FCSO Incidents


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

JUNE 3

THEFT BY DECEPTION: Employees of Sketchers Outlet, Tanger Mall reported a former employee, made several fraudulent returns of merchandise to the store and had kept the money.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Sheriff’s deputies responded to US 62 on a domestic incident. Upon arrival all parties involved were identified and it was determined that no assault or threats of assault had occurred.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Jack Smallwood of Washington C.H. was traveling east on US 22 and lost control of his vehicle. Smallwood traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a mailbox. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained minor damage in the crash. Smallwood was cited for failure to control.

JUNE 2

FAILURE TO CONFINE DOG: Taylor Jones of Washington C.H. reported sometime overnight two dogs killed several of her chickens.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Todd Belton of Eunice, La. was operating his semi-tractor trailer on the lot of TA. Eunice departed the fuel islands striking a concrete post. No injuries were reported.

FAILURE TO CONFINE DOG: Randy Smith of Washington C.H. reported his neighbor’s dog entered onto his property and attacked his dog.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Timothy Campbell of Arnold, Md., was exiting IR 71 south at SR 41. Campbell initiated a left turn onto SR 41 failing to yield for a vehicle traveling north on SR 41 causing a collision. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles sustained heavy damage in the crash and were towed from the scene. Campbell was cited for failure to yield.

BREAKING AND ENTERING/THEFT: Stephen Iseman of Greenfield reported someone removed items from his residence while he was out of town.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Griffin Ward of Washington C.H. was traveling north on Prairie Road and struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained moderate damage in the crash.

MENACING: John Angeletti of Washington C.H. reported a known subject came to his place of employment and shoved him.

ASSAULT: Jeremy Moore of Washington C.H. reported while incarcerated in the Fayette County Jail he was assaulted. Phillip Davis of Washington C.H. was charged in the matter.

JUNE 1

ASSAULT: Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Fayette County Jail on reports of two inmates fighting. Upon investigating Caleb Workman of Bloomingburg had been assaulted. Cody Moore of Washington C.H. was charged in the matter.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Nathan Day, Maineville, was southbound on I-71 near SR 38 when a deer entered his lane of travel and was struck. Day’s vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene.

FAILURE TO OBEY TRAFFIC DEVICE/OVI: A deputy observed a vehicle run through a red traffic signal at the intersection of Dayton Ave. and Van Deman Street. Upon stopping the vehicle the driver, Josh Jones, was determined to be intoxicated and was arrested on this charge and transported to the Fayette County Jail.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Tamara Morris, Greenfield, reported someone forcibly entered her residence and removed property.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING/THEFT: Martin Blankenship, Washington C.H., reported his vehicle had become disabled and was parked on the roadside in Madison Township. Upon returning to the vehicle the next day he found a window had been broken out and property removed.

MENACING: Traci Price, Wilmington, reported while visiting at a residence on Pearl Street, she became involved in an argument with a known person.

MENACING: Ralph Stegbauer, of the Fayette County Health Department, reported while trying to inspect a residential septic system installed without a permit, he and the installer of the septic system became engaged in a verbal argument. The suspect reportedly threatened to cause physical harm to Stegbauer.

MAY 30

THEFT/BREAKING AND ENTERING: Lynn McMahan of Greenfield reported someone removed a mower and trailer from her property without permission.

CASUALTY: While at the Fayette County Memorial Hospital ER on another matter, deputies observed an intoxicated male throw himself to the floor from a bed. The male sustained physical injury due to his actions.

MAY 29

MAKING FALSE ALARM: Katie Rice, of Leesburg, contacted the Sheriff’s Office reporting that her vehicle had been stolen. After filing this report, she was confronted with the fact that the vehicle had been involved in a traffic crash earlier that day. During questioning she admitted to crashing the vehicle. Rice was arrested for making a false report.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Deputies responded to a one-vehicle crash on Old State Route 38. Upon arriving the vehicle was abandoned. Upon investigating the scene, it was determined the vehicle was northbound on Old SR 38, when it traveled off the right side of the roadway, then over-corrected and traveled off the left side of the roadway where it struck the ditch and a farm fence, and out into a farm field. Later the driver, Katie Rice, of Leesburg attempted to report the vehicle as stolen. During questioning of the theft report she admitted to crashing the vehicle, but had departed because she does not have a valid license. Rice was cited for DUS – 12 pt. Suspension, DUS – non-compliance suspension, and failure to control.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Tiffany Cole, Washington C.H., was north bound on Old SR 38 when she traveled off the right side of the roadway while attempting to negotiate a left hand curve. While attempting to steer back onto the roadway, Cole lost control of the vehicle and slid sideways through the ditch and out into a farm field. Cole was cited for failure to control.

MAY 28

TRAFFIC CRASH: Ashley Scott, of Washington C.H. was southbound on Stafford Road when her vehicle traveled off the right side of the road way and struck a guardrail end and ditch. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was removed on a trailer by the owner. Scott was cited for failure to maintain marked lanes.

ASSAULT: A female reported during a verbal argument she was assaulted by a known male.

THEFT: The employees of Old Navy Outlet store, Tanger Mall, reported several subjects removed merchandise from the store without making payment. The subjects departed the store prior to the arrival of Deputies.

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE: Residents of Meadow Drive reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the area, upon checking the vehicle it was found to have been previously reported stolen from the City of Washington C.H.. The Washington C.H. Police Department was informed and they arranged for pick-up of the vehicle.

BURGLARY/THEFT: Jennifer McMurray, Washington C.H., reported her residence had been entered and property removed.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Deputies in the Fayette County Jail reported that an inmate caused damage to the booking cage at the jail.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Sheriff’s deputies responded to SR 41 on a domestic complaint. Upon arrival all parties involved were identified and it was determined that no assault or threats of violence had occurred.

MAY 27

DISORDERLY BY INTOXICATION: Sheriff’s deputies responded to Flying J truck Stop on reports of an intoxicated male subject. Upon arrival contact was made with the male subject who appeared to be intoxicated and was uncooperative. Tyrone Carter, of Richmond Heights, was arrested and charged in the matter.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Sarah Mobley of Charlotte, N.C. was traveling west on US 35 and struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained heavy damage and was towed from the scene.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Teresa Perry of Jeffersonville was traveling west on Wentz Road and struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained moderate damage in the crash.

THEFT: An employee with Coach reported an unknown male subject entered the business obtaining merchandise and departed without making payment.

THEFT: An employee with DSW reported an unknown male subject entered the business obtaining merchandise and departed without making payment.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Andre Knott, Antioch, Tenn., was attempting to make a right hand turn on the lot of the Flying J Truck Stop, when the trailer of his semi-tractor trailer rig tracked into the rear of another parked semi-tractor trailer occupied by Bryant Rice, of St. Louis, Mont. Both trailers sustained minor damage.

TRAFFIC CRASH/OVI: Deputies responded to a reported one-vehicle traffic crash on Creek Road. Upon investigating the crash it was determined that Jackie Garringer was southbound on Creek Road when he lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the left side of the road striking the embankment. Deputies determined that Garringer was intoxicated at the time and he was arrested on the OVI charge, as well as being cited for failure to control. The vehicle sustained heavy damage and was towed from the scene.

BURGLARY/THEFT/CRIMINAL DAMAGING: Audrey Tolle was in the process of moving out of a residence and found the residence had been entered and property was missing.

BURGLARY/THEFT: David Munyon reported his residence had been entered and property was missing.

TRAFFIC CRASH: Vasyl Hrynishak, of Chicago, Ill., was making a left turn from Palmer Road onto the US 35 westbound on ramp, when his semi-tractor trailer overturned. Hrynishak was not injured. The on-ramp was closed for several hours while the truck was unloaded and up-righted. Hrynishak was cited for failure to control.

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