2009-08-08 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 28: Police were called to a Mill Street residence where a man's girlfriend took his car keys and wouldn't return them. While police talked to the man, the girlfriend tires. Intoxicated, the girlfriend refused to cooperate with police and was eventually tased. She was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

• July 30: Police assisted Hebron Police with a domestic dispute call.

• July 31: A Hebron Road resident reported the theft of several items.

• July 31: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office on a report of four horses running free on South Bank Road. When police arrived, the horses had moved into the yard of their former owner, apparently escaping a new owner. The horses were corralled and their current owner contacted.

• July 31: A Hebron Road man reported a GPS unit was stolen from his vehicle.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for going 54 mph in a 35 mph zone on Walnut Road.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for going 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on Walnut Road.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone on Walnut Road.

• Aug. 1: A storage facility reported damage to a bay door.

• Aug. 1: A cashier suspected two Hebron women of being in the process of shoplifting from the Family Dollar store. They paid for their items when they saw an officer arrive at the store. They were asked not to return to the Family Dollar.

• Aug. 2: A Millersport man was cited for running a red light and driving on expired tags.

• Aug. 2: A driver was cited for going 47 mph in a 35 mph zone on Ohio 79.

• Aug. 2: A driver was cited for going 49 mph in a 35 mph zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Aug. 2: Five juveniles were charged with possessing and smoking marijuana.

• Aug. 3: A man was cited for having an open beer in Buckeye Lake State Park.

• Aug. 4: A Licking County Sheriff's Office deputy was conducting business checks about 11 p.m. because Buckeye Lake Police weren't covering the midnight shift. After checking businesses at the Blue Heron Boardwalk, the deputy checked the village office strip center. The deputy discovered that the rear door to the police department was open. The deputy was unable to secure the door and asked that a keyholder come to the scene to lock the door. Some 30 minutes later, the deputy was last heard on the radio expressing frustration with the keyholder's slow response.

• Aug. 4: A Hebron resident was cited for driving at night with a daylight driving restriction.


• June 19: Police on patrol at 4:52 a.m. saw a vehicle drive nto the Kroger parking lot and then drive out of the village. Police saw the same routine three times and stopped the vehicle. The driver was looking for the KOA Kampground and her GPS unit kept sending her to the Kroger parking lot. Police gave her directions to the KOA in Buckeye Lake.

• June 19: An East North Street resident said her husband made some suicidal threats and said he was going to check himself into a hospital before he hurts himself. He told her that he had dropped off a large toolbox in her yard that contained some guns. She asked police to take custody of the guns for safekeeping. Police took two rifles into safekeeping.

• June 19: A driver was cited for travelling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at O'Neill Drive.

• June 20: Police responded to an alarm at Park National Bank. It was accidentally tripped.

• June 20: A driver was cited for going 65 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at Enterprise Drive.

• June 21: A Swamp Road man found a bank card in the ATM at Park National Bank. Police attempted to contact the cardholder, but were unsuccessful. Police took the card to the bank the next day.

• June 21: A Kelly Drive woman wanted police to document that her sump pump pipe near the street was bent.

• June 21: Police took a report on the theft of a bike at the Canal Road apartments.

• June 21: A driver was cited for no working taillights and possession of marijuana after his vehicle was stopped on South High Street.

• June 23: Police responded to an alarm drop at 11:50 p.m. at Buckeye Outdoors. The building checked secure.

• June 24: The owner of the car wash on South High Street complained about several individuals using gasoline to clean tar out of the bed of a pickup truck. The security video showed a partial plate number.

• June 24: A driver was cited for travelling 68 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 24: Police were called about a woman threatening people with a knife. She told police she was wrestling with her brother and got a kitchen knife and jokingly told him she would cut him. Her brother backed up the story. She was warned not to joke about using weapons.

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