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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• May 7: A Duke service station employee said a man broke the store’s front door. The man said he thought the door was already broken and didn’t believe he caused any damage to it. According to the police report, there was no way for the officer to determine whether the man broke the door or not.

• May 13: A Walnut Road man said someone stole his medication. He suspected the thief was his nephew.

• May 17: An East Street man was cited for dumping trash illegally.

• May 18: A Walnut Road woman told an officer a man violated his probation by drinking alcohol. The man tested at .002 BAC.

• May 18: A Lake Street man said someone was verbally abusive and threatening to him as he mowed his girlfriend’s lawn.

• May 19: Officer assisted EMTs with a person whose mental condition was causing her to injure herself.

• May 21: A Millersport man was cited for driving under suspension.

• May 21: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Mill Dam Road.

• May 21: A Newark man was cited for driving under suspension.


• April 30: The Greene County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man wanted on a Hebron warrant. He wa picked up and taken to jail.

• May 1: Police stopped a driver on West Main Street who had crossed the center line several times. He showed no signs of impairment. The man said he had dropped his cell phone and was trying to pick it up.

• May 2: Police on patrol at 12:44 a.m. saw a stop sign laying on the ground. Police put it back up and made a note to contact the street department for a more permanent repair.

• May 2: Police were called about a suspicious vehicle being driven in a circle in front of the Yummy Yummy restaurant. The 60-some year old driver told police she was trying to diagnose a squeaky wheel bearing.

• May 2: Police were dispatched to watch US 4 for a blue van with the occupants possibly abusing a child in the van. They didn’t see the van.

• May 2: Police went to a Canal Road apartment on an open line to 9-1-1. Children were playing on the phone.

• May 2: A Raspberry Circle mother called police after her two daughters got into a verbal dispute. The girls were advised to calm down.

• May 3: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a BAC test. The suspect ultimately refused to take the test. The deputy took him to jail on the OVI charge.

• May 3: A Canal Road apartment resident reported the theft of her vehicle from the complex parking lot.

• May 3: Three vehicles were ticketed for parking on the grass at Evans Park after the drivers ignored two announcements to move vehicles off the grass.

• May 3: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $76.18 in fuel.

• May 4: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police and the Licking County Sheriff’s Office on an active break-in at a Buckeye Lake jewelry store that involved a foot pursuit. Buckeye Lake found the suspect and made the arrest.

• May 4: Police were asked to keep an eye on a wooden building behind an East Main Street business. Hebron Fire had put out a small fie in the building overnight and youth had been seen hanging out there.

• May 4: Police issued a summons to court after arrest to a woman detained after trying to shoplift at the Kroger store.

• May 4: Police were called at 10:44 p.m. about fireworks being set off in the area of North and 7th streets. Police found two juveniles in the area who admitted to setting them off with some friends. They were advised to stop or possibly face charges.

• May 5: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police with a combative subject on Elmhurst. Police stoodby until the subject was given a summons for disorderly conduct and calmed down.

• May 5: Police were called about juveniles on the roof of the elementary school. The juveniles were warned and their parents were notified.

• May 5: Police on patrol at 6:17 p.m. saw some smoke coming from the roof area of the coin laundry on West Main Street. Police notified the Hebron Fire who found no signs of a fire.

• May 5: Police were dispatched to assist Buckeye Lake Police with a domestic dispute at Wendy’s. The male suspect was wanted on a Fairfield County warrant that was entered with caution for his violent tendencies. Buckeye Lake Police released the man because the warrant was for pickup only in Fairfield County.

• May 6: Police stopped a vehicle on southbound Ohio 79 at westbound I-70 after learning the driver had a active felony warrant for theft out of Butler County. He was arrested and taken to jail.

• May 6: Police took a report after a North Street resident reported unauthorized charges on her Discover Card.

• May 6: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office by a checking a Raspberry Circle residence for a man wanted on a Franklin County warrant. The residence had been unoccupied for some time.

• May 7: A Hamilton Avenue resident told police that overnight someone went through her car and her husband’s truck. Both had been left unlocked and the doors were open in the morning. A wallet was missing from the car and a box of shotgun slugs had been taken from the truck.

• May 7: Police took a report after two courtyard windows were found broken at the elementary school.

• May 7: Police responded to a hold-up alarm at Park National Bank. A new teller accidentally tripped the alarm.

• May 7: About 30 minutes after the previous report, police responded to another hold-up alarm at Park National Bank. The new teller had tripped the alarm again.

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