Police Incidents


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

Oct. 22

Possession of Drugs: At 3:31 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of Roosters in reference to a suspicious vehicle. One of the passengers in the vehicle was identified as Jamie Hawes, who had an active warrant through the Hillsboro Police Department. Hawes was arrested on the warrant and suspected narcotics were located. Charges are pending.

Trafficking in Drugs: At 10:01 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Jason Massiatte, who has a history of abusing narcotics. The police K-9 officer was utilized and indicated that narcotics were in the vehicle. During the search, officers located multiple bindles of suspected narcotics inside the vehicle. Charges are pending.

Breaking and Entering: At 12:33 p.m., Doug Jaeckels reported a breaking and entering complaint. He advised that sometime overnight, unknown persons entered his shed and stole items. A report was completed.

Burglary/Menacing: At 9:16 p.m., a woman reported a burglary in progress while hiding in a bedroom with other residents. She advised that her child’s father, Ricky Younger, was trying to force open the bedroom door after illegally entering the residence. Prior to officers’ arrival, Younger fled on foot. He was located in the area, at which time he was arrested and charged.

Oct. 21

Theft by Deception: At 1:38 p.m., Margaret Loftz reported a theft complaint. She advised that she was scammed out of a substantial amount of money over the internet. A theft report was completed and an investigation began.

Criminal Trespassing: At 4:45 p.m., officers located Jennifer and James Smith under the Main Street bridge. Both are homeless and had previously been banned from under the bridges and most businesses in the city due to their behavior. Both were arrested and charged.

Oct. 20

Disorderly Conduct/Obstructing Official Business: At 11:49 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of North North Street in reference to a disorderly male. Officers attempted contact with the male, identified as Ronald Leach Jr., who continued to walk away from officers. Officers physically stopped Leach, who was subsequently arrested and charged.