Traffic Blitz

The Chillicothe Police Department and Ohio State Highway Patrol combined forces for a traffic blitz on August 26, 2011 from 7:00PM – 3:00AM. The purpose of this blitz was to reinforce safety while driving within the City of Chillicothe and all of Ross County. Below are the totals for this traffic blitz:

OVI Arrests under 21 - 1
OVI Arrests over 21 - 10
Moving Violation Citations - 70
Other Citations - 45
Driving Under Suspension - 21
Misdemeanor Criminal Arrests - 18
Number of Traffic Stops - 112
K-9 Sniffs – 8
Drug arrests – 4

D.A.R.E. Officer Larry Cox Memorial Poker Run

The Chillicothe Police Department D.A.R.E. program is once again having the annual Officer Larry Cox Memorial Poker Run. This is the primary fundraiser for the D.A.R.E. program. All proceeds benefit educational materials, classroom supplies, and other costs associated with the D.A.R.E. program. Listed below are the details for the event:

DATE:
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011

LOCATION:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON OF CHILLICOTHE
818 EASTERN AVENUE

REGISTRATION:
BEGINS AT 9:00AM

RIDE:
LEAVES AT 11:30AM

COST:
$10.00 PER HAND (MAXIMUM OF 2 HANDS PER RIDER)

AWARDS:
1ST PLACE – $500, PLUS PLAQUE
2ND PLACE – $250, PLUS PLAQUE
3RD PLACE – $100, PLUS PLAQUE
PLAQUE FOR FURTHEST TRAVELED

Tee shirts will be on sale the day of the event. We will also have a booth, selling tee shirts and pre-registrations, at the Easy Rider Rodeo on Thursday September 1 and Friday September 2.

If you have any questions or need more details concerning this event, contact Officer Julie Preston at 740-701-0039 or Officer Bud Lytle at 740-703-6075. We look forward to another great event this year as we work to support the Chillicothe Police Department D.A.R.E. Program.

Search warrant nets Heroin possession arrest.

Detectives and members of the Emergency Response Team from the Chillicothe Police Department executed a search warrant at 176 Scioto Avenue on August 9, 2011 at approximately 3:30PM. The search warrant was the result of an extensive investigation involving drugs being sold out of this residence. Upon searching the residence, numerous balloons of heroin was located in a basement bedroom, which was found to be the room of Breanna Kennedy. Kennedy was arrested and is due to be arraigned in Chillicothe Municipal Court on August 10, 2011 at 9:00AM.
The Chillicothe Police Department would also like to thank those citizens who have became involved in making their communities a safer and drug free place by reporting this type of suspicious activity. The Chillicothe Police Department also wants to encourage more citizens to contact us with any information regarding the suspicion of drug activity. These tips can be reported anonymously on the Chillicothe Police Department web site, www.chillicothepolice.com, or by emailing drugtips@chillicothepolice.com.

ARRESTED:
Breanna Kennedy, 23
176 Scioto Avenue
CHARGES:
Possession of Heroin

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Sears Breaking & entering/jewlery theft.

CPD is asking for help in identifying the person in these photos taken from Sears video surveillance. He is described as a white male wearing a bandanna, work gloves and boots. He used a small yellow hammer in the commission of this crime.
Any information can be given to Det. J. Gannon at 740-773-1191.
Anonymous tips can also be called into Southern Ohio Crimestoppers at 740-773-tips. Information leading to conviction can make the called eligible for a reward.

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National Night out is Tuesday 8-2-11

This event will include law enforcement, military, and fire equipment displays; a car show; rock climbing wall; pedal go karts; and numerous other activities. National Night Out is a national crime prevention initiative aimed at bringing communities together for the common purpose of taking a stand against crime! For more information you can check the National Night Out web site at nationalnightout.org. You can also contact Officer Bud Lytle, Chillicothe Police Department at 740-773-1191 or Deputy Dave Weber, Ross County Sheriff’s Office at 740-773-1186. We look forward to seeing each of you at this event as we take a stand against crime, TOGETHER!

 

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