Police Incidents


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

Jan. 20

Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest: At 10:10 a.m. while completing a welfare check on a female in a parked vehicle, an officer made contact with Laura Jones of Sabina. While speaking with her, she began to curse at officers, yell, and cause a commotion. After being given several warnings, she was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct. While being arrested, Jones resisted officers and was additionally charged with resisting arrest.

Drug Paraphernalia/Failure to Comply Bench Warrant: While conducting a walk-through at an apartment complex on Court Street, an officer made contact with Ricky Snyder, who had an active bench warrant for his arrest. While being arrested, Snyder admitted that he had a glass pipe, commonly used to ingest drugs, in his pocket. Snyder also had a small bag of suspected methamphetamine in his shoe. He was arrested and charged with the bench warrant and drug paraphernalia. Additional charges are pending.

Disorderly Conduct: At 6:10 p.m., officers responded to Walmart in reference to an intoxicated male. Upon arrival, contact was made with Richard Smith, who was intoxicated to the point he was unable to care for himself. Smith was charged with disorderly conduct.

Jan. 18

Breaking & Entering/Theft: At 12:11 p.m., Brian Tabit, owner of Ok Farm Products located at 755 Delaware St., reported a theft. Tabit advised that two unknown subjects cut the lock on a gate and entered a fenced-in area. The subjects then removed a piece of equipment from the property. A report was taken.