2009-02-07 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Jan 22: An officer issued a verbal warning to an East Street woman who ran two stop signs. The driver said the brakes were going bad and she just wanted to get the car home. She was advised to park the vehicle until it's repaired.

• Jan 23: A Hebron Road man was witnessed walking in the middle of the road intoxicated. The man was charged with being a drunken pedestrian in the middle of the road, which is a minor misdemeanor.

• Jan. 24: Police assisted Hebron Police with a traffic stop.

• Jan. 24: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office with an active domestic dispute on South Bank Road, where a family's son fled from his home, according to the report.

• Jan. 25: A Hebron Road woman said her son fled from his grandmother's home in Jacksontown. The matter was referred to the Licking County Sheriff's Office.

• Jan. 25: Police advised campers at the KOA campground to be quiet.

• Jan. 26: Police assisted Heath Police serve a citation to a Heath resident.

• Jan. 31: Loud music was reported at a Walnut Road residence. The residents agreed to turn the music down.

• Feb. 1: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff's Office with a BAC test.

• Feb. 1: An officer secured an open door on a trailer in the Buckeye Lake Estates. There was no evidence of crime.

• Feb. 2: A Hebron Road woman reported someone broke into her pole barn and stole a paint sprayer.

• Feb. 3: An officer stood by while a Highland Avenue woman retrieved property from another resident.


• Jan. 3: A Missouri driver was cited for speed on Ohio 79. He didn't have his driver's license with him. When police ran his information, it came back that he didn't have a valid license. The driver made a call and gave police his license number. It came back to him and as valid.

• Jan. 3: Police were called to Harry and David's about a dispute between two tow truck drivers. A trucker had called Jae's after waiting for more than five hours for B & H out of Zanesville. The B & H driver refused to move his truck away from the disabled truck until police told him that he would be arrested if he didn't move.

• Jan. 3: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.

• Jan. 3: Police set up a perimeter at Canyon and Beaver Run Roads and at the railroad crossing on Ohio 79 on a Heath Police pursuit. The driver ran off the road into a field at Thornwood Drive and Beaver Run Road.

• Jan. 3: A Hebron Road trailer park resident said his 47 year-old girlfriend, who had been drinking, assaulted him and broke a window at their residence. She was arrested for domestic violence and taken to jail.

• Jan. 4: Police were called to McDonald's on a report of an irate customer. A manager said a group of men came in and one of them took some pop without paying for it. When she confronted him, the group became argumentative so she told them to leave the store. Police found the men in a van in the parking lot. One admitted to taking the drink without paying for it, but he said he was unhappy how the manager treated him. Police told the entire group that they were being banned from the restaurant.

• Jan. 4: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• Jan. 5: Police on patrol at 12:27 a.m. saw a semi truck at AccuFilm. The driver had arrived early for a delivery.

• Jan. 5: Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from the coin laundry. No one was there or in the area.

• Jan. 5: A resident reported hearing an alarm in the back room of the post office at 6:03 p.m. It was actually tripped by an employee leaving work.

• Jan. 5: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police with an arrest for domestic violence at Leisure Village.

• Jan. 5: A manager at Mc- Donald's asked police to have a semi driver move his rig out of the parking lot.

• Jan. 6: A manager at McDonald's called about customer who had gotten upset over a sandwich on Jan. 5. He had left a message on their answering machine then come to the restaurant and became angry with a manager, using obscene language. When he left, the customer threw his milk shake on the building. The manager wanted police to know that she was going to call him and ban him from their restaurants. If he returned, she said trespassing charges would be filed against him.

• Jan. 6: Police responded to a crash on South High Street. A driver was cited for failure to assure clear distance ahead after his vehicle rear ended another vehicle.

• Jan. 6: Police checked out a complaint that the railroad crossing gates were blocking Ohio 79 without a train present. The gates were up when police arrived.

• Jan. 6: A Greenbriar Lane resident reported an incident of identity theft. A credit card may have been opened in his name. Police were uncertain whether the collection letter he received was from a legitimate collection company.

• Jan. 7: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• Jan. 7: An off-duty officer reported that an SUV heading into the village was all over the roadway. Police saw the vehicle and saw it cross the centerline twice in one block. Police stopped the vehicle and warned the driver for operating an unsafe vehicle. A tie rod had broken on the driver's side front wheel which was then flopping around.

• Jan. 7: Police made a traffic stop on West Main Street. The driver was cited for OVI and operating without reasonable control.

• Jan. 7: A Heath man came into the station to report a child abuse allegation against his son's mother at a Kelly Drive home. He said she had visitation with her son today and the 4-year-old told him his mother choked him down to the ground. He said she was trying to get a kiss. Police saw no visible injuries and tried unsuccessfully to ask the child some questions. The father was referred to Childrens Services in the hope that someone more experienced in questioning young children could get the child to talk.

• Jan. 7: A Warden Street man said his neighbor reported seeing a vehicle leave his driveway rapidly. Police checked, but saw no tire tracks in the snow covered driveway.

• Jan. 8: A driver was cited for failure to control after he told police he turned left off Enterprise Drive onto North High Street and then swerved to mess a deer. His vehicle ended up in a ditch.

• Jan. 8: Police were called about an employee who had been terminated by the Duke station. A manager said the ex-employee had been returning to the store and getting current employees upset as well as making numerous phone calls to the store. The manager asked police to tell the person that she was banned from the property. Police warned the person.

• Jan. 8: Police handled traffic as Law Excavating cleaned up a large dirt spill on Ohio 79 just inside the village limits.

• Jan. 9: Police on parol saw a vehicle at 12:35 a.m. in the back of Evans Park. The couple said they wanted a private place to talk. They were advised that the park closes at dusk.

• Jan. 9: A manager at Harry and David's wanted police to document an incident of a man placing obscene calls to a call center operator. The company is blocking any future calls from that number.

• Jan. 9: A manager at Harry and David's reported that a call center operator had used a customer's credit card number to place order for herself. She had the All Occasions basket shipped to her home. Police forwarded the report to the prosecutor's office for possible charges.

• Jan. 9: A Hebron resident reported that someone had opened an AT&T account using his name and social security number.

• Jan. 11: Police were called about a Hebron Road juvenile threatening suicide. A 15-yearold had locked herself in her room and said she was going to do something dumb. Two friends were with her. Police told her to open the door and she did. She said she was upset with her mother, but denied making any threats to hurt herself.

• Jan. 11: A Broadway Street apartment resident reported that an unknown vehicle had struck her vehicle while it was parked in front of her apartment.

• Jan. 11: Police on patrol at 11:33 p.m. saw a vehicle parked in front of Allied Tubing. It belonged to a cleaning service employee.

• Jan. 12: The owner of the Lakewood Inn reported that someone broken into vending machines there, taking an unknown amount of money. Police took a report and photos.

• Jan. 12: A Newark Street man reported a man running thru his backyard at 9:25 p.m. It was a neighbor trying to find a dog.

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