Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• May 4: An officer stopped a man who was riding a bicycle after a person told the officer that the rider stole it. As the officer was speaking to the bicycle rider, two women told the officer they witnessed the man beating on windows in the Family Dollar shopping area and that he heavily damaged a shopping cart. The man admitted to damaging the cart and was charged with criminal mischief.
• May 5: An officer responded to a noise complaint and found a man was playing guitar and singing very loudly. When the officer arrived, the man began shouting obscenities and the officer asked for assistance from Hebron Police. The man was shouting at neighbors as well. He refused to co-operate with officers and was charged with disorderly conduct.
• May 7: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• May 7: A driver was cited for traveling 32 in a 20 miles per hour zone on Myers Avenue.
• May 7: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• April 21: A Pataskala woman told police at 3:15 a.m. that she feared her ex-boyfriend, who lives at a Lakewood Drive apartment, might be at her home in Pataskala. She asked police to check for him at his apartment. Police had no contact with him there and asked Pataskala Police to check her residence.
• April 21: Police checked out a baseball game at Evans Park and found some vehicles parked on the grass. An announcement was made that parking on the grass is prohibited. The vehicles were moved off the grass.
• April 21: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police with an active domestic dispute with a reported assault at a Parks Street home. Three family members were still involved in a verbal dispute when police arrived. Police stoodby until the parties were separated.
• April 22: A Canal Road apartment resident told police that her son told her that a juvenile classmate had posted a comment hinting possible suicide on Facebook. Police checked it out.
• April 23: Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up at a Hebron Road trailer park. A woman there said she had a verbal dispute with her husband who left before police arrived.
• April 23: Police were again dispatched to the above address on a report of another 9-1-1 hang-up call. Children were playing on the phone this time.
• April 23: A driver was cited for going 69 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• April 24: Police on patrol at 2 a.m. saw two vehicles near the front entrance for Buckeye Outdoors. Police made contact with a man inside the store. He said he and another man were installing new ceiling lights.
• April 25: A Broadway Street apartment resident complained about problems with two neighbors. She said the two women often say rude things to her and accuse her of doing drugs. Police spoke to both of them who said the complainant always starts arguments. Police advised them to leave each other alone.
• April 25: A Raspberry Circle resident told police that her vehicle had been damaged while held in impound at Ours Garage. She was told it was a civil matter.
• April 25: A Canal Road apartment resident told police that an out-of-control male was trashing items there. The male left before police arrived. The complainant said her boyfriend got angry and punched a hole in a plasma screen TV and left with her Xbox. Charges are pending.