Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports. We'll have more reports next week.
• May 19: Highland Avenue residents reported that a dog killed a cat.
• May 20: A Walnut Road woman was arrested on a Buckeye Lake warrant for failure to pay court fines.
• May 21: A Cranberry Lane man was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication after he fought with his girlfriend.
• May 21: A Julia Street man reported several items were stolen from his home.
• May 21: An officer told Walnut Road residents to turn down their stereo.
• May 22: Police responded to an alarm drop at a Walnut Road address. The area was secure.
• May 22: Police assisted a Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper with a vehicle that didn't immediately pull over. The vehicle eventually stopped.
• May 22: A Central Avenue man said his son's mother did not meet him at a designated time and place for a custody exchange.
• May 22: Police received a report of an iPod stolen from a person at Lakewood Middle School.
• May 23: A Walnut Road woman reported her wallet, which contained cash, was stolen.
• May 23: Police called the Buckeye Lake Fire Department to extinguish an open fire at a Hebron Road address. The property owner was cited for an illegal fire.
• May 24: Police encountered a large, angry dog while assisting the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with a medical emergency at a Seymour Avenue residence.
• May 24: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff's deputy with a BAC test on a minor.
• May 26: Police were dispatched to a domestic dispute on Hebron Road. No one pressed charges.
• May 26: A Johnstown woman was caught shoplifting from the Family Dollar store. She was charged with theft and police discovered items in her vehicle stolen from a Johnstown store.
• May 1: Police checked out a report of a suspicious person and vehicle on Broadway at 12:14 a.m. The driver said she was waiting for her sister and fell asleep in her car.
• May 1: Police were called after a motorist left without paying for $5 of gas at the Duke station. The customer returned shortly thereafter to pay up.
• May 1: Police on patrol were checking license plates in the Lakewood Inn parking lot. One vehicle came back with a warrant for the owner. Police confirmed that the Thornville woman was registered at the motel. She and a companion let police into their room, but they declined to respond when asked if there was anything illegal in the room. Police saw some drug paraphernalia in the room and later found some loose pills and marijuana in the woman's purse. Police charged her companion with possession of drug paraphernalia and he was not detained. The woman was arrested on the warrant and charged with possession of marijuana, prescription medication and drug paraphernalia. She was then turned over to Lancaster Police on the warrant.
• May 1: A driver was cited for excessive speed for going 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on Refugee Road at 9th Street.
• May 1: A Hebron Fire officer reported that a driver stopped at the fire station to complain that a volunteer fireman used his warning lights to pull her over on Ohio 79 at Enterprise Drive. The woman said she almost sideswiped the man's truck as she pulled onto north Ohio 79 off I-70. She said the man yelled at her after he pulled her over.
• May 1: Police received a call from a fax machine about a man in a Ford Ranger pickup threatening to commit suicide. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
• May 2: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $9.22 of gas.
• May 2: A Gist Street resident complained about boys at Heron Elementary School throwing rocks at her grandson. Police spoke with the boys.
• May 4: A Gay Street resident who is moving reported that someone took DVD's, a DVD player and other items sometime between April 29 and May 4.
• May 4: An East Main Street business owner reported the theft of two frog lawn ornaments.
• May 5: Police checked out a report of an impaired driver in a white van at the Kroger store. Police didn't see anyone impaired.
• May 5: Police on patrol at 4:46 a.m. saw a man walking southbound along Ohio 79. The man said he wasn't OK when asked. He told police that he got in a fight with his girlfriend and she struck him. Police took him back to the Lakewood Inn. The girlfriend said they weren't getting along. Police took a report and separated them for the night..
• May 5: A Hebron woman told police about threats made by an ex-boyfriend and father of child. Police advised her to seek a protection order.