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Posted on: December 9, 2019

City Transforms Whitehall Community Park

Since 2018 the City has made a significant reinvestment in Whitehall Community Park.
Improved amenities and access has increased foot traffic in the park, and environmental conservation efforts have expanded learning opportunities.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Buckeye Ranch Moving to New HQ, Consolidating 270 Employees

The Buckeye Ranch is moving its headquarters, foundation and several support services to a new site.

The mental health nonprofit is headed to the 80,000-square-foot former PNC Bank call center at 4653 E. Main St. in Whitehall. The move will consolidate 270...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Craft Brewer Almost Ready to Open its First Taproom

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A Central Ohio craft brewery is ready to raise its profile.

Whitehall’s 2 Tones Brewing Co. is nearing the opening of its 3,400-square-foot taproom at 4539 E. Broad St.

Though Tony Hill and Anthony McKeivier’s beer and brand hav...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Auditor's Office Receives Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Whitehall by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Cert...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Whitehall Sees Biggest Jump in Home Prices in 2018

Whitehall, the least expensive suburb in central Ohio, saw a 15 percent price hike last year, far more than higher-priced suburbs.

Whitehall and New Albany are less than 10 miles apart, but the two Columbus suburbs illustrate the two worlds of central Ohio...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

City Council Votes to Complete Purchase of Woodcliff Condominiums

In a vote at its regular meeting this evening Whitehall City Council authorized the City to proceed with the purchase of Woodcliff Condominiums. 

The City will transfer the funds for the purchase to TransCounty Title on January 25, 2019, completin...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Crime Stoppage

A Safer Whitehall Logo

Whitehall Police Chief Mike Crispen was hired two years ago for a reason: The city needed to lower its crime rate.

So far, that has happened.

Through September, violent crime — defined as murder, negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Whitehall firefighter team rank top 30 in world at Firefighter Combat Challenge

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A team of Whitehall firefighters are ranked in the top 30 in the world for their performance at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge in Alabama Oct. 26-29.

The team, made up of Whitehall Firefighter/Paramedics Pete Richison (team capt...Read on...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Juvenile Arrested for Whitehall Attempted Homicide

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The Whitehall Police Department has arrested the juvenile suspect from the December 2nd Shooting that occurred in the rear of 850 South Hamilton Road

Gregorio Canchola, age 13, has been charged with one count of Attempted Murder. He was located at 425 Half...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2019

WPD Search for Juvenile Attempted Homicide Suspect

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On 12/2/19 at approximately 5:20 PM, Whitehall Police responded to the rear of 850 S. Hamilton Rd on the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, police found Rogelio Moran, age 21, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Moran was transpor...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Arrest Made in Whitehall Homicide

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On 11/7/19, at about 6:44pm, the Whitehall Police responded to 4450 Josephus Ave. on report of a shooting. Officers arrived to find 53 year old Thomas Battle suffering from gunshot injuries. Battle was transported to Mount Carmel East Hospital where he di...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Stolen Whitehall Police Cruiser

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On 10/16/19, at about 12:40am, the Whitehall Police were contacted by the Reynoldsburg Police to assist with a vehicle pursuit that originated in their city. A vehicle driven by Frederick Pace Jr, age 29, whose last known address was Sullivant Ave. in Col...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Arrest Made in Whitehall Homicide

The Whitehall Police Department arrested a suspect from the Thursday, September 5, 2019 shooting that occurred in the area of 768 S. Hamilton Rd.

Treyrek Dashawn Hairston, age 21, has been charged with one count of murder. Hairston resides at 768 South Ham...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Shooting in the Area of Langley Ave. & S. Hamilton Rd.

On 09/05/19, Whitehall Police responded to the area of Langley Avenue & S. Hamilton Road on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival police found one male victim lying in the yard of 768 S. Hamilton Road, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was t...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Missing Juvenile

The Whitehall Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing juvenile. Chloe E. Hadley is a 13-year-old, white female. Chloe was last seen on 7/23/19 wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and black shoes with “fuzz” o...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 183 S. Burgess Ave. Columbus

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Police Drug Enforcement Response Team and the Westside Safe Streets team executed a search warrant on Thursday, August 9th, 2019 stemming from an investigation into trafficking drugs ...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 1804 E. Rich St. Columbus

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Division of Police Drug Enforcement Response Team (Formerly Intac Unit) executed a search warrant on Friday August 2nd, 2019 at 1804 E. Rich St. Columbus, OH 43205 stemming from an in...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 166 S. Ashburton Rd. Columbus

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Police Drug Enforcement Response Team executed a search warrant on Wednesday, July 24th , 2019 stemming from an investigation into trafficking methamphetamine in and around the City o...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Whitehall Police Respond to a Homicide on 6/18/19

On 6/18/19 at approximately 11:25PM, the Whitehall Police responded to the area of McAllister Avenue and Pierce Avenue on the report of a silver car that had crashed into a fire hydrant, coming to a stop in the front yard of a home. A witness reported see...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Robberies

On 6/7/19, there were two robberies in a short amount of time in Whitehall. At about 5:22am, an unknown male entered the UDF at 4890 E. Main St. and demanded money from the cashier. The male fled the area with an undetermined amount of cash. At about 7:17...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 6660 Christopher Park Lane, Canal Winchester

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Division of Police INTAC Unit executed a search warrant on Thursday May, 30, 2019 at 6660 Christopher Park Lane in Canal Winchester, OH 43110 stemming from an investigation into traff...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 914 S. Weyant Ave. Columbus

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Division of Police Intac Unit executed a search warrant on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 914 S. Weyant Ave. Columbus, OH 43227 stemming from an investigation into trafficking in methamp...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Accidental Discharge

On 5/22/19, at about 7:05am, Whitehall Police Officer Tanner Williams was on the police department firing range. Officer Williams was alone on the range when his off duty firearm discharged, striking him in the left hand.

Officer Williams is a four year ve...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Four Narcotics Search Warrants Executed Over 2 Days

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Police Intac team executed two narcotics search warrants on Wednesday, May 8th , 2019 and two more narcotic search warrants with the Joint Eastside Tactical Team on Thursday May 9th ,...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Narcotics Unit Executes Search Warrant at 4726 Harbinger Circle East

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Joint Eastside Tactical team executed a search warrant on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in drugs in the City of Whitehall.

Detectives seized 970-...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Whitehall Narcotics Unit Search Warrant Results in Solving Multiple Local Crimes

The Whitehall Police Department Narcotics Unit, along with the Joint Eastside Tactical Response Team, executed a search warrant at 208 Midcliff Dr. in Whitehall on 2/14/19 after a passerby alerted the Whitehall Police of a vehicle they believed to be stol...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Man Tries to Grab Child in Area of S. Hamilton & Etna Rd.

On today’s date, 1/14/19, at approximately 7:50AM, a 12-year-old girl was walking to school when she cut through the rear of a lot located at 510 S. Hamilton Rd. There is a  large apartment complex in this area.  She realized s...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Whitehall Police Create "Internet Purchase Exchange Locations" at Police Department

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The Whitehall Police Department has now marked two spots at the police department as “Internet Purchase Exchange Locations.” These are commonly referred to as “Meetup Spots” and are used by buyers and sellers from o...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2016

Whitehall Police arrest 5, seize drugs when serving warrant in investigation

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The Whitehall Police Narcotics Unit was investigating a shooting that occurred on Beechcreek Rd. on 11/03/16 at approximately 11:53pm. There are no known victims of this gunfire. As part of the investigation a search warrant was obtained from a judge and ...Read on...

Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Whitehall Police seize thousands in cash, heroin as part of ongoing investigation

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The Whitehall Division of Police made a major bust Friday, Oct. 14th at a home on the east side of Whitehall.

More than $200,000 in cash was seized, along with 100 grams of heroin, firearms and drug manufacturing and packaging materials.

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases