2008-06-07 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• May 30: A Walnut Road woman was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear in court.

• June 1: A Cliff Street man said someone destroyed three of his home's window screens. Nothing appeared to be removed from inside the house.

• June 1: A Smith Street woman called about a container full of puppies. The report said the situation was resolved.

• June 1: A Union Street woman said her son's father exchanged words with her. She was advised to filea restraining order.

• June 1: A Newark woman was arrested on probation violation after confronting a Buckeye Lake resident.

• June 1: An officerwas dispatched to an Elliot Street resident on an active domestic violence report. A woman said her boyfriend threw her to the floor after an argument regarding the purchase of pornography.

• June 2: A juvenile out past curfew refused to return home after an officerasked her to do so several times. The officereventually drove her to her home.

Hebron • May 1: A Broadway apartment resident reported that an unknown man tried to break into his home at 4:03 a.m. by forcing open a window. The resident tried to strike the intruder with his cane, but he missed. The man fledwithout taking anything.

• May 1: An officersaw two men in a vehicle in the Kroger parking lot acting suspicious. The men were driving from New York to Columbus and had stopped in the parking lot to sleep. They checked out OK.

• May 1: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff's Office by conducting a BAC test on a suspected intoxicated driver. The suspicions were correct; the driver blew a .217.

• May 1: A woman staying at the Best Western to get away from her husband for the night told police that he came there to speak to her. She didn't talk with him, but later found a note in her vehicle asking her to call him. She told police that the vehicle now wouldn't start.

• May 2: Police were called to a South High Street apartment. They had been there earlier in week on a complaint about an ex-girlfriend showing up at the home of the father of her child at 3:45 a.m. and creating a disturbance about picking up the baby. The ex-boyfriend said she works as a dancer at an adult club in Zanesville and then shows up intoxicated, demanding the child. Police determined that she hadn't shown up that night, so the complainant was told to call if she arrived.

• May 2: Police on patrol at 1:35 a.m. found several open doors at the Cumberland Meadows construction site. The buildings were checked and secured. Police also removed keys from two pieces of construction equipment, leaving cards advising that the keys could be picked up at the police station.

• May 2: Police were advised that the husband involved in the earlier incident at the Best Western had returned there. Police found him and he said that he had been told not to return that night, but nothing was said about coming back in the morning. Police confirmedhis version with the night officer.The hotel manager then told police that he wanted the man and his wife, when she checked out, to stay off the property.

• May 2: Police stopped a motorist for driving under financial responsibility suspension. His vehicle was impounded for the court.

• May 2: Police stopped a driver for suspicion of OVI. He tested under the legal limit on a BAC test, but was cited for an open container of alcohol.

Thornville

• April 26: Police cited a driver for a traffic signal violation at Main and Columbus streets. He was also warned for travelling 48 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• April 27: Police cited three drivers for exceeding the speed limit by 15 mph.

• April 27: Police stopped a driver for travelling 17 mph over the speed limit. The driver was also cited for use of fictitious license plates.

• April 27: Police cited a driver for exceeding the speed limit by 16 mph in a residential area of South Church Street.

• April 27: Police stopped a driver for excessive speed. Police learned that the driver was carrying drugs and improperly handling two firearms.

• April 30: Police charged a Glenford man with falsification during an investigation.

• May 1: Police cited a Heath man for travelling 18 mph over the speed limit.

• May 1: A Somerset man was charged with operating with expired license plates since February.

• May 2: Police stopped a Thornville man for exceeding the speed limit by 17 mph. He was also found to be driving under suspension.

• May 2: Police arrested a man in FairfieldBeach on a bench warrant issued in November 2006 for a $375 outstanding fine. He was released after posting bond.

• May 3: A Thornville man received a warning for allowing a minor to be on Clum Drive after midnight. Curfew is 11 p.m.

• May 3: Police took a report about passing bad checks at Firehouse Pizza. A warrant has been requested after attempt to contact the check writer failed.

• May 3: A Glenford man was cited for exceeding the speed limit by 15 mph.

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