The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:


On Tuesday, Sept. 8 the Hillsboro Police Department, through investigation, served a search warrant in the 100 block of Fair Street assisted by the Highland County Sheriff’s Office. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located at the residence. Highland County Children Services was contacted and one juvenile child was removed from the residence. Evidence will be sent to BCI&I. Debbie Greene, 64, was arrested after service of the warrant for permitting drug abuse and endangering children.


Teresa Carter, 31, of Hillsboro, was cited for speed.

Randall L. Munyan Jr., 30, of Greenfield, was arrested for failure to appear.

MacKenzie Loak, 24, of Columbus, was cited for speed.

Alicia N. Wilson, 28, of Hillsboro, was cited for driving under suspension.

Remylac Page, 34, of Bainbridge, was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

Victoria Powers, 46, of Wilmington, was cited for reckless operation and physical control.

Diane Logan, 59, of Greenfield, was cited for speed.

Cody Pollard, 22, of Washington C.H., was cited for speed.

Glenn A. Moore, 88, of Hillsboro, was cited for failure to yield.

Jeffrey B. Alford, 42, of Hillsboro. was arrested for failure to appear.

Jennifer L. Lyons, 32, of Hillsboro, was arrested for failure to appear.

Brian R. Snyder Jr., 33, of Bainbridge, was arrested for failure to appear.

Stefan V. Dunn Jr., 25, of Hillsboro was arrested for domestic violence.

Curtis W. Bowen, 55, of Hillsboro, was arrested for assault.

Cody VanLangen, 20, of Hillsboro, was cited for expired tags.

Ashley N. Lewis, 18, of Lynchburg, was arrested for theft.

James Washburn, 70, of Leesburg, citation for improper backing.

Chris Fogarty, 26, of Sabina, citation for driving under suspension and expired tags.

Joey Elsass, 20, of Hillsboro, citation for possession of marijuana and driving under suspension.

Nancy Dunlap, 58, of Hillsboro, citation for red light.

Steven Howland, 48, of Hillsboro, citation for driving under suspension.

Debra L. Green, 64, of Hillsboro, endangering children and permitting drug abuse.

James K. Goddard Ill, 29. of Hillsboro, bench warrant for failure to appear.


On Thursday, Sept. 10 at 6:12 p.m. the police department responded to a motor vehicle crash in the area of the 100 block of South High Street. Francis L. Lawinsky, 70, of Seaman, was northbound and struck a vehicle driven by Timothy A. Cowman, 49, of South Salem, which was stopped at a traffic light. Cowman was pushed forward into another vehicle driven by Tiffany A. Aliff, 33, of Sardinia. Lawinsky was cited for assured clear distance ahead. Cowman was cited for failure to reinstate.


On Thursday, Sept. 10 at 12:19 p.m. the police department received a call of an assault at a residence on the 700 block of North West Street. Upon officers’ arrival it was found that Stanley Lamb, 32, of Wilmington, assaulted Sean Smith, 36, of Hillsboro. Lamb was arrested for assault.


Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 374 911 calls, answered 121 requests for service, dispatched 110 fire and EMS runs, took 27 offense reports and investigated six traffic crashes.

A female called the sheriff’s officet at 2:39 p.m. on. Aug. 31 to report being assaulted by another female at a residence on SR 28 in Madison Township. A deputy dispatched to the scene spoke with al parties involved and it was determined that no assault actually occurred and mo report was necessary. No charges were filed.

At 10:35 a.m. on Sept. 5 a citizen on Rammel Road called the sheriff’s office to report an individual trespassing on his property. Deputies arrived a the scene a short time later to investigate the complaint. Roger D. McCarty, of Hillsboro, was arrested for breaking and entering and theft and was transported to the Highland County Justice Center.

The sheriff’s office received a 911 call at 11:55 p.m. Sept. 6 from a resident of Locust Road who reported hearing a loud noise outside her residence. While on the phone with a dispatcher the caller noticed appeared to be her neighbor’s house on fire. Sheriff’s deputies responded and six local fire departments were toned to respond for the possible structure fire. While emergency personnel were en route a second 911 call was received from a Brannen Road resident reporting an unknown vehicle was in front of his garage fully engulfed in flames. The first deputy on scene located a severely injured male lying next to the vehicle and dragged the victim safely away from the flames until the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District arrived to douse the fire and transport the patient to Highland District Hospital. The victim was later flown to Miami Valley Hospital. The vehicle in question appeared to have been eastbound on Brannen Road when it left the roadway and struck the original caller’s house. Further investigation of the crash is being handled by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.