Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Jan. 27: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• Jan. 28: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $30 in gasoline.
• Jan. 29: A West 1st Street man who had a warrant for his arrest turned himself in to authorities.
• Jan. 30: An American Electric Power employee said a West 5th Street residence was receiving electricity illegally.
• Jan. 31: An officer pulled over a Columbus man for driving at night with no headlights on, when a female passenger told the officer she was being held against her will. According to the report, the man became very angry and belligerent toward the officer and the woman. The officer arrested the man, who was extremely uncooperative during the arrest. The man was charged with disorderly conduct and transported to Licking County jail.
• Jan. 31: A Lake Street woman said someone stole several items from her vehicle.
• Jan. 11: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident said her exhusband was banging on her door and yelling. He left before police arrived.
• Jan. 11: Police responded to an alarm drop at a Lake Forest Drive home. It was accidentally tripped.
• Jan. 11: An Elm Street resident told police she believes some of her jewelry has been stolen.
• Jan. 12: A Broadway Street resident complained that her exboyfriend kept calling her. Police told him to stop calling.
• Jan. 12: A Canal Road apartment resident complained about a loud noise in the upstairs apartment, saying it sounded like a fight. Police checked it out and found that there had been no fight.
• Jan. 13: A North Maple Street resident told police that someone tried to break-in his home overnight.
• Jan. 15: A driver was cited for going 67 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Jan. 15: A Raspberry Circle resident reported that a named woman threatened her with a knife after a verbal dispute. The incident is being reviewed by a prosecutor for possible charges.
• Jan. 15: The Licking County Sheriff’s Office asked police to check a field off Mill Dam Road for a vehicle doing doughnuts. No one was there when police arrived.
• Jan. 16: A driver was cited for expired license plates.
• Jan. 16: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at Morrison and North High streets.
• Jan. 16: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at the intersection of North High Street and Enterprise Drive. The driver nearly struck a police cruiser.
• Jan. 16: A Canal Road apartment resident complained about several juveniles knocking on her door and then running away. Police didn’t have any contact with juveniles in the area.
• Jan. 16: A driver was cited for expired tags on East Main Street at Arrowhead Boulevard.
• Jan. 16: A Forest Ridge Drive resident reported that someone tried to break into her home. There was damage to the door near the lock.
• Jan. 16: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on an Ohio 79 off-ramp to US 40.
• Jan. 17: A driver was cited for using fictitious tags.
• Jan. 17: A Kelly Drive woman complained about numerous calls from a man claiming to be with Publishers Clearing House. He was calling to get her to send money to collect a prize. Police advised her not to give him any information or money. Police were hung up on when they called the number the man left.
• Jan. 17: A Raspberry Circle man wanted police to document that he believes someone put something in his vehicle’s gas tank.
• Jan. 17: A Kelly Drive man reported the theft of gas from his truck.
• Jan. 17: A driver was warned for lines and lanes and cited for an expired driver’s license.
• Jan. 17: A driver was cited for going 54 mph in a 35 mph zone on South High Street at Sunset.
• Jan. 18: Police were called at 1:10 a.m. about several subjects said to be partying and vandalizing a silver Pontiac. Police found two men there who admitted painting on the vehicle, claiming it was a prank. The vehicle’s owner arrived and told police he knew the subjects and didn’t want to make a report.