Press release for April 15

3:10 a.m., Commercial business alarm in the 400 block of S. Washington Street. Officers checked premises.

6:20 a.m., Officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Broadway Street to a report of an intruder possibly in the residence. Officers checked the premises and contacted the resident. Everything determined to be okay. Nothing found.

7:36 a.m., Officers and Emergency Services responded to the 1300 block of Monroe Street in reference a resident having anxiety issues and possibly wanting to harm themselves. Subject was transported to Hedrick Medical Center, treated and then released after calming down, to return to residence.

9:12 a.m., Officers and Emergency Services responded to an alarm in the 700 block of Clay Street. It was determined that a tenant had burned food on their stove which activated the alarm.

9:36 a.m., Officers received a report of alleged sexual assault that has taken place in the 400 block of Third Street. This is an on-going investigation.

10:47 a.m., Officer out at the courthouse for court duties.

11:07 a.m., Officers assisted Emergency Services on a medical call in the 2600 block of N. Washington Street.

11:37 a.m., Report of an older vehicle on the parking lot of a business in the 1200 block of N. Washington Street. Possibly drugs in the vehicle. Officers arrived on the scene and were unable to locate the described vehicle.

12:41 p.m., Officer speaking on the phone to a subject about the recovery of property from a residence that they had vacated. The subject was advised to contact an attorney in reference to the civil issue.

1:12 p.m., Officers responded with Family Services to the 300 block of Jackson Street for reported possible child abuse. Investigation continuing.

2:00 p.m., Officers were out with Sheriff’s Department with a medical and civil issue at the courthouse. No report.

2:39 p.m., Officer spoke with a subject on the phone in reference to a landlord/tenant issue.

2:57 p.m., Officers in contact with local banking institution reference to fraud investigation involving several jurisdictions. Investigation continuing.

3:19 p.m., Officer checked on motorist assist in the 1100 block of Hillside Drive. The subject had already contacted a tow agency.

3:23 p.m., Subject in the police department to speak to an officer in reference to a continuing investigation.

3:48 p.m., Officers at a residence in the 1400 block of Clay Street for a well-being check. The subject of the check was not located at the residence.

4:35 p.m., Officers assisted the sheriff’s department on a pedestrian check near the railroad tracks at Third and Ashley. The subject attempted to evade deputies and was apprehended along the tracks and was taken into custody by deputies.

5:08 p.m., Officer responded to the 10 block of Third Street to a reported fire possibly getting out of control. Officer checked and determined the fire was within ordinance requirements. No report.

5:47 p.m., Reported verbal argument between two individuals in the 400 block of Walnut Street. Officers contacted the subjects involved and one party left the scene. No report.

7:29 p.m., Suspicious activity reported in the 200 block of Park Lane. The subject reported to be walking up and down the street. Officers went to the area and were unable to locate anyone.

On April 15, the Chillicothe Police received 77 calls for service.

April 12 through April 18 is National Telecommunications Week, we say “Thank You” to our special team of Communications Officers that sit ready 24/7 to launch the life-saving and law enforcement services we are so lucky to have. Our team dispatches for the Chillicothe Police Department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, Livingston County Emergency Management, Chillicothe Fire Department, and all Rural Fire Departments in Livingston County. In every emergency, they are the calm voice on the other end of the telephone to let you know that you are not alone and that help is on the way. Thank You, for everything you do!

An interesting fact is that in 2019, our Communications Officers received a total of 57,651 Law, Fire, and Emergency Services calls for service through our Dispatch Center.