2008-06-14 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• June 5: A Hebron Road woman reported a nine-year-old threw a rock at her car causing significant damage. The nineyear old's parents took responsibility for the situation.

• June 6: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff's Officewith a BAC test.

• June 6: Buckeye Lake Fire Department members forced their way into the Embarq building when its firealarm sounded. It was a false alarm.

• June 8: An officertook statements from two women who were involved in a physical altercation at the Buckeye Lake State Park.

• June 8: A Central Avenue woman requested police to advise several people to stay off of her property.

• June 8: A Woods Street woman said her boyfriend hit her. She wanted the incident on record, but didn't press charges.

• June 9: Two Walnut Road juvenile girls decided to play a prank on the Crisis Hot Line by reporting they were distraught over relationships and planned to kill themselves. Both possibly face multiple charges, including inducing panic, disorderly conduct, and interrupting public services.

• June 10: A Walnut Road resident reported an animal crying in pain from a wooded area. The FairfieldCounty Sheriff's Officewas notified.

• June 10: An alarm sounded at a Walnut Road residence. It was a false alarm.

• June 11: A Buckeye Lake Truck Stop employee reported a customer drove off without paying for $20 of gasoline.

Hebron

• May 3: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police on a report of an active burglary. On arrival, police learned that the burglar was actually an intoxicated neighbor who thought he was at his home, but was really at a neighbor's.

• May 3: Police were dispatched again to assist Buckeye Lake Police on a report of an active burglary. A neighbor was watching a house for an out-oftown homeowner and saw two men enter the house. Police stopped them as they left. They had permission from the owner to be there.

• May 3: Police made a traffic stop on Refugee Road at Canyon Road and cited the driver for driving under suspension and having an open container of alcohol.

• May 3: Police cited a driver for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.

• May 3: Police on patrol came upon a verbal argument on West Main Street between a young woman in a vehicle and a man on foot. They were advised to calm down or face charges for disorderly conduct.

• May 4: A North Street resident reported several subjects walking around the apartments by his home. He said one was carrying a duffel bag. Police checked the area, but didn't findanyone.

• May 4: Police on patrol at 3:20 a.m. saw a vehicle go left of center on South High Street. Police stopped the vehicle and the driver appeared intoxicated. An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper administered a field sobriety check which the driver failed. The driver was arrested and charged with OVI. A pat-down check came up with a pipe, marijuana and some white pills. The driver blew a .123 on a BAC test.

• May 4: Police responded at 4:40 a.m. to a loud music complaint at a South High Street apartment. He was advised to turn it down and did.

• May 4: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff's Officedeputy with an active domestic dispute at the Speedway station.

• May 4: Police responded to an alarm drop at Brad's Recycling. Everything checked out OK.

• May 4: Police cited a driver for travelling 68 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79.

• May 4: Police cited a driver for travelling 65 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79.

• May 4: Police were called about juveniles on the roof of the concession stand at Canal Park. No one was on the roof when police arrived. Juveniles present were warned to stay off the roof.

• May 4: A passing Licking County Sheriff's Officedeputy reported a suspicious person and vehicle at the Kroger Fuel Center. Police checked the area.

• May 5: Police took a report on the theft of a recycling container with approximately 25,000 pounds of scrap steel from Hendrickson Axle.

• May 5: A National Road resident reported a man with a bicycle sitting along the roadway at 9:25 p.m. He told police that he was riding from Newark to Reynoldsburg because someone left him in Newark. He refused any assistance.

Millersport

• May 27: Police were called to a Lancaster Street business on a report of a theft. Two intoxicated subjects entered the store and one of the subjects removed $110 form the cash register when it was unattended.

• May 28: Three drivers were cited for excessive speed in the school zone. The citations were for 36 mph, 37 mph, and 37 mph in a posted 20 mph school zone.

• May 29: Officerswrote two citations for excessive speed in the Millersport school zone. The citations were for 37 mph and 40 mph in a posted 20 mph school zone.

• May 30: Police warned two drivers for traffic violations.

• May 31: Police stopped a motorist for excessive speed and discovered drugs in the vehicle. Charges are pending.

• June 1: Police cited one driver and warned two others for traffic violations.

• June 2: Police warned the driver of a golf cart on Lancaster Street. The driver was told that village ordinance 465 prohibits the operation of golf carts or similar motorized vehicles on public roadways due to the danger they present to occupants.

• June 4: Police were called to a minor accident at Lancaster and Canal streets.

• June 6: Police made five traffic stops between 8 a.m. and 4 a.m. One driver was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

• June 6: Police checked out an audible alarm on Lancaster Street. Everything was OK.

• June 6: Police checked a suspicious vehicle on the elementary school parking lot. It checked out OK.

• June 7: A driver was cited for exceeding the speed limit by 16 mph.

• June 7: Police responded to two alarm drops at businesses. Both were false alarms.

• June 7: Police found an open door at the rear of Millersport Elementary School. The building was checked and secured.

• June 8: Police cited four driv- ers for excessive speed. The four were exceeding the speed limit by 22, 16, 17 and 23 mph..

• June 9: Chief Lewis attended an Incident Planning Meeting regarding the BLASST on July 3. Millersport Police and the FairfieldCounty Sheriff's Officewill be working diligently to keep traffic flowing and enforcing laws concerning use of alcohol, disorderly conduct, drugs, litter and fireworks. The key concern is for the safety of citizens.

Thornville

• May 4: Police arrested a man in Edgewater Beach on a bench warrant for outstanding fines. The man paid off his fines stemming from an April 2007 court case.

• May 5: A Thornville man was cited for not wearing a seat belt and warned for no front license plate and a loud muffler.

• May 8: An East Columbus Street resident was warned for a loud dog.

• May 9: A Crooksville man and a Thornville man were cited for exceeding the speed limit by 15 mph.

• May 10: A Somerset man was cited for travelling 50 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• May 10: A Junction City man was cited for using fictitious license plates.

• May 10: Police stopped a Thornville man for a lane violation. Police discovered that he had an open container of alcohol and that his license is suspended.

• May 10: A Somerset man was cited for travelling 19 mph over the speed limit.

• May 12: Police stopped a Thornville man for a traffic light violation. Police discovered he had several open containers of alcohol.

• May 16: A Canal Winchester woman was cited for a stop sign violation in Foster Manor.

• May 16: Police cited a driver for travelling 78 mph in a 50 mph zone.

• May 16: A Columbus man was cited for exceeding the speed limit by 18 mph.

• May 16: A Reynoldsburg man was cited for an equipment violation and driving under suspension.

• May 17: A Somerset man was cited for exceeding the speed limit by 17 mph.

• May 17: Police stopped a vehicle travelling 68 mph in a 35 mph zone on South Church Street near Clum Drive. Police discovered that the driver had marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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