Press release for April 14

7:01 a.m., Officers monitoring traffic in the 600 block of Cowgill Street. No violations observed by officer.

7:19 a.m., Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1200 block of N. Washington for a traffic violation. The 26-year-old driver was found to be operating the vehicle while having a revoked driver’s license and no proof of insurance. The subject was cited for the violations and transported to their residence.

8:17 a.m., Report of horses running loose in the 2100 block of Woodcrest Drive. Horses were located and the owner arrived to take care of them. They had knocked down a gate and got out of their confinement.

8:51 a.m., Officer performed a motorist assist to a truck driver looking for a business in the 500 block of E. Business Highway 36.

9:39 a.m., Officer performed a funeral escort for a local business.

9:42 a.m., Subject in the police department to speak with officer in reference to possible offense having occurred several years prior. No report at this time.

10:25 a.m., Report of a disorderly subject yelling profanities in the 300 block of E. Third Street. Subject was contacted and advised to halt the actions and go inside their residence.

10:39 a.m., Officers out in the 300 block of E. Third Street receiving information of a continuing investigation.

11:03 a.m., Officers relaying subject from previous 10:25 a.m., entry to a residence on Bryan Street and transferring them to a family member to take care of them.

11:54 a.m., Officers assisting Family Services with a well-being check in the 300 block of Webster Street. Investigation continuing.

12:43 p.m., Officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 1500 block of Bryan Street. Officers contacted a family member of a subject that they had deemed to be in need of medical assistance and evaluation. Emergency Services transported the individual to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment.

3:40 p.m., Officer speaking with subject who is possibly the victim of a fraudulent scam. Information received and investigation continuing at this time.

5:24 p.m., Officer speaking with subject on the phone who is possibly the victim of a fraudulent loan scam. Investigation continuing.

7:07 p.m., Officer speaking with subject in the police department lobby that has questions in reference to having an accident and exchanging information with the other party. Officer answered the subject’s questions.

8:35 p.m., Call from business in the 1300 block of Monroe in reference suspected controlled substance located in resident’s room. A very small amount of a controlled substance was located and destroyed by Officer.

On April 14, the Chillicothe Police Department received 69 calls for service.

The Police Department is receiving several reports of local residents falling victim to identity theft involving the theft of their personal and banking information. It’s believed that this information is being obtained from the victim’s mailboxes. Please make it more difficult for the criminals by watching for your mail delivery and not leaving your mail in the box for any extended amount of time. Remove it in a timely manner. If you have outgoing mail, either deliver it to the Post Office location or watch for your local carrier to come by your location. They will be happy to accept your mail for posting. If you observe suspicious vehicles or subjects at your mailboxes, get a good description and report it to your local Police Department at 646-2121 or in an emergency Dial 911.