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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Tips can also be submitted through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740) 773-TIPS or online at www.southernohiocrimestoppers.com.
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
CHARGES CHARGES CHARGES CHARGES
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)