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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.


• July 10: Police turned off construction equipment running unattended on Kellner Avenue. The owner was advised.

• July 11: Police advised the owner of a barking dog on Tremont Street.

• July 11: Police responded to a report of domestic violence on Canal Street. The female party was arrested.

• July 12: Police took a report on vandalism on Fairview Avenue.

• July 13: Police advised the owner of a barking dog on Buchanan Street.

• July 13: Police took a report about threats and harassment on West Market Street. A no trespass order was issued.

• July 14: Police were called to a neighbor dispute on Holder Road. Parties were advised.

• July 14: Police were called about threats and harassment on West Elmwood Avenue. The parties were advised.

• July 14: Police were called about a suicide attempt on South Main Street. The person was transported to the hospital.

• July 14: Police were unable to locate the juveniles reported running around on Cliff Street.

• July 15: Police were called to a domestic dispute on South Main Street. The parties were advised.

Buckeye Lake

• July 27: A Walnut Road woman claimed a truck almost collided with her vehicle while exiting I-70. She said she pulled behind the truck to findout who owned it, then followed it into the Buckeye Lake Truck Stop. She approached the driver, whom she claimed smacked her in the face. The driver said the woman pointed a pen in his face and he was only trying to smack it out of the way. He was charged with assault.

• July 29: Police received a report that a man was going to commit suicide. The man’s brother helped police forcibly enter the man’s home. They found him getting ready to take a bath when they got inside.

• July 28: A Rosebraugh Circle woman claimed someone punched her in the face several times.

• July 29: An officerwas dispatched to a Cliff Street residence where a couple was arguing. The woman refused to calm down when police arrived and was charged with domestic violence.

• July 29: An officer was dispatched to a Central Ave. residence to calm a domestic dispute.

• July 29: There was a false alarm at the Duke and Duchess Shop.

• July 29: Police was called to assist with an unresponsive person. There was no unresponsive person at the scene when police arrived.

• July 29: An inebriated patron of Scooter’s Bar who was refused service hit a bartender while being escorted from the building. The patron was charged with assault.

• July 29: An officerwas dispatched to a Fifth Street residence where a man was yelling and screaming at his mother, who was evicting him from his home.

• July 30: A Cliff Street man said his cell phone was stolen from his car.

• July 31: A person witnessed a red pick-up truck collide with a parked van, then leave the scene. An officerspotted the pick-up, which was driving the wrong way down a one way road. The officerstopped the truck, whose driver failed field sobriety tests. It was the driver’s sixth DUI. The driver was charged with hit and run, DUI, DUS, and driving the wrong way down a one way street.


• June 5: Police took a report of criminal damaging at Canal Park after someone spray painted a wall of the concession stand.

• June 6: Police were called about a Lake Forest Drive resident revving a motorcycle. Police knew the suspect and checked his driving status. Police discovered a warrant from Lancaster Police. After checking with Lancaster Police, he was arrested and turned over to them.

• June 6: Police were called about an out-of-control juvenile on Lake Forest Drive.

• June 7: Police were called to East Main Street at Ohio 79 about young juveniles playing near a pond without supervision. No one was there when police arrived.

• June 7: Police responded to an alarm drop from the ATM at the Kroger store. A Park National employee was servicing the machine.

• June 7: Police checked a person sleeping in a vehicle along Ohio 79 at 5:35 pm. The man said he was tired and stopped for a nap.

• June 8: Police were pulling into the station lot when a tractor trailer rig pulled into the lot behind them. The driver said he had cut his arm by accident. Police called the squad. He was treated at the scene.

• June 8: A Licking County worker reported a possible groundhog with distemper at Evans Park. Police located the groundhog that then lurched toward the officerand nipped at him. Police safely dispatched the animal and disposed its body.

• June 8: Police cited a driver for failure to assure clear distance ahead following an accident on West Main Street at Lakewood Drive.

• June 8: A Mound Street father reported that his daughter was receiving threatening message on her page. Police talked with the suspect’s mother and advised her.

• June 8: A West Main Street man complained about a man selling magazines door-to-door. He was told to get a village permit or leave.

• June 8: A North 6th Street woman asked police to order several juveniles to get out of the creek in front of her apartment building. Police saw that the juveniles weren’t causing a disturbance and confirmedthat she didn’t own the property. Police told her to get the property owner to post the property.

• June 9: Police on patrol on South High Street ran the tag of

a vehicle stopped at Ohio 79.

(continued on Page 13) The tag came back with an active warrant out of Perry County on the vehicle owner. Police stopped the vehicle in Buckeye Lake and confirmedthe warrant and identity. The driver was arrested and turned over to the Perry County Sheriff’s Office.

• June 10: A Lakewood Drive resident reported the theft of a cooler left outside his door. It contained his cell phone, some shoes and fishing equipment.

• June 10: Police made a traffic stop on Refugee Road at 9th Street and cited the driver for allowing a passenger to hold a toddler on her lap.

• June 10: Police made a traffic stop on Ohio 79 at U.S. 40 and issued a citation for travelling 68 mph in a 50 mph zone.

• June 11: Police were called about subjects possibly in an apartment on Broadway that was supposed to vacant. The lights were on and the shades were up so police could see that it was empty.

• June 11: Police were stopped on patrol and told about a vehicle being driven recklessly at Evans Park. The owner was named and police advised him.

• June 11: Police on patrol at 10:35 a.m. where told about a 10-year-old boy being left alone at his Forest Ridge Road home for long periods of time. Police went to the home where the child said he had been alone since his mother went to work at 5:30 a.m. Police advised Children’s Services and called the mother to come home. A older brother was supposed to be in the home.

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