2009-01-03 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Dec. 22: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office with an unruly juvenile on Shell Beach Road.

• Dec. 22: Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a Walnut Road residence.

• Dec. 23: An officer was dispatched to a Walnut Road residence where a woman reported that her son "trashed" the house, then left. Police found drug paraphernalia in the son's room, and substances resembling marijuana and hashish. However, when the substances were tested as drugs, they came back negative. The son's father said he'd created the substances to resemble drugs so the son would know what they looked like.

• Dec. 24: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Buckeye Lake Eagles. The building was secure.

• Dec. 25: Police responded to an alarm drop at Scooter's Bar. The area was secure.

• Dec. 26: Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a BAC test.

• Dec. 26: A Johnstown man arrived at a 7th Street residence where medics were tending to a Buckeye Lake woman in a Hebron squad. The Johnstown man reached into the squad, grabbed the woman's hair, and pulled her from the squad. He fought officers trying to stop him. The man was tased twice before finally being subdued. He was charged with disorderly conduct.

• Dec. 27: An off duty officer reported a possible OVI shortly before the Ohio State Highway Patrol stopped the possible OVI. A Buckeye Lake officer assisted the trooper. The OVI suspect refused to take a BAC test.

• Dec. 27: A Newark man was charged with public intoxication after a Buckeye Lake woman reported the man, while intoxicated, left her home with her purse in hand.

• Dec. 28: An officer met with a woman whose juvenile son was throwing items at his young sister. The juvenile has a history of behavioral issues.

• Dec. 29: An East Street woman said her ex-boyfriend was harassing her and her friend. The ex-boyfriend was advised to stop or face charges.

• Dec. 29: A Myers Avenue man reported that someone slashed all of his vehicle's tires.

• Dec. 29: An East Street woman reported that someone slashed all of her vehicle's tires.


• Dec. 10: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on Lakewood Drive at West Main Street.

• Dec. 11: Police responded at 12:06 a.m. to a report of a suspicious person and vehicle in the McDaonald's parking lot. A driver had stopped to make a cell phone call and checked out OK.

• Dec. 11: Police learned that a subject wanted on a village warrant was being released from the SE Ohio Regional Jail in Nelsonville at 6:40 a.m. Police picked him up there at 5 a.m. and took him to the Licking County Jail.

• Dec. 11: Police were called to a reported active domestic dispute on Park Avenue in Buckeye Lake. A female with a knife was reported to be try to stab a man. Union Township Police had the woman in custody when police arrived.

• Dec. 12: A motorist was cited for travelling 67 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• Dec. 12: Police stopped a driver for an expired 2007 tage on a trailer. The tag actually came back to a 2000 Mercury. The driver allegedly admitted to police that he knew the tag wasn't for the trailer. He was cited.

• Dec. 12: Police stopped a man wanted on a warrant. When police discovered that the warrant had been recalled, he was released.

• Dec. 13: Police were called to a Lakewood Drive apartment on a report of a disturbance. The complainant said his upstairs neighbor was stomping around and her dogs were making noise. She was advised to keep her dogs under control.

• Dec. 13: Police were dispatched at 4:15 a.m. to check on the welfare of the Hebron squad on a run on North Street. Everything was OK.

• Dec. 13: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• Dec. 13: Police responded to an alarm drop with interior motion reported at a Lake Forest Drive home. The house checked secure and police tried to reach the resident on several different telephone numbers. Police double checked the house before leaving the scene.

• Dec. 13: Police on patrol saw a vehicle parked in the fire lane at the Kroger store. Police parked behind he vehicle for 15 minutes before the driver came out of the store. She said she was only in the store for a minute. Police checked her driving record and found that it was full of violations. She was cited for the parking violation.

• Dec. 14: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

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