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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Notice

ISSUE NO. 36 ASKS:

Shall Section 24(c), Succession of Mayor and Acting Mayor, of the Charter for the City of Whitehall, Ohio be amended to allow City Council to appoint any elected City Official to fulfill the remainder of the Mayoral term if the President...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Press Release Regarding Order Approving Sale of Woodcliff

[Whitehall, Ohio] August 21, 2018 – On Friday, August 17, 2018, Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Dan Hawkins issued an order approving the sale of the Woodcliff Condominium property to the City of Whitehall. The City and Franklin County...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Charles "Chuck" Underwood

Charles "Chuck" Underwood Jr., 72, formerly of Auburn, passed away from medical complications on Wednesday, July 18th surrounded by his loving family.

He is survived by his mother, Jean Underwood Marshall, of Auburn; wife, Mary Jeanette Underwood...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Whitehall Investing in Upgraded Traffic Signal Technology in 2019

Whitehall plans to install new fiber optic technology on City traffic signals beginning in late 2019.  This new technology, which meets the guidelines set forth to also receive funding under the Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Legal Notice to Woodcliff Condominium Unit Owners

On behalf of THE DAILY REPORTER, a newspaper published in Franklin County, Ohio, makes oath that this printed Legal Notice to Woodcliff Condominium Unit Owners was published 1 time(s) in said newspaper i.e., on May 17, 2018, and that said newspaper is of g...

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Community Headlines
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Whitehall's Director of Development & Public Service Honored Among 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

Columbus Business First is proud to announce this year’s class of 40 Under 40 honorees.

This is the 26th year of their longest-running awards program, and I think you’ll agree this year’s honorees uphold the proud tradition established by the 1,040 who cam...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

In Whitehall, A Renewed Focus on Business Investment Gains Traction

Whitehall drew nearly 50 new companies last year as its renewed economic development strategy began producing big results.

In her state of the city address on Wednesday night, Mayor Kim Maggard talked about the renewed economic development strategy the cit...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

$12M Industrial Project Kicks Off Near John Glenn Columbus International Airport

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Another industrial project has begun construction by John Glenn Columbus International Airport.

Mark F. Taggart Co. and developer Fed One Dublin LLC broke ground Thursday on a 259,600-square-foot industrial building at 4712-4760 Poth Road. It's to be the s...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Can woodpecker-inspired collar reduce brain injuries in athletes, service members?

What started 10 years ago with an offhand comment about the head-banging woodpecker has become a simple-looking device that just might prevent the types of brain injuries that have parents wondering if they should pull their children from the athletic fie...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Whitehall’s Rebound Lures New Businesses, Residents

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Yianni Chalkias is proud to say he was first.He started his fast-casual Greek restaurant, King Gyros, in a former Taco Bell building at 400 S. Hamilton Road 26 years ago. That was when no one was describing Whitehall as a draw for investment and developme...

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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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News Flash

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant at 5317 Great Oak Dr. Apt. D 43213

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Friday, October 5th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Drugs.

Detectives seized 52 grams of cocaine, 7 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 5 grams of heroin, 3...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant at 1793 Channingway Ct. 43232

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Drugs.

Detectives seized 48 grams of cocaine, 42 grams of heroin, 1000 grams of marijuana, 439 oxycod...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Shooting at 4057 Beechcreek Road

On 8/15/18, at about 2:25 am, Whitehall Police responded to a report of a shooting at 4057 Beechcreek Rd. The female caller on 911 reported that her ex-boyfriend had broken into the home and after a fight, he was shot.

Taveon Fadis, age 29, of Columbus, wa...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Narcotics Unit Executes Search Warrant at 5983 Silver Charms Way

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Cocaine in the City of Whitehall. Detectives seized 6,720 grams of cocaine (approximately 7 kilos), ...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Whitehall Police Narcotics Unit Executes 4 Search Warrants on 7/23/2018

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Division of Police InTac Unit and the Joint Eastside Tactical Response Team executed four search warrants on Monday, July 23rd, 2018 stemming from a lengthy investigation into Traffic...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Ural Avenue Incident - July 7

On 7/7/18, at about 2:40 pm, The Whitehall Police responded to 4123 Ural Ave. on a report of a Domestic Violence incident. As Officers responded, it was reported that the residence was on fire. Whitehall Fire responded along with Police.

Arriving at the sc...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2018

UPDATE Huntington Bank Robbery

On 6/25/18, at approximately 8:56 am, the Huntington Bank located at 4550 E. Broad St. Whitehall was robbed. The suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money and implied he had a gun. The teller complied and the suspect left th...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrants Executed at 6833 Carrousel Dr. S. and 8946 Trinity Circle

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with Joint Eastside Tactical Team executed two search warrants on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Heroin the City of Whitehall.

Detectives seized 1724 grams o...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Huntington Bank Robbery

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On 6/25/18, at approximately 8:56 am, the Huntington Bank located at 4550 E. Broad St. Whitehall was robbed. The suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money and implied he had a gun. The teller complied and the suspect left th...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 1416 E. Maynard Ave.

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Division of Police InTac Unit executed a search warrant on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Heroin in the City of Whitehall.

Detectives seiz...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 309 S. Powell Avenue

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Columbus Division of Police InTac Unit executed a search warrant on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Cocaine in the City of Whitehall.

Detectives sei...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Marijuana Grow at 8131 Willow Brook Crossing Drive, Blacklick

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 8131 Willow Brook Crossing Dr., Blacklick, OH 43004 on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018, stemming from an investigation into trafficking in drugs.

Detectives discovered a large indoor ma...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 5413 Winding Woods Boulevard

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Heroin and Fentanyl.

Detectives seized $17,835 in cash, 190 grams of heroin/fentanyl, 122 prescription ...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Whitehall Police Execute Narcotics Search Warrant and Recover 15 Guns, Drugs and Money

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On May 2, Whitehall Police executed a drug search warrant at 807 Westphal Ave in Whitehall. The resident and subject of the investigation, Jacob Lawrence, age 25, was not home at the time of the warrant execution but was located later the same day and arr...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrants Executed at 1620 Duxberry Avenue and 3569 Ashridge Street

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit, along with the Joint Eastside Tactical Unit, executed two search warrants on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 stemming from an investigation into Trafficking in Heroin. 

Detectives seized $15,107 in cash, 50...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 5010 Doral Avenue

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The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Thursday, March 16th, 2018 at 5010 Doral Ave. in Whitehall. The search warrant was the result of a month-long investigation into trafficking in drugs. Detectives seized 2,597 gra...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 253 Heatherbridge Lane

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The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Wednesday, February 28nd, 2018 stemming from an investigation into trafficking in cocaine in and around the City of Whitehall.Detectives seized $14,695 cash, 109 grams of cocaine...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Arrest of Driver in Hit Skip Accident that Injured Firefighter

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On 3/7/18, Whitehall Firefighter, Garry Keiffer, was injured at a structure fire at 229 Robinwood Ave. in Whitehall, OH. Keiffer, Whitehall Firefighter since 1990, was struck by a vehicle while working to get fire hoses connected to battle the fire. The v...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Whitehall Police Conduct Back to Back Crime Blitzes and Arrest 20 Suspects

On 2/28/18 and 3/1/18, Whitehall Police conducted crime blitzes utilizing increased manpower and focusing on certain types of criminal activity. “Blitzes” combine the use of uniform, plain clothes, and undercover officers working toget...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 2353 Melrose Avenue

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The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Whitehall Police SWAT Team executed a search warrant on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 stemming from a lengthy investigation.

Detectives seized $16,568 in cash, 71 grams of cocaine, 5 &frac1...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Whitehall Police Request Witness Comes Forward in Fatal Hit-Skip

On 02/21/18 at approximately 10:14 PM, Whitehall Police responded to a hit-skip accident at the intersection of E. Main St. and Shady Lane Rd. where a pedestrian was struck and killed. The vehicle in question was traveling westbound on E. Main St and turn...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Addendum to Whitehall Police SWAT Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting While Executing Search Warrant

Ledarren D. MixonDOB 3/26/89 Age: 285300 Great Oak Way #GWhitehall, OH 43213

Mixon was sentenced to 8 years in prison for Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, and Theft in 2008. He was released from prison 7/14/16. He was currently on parole until 7/1...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Whitehall Police SWAT Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting While Executing Search Warrant

On 01/05/18 at 8:03 AM, the Joint Eastside Tactical Response Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 5300 Great Oak Way, Apartment G. An individual at this location was selling fentanyl-laced heroin and a search warrant was issued by the Franklin Coun...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Whitehall Police Recover Suspicious Package Filled with Marijuana

PRESS RELEASE--Whitehall Police Recover Suspicious Package Filled with Marijuana

On 12/19/17, the Whitehall Division of Police recovered a suspicious package at an apartment complex in the City of Whitehall. The package was wrapped in Christmas wrapping paper and dropped off by a courier service. Whitehall Narcotics Detectives wrote a...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Request for Information

The Whitehall Police Department is requesting assistance to identify a vehicle and driver from a hit-skip accident which occurred on 11/22/17. On that date, at about 7:35 p.m., a female reported to the Whitehall Police that she was struck by a vehicle whi...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Whitehall Police Conduct Fourth Successful Retail Theft Blitz

On 12/02/17, the Whitehall Police Department, with the assistance of the Reynoldsburg Police Department, conducted a fourth “retail theft blitz” concentrating on three (3) specific retail corridors in Whitehall. This blitz is a police ...

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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

Press Release WHITEHALL POLICE CREATE INTERNET PURCHASE EXCHANGE LOCATIONS AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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