Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• March 5: A driver was cited for running a stop sign and driving under a suspended license.
• March 7: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• March 7: A Highland Avenue woman said her estranged husband stole her van. He said he believed the van was his because it was financed through his father and she stopped making payments. He said she asked him to take the van.
• March 8: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $20.01 in gasoline.
• March 11: A Renner Street woman she was a domestic violence victim and also threatened suicide.
• March 12: A Duke service station employee reported another customer left without paying for $20.01 in gasoline.
• March 13: A West 2nd Street man discovered that someone stole three checks from him. One was cashed for $150.
• March 13: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 14: Police were called to a Broadway Street apartment on a report of a disturbance. A mother and her juvenile daughter were arguing. Police decided they should be separated for the night. The daughter was taken to the police station to wait for her grandmother to pick her up.
• Feb. 15: A 4th Street resident reported that a tractor trailer came through the area and pulled down telephone lines.
• Feb. 16: A driver was stopped for speed and marked lanes violations on Ohio 79 at 3:36 a.m. He was found to be intoxicated and was charged with OVI. He blew a 0.172 on a BAC test.
• Feb. 17: Police picked up a man arrested by Reynoldsburg Police on a Hebron warrant. He was taken to jail.
• Feb. 17: Police were called to a South High Street home on a report of domestic violence. An elderly man said his son pushed and grabbed him, tearing his shirt. When police tried to talk with the son, he allegedly became combative. He was arrested and charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest.
• Feb. 17: A Broadway Street apartment resident complained that a debt collection agency had taken $700 out of her bank account after she gave them her account number. She told police she now believes the collection company wasn’t legitimate. Police are investigating.
• Feb. 18: Police were dispatched to a Blackberry Lane residence after a Pataskala woman said her runaway daughter was staying here.
• Feb. 19: A Broadway Street apartment resident showed police a piece of tin foil she found in her son’s room. She then gave police permission to search the room for drugs. Police found several pieces of drug paraphernalia and charges are pending.
• Feb. 19: A Thornville man reported at 2:55 a.m. that a pickup truck was blocking Wooster Street. The pickup driver was charged with improper backing and OVI. He blew a .194 on a BAC test.
• Feb. 19: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation following a crash at 9th
• Feb. 19: Police were randomly checking license plates when they discovered a Buckeye Lake man was driving under noncompliance suspension.
• Feb. 19: A Maple Avenue resident complained about harassing calls from a named woman. Police told her to stop calling.
• Feb. 19: Police responded to a call about someone screaming. Police found a juvenile fighting with his grandfather. Police learned the juvenile had his sister and was trying to run away. Police called the on-call juvenile office who said the juvenile was too young to be transported. Domestic violence charges are pending.
• Feb. 19: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police on a possible burglary with the suspect having stabbed a man the night before. The suspect had fled the area. She was found on 3rd Street. A medic unit was called for a possible drug overdose as the suspect was going in and out of consciousness.
• Feb. 19: Police checked Maple Street at 10:51 p.m. on a report of someone with a flashlight looking into a vehicle. It turned out to be the vehicle’s owner.
• Feb. 20: Police took a report on the theft of a black custom trailer from the Hoskinson- Schoedinger Funeral Home.
• Feb. 21: A summons after arrest was issued to a woman detained for attempting to steal cosmetics from the Kroger store.
• Feb. 21: A woman was issued a summons after being arrested for shoplifting at the Kroger store.
• Feb. 22: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident complained about receiving harassing text messages from a juvenile. The juvenile was advised to stop texting.
• Feb. 22: A Broadway Street apartment resident complained about repeated calls from the Atlantic Lottery seeking his banking information. The complainant said he knows the calls are a scam, but still wants them to stop. Police tried to contact Atlantic Lottery.