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Train derailment

A train has derailed on Douglas Ave. at the tracks. The train contained corn and no hazardous materials. Please make alternate routes of travel. The cleanup could take hours.

FREE Smoke Detectors available!

The Chillicothe Fire Department along with the Red Cross and Ross County Sheriff are offering FREE smoke detectors. By calling one of these organizations, you will get the smoke detector installed and receive fire safety and prevention training in your home. For more information you can call the sheriff’s office at 740-773-1186, the fire department at 740-773-2212 or the Red Cross at 740-772-2014, ext. 1523.

It is important for homes to have
working smoke, Towerheat and Carbon Monoxide detectors. Make sure children, the elderly and handicap residents know how to exit the home in case of an emergency. Have a fire escape plan in place.
HELPFUL LINKS:

Chillicothe FD web page
National Fire Protection Association
Red Cross Fire Prevention and Safety

And for the Kids
Sparky the Fire Dog

No-Shave November

goatee1In support of No-Shave November, CPD officers have been granted permission to grow goatees. Each Officer is required to donate $30 to the American Cancer Society, and the department goal is $500.

While the officers were looking forward to full beards and not shaving for a month, the goatees will do!

Interested in participating? Click here for the link. No-shave November

PD history photos

One album that shows some of our history. There are many pictures on this page. Some are categorized, some not. Many date back to the 1900s and show former officers, Chillicothe over they years and miscellaneous crash and crime scenes.

Trick or Treat IS Thursday, OCTOBER 30th, 2014

The city of Chillicothe, OH TRICK OR TREAT IS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30th 2014. The hours are 6PM-7:30PM.
There is some bad info out there stating it is on a different date. ( Surrounding townships and cities may have other dates and times. Click here for surrounding area dates and times.  If you live in  or are visiting Chillicothe, MO, their  Trick or Treat is Friday.  

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The Mayor’s office has announced that Trick or Treat (also referred to as Beggar’s Night) will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014. The hours are from 6P-7:30PM. Ages 12 and under only please.
Link to Trick or Treat Safety

 

Please monitor other local media for events occurring in Ross County.

Suspect from B&E still needs identified, others already ID’d

We posted a series of pictures yesterday. The 2 suspects in Picture #2 have been identified. But, we still need the single suspect picture identified. Thanks to all those that phoned, emailed tips in.

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking the Identity of the subjects in the attached pictures. The subjects are suspects in the continuing Breaking and Enterings of the former Smith Middle School. Although the school is vacant, it is still the property of others. During many of the B&Es, materials have been stolen, services disrupted and due to the state of disrepair could be dangerous to those that may  be just “looking around.”

2911.13 Breaking and entering.
(A) No person by force, stealth, or deception, shall trespass in an unoccupied structure, with purpose to commit therein any theft offense, as defined in section 2913.01 of the Revised Code, or any felony.   Felony of the 5th degree.

2911.21 Criminal trespass.

(A) No person, without privilege to do so, shall do any of the following:

(1) Knowingly enter or remain on the land or premises of another;

(2) Knowingly enter or remain on the land or premises of another, the use of which is lawfully restricted to certain persons, purposes, modes, or hours, when the offender knows the offender is in violation of any such restriction or is reckless in that regard;

Anyone with information on the attached pictures should contact Det. Shawn Rourke at 740-773-1191, referring to Smith Middle School B&Es.

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.com . Tips leading to arrest could be eligible for a reward!

 

Picture #1

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Suspects in Picture #2 have been identified.

The suspects in picture #2 have been identified.  The suspect in picture #1 is still unidentified.    Thanks to those that called in, emailed.  

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking the Identity of the subjects in the attached pictures. The subjects are suspects in the continuing Breaking and Enterings of the former Smith Middle School. Although the school is vacant, it is still the property of others. During many of the B&Es, materials have been stolen, services disrupted and due to the state of disrepair could be dangerous to those that may  be just “looking around.”

2911.13 Breaking and entering.
(A) No person by force, stealth, or deception, shall trespass in an unoccupied structure, with purpose to commit therein any theft offense, as defined in section 2913.01 of the Revised Code, or any felony.   Felony of the 5th degree.

2911.21 Criminal trespass.

(A) No person, without privilege to do so, shall do any of the following:

(1) Knowingly enter or remain on the land or premises of another;

(2) Knowingly enter or remain on the land or premises of another, the use of which is lawfully restricted to certain persons, purposes, modes, or hours, when the offender knows the offender is in violation of any such restriction or is reckless in that regard;

Anyone with information on the attached pictures should contact Det. Shawn Rourke at 740-773-1191, referring to Smith Middle School B&Es.

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.com . Tips leading to arrest could be eligible for a reward!

 

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Picture #2

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Parade is tonight!

2014 Chillicothe jaycees Halloween parade is tonight! 7pm.

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Trick or Treat AND Parade dates and times!

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The Mayor’s office has announced that Trick or Treat (also referred to as Beggar’s Night) will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014. The hours are from 6P-7:30PM. Ages 12 and under only please.
Link to Trick or Treat Safety

The Chillicothe Jaycees Halloween Parade is Saturday, Oct. 25th 2014 at 7PM.
Chillicothe Jaycees website, Form for Parade entry

Please monitor other local media for events occurring in Ross County.

Suspect in B&E come forward

The suspect in this picture reported to the Law Complex today and spoke to Det. Rourke.  Appropriate charges will be filed with the court system after the investigation is complete.

 


The Chillicothe Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying the person in the attached picture.    He is a suspect in a Breaking and Entering  at the  former  Smith Middle School.   Anyone having information on the identification of this subject can contact Det. Shawn Rourke at 740-773-1191.  Please refer to the Smith Middle school B&E.

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.com . Tips leading to arrest could be eligible for a reward!Smith Pictures office window 014

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