Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Sept. 21: Police officers arrested an intoxicated and disorderly person at the Liberty Union / Licking Heights football game. The man was belligerent and refused to obey officer’s commands after he grabbed a Liberty Union football player by the facemask after the game. Officers noted that Shirey had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath and appeared unsteady on his feet. He was arrested and transported to the Fairfield County Jail.
• Sept. 21: Police arrested a 22-year-old Buckeye Lake resident after she attempted to deposit two personal checks from a closed account in a local bank. Jennifer Booth was arrested at the bank when she attempted to withdrawal $3,000 from her account. Baltimore Police Chief Mike Tussey stated that the bank phoned police to report that the woman had deposited the two checks and then drove to Lancaster where she attempted to make a withdrawal. When that branch of the bank refused the withdrawal, the woman returned to the Baltimore branch of the bank to attempt the withdrawal. Booth was charged with two felony 5 passing bad checks and transported to the Fairfield County jail. The total of the two checks was $8200.
• Sept. 22: Officers arrested a 19 year old man for underage consumption, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct. A Baltimore officer observed three persons walking along the roadway with a package of beer. Two of the persons appeared to have open beer cans in their hands. The officer stopped the trio and discovered that one of the three was under age. He refused to comply with officers’ requests and attempted to walk away. At that point he was told he was under arrest. He resisted and after being placed into the rear of a patrol car, attempted to kick out the rear window. He was transported to jail.
• Sept. 24: Charges are pending on a burglary/theft suspect. Officers investigated thefts from residents that included over $20,000in jewelry and several firearms. The incidents had occurred between May and September of this year. During the course of the investigation officers were able to trace some of the stolen items to a Lancaster pawn shop. Information obtained at the pawn shop led to police to a Lancaster man who allegedly confessed to the crimes and gave the officers information that assisted officers in recovering some of the stolen items.
• Sept. 14: An Everrett Avenue man was charged with cultivating marijuana. An officer spotted the plant from his cruiser.
• Sept. 18: A Renner Street woman reported stolen jewelry. The thief was arrested and taken to jail, and much of the jewelry was recovered.
• Sept. 20: A Walnut Road woman was arrested on a warrant out of Heath.
• Sept. 20: A Hebron Road man reported tires stolen from a vehicle.
• Sept. 21: A driver was cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Sept. 21: A driver was cited for traveling 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Sept. 21: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Sept. 21: A Walnut Road woman was cited for driving without turning on headlights at night.
• Sept. 23: An Elliot Avenue man was charged with driving left of the center of the road and for driving with a suspended license.
• Sept. 23: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.
• Sept. 24: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• Sept. 24: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Sept. 24: A driver was cited for traveling 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.
• Sept. 25: A Duke service station employee reported a customer left without paying for $35.01 of gasoline.
• Sept. 25: A Central Avenue woman reported medication missing.
Hebron • Aug. 7: Police on patrol at the Kroger store were stopped by an employee who said a man was wandering around in the parking lot. Police found the man sho was very confused. Police called his wife who arranged for a relative to pick him up.
• Aug. 8: A driver was cited for a traffic light violation at Main and 8th streets.
• Aug. 8: A driver was cited for going 69 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Aug. 10: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police with a man who drove his vehicle down a boat ramp and nearly into Buckeye Lake at the North Shore. He had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath.
• Aug. 10: A Canal Road apartment resident reported the theft of prescription medication.
• Aug. 11: Police on patrol at the Canal Road apartment complex saw a woman yelling at man outside a building. The woman said she believed her ex-husband was illegally using prescription drugs. Her ex told police he was staying at his son-in-law’s who gave police permission to look around the apartment. Police didn’t find anything and advised the complainant to leave the area.