FCSO Incidents


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

MAY 18

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Deputies responded to a reported domestic violence incident in Bloomingburg. Phillip Robinson reported his uncle, with whom he resides, Douglas Robison was intoxicated and during an argument Douglas Robinson struck him with a cane. Douglas Robinson was arrested and transported to the Fayette Co. Jail.

TAKING THE IDENTIFY OF ANOTHER/THEFT: Heather Kyle, Washington C.H. reported Scott Curtis, Milledgeville used her information to obtain satellite TV service two to three years ago, without her knowledge.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Benjamin Shaner, Mansfield, Texas, reported he was exiting the Flying J Truck Stop to turn north bound on S.R. 41 and failed to observe another vehicle driven by Joshua McKay, of Washington C.H., that was southbound. Shaner pulled his semi-tractor trailer out into McKay’s lane of travel and McKay struck the trailer. Shaner was cited for failure to yield.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT BY INTOXICATION/DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Deputies responded to a report of disturbance in New Holland. Upon making contact with the parties, they reported the incident was only a verbal argument. Vincent Grooms was found to be intoxicated at the time. All parties were counseled concerning appropriate behavior. A short time after the deputies departed the argument resumed and a second call was made to the sheriff’s office. Upon the deputies return, Vincent Grooms was arrested and transported to the Fayette County Jail.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING/DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Deputies responded to a report of domestic disturbance in Bloomingburg. Upon arrival the deputies made contact with all the parties. A three-day eviction had been served by his other housemates, which resulted in an argument. During this argument damage was caused to property in the residence. Parties were instructed on the proper eviction process.

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA/DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Deputies responded to a report of a domestic incident. Upon arriving at the residence, Mary Elkins reported that Brandon Elkins was acting strangely and was disruptive in the residence. Elkins was found to be on probation through the municipal court and a subsequent search found several items of drug paraphernalia. Elkins was arrested on this charge and transported to the Fayette County Jail.

FIRE: Todd Johnston, Greenfield, reported his 2006 Dodge pickup truck caught fire while sitting in a field. The fire was extinguished by Concord-Green Fire Department. The vehicle sustained heavy damage from the fire.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Sergio Diazmagana, Victorville, Calif., reported he failed to see the trucks prohibited and no outlet signs on Old Chillicothe Road, near Walmart Distribution. Upon reaching the dead end of the roadway in his semi-tractor trailer he attempted to turn around in a field and became stuck. The vehicle had to be towed from the field. Diazmagana was cited for failing to obey a traffic control device.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Dwight Aills, Washington C.H., reported a known person removed several bushes from a mutual property line without permission. Aills declined charges in this matter.

MAY 17

ASSAULT: Two male subjects allegedly were involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation in Jeffersonville. During this altercation, one of the subjects sustained an injury to his left eye. Both parties declined charges.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Isaac Garland, Washington C.H., reported someone entered his property and removed items without permission.

ASSAULT: Brandi Cain, Bloomingburg, reported she was assaulted near her residence from behind by an unknown person who fled the area.

AGGRAVATED MENACING: A male from Scio reported he became involved in an argument with another motorist on the parking lot of the Flying J Truck Stop. During this argument he reports the other motorist brandish a knife. The suspect fled the area prior to the arrival of law enforcement, however the vehicle was located in Clinton County by troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The suspect was identified and denied being involved in any incident at Flying J. The reportee declined charges in this incident.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Kennedy Mogaka, of Columbus, was driving a semi-tractor trailer south bound on I-71, when a tire and rim came off his truck and traveled through the median, across the northbound lanes, through the ditch and into the parking lot of the Bob Evans Restaurant on Allen Road. It struck a vehicle owned by James Geodde, of Washington C.H., that was parked on the lot, causing minor damage.

MAY 16

THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Judy Seeger, of Westport, Ind., reported while at the KFC restaurant on State Route 435, someone broke out a window on her vehicle and removed property.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Kisha Hooper, New Holland, reported she was southbound on Washington Waterloo Road, when another vehicle driven by Earl Harper exited Barbara Lane and pulled into her lane of travel. Hooper’s vehicle struck Harper’s vehicle causing disabling damage to both vehicles. Harper sustained significant injuries and was flown by MedFlight to Grant Hospital. Hooper and her 17-year-old female passenger were transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Hooper was cited for not having a valid driver’s license.

FOUND PROPERTY: A resident of Bloomingburg reported he found the driver’s license for a Gary Vansickle, of Mt. Sterling, in the Village of Bloomingburg. The item was taken into custody for safekeeping until it can be returned to the owner.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Sharon Reisinger, Washington C.H., reported someone entered her garage and removed property.

THEFT: Roger Taylor, Jeffersonville, an employee of Butcher Shop Food Distribution, of Fairfield, reported overnight someone entered his company vehicle and removed meat and other equipment.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Employees of Tanger Mall reported the window to the Sunglass Hut Outlet had been broken overnight.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A female resident, of Washington C.H., reported during an argument with a known subject she was pushed. The reportee denies any injury and declined charges in the incident.

GROSS SEXUAL IMPOSITION: Nursing staff of Children’s Hospital in Dayton reported they were treating a 3-year-old female victim out of a sexual assault.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Dennis Kolle, Washington C.H., reported he found an unknown person had occupied a residence he owns on York Road. After evicting the subjects he found the residence had been damaged.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Employees of Baxla Tractor reported overnight persons unknown damaged the fence on their compound and gained entry.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Charles T. Somers, Washington C.H., turned onto Country Manor drive from South Court, when he decided he needed to return to South Court. Somers attempted to back up on Country Manor Drive, but traveled off the right side of the roadway into the wet ditch where he became stuck and caused heavy sod damage to the yard. Somers was towed from the ditch and was cited for failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Khan Zulfiqar, of West Chester, was westbound on U.S. 35 near U.S. 62 when he struck a raccoon that was in the roadway, causing minor damage to his rental car.

MAY 15

TRAFFIC CRASH: Gabriel Vance, Centerville, was westbound on U.S. 35 near the 18-mile marker when he fell asleep and traveled off the roadway in the ditch where he became stuck. There was no apparent damage to the vehicle and he was towed from the ditch. Vance was cited for failure to control.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT/OBSTRUCTING OFFICIAL BUSINESS: Deputies responded to the area of State Route 38 and Interstate 71 on a report of an intoxicated female walking in the roadway. The female was located at the Midway Sunoco station and found to be intoxicated, creating a disturbance. The female was arrested and brought to the Fayette County Jail where she refused to identify herself and refused to cooperate with the booking procedures. The female was later identified as Roni Craft, of Cincinnati.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING/THEFT: Garel Armintrout, age 56 of Washington C.H., reported while at Jay’s Corner, someone broke the window out of her vehicle and removed property from the vehicle.

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE: Deputies from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to Love’s Truck Stop on a report of a located stolen semi. Upon arrival, contact was made with the owner who reported the truck had been stolen from Indianapolis, Ind. The owner responded to Love’s to make pickup of the vehicle.

UNAUTHORIZED USE/THEFT: Heather Brown, age 29 of Jeffersonville, reported a known person took possession of her debit card and her motor vehicle without her consent. Brown reported the known person used the vehicle to travel to the bank to withdraw money from her account. Brown refused to pursue criminal charges.

MAY 14

BURGLARY/THEFT: William Chilcote, Washington C.H., reported overnight someone entered his garage and removed property.

THEFT: Employees of Kay Jewelers, Tanger Mall, reported a male customer removed a piece of merchandise from the store without making payment for the item.

TRAFFICKING IN DRUGS/OBSTRUCTING: Ricky Darthard, age 35 of Columbus, was arrested for trafficking in heroin, trafficking in cocaine, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing official business, and illegal window tint after a traffic stop. Darthard was operating a vehicle on Court Street when he was stopped for having illegal window tint. During the traffic stop, K9 Dexi gave a positive response on the vehicle. Upon exiting the vehicle, Darthard attempted to flee law enforcement unsuccessfully. Deputies located suspected heroin, suspected cocaine, suspected suboxone strips, digital scales, and a large amount of US currency on Darthard’s person and in the vehicle that Darthard was operating.

ILLEGAL CONVEYANCE OF DRUGS INTO A DETENTION FACILITY: Roger Dennen, Jeffersonville, was arrested and brought to the Fayette County Jail on another charge. During the in-processing search, he was found to have a quantity of drugs hidden in his mouth.

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