Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• July 1: A Pickerington man said someone threw a rock at his car on Tanner Road., damaging the vehicle.
• July 1: Officer assisted a Buckeye Lake squad with a man who fell from a tree and broke his arm.
• July 2: An officer was dispatched to a W. 1st Street residence on a fight call. The officer discovered the house was damaged and found an intoxicated and underage female. She was charged with underage consumption; she said she didn’t witness anyone damaging the house.
• July 3: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• July 3: A driver was cited for traveling 53 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• July 3: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• July 3: A driver was warned for speeding but cited for not wearing a seat belt.
• July 3: A Duke service station employee reported a customer drove away without paying for $8.70 in gasoline.
• July 3: A Highland Avenue woman confessed to punching her fiancé’ in the nose.
• July 4: A driver was cited for traveling 54 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• July 6: A 1st Street woman reported she was verbally harassed.
• July 6: A Highland Avenue resident reported an aggressive loose pit bull, but the dog was gone when police arrived.
• June 6: A 2nd Avenue resident said a named juvenile was in is camper and broke a window. He wanted the juvenile’s parents to pay for the window and have him stay off his property. The juvenile’s mother agreed to pay for the window.
• June 6: Police picked up a shoplifter detained by Kroger security. She was arrested and taken to the police station where was given a court summons and released.
• June 6: A Newark man said his soon-to-be ex-wife was calling him constantly and had just come to his new girlfriend’s Lakeforest Drive home. He said she then started to chase him on his motorcycle. He told police he has filed harassment complaints against her with several departments, but this is the first time he thought she might hurt him. The incident is under investigation.
• June 7: Police stopped a driver for marked lanes violation and later charged him with OVI. When police patted him down during his arrest, they found a marijuana pipe and bag of marijuana on his person. He will also be charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
• June 8: Police on patrol at 4:45 a.m. saw a juvenile riding a bicycle south on South High Street. The 15-year-old said he had been visiting his girlfriend and was now heading to his Buckeye Lake home. Police took him home and advised his father of the incident.
• June 8: A driver was cited for going 45 mph in a 25 mph zone on Canal Road.
• June 8: Police were dispatched to check Ohio 79 for a van pushing a vehicle down the roadway. Police saw the vehicle being pushed into the Speedway service station. The owner said the vehicle was being pushed to Brad’s Recycling since it hadn’t been running for awhile. Police told them they couldn’t push the vehicle there. They called a wrecker to finish the trip.
• June 9: Police were dispatched to watch Ohio 79 for a vehicle involved in a domestic dispute. Police saw the vehicle and then saw it cross the center line and make a quick correction. Police stopped the vehicle and noticed a strong odor of alcohol on the driver. He failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for OVI and turned over to the Licking County Sheriff’s Office on the domestic dispute incident. It is the driver’s seventh OVI charge in the last 20 years.
• June 12: Police stopped a driver for a traffic light violation on East Main Street at Arrowhead Boulevard and ended up citing the driver for OVI.
• June 12: Police on patrol at 4:02 a.m. saw a vehicle parked in the handicap parking space in front o Edward Jones in the Kroger shopping center. The headlights were on and he windows were rolled down. Police checked all nearby buildings and they were all secure. Police then turned off the headlights and issued a citation for parking in a handicap spot.
• June 12: A Buckeye Lake Police officer told police that occupants in a vehicle without license plates had been seem measuring out a large amount of marijuana. Police watched for the described vehicle but didn’t see it.
• June 12: A Newark man flagged down police in the Kroger parking lot at 8:14 a.m. He said his vehicle had been ticketed overnight for being in a handicap space. He said he had left it elsewhere before going out to drink with friends. He said he found it with the windows rolled down and $4,000 worth of tools and golf clubs missing. He told police he believes his soon-to-be ex-wife had taken the items and moved it there. They had an argument the day before and she had the only other key.
• June 13: Police were called about a female walking away from a vehicle on Ohio 79 at 8:06 p.m. The woman said she had an argument with her husband and was now walking home. Police took her to the Speedway station to wait for a ride.
• June 15: An Arrowhead Boulevard woman said her boyfriend sent her a threatening email. Police read the email and determined it was not threatening from a legal viewpoint. Police documented the incident.
• June 16: A South High Street business owner reported that several cases of beer and some money were missing. She also discovered that two doors connecting her business to a neighboring business had been broken. Suspects have confessed and charges are pending.