Street light Out?

Street lights throughout the city of Chillicothe are powered by AEP, and the city is responsible Street Light_Postfor paying the bill. Street lights that are out or malfunctioning are still assesed a fee for their usage.
If the street light is out, it cannot serve its purpose and invites criminal activity or unsafe driving conditions.
To report a light out, you can go to the this AEP link, and report the light out.
click here to report light out

Search warrants served

On October 31st at approx. 8pm Chillicothe Police Detectives and Officers with the Special Response Team served multiple search warrants in the city. The first warrant was served at 77 S. Rose St. where Detectives located a large amount of cocaine and heroin. Also located was drug paraphernalia and cash. Lamont Ellington was charged with possession of cocaine (F1) and Possession of Heroin (F3). Harold Nichols and John Kepler were charged with permitting drug abuse. Both had been warned about allowing drug dealers use their residence to operate in the past.

The second search warrant was served at 741 E. 4th St. Detectives located drug paraphernalia and arrested the resident, Mindy Maxwell who was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. Ms. Maxwell admitted to allowing Lamont Ellington sell drugs from her residence. Evidence obtained from these warrants will be sent to the lab at BCI&I and additional charges could be presented before the Ross County Grand Jury.

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The Chillicothe Police Department reminds citizens that they can email anonymous complaints of drug activity to drugtip@chillicothepolice.com.  Complaints can also be made through Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling (740)773-TIPS or (800)222-TIPS, by texting keyword LOWDOWN to CRIMES (274637) or on their website at www.southernohiocrimestoppers.com . Tips leading to arrests could result in a cash reward.

These complaints will be reviewed and investigated by detectives of the Chillicothe Police Department.

 

 

Trick or Treat/Beggars night update

Trick or Treat/Beggars night has been moved to Saturday 11-2-13 from 6P-7:30Pm. Monitor media outlets for county times/cancellations.

Trick of Treat/Beggars night 2013

As of now, the 2013 city of Chillicothe Trick or Treat/Beggars night, is still set for 10-31-13 from 6PM-7:30PM. We have received no information from the Mayor’s office for any rescheduling of the event in case of inclement weather.
Check back here, or monitor our FB or twitter pages for updates.

2013 Halloween parade is tonight!

The 2013 Jaycees Halloween parade Parade will be held on October 26th at 7:00pm. The parade route goes through downtown Chillicothe.  jack o

Also, Trick or Treat (Beggar’s night?) has been set for 10-31-13 from 6PM-7:30PM.
Link to all Ross County Trick or Treat events
Link to Trick or Treat Safety

 

K-9 demo Saturday.

A lot is going on Saturday, Halloween parade at 7pm, so you have time to attend this event as well.
The Chillicothe Police Department K-9’s, Ciko and Koby, will perform a criminal apprehension, narcotics detection, and obedience demonstration at Petland , 881 N Bridge Street on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The demonstration will begin at 1:00PM. The K-9 demonstration will be in conjunction with Petland’s Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest, which will run from 1:00PM-4:00PM. The winner of the pet costume contest will receive a $50.00 Petland gift card. All pets dressed in a costume will receive a treat bag (while supplies last) courtesy of Petland. Bring the entire Family, INCLUDING ALL PETS DRESSED IN COSTUME, to Petland, 881 N Bridge Street, on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 1:00PM and enjoy all the festivities!

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Theft by deception at Airgas/ Video posted

On 10-8-13 a theft by deception occurred at Airgas (fraudulent purchase on another’s account)for several hundreds of dollars. The suspect is a w/m, bald and has a pronounced limp. He was driving a red pickup truck with chrome wheels and Tonto Cover on the bed.

Anyone with tips can contact Ofc. T. Brown at 740-773-1191, refering to report #13-18770.

Anonymous tips can be made to Southern Ohio Crimestoppers at 740-773-TIPS or by submitting a tip online at southern Ohio Crimestoppers. The website is now up and running again.  Tips leading to an arrest could result in a cash reward.

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2013 Halloween Parade

The 2013 Jaycees Halloween parade Parade will be held on October 26th at 7:00pm. The parade route goes through downtown Chillicothe.  jack o

Also, Trick or Treat (Beggar’s night?) has been set for 10-31-13 from 6PM-7:30PM.
Link to all Ross County Trick or Treat events
Link to Trick or Treat Safety

 

Police K-9 demonstration

The Chillicothe Police Department K-9’s, Ciko and Koby, will perform a criminal apprehension, narcotics detection, and obedience demonstration at Petland , 881 N Bridge Street on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The demonstration will begin at 1:00PM. The K-9 demonstration will be in conjunction with Petland’s Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest, which will run from 1:00PM-4:00PM. The winner of the pet costume contest will receive a $50.00 Petland gift card. All pets dressed in a costume will receive a treat bag (while supplies last) courtesy of Petland. Bring the entire Family, INCLUDING ALL PETS DRESSED IN COSTUME, to Petland, 881 N Bridge Street, on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 1:00PM and enjoy all the festivities!

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ID sought in credit card theft/misuse

On 10-14-13 at 8:01PM, this female used a stolen credit card at Murphy USA. She was wearing an Orange Pumpkin shirt and driving a green Pontiac. The woman was also in the company of a man holding a baby.
Anyone with information can contact Ofc. McGowan at 740-773-1191 referring to report#13-18601.

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.

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