2007-09-01 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Aug. 14: Police marked an abandoned vehicle on Lakeshore Drive.

• Aug. 15: A Walnut Road woman was charged with domestic violence after allegedly punching her daughter in the face during an argument.

• Aug. 15: A Walnut Road woman reported that her 13 year old daughter, who was playing basketball, accidentally tripped over a one year old who was near the court. Her daughter was punched by someone in retaliation for tripping over the one year old. The punch aggravated her daughter's juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

• Aug. 16: An officerwas dispatched to Albanese IGA on a theft call. A woman admitted to stealing $3.59 of groceries. She was issued a citation for theft and banned from the store.

• Aug. 16: A Union Avenue man said someone left dog feces on his porch and threw eggs at his house.

• Aug. 17: An officeraccompanied a municipal court bailiff who was serving papers to a W. 5th Street couple.

• Aug. 18: A Walnut Road man said his trailer was vandalized repeatedly over several days.

• Aug. 19: A Walnut Road woman said that during a confrontation with a male acquaintance, the man tried to choke her and slammed her hand in a car door. The man was apprehended and charged with domestic violence.

• Aug. 21: A Thurston woman was allegedly caught stealing clothes from the Family Dollar.

• Aug. 22: A Walnut Road woman reported that a ring was missing from her home.

• Aug. 23: An officeraccompanied a municipal court bailiff who was serving papers to several 4th Street residences.

• Aug. 24: A Leroy Street man, who was wandering near I-70, was found to be in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

• Aug. 24: A patron of Louie's Corner House handed a bag of marijuana to a police officerwho was on the scene, claiming it was found in the women's room. The patron was taken into custody.

• Aug. 24: An officerassisted Ohio State Highway Patrolman with a breath test of a suspected drunk driver.

• Aug. 25: A West 1st Street woman said someone threw a lit firecracker at her.

• Aug. 25: Officersarrested two juveniles for underage consumption of alcohol.

• Aug. 26: A Walnut Road woman reported her 14 year old daughter was being unruly.


• July 1: A juvenile said he was assaulted by another boy while he was fishing in the creek. His mother didn't want to press charges.

• July 1: Police cited a driver for travelling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at U.S. 40.

• July 1: Two drivers were cited for stop sign violations at North and 8th streets.

• July 2: Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with an arrest for OVI on Ohio 79 at Enterprise Drive.

• July 3: A Kelly Court woman told police she dialed a wrong number and shortly thereafter received a threatening callback from a female caller. The complainant redialed the wrong number and left a message apologizing for the first call and expressing surprise at the threatening call back. She then received a call from someone claiming to be the older brother of the 14-year-old female he said made the first callback. He then told the complainant not to call his deaf mother's cell phone again and made some indirect threats. Police advised him not to make any more calls to the complainant.

• July 3: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $43.92 worth of gas. The video image was unclear.

• July 3: Police took another report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $38.50 worth of gas.

• July 3: A driver was cited for travelling 65 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at U.S. 40.

• July 3: A Hamilton Avenue woman told police a 9:20 p.m. that her son was supposed to have been home at 7 p.m. She said he hadn't run away, but was just disobeying her. She asked police to pick him up if they saw him. They didn't see him.

• July 3: Police responded to a report of a fight possibly involving a gun in a Canal Road parking lot. It turned out to be a verbal dispute and one party admitted to making a comment about getting a gun. He was advised about such comments.

• July 4: Police on patrol at 3:01 a.m. saw two juveniles peering into a vehicle on Westview Drive with a flashlight. Both tried to hide when they spotted police. Police found a 13-year-old boy and his 9-year-old brother. After speaking with their mother, she promised to handle the matter.

• July 4: Police were called at 4:35 a.m. on a possible suicide involving a shotgun. Police secured the scene and turned the investigation over to the coroner's office and the Licking County Sheriff's Office.That investigation is still continuing.

• July 4: A Kelly Drive resident reported four-wheelers driving on West Main Street. Two drivers were advised.

• July 4: Police on patrol at 10:45 p.m. saw a man sitting at Arrowhead Boulevard and East Main Street. He said he was walking from Zanesville to Columbus because his family was upset at him and dropped him off to walk. Police gave him a courtesy ride to Kirkersville.

• July 5: Police were called about a disturbance on Maple Street at 1:57 a.m.. Police found a man working inside his vehicle with the stereo blaring. Police checked his identificationand discovered a warrant out of Knox County. After confirming the warrant, he was arrested and turned over to Knox County deputies in Utica.

• July 5: Police on patrol at 4:06 a.m. found an unlocked shed at the elementary school. After checking it, police secured the door.

• July 5: A Lake Forest subdivision resident complained about a neighbor staring at her daughter.

• July 5: Police were called to a Maple Heights trailer park about an active domestic dispute. A deputy was already on the scene when police arrived. The victim said her boyfriend struck her on the face with a teelphone and hen ran out when he heard police coming. Police checked with neighbors to see if they had seen anyone leave. None had, so police warned the complainant about possibly protecting her boyfriend.

• July 6: A village street department employee called police after a driver ignored his request to move her vehicle off a sidewalk at Evans Park. Three vehicles were parked on the sidewalk even though the parking lot was empty. One driver became irate when asked to move, but eventually complied. The other two drivers quickly moved their vehicles.

• July 6: A driver was cited for travelling 69 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at South High Street.

• July 6: Police used a cruiser computer to check the license plate of a vehicle stopped at a traffic light. The check came back with a Franklin County warrant. The truck stopped at the Duke station where police talked with the driver. Further checking revealed that a Columbus man was using the driver's Social Security number. Police apologized for the inconvenience.

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