Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• April 17: An officer was dispatched to a fight at the end of West 1st Street. One of the combatants was a 20 year old male who was intoxicated and on probation. He was transported to the police station for a BAC test. At the station, he became violently angry and had to be subdued. He was charged with underage consumption and disorderly conduct.
• April 21: An officer assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol by stopping an SUV the patrol was tracking down. The Buckeye Lake officer detained the driver until a trooper arrived.
• April 23: A Walnut Road woman said someone entered her home and stole a laptop computer.
• April 25: A Walnut Road woman said someone entered her vehicle without permission, but stole nothing.
• April 25: Another Walnut Road woman said someone rummaged through her vehicle as well, and also stole nothing.
• April 25: An officer assisted an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper with a traffic stop. The trooper detained two males who possessed drugs and syringes. One man admitted to possession while the other strongly denied knowing anything about the drugs or paraphernalia.
• April 5: Police picked up a soon-to-be released Franklin County prisoner on a Hebron warrant and took him to the Licking County jail.
• April 6: Police were called at 3:15 a.m. on a civil dispute between a mother and daughter at a Broadway Street apartment. The 19-year-old said her mother wouldn’t let her leave and take her baby with her. Her mother told police that she was concerned about the baby being with her daughter’s husband. Police saw no physical signs of abuse and told the mother they couldn’t stop her daughter from going home to her husband. She was advised to contact Childrens Services if she thought the baby was in harm’s way.
• April 6: Police made a traffic top on Newark Street. The driver was cited for expired plates and an expired driver’s license.
• April 6: Police were called to the Kroger store on a juvenile detained for shoplifting. Her mother gave police permission to question her and said she could drive herself home after they were finished talking with her. Juvenile charges are pending.
• April 6: Police were called to the Kroger store on a possible theft. A loss prevention employee was having difficulty controlling the person. The man had been previously trespassed from the store. The man said he knew he had been trespassed but said he goes into the store all the time. He was given a court summons for criminal trespass.
• April 6: Police were called to a Canal Road apartment on a 6 year-old being threatened by an 8-year-old. The 8 year-old boy told the 6 year-old girl he was going to get a pocket knife and stab her. The two were told to stay away from each other.
• April 6: A driver was cited for going 64 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• April 7: Police were called at 4:07 a.m. about a domestic dispute between two women at a Canal Road apartment.
• April 7: Police were told that an evicted tenant had broken into a Maple Avenue house. Police learned that the former resident had found an unlocked side door to get into the house. She told police that numerous tools that she owned were now missing. Poice contacted the owner’s attorney who claimed the tools were abandoned property. The tools were returned to her and she was permitted to retrieve her property after she was locked out after the owner had changed locks.
• April 7: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a BAC test.
• April 7: Police are investigating a claim from a Canal Road apartment resident that here separated husband had taken her Playstation 3 and several games.
• April 7: A named man gave police $60 to repay a North 8th Street man who had prepaid to have his driveway seal coated. The prepayment was made on March 21 and the reluctant contractor had not returned to do the work and had made excuses when asked to refund the prepayment.
• April 8: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on West 2nd Street at Cumberland.
• April 8: A driver was cited for going 67 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.