The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:
At 3:42 p.m., the police department responded to the 1400 block of North High Street for a report of a two-car crash. Upon arrival, Audrey Ferguson, 18, of Sardinia was driving southbound on North High Street behind Yvonne Hottinger, 27, of Hillsboro, heading toward Harry Sauner Road. When the right turn lane opened in front of Haag Motors, Hottinger did not make the lane change to get in to the right turn lane, but Ferguson did as soon as it opened. Hottinger then went to get in the turn lane after Ferguson passed her causing her vehicle to strike the left rear corner of Ferguson’s vehicle. No injuries were reported on scene. Hottinger was cited for marked lanes.
At 12:25 p.m., the police department responded to the 1300 block of North Wood Drive for a report of a car crash. Upon arrival, Millie Carter, 70, of Hillsboro, was attempting to park on the right side of the roadway when she pushed the accelerator instead of the brakes causing her vehicle to go forward, striking a parked vehicle in front of her. Carter then hit the accelerator again and traveled to the opposite side of the roadway striking another parked vehicle. No injuries were reported on the scene. Carter was cited for failure to maintain control.
At 4:50 a.m., officers from the police department were serving an arrest warrant in the 100 block of Robin Lane. Roger Robinson Jr., 41, of Hillsboro, was arrested on a warrant out of another agency and taken into custody when officers located illegal narcotics during the arrest. Robinson was transported to the Clinton County Jail.
At 10:43 a.m., the police department responded to the 100 block of East Main Street for a welfare check on a male subject slumped over on a bench. After making contact with the male subject, he was identified as Shane C. Johnston 40, of Chillicothe. Johnston had an active warrant out of Pike County Sheriff’s Office. Johnston was transported to the Highland County Jail and was also charged with possession of drug abuse instruments.
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