Police Incidents


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

June 28

Underage Alcohol Consumption: At 1:26 a.m., officers responded to Eyman Park Drive in reference to an intoxicated male lying on the ground near the park. Officers located 19-year-old Hunter Rhoades, who was intoxicated. He was arrested and charged.

Aggravated Menacing: At 2:54 p.m., Andrew Thornton reported that his fiance received a threatening text message from his ex-girlfriend. A report was completed and was referred to the city solicitor for possible charges.

Theft: At 5:59 p.m., Jeffery Michael reported that between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on June 26, unknown persons stole property out of the bed of his truck. A theft report was completed.

Drug Abuse Instrument/Tampering with Evidence: At 6:56 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of East Market Street in reference to a male lying on the ground. The male was located at the Marathon Gas Station on East Market Street. He was identified as Dakota Current, who attempted to destroy drug paraphernalia once officers made contact with him. He was arrested and charged.

June 27

Criminal Damaging: At 8:15 a.m., Shaun Charters reported that sometime overnight, unknown persons forced entry into his residence that is being remodeled. A criminal damaging report was completed.

June 26

Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest/Obstructing Official Business: At 7:10 a.m., officers responded to Our Place restaurant in reference to a male lying in the parking lot. Contact was made with Cole Hagler, who began arguing with officers and obstructing their investigation. Once officers attempted to arrest Hagler, he began to resist and was eventually arrested and charged.

Criminal Damaging: At 9:05 a.m., Carmen Penwell reported that sometime overnight, unknown persons caused damage to the windshield of her vehicle that was parked on the street. A criminal damaging report was completed.

Aggravated Menacing: At 11:34 a.m., Mellissa Goldsberry reported that she was receiving threatening phone calls from Ashley Penwell, who is the mother of her boyfriend. Goldsberry was referred to the city solicitor for possible charges.

Breaking & Entering/Theft: At 4:24 p.m., Melissa Strahler reported that she had stored personal property in a detached garage belonging to a friend. She recently noticed that some property was stolen from the garage. A report was completed.

Criminal Damaging: At 10:02 p.m., Shastattie Nebbergall reported that sometime over the past two days, unknown persons attempted to pry the door to her residence open, causing damage to the door. A report was completed.

June 25

Littering: At 8:49 a.m., the owner of Court House Corner reported that an unknown male and female continuously littered on his parking lot. A report was completed.

Vehicle Theft: At 9:56 a.m., Bruce Willis reported that his vehicle and trailer were stolen out of his driveway. Officers located the vehicle approximately two minutes later driven by Kevin Terry Jr., who was subsequently arrested and charged.

Domestic Violence: At 11:49 a.m., a woman reported she was assaulted by her boyfriend, who is the father to their child. She had visible signs of being assaulted, and James Riley II was arrested and charged.

Domestic Violence/Disrupting Public Services: At 3 p.m., a man reported he was assaulted by three family members, Michelle Moore, Brian Moore and Matthew Moore. The victim had visible signs of being assaulted and was treated at the hospital. While being assaulted, Michelle Moore took his cell phone, preventing him from calling the police. All three were arrested and charged.

Aggravated Menacing: At 3:45 p.m., Richard Clark II reported that he and another man got into a road rage incident. Due to conflicting statements, Clark was referred to the city solicitor for possible charges.

Criminal Damaging/Vehicle Trespassing: At 4:5 1 p.m., Robert Penwell reported that John Kingery jumped onto the top of his truck, causing damage during a disturbance. The incident was captured on video surveillance, and Kingery was arrested and charged.

Criminal Trespassing: At 5:30 p.m., officers responded to Ohio Thrift in reference to a trespassing complaint. Upon arrival, officers located Kayla Valentine in the business, where she had been banned from. She was arrested and charged.