Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• March 16: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• March 16: A Buckeye Lake officer assisted in pursuing Union Township resident Matthew Dull who, on a motorcycle, led several officers on a high-speed chase through Union Township and Buckeye Lake Village. According to the report, Dull managed to elude police and arrive at his Blacks Road home, but it wasn’t long before officers discovered his motorcycle, surrounded his house, and arrested him. Dull was charged with felony fleeing, reckless operation, and several traffic violations.
• March 17: A driver was cited for having a malfunctioning rear license plate light.
• March 17: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• March 18: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $46.77 in gasoline.
• March 18: A Walnut Road resident discovered several items were removed from her vehicle.
• March 19: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• March 19: A Walnut Road resident was cited for allowing two dogs to roam at large. The dogs’ owner was cited for not registering them.
• March 20: A Walnut Road woman reported her driver’s license and an important key missing.
• Feb. 23: Police took a report after a driver left without paying for $50.32 in fuel at Duke Station.
• Feb. 23: A motorist flagged down an officer to report seeing a bike in the weeds along the Evans Park walking path. Police put the bike in the evidence storage area as found property.
• Feb. 23: A Newark man working at Harry & David’s reported that the windows were broken out of his vehicle while it was in the employee parking lot. Several items were stolen.
• Feb. 24: A manager at Sunfield Equipment reported the theft of checks.
• Feb. 24: A Canal Road apartment resident complained about unwanted calls and text messages from her ex-boyfriend. Police told him to stop.
• Feb. 25: Police were called at 6:09 a.m. to the Kroger store on a report of an intoxicated man causing a disturbance. Police found the man near the deli. He told police he was upset because some friends had left him in the parking lot. He was given a courtesy ride to his Raspberry Court home.
• Feb. 25: Police on patrol in the Lake Forest subdivision saw several vehicles that had been sprayed with shaving cream.
• Feb. 26: A Hamilton Avenue woman complained that her grandson wasn’t doing what she told him to do. She wanted him off her property. Police advised her that it was a civil matter.
• Feb. 26: A driver was cited for going 67 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Feb. 26: A Canal Road apartment resident flagged down an officer who was checking the parking lot. The complainant said a named man had pushed his child. He wanted charges filed. Police took statements that will be reviewed for possible charges by a prosecutor.
• Feb. 27: A Broadway Street apartment resident told police that her 17-year-old son was refusing to go to school. After police spoke with him, he eventually agreed to let his mother drive him to school.
• Feb. 27: A driver was stopped for going 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40 She was ultimately charged with excessive speed, an open container and OVI.
• Feb. 27: A driver was cited for going 48 mph in a 35 mph zone on South High Street and a stop sign violation.
• Feb. 27: A South 4th Street resident complained that a South High Street neighbor had been shooting cats. Police spoke with the neighbor who said he hadn’t been home much and had not been shooting any cats. There was no evidence that he had been shooting anything and the complainant had only heard something that might have been gunshots.