FCSO Incidents


According to reports, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls:

APRIL 30

TRAFFIC CRASH: Brian Hill of Sabina was traveling west on Greenfield-Sabina Road approaching the stop sign at US 62. Hill continued to cross US 62 failing to yield for a vehicle operated by Robin Smith of Leesburg traveling south causing a collision. Minor injuries were reported. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene. Hill was cited for failure to yield.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Charles Somers, 72 of Washington C.H., was attempting to enter U.S. 35 West from State Route 753 when he failed to properly negotiate a curve and struck the ditch. Somers was issued a citation for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Brian A. Hill of Sabina was traveling west on Greenfield-Sabina Road approaching U.S. 62 SW and reportedly slid through the stop sign and into the path of a vehicle traveling south on U.S. 62 SW, operated by Robin Smith of Leesburg. The vehicles collided in the intersection with the Smith vehicle subsequently traveling off the west side of the roadway before coming to rest. Smith reported minor injuries in the crash. No other injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Hill was cited for disobeying a traffic control device.

WELFARE CHECK: A welfare check was requested of three children in the Village of Jeffersonville. The juveniles were checked and it was discovered that during an argument between the father and the oldest juvenile, the juvenile was reportedly struck with the cord of a video game which left a red mark. The juveniles departed the residence for the evening with a grandparent and Fayette County Children’s Services were notified to follow-up on the incident.

APRIL 29

MENACING: Joshua McQuiller of Washington C.H. reported receiving a threatening message through Facebook.

CIVIL: Rhonda Bailey of Washington C.H. reported while in a verbal argument with a known person, she was advised she would be given an eviction notice.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Tammy Van Dyke, Greenfield, reported she was confronted by a known person while at the Jeffersonville baseball diamonds.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Lamont Rickman of Greenfield was traveling south on State Route 41 near Ghormley Road and initiated a passing maneuver of another southbound vehicle, operated by Dakota T. Wise of Frankfort when Wise reportedly drifted left of center and collided with the Rickman vehicle. No injuries were reported in the crash. Wise was cited for failure to control.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Lowise Landrum of New Holland reported someone entered her residence and removed items from inside.

APRIL 28

THEFT/BURGLARY: Aaron Depugh, Jeffersonville, reported numerous items had been removed from his residence without permission.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Ronald Kvarness of Washington C.H. reported someone entered his residence and removed items from inside.

UNRULY: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Biddle Boulevard in the Village of Bloomingburg on reports of an unruly juvenile not wanting to attend school. Sheriff’s deputies spoke with the juvenile and the juvenile went to school.

APRIL 27

TRAFFIC CRASH: Tori Braughton of Galloway was traveling south on S.R. 207 and lost control of her vehicle while negotiating a left curve. Braughton traveled off the right side of the roadway into the ditch, striking a fence and utility pole before coming to rest. A passenger in the vehicle was transported to a medical facility for treatment. The vehicle sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene. Braughton was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Dana Feazell of Washington C.H. was south on Washington New Martinsburg Road and lost control of her vehicle. Feazell traveled left of center, off the left side of the roadway into the ditch. Feazell continued south through the ditch, striking a small creek before coming to rest. No injuries were reported. Feazell was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Stephen Federle of South Solon was traveling north on West Lancaster Road nearing the intersection of S.R. 734. Federle traveled into the intersection failing to yield for a vehicle traveling west on S.R. 734 causing a collision. Both Federle and the operator of the other vehicle, Michael Wood of Jeffersonville, refused treatment from EMS. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage in the crash and were towed from the scene. Federle was cited for failure to control. Wood was found to be operating while under the influence and was arrested for OVI.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: A female reported a verbal dispute with a known party. No physical harm or threats of harm were made during the dispute.

APRIL 26

THEFT: During the execution of a search warrant, deputies learned that a gas grill had been taken from the residence of Kathleen DeSanto on Walnut Street in the Village of Bloomingburg. During the course of the investigation, deputies located and recovered the stolen item at a residence on Lakeview Avenue in Washington Court House. The grill was returned to the owner.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Contessa Hagenmaier of Bloomingburg was traveling north on White Oak Road and lost control of her vehicle. Hagenmaier traveled off the right side of the roadway into the ditch, striking a utility pole overturning. Hagenmaier received minor injuries in the crash. The vehicle sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene. Hagenmaier was cited for failure to control.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Rinrawee Hoskins of Washington C.H. reported someone entered her residence and removed items from inside.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Peddicord Avenue on a domestic incident. Upon arrival all parties involved were identified and it was determined that no assault or threats of assault had occurred.

FIRE: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Cook-Yankeetown Road on reports of a barn fire. Upon arrival the barn was fully engulfed in flames. Tri-County Fire responded to the scene to extinguish the fire.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Jeri Gabbert of Jeffersonville reported someone caused damage to the tires on her vehicle.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: David Kingery of Washington C.H. reported someone entered onto his property and removed lawn care equipment.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Carl Riley of Bloomingburg reported someone entered onto his property and removed items.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Dustin Dunn of Washington C.H. was stopped at the stop sign at US 35 and SR 41. Dunn observed the vehicle in front of him moving forward so he proceeded forward, striking the rear of the vehicle. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles sustained minor damage in the crash. Dunn was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Valerie Stewart of Sabina was traveling east on Haines Road when Stewart was struck by a deer. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained minor damage in the crash.

APRIL 25

THEFT: Herbert Mitchell, Bloomingburg, reported someone removed property from his vehicle that was parked outside his residence.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Heather Fryer, of Washington C.H., reported someone forcibly removed a pad lock from her garage, damaging the door and hasp. Upon checking the building, nothing was found to be missing.

PASSING BAD CHECKS: Employees of One Stop 22 reported they accepted two checks from a known person. Later running the checks through their check verification system, they found there were not sufficient funds in the account to cover the checks.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: Deputies responded to Pettit’s Market, Bloomingburg. Upon arrival the front door was found to have been forcibly entered. It was later determined that business had been entered and property removed.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Charles Stewart, of Columbus, reported he was westbound on US 35 near the 20 mile marker when two deer entered his lane of travel and were subsequently struck. The truck Mr. Stewart was driving sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Linda Neil, of Pickerington, reported that she was northbound on I-71 near the 71 mile marker when a deer entered her lane of travel and was subsequently struck. The vehicle Neil was driving sustained functional damage but was driven from the scene.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Marvin J. Collins of New Holland was traveling south on State Route 207 near McCafferty Road and struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported in the crash.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Heather Fryer of Washington C.H. reported someone entered onto her property causing damage to a lock on a unattached garage. Fryer stated no items were missing.

PASSING BAD CHECKS: One Stop 22 reported a known subject came to the business obtaining merchandise and made payment with a bad check.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Wade Lawrence of Campbell, Ala., was traveling east on S.R. 734 and lost control of his vehicle. Campbell traveled off the right side of the roadway striking the ditch. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained moderate damage in the crash. Lawrence was cited for failure to control.

APRIL 24

TRAFFIC CRASH: Brandon Wright of Washington C.H. was traveling east on US 35 and lost control of his vehicle. Wright traveled off the left side of the roadway, striking a concrete barrier before coming to rest in the median. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained heavy damage in the crash and was towed from the scene. Wright was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH–HIT SKIP: Hannah Stickel, Jeffersonville, reported she was informed by a passerby that a vehicle struck her parked vehicle and departed.

THEFT: Carolyn Groves, of Bloomingburg, reported someone removed property from her yard without permission.

THEFT: Terry Bowling, Bloomingburg, reported someone removed property from his yard without permission.

ASSIST AGENCY: Deputies assisted the staff of Fayette Memorial Hospital in restraining a combative 14-year-old female juvenile from the Ranch of Opportunity while she was being treated at the ER. Once the juvenile was sedated the juvenile was treated and released to the staff from the Ranch.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Wilma Morris, Jeffersonville, reported someone damaged her vehicle while it was parked outside her residence.

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