Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• March 17: A Walnut Road juvenile reported his skateboard stolen.
• March 19: A Central Aveue man was cited for failure to stop at a Highland Street intersection.
• March 19: An Alexandria man was cited for driving the wrong way on Union Street.
• March 21: A driver was warned for speeding on Mill Dam Road but cited for not wearing a safety belt.
• March 21: A driver was warned for speeding on Walnut Road but cited for not wearing a safety belt.
• March 21: A driver was cited for going 54 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• March 21: A driver was cited for going 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 25: A Lakewood school bus driver reported that a vehicle passed her bus while travelling in the opposite direction on US 40. Police told the driver that passing in the opposite direction is permitted on that portion of US 40.
• Feb. 25: Police were dispatched to the Lakewood Drive apartments on a report of male in the courtyard screaming and holding a knife in his hand. Police found a 16-year-old boy who admitted having the knife and placing it at his neck during an argument with another tenant. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
• Feb. 26: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on an Ohio 79 exit ramp to US 40.
• Feb. 26: Police on patrol at 2:49 a.m. checked out a suspicious vehicle behind a South High Street business. A note left on the windshield said the battery had died and the vehicle would be removed the following day. The building checked secure.
• Feb. 26: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $20 of gas.
• Feb. 27: Police were called to a South High Street home on a report of an 18-month-old child locked in a vehicle with the keys inside. Police called a lock service that was able to open the door.
• Feb. 27: Police were called to a Canal Road apartment on a report of telephone harassment. A woman there said a named woman had been continously texting her and her children. She told police that a man had been arrested and jailed for not paying her child supporter. That man is the caller’s boyfriend. The complainant said the caller told her that she would pay the $2,500 due to get her boyfriend out of jail. The caller then wanted the complainant to give her back the $2,500 once she got it from the court. The complainant said she refused to promise to give it back and that’s when the texts began. When she changed her phone number, the complainant said the texts were sent to her daughter and son. Police contacted the caller and told her to stop or face.
• Feb. 27: A driver was cited for a stop sin violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.
• Feb. 28: Police checked out a report of two dogs running loose behind Lancer’s. They didn’t see the dogs.
• Feb. 28: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident said her brother threw a Lysol can at her boyfriend and hit him in the leg during an argument. The two were separated for the night.
• Feb. 28: Police were called to the Kroger store by store security who had detained a shoplifter.
• March 1: Police were called at 1:51 a.m. to a Forest Ridge Drive home on a subject refusing to leave. A woman outside told police she was there to speak with her ex-boyfriend about being late on a vehicle payment. Police spoke with the boyfriend who said the woman was upset because he had another woman at his home. The boyfriend owns the vehicle but his ex-girlfriend makes the payments and drives it. Police told him she was trying to tell him that this month’s payment will be late because she lost her job. He told police that was OK and he just wanted her to leave. She left.
• March 1: Police took a report on a non-injury crash in the McDonald’s parking lot.
• March 1: Police took a report on a $50 counterfeit bill discovered at Krogers.
• March 1: Police assisted two Children Services caseworkers emove two children from a Lakewood Drive apartment. Police ended up transporting both of them to the facility since the male was threatening to go to jail before he would go into foster care. Both had calmed down by the time they reached the facility.
• March 2: A Lakewood school bus driver reported that a driver had passed her stopped bus on North High Street. She provided a license number that did match her description of the vehicle. Police called the Millersport owner who admitted that he didn’t see the bus until he had to slam on the breaks to avoid passing it. He was given a verbal warning.