The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:
For the week of May 8-14, the police department received 407 calls, 12 911 calls, took five offense reports, investigated six crashes, made 39 arrests – two being drug related – and completed 127 residential/business security checks.
Dylan Harner, 19, of Blanchester, was cited for driving under suspension, failure to yield and fictitious plates.
Jesse Carpenter, 26, of New Vienna, was cited for driving under suspension and arrested on a failure to appear warrant.
Boyd Storm, 26, of Peebles, was cited for OVI.
Dean Hardin, 59, of Dayton, was cited for speed.
Melissa Presnell, 29, of New Richmond, was arrested on a failure to appear warrant.
On May 13 at 12:36 p.m., the police department responded to an incident in the back yard of a residence in the 100 block of West Pleasant Street. After further investigation, it was determined that Brian Cummings was in the backyard off-loading equipment from a trailer in the back yard of a residence in the 300 block of South High Street. During the off-loading, the truck attached to the trailer came out of gear and rolled across the alley in to the back yard of a residence in the 100 block of West Pleasant Street. The truck and trailer made impact with the fence in the back yard of the residence and the fence was destroyed.
On May 14 at 11:11 a.m., the police department received a call in reference to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of South West Street. Upon Officers arrival, it was found that Amanda Gragg, 29, of Hillsboro, had struck her boyfriend causing injury. Gragg was charged with domestic violence and transported to the Highland County Justice Center.
On May 12 at 5:54 p.m, police department responded to the area of South High Street and West South Street for a report of a two-car crash. Upon investigation, Jennifer R. Bayless, 36, of Hillsboro, was traveling northbound on South High Street and stopped to make a left turn onto West South Street. Brian Hursong, 46, of Hamersville, was stopped on West South Street at the intersection of South High Street waiting for traffic to clear. Bayless turned onto West South Street and traveled left of the center line, striking the front driver’s side of Hursong’s vehicle. Both vehicles sustained functional damage. Bayless was cited for no operator’s license and left of center.
On May 12 at 2:58 p.m. the police department responded to the intersection of East Walnut and South East stets for a report of a three-car crash. It was found that Dylan Quenneville, 27, of Hillsboro, was westbound on East Walnut Street when he pulled his vehicle into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Brian Edminsten, 48, of Georgetown. The force of the collision caused the Quenneville’s vehicle to rotate and it struck a vehicle driven Clifford Robbins, 82, of Hillsboro, who was eastbound on East Walnut Street and stopped at the intersection of South East Street. Quenneville was cited for improper starting.
On May 12 at 3:29 p.m. the police department received a report of a two-car crash on North West Street near Harry Sauner Road. Upon investigation, a juvenile was traveling southbound on North West Street following traffic ahead when Donald Edgington, 55, of Wilmington, came to a sudden stop in traffic. The juvenile was unable to stop prior to striking Edgington’s vehicle in a rear end type collision. Edgington’s vehicle sustained minor damage while the juvenile’s vehicle received disabling damage. The juvenile was cited for assured clear distance.
On May 13 at 3:02 p.m. the police department responded to the 100 block of West Josie Avenue for a report of a crash. Upon investigation, Shawn Peterson, 18, of Hillsboro, backed onto the roadway from a private residence and failed to see a vehicle parked and unoccupied on the side of the roadway causing Peterson’s vehicle to strike the parked vehicle in an angle type collision causing minor damage to both vehicles.