News Flash

Posted on: May 10, 2021

Shooting in the 800 Block of Bernhard Rd.

PRESS RELEASE 2021-010 Photo

The Whitehall Police Department is responding to a shooting in the 800 block of Bernhard Rd. There are two victims involved both are deceased. Whitehall Police Detectives are on scene investigating. There is no further information at this time.

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Missing Endangered Adult

PRESS RELEASE 2021-009-2 Photo

Mr. Smith has been located safely. Thank you to all who helped!

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Endangered Missing Adult

PRESS RELEASE 2021-009 Photo

The Whitehall Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Francis Smith. He is considered an endangered missing adult. Smith is a 58-year-old black male, 5'09", weighing 212lbs. Smith was last seen at his residence in ...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Arrest Made in Felony Stalking Incident After Pursuit

PRESS RELEASE 2021-007 Photo

On 4/25/21, a female/victim contacted the Whitehall Police Department. She reported that an ex-boyfriend, Gyasi Coles, was stalking her. The victim reported that Coles had been showing up at her work, her residence and her family's residence tryi...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Whitehall Police Conduct Theft "Blitz" and Arrest 21 Suspects

PRESS RELEASE 2021-006 Photo

On 04/07/21, the Whitehall Police Department conducted a theft “blitz” and arrested 21 suspects for theft and additional charges.  Whitehall Police define a blitz as a targeted enforcement of a specific crime, a targeted enfor...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Whitehall Police Ask for Help in Identifying Two Speedway Gas Robbery Suspects

PRESS RELEASE 2021-005 Photo

On 3/31/21 at approximately 7:00 PM, two males entered the Speedway Gas Station, located at 1055 South Hamilton Road in Whitehall.  They loitered in the business together for approximately 40 minutes before approaching the checkout register. &...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Arrest Made in a Shooting in the Area of 1031 Bucknell Rd.

PRESS RELEASE 2021-4 Photo

On 3/10/21 around 2353 hours, Whitehall Police Officers responded to the area of 1031 Bucknell Rd. for a report of shooting. Officers located a 24-year-old male victim at the location. The victim was transported to Mt. Carmel East in critical condition. W...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Three Whitehall Police Officers Receive Life Saving Award

PR2021-03, life saving award

On January 12th, 2021 Whitehall Police Officers responded to the 5300 block of E. Main St. for a report that a possible suicidal male had just jumped off the bridge over the Big Walnut Creek. Upon arriving in the area, officers located a 35-year-old male ...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Whitehall Police Conduct a Crime Blitz on 2/10/2021

PRESS RELEASE 2021-2 Photo

On February 10th, 2021 the Whitehall Division of Police conducted a crime blitz within the City of Whitehall. Over the course of the eight-hour blitz officers made fifteen arrests. Officers recovered two occupied stolen vehicles, four guns (three of which...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Three Juveniles Flee From Whitehall Police Officers in a Stolen Car

PRESS RELEASE 2021-1 Photo

Three Juveniles flee from Whitehall Police officers in a stolen car.

     On February 3rd,2021, Whitehall Police Officers responded to the Target at 3955 E. Broad St in Whitehall for a report that a group of seven females were in...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Whitehall Police Apprehend Two Auto Theft Suspects

PRESS RELEASE 2020-007 Photo

WHITEHALL DIVISION OF POLICE

Mike Crispen

Chief of Police

                                    &a...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Whitehall Child Located Safely After Kidnapping

PRESS RELEASE 2020-006 Whitehall Child Located Safely Facebook Image

A four year-old Whitehall girl, Andrea Umana, has been found safe after being taken from outside her Whitehall home.

Andrea was taken from her Kae Avenue home on the morning of August 12th, 2020 by a family member without her parents’ knowledge. ...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

WHITEHALL POLICE ARREST SUSPECT IN FATAL MOTHER’S DAY SHOOTING

Press Release 2020-005 Photo

On 5/10/20 at approximately 9:24 AM, Whitehall Police responded to the area of 1091 Fountain Lane on a report of gunshots.  Upon arrival, police discovered Dion Lamarr, age 37, deceased in the parking lot near his residence, 1091 Fountain Lane Ap...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

WHITEHALL POLICE ARREST MAN INVOLVED IN SKIMMING AND FORGING CREDIT CARDS AFTER HE FLEES FROM POLICE

PRESS RELEASE 2020-004 Photo

On 04/10/2020, Whitehall Police attempted to pull over Cortez Townsend who was the subject of a drug investigation and had multiple warrants out for his arrest.  While attempting the traffic stop, Townsend refused to pull over and fled from polic...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fire at the Holiday Motel

PRESS RELEASE 2020-03 Holiday Motel Fire

On 3/5/2020, at about 9:52pm, Whitehall Police and Fire units were dispatched to the Holiday Motel, 4420 E Main St. in Whitehall, OH, on a report of a fire. Arriving unites observed that one room of the motel was engulfed in flames. A 33-year-old female w...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Road Closure

PRESS RELEASE 2020-02 Road Closure Photo

On 2/26/2020, at about 10:40pm, a vehicle struck a utility pole at the intersection of S. Hamilton Rd. and Etna Rd. Power lines are hanging down onto the roadway, and the intersection is closed at this time.

American Electric Power is on scene to make repa...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Whitehall Police Investigating Shooting Near El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

PRESS RELEASE 2020-01 Social Media Photo

On February 23, 2020 at approximately 11:17 P.M. Whitehall police received a call of multiple people fighting in the area of the El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant at 4740 East Main Street. Some of the people involved in the fight were reported to have guns. ...

Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases