2014-02-15 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.


• Jan. 28: Police were called to a domestic dispute on Kumler Street. Parents said their 21 yearold son had assaulted them and was out of control. Both parents refused to cooperate with police when they arrived and the son had left. Police advised the parents.

• Jan. 28: A Tower Street resident reported a fight in front of his home. Police checked the area but didn’t find anything.

• Jan. 31: Police were dispatched to an audible alarm drop on East Huntwork Street. The home was vacant but checked secure.

• Feb. 2: Police learned about a threat made by some Columbus gang members about doing a drive-by shooting on a Baltimore residence. Police are watching the area closely.

• Feb. 2: Police responded to a report of shots being fired in the area of Baltimore Court apartments. Police didn’t find anything in the area.

• Feb. 3: Police responded to a report of a man with a knife inside the high school. Police confronted and arrested a high school student who was taken to the police department.

• Feb. 4: Police took a report after a resident reported that an unknown person had hit skipped his vehicle when it was parked on West Elmwood.

• Feb. 7: Police responded to a report about unknown persons throwing a resident’s trash into the street and rolling a large snowball into the middle of the roadway. Police cleared the roadway.

Buckeye Lake

• Jan. 29: Police checked on a building with an open door. The owner was contacted and there was sign of forced entry.

• Jan. 30: A Walnut Road man said his vehicles were vandalized.

• Jan. 30: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Jan. 31: Police received reports of possible domestic violence incidents at a Walnut Road residence and a Hebron Road residence, but both incidents were found to be verbal disputes.

• Jan. 31: A Hebron Road woman suspected that her son’s acquaintance stole several items from her home.

• Jan. 31: A driver was cited for running a stop sign at Seymour Avenue and Park Street.

• Feb. 1: A juvenile reported another juvenile assaulted him at Ryan-Braden Park.

• Feb. 1: A driver was cited for no license plate light.

• Feb. 1: A driver was cited for two headlights required.

• Feb. 1: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with an outside gas leak.

• Feb. 1: A Wood Street man said someone stole checks and a credit card from his vehicle.

• Feb. 2: Police received a report that four or five men were assaulting a female. Upon arrival, the officer found the female was only having a verbal dispute with her boyfriend. She had not been assaulted.

• Feb. 2: A Rosebraugh Circle woman said her granddaughter claimed a male subject attempted to abduct her. The woman said she did not witness the incident.

• Feb. 3: Police assisted two Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputies serving a protection order to a Walnut Road man. The man was unwilling to leave the premises until officers threatened to take him to jail if he didn’t cooperate. The man, who was on probation, claimed he had no firearms in the residence, but the man’s significant other told police otherwise. She provided four firearms. Police are seeking charges of obstructing official business and possessing firearms under disability.

• Feb. 4: An officer stood by as a woman removed her belongings from a Walnut Road home.

• Feb. 6: Police were called about a disabled vehicle on Cranberry Lane. The vehicle was inoperable, but it was on private property. The officer asked the owner to move the vehicle farther off the road so it would not block snow plows.

• Feb. 6: A Duke service station employee said a customer tried to steal a new wallet. The customer was located. He said he returned the wallet to the Duke station. The man was advised never to return there.

• Feb. 7: Police were dispatched to the Valero service station on a report of an attempted robbery. The suspect was located and found to possess a pellet gun. Police also discovered a warrant for his arrest out of Delaware County for forgery. Valero employees said the man acted suspiciously when he entered the gas station, but turned and walked away when he saw there were several people inside. The man ran away when two people followed him out of the store. Police believe the man intended to rob the store, but changed his mind when he saw it was crowded, however, there was not enough evidence to arrest the man for the robbery. He was arrested and turned over to the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office on the warrant.

• Feb. 7: Police responded to a suicide threat. A man threatening to shoot himself was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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