Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Reports weren’t available this week. We’ll catch up next week.
• Dec. 12: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $41.04 in fuel.
• Dec. 12: A man told police his ex-wife disciplined their son by taking away his cell phone. The complainant said the phone belonged to him and he wanted it back. Police spoke with his exwife and she eventually returned it to him.
• Dec. 12: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police with an active domestic between a father and his son in a trailer on West 1st Street.
• Dec. 12: A manager at a florist shop told police that a delivery person had delivered flowers to a Blackberry Lane address with the same house number as the intended Raspberry Circle home. The manager said there was a confrontation when he tried to pickup the flowers and take them to the correct address. Police documented the incident.
• Dec. 12: A Forest Ridge woman told police she believed her juvenile son-in-law took $20 and two blank checks from her bedroom. Police are investigating.
• Dec. 13: A manager at the Subway restaurant reported the theft of the hand dryer valued at $500 from the men’s restroom. Police are reviewing security videos.
• Dec. 14: A Canal Road woman told police that a male driver screamed at her about her driving at the Duke station. He left before police arrived.
• Dec. 16: A Canal Road apartment resident said her female neighbor had been harassing her. She said the woman calls her names when they pass each other and has been telling other tenants that she’s going to beat her up. The complainant told police she plans to seek a protection order.
• Dec. 17: The woman accused in the previous report of harassing her neighbor told police that someone egged her vehicle overnight.
• Dec. 17: A Thurston woman said she had some property at her father’s home in Hebron, but he didn’t want her on the premises. Police contacted her father who agreed to leave the items outside. Police went with her when she came to pick them up.
• Dec. 17: A Licking County adult probation officer asked police to check out a reports that a Canal Road apartment resident had violated his parole by consuming alcohol. Police asked the man whether he had been drinking and he allegedly stated that he had drunk the night before. His probation officer asked police to arrest him and he was taken to jail.
• Dec. 17: Police responded to an alarm drop at Hendrickson Axle. The building checked secure and a keyholder was notified to reset the alarm.
• Dec. 17: Police received a report about several individuals with open containers in a vehicle in the Kroger store parking lot. The vehicle was leaving when police arrived. Police didn’t have cause to stop the vehicle, but was able to do a stop and talk when the vehicle stopped at the Speedway gas station. Two occupants allegedly admitted to having open containers and were cited. The driver was tested for OVI, but was not charged.
• Dec. 18: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a report of a suspicious person at a National Road residence at 5:40 a.m. The resident said a man dressed in camo knocked on his door, asking him to let him charge his cell phone. The man shut the door and called police. The man walked up while police were there. He said his vehicle had broken down in Buckeye Lake and he needed to charge his cell phone so he could call for help. Police checked his identity and gave him a courtesy ride to the Kroger store.
• Dec. 18: Police stopped a vehicle on North High Street at Enterprise Drive for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. The driver was cited and a loaded firearm in the glove compartment was confiscated since the driver didn’t have a permit for it.
• Dec. 18: Police responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in the Kroger store parking lot. Police found the driver at the fuel center. The driver said he had drunk two beers and consented to a field sobriety test. He later said he was unable to complete the test due to his medical condition. Since police hadn’t seen any clues in the tests he completed, he was told to get a ride home.
• Dec. 18: A Raspberry Circle resident told police that her husband and his brother had gotten in to an argument and shoving match after the brother came home from the hospital. There were no injuries and both parties calmed down.
• Dec. 19: Police were called to another argument involving the brothers in the previous report. Police worked out an agreement between them.
• Dec. 19: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at North High Street and Enterprise Drive. Police also cited the driver for driving under suspension.
• Dec. 19: A property owner told police that a former named property manager had taken between $1,500 to $5,000. Police are investigating.
• Dec. 19: A Westview Drive resident flagged down an officer to report the theft of a bike from their front yard.
• Dec. 20: A manager at Bowman Tire reported that man who appeared to be intoxicated come into the store and wanted to use the phone. The man eventually left, saying he was going to Kroger’s to make his call. Police found the there and took him home. Upon arrival, he said he should go to the emergency room because his side hurt. Police called the squad, but the man refused treatment.
• Dec. 21: A driver was cited for failure to assure clear distance ahead after striking the rear of a vehicle slowing for the railroad tracks across Ohio 79.
• Dec. 21: The Hebron squad requested assistance with a man complaining about sore ribs. He was the same man involved earlier in an argument with his brother and had refused treatment when police brought him home from the Kroger store. Once again he refused to go to the hospital.
• Dec. 21: Police were called to Heritage Sportswear on a report of a theft. A woman was issued a summons to court in lieu of arrest.
• Dec. 22: Heath Police reported that a tanker truck headed south on Ohio 79 was leaking some kind of fluid on the roadway. Police watched for but didn’t see the truck.
• Dec. 22: Police were called to a Raspberry Circle home after a resident, who had twice refused medical treatment, once again requested a squad for injuries he claimed occurred in a fight with his brother on Dec. 18. This time he agreed to be taken to the hospital.
• Dec. 23: Police took a report on a break-in at a West Main Street home.
• Dec. 24: A driver was cited for going 70 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Dec. 25: Police responded to an attempted suicide at a West Main Street home.
• Dec. 25: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $21.93 of fuel.
• Dec. 25: A caller reported a possible impaired driver in a blue pickup with deer antlers mounted on the cab. Santa might have a new ride, but police didn’t see it.