Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Feb. 8: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Myers Avenue.
• Feb. 8: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Feb. 8: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Feb. 8: A Thornville man was cited for driving with expired plates and a suspended driver’s license.
• Feb. 9: An officer was dispatched to Family Dollar after a shoplifter was reported. The shoplifter first denied the incident, but later confessed.
• Feb. 10: A Lake Drive man said someone entered his home and stole several items. He thought he knew the culprit.
• Feb. 12: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 13: A Walnut Road man found a 1.8 ounce bag of marijuana and turned it in to police.
• Feb. 13: Officer assisted Licking County Animal Control in catching an aggressive dog running loose.
• Feb. 13: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Feb. 13: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Feb. 13: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 15: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 15: A Walnut Road man was arrested on a warrant out of Morgan County.
• Jan. 28: Police arrested a man wanted on a Licking County Sheriff’s Office warrant. He was taken to jail.
• Jan. 29: A Driver was cited for lines and lanes, and OVI. A passenger was charged with an open container of alcohol.
• Jan. 29: Police saw an elderly man walking through the municipal complex parking lot at 5:13 a.m. He was confused and disoriented. Police took him to his West Main Street home.
• Jan. 29: Police asked the street department to clear obstructions from the roadway at Ohio 79 and Enterprise Drive.
• Jan. 29: Police found four juveniles skateboarding at the elementary school. They were warned not to skateboard there.
• Jan. 29: Police were called to a Hamilton Avenue home on a report of domestic violence. A young adult said his great grandmother had slapped him for cursing at her. The 84 year-old woman told police he was screaming at here and walking toward her so she smacked him. There were no marks on his face and police decided the 19-year-old should leave for the night.
• Jan. 30: A Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy asked police to check the Best Western motel at 4:44 a.m. to see if anyone had checked in after 1:30 a.m. One man had checked in around 4 a.m. The deputy said the man was their suspect in the theft of money and guns. Police assisted deputies in the arrest. No guns were found in the room. The man was taken to jail.
• Jan. 30: A driver was cited for going 69 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Jan. 31: A Thornville resident reported following a reckless driver going eastbound on East Main Street and then turning into a business. Police arrived to find the business owner laying on the ground in outside his business. Police called the squad and he was taken to the hospital. Police also contacted a relative.
• Jan. 31: Police were dispatched with the squad on a report of a woman laying in a front yard on 2nd Street. She was taken to the hospital.
• Jan. 31: Police assisted with traffic and crowd control at a fire scene on Sands Drive.
• Jan. 31: Police checked the Christopher Court area for a man and woman who were seen opening a mailbox on Kelly Court. Police didn’t see them.
• Jan. 31: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police with a rolling domestic. Police helped handcuff the male half and took the female half home while Buckeye Lake took the man to jail.
• Jan. 31: A Pataskala man told police that a trailer stolen in Hebron had been recovered on Beaver Run Road in Harrison Township.
• Feb. 1: A Broadway Street apartment resident reported that a van had been running for three hours in the parking lot. The man told police he was staying with his brother who lives in one of the apartments. He said they weren’t getting along so he was just sleeping in his van. He was asked to move the van away from the building.
• Feb. 1: Police were called to Buckeye Outdoors after a person tried to purchase a firearm while under a civil protection order.
• Feb. 2: Police picked up a man wanted on a Hebron warrant after the Perry County Sheriff’s Office arrested him. He was taken to jail.