Press release for March 25
3:56 a.m., Call from a resident in the 1300 block of Calhoun Street of a subject at the residence wanting to report strange occurrences at their residence in the 400 block of Dickinson Street. Officers checked the subjects residence and were unable to locate anything unusual. Determined to be a reaction to not receiving proper medication. No report.
6:45 a.m., Call from subject that is again reporting strange occurrences. Officers checked and everything okay. Contacted a relative for the subject.
8:21 a.m., Officer took patrol vehicle for maintenance.
8:54 a.m., Officer at the police department for report of identity theft by illegal use of a subject’s Social Security Number to gain a refund from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Report taken and will be forwarded to Social Security and IRS. Citizens are reminded that there are numerous scams going on at this time of year in reference to refund checks and to guard your personal information closely. You may also be contacted during this time of the numerous safety requirements set up to help with not spreading the Coronavirus, by someone representing themselves as a government agency or financial institution and requiring your information to give you assistance. Do not fall for these scam calls. Safeguard your information and remember that you shouldn’t give out your information over the phone or computer network.
9:15 a.m., Officer took patrol vehicle for maintenance.
9:43 a.m., Parking complaint in the 500 block of N. Washington Street. Owner was contacted to move the vehicle.
10:02 a.m., Officers out on Herriford Street in reference to residents possessing dogs that were of prohibited breed. Owners attempting to relocate animals outside of the city.
10:44 a.m., Officer took property damage report from the 200 block of Henry Street where a vehicle was driven off the roadway and stuck a chain link fence causing damage to fencing and poles, then left the scene. Investigation is continuing.
10:51 a.m., Officers out at Hedrick Medical center to speak with a patient with questions.
11:27 a.m., Officer to St. Joseph to collect evidence and return to Chillicothe.
2:25 p.m., Parking complaint in the 200 block of W. Second Street. Owner notified and moving the vehicle.
7:00 p.m., Report of toddler running down the street in the 300 block of JF Kennedy Avenue. Parent reportedly grabbed child and took them into residence.
7:04 p.m., Report of a subject breaking a door window glass in the 100 block of N. Herriford Street. Determined to have been broken by a relative. No report.
8:29 p.m., Report from 600 block of W. Business Highway 36 of a suspicious vehicle, possibly intoxicated. Officer checked area and unable to locate the described vehicle.
9:11 p.m., Report of a dog acting as though it was hit by a vehicle in the area of west Simpson Park entrance. the dog was located, observed for injuries, appeared to have recovered and was taken to the owner’s residence.
On March 25, the Chillicothe Police Department received 68 calls for service.