Police Incidents


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

April 19

Criminal Trespass: At 2:55 a.m., officers were checking the Fast Track It auction property at 1200 Lakeview Ave. and observed two suspicious males around the buildings. Upon the sight of officers, the two males fled on foot. One male, Joshua Thompson, was apprehended and the second was unable to be located. A report was completed.

April 18

Criminal Damaging: At 2:09 a.m., officers responded to a residence in reference to a criminal damaging complaint. The complainant advised that unknown persons busted a window out of a residence and drove away in a vehicle. The tenant is currently incarcerated, and a report was completed.

Possession of a Drug Abuse Instrument: At 7:41 a.m., officers responded to the area of NAPA on Columbus Avenue in reference to a suspicious person around the building. Officers located Hubert Green II and due to his actions, requested a pat-down for weapons, at which time drug paraphernalia was located. Green II was arrested and charged.

Theft: At 2:01 p.m., Tiffani Stanforth reported a theft complaint. She advised that a possible suspect stole her Apple watch when he was packing his property from her residence. A theft report was completed.

Criminal Damaging: At 6:19 p.m., Tiffany Stewart called to report scratches to her rear driver side door. A criminal damaging report was completed.

April 17

Disorderly Conduct/Criminal Trespass/Violating Health Dept. Order: At 2:24 a.m., officers responded to a residence in reference to a suspicious unknown male in the complainant’s front yard. Officers located Zachary Dickens acting very erratic and strange in the front yard. The complainant advised that Dickens attempted to enter her front door. Dickens was arrested and charged.

Receiving Stolen Property: At 5:54 a.m., officers located stolen license plates on a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Loft Apartments. Contact was made with the driver, Richard Smith, who was sleeping in the vehicle. Smith was arrested and charged. He was additionally charged with an outstanding warrant for theft.

Domestic Violence: At 5:57 a.m., officers responded to a residence in reference to an active domestic violence complaint. An officer made contact with Chelsea Copas and Caleb Caplinger, who both advised that the other assaulted them. Caplinger had multiple visible signs of being assaulted. Both were arrested for domestic violence.

Possession of Drugs/Drug Abuse Instrument/Drug Paraphernalia: At 10:20 a.m., officers responded to UDF (United Dairy Farmers) in reference to a male passed out in a vehicle. Officers made contact with Billy Glispie, who was advised of the complaint. He was found to be in possession of prescription narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Glispie was charged, but the drug charges are pending.

April 16

Menacing: At 1:31 a.m., officers responded to a residence in reference to a menacing complaint. An officer spoke to Gary Penwell, who advised that he was threatened by James Parsons. Parsons denied the allegations, and Penwell was referred to the city solicitor for possible charges.

April 15

Motor Vehicle Theft: At 7:06 a.m., Rick Seyfang reported a theft complaint. He advised that sometime over the past few days, an unknown person stole his vehicle that was parked beside his business. A report was completed and an investigation began.

Theft: At 11:36 p.m., Cindy Leasure reported a theft complaint. She advised that a possible suspect stole her cell phone while visiting her residence. A theft report was completed.