Police

Allen guilty in 2021 murder of roommate

by Geoff Fox Everett J. Allen was found guilty in murder of Eddie Wayne Smith in the early morning hours of March 27, 2021, at a residence on Fleming Drive in Hancock. The verdict came on the final day of Allen’s trial in Washington County Circuit Court, Friday, May 10.[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 29-May 5: April 29 Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, two stops. Service to advise, first block Brent Street. Subjects advised. April 30 911 hang-up, 100 block Pennsylvania Avenue. Medical emergency. Property damage accident, Franklin Street. Information taken. Assisted[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 22-28: April 22 Assisted EMS, 200 block East Main Street. Subject transported to hospital. Personal injury accident, first block East Main Street. Report to follow. Assisted EMS, 6000 block Sensel Road. Subject transported to hospital. Traffic enforcement,[Read More…]

Allen trial set to begin next week

by Geoff Fox The trial of a Hancock man accused of a 2022 murder is set to begin next Monday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. in Washington County Circuit Court with Judge Mark K. Boyer presiding. The trial of Everett J. Allen is set to run through Friday, May 10.[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 15-21: April 15 Suspicious person, 200 block West High Street. Unable to locate, gone on arrival. Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, two stops. Service to advise, 200 block West Main Street. Subject advised. Alarm, 100 block Rayloc Drive.[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 8-14: April 8 Assist Natural Resources Police, Widmeyer Park. Fishing violation. Service to advise, 300 block Pennsylvania Avenue. Subjects advised. Service to advise, Hancock area. Subject advised. Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, one stop. April 9 Service to[Read More…]

Hancock police dept. to get five new cruisers under grant

by Geoff Fox Hancock Town Manager Mike Faith has announced the town will be getting five new police cruisers to be outfitted for the town’s police department. A grant to pay for the cruisers has been approved, but the town hasn’t officially received the money. A resolution to purchase the[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 1-7: April 1 911 hang-up, 200 block Myers Street. Accidental. Attempted suicide, first block Fleming Court. Unable to locate subject, gone on arrival. Fraud, 200 block Baptist Road. Subject advised. Community policing, 100 block West High Street.[Read More…]