Police Incidents


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

Oct. 24

Theft: At 12:02 p.m., Frank Stolzenburg, of South North Street, reported the theft of a generator from his front porch.

Theft of a Motor Vehicle: At 2:38 p.m., Tanner Dixon, of Leesburg, reported the theft of his vehicle from the O’Reilly’s parking lot while he was inside shopping.

Aggravated Menacing: At 7:55 p.m., a woman reported that she was threatened after her vehicle broke down on East Paint Street. A suspect has been identified and the victim was referred to the city solicitor for the filing of charges.

Obstructing Official Business: At 8:47 p.m. while on patrol, an officer attempted to stop a male on a bicycle. The male fled and refused to stop. After a short pursuit, the male, Mark Rittenhouse, of East Market Street, was apprehended and charged with obstructing official business.

Oct. 23

Theft: At 11:18 a.m., Nikita Burlile reported that two known subjects were at her residence. One of the subjects asked to use her cell phone. Both subjects then departed, and she was unable to locate her phone.

Theft of Motor Vehicle: At 12:53 p.m., Jessica Griffith reported that sometime during the morning hours in the 600 block of Burdick Drive, an unknown person stole her vehicle. She had left the vehicle unlocked and the keys were left in the vehicle. While the stolen vehicle was departing the driveway, a mailbox was struck and damage was caused.

Theft: At 4:45 p.m., Ashley Getts reported that sometime overnight in the 1900 block of Beacon Street, an unknown person entered her unlocked vehicle and stole property.

Oct. 21

Theft: At 4:40 p.m., officers responded to Walmart, located at 1397 Leesburg Ave., in reference to a theft complaint. After officers arrived, loss prevention informed officers that a female had concealed merchandise on her person and then departed the business without paying for the merchandise. Alanna Barbery, from Greenfield, was charged with theft.

Criminal Damaging: At 8:53 p.m., April Holley reported that while at 1246 Rawling St., she allegedly observed a known female cause damage to her vehicle. A report was taken and she was referred to the city solicitor for the filing of charges.

Theft: At 9:22 p.m., Lisa Clay reported that she was visiting a family member’s house in the 100 block of Eastview Drive. She advised that after being at the residence for several hours, she discovered property missing from her purse.

Oct. 19

Theft: At 8:14 a.m., an employee of the Highland House, located at 703 Highland Ave., reported that after arriving at work he discovered that property had been stolen.