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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 16: A Millersport man said someone removed a guitar from his vehicle, which was parked at Z’s Village Market. According to the report, someone from a nearby church said he or she removed the guitar from the vehicle for safekeeping, and retuned the guitar to its owner.

• July 17: A Wood Street man reported that his neighbor damaged his fence. The neighbor admitted responsibility for the damage and repaired the fence. No charges were filed.

• July 19: A Walnut Road woman said her ex- husband, against whom she has a restraining order, was violating the order by calling her. She didn’t want to file charges, but she wanted the incidents on record.

• July 26: The Duke service station was robbed. Buckeye Lake Police Capt. James Hanzey said service station representatives would not disclose how much money was stolen. However, the robber is described as a white male in his 20’s whose left arm is covered with tattoos. Hanzey said the robber rode a yellow BMX (racing) bicycle and was wearing a white shirt with an eagle pictured, camouflage pants, black tennis shoes, and a black and yellow baseball cap. Hanzey asked anyone who may have information about the suspect, please to call Buckeye Lake Police at (740) 928-0999. Anonymous calls are accepted.


• June 12: A driver was cited for driving under suspension on Ohio 79.

• June 12: Police were called about the smell of marijuana burning coming from a guestÆs room at the Best Western. Police didn’t smell marijuana, but checked the room. There were no signs of drug use.

• June 12: A Rockingham Court resident told police that his sister has been stealing household food items that he purchased on June 11. Police spoke with the sister who said she had only been at her mother’s home where her brother lives for 30 minutes and hadn’t taken any food items. Police took a report.

• June 12: A Thornville woman said her vehicle was damaged by a hit/skip driver in the Kroger parking lot.

• June 12: Police took a report on the theft of a bicycle from the front yard of an East Main Street home.

• June 13: A motorist was cited for going 64 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 13: A motorist was cited for going 66 mph in a 50 mph zone on Ohio 79 at US 40.

• June 14: A 4th Avenue resident told police her daughter had been receiving threatening text messages from a male subject. The man pulled up while police were talking with the complainant. Police noticed the man had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. He failed a field sobriety test and later a BAC test. He was cited for OVI.

• June 16: Police stopped a vehicle at 2:30 a.m. on North High Street after several house had been toilet papered. The driver had four passengers that appeared to be juveniles. It turned out that they all were adults. They were warned about passengers sitting on each other’s laps and not using seatbelts.

• June 16: A Buckeye Lake woman came to the police station to report that a male driver had cut off drivers in traffic on Ohio 79 at Enterprise Drive. She gave police a license plate number. Police talked with that driver who claimed the complainant was causing the problem on Ohio 79.

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