ID sought in theft from Kohls

The Chillicothe Police Department is asking for help in identifying the female in these pictures. On this date she shoplifted approx. $500 in clothing and merchandise from Kohls. She fled the store in a light brown SUV, and may be from Fayette County.

Anonymous tips can be made through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740)773-TIPS or (800)222-TIPS, by texting keyword LOWDOWN to CRIMES (274637) or on their website at www.southernohiocrimestoppers.org .   Tips leading to arrest could be eligible for a reward!    Tips can also be called in to the Chillicothe Police Department at 740-773-1191.  

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Search Warrant served

The Chillicothe Police Department along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol , conducted investigations throughout the day that led to a search warrant being served at 323 Massie Ave. Seized during the warrant service was 3g of heroin, 33g of crack, $1800 and a loaded firearm.

Arrested during the search warrants: Erick Porter of Columbus who charged with F3 possession of cocaine, F5 possession of heroin and having weapons under disability; Kareyna Frederick of Columbus charged with F3 possession of cocaine; Suzanna Hinton arrested on on two misdemeanor warrants.

We would like to thank the community for tips that help us in combating drugs in our community. Drug tips can be called into the Chillicothe Police Department drug tip line at 740-772-6137, or the regular police line at 740-773-1191 if the drug activity is in progress.

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Suspect identified in Kohl’s theft

The suspect in this theft has been identified, and information passed on to the investigating officer.  We would like to thank everyone that has left tips in this matter.     

The Chillicothe Police Department is looking to identify this person in a theft from Kohl’s.  The suspect is believed to have stolen several smart watches.  

 
Anonymous tips can be made through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740)773-TIPS or (800)222-TIPS, by texting keyword LOWDOWN to CRIMES (274637) or on their website at www.southernohiocrimestoppers.org .   Tips leading to arrest could be eligible for a reward!    Tips can also be called in to the Chillicothe Police Department at 740-773-1191.  

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Arrest made in hoax tip that led to search of Ross Lake.

An arrest has been made in the connection of a hoax tip left with the Chillicothe Police Department that led to the search of Ross Lake.  The hoax tip alleged the remains of Wanda Lemons was in the lake.   The fake tip and other information gathered allowed Detectives to request a search warrant that led them to the arrested person, Mr. Ault.  Ault was charged with inducing panic, a first degree misdemeanor by the CPD.

Further Felony charges may be filed by the Ross CO. Sheriff’s Office in connection with the search once they complete their investigation.  

 

For information on our missing women, visit our missing person page by clicking here Missing persons .   There is a hotline set up at 740-774-FIND for the missing person task force as well as an email address at  findme@rosssheriff.com.

There is still a reward being offered through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers for information regarding the missing women.
Anonymous tips can be made through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740)773-TIPS or (800)222-TIPS, by texting keyword LOWDOWN to CRIMES (274637) or on their website at www.southernohiocrimestoppers.org

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Test for Police Officer has been posted by Civil Service

The City of Chillicothe, Civil Service Commission, has posted the examination date for position of Police Officer.  The application period is July 31st through August the 18, 2017.     The exam is on  August 31st, 2017 at 5PM

Completed applications will ONLY be accepted via MAIL. Your submission must include a $25 non-refundable application fee.  The application fee can be waived upon submission of Affidavit of Indigence. 

   *Applications must be mailed along with check or money order made payable to the City of Chillicothe.  Mail check to:  Human Resources Dept, 35 South Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601. They MUST be postmarked by 8-18-17.  

Questions about the exam in general or duties of Police Officer?  Certifications required or extra credit given?  Download the Police Officer Posting July 2017- 3 (003)

Download: Employment Application – Police Officer2017
Waiver of Indigence   Must be submitted with application

The City of Chillicothe is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nature of patrol work:

Investigate complaints, crimes and traffic crashes, appropriate use of division facilities and equipment, enforce City Ordinances, state and federal laws and other regulations, write reports for input to division records system, perform public relations activities, maintain relationships with external agencies, maintain personal and professional competence and awareness.

The Chillicothe Police Department offers competitive pay ($46,000 annual starting pay for non-probationary Ofcs. , with step increases)  and benefits.

Opportunity for advancement

The Chillicothe Police Department offers many opportunities for advancement. After four years, patrol Officers are eligible to take the Sergeants promotional exam. Sgts. would then be able to take a Captains exam after 1 year and then ultimately the Chief’s exam. All other job classifications are based on experience and seniority.

Other job classifications within the department

o DARE/School Resource Officer
o Special Response Team(SRT)
o Hostage/Crisis Negotiations
o K-9
o Bike Patrol
o Detective Bureau (Homicide, Murder, Sex Crimes, Theft, Narcotic, Cyber Crimes)
o Media/Public Liaison

The department offers opportunities for career development and training:

• Taser certifications/instructor
• Driver’s training/Instructor
• Unarmed Self Defense/Instructor
• Shotgun, service pistol and Rifle qualifications/instructor
• Crisis Intervention Training
• OVI DETECTION & STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING
• Traffic Crash Reconstruction
• RADAR/LIDAR certification/Instructor
• Crime Scene Processing


 

 

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Attempt to locate runaway juvenile

Attempt to locate runaway juvenile Jasmine Hamilton, w/f 5’6″ tall and 138 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing green sweat pants on E. Water St.  

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Ms. Hamilton, please call the Chillicothe Police Dept. at 740-773-1191 or local Law Enforcement agency.  She has been entered into the LEADS/NCIC system.  

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UPDATE: Madison has been located

UPDATE:   Madison has been located.

The Chillicothe Police Department is attempting to locate 14 year old Madison “Maggie” George, a runaway juvenile.  She was last seen on 6-17-17 wearing tan jogging pants and black shirt.  Madison is described as 5’9″, 230 lbs with blonde hair.  

If you know her whereabouts, please contact the Chillicothe Police Department at 740-773-1191 or local Law Enforcement agency.  She has been entered into the LEADS/NCIC system as a runaway juvenile.  

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911 Maintenance

 06/21/2017 at 5:00 a.m. the 911 system for all of Ross County will be shut down for necessary maintenance. This includes the city of Chillicothe. This is currently planned to last 30 minutes, however it could take longer.
During this time all emergency phone calls to the Ross County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Chillicothe Police, Fire, and E.M.S. should be made to 740-773-1185, not 911!
Horizon landline customer’s phones that dial 911 will be rerouted to the 740-773-1185 number during this time. Time Warner (Spectrum), cellular and Voice Over Internet Protocol 911 calls will not go through.  CALL 740-773-1185


 

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Runaway/Missing Juvenile LOCATED

Detective with the Chillicothe Police Department have safely located runaway/missing Juvenile Stacia Lanman.  

 

The Chillicothe Police Department is requesting assistance in finding a runaway/missing juvenile, 12 year old Stacia Lanman (entered into LEADS/NCIC),  Stacia is described as a 12 year old w/f, 5’3″ tall, 100 lbs, with brown hair and eyes.  She was last seen wearing light colored pants and dark t-shirt or hoodie, and may have gotten into a smaller, dark colored SUV.  

 

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