Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Jan 26: A Walnut Road man said someone stole a .38 Special handgun from his home.
• Jan. 27: A Thornville man said someone stole items from his vehicle while it was parked at Buckeye Lake.
• Jan. 29: Officer was dispatched to a Cliff Street residence on a disturbance call. A man was intoxicated, yelling and screaming. He was arguing with his mother and wouldn’t quiet down when the officer asked him to do so. He was charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication. At the police station the man acknowledged his intoxication and apologized for his actions.
• Jan. 30: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with an overdose call. The person was walking around when the squad arrived, but refused to cooperate with medics or police. She was cuffed for her own protection and transported to Licking Memorial Hospital for health and mental evaluations.
• Jan. 13: Police make a traffic stop on Ohio 79 at Enterprise Drive for a lines and lanes violation. The driver was ultimately charged with OVI and driving under suspension.
• Jan. 13: A driver was cited for going 69 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Jan. 13: A Broadway Street resident was walking eastbound on Main Street when he entered the crosswalk across the exit ramp from southbound Ohio 79. A truck making a right hand turn off the ramp struck him. The victim refused treatment by the squad.
• Jan. 14: The father of a young Hebron Elementary student told police that a classmate of her’s told her about an adult touching her “private parts.” Police contacted the school, childrens services and her foster agent. The comment was in regard to a previous incident that had happened in Tennessee.
• Jan. 14: Police were sent to a reported active domestic dispute on South 7th Street. The complainant said she and husband were arguing over money. He agreed and said he had since calmed down. His wife decided to take their son and leave for the evening.
• Jan. 15: Police checked the Best Western Inn for a vehicle linked to a man threatening to kill himself. Police told the Licking County Sheriff’s Office that the vehicle wasn’t there.
• Jan. 15: Police were called to a Raspberry Circle home over a custody dispute.
• Jan. 15: Police were called to a Canal Road apartment on a report of a 13-year-old boy being out-of-control and then pushing his mother. A report was taken and forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor
• Jan. 15: While police were at the apartment concerning the previous report they heard loud music coming from a nearby apartment. The man was told to turn it down. Police also discovered a warrant for failure to appear on an OVI charge. He was arrested and turned over to the Licking County Sheriff’s Office.
• Jan. 16: Police assisted a LCSO deputy with a BAC test at the station.
• Jan. 16: Police were called to McDonalds at 12:38 a.m. on a suspicious person sitting in a running vehicle for more than 30 minutes. The 60-year-old driver was asleep behind the wheel. Police immediately noticed a strong odor of alcohol on him. He was cited for OVI.
• Jan. 16: Two separate drivers were cited for going 64 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Jan. 16: A Mound Street resident reported the theft of a bench.
• Jan. 17: A Kelly Drive woman said her 40-year-old son pushed her down in the hallway during a verbal argument. She hit her head on a shelf when she fell and wanted to press charges. Her son was arrested for domestic violence and was taken to jail.
• Jan. 18: A Pleasantville woman called police for help in retrieving her daughter from the father at a Canal Road apartment. The father made allegations of neglect and claimed he had spoken with Fairfield County Childrens Services who in turn wanted to talk with police. Police called them and learned that they no record of the father’s call. The child was returned to the mother and the father was advised to file a complaint with Childrens Services.
• Jan. 18: A Buckeye Lake man said he spent the night at a Canal Road apartment and then left his cell phone. When he returned to get it, the residents wouldn’t give it to him. Police talked with them and they said they didn’t have the phone. The phone was called several times and it didn’t ring in the apartment. The complainant then said he had loaned the phone to another man, but didn’t want to press charge on him. Police documented the incident.
• Jan. 18: A South High Street woman said a man on a 4-wheeler knocked on her door, claiming tha t ariding lawn mower in her back yard belonged to him. She told him it was not his mower. She told police that she felt he would have taken the mower if she hadn’t answered the door. Police located the man in a field behind her house. He was advised about riding on other people’s property without permission. He was also told that he would be charged with trespassing if he returned to the complainant’s property.
• Jan. 19: A driver was cited for going 65 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.