Police Incidents


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

April 2

Obstructing/Violation of Health Department Order: At 1:13 a.m., officers attempted to make contact with a male who was suspicious in the area of a closed business. As officers approached, the male, identified as William Dillon, fled on foot. After a foot pursuit, Dillon was located and arrested. He had no valid reason to be violating the health department’s order to stay home.

April 1

Disorderly Conduct: At 9:39 p.m., officers responded to a residence in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers made contact with a woman and James Elkin, who had been arguing. During the investigation, James Hayner was intoxicated and acting disorderly. He was subsequently arrested and charged.

March 31

Curfew: At 11:46 p.m. while on patrol, an officer observed a juvenile female who immediately ran from him. The juvenile had been reported as a runaway prior in the shift. Officers located the juvenile, who was charged with curfew violation.

March 30

Theft: At 4:38 p.m., Ruth Haynes reported a theft complaint. She advised that she gave Dustin Schwalbauch a ride to an unknown location. After he was dropped off, her wallet was discovered stolen. A theft report was completed.

Possessing Drug Abuse Instruments: At 1:54 p.m., officers responded to 1401 Leesburg Ave. in reference to two subjects loitering on the lot. Contact was made with Brooke Bailey, and during the investigation, Bailey was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle. She was subsequently arrested.

Obstructing Official Business: At 4:31 p.m., Crystal Shadley was charged with obstructing official business after lying to officers about the identity of a male subject who fled from officers at Kroger. Shadley was observed accompanying the male and was questioned after he fled.

March 29

Resisting Arrest/Obstructing Official Business/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: At 10:08 a.m., officers responded to Rawling Street in reference to a person with a gun. Upon arrival, contact was made with several subjects at the rear of a residence. During a warrant check, one male fled inside the residence. Permission was granted from the homeowner to check the residence. Hope Flemings was located hiding in a restroom. Flemings gave false information to officers to conceal her identity. After confirming her true identity, she was found to have several warrants. The original male who fled, Charles Warner, was found hiding in a closet in an upstairs bedroom. He resisted arrest and had to be physically placed into handcuffs. He also was in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Theft: At 12:41 p.m., Elise Stults, an employee of Walmart, reported items stolen from her jacket while she was at the store.