FCSO Incidents

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

JAN. 28

THEFT: Bret Henry, Jeffersonville, reported someone removed a license plate from his trailer.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Marissa Sheets, New Holland, reported she had parked her vehicle in front of the Miami Trace High School and went inside. When she returned to the vehicle, other witnesses informed her that a white pick-up truck had backed into her vehicle causing damage and had departed. The driver of the other vehicle is unknown at this time.

JAN. 27

ILLEGAL CONVEYANCE OF DRUGS OF ABUSE INTO A DETENTION FACILITY: Sierra Dillinger, Washington C.H. was arrested by the Washington C.H. Police Department and transported to the Fayette Co. Jail. During the booking process at the jail, Dillinger was found to have a quantity of marijuana hidden on her person.

UNRULY JUVENILE/MISSING PERSON: A 17-year-old female was reported missing from her residence, following an argument with her mother. She was later located.

CONTRIBUTING TO THE UNRULINESS OF A MINOR: A report was made by a parent who had learned her daughter had been engaging in sexual acts with a known male.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Gurjeet Singh of Bakersfield, Calif., operating a semi-tractor trailer was traveling south on Old Chillicothe Road on a No Outlet roadway. Singh attempted to make a u-turn becoming stuck in the ditch. The vehicle sustained moderate damage in the crash and was towed from the scene. Singh was cited for Failure to Control.

TRAFFIC CRASH/HIT SKIP: Someone was traveling north on Garringer-Edgefield Road. Someone made a left turn onto Jenks striking a stop sign. Someone departed the scene of the crash.

JAN. 26

TAKING THE IDENTITY OF ANOTHER: Jim Swayne of Washington C.H. reported upon filing his taxes someone used his information and his filing was rejected.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Chasity Caton of Greenfield was traveling north on S.R 753 and struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Janet Ellis of Greenfield was traveling south on S.R 753 and lost control of her vehicle. Ellis traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a culvert. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained heavy damage and was towed from the scene. Ellis was cited for Failure to Control.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON: Deputies responded to reported domestic violence incident. Upon interviewing the victim, she stated that she was involved in a verbal dispute with her boyfriend, Travis Ivey, also of Washington C.H. During this dispute Mr. Ivey reportedly attempted to hit the victim and instead struck their 9-month-old son. Ivey departed the residence prior to the arrival of the deputies, however he was later located on foot nearby. Upon making contact with Ivey he was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun. Ivey was arrested on two counts of domestic violence and carrying a concealed weapon.

JAN. 25

DISORDERLY CONDUCT BY FIGHTING: The staff at Miami Trace High School reported two 16-year-old male students became engaged in a physical fight at the school. The students were separated by staff. Charges were filed in the Juvenile Court as a result of this incident.

TELEPHONE HARASSMENT: Nicholas Roberts, Bloomingburg reported throughout the day he received over seventy unwanted text messages from a known person. The suspect was contacted and directed to cease contact.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Michelle Weaver, Washington C.H. reported she was southbound on US 62, north of Madison Mills when she was passing a slower moving vehicle. As Weaver came along side of the other vehicle driven by Rosemary Cottrell, Cottrell changed lanes in an attempt to pass another vehicle in front of her. Cottrell’s vehicle struck Weaver’s vehicle. Both vehicles sustained functional damage but were driven from the scene. Cottrell was cited for failing to maintain her lane of travel.