Police Incidents


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

Oct. 15

Telecommunications Harassment: At 9:21 a.m., a woman reported that over the past three weeks, she has been receiving threatening phone calls and text messages from an unknown male. A report was completed and the male is unknown at this time.

Receiving Stolen Property: At 1:38 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Tython Hodge, and officers located a stolen license plate inside the vehicle. A report was completed and the case was forwarded to the grand jury.

Oct. 14

Disorderly Conduct/Inducing Panic: At 6:35 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of South Elm Street (McDonald’s) in reference to a threat made by an employee. Officers made contact with the complainant, who advised that the offender, Henry D. Pace, had made threatening statements referencing co-workers. The offender was arrested and charged with the listed offenses.

Domestic Violence: At 3:39 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of West Elm Street in reference to a domestic incident. The victim advised that her fiance and father of her child, Phillip W. Gullion, assaulted her on Oct. 12, causing injury. The offender was arrested and charged with the listed offense.

Breaking and Entering/Theft: At 3:13 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of West Temple Street (Woody’s U Lock It) in reference to a larceny complaint. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the complainant/victim, Brittany N. Cox, who advised that unknown person(s) entered her storage unit and removed property. A report was taken on the victim’s behalf.

Assault: At 2:44 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Second Street in reference to an assault complaint. The victim advised that her boyfriend, Randy L. Ruth, assaulted her, causing injury. The offender was arrested and charged with the listed offense.

Oct. 13

Unlawful Restraint: At 12:23 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of South Elm Street in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, who was in an argument with her boyfriend. The offender, Israel P. Wooster, was charged with the listed offense for his actions during the argument.