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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 1: A Walnut Road man was arrested on a warrant.

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

• July 2: A Columbus man said he was assaulted while visiting a friend at Buckeye Lake. The friend was not the person accused of assault.

• July 3: A Newark driver was warned for speed and cited for not wearing a safety belt.

• July 9: A Hebron Road man was cited for allowing his dog to run at large.

• July 10: A Newark man said someone with whom he was arguing struck him in his face several times and he wanted to file assault charges.

• July 11: A Hebron Road woman reported her juvenile daughter missing.

• July 11: A Columbus man was cited for driving with expired tags.

• July 11: A Walnut Road man was cited for driving with expired tags.


• June 5: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at 9th and North streets.

• June 5: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy with traffic control at an accident on Ohio 79 at Ridgley Tract Road.

• June 6: A Christopher Court woman came to the police station to report a service man from a pool service came to her home on May 13 to fix a hot tub. She paid the man $125 for a part he had to order. She told police she hasn’t heard from or seen the man since then. Police took a report.

• June 6: A Greenbriar Lane woman said her granddaughter had an argument with another juvenile right outside her trailer. She said she confronted the boy and he cussed her. She wanted police to tell the boy to stay away. The boy claimed the granddaughter stared the argument.

• June 6: A driver was cited for going 73 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 7: A driver was cited for backing his vehicle into another vehicle on Enterprise Drive.

• June 7: Police assisted the fire department with a blown electrical transformer at the elementary school.

• June 7: A Thornville woman told police that a man who had just been released from jail on Hebron charges had her Social Security card and her driver’s license and was refusing to return them to her. Police went to his residence, but he wasn’t there. About 30 minutes later, the man came to the police station. He told police he now wanted to write a statement about the events on June 3 that lead to his arrest and jailing. Police asked him about the woman’s identification. He turned over her Social Security card, but said he didn’t have her driver’s license.

• June 7: A Broadway Street apartment resident complained to police about the smell of marijuana in the vestibule. Police didn’t smell anything.

• June 7: A driver was cited for an illegal u-turn on Ohio 79 at South High Street.

• June 7: A driver was cited for driving under financial responsibility suspension.


• July 1: A neighbor dispute broke out on East Main Street involving four different homes. The argument allegedly began over loud music. No charges were filed and no report was taken.

• July 2: A vehicle traveling along I-70 was stopped for a cracked windshield. During the stop, a passenger – a 40 years old woman currently on parole from Coshocton – was found to be in possession of a substance believed to be crack cocaine. She was arrested and found to possess 2.3 grams of crack, a white powder believed to be cocaine, and more than 35 prescription pills, all hidden in her pockets and clothing.

• July 2: Officers were dispatched to the Village Tavern in reference to a patron causing a disturbance. Officers found an intoxicated patron was angry and attempting to start a fight. The incident was diffused and the aggravated patron was escorted to his nearby home.

• July 9: A Columbus driver was cited for traveling 85 in a 65 miles per hour zone on I-70.

• July 9: A Stockport driver was cited for traveling 84 in a 65 miles per hour zone on I-70.

• July 9: A Reynoldsburg driver was arrested for driving under suspension and no operator’s license.

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