2008-08-09 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 30: An Islandview resident fired someone who was working on her dock. The worker, while not saying anything directly threatening, was extremely irate. She wanted the incident on record in case the worker decides to damage her property.

• July 31: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff's Office with a BAC test.

• July 31: Someone turned in a National City ATM card found near the Buckeye Lake branch's ATM.

• July 31: Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a Walnut Road residence. When the officer arrived, the residents said there was no fight, and an intoxicated male had gone to bed.

• Aug. 2: A 2nd Street woman said a house guest refused to leave when asked to do so.

• Aug. 2: A growling dog showing its teeth charged an officer, then turned to charge another officer. The first officer fired a warning shot over the dog, which then leapt to attack the first officer. That officer shot the dog directly. It died shortly afterward. Earlier, the dog bit a resident and attacked another dog.

• Aug. 2: Police assisted Hebron Police with a traffic stop.

• Aug. 2: Police checked out a report of a suspicious person and vehicle near the Buckeye Lake Hardware store. Nothing was there when police arrived.

• Aug. 2: Fireworks or gunshots were reported near the KOA Kampground.

• Aug. 3: A dog bite was reported near 5th Street and Neel Ave.

• Aug. 3: A Union Street man said someone stole his toolbox.

• Aug. 3: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with an intoxicated elderly woman.

• Aug. 3: A West 4th Street man said his ex-girlfriend assaulted him. He wasn't ready to press charges.

• Aug. 3: An attempted suicide was reported at a Buckeye Lake residence. The person volunteered to go to Licking Memorial Hospital.

• Aug. 4: A Walnut Road man said his nephew took his vehicle without permission and wrecked it near Pataskala. The vehicle was recovered and the nephew was charged with OVI.

• Aug. 4: A juvenile was reported with a mortar round at the Buckeye Lake State Park. The juvenile said it was a gift and it was deactivated, yet there was no evidence to prove it was deactivated. The Columbus Bomb Squad was called, who feared it may still contain explosives. The bomb squad took possession of it.

• Aug. 5: A West 2nd Street man said someone stole several items from his property.

• Aug. 5: Police were dispatched to a 911 hang-up call at the Super 8 motel. When police arrived, an intoxicated couple was having an argument. Police searched the room with the woman's permission and found marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Each claimed it was the other's. Since the couple was married, they were both cited for possession.


• July 28: A Terrace Street man sustained a severe head injury from a fall. He was taken to Grant Hospital via Med-Flight helicoper. A Terrace Street resident was charged, arrested and taken to the Fairfield Co. Jail on July 28 on charges of misconduct at an emergency, for interfering and hampering emergency personnel from rendering the necessary timely and efficient emergency treatment of the injured man.

• July 29: Officers interviewed three suspicious persons in a red vehicle on the Valero lot. Police had received several complaints on the red vehicle for speeding through town.

The vehicle owner was advised.

• July 30: Police pushed a motorist's disabled vehicle out of traffic on Lancaster Street and transported the driver to her residence.

• August 1: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office with a death at home on Summerland Beach Road. Millersport Fire had requested assistance. The sheriff's office handled the scene.

• August 1: Officers issued one warning for speed and five citations for 11, 12, 18 and 19 mph over the speed limit and passing in a no passing zone.

• August 2: Police assisted Fairfield County Sheriff's Office with a report of a man with a gun on Laurel Avenue in Fairfield Beach. The man left before police arrived.

• August 2: Officers issued one warning and one citation for 15 mph over the speed limit.

• August 2: Officers assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office on a domestic violence call on West Bank Road. The incident turned out to be a verbal argument.

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