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Posted on: October 2, 2020

COVID-19 Service Updates and Resources

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Effective October 15, Franklin County was moved back up to a Level 3 (Red) Advisory Level for COVID-19, meaning activities should be limited as much as possible.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Underway Now

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Fall is upon us which means leaf collection in the City of Whitehall is underway. Look up your leaf collection zone and view the Service Department's 2020 leaf collection schedule here.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Trick-or-Treat in Whitehall

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Fall is officially here, which means Halloween and trick-or-treat are not far behind. Given current health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, trick-or-treat will continue as planned, but with some new safety recommendations from the Ohio Departme...

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City Spotlights and News Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Make the 2020 Census Count for Whitehall: Respond by September 30

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Ready to Shape Your Future? Respond to the Census here >>

As required by the U.S. Constitution, every 10 years the U.S. Census Bureau, a non-partisan government agency, conducts a nationwide census to count the population of all 50 states, the Distri...

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City Spotlights and News Updates
Posted on: September 15, 2020

OPWC Public Meeting

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Download September 15 OPWC Presentation Slide Deck

The City of Whitehall is seeking funding assistance from the Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) for roadway improvements to the East Broad Street and Hamilton Road corridors. The City will be hosting a pu...

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City Spotlights and News Updates
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Garbage and Recycling Cart Program Rollout Starting Soon

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The City of Whitehall’s garbage and recycling collection contract with Local Waste Services expires at the end of 2020. Through a competitive bidding process, the City has awarded the next five-year collection contract to Local Waste. As part of...

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News Flash

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Whitehall Child Located Safely After Kidnapping

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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. ...

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

WHITEHALL POLICE ARREST SUSPECT IN FATAL MOTHER’S DAY SHOOTING

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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...

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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

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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...

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

Fire at the Holiday Motel

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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...

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

Road Closure

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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...

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

Whitehall Police Investigating Shooting Near El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant

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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. ...

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Whitehall Division of Police Press Releases
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: 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: 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: 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