Police activity reports
Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Jan. 14: Police responded to an alarm drop at Baltimore Market IGA. Police found an unlocked door. Police checked the building and a manager secured it.
• Jan. 15: Police were called to a domestic dispute at a North Granville Street home. A resident had been assaulted by her daughter who was arrested and taken to jail.
• Jan. 16: Police responded to a report of a person on Dorchester Street threatening suicide. The person was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
• Jan. 17: Police were called to the Baltimore Market IGA on a report of an employee stealing from the register. Police reviewed a security tape and were able to identify the employee. The employee was arrested and allegedly admitted to the theft. The employee was taken to jail.
• Jan. 20: Police are investigating a report from a Walnut Creek resident that two family members entered their apartment and took prescription medication.
• Jan. 20: Police responded to a West Market Street address on a report of a domestic dispute. A family member had driven there from Newark and assaulted another family member. The man fled before police arrived. Police filed charges and a warrant for arrest on the man.
• Jan. 21: Police took a report of criminal damaging on North Basil Street. Tires were slashed and obscenities were written on the victim’s car.
• Jan. 21: Police responded to the report of an accident at the intersection of Market and Main streets. A driver had lost control on the ice and her vehicle went onto the sidewalk before striking the side of the village hall. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was extensively damaged, but there was little damage to the building.
• Jan. 21 A caller reported that his girlfriend had left the state with the couple’s child. Police checked the North Main Street residence and found no one there.
• Jan. 21: A school resource officer took a report on an assault involving two students at the middle school.
• Jan. 22: Police responded to a holdup alarm at the Fairfield National Bank on Wes Market Street. It was a false alarm.
• Jan. 23: Police responded to a report of a person threatening to commit suicide. Police convinced the person to go with them for evaluation at Fairfield Medical Center.
• Jan. 23: Police checked out what appeared to be a disabled vehicle on South Main Street at the corporation limit. Police discovered that a female had punched a male in the nose. A medic checked the male who refused to cooperate with the police and denied the assault. It was then discovered that the male had a warrant out of the municipal court. The male was transported to jail and the female was advised.
• Jan. 23: Police responded to a robbery in progress alarm at the Fairfield National Bank on West Market Street. It turned out to be a false alarm.
• Jan. 23: A school resource officer took a report from a middle school student about being harassed. All parties were contacted and the issue was resolved.
• Jan. 23: Police are investigating the theft of a “V” nose box trailer from behind a North Main Street business during the night. A security camera caught a vehicle removing the trailer.
• Jan. 13: Myers Avenue woman said someone stole an Android tablet and a knife from her home. She identified a possible suspect.
• Jan. 14: A Highland Avenue woman told police her adult son was drinking at her home without permission.
• Jan. 14: Police were called by the squad for possible assistance with a combative person. When the officer arrived, the person politely refused treatment and signed off on the squad’s liability form.
• Jan. 15: A Walnut Road woman reported a juvenile assaulted her nine-year-old daughter. Charges are pending.
• Jan. 15: A West 3rd Street man asked police to tell his neighbor not to drive on his property. The neighbor was damaging his yard.
• Jan. 15: A driver cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone.
• Jan. 16: A driver cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone.
• Jan. 17: A Seymour Avenue woman said her ex-boyfriend was trying to gain entry to her home without permission. The ex-boyfriend was advised through a family member not to return to the woman’s house.
• Jan. 17: A driver cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone.
• Jan. 17: A Highland Avenue woman said someone tried to break into her home.
• Jan. 17: A driver cited for traveling 45 in a 35 miles per hour zone.
• Jan. 17: A West 6th Avenue man said his ex-wife was harassing him. The ex-wife was contacted and advised to stop doing so.
• Jan. 18: A Walnut Road man was cited for reckless operation and having an expired drivers license.
• Jan. 18: A West 2nd Street woman said another woman was harassing her. The woman doing the harassing was contacted and advised to stop.