2008-06-21 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• June 10: An officerobserved an Eliott Street woman driving at night without her vehicle's headlights activated and no license plate light. The woman insisted her headlights were on, until the officerobserved the highlight switch was in the parking light only position. She was cited for driving without headlights.

• June 12: A Walnut Road woman reported a $5,000 ring missing.

• June 13: A Walnut Road man reported another vehicle rear-ended his. There were no injuries.

• June 13: A West 1st Street man said a former girlfriend, with whom he had a falling out, had his check book, which he wanted returned. The woman said her husband had it and he was in the hospital. She couldn't retrieve it until she visited him again.

• June 13: A fight broke out between employees of the La Paloma restaurant. The fight was between family members, who didn't press charges.

• June 13: There was a complaint of an active fight near the police station. When an officer arrived at the scene, there was no physical altercation occurring and no one was injured. No one pressed charges.

• June 13: An alarm sounded at the CatfishCharley's Pizza, but the area was secure when police arrived.

• June 13: Police received a report of a suspicious man at Mc- Donald's, who may have a knife. The man did not have a knife and said he walked into a locked door when he entered, thinking it was unlocked.

• June 14: Police assisted Hebron Police who had two subjects in custody and a vehicle with a significantamount of marijuana, a bag with white powder, pills, a scale, plastic bags, two cigar tubes, and half a jar of powdered coffee cream.

• June 14: Officermaintained traffic control while a vehicle was pulled from mud near the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club.

• June 14: An officerwas dispatched to a Beacon Light Lane residence on a possible domestic violence incident. The officerfound the parties involved were extremely intoxicated. The only injury was a small cut on a person's finger; the person wasn't sure how it happened. Officerwitnessed one of the parties involved swimming naked in Buckeye Lake. The person was ordered out of the water and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

• June 15: A Myers Avenue man told police he thought someone tried to steal his vehicle. He wanted the incident on record.

• June 17: An officerobserved a car pass another in a no passing zone. The driver, a Thornville man, was driving with a suspended license. He was charged with illegal passing and driving under suspension.

Kirkersville (Police activity May 26 to June 6)

• A Columbus man was cited for driving 69 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A Buckeye Lake man was cited for travelling 80 mph in a 65 mph zone. He was also warned from reckless operation.

• A Hebron woman was cited for driving 80 mph in a 65 mph zone.

• A Granville resident was cited for travelling 79 mph in a 65 mph zone.

• A Columbus man was cited for driving 52 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A Pataskala man was cited for travelling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone. He was also warned for using fictitious plates.

• A Pataskala woman was cited for driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• Police issued eight warnings for travelling over 45 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A Hebron woman was cited for failing to stop when leaving the Flying J Travel Center. She was also cited for failure to wear her seatbelt and received a warning for not using her turnsignal.

• An Indiana woman was cited for not wearing her seatbelt and warned for a non-operating license plate light.

• Police checked out a suspicious truck parked at the rear of the cemetery. The driver was hunting groundhogs outside of the village limits.

• Police heard yelling in a home on East Main Street. Police told two intoxicated individuals to remain in their home.

• Police checked out a complaint about dirt bikes crossing an alley. Police advised the owner of the bikes who said the children were generally riding on his property and only cross the alley occasionally.

• Police cited a Reynoldsburg man for driving 60 mph in a 35 mph zone. He was also cited for a driver's license that had expired a month ago. Police took that license and an expired 2000 temporary state identificationcard. Both items were sent to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

• A St. Louisville man was cited for travelling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A Sunbury resident was cited for driving 54 mph in a 35 mph zone and for failing to wear his seatbelt.

• A Cincinnati woman was cited for not wearing a seatbelt. She was also warned for travelling 46 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A Reynoldsburg woman was cited for driving 60 mph in a 35 mph. Police confiscated an expired driver's license in her possession which was sent back to the BMV.

• Police cited a Kirkersville woman for operating a vehicle with a loud muffler.

• A Westerville man was cited for travelling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A Worthington man was cited for failing to wear his seatbelt. He was warned for excessive speed. He told police that Columbus Police had cited him earlier in the day for driving 55 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Millersport • June 12: Police checked out a suspicious vehicle at E. Park and Lancaster streets. The vehicle checked out OK.

• June 13: Police checked out a suspicious vehicle on the high school parking lot which turned out to be OK.

• June 13: Police checked out a suspicious vehicle in the storage area on Lancaster Street which turned out to be OK.

• June 13: Police gave three warnings for traffic violations between 11p.m. and 4 a.m.

• June 13: Police warned a driver for excessive speed on Lancaster Street.

• June 14: Police issued two warnings for traffic violations on Refugee Street.

• June 15: Police checked out two suspicious vehicles and one suspicious person between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. All checked OK.

• June 15 : Police cited two drivers for excessive speed before 4 a.m. The citations were for 12 and 14 mph over the posted limit on Chautauqua Boulevard.

• June 15: Two more drivers were cited for excessive speed. One on Refugee Street was for 18 mph over the limit and one on Lancaster St. was for 14 mph over the limit.

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