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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Feb. 5: A pregnant W. 7th Street woman claimed a man in her home became angry and tried to push her out of the house, injuring her elbow in the process. The man denied the incident, but at least one witness confirmed the woman’s claim. The man was charged with domestic violence.

• Feb. 6: An officer responded to a loud music call at a Walnut Road residence. The officer asked two females to turn the music down, but they were not cooperative. They eventually complied when he told them he would cite them for disturbance if it were necessary for him to return.

• Feb. 7: A Walnut Road woman who has a history of mental health challenges reported a man with a gun in her home. Police discovered that she hadn’t taken her medication in a long period of time and was hallucinating.

• Feb. 8: Columbus resident Richard E. Kackley was arrested for breaking and entering Foxie’s Jewelry July 20, 2010. Buckeye Lake Police Captain James Hanzey said a sample of Kackley’s blood was collected from a broken piece of glass at the crime scene and BCI&I identified Kackley through DNA testing, similar to the method used to identify and arrest a person who broke into the Buckeye Lake Subway Sandwich Shop last year. According to police reports, when Kackley was informed of the DNA match he said, “You got me.” Kackley said that two months before the robbery he was fishing at Buckeye Lake, passed Foxie’s and thought it looked easy to burglarize. He allegedly stole $39,000 worth of jewelry, all of which he sold to individuals to pay for his rent, groceries, and utility bills. Kackley told Hanzey he regretted the burglary, before being transported to Licking County jail.


• Jan. 19: Police were called to a Canal Road apartment on a report of a possible assault on a 2 year-old. The child was bumped by a woman’s hip while she was engaged in a verbal argument with a man. The child was not hurt and police had the couple separate for the night.

• Jan. 20: A driver was cited for going 71 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• Jan. 20: Police were called to the Kroger store on a report of an irate and possibly intoxicated customer. The man was leaving as police arrived. Police noticed that his license plate had expired and a check showed that the owner’s drivers license had also expired. Police stopped the vehicle. The driver had a valid Tennessee drivers license and a renewal sticker for the license plate. He acknowledged arguing with employees and said he would never return to the store.

• Jan. 20: A Broadway Street resident said hr son had switched license plates on her van and had taken it. Police discovered that both she and her son had original titles for the same vehicle. Police turned the incident over to BMV investigators to determine whose tile was valid.

• Jan. 21: Police were called to a Canal Road apartment on a report of a disturbance. Police didn’t hear anything outside the apartment in the hallway. Police checked with the resident who said nothing out of the ordinary had been going on.

• Jan. 21: A Buckeye Lake woman reported children playing in a large pile of snow at Main and High streets. She was concerned they could get hurt. Police asked two 15-year-old boys to leave and they did.

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