The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:
At 10:11 a.m., the police department responded to the 100 block of South West Street for a report of a bicycle striking a car. Upon arrival, Irvin Butler, 42, of Hillsboro, was stopped northbound at the intersection of an alley while David Stidham, 36, of Batavia, was traveling eastbound on a bicycle and failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection. As result, Stidham made a wide right turn and struck the front passenger side of Butler. Stidham was issued a citation from failure to obey a traffic control device. Minor injuries were reported on the scene.
At 7:54 a.m., the police department responded to a report of a three-car crash in the 100 block of South East Street. Upon arrival, Tricia Edawards, 53, of Hillsboro, was stopped in traffic when Diana Greer, 58, of West Union, was slowing down to prepare to stop also. Diana Shreffler, 54, of Winchester, was approaching and was unable to stop in time causing her to hit Greer in a rear end type collision and pushing Greer’s vehicle into Edawards’ vehicle. Shreffler was issued a citation for assured clear distance. Minor injuries were reported on the scene.
At 2:39 p.m., the police department responded to a crash in the 300 block of Chillicothe Avenue. Upon officer arrival, it was found that Cory L. Gillette, 30, of Albany, operating a 2001 Dodge truck, failed to yield while entering the roadway from a private drive and struck a 2007 Ford sedan operated by Chelsea Reid, 26, of Hillsboro. Gillette was issued a citation for this violation.
At 8:24 a.m., the police department responded to a residence in the 200 block of South West Street in reference to a report of two missing juveniles. It was found that a note was left indicating that the two girls were running away. After investigations, on the same day at 3:48 p.m. the police apartment responded to the 400 block of South East Street for a complaint of breaking and entering. Upon officer arrival, it was found that someone had forced entry into an unoccupied residence and had slept in an upstairs bedroom. While on scene, the responding officer located items that belonged to the missing juveniles that were listed as runaways. The juveniles were located in the area and transported to the Hillsboro Police Department. The owner of the property declined to file charges against them at the time.
At 10:04 a.m., the police department received a report of a breaking and entering from a business in the 700 block of West Main Street. A report was taken.
At 2:52 p.m., the police department responded to a business in the 500 block of Harry Sauner Road in reference to a theft from an employee. Upon officer arrival, it was found that an employee stated she had her purse in her locker and when she went to get her purse it was found that money was missing. A report was taken.
For the week of Monday June 19 to Sunday June 25 at midnight, the police department received 218 calls (18 – 911 calls), completed 16 incident reports, completed 14 crash reports, made a total of 28 arrests (one being drug-related) and completed 83 security checks.