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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Sept. 23: A driver was cited for traveling 51 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Sept. 26: A Thornville man was stopped for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road. Officer found the man was driving under suspension because of failure to renew.

• Sept. 27: A Walnut Road man said someone stole a laptop computer from his vehicle.

• Oct. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 54 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Hebron Road.

• Oct. 2: A Driver was warned for speed but cited for not wearing a safety belt.

• Oct. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Oct. 2: A driver was cited for traveling 66 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• Oct. 3: A Myers Avenue woman had a warrant for her arrest out of Tuscarawas County.

• Oct. 4: A Walnut Road woman said she ordered a package through United Parcel Service. UPS confirmed the package was delivered but she said she never received it. Eventually, a neighbor admitted to taking it.


•• Sept. 1: Police on patrol at 1:40 a.m. saw a Jeep with the windows down and no one around it at Bowman’s Tire Center. The license plate came back as expired and the owner as suspended. Police also noticed that the front plate didn’t match the back plate and that the key was in the ignition. Police were able to talk with the owner’s mother who said her son had dropped it off for repairs. Police secured the vehicle and put the key in the drop box.

• Sept. 1: A Kelly Drive woman flagged down police to report that the father of her children had come by and demanded to see his children. She said he had no rights to the children and she was afraid he might try to take them. She said he left without incident, but she is afraid he might come back. She was told to call police immediately if he returns.

• Sept. 1: A South Street mother brought her young son to the station to have police talk to him about his behavior. She said he had been stealing and throwing things. Police spoke with him.

• Sept. 1: A driver was cited for going 63 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• Sept. 2: Police stopped a vehicle for a non-working license plate light. Police discovered the driver was wanted on a Newark Police warrant. He was arrested and taken to jail.

• Sept. 2: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without payin for fuel.

• Sept. 2: Police assisted Licking County Adult Probation locate and arrest a subject on Hebron Road.

• Sept. 3: A Sunset Drive resident reported the attempted theft of a bike. Police found the suspect at South High Street and Ohio 79. The 18-year-old allegedly admitted to trying to take the bike. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and a pipe. Possible charges are being reviewed by the prosecutor’s office.

• Sept. 3: A driver was cited for a marked lanes violation after he cut in front of another vehicle on Ohio 79 and then sharply braked to turn onto Enterprise Drive. His vehicle was struck in the rear by the driver he cut off.

• Sept. 3: Police on patrol at 1:56 p.m. found the Evans Park baseball concession stand open. Police were unable to secure the door and stood by until a keyholder arrived.

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