The Chillicothe Police Department had a busy week before the Memorial Holiday Break, with several significant incidents. Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples says one of the reports included a gun pointed at the person’s family members.
Maples says on the 19th, officers were called to the 200 block of Virginia Ave. for a man pointing a loaded shotgun at his family members. The officer arrived and was able to make the scene safe. The officers found the man was in possession and was using methamphetamine. The 46-year-old man was arrested on drug and weapons charges. Two guns were seized and are held for evidence and safekeeping. The man’s bond was set at $25,000 cash only.
On the 22nd, at about 9:30 am, a 2-year-old was found wandering around the area of Polk Street and Dickinson Street. The caretakers were found about an hour later and were brought to the police department. The parents were contacted. As a result, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old mane were arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. They were later released pending the court date and filing of formal charges.
On the 23rd at about 9:40 pm, hours, a man pulled a gun on a family member during a verbal argument. As the officers arrived, a man was seen leaving the area. The car was stopped and a 29-year-old man was arrested and a gun was seized. He was later charged with domestic assault and armed criminal action. Bond was set at $50,000 cash only.
On the 25th, at about 6:30 am, Officers responded to a report of a woman passed out in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the 1700 block of Fair Street, with two very young children in the back seat. After several attempts, officers woke the woman. She was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment. The children were brought to the police department and fed. Officers contacted a 27-year-old man who was on parole. He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. They were later charged with possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment.
On the 27th, at about 2:20 am, a traffic stop at Washington Street and Webster Street included summoning the Livingston County K9. As a result, officers arrested a 23-year-old man and 19-year-old woman for possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $10,000 bond each.