Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Feb. 1: A West 5th Street woman was arrested on warrant out of Michigan.
• Feb. 5: Police were dispatched to a Walnut Road home where a Columbus man was believed to have attempted suicide, although the man denied it. He was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital to treat wounds that others believed were self-inflicted. The hospital was advised of the suspected suicide attempt.
• Feb. 5: An officer arrived at a Buckeye Lake bar where a person who was just in a bar fight was assaulted in the parking lot after the fight ended. The person said the man who assaulted him was a friend of the person he was fighting in the bar. The assaulted man was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital.
• Feb. 5: An officer responded to a domestic violence report between an angry son and his parents. No charges were filed.
• Feb. 6: A Union Avenue man said someone stole several items from his camper.
• Feb. 7: A Duke service station employee said a customer left without paying for $20.01 in gas.
• Jan. 18: A Hamilton Avenue resident reported that an elderly and apparently disoriented man was walking down Hamilton Avenue. Police did not see the man.
• Jan. 18: Police assisted the squad with an overdose on Blackberry Lane.
• Jan. 18: Police took a report on a private property accident in the Heritage Sportswear parking lot.
• Jan. 18: A Kelly Drive mother called about a dispute between her daughter and her boyfriend. It was a verbal argument and both parties left the home for the night.
• Jan. 20: A Canal Road apartment resident told police that her daughter-in-law’s boyfriend had threatened her. She said he had moved his belongings out of her house, but she wanted police to document the incident. The man denied making any threats.
• Jan. 20: Police assisted a Licking County Humane Society officer making a welfare check on some animals on South High Street. No one was there.
• Jan. 20: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident complained about threatening text messages from a named man. He told police she had threatened him. Police told them both to avoid each other.
• Jan. 21: A driver was cited for going 54 mph in a 35 mph zone on South High Street.
• Jan. 21: Police took a report on a juvenile detained at the Kroger store for shoplifting.
• Jan. 21: While police were at the store concerning the previous report, a loss prevention officer stopped an adult for shoplifting. He was arrested and charged.
• Jan. 21: Police were dispatched to a reported disturbance at the Broadway Street apartments. Police found a very intoxicated resident out in the hallway. After he made several comments about wanting police to kill him, police called the squad to take him to the hospital for evaluation. He agreed to go voluntarily.
• Jan. 21: A Raspberry Circle resident told police that she let a named man borrow her phone to make a call and he ended up sending unauthorized text messages. He was advised not to use her phone anymore.
• Jan. 21: Police checked out a report of a disturbance on South High Street at 10:15 p.m. They didn’t see any disturbance.
• Jan. 22: A driver was cited for driving under non-compliance suspension and OVI suspension. A pre-impound inventory of the vehicle turned up two open containers of Bud Lite in the trunk.
• Jan. 22: A random computer license plate check came back as an administrative license suspension. The driver was cited for driving under suspension and required to go before a judge.
• Jan. 23: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at North 5th and East Main streets.
• Jan. 23: A driver was cited on Canal Road for expired plates.
• Jan. 23: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at an Ohio 79 off ramp to US 40.
• Jan. 23: Police were dispatched to a Walnut Road address in Buckeye Lake at 8:31 p.m. on a reported active domestic dispute. Buckeye Lake Police were in Newark. Two men had been arguing outside. Since neither had any sign of injury, they agreed to separate for the night.
• Jan. 23: An East Main Street resident complained that a named woman was harassing her with phone calls and texts.
• Jan. 24: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation on Enterprise Drive at North High Street.
• Jan. 25: A North Street woman told police that her husband had threatened to commit suicide. A Crisis Intervention officer evaluated him and he was released.
• Jan. 25: A driver was cited for going 68 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Jan. 25: A North Street resident asked police to tell his neighbors to stop driving on his property.
• Jan. 25: A West O’Neill Drive resident reported seeing four men stealing a storm drain grate from the side of the roadway.
• Jan. 25: A Newark woman told police that her father who lives in Hebron was getting calls demanding his bank account information. Police called the number the man left and identified themselves.. He man immediately hung up. Police advise to never give anyone personal financial information to anyone calling on the phone.
• Jan. 26: A drive was cited for going 69 mph in a 50 mph zone on I-70.
• Jan. 26: Police took a report of a drive-off at the Kroger Fuel Center.
• Jan 28: Two separate drivers were cited for going 69 mph and 64 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79.