Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• June 9: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Ohio 79.
• June 10: A driver was cited for running a Highland Avenue stop sign.
• June 11: A Walnut Road woman said someone walked unannounced into her home without knocking. She filed trespass charges.
• June 12: A driver was cited for going 53 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• June 12: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• June 12: A driver was warned for speeding, but cited for not wearing a seat belt.
• June 13: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• June 14: A Newark man called in a $48 false pizza order in Buckeye Lake to be sent to his ex-girlfriend in Millersport. The pizza shop only made one of the pizzas ordered.
• June 15: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $51.52 in gas.
• June 15: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $24.97 in gas.
• May 27: Police on patrol at 1:36 a.m. were stopped by a South 7th Street resident who reported a suspicious man in a white van at Canal Park who appeared to be watching a home for hours at a time. He wanted police to know about it. He was told to call police if he saw the van or man again.
• May 27: A driver was cited for travelling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• May 27: A Raspberry Circle resident told police that her son used her credit card without her authorization. Police took a report.
• May 27: A South High Street resident complained that an across the street neighbor finally mowed their tall grass and now it was blowing onto her property. Police went to the talk to the neighbor, but no one came to the door.
• May 28: A Lake Forest Drive resident called after two Rent-ACenter employees showed up to repossess a couch set and table that they claimed payments were 190 days past due. The resident said she had paid for the items in full and that the receipt was at her mother’s home. She said the rental center employees had her blocked in and wouldn’t let her leave. Police asked the employees if they had any paperwork documenting the past due payments or repossession. They didn’t have any paperwork. Police then spoke with their manager at the Lancaster store who said a court had declared the item stolen. Police told him it was a civil matter until they could produce a court order or other paperwork.
• May 28: Police were called about a disturbance at East North and Benley streets. Police found a couple there. They were having relationship problems and arguing. They agreed to calm down and head home.
• May 28: Drivers were issued citations for going 64 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 and 39 mph in a 25 mph zone on North High Street.