2011-04-02 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• March 17: A Newark man was arrested in Buckeye Lake Village on a Licking County warrant.

• March 19: A Union Avenue man was cited for burning trash within the village limits.

• March 19: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.

• March 20: A Lake Mist man said someone broke into his house, damaged a door, and stole tools. The house is under construction.

• March 21: A dog bit a fiveyear old child in the face. The child’s mother didn’t believe the wound was severe enough to transport the child to the hospital.

• March 22: Walnut Road parents said a 19-year-old man asked their 15-year-old daughter to expose her breasts. The man was not a stranger. The daughter refused and her parents reported the incident but didn’t press charges against the man.

• March 22: A Walnut Road man said someone stole medication and change from his vehicle.

• March 25: Police Chief Ron Small said Jason Dobos was arrested at the Super 8 motel for drug possession. Small said Dobos possessed a few ounces of marijuana, 16 assorted bongs, pills, and cash, which he claimed was a gift from his father. Dobos was charged with felonious possession of drugs. Small said police received two complaints that Dobos was selling drugs from his hotel room.

• March 26: A Somerset man was cited for weaving out of the driving lane. He said he was talking on his cell phone.

• March 29: An East Street man attempted suicide. He was not successful.


• March 2: A Lakewood Drive mother said her son was assaulted at the bus stop. Her son said he was having an ongoing problem with a named juvenile. Police spoke to parents of both juveniles and no one wanted to press charges. Police advised the two to avoid each other.

• March 2: Two drivers were cited for stop violations. One on 4th Street at East Main Street and the other on West 2nd at Cumberland.

• March 3: Police were called by a mother at the elementary school. She was there to pick up 7 year-old son who had been removed from school due to an outburst. Her son was refusing to get into her vehicle to go home. He calmed down and got in after police arrived.

• March 3: A juvenile was detained for shoplifting at the Kroger store. She was released to her mother and theft charges will be filed.

• March 3: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd at Cumberland.

• March 4: Police were dispatched to watch for a possible impaired driver on North Street. Police saw the described vehicle as it ran a stop sign at North and 9th streets. Police stopped the vehicle, but the driver didn’t seem to be impaired. The driver was given a warning for the stop sign violation.

• March 5: Police were called at 6:30 a.m. about a suspicious vehicle driving around town slowly and pulling into driveways and cutting off its headlights. Police found the vehicle in Lake Forest. The driver was a substitute newspaper delivery person who was having trouble seeing house numbers.

• March 5: Police responded to an alarm drop at Hendrickson Axle. Everything checked OK and secure.

• March 5: A driver was cited for a traffic light violation on East Main Street at Arrowhead Boulevard.

• March 6: A manager at the Best Western reported the smell of marijuana coming from a guest room. The guest denied using drugs, but refused to allow police to search the room. The manager told the guest to leave the room.

• March 6: A Parks Avenue resident reported that someone turned on an outside water faucet while he was on vacation. He just wanted the incident documented.

• March 6: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.

• March 7: A Maple Avenue resident said her oldest daughter’s husband knocked a hole in the wall of her home. Police gave him a week to fix the hole and he was told he was no longer welcome there.

• March 7: A woman was detained for shoplifting at the Kroger store. She was arrested and taken to the police station where she was given a summons for court and released.

• March 7: A Millersport man said he had a Millersport man work on his lawn tractors in Millersport and then discovered they ended up in Hebron. A nephew of the man who was to do the work in Millersport said he saw the tractors there and asked his uncle how much he wanted for them. He paid his uncle $50 for the tractors and didn’t know they belonged to someone else. Arrangements were made to return the tractors to the rightful owner.

• March 8: Police on patrol at 3:35 a.m. found an open door at Studio Layne Hair Studio. The business checked OK and police secured the door.

• March 9: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on Burch Street at East Main.

• March 9: Police made a traffic stop on Ohio 79 at South High Street. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and the vehicle was impounded.

• March 10: A motorist was cited for traveling 63 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 10: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.

• March 10: A shoplifter was detained at the Kroger store. Police issued a summons to court and released the person from the store.

• March 11: Police were called to the Kroger store parking lot on a verbal argument between a boyfriend and his live-in girlfriend. While they were waiting to get a ride, the boyfriend was sitting in a vehicle with his girlfriend’s brother when he suddenly struck her brother in the face. He was promptly arrested for domestic violence and taken to jail.

• March 12: Police were called to a Maple Avenue home on a named person beating on the door to get in. He left before police arrived. The residents wanted him trespassed from their home.

• March 12: Police cited yet another driver for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.

• March 12: Police were called to a verbal domestic dispute at a Maple Street home. The male said he was done with his girlfriend and wanted to leave for the night. His mother also wanted him out of the house for the evening. Police took him to the Super 8 Motel in Buckeye Lake where he got a room.

• March 13: A driver was cited for driving under suspension. The vehicle was impounded.

• March 13: A Circleville woman said she believed she left her checkbook at Buckeye Outdoors. Police checked there for her, but didn’t find it.

• March 14: A motorist flagged down police to report that four railroad grain cars were rolling down the track by themselves at Coshocton Grain. A railroad employee was walking the cars down the track.

• March 14: Police on patrol at 6:30 p.m. saw a motorcyclist pop a wheelie on North High Street. He was given a warning.

• March 15: Police conducting a residence check at 3:51 a.m. found an open door. Police checked the home and everything was OK. The door was secured.

• March 15: A Lake Forest Drive woman filed a report on a violation of a protection order.

• March 15: A driver was cited for a traffic violation on East Main Street at Arrowhead Boulevard.

• March 15: A driver was cited for going 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 north of Enterprise Drive.

• March 16: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on an Ohio 79 exit ramp to US 40.

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