2008-03-15 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• March 6: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with a report of a suspicious odor, which a resident thought was a burning transformer. No damaged transformer was located.

• March 6: A Walnut Road woman reported her bank card missing.

• March 6: A drunken patron refused to leave Scooter's Bar when asked. The man became belligerent with the officerafter being told to leave several times. The man was arrested for disorderly conduct.

• March 6: A West 2nd Street woman asked for an abandoned vehicle to be removed from her property. The vehicle was impounded.

• March 7: A West 2nd Street woman said her boyfriend threw a container of yogurt at her and she wanted him to clean it up. The woman had no visible injuries. The boyfriend said he refused to clean up the yogurt and he wanted out of their relationship. He then left the property.

• March 7: A West 1st Street woman said two teenage girls left her home and took her cell phone. She recovered the cell phone later.

• March 7: An officerwas called to assist Millersport Police with a fight call. The call was cancelled en route.

• March 7: Police received a report of a party on West 2nd Street with underage consumption of alcohol. The complainant said she removed her daughter from the premises and witnessed minors drinking. She told them she was going to call the police. The minors were gone when police arrived.

• March 7: Police received a report of an intoxicated man stumbling along the roadway. The man was charged with public intoxication and driven home.

• March 8: A false alarm was reported at Scooter's Bar.

• March 8: Police received a complaint of a barking dog.

• March 10: Police received a report of a semi-truck abandoned for 24 hours. Police found that the driver was ill and resting for a day.

• March 11: A Myers Ave. man reported that someone stole an air conditioning unit from his house.


• Mar. 3: Police checked out two suspicious persons in a vehicle at the storage units at the northeastern end of Millersport. They checked out OK.

• Mar. 3: Officerassisted the street department by directing traffic while potholes were filled.

• Mar. 4: A truck with two suspicious persons was observed on Gift Street. All checked out OK.

• Mar. 7: Police took a report of an assault from a parent of high school student. The incident is under investigation.

• Mar. 7: Police observed an argument/ fight between two individuals in the parking lot area of 12280 Lancaster St. An officerstopped and approached the two suspects and one ran into the apartment and the other suspect was questioned by officer.The suspect was highly intoxicated and was placed under arrest for his condition. The suspect allegedly resisted and was pepper-sprayed to place him in custody. The suspect, Anthony Trower, was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing OfficialBusiness, Criminal Damaging and Assault on a Police Officerand was taken to the FairfieldCounty Jail. Police said he also possessed a crack pipe. A second suspect, Lisa Carpenter, was charged with Obstructing OfficialBusiness and Resisting Arrest and was also taken to the FairfieldCounty Jail. A charge of Failure to Aid an Law Enforcement Officeris pending against an apartment resident. Police and the FairfieldCounty Sheriff's Officewill give the apartment complex at 12280 Lancaster Street special attention due to the number of incidents such as thefts, vandalism, underage drinking, public intoxication and allegations of drug dealing.

• Mar. 7 - 8: Police assisted numerous motorists during the snow storm and Level 3 snow emergency.

• Mar. 9: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's office on a report of a domestic dispute at a FairfieldBeach home. Parties were advised.

• Mar. 9: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's office with an alarm drop on Rosemount. Everything checked out OK.

• Mar. 9: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's office on Narcissus in FairfieldBeach on the location of a suspect wanted on a warrant. The suspect was not found.

Thornville • Feb. 19: Police responded to a 9-1-1 hangup call from the National City Bank on South Main Street. When police arrived, they found the cleaning lady. There was no problem.

• Feb. 21: A Newark woman was cited for travelling 47 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• Feb. 21: A Thornville woman was issued a citation for travelling 18 mph over the posted speed limit.

• Feb. 21: A Thornville man was issued a citation for travelling 20 mph over the posted speed limit in a residential area of South Church Street.

• Feb. 21: A Thornville man was stopped for travelling 15 mph over the posted speed limit on East Columbus Street.

• Feb. 21: Police investigated a theft of medication from a vehicle on Craig Drive. Later the complainant told police that he had misplaced them.

• Feb. 21: Police cited a Lancaster woman for a traffic light violation at Main and Columbus streets.

• Feb. 23: A Galloway man was cited for travelling 81 mph in a 50 mph zone.

Editor's Note: We have more Thornville reports but we're out of room for this week. We'll publish them next week. We'll also get back to Baltimore and Hebron reports soon.

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