2011-09-10 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Aug. 21: An officer was dispatched to a room at the Super 8 Hotel where a woman said another woman stole several items from her. After a while it was revealed that the other woman hid the items as a prank. However, when the officer was shown the “stolen” items, he noticed that drug paraphernalia was among them. The first woman was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and the other woman was charged with obstructing official business.

• Aug. 29: An officer received an anonymous tip that a woman was selling pills illegally. The woman was questioned, but not charged with any offense.

• Aug. 29: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Aug. 31: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Aug. 31: A driver was cited for failure to display a license plate.

• Aug. 31: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Aug. 31: A Walnut Road man said someone stole gas from his vehicle.

• Aug. 31: A juvenile reported he was threatened while waiting at a school bus stop.

• Aug. 31: Two drivers were cited for running a stop sign at the intersection of Mill Dam and Hunts Landing roads.

• Aug. 31: A driver was cited for traveling 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Aug. 31: An intoxicated man was found wandering around the wastewater treatment plant. The man refused to tell police where he lived and anyone who knew him wouldn’t allow him into their homes. The man continued to refuse to co-operate and was charged with disorderly conduct and trespassing.

• Sept. 3: A Central Avenue man was charged with assaulting his live-in girlfriend.

• Sept. 4: A Duke service station employee reported that a customer left without paying for $37 in gasoline.

• Sept. 5: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Sept. 5: Two drivers were cited for running a stop sign at the intersection of Mill Dam and Hunts Landing roads.

• Sept. 5: A driver was cited for running a stop sign at the intersection of Mill Dam and Hunts Landing roads and having an invalid driver’s license.

• Sept. 6: A driver was cited for running a stop sign at the intersection of Mill Dam and Hunts Landing roads.

Hebron

• July 17: A Lake Forest Drive resident complained about a person in a vehicle tape recording area residents. Police were unable to locate the described vehicle.

• July 18: A motorist was cited for driving 52 mph in a 35 mph zone on Canal Road.

• July 18: A West Cumberland Street resident told police he was backing into his driveway when a pickup truck struck his rear bumper and took off. He was unable to provide a license number. Police took photos and a report.

• July 18: A Hamilton Avenue woman reported that four red reflectors were taken out of her yard.

• July 18: A Frazeysburg man working at Harry & David’s said someone stole the catalytic converter of his vehicle while he was at work.

• July 18: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a report of a woman in Buckeye Lake who had taken a large amount of bath salts. No Buckeye Lake officers were on duty.

• July 19: A driver was cited for a traffic light violation on Ohio 79 at O’Neill Drive.

• July 19: Two drivers were cited for excessive speed in a 50 mph-zone on Ohio 79; one at 73 mph and the other at 67 mph.

• July 20: Police checked out an occupied disabled vehicle on an Ohio 79 off-ramp to US 40. Police discovered that the driver was intoxicated. He was charged with OVI and blew a .139 on a BAC test.

• July 20: Police were dispatched to assist the Hebron squad with an injured child at a Canal Road apartment. The female child had been injured in the genital area. Her mother’s explanation for the injury was backed up by two witnesses.

• July 21: A West Main Street resident came to the police station to complain that someone had sprayed ketchup on his vehicle. While police were taking the report at his residence, they noticed two other vehicles in the area that had also been sprayed with ketchup. A Westview Drive resident later reported that flour had been thrown all over her vehicle.

• July 21: Police took a report after a pedestrian was struck by a truck’s mirror in a crosswalk in the Kroger parking lot. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

• July 22: A Greenbriar Lane resident told police that the windshield, roof and back window of her vehicle had been scratched.

• July 22: A Kelly Drive woman told police that her neighbor’s do didn’t have water during a hot day so she gave it a dish of water and misted it with a hose. The neighbor said the dog had water in its house and he didn’t want the neighbor on his property. Both parties were advised to stay on their own property.

• July 24. Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $19.01 in gasoline.

• July 25: A Blackberry Lane mother told police that her 18 year-old and 14 year-old sons were smoking marijuana in their bedroom. Police arrived and found both sons in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The 18 year-old was arrested on a Dublin Police warrant and turned over to Dublin Police. Hebron charges are pending.

• July 26: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $25.01 in gasoline.

• July 28: Police were stopped in the parking lot a Canal Road apartment complex by a resident who had seen two people dressed in black leave an apartment and run into a nearby cornfield. Police checked the cornfield, but didn’t find anyone. There were no signs of forced entry to the apartment.

• July 28: Police on patrol at 1:52 a.m. saw a vehicle that had been driven thru a fence at the end of Burch Street. The driver said he had been distracted by his girlfriend and thought he was on the entrance ramp to Ohio 79. Police charged the driver with OVI and failure to control.

• July 29: Police were called to the Kroger store about a suspicious vehicle. The occupants had just purchased 13 packs of toilet paper and appeared to be juveniles.

The vehicle left heading east on US 40 before police arrived.

• July 29: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police with a foot pursuit in Leisure Village. The Buckeye Lake officer lost visual sight of the subject. Police helped patrol the area, but the known individual was not spotted.

• July 30: A driver was cited for expired license plates on Ohio 79.

• July 30: Police were called about juveniles in the recycling paper bin at the elementary school. Three juveniles said they had been collecting magazines dumped in the bin.

• July 31: Police on patrol saw two female juveniles riding an ATV on East Cumberland Street. When police headed toward them, they fled on the vehicle to a Lake Forest Drive home. Police spoke with their father about the incident and told him they couldn’t be driving it on the roadways.

• July 31: A driver was cited for expired license plates on Enterprise Drive.

• Aug. 1: Police stopped three juveniles walking along North Street at 1:27 a.m. Curfew violations are pending.

• Aug. 1: A Canal Road apartment resident said a juvenile nephew who is staying with her reported that a man tried to grab his arm while he was taking out the trash. He managed to escape.

• Aug. 1: Police were called about several juveniles hanging around a vending machine at the Canyon Car Wash. Police spoke with them and were told that their grandma didn’t have any pop in her house so she gave them $20 to get some out of the machine.

Kirkersville

• Aug. 14: A Columbus resident was cited for driving without a valid drivers license.

• Aug. 14: A Thornville resident was cited for driving 83 in a 65 miles per hour zone on I-70.

• Aug. 15: A Buckeye Lake resident was cited for driving 87 miles per hour on I-70 and for reckless operation.

• Aug. 18: A Cincinnati resident was cited for driving 87 miles per hour on I-70 and for reckless operation.

• Aug. 19: Five citations were issued on I-70 to drivers traveling in excess of 84 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone, one resulting in a mandatory court appearance for a driver who had three moving violations within 12 months.

• Aug. 24: Kirkersville Police located a man in a local motel that the Columbus Police reported missing. The man was found in good health and reunited with his family.

• Aug. 25: Officers responded to a Hamilton Street residence on a report of a verbal dispute. A man and woman, both intoxicated, were arguing in the roadway. Both were interviewed. After the couple calmed down, they agreed to part ways for the remainder of the evening. No charges were filed.

• Aug. 26: Officers located a juvenile who was reported missing, but the juvenile fled officers several times, often crossing roadways without regard to traffic. The pursuit was terminated for the juvenile’s safety. He was later located in a field near his home. Charges are pending.

• Aug. 27: A Columbus man was cited for driving under suspension, no driver’s license, and several equipment violations while traveling US 40.

• Aug. 27: An Indiana resident was cited for driving in excess of 90 miles per hour on I-70 and cited for reckless operation.

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