ID sought in theft from Houch’s

ID sought in theft From Houch’s on E. Main St. Anyone with information can contact Ofc. Hansen at 740-773-1191 and refer yo report #13-8968.

Anonymous tips can be made to Southern Ohio Crimestoppers at 740-773-TIPS or by submitting a tip online at southern Ohio Crimestoppers to submit a tip online. Tips leading to an arrest could result in a cash reward.


Search warrant 640 Glencroft Ave. Stolen firearms recoverd

At approximately 12:15PM, 5-16-13, the Chillicothe Police Department Special Response Team and detectives executed a search warrant at 640 Glencroft Avenue. Upon entering the residence, detectives found heroin, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a gun and a large amount of cash. Numerous subjects were inside of the residence at the time of the search warrant and 3 subjects were arrested in connection with the drugs and gun.

During the course of this investigation, detectives received information that led to the recovery of two (2) additional guns that had been reported stolen; a semi-automatic rifle located at 640 E Water St and a bolt action rifle located at 444 Church St. These firearms had recently been stolen during burglaries.
Information received also led to the arrest of Leland Brown on two felony warrants. Mr. Brown was under indictment for a series of thefts from local stores, that included stealing employees personal property.

Prior to the Search warrant, the Patrol Division had visited the house numerous times, doing “knock and talks”. These knock and talks were opportunities to gather information as to was staying in the house, and put a direct officer presence with complaints being made at the house.

Also, approx. 1 month ago, Ofcs. Acting on a crimestoppers tip, involving stolen property form the Carlisle Building, patrol officers conducted a consent search at the residence. The resident allowed officers to search the house. The resident pointed out several items a person of interest in the thefts had left in the garage. Thousands of dollars in stolen property was located, and will soon be returned to its owners pending charges and investigation.

The Chillicothe Police Department, again, would like to thank those who made calls regarding activity around this house and encourage other citizens to call regarding suspicious or drug activity in their neighborhoods. Tips can be submitted directly to the Chillicothe Police Department by email Tips can also be submitted through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740) 773-TIPS or online at


Antonio Woodfork Michael Hanby Amy Phillips Leland Brown
Black/Male/32 YOA White/Male/48 YOA White/Female/36 YOA Black/Male/50 YOA
640 Glencroft Ave 640 Glencroft Ave 803 Sherman Park 547 Orange St
Possession of Heroin (F-5) Possession of Heroin (F-5) Possession of Heroin (F-5) warrants for:
Having Weapons Under Safecracking (F-4)
Disability (F-3) Theft (F-5)

Chillicothe Police Dept. Awards banquet

On 5-09-13, the CPD held its first annual awards banquet.  A committee of Sgts. and Officers researched the

Patrolman Daniel Garrett

Patrolman Daniel Garrett

records of current officers, some in excess of 25 years in length.  The committee recommended awards from life saving events, to programs and  efforts individual officers have contributed to the success of the department, to service length awards.  Needless to say, the awards were given for collective years of an officers career.  Officers will be authorized to wear ribbons o their uniforms.

The Chillicothe Police Department has a long history stretching from the early 1800’s to present.  Efforts are being made to finish up a more complete history.


Search Warrant served

On May 2nd at approx. 2pm Chillicothe Police Detectives along with the Special Response Team served a search warrant at 356 Riverside St. after conducting an investigation into drug trafficking. Located inside the residence was Heroin, cocaine, marijuana, pills, drug paraphernalia, cash and several guns. Arrested was Reynard L. Reed who was charged with possession of heroin and possession of weapons while under disability. Detectives learned that Reed was moving into the residence at 222 Hirn St.

Detectives went to 222 Hirn St. and contacted Antonio L. Woodfork. A search of that residence found cocaine, marijuana, cash, and several weapons. Woodfork was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of weapons while under disability. Evidence in this case will be submitted to the lab at BCI and additional charges will be presented before the Ross County Grand Jury.



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