2010-05-08 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.


• March 24: A driver was cited for going 44 mph in a 25 mph zone on Canal Road.

• March 24: A Wooster Street resident told police that someone had tampered with a keypad for his garage. He asked police to keep an eye on his home.

• March 25: Police checked out a complaint of dogs barking constantly on East North Street. Police didn’t hear any barking.

• March 25: Police were called to a Lakewood Drive apartment on a report of child abuse. A couple there were babysitting a child that didn’t want to go to bed and was throwing a fit. Police checked the child for injuries and found none. There were no signs of abuse.

• March 27: Police stood by while personnel from Moundbuilders entered an apartment to check on the resident’s mental stability.

• March 26: A driver was cited for going 70 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 26: Police arrested and took to jail an individual detained at the Kroger store for theft.

• March 27: Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a BAC test at the police station. The driver blew a .180.

• March 27: Police were called to a Raspberry Circle home on a report of an unruly juvenile. Police saw the juvenile outside on a skateboard and he appeared calm. His mother wanted police to take him to jail. He was on house arrest and his mother said he had threatened his grandfather who had kicked him out of the house. His grandmother told police if he wasn’t taken to jail, he would have to sleep on the porch that evening. Police advised that if he was left out overnight they would be subject to being charged with child abuse.

• March 27: Police located a Buckeye Lake Police unit that was not responding radio calls. Everything was OK.

• March 28: A driver was cited for driving under a suspended license and not having a child in a booster seat.

• March 28: A Kroger manager reported that two men acted like they were checking out on a selfserve station, but they didn’t pay for the items.

• March 29: A Newark woman told police that a named man was driving under suspension and heading to Hebron. Police checked his record and found he had a valid license.

• March 29: A Refugee Road man told police that his son’s game system was stolen from a North Street home.

• March 30: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Kroger pharmacy. A floor buffing machine got too close to a gate and set off the alarm.

• March 30: A driver was cited for going 63 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 30: A woman found a driver’s license at the Canyon Car Wash and turned it over to police. Police contacted its owner.

• March 30: A passing motorist stopped police in the station parking lot to report a fight on North High Street. No one was fighting when police arrived.

• March 30: A Canal Road woman said her ex-husband used her child support card without her consent. She wanted him to repay the money to her or she would press charges. He ultimately agreed to pay back the money.

• March 30: A Lakewood Drive woman said her neighbor took her cell phone.

• March 31: Police on patrol at 4:28 a.m. saw a wrecked vehicle at North High and Newark streets. The vehicle’s owner said it had been taken without permission earlier in the evening. Police on April 3 cited a driver for reckless operation and no driver’s license as a result of the crash.

• March 31: A Parks Avenue resident reported thefts from two unlocked vehicles overnight.

• March 31: A South High Street man reported the overnight theft of a CD player from his unlocked vehicle.

• March 31: A Kroger manager reported that a self-scan unit at the store had malfunctioned and that several individuals had taken advantage of the problem, taking hundreds of dollars worth of items.

• March 31: A driver was cited for traveling 64 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 31: A South High Street woman reported the attempted overnight theft of a CD player from her unlocked vehicle.

• March 31: A Greenbriar Lane resident told police she saw a skinny male urinate off the porch of a nearby home. Police went to the home and a woman there said no one fitting that description was there.

• March 31: An East Main Street resident reported that his vehicle was broken into overnight but nothing had been taken.

• March 31: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police on a report of a large fight oat Hebron and Hilton roads. Police were told to disregard enroute.

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