2010-07-31 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 11: An officer stopped a Rosebraugh Circle man for an unlit license plate and found the man was driving with a license expired since 2005.

• July 14: An officer spotted marijuana growing behind a Mill Street residence. The tenant said the marijuana was his brother’s, but the officer told him he was responsible for it since it was on land he was renting. He was charged with possession.

• July 17: A Grandstaff man was cited for running a red light at Mill Dam and Hebron roads.

• July 15: A Hebron Road woman said someone used her credit card without permission.

• July 15: A Walnut Road woman said someone entered her home but didn’t steal anything.

• July 18: An officer was dispatched to a domestic dispute and stopped a vehicle leaving the residence where the incident was reported to occur. The driver, a Columbus man, said there was an incident but he didn’t want to press charges. The officer discovered the man was driving under suspension.

• July 19: A Walnut Road man reported someone broke into the Jet Wash Laundromat.

• July 19: A Mill Street man said someone stole his car radio.

• July 19: An officer pulled over a vehicle dragging its entire exhaust system and throwing sparks. The driver, a Hebron man, appeared to have been drinking and failed field sobriety tests. He didn’t give a valid breath sample, but was charged with OVI. The officer discovered the man drove over a stop sign at Hebron Road and 6th Avenue, which damaged his exhaust system.

• July 20: A 2nd Street man reported a petty theft, but the items were returned to him.

• July 21: A Highland Avenue women said her boyfriend was mad at her and rammed her van twice with his vehicle. The officer discovered the boyfriend never had a driver’s license and was charged with driving without an license and reckless operation.

• July 23: A Grandstaff man was cited for driving under suspension.

• July 24: A driver was cited for going 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.

• July 24: A driver was cited for going 53 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• July 26: A Fairfield Beach man reported that someone stole his wallet.

Hebron

• June 30: Police on patrol at 1:45 a.m. on Sands Drive saw a purse in the roadway. Police contacted the owner who came to the scene. She said some papers were missing. She and her husband had been fishing at Buckeye Lake and she thought it had been stolen from their vehicle.

• June 30: Police on patrol at 2:45 a.m. on Kelly Drive saw a vehicle with the driver’s door open and no one around. Police made contact at the home and a woman said her boyfriend had forgotten to lock it so she did.

• June 30: Police took a report at the Duke station after a driver left without paying for $70 worth of gasoline.

• June 30: A South High Street woman said her ex-husband threatened here in the Kroger parking lot.

• June 30: A Raspberry Circle mother said her 14-year-old son pushed her during an argument over his cell phone. She wanted to press charges so police will forward the report to the juvenile prosecutor.

• June 30: A Lakeforest Drive mother said her daughter ran away from home. She was found and returned to her home. Police were later called back after the daughter left in a vehicle with the daughter of the complainant’s separated husband’s girlfriend. Buckeye Lake Police stopped the vehicle and held the daughter for Hebron Police. She was taken home and then went to stay with her grandmother.

• July 1: A Somerset woman said she lost or left her purse at Krogers.

• July 2: Police on patrol at 1:28 a.m. saw two males walking behind the Kroger store. They said they were just talking. Police told them to go home.

• July 2: An off-duty officer reported a vehicle heading into Hebron from Ohio 37 that was being driven too fast, too close to other vehicles and had crossed a double yellow line. Police saw the vehicle and paced it at 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. The driver was cited for speed.

• July 2: Police were called about a possible impaired driver. Police saw the vehicle just as the driver parked it. He allegedly admitted to drinking. He failed a field sobriety test and was charged with OVI. He was also charged with child endangerment since his children had been riding with him. He also admitted hitting a mail box and a sign with the vehicle.

• July 3: Police responded to an alarm drop specifying that glass was being broken at Buckeye Outdoors. Building checked OK and the manager arrived for the day while police were on the scene.

• July 3: A portable toilet was overturned at Evans Park.

• July 3: A driver was cited for going 73 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at South High Street.

• July 3: A driver was cited for parking facing in the wrong direction on East Main Street.

• July 3: Police arrested and took to jail a man detained at Krogers for shoplifting.

• July 3: A landlord told police that a tenant was using drugs in one of the garages at her apartments. The tenant using drugs and none were found.

• July 3: Police arrested a woman detained at Krogers for shoplifting.

• July 3: A Lakeforest Drive man requested extra police patrols after reporting that his separated wife may try to cut the tires on his vehicle.

• July 4: Police were called to a Raspberry Circle home about a person at the front door. While en route, police were told that the man was leaving the area. Police saw and stopped his vehicle. He was ultimately cited for OVI, failure to reinstate his license and driving under OVI suspension.

• July 4: A juvenile driver was cited for failure to control his vehicle after his vehicle left the roadway on North Street and struck a parked vehicle.

• July 4: Police on patrol at 12:07 a.m. saw two picnic tables leaning against Hebron Elementary School. Police called a keyholder and checked the building. It checked secure.

• July 4: Police warned several adults about setting off fireworks on South High Street.

• July 5: Police on patrol at 4:17 a.m. saw a woman walking on West Main Street. She said she had been at a party in Buckeye Lake and her ride back to Columbus had left here. Police made contact with her mother to pick her up and then took her to to the Pilot truck stop to meet her mother.

• July 6: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at West 2nd and Cumberland streets.

• July 7: A Broadway Street woman reported that someone broke out her vehicle’s windshield.

• July 7: Police were called to a Canal Road home on a report of a disturbance. A woman there said her now separated husband came there to take their son. She refused due to past custody issues with him. Police told her it was a civil issue at this point.

• July 8: A driver was cited for traveling 68 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• July 8: A Buckeye Lake animal rescuer reported that a kitten was trapped in a storm drain at McDonalds. They were unable to get the kitten out so the rescuer set a trap in the storm drain for the night.

• July 8: A driver was cited for going 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on North High Street.

• July 9: A driver was cited for going 50 mph in a 25 mph zone on Canal Road.

• July 10: Police assisted ODNR officers by conducting a BAC test on a possibly impaired boater. The boater was ultimately considered a refusal on the test.

• July 10: A driver was cited for going 50 mph in a 25 mph zone on Canal Road.

• July 11: Police helped a Buckeye Lake animal rescuer remove a kitten from a storm drain at McDonalds.

• July 11: A motorist was cited for traveling 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• July 11: A manager at Domino’s Pizza reported money missing from the safe. Police are still investigating.

• July 11: Police took a report on a non-injury crash on US 40 at Arrowhead Boulevard. One driver was cited for a marked lanes violation.

• July 11: Police on patrol at 6:50 p.m. saw a young juvenile trying to cross Ohio 79 on a dirt bike. Police spoke with his father, telling him that if the bike was seen again on a roadway it would be subject to impoundment and he could be fined.

• July 12: Police were dispatched at 2:13 a.m. to check Ohio 79 for a vehicle being followed in a possible road rage incident. The complainant told police she was being followed and that there was another vehicle in front of her. She told police she had given information on a theft to Newark Police and the person she turned in is the driver that was trying to get her pulled over. Police saw no other vehicles in the area and she was unable to give a vehicle description or plate number. Police followed her to I-70.

• July 12: Police took an injury accident report at the southbound exit ramp from Ohio 79 to US 40. One driver was cited for a stop sign violation.

• July 12: Police assisted Heath Police by assisting in a felony style traffic stop in Millersport. The vehicle had been tracked by police after reports that individuals had been seen branishing a firearm in the vehicle. The firearm turned out to be an airsoft gun. Two of the three occupants were juveniles. Heath Police handled the investigation.

• July 12: A Hebron Road trailer park resident reported the theft of a $200 money order from her home on June 19.

• July 12: Police took a report on a hit skip accident in the parking lot of the Lakewood Drive apartments.

• July 12: A Canal Road apartment resident reported a verbal altercation in the parking lot with a neighbor. Police took a report and warned both parties.

• July 12: Police were called about a possible impaired driver in the Kroger parking lot. Police arrived to find two vehicles blocking a van. A mother and two young children were in the van. Police spoke with her and believed she was having a diabetic seizure. Police called the squad and she was taken to the hospital.

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