Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Sept. 22: A Pataskala man said someone stole several mobile home axles and tires from a Buckeye Lake location.
• Sept. 23: A Newark woman was cited for failing to stop for a school bus.
• Sept. 25: A driver was cited for running a red light on Mill Dam Road.
• Sept. 27: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• Sept. 26: A driver was cited for going 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• Sept. 26: A West 2nd Street woman said a drunken man was loitering outside of her home. No one was there when an officer arrived.
• Sept. 29: A Stewart Street woman’s neighbor removed her dog from her yard and took the dog to the veterinarian. The seriously ill dog was removed from the woman’s property without permission. The woman reported the dog as stolen, but the village law director said the dog could not be returned to the woman because seriously ill pets are required by law to remain under a vet’s care.
• Sept. 30: There was a report of a verbal domestic between a man and his son at the Wendy’s restaurant. Both men had been drinking and were advised to end their argument.
• Sept. 30: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office by checking on a man who was walking with a female juvenile on North Bank Road.
• Sept. 8: A Hebron Road woman said a neighbor came into her residence while she was in the process of moving out and asked to show the home to some potential renters. She asked police to tell the woman not to just come into her hous. Police then saw the other woman driving under suspension. She was also found to be OVI. She was arrested and taken to jail. It was her seventh OVI charge.
• Sept. 9: Police on patrol at 2:17 a.m saw an open garage door at a Cumberland Meadows home. Police checked the home and secured the door.
• Sept. 9: Police were asked to watch for a semi-truck and trailer heading south on Ohio 79. The truck was allegedly involved in a road rage incident and assault in Heath. Police located the truck on Arrowhead Drive and detained the driver until Heath Police arrived.
• Sept. 9: A driver was cited for travelling 48 mph in a 25 mph zone on Canal Road.
• Sept. 9: A Broadway Street apartment resident said a mother and her daughter followed her to her complex. She told police she had trouble with them in the past. She said the mother assaulted her as she got out of her vehicle. Later, she said the daughter also assaulted her. She didn’t want to press charges, but did want the incident documented.
• Sept. 9: A South Street man complained about a juvenile throwing a golf ball at this home.
• Sept. 9: Two drivers were cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at U.S. 40.
• Sept. 9: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.
• Sept. 10: A driver was cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at U.S. 40.
• Sept. 10: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation and driving under suspension on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.
• Sept. 11: Police on patrol at 4:44 a.m. saw a subject standing by a vehicle on South Street. The man told police he had been at a party and was now going home. Police noticed an odor of alcohol on him and he admitted drinking some beer. Police questioned whether he should be driving and he eventually decided not to drive. Police gave him a ride to his Kelly Drive home.
• Sept. 23: Police responded to a 9-23 disturbance on Firehouse Alley involving 10 juveniles attempting to fight. All parties were interviewed and the juvenile driver of the offending vehicle was issued a citation for expired license plates. The incident was over a comment made on MySpace.
• Sept. 25: Police took a report on an accident at Summit and East Park streets.
• Sept. 25: Police responded to a report of a drug overdose on Gift Street and then another on Lynn Avenue several minutes later. Both juveniles were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
• Sept. 25: Police searched a Lynn Avenue apartment and confiscated a small amount of drugs and several pieces of drug paraphernalia.
• Sept. 29: Police and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office assisted a motorist at Chatauqua Boulevard and Lancaster Streeet. The driver was towing a large boat that shifted on its trailer. A tow truck was able to move the boat back onto the trailer. The driver was warned.