieve the property, it was stolen. A theft report was completed.

March 27

Possession of Meth/Tampering with Evidence/Possession of Marijuana/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 2:11 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver, Melissa Glispie, was found to be in possession of drugs, which she attempted to destroy. She was arrested and charged accordingly.

Theft: At 11:56 a.m., Zachary Paul reported that he had a package delivered to his residence. When he returned home he noticed the package opened and the items missing. A theft report was completed.

Trespassing/Disorderly Conduct: At 3:27 p.m., officers responded to Pettit’s BP in reference to a trespassing complaint. Officers made contact with the complainant, who advised Steven Walker Sr. was trespassing. He was located in the store intoxicated, at which time he was arrested.

Theft: At 3:37 p.m., Annette Burris reported a burglary to the residence where she was residing. She advised that unknown persons entered the residence and stole items. A burglary report was completed.

March 26

Protection Order Violation: At 9:21 a.m., a woman reported that Howard Wood violated a protection order where she is the protected person. Wood called her from the Fayette County Jail, where he is incarcerated. Charges were filed.

Breaking & Entering: At 6:11 p.m., Shaun Charters reported a breaking and entering complaint at 729 E. Temple St. He advised that the residence is currently vacant and tools were stolen. A breaking and entering report was completed.

Breaking & Entering/Tampering with Evidence/Theft: At 7 p.m., officers responded to 828 E. Market St., which is vacant, in reference to a burglary in progress. Officers located Kenneth Mitchell in the residence and loading property, and Troy Perkins walking away from the residence. Perkins attempted to hide narcotics from officers, which were located. Both were charged accordingly.

Theft: At 11:30 p.m., Dante McMurry reported a theft of his license plate while parked at Walmart. It was discovered that his license plates were replaced with license plates off of a stolen vehicle from Highland County. A theft report was completed.

March 25

Violation of a Protection Order: At 11:05 p.m., officers responding to 511 E. Temple St. found William Dillon to be in violation of a protection order prohibiting him from being on the premises. Charges were filed.

Obstructing Official Business/Criminal Damaging: At 11:05 p.m., while investigating a complaint of a protection order violation, an officer learned Rebecca Hatfield, of 511 E. Temple St., damaged William Dillon’s cell phone and then provided false statements to officers about her involvement with the phone. Charges were filed.