Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Oct. 1: A Highland Avenue juvenile, who was riding his bike, was bitten by a dog.
• Oct. 4: A Stoutsville man was cited for driving across the center line of Mill Dam Road and almost colliding with a police cruiser.
• Oct. 4: Police discovered an elderly woman intoxicated and attempting to walk home. She said she had an argument with her husband on their way back from a club. She exited their car and attempted to walk the rest of the way. An officergave her a ride home, where she agreed to stay for the night.
• Oct. 4: A Walnut Road man said he heard second hand that someone was threatening his safety. He wanted police to be aware of the situation.
• Oct. 5: A Walnut Road woman claimed a man was harassing her. People living nearby disagreed with her account of the situation.
• Oct. 6: An East Street man was cited for driving left of center. There was no alcohol involved.
• Oct. 7: An officer was dispatched to a Walnut Road residence where seven underage people were drinking and making noise. They were charged with underage consumption.
• Oct. 7: An officerarrested a man who had a warrant out of Newark for his arrest on burglary charges.
• Oct. 7: An intoxicated woman claimed she lived at a West 2nd Street residence. The current resident said the intoxicated woman hadn't lived there for six months. Both parties were advised it was a civil matter.
• Oct. 8: An officerassisted a Licking County deputy with an OVI.
• Oct. 9: An officerassisted a Fairfield County deputy with an alarm drop at the Buckeye Lake State Park. It was a false alarm.
• Oct. 9: An officerassisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with an OVI at the Buckeye Lake Truck Stop. The person refused to take a breath test.
• Oct. 9: A West 4th Street man reported that someone stole a blank check from him and tried to cash it without his permission. The person who tried to cash the check was charged with forgery.
• Oct. 9: A West 2nd Street man said someone broke into his home and stole several items.
• Sept. 6: Heath Police at 2:20 a.m. asked police to watch for three subjects, one of whom had jumped a counter at the Kroger store in Heath to steal cigarettes. Police advised employees at both the Duke station and the Hebron Kroger store of the warning. Police watched the area closely, but didn't make contact with them.
• Sept. 6: Police made a traffic stop on East Main Street at Basin Street and issued a citation for travelling 44 mph in a 25 mph zone. Another citation was issued later in the same area for going 40 mph.
• Sept. 6: A Hamilton Avenue woman reported a dog barking for hours on Kelly Drive. Police sat in the area for more than 10 minutes and didn't hear any barking or see any dogs outside.
• Sept. 6: Police on patrol at 8 p.m. saw two individuals walking north on High Street with walkietalkie radios. The men were on break from Renosol and had walked to the Duke store.
• Sept. 6: A Kroger employee complained about being harassed on the phone while she was at work by the father of her children. She said he was demanding that she quit her job there and threatened to keep calling until she was fired. The complainant told police that he had actually abducted her in Newark a few weeks earlier. Police checked and found that he was wanted on two warrants.
• Sept. 6: Police were dispatched to an East Main Street address about a person threatening suicide. No one was there.
• Sept. 7: Police made a traffic stop on Ohio 79 at U.S. 40 and cited a driver for going 68 mph in a 50 mph zone.
• Sept. 7: Police were called about a domestic dispute in Greenbriar Estates. Police arrived to findan argument on a porch. The man said he was upset with his son for being disrespectful. Police noticed the man was intoxicated and told him to go home. Police then talked with his 15 year old son who said they always argue when his father gets intoxicated. He asked police if he could spend the night with a neighbor. The neighbor agreed and police told his parents where he was staying.