Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• July 26: An officer ordered a juvenile to leave a property after the juvenile assaulted another juvenile who lived there. The assaulted juvenile’s father told the officer he wouldn’t press charges as long as the assaulter was told to leave the property and never return. The juvenile was ordered to leave, but later returned. The juvenile was charged with disorderly conduct for violating the officer’s orders and returning to the property.
• July 28: A Mt. Perry man was arrested in Buckeye Lake on a warrant out of Perry County.
• July 30: Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a vehicle found abandoned near I-70. A Jae’s Towing truck arrived and its driver said the vehicle’s owner asked for it to be towed away.
• June 28: Police issued a summons after arrest to a person detained for shoplifting at the Kroger store.
• June 29: A Broadway Street resident reported that someone had moved a concrete horse from her yard and placed it in a yard down the street.
• June 29: A driver was cited for going 64 mph in a 50 mph zone one Ohio 79 at US 40.
• June 29: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a verbal dispute at the Speedway gas station.
• June 30: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a report of a fight at the Speedway gas station at 8:43 a.m. There was no fight when police arrived.
• June 30: A Canyon Road resident told police that a frisbee golfer had gotten confrontational with her when he came in her yard to retrieve a frisbee. He told police she got upset with him first.
• June 30: Police were called to the Duke station on a report of a fight. It turned out to be a verbal argument about an infant left in a vehicle with the windows up.
• June 30: Police handled traffic control for about eight hours at both the Duke station and Kroger Fuel Center. They were the only gas stations open in the area after the June 29 storm.
• July 1: Police were called at 12:35 a.m. on a report of a man trying to enter a Kelly Drive home. Both the complainant and suspect were present when poice arrived. The suspect was arrested for menacing after he threatened the complainant in front of the officer.
• July 1: Police stopped a driver for marked lanes violations on Ohio 79 at 4:24 a.m. The driver was charged with OVI and blew a 0.278 on a BAC test. She was taken to jail.
• July 1: Police and Buckeye Lake Police were dispatched to the Red Roof Inn on Ohio 37 since the Licking County Sheriff’s Office was tied up on other calls. Power had gone out and the lobby was filled with guests seeking refunds. The inn was refusing to give refunds. While police were calming down the crowd, the power came back on.
• July 2: A Hebron Road resident asked police for help in getting her daughter back home after the daughter starting walking northbound on Ohio 79. After speaking to both parties, the mother admitted to drinking and driving. She failed a field sobriety test and was charged with OVI. The daughter was taken to a neighbor’s for the evening.
• July 2: A Lakewood Drive resident said about 15 people were trying to get nto an apartment there while the resident wasn’t there. Police spoke with two men seen entering the apartment through the back window. They claimed they ahd permission be there, but had been accidentally locked out. Police were able to verify their story.
• July 2: Police responded to an alarm drop at the new Commodore Bank. The alarm was accidentally tripped by a new employee.
• July 3: Police on patrol at 7:30 a.m. saw an open door at the Evans Park concession stand. There was no sign of forced entry nor any indication that anything was missing. Police secured the door.
• July 3: Buckeye Lake Police requested assistance with a fight involving up to 50 people at Central Avenue and Park Street. Two officers assisted until the crowd broke up.
• July 3: A driver was cited for an illegal u-turn on Ohio 79 at South High Street.
• July 4: Police picked up a man arrested by Columbus Police on a Hebron warrant. He was taken to jail.
• July 6: A driver was cited for a traffic light violation at Main and High streets.
• July 6: Police took a report on a break-in at a Lakewood Drive apartment. Several items, including a laptop, were taken.