2008-03-29 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• March 9: An officerstopped a vehicle going the wrong way on a one-way street. The Hebron driver failed field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI.

• March 12: A Morristown, Ohio trucker said someone removed a CB radio from his semi.

• March 12: A West 7th Street man said someone stole medications from his car while he was in the Post Office.

• March 12: A Central Avenue woman reported someone removed the front license tag from her car. It was later found in a snow bank.

• March 13: A Walnut Road woman reported her vehicle's front license tag missing.

• March 14: Three juveniles were reported missing from home. All three were found playing at a park. They said they lost track of time. They were returned home.

• March 14: A store employee reported a suspicious male, who was gone when police arrived.

• March 15: A Walnut Road woman reported a dead deer along the road.

• March 15: A West 1st Street woman reported she found something that looked like drugs in her couch. Her kids said they found the item on the school bus. It tested negative as drugs.

• March 15: A Union Street woman reported being verbally harassed by her sister. No charges were made.

• March 15: A Hebron woman reported her boyfriend broke the glass in her back door.

• March 15: A Highland Avenue woman reported her car's brake line was cut.

• March 16: A Lakeview Drive man reported his car's front license plate missing.

• March 16: The Ohio State Highway Patrol asked police to check for a vehicle reported swamped on the I-70 and Ohio 79 off-ramp during a flood.

• March 16: An alarm was reported at the Beachridge Lounge. The building was secure when police arrived.

• March 16: Police investigated a possible verbal domestic at a West 1st Street residence. A man was asked to leave the property; he complied.

• March 16: A West 7th Street woman turned in a bag of marijuana to the police, saying it was her husband's. It was impounded.

Millersport

• March 17: Police chief and safety director destroyed an inventory of drugs (marijuana, cocaine and miscellaneous prescription drugs) and a quantity of drug paraphernalia (crack pipes, marijuana pipes, weighing scales). One handgun and two shotguns were also destroyed. The drugs were burned in a barrel along with the paraphernalia that was broken with a sledge hammer. The firearms were cut into pieces with an acetylene torch.

• March 17: Police responded to an alarm drop at Captain Ron's Bar at 1:54 p.m. A custodian had tripped the alarm.

• March 17: Police assisted a wildlife officerand cited an individual for driving on a suspended license.

• March 18: Police assisted the FairfieldCounty Sheriff's officeon Jaeger on a 9-1-1 hang-up call. Everything was OK.

• March 19: Police responded to the Millersport High School on a 9-1-1 hang-up call. The call was unfounded.

• March 20: Police issued a traffic warning for excessive speed. This traffic stop was the first using the department's new laser speed detection device.

• March 21: Police responded with the FairfieldCounty Sheriff's Officeand Millersport Fire Department to a home on Rosewood in FairfieldBeach. A female had taken an unknown quantity of prescription drugs and was unconscious. She was transported to FairfieldMedical Center for treatment.

• March 21: A motorist was issued a warning for speed on Lancaster Street at Gift Street.

• March 23: Police issued a citation to a motorist for traveling 45 mph in 25 mph zone.

Thornville

• March 15: Police cited a Reynoldsburg man for travelling 47 mph in a 35 mph zone on East Columbus Street.

• March 15: Police cited a Lancaster woman for a traffic control violation at Main and Columbus streets.

• March 15: Police cited a Galloway man for travelling 15 mph over the speed limit.

• March 15: Police were called to the Meadows apartments on loud music. The parties were advised.

• March 16: Police stopped a vehicle for travelling 17 mph over the limit. The officernoticed the ignition was punched out of the steering column. The driver initially refused to provide ID and registration papers and was detained until he could be identified. Police found drug paraphernalia in the vehicle and after a brief search, two large plastic baggies of marijuana were recovered. The driver was charged for the violations.

• March 16: Police issued two citations for excessive speed.

• March 18: Police cited a Millersport man for a traffic control violation at Main and Columbus streets.

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