Search warrant served

Drug Search Warrant

On January 24, 2011 at approximately 4:50PM, the Chillicothe Police Department executed a drug search warrant at 736 E Fourth St. Seized were over 40 doses of heroin with a street value of $1000.00, along with $3000.00 cash and a large amount of drug paraphernalia.

Arrested were:

Michael Scheeler, 43 of 736 E Fourth St, charged with permitting drug abuse (Felony)
Kimberly Richter, 41 of 736 E Fourth St, charged with permitting drug abuse (Felony)
Zachary Melott, 23 of 668 N High St, charged with tampering with evidence and
possession of drugs (felony)

Circle K robbery

On1-20-11, the Circle K on N. High St. Was robbed. Attached is an image from the stores surveillance camera. Anyone with information regarding this robbery should Contact the Chillicothe Police Dept. 740-773-1191.

Quick recovery in vehicle theft, suspect arrested


The Chillicothe Police Department was called at 8:05am on January 15th to the rear of the Chillicothe Fire Station #1 at 54 E. Water St. in ref. to a stolen motor vehicle. A description of the vehicle was broadcast to all Law Enforcement agencies. At 8:45am, an officer observed the vehicle in the area of Main and Bridge St’s. but briefly lost sight of it. The vehicle was then located underneath the E. Main St. overpass where Nathaniel Ward of 107 Ewing St. was ordered out from inside the vehicle and was arrested. Officer’s then noticed that there were several pieces of paper on fire inside the vehicle. A CFD Arson Investigator was called and is assisting in the investigation.
Mr. Ward is being held in the Ross County Jail on felony charges of receiving stolen property and tampering with evidence. Additional charges are pending presentation of the case to the Ross County Grand Jury.

Circle K Robbery

Attached is a picture of robbery suspects from Circle K on 1-9-11. If you have any information regarding these individuals, please call 740-773-1191, or email

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