2011-04-09 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• March 29: An East Street woman said someone stole a lock box with $8,000 from her home.

• March 30: A Falcon Court man said someone called him, telling him he won $750,000, but had to pay $300 to claim the prize. When the Falcon Court man refused to send the money, the caller threatened to kill him. The Falcon Court man reported the incident and was advised to call his phone provider as well and possibly change his phone number.

• April 3: A Walnut Road man was arrested on multiple warrants out of Hocking County.


• March 16: A Pleasantville woman said her vehicle was hit by a black SUV at 9:30 a.m. on Kelly Drive. A report was taken.

• March 17: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.

• March 17: Police stopped a vehicle for a lines and lanes violation on East Main Street. The driver was ultimately charged with OVI.

• March 18: Police on patrol at 2:19 a.m. saw an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper trying to make a traffic stop on southbound Ohio 79 just north of the railroad tracks. The driver refused to stop and police assisted in the pursuit. The driver continued south on Ohio 79 through the Village of Buckeye Lake to Canal Road, now heading back to Hebron. The fleeing driver then turned onto South High Street and back on to Ohio 79, again heading into the Village of Buckeye Lake. The driver reversed direction in Buckeye Lake, now heading north on Ohio 79. The chase ended when the driver crashed at the Ohio 79 and I-70 interchange. The driver complained that her arm was injured and was taken to the hospital. Police found drugs in her vehicle. OSHP will be filing multiple charges. Buckeye Lake Police were not involved in the chase because they did not have an officer on duty.

• March 19: Police assisted the Hebron squad with a person with an unknown medical condition at a Canal Road apartment. Police found a man convulsing on the floor with a broken foot. He declined transport to the hospital.

• March 19: A Lakewood school bus driver reported that a man driving a black SUV passed his stopped bus. Police were unable to contact the driver.

• March 20: Police assisted Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputies with two separate BAC tests.

• March 20: A driver was cited for going 77 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 20: Police responded to an alarm drop at Heritage Sportswear. Everything was OK.

• March 20: Police stopped a driver on East Main Street and ultimately issued a citation for OVI.

• March 20: A West Main Street grandmother said her 9-year-old granddaughter was receiving harassing text messages from a girl at school. Police told the girl to stop the messages and phone calls.

• March 20: Police on patrol at 8:46 p.m. saw an open garage door on Maple Avenue. The homeowner was advised.

• March 20: Police were asked to conduct a wellbeing check on a South High Street resident. He was sleeping on the couch and denied being suicidal.

• March 21: A driver was cited for driving under suspension after being stopped by police on Ohio 79 at O’Neill Drive.

• March 21: Police were dispatched to a disturbance at 2:39 a.m. at a Canal Road apartment building. A resident had a new CD and went outside to play it in his vehicle rather than waking up everyone in his apartment. Police told him it was playing too loud and told him to call it a night and go back inside.

• March 21: Police were asked to check on the wellbeing of a 6th Street resident. The subject arrived home at the same time police rolled up. She told police she was OK.

• March 22: Police were asked to check on the welfare of a Canal Road apartment resident and her 3-year-old son because he hadn’t show up at school. The two were fine but had overslept.

• March 22: Police checked a vehicle in a handicap parking space at Krogers that wasn’t dis playing a placard. The passenger showed police a placard.

• March 23: A driver was cited for driving under non-compliance and court suspensions and failure to reinstate an OVI suspension. Her vehicle was impounded.

• March 23: A Buckeye Street resident said his lawn mower was stolen while it was at a West Main Street address for repairs.

• March 24: Police assisted a LCSO deputy with a traffic stop on Ohio 79.

• March 24: Police issued two separate citations for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 24: A driver was cited for a traffic light violation on West Main Street at 8th Street.

• March 25: A driver was cited for going 63 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• March 25: Police were called about a chocolate lab that walked into the Kroger store at 9:02 a.m. Police were unfamiliar with the dog. However, several people expressed interest in caring for the dog so police didn’t call the animal shelter.

• March 25: Police on patrol at 7:10 p.m. saw a suspicious person walking south along Ohio 79 at the Speedway station. The man told police he got into an argument with his wife and he decided to leave for the night. After police confirmed his story and her wellbeing with his wife, he was given a ride to is brother’s home in Buckeye Lake.

• March 26: Police were sent to a Raspberry Circle home to do a welfare check on the caller’s mother. The mother and her boyfriend were OK.

• March 26: Police on patrol noticed two prescription bottles lying along Canal Road. One contained Prozac and the other was seizure medication. The labels showed they belonged to a Buckeye Lake man. Police contacted him who said he had thrown them away along the roadway and now wanted police to destroy them. He was told to come in and sign for them and then they could be thrown away.

• March 26: A Greenbriar Lane man reported that someone had broken out the rear window on his F-150 pickup truck. Police took photos and a statement.

• March 27: Police assisted a LCSO deputy with a BAC test.

• March 27: Police were dispatched with the fire department on a report of a fire in an oven. Police found the oven in the front yard. Police said the man appeared to be intoxicated. Firefighter checked out the oven and his kitchen.

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