2011-04-23 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• April 15: A Duke service station employee reported that a customer left without paying for $26.95 in gasoline.

• April 16: A Crane Lake woman said someone vandalized her pontoon boat. She said she may know who did it.

• April 17: A 4th Street woman found a male acquaintance asleep on her couch when he wasn’t invited to stay at the house. She didn’t ask for charges against the man, but she asked an officer to make it clear to the man that he couldn’t just walk into the house and sleep on the couch uninvited.


• April 1: Police responded to an alarm drop at Hendrickson Axle. The building checked secure.

• April 2: Police responded to a complaint about loud music at 1:06 a.m. at a Hamilton Avenue home. The resident said he didn’t think it was that loud. Police disagreed and told him to turn it down or be cited.

• April 2: Police watched northbound Ohio 79 for a possible impaired driver. No impaired driver was seen.

• April 2: Police were dispatched at 5:13 a.m. to check Ohio 79 south of US 40 for a person laying in the roadway and trying to flag down traffic. A truck driver had stopped at the scene when police arrived. Police found a 27-year-old man on the ground who said he had been walking home from a bar when he started having severe chest pain and collapsed. The squad took him to the hospital.

• April 2: Police were called to Buckeye Outdoors about a suicidal person who had just bought a knife. The 20-year-old man was with his father. Police were able to take control of the knife and he became very hostile. A Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was assisting police was also on the Crisis Intervention Team. The deputy “pink slipped” the man for evaluation at Licking Memorial Hospital. Police took him to the hospital.

• April 2: Police got information that a subject they wanted to interview concerning a case was at a Buckeye Lake trailer. The person was also wanted on a Hocking County felony warrant. With assistance from Buckeye Lake Police, the man was found hiding in the shower. Police took a statement from him before Buckeye Lake Police took him to jail on the warrant.

• April 3: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a BAC test.

• April 3: Police were dispatched to a Hebron Road address on a report of gunshots fired. A neighbor told police that a nearby transformer had exploded.

• April 3: Police responded to an alarm drop at Heritage Sportswear. The building checked OK.

• April 3: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a BAC test.

• April 4: Police cited a driver for going 65 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• April 4: Police checked out a report of a vehicle in the backyard of a Buckeye Street home. There was no vehicle there when police arrived.

• April 4: The ex-wife of a South High Street resident told police he was housing up to six juveniles at his home. She said none of them had beds and were having to sleep on wooden floors. Police referred the report to Childrens Services.

• April 4: A Kelly Court woman called police about harassing phone calls. She said a named woman was calling her husband’s cell phone. Police told the other woman to stop calling.

• April 4: Police were called to a Broadway Street apartment on a complaint of menacing. The resident said a man she helps with his finances might be jealous of her boyfriend. Police told the man not to bother her.

• April 4: An employee at the Duke staion said a named man complained that she had shortchanged him $10. She said the man agreed to return the $10 if her drawer came up short $10. It did, but the man had not caome back to repay it. Police contacted the man and gave him two days to repay the $10 or face theft by deception charges.

• April 5: Police were calleda t 1:43 a.m. about two juveniles with flashlights walking through the Lake Forest subdivision. Police discovered that one of hem was a runaway from Newark. He was taken home and released to his father.

• April 5: Police were asked to standby as a landlord checked a Maple Avenue home after the tenant had been evicted.

• April 5: Police were called to Renosol on an unresponsive employee. A Buckeye Lake officer on the Crisis Intervention Team determined that she needed a mental evaluation. Police took her to the hospital.

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