2009-07-11 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 1: A Beacon Light Lane man said his neighbor was digging on his property.

• July 2: Police stopped a vehicle for a cracked windshield and found the driver was under suspension, and had expired tags from another vehicle.

• July 2: A Seymour Avenue resident said someone parked vehicles on her property and was leaving a diesel truck running all night.

• July 2: A West 2nd Street woman said someone stole several items from her vehicle.

• July 2: A Heath man claimed someone threw a bottle at his vehicle.

• July 2: A Myers Avenue woman asked police to locate her husband.

• July 2: Police received a report of fireworks at Buckeye Lake Estates.

• July 3: A Mill Dam Road resident turned in a food stamp he found.

• July 3: A Misty Lane man was arrested on a warrant out of Newark.

• July 3: A novice motorcycle rider was cited for riding without eye protection or a helmet.

• July 4: Police responded to a loud music complaint at an Elmhurst residence.

• July 4: A driver was cited for travelling 51 mph in a 35 mph zone on Mill Dam Rd. He was also found to be under an OVI suspension.

• July 4: An East Street man said someone stole tools from his garage.

• July 4: A driver was cited for going 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on Ohio 79.

• July 4: A Mallard Way woman said her granddaughter stole many blank checks.

• July 5: A Walnut Road woman said someone keeps placing CDs with music on her porch.

• July 5: A Myers Avenue woman said someone stole her pain medication.

• July 5: A driver was cited for travelling 51 mph in a 35 mph zone on Mill Dam Road.

• July 6: A West 1st Street woman said her neighbor shoved her. The neighbor denied the incident.

• July 6: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office with an active domestic dispute on Shell Beach Road.

• July 6: A West 1st Street woman said her neighbor harassed her son.

• July 6: A Walnut Road man said someone stole his laptop computer.

• July 7: A Walnut Road man said he wanted police to keep someone off of his property.

• July 8: A manager at the Dollar General store was informed that a counterfeit $10 bill had been used at the store.

Hebron

• June 1: Police on patrol at 3:08 a.m. saw a vehicle driving up and down Hamilton Avenue. The driver said he worked for an airline and got lost trying to make a pickup. His story checked out.

• June 1: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 1: A driver was cited for travelling 67 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 1: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police with an individual threatening suicide. Newark Police reported that a female guest at the Super 8 Motel had a gun and had taken pills to kill herself. Police found her in her room and she didn't appear suicidal. She gave police permission to search the room and her vehicle. Nothing unusual was found. Police also had Hebron medics check out her vital signs which were normal.

• June 1: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $20.01 in fuel.

• June 2: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 2: Police were asked to check on the welfare of a Broadway Street apartment resident after she missed several appointments. She wasn't there, but neighbors reported seeing her get in a church van earlier in the day.

• June 2: Police on patrol saw a vehicle with two occupants sitting in the Park National Bank parking lot for nearly 45 minutes without either occupant entering the bank. When police checked, an occupant said he was waiting for a Zanesville woman to arrive so a title transfer could be notarized. He produced the title for police.

• June 2: Police were called to a Westview Drive home on a report of a female threatening a male subject with a gun. It began as a road rage incident on Ohio 79 between Heath and Hebron. The male was following the woman and speaking to the Ohio State Highway Patrol about her location. Police said the woman knew her vehicle was being followed and became scared. She went into the home and came out with a handgun that police said she pointed at the male driver. She was charged with aggravated menacing.

• June 2: A Kelly Drive woman reported that two men came to her home and asked if they could park in front of her house. She said "no" and they left. The woman thought the two were up to no good. Police searched the area, but didn't find the men.

• June 2: Police responded to a report of someone screaming near the old post office at 11 p.m. Police didn't hear or see anyone screaming.

• June 2: Police on patrol located a stolen vehicle from Newark in the parking lot of a Lakewood Drive apartment complex. Drug paraphernalia was also recovered from the vehicle.

• June 3: Police on patrol saw two subjects taking scrap metal metal from a trash container behind the Kroger store. A protection order prohibited them from being together. Police suspected that the order had been dropped, but separated them for the night.

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

• June 4: Police on patrol saw a man laying in his vehicle in front of an East Main Street home. He said he was waiting for his vehicle to cool down. Police stood by as he got it restarted and left the area.

• June 4: Police responded to a two vehicle non-injury crash at West Main and 8th streets. One driver was cited for driver inattention to the roadway.

• June 4: A driver was cited for travelling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 4: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at West 2nd and Cumberland streets.

• June 4: A driver was cited for excessive speed and no operator's license on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 4: In the case of the Overheated Couple or was it Really the Car?, police on patrol at 11:53 p.m. saw a vehicle parked in Evans Park. The 18-year-old driver and his 18-year-old passenger told police the vehicle had overheated so they pulled into the park to let it cool down. The driver admitted that it was no longer overheated. Police told them that the park closes at dark. The couple left the park.

• June 5: Police took a report on a two vehicle non-injury crash at Main and High streets.

• June 5: A North 7th Street resident called about finding a baby racoon. She wanted police to call the Department of Natural Resources to pickup the animal. Police spoke with the Wildlife Officer assigned to Licking County who instructed that the animal be left alone. The woman said she was concerned about the animal so she dropped it off in a rural area outside the village.

• June 6: Police were called at 12:34 a.m. about a possible impaired woman walking in the roadway on East Main Street. Police found her and she told them she was walking to her Blackberry Lane home. Police gave her a ride home.

• June 6: Police on patrol at 4:32 a.m. saw a vehicle turn off East Main Street into the grassy area in front of the Kroger store. Police didn't detect any alcohol on the driver and he checked OK on driving record and warrants. He told police he missed the turn for the Kroger parking lot.

• June 6: Police called animal control about a large dog running free in the Hebron Road trailer park. The dog was caught and taken into custody.

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