2014-08-09 / Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Baltimore

• July 21: Police took a property damage accident report in the 300 block of S. Park.

• July 21: Police responded to a report of an active domestic dispute in the 400 block of South Main Street. It was a verbal dispute and the parties were advised.

• July 21: Police checked out a report that five to six persons were hanging out in front of Liberty Union High School. No one was there when police arrived.

• July 22: Police checked out a report that a female was in the back seat of a vehicle at Johnson Park covered in blankets. She was referred to a homeless shelter.

• July 23: Police responded to a fire alarm at Green Gourmet. It was a false alarm.

• July 23: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a report of a burglary in progress just south of Baltimore. The vehicle left the area before police arrived. Entry was not gained.

• July 23: The caller on the burglary in progress call reported that the suspects were now parked in the Dollar General store parking lot. Police learned that the suspect was looking for his son at the residence and was knocking on the door when the alarm went off. The caller was advised.

• July 25: Police responded to a hold-up alarm at a local bank. It was accidentally tripped by an employee.

• July 25: Police are investigating the theft of an i-Pad from a residence in the 100 block of North Park Street.

• July 27: Police responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle parked in the 400 block of North Basil Street.

Buckeye Lake

• July 28: A W. 5th Street woman reported someone shoved her into a door.

• July 28: A driver was cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• July 29: A Newark woman said two juvenile brothers were fighting in Ryan-Braden Park.

• July 29: Police were advised that a child was left inside a car for more than 20 minutes.

• July 29: A juvenile called police saying his father was high from using drugs. Police contacted children’s services to open a case. The father contacted the juvenile’s aunt, who took custody.

• July 30: A W. 5th Street man said he discovered his wife was on a dating site and wanted her removed from the house. The wife said she didn’t want to leave. Both parties were advised that if the police had to return, they would be go to jail.

• July 31: Police located a woman who had argued with her ex-husband about their children’s custody. The officer found the woman had two warrants for her arrest and transported her to jail. During transport, the woman said her roommate was on a low dose of heroine. The officer returned to the woman and roommate’s house and spoke with the ex-husband, who was there after hearing his ex-wife went to jail. The roommate left the house. Children’s services was informed of the incident and the ex-husband was allowed to take the children. The woman was informed her exhusband was watching their kids.

• July 31: A hotel patron was causing a disturbance while insisting his credit card was overcharged. The patron demanded a refund. An officer spoke to a hotel employee and discovered there was a misunderstanding about the number of days being charged. The patron received a refund and was asked to leave the hotel.

• July 31: Police were called to a reported domestic dispute at a Highland Avenue residence, but it was a verbal dispute. Parties were advised.

• July 31: A W. 5th Street woman reported a juvenile was harassing her kids. The juvenile was advised.

• Aug. 1: A Gahanna man said a Buckeye Lake gas pump overcharged his credit card. The man’s bank refunded his money and the incident is under investigation.

• Aug. 1: A Walnut Road woman said her sister-in-law tried to force her way into her house without permission. The woman didn’t want to press charges, but she wanted the sister-in-law banned from her property.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for traveling 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 1: A driver was cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 2: Two drivers were cited for traveling 49 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 2: A Lake Street woman reported her stepson stole her car.

• Aug. 2: Police assisted Hebron Police on an arrest on a warrant.

• Aug. 2: A Wood Street man said his girlfriend took his van without permission.

• Aug. 2: Two drivers were each cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 3: A driver was cited for running a red light.

• Aug. 3: Officer received a report of a reckless driver in the Wendy’s parking lot.

• Aug. 3: Two drivers were cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• Aug. 3: Police assisted Hebron Police with a suspect lineup.

• Aug. 3: Police secured an open door at Creno’s Pizza. The area was secure and management was advised.

• Aug. 3: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

Hebron

• July 7: Police conducting a residence check found an unsecured front door. The home checked out OK and the keyholder was notified.

• July 7: Police took a report on a breaking and entering after someone broke into the former Coughlin dealership.

• July 7: Police took a report of an assault at a Canal Road apartment.

• July 10: Police stopped a stolen vehicle on Ohio 79. The driver was cited for driving without a license. The passenger was arrested for receiving stolen property and possession of crack cocaine.

• July 10: A wallet with $56 in cash was found in the Kroger Fuel Center parking lot. Police returned it to its owner.

• July 10: Police on patrol noticed an open door at a vacant home and a suspicious vehicle there. The man there said he had purchased the property and is fixing it up.

• July 11: Police were dispatched to watch Ohio 79 southbound for a reckless driver. Police stopped the described vehicle for failure to display a front license plate. There were no signs that the driver was impaired.

• July 11: A Lakewood Drive resident told police she either lost her wallet or it was stolen somewhere between her apartment and Columbus. Police took a report.

• July 11: A juvenile male came to the police station, stating that he was a wanted missing child and possibly had a warrant for his arrest. He was right on both counts. A juvenile probation officer took him into custody.

• July 11: A wallet found in the Kroger parking lot was brought to the police station. It was tagged as found property.

• July 11: Police were called at 10:39 p.m. about a large group playing basketball and loud music at Evans Park. They protested when they were told to leave, contending that they had been able to play after dusk in the past. Police told them that the complaint meant that the closure at dusk rule would be enforced.

• July 11: Police were asked to look for a juvenile teenager who walked away from his Canal Road apartment after a fight with his mother. He was found and taken home.

• July 12: A man was arrested on a Newark Police warrant.

• July 12: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by responding to a domestic dispute outside the village. The male half called after his girlfriend who had caught him cheating on her would not let him leave.

• July 13: A North 9th Street resident said someone has been living in the woods near his home. Police found supplies and a bed made of hay. Police will check the area regularly.

• July 14: A Newark woman told police that while she was sitting in her vehicle at 7:27 a.m. in the Duke station parking lot an unknown male opened the passenger door and sat down in her vehicle.

• July 14: A Buckeye Street resident reported that her security camera caught a man walking up to her vehicle and eventually walking away. Police thought he looked impaired and was just wandering around. Nothing was missing or damaged.

• July 14: Police on patrol at 10:25 p.m. saw a man in the Ours Garage parking lot. He told police he was homeless and looking for a place to sleep. He was told not to trespass on private property.

• July 15: Lancaster Police asked police to check if a Sunfield Equipment employee wanted on domestic violence charges was at work. He was there and police arrested him. He was turned over to Lancaster Police.

• July 15: A Buckeye Lake woman reported the theft of a Jacuzzi tub from a Hebron Road apartment.

• July 16: Police were asked at 2:42 a.m. to check on a Buckeye Lake EMS crew on a Highland Avenue run after they failed to respond to radio calls. Police were told to disregard enroute.

• July 16: A Cincinnati woman walking on East Cumberland Street said she was hit by a BB. She said he saw a juvenile run behind a house. The juvenile denied shooting a BB gun.

• July 16: A South High Street resident told police her neighbor was damaging her fence when he mowed his yard.

• July 18: Police assisted the Hebron medic with a meth overdose at a Broadway Street home. The victim was taken to the hospital.

• July 18: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police, who were on a jail run, with an assault. A female was assaulted and pushed out of a large SUV. Police found the victim at the Valero station. She told police hat the male was known to steal things from area stores and resell them. Heath Police said the female matched the description given in a recent theft.

• July 18: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by responding to the Mill Dam Corn Bar at 11:53 p.m. on a report of a disturbance. The man said he was trying to get his girlfriend to leave the bar and go home with him.

• July 19: Police were dispatched to North 9th Street on a report of a female screaming. Police found a woman crying at Refugee Canyon Vet Clinic after her dog had been struck by a vehicle.

• July 19: Police took a report after a driver left the Kroger Fuel Center without paying for fuel.

• July 19: Police were called about a suicidal person behind the Hometown Deli. The man had cut himself with a knife and had taken some prescription narcotics.

• July 19: Police were called about an open garage door at the Union Township garage at 9:53 p.m. The garage checked OK and the keyholder was notified.

• July 19: A Hebron woman was arrested on a felony burglary warrant.

• July 20: Police were called at 8:04 p.m. on a report of persons inside a recycling bin outside Hebron Elementary School. Police found an 18-year-old man with two female juveniles inside the bin. They refused to tell police what they were doing. Police turned the juveniles over to their mothers.

• July 20: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police by responding to a heated civil dispute on Central Avenue. Police discovered one of the subjects was wanted on a Hebron warrant. The person was arrested and taken to jail.

• July 21: A Kelly Drive woman told police she found several balls in her fenced in yard and suspected they had been thrown there on purpose. A neighbor said children playing baseball in her yard had hit them there by accident.

• July 22: Police issued a summons after arrest to a woman detained for shoplifting at the Kroger store.

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