Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Feb. 21: A 3rd Street man was stopped because one of his vehicle’s headlights was faulty and the officer discovered the man was driving with a suspended license.
• Feb. 22: A New Lexington woman was stopped because one of her vehicle’s headlights was faulty. The officer discovered the woman’s driver’s license was expired.
• Feb. 25: A Cliff Street man said he was away from home for a few weeks and returned to find his washer missing.
• Feb. 25: Police Chief Ron Small told council members that two males, ages 14 and 18, were apprehended after a rash of vehicle break-ins on Feb. 23. vehicles broken into within the village Feb. 23. Small told The Beacon on Feb. 27 that two people have been identified as being responsible for damaging artwork and signs at the King Plaza on Ohio 79. Small said he’s relatively certain they are the same people vandalizing homes and docks along North Bank,
• Feb. 27: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 27: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour on Mill Dam Road.
• Feb. 27: A Walnut Road man reported finding a tire slashed on his vehicle.
• Feb. 9: A driver was cited for going 53 mph in a 35 mph zone on South High Street.
• Feb. 9: A driver was cited for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone on North High Street at Newark Street.
• Feb. 10: Police were dispatched at 3 a.m. on a report of an active fight at the Canal Road apartments. The two participants claimed it was just a verbal dispute, but police had them separate for the rest of the night.
• Feb. 10: A driver was cited for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone on North High Street at Newark Street.
• Feb. 11: Police helped the Licking County Sheriff’s Office set up a perimeter for a female fleeing on foot in the US 40/Ohio 37 area.
• Feb. 11: A Pickerington man told police that a named man hadn’t returned his vehicle as agreed. Police are investigating.
• Feb. 11: A Kelly Drive mother said her 10-year-old son brought home a hypodermic needle that he found around the Lakewood Drive apartments. Police searched the area for additional needles, but didn’t find any.
• Feb. 12: A manager at the Commodore Bank reported possible check fraud. An investigation is pending.
• Feb. 12: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident reported that his upstairs neighbors lock their dog in a cage and he can hear it all day. No one answered the door when police visited the apartment.
• Feb. 12: A driver was cited for going 67 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.
• Feb. 13: Police responded to an alarm drop at 1:27 a.m. at Buckeye Outdoors. Everything checked secure.
• Feb. 13: Police responded at 5:57 a.m. to another alarm drop at Buckeye Outdoors. Again everything checked secure.
• Feb. 13: Police were called at 6:49 a.m. about a possible missing vehicle from the THK parking lot. The vehicle was located there.
• Feb. 13: Police were called about an open door at a Newark Street home. A neighbor said she had seen a white van in the area. Police checked the home for any signs of forced entry. The door was locked but had not shut.
• Feb. 13: Police responded at 9:35 p.m. to an alarm drop at Buckeye Outdoors. Once again everything checked secure.
• Feb. 14: A Parks Avenue resident reported damage overnight to a parked vehicle.
• Feb. 14: Police assisted a probation officer search for a man thought to be at the Hebron Road trailer park when he was supposed to be in a half-way house in Lancaster. The officer saw the man as they entered the park. He was taken into custody.
• Feb. 15: Police on patrol at 2:02 a.m. saw an open door on a vehicle parked on Forestridge Drive. Police contacted the owner who said it left it open by mistake. Nothing was missing.
• Feb. 15: Police responded to an alarm drop at 3:08 a.m. at Buckeye Outdoors. Everything checked secure.
• Feb. 15: Police meet a Columbus officer in Reynoldsburg to pickup a man arrested in Columbus on a Hebron warrant. He was taken to jail.