Press release for April 8

2:22 a.m., Officers were requested to a residence in the 900 block of Webster Street to help remove a bat from the residence. Officers were unable to locate the bat.

2:33 a.m., Officers were called to the area of JF Kennedy Avenue and Elm Street in reference to smoke reported in the area. Officers located a pile of leaves on the sidewalk that had been on fire and was smoldering. Water was poured on it to extinguish it.

3:23 a.m., Officers were called back to the location of the smoldering leaves as the fire had rekindled. Officers poured more water on the pile and spread the pile out, finally extinguishing the smoldering embers.

8:31 a.m., Officer out at residence in the 300 block of Webster to return property. Officer was unable to make contact with anyone at the residence.

8:33 a.m., Officers out at the Livingston County Courthouse for a premises examination. Premises okay.

8:34 a.m., Officers performed a funeral escort for a local business.

9:29 a.m., Officers performed a COVID-19 restriction compliance check at a local business on W. Business Highway 36. Everything found to be in-check.

9:49 a.m., Officers took a report of a disturbance regarding threats being made toward a resident by a subject in the 1700 block of Morningside Drive. The incident occurred in the residence on April 6.. Investigation continues.

12:19 p.m., Officers out at business in the 1000 block of S. Washington Street to obtain further information on automotive parts theft. Investigation continues.

12:59 p.m., Officer out at business in the 1000 block of Graves Street purchasing department supplies.

1:12 p.m., Officers out in the 600 block of W. Business Highway 36 on continuing theft investigation.

1:39 p.m., Call to check well-being of subject sitting in their car on Springhill Street in the area of Hy-Vee. Caller thought they may need assistance. Officers checked area and were unable to locate anyone.

1:54 p.m., Report of stalled motorist on Washington Street in area of the Post Office. Officers located 18-wheeler with car hauler in the 300 block of S. Washington. Vehicle was moved.

3:24 p.m., Officer at the police department to speak with subject in reference to earlier reported incident on Morningside Drive. Statement was taken from subject.

4:07 p.m., Officers responded to 200 block of Polk Street in reference to a reported domestic violence situation. Upon arrival, officers determined no physical assault had taken place. The situation was verbal in nature and no arrests were made.

4:59 p.m., Officers responded to the 600 block of N. Washington Street where the wind apparently had blown the awning down in front of a business. Owner of the building was notified of the issue and taking care of it.

5:29 p.m., Reported debris in the 200 block of S. Washington Street. Mulch had fallen from a truck. Officer removed the debris from roadway.

7:06 p.m., Officer spoke on phone to a subject who stated threats had been made toward them and the subject was now following them around. Subject was advised of judicial remedies and options.

7:24 p.m., Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1100 block of Calhoun Street. It was determined that there was a situation where the couple were separating and there is an issue over property. Nothing physical had occurred and no arrests were made.

8:01 p.m., Officers were called to the 10 block of Jackson Street in reference to an assault between two males. Through the course of the investigation officers learned the subjects were in a heated argument over a mutual acquaintance. Both subjects used offensive, threatening language, towards each other, and acted in such a manner that annoyed, disturbed, and offended each other. Both subjects were issued summonses for disorderly conduct and given a court date.

8:54 p.m., Officers responded to a business in the 400 block of S. Washington Street at the request of another agency reference a possibly intoxicated driver. A 39-year-old subject from Chillicothe was contacted and exhibited signs of intoxication when requested to perform sobriety tests. The subject was taken into custody and transported to the police department for DWI and being in Possession of a controlled substance & paraphernalia. Subject was cited and released.

9:36 p.m., Report of suspicious subject laying in yard at Third and Vine streets. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate anyone at or near that location.

On April 8, the Chillicothe Police Department received 82 calls for service.