Darke County Ohio Police Blotter

Greenville police blotter


Aug. 18, 3:28 p.m.: Police were dispatched to the 400 block of E. Main St. on a unconscious subject, identified as Chris Whitley, in the passenger seat of a vehicle. Upon arrival officers located Whitley breathing but not conscious. Paramedics were called to the scene. He became conscious and was treated on scene. A small plastic bag filled with an unknown white substance was located in plain sight near the center console area. Suspected drugs were collected and sent to BCI lab for testing. Whitley was released.


Aug. 20, 10:11 p.m.: Police were called to assist the Darke County Sheriff’s Office with a motor vehicle pursuit which was headed toward the City of Greenville. Officers joined the pursuit northbound on US Rt. 127. Officers eventually lost sight of the vehicle as it continued southbound on N. Ohio Street near Martin Street. The vehicle pursuit lasted two minutes and 10 seconds, and traveled a total distance of 2.25 miles. The maximum speed reached in the pursuit was 90 MPH. There was minimal traffic for the duration of the pursuit. No damage was done to any property nor was any damage sustained by any police vehicle involved in the pursuit.


Aug. 22, 7:56 p.m.: Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Central Avenue in reference to a trespass complaint. The complainant advised that someone just went into a residence through a window. After their arrival, officers observed Timothy Harsh Jr trying to run out the back door. Harsh was detained and
mirandized. Harsh was issued a citation for criminal trespass.


Aug. 24, 2:54 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Wagner Ave. on a disorderly person, identified as Jesse Cheadle, who was tearing up the house and had punched the furnace possibly causing a gas leak. Officers served Cheadle with a criminal damaging citation.


Aug. 24, 5:05 p.m.: Police were dispatched to The Greenville Public Library, in reference to a breaking and entering complaint, which was all caught on surveillance camera. The footage showed Tim Harsh entering in through the front doors around 11 p.m. on Aug. 23. He spent the night in the library before he was woken up by cleaning staff around 8 a.m. on Aug. 24.The library advised they do not want to pursue charges against Harsh, but they would like him trespassed from the facility.


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