On April 20th, 2012 at approx. 6am Detectives with the Chillicothe Police Department along with the Special Response Team served a search warrant at 250 W. Water St. Apartment #4. Seized during the search of the apartment was heroin, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash. Arrested was Joshua W. Ballard who was charged with possession of heroin and obstructing official business. He was also served with a warrant out of Ross Co. common pleas court for failure to appear on two separate felony drug charges and a misdemeanor warrant out of Chillicothe Municipal Court charging failure to appear on a driving under suspension charge. Evidence will be sent to the crime lab at BCI&I and additional charges will be presented to the Ross County Grand Jury.
The Chillicothe Police Department would like to remind citizens that they can email anonymous complaints of drug activity to firstname.lastname@example.org. These complaints will be reviewed and investigated by detectives.
If you have information on any robberies, burglaries, or any other crime please forward that information to email@example.com . The information will be reviewed and passed along to the investigating unit or officer. A report number, incident location or Officer name will help the process.<