Police Blotter

Press release for Aug. 14, 2019 

2:40 a.m., Call from a subject in the 900 block of Webster Street experiencing mental issues, the subject was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment. 

5:12 a.m., Officer transported a prisoner to Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail. 

9:03 a.m., Officer conducted a continuing investigation at the Livingston County Library. 

11:22 a.m., Subject in police department to speak with an officer reference possible theft, they were advised it is a civil issue.  

11:26 a.m., Parking complaint in the 800 block of Calhoun Street. 

12:14 p.m., Officer assisted emergency services on a medical call in the 1000 block of Lakeview Terrace. 

12:37 p.m., Well-being check of a subject in Simpson Park. Subject was okay.  

4:01 p.m., Low hanging utility cable at Calhoun and Dickinson Streets. Utility was contacted and the wire was cut to allow traffic to resume.  

4:04 p.m., Officer spoke with a subject in reference to a custody dispute. 

4:34 p.m., Officer checked a reported traffic hazard at Calhoun and Washington Streets. Handled by officer. 

4:45 p.m., Officer spoke with a subject in reference to a neighbor driving through their yard. 

5:05 p.m. Officer spoke with a subject in reference to a parking complaint in the 200 block of Herriman Street. 

5:06 p.m., Report of kids ringing doorbells and running in the 1600 block of Fair Street. Officers were unable to locate them. 

5:22 p.m., Report of a dog inside a vehicle at a business in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. The vehicle was gone on officer’s arrival. 

5:46 p.m., Suspicious acting subject in 500 and 600 block of N. Washington. The subject was intoxicated and went on his way. No report. 

6:50 p.m., Suspicious acting subject in the 500 block of Jackson Street. Subject was cleaning up a vacant lot. 

8:27 p.m., Call of a disturbance involving a man with a knife and a child. Officers responded to the scene and determined that all residents had exited the residence except for the male subject who was found to be in an extreme fit of anger and threatening officers with the knife, all the while screaming and yelling. Officers contained the scene and the Police Department's Negotiator and Chief Maples responded. After a period of time and negotiation, the subject was talked into surrendering to officers. Due to the actions by the officers on the scene, the situation was handled efficiently and without injury. This action was handled in slightly over two hours requiring all on-duty and two off-duty officers along with the assistance of a Livingston County Deputy and Chillicothe Emergency Services. The subject was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for mental evaluation to be transferred to a mental health facility. 

8:33 and 9:51 p.m., While Officers were handling the call on Williams Street, dispatch received two different calls of a large dog roaming the area of Burnam Road and Elmdale Drive. The owner located the dog and it was returned home. 

10:06 p.m., While Officers were on the call on Williams Street, a call came from a residence in the 600 block of Cowgill Street involving the residents hearing a strange noise from inside the residence. Officers went to the scene and determined that an item had fallen off of a vibrating appliance.  

10:52 p.m., Officer transported subject to Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail.

On Aug. 14, the Chillicothe Police Department received 95 calls for service.