Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Feb. 17: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $40.01 in gasoline, and another left that day without paying for $20 in gasoline.
• Feb. 17: Police assisted Hebron Police with an unruly, intoxicated man who was belligerent and physically refusing arrest. A person at the residence said the man mixed alcohol with a medication. Earlier, the man had a physical altercation with his father. The officers eventually subdued the man and placed him under arrest. He was charged with assault.
• Feb. 18: North Bank Road residents told police they witnessed someone loading their property into a pick-up truck and fleeing the scene. An officer saw a pick-up matching the description and stopped it. A passenger admitted to grabbing the property and leaving with it, saying he was out “junking.” The Buckeye Lake man was charged with receiving stolen goods and transported to jail.
• Feb. 22: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 2: A Christopher Drive resident said a named man was harassing him over the phone. That man told police he was the one being harassed. Both parties were advised to avoid each other.
• Feb. 3: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Kroger Pharmacy at 4:31 a.m. Employees had accidentally tripped it.
• Feb. 3: Police responded at 6:35 a.m. to an alarm drop at Crown Lift Trucks. Police found an unsecured door. The building checked OK and police secured the door.
• Feb. 4: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a BAC test.
• Feb. 5: Police were dispatched at 12:25 a.m. to check on a Buckeye Lake officer who was not responding to radio calls after he was dispatched on a report of an assault at Scooter’s. While enroute, the Buckeye Lake officer requested assistance with an uncooperative subject. Police arrived seconds later and the man calmed down and agreed to go to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
• Feb. 5: A driver was charged with OVI. His vehicle was also impounded since it was his second OVI charge within six years.
• Feb. 5: Police on patrol at 2:59 a.m. saw four vehicles travelling down a gravel road near Brad’s Recycling. A Licking County deputy stopped one of the vehicles and police stopped another. That driver said they were heading in the wrong direction. The driver passed a field sobriety test.
• Feb. 5: Four drivers were cited for excessive speed on Ohio 79 at US 40. Two were doing 65 mph in the 50 mph zone, one 64 mph and the other 69 mph.
• Feb. 6: A driver was cited for driving67mphna50mphzone.
• Feb. 6: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at Sunset Drive. Police also cited the driver for driving under suspension.
• Feb. 6: Police assisted the Ohio State Ohio Patrol after a motorcycle being pursued by Heath Police just north of the village limits. The motorcycle ended up inside the village limits.