Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Feb. 16: The Licking County Sheriff’s Office passed on a tip from a caller who said four people had set up a meth lab in a room at the Super 8 Hotel. Police went to the room and found only two guests there who allowed police to search the premises. No meth lab equipment was visible, although one of the guests said he found a small container of powdery white substance in the room, but the container was not his. The guest gave the container to police.
• Feb. 16: A Lake Street woman said someone broker into her home while she was at work and stole several items.
• Feb. 17: A Walnut Road woman said her granddaughter stole her credit card and charged $211 to it.
• Feb 18: A West 4th Street man said someone stole his cell phone and he named a suspect.
• Feb. 19: A Buckeye Lake juvenile reported that a Newark juvenile posted on his FaceBook page that he intended to shoot four people. The Newark juvenile was located and when asked why he made the post, he said the four people he threatened to shoot told him via text messages that they planned to shoot him. A juvenile court prosecutor is reviewing the incident.
• Jan. 27: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident told police that her cousin had her daughter at the mall and was refusing to bring her home. Police contacted the cousin who said she was on her way back. She also said she thought the child was being neglected. Police stood by until she arrived and saw no sign of abuse or neglect.
• Jan. 27: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy serve a felony warrant at a Rockingham Drive apartment. The resident said no one by the name being sought lived there. Police got permission to search the apartment and fond no one.
• Jan. 28: Police checked out a report of a driver sitting in a vehicle on the elementary school lot for over an hour. The driver’s son was being tested at school. Police discovered the driver was under suspension so he had to make arrangements to have someone else pickup the child.
• Jan. 29: Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call from a West Main Street home. A seven yearold was playing with the phone.
• Jan. 29: Police checked out a report of juveniles using drugs in a truck parked at a Canal Road apartment complex. The truck had left the area before police arrived.
• Jan. 29: A motorist was cited for driving under suspension. The vehicle was impounded.
• Jan. 30: A driver was cited for a traffic light violation at Main and High streets.
• Jan. 30: A driver told police that her left fron wheel came off on Cumberland Street. She had a tow truck coming.
• Jan. 30: A South High Street man told police his son was unruly and buying cigarettes.
• Jan. 31: A Canal Road apartment resident said a named person was calling and texting her with threats and rude comments. Attempts to contact the caller were unsuccessful.
• Jan. 31: Police made a traffic stop on Ohio 79 at US 40 and cited a driver for an expired driver’s license.