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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.


• Oct. 20: Officers responded to a non-injury accident at West Market and Basil. A report was taken and a citation was issued.

• Oct. 24: A street department worker reported that an unknown person had removed his rear license plate from his parked vehicle. Officers took a report and entered the plate as stolen.

• Oct. 25: Officers were dispatched to a report of two sisters involved in a domestic dispute at a North Granville Street address. Officers calmed down the situation, took a report, and referred both parties to the prosecutor.

• Oct. 26: Officers stood by at the elementary school while a parent picked up a child. Officers then assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office by notifying the other parent of the new court order.

• Oct. 26: Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of Washington on a report of a domestic dispute. The female had reported that the male was intoxicated and making threats to her and to any officer that came to the residence. The male was arrested and transported to jail for disorderly conduct.

• Oct. 29: Officers took a accident report at a non-injury accident in the 700 block of West Market Street. A vehicle pulled from private property and struck a vehicle traveling on West Market causing that vehicle to leave the road and hit a tree.

• Oct. 29: Officers took a report on the theft of items from a vehicle on East Water Street. The vehicle was also damaged by the break-in.

• Oct. 30: An employee at Walnut Creek Apartments reported that a resident had not been seen and was not answering her phone or knocks at the door. Police made contact with the resident. While at the complex, a 77 year old male resident fell in the parking lot. Medic responded and assisted with getting him back onto his scooter and then to his apartment. The resident was OK.

Buckeye Lake

• Oct. 24: A Duke service station employee told police that a customer left without paying for $20 of gasoline.

• Oct. 24: A Leroy Street woman said someone came to her home and started a fight with her and her boyfriend.

• Oct. 25: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road. It was the driver’s third citation in a year.

• Oct. 26: The manager of a Walnut Road apartment said a window was vandalized.

• Oct. 26: A driver was cited for running a stop sign on Mill Dam Road.

• Oct. 26: A driver, who had illegal plates, was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone on Walnut Road.

• Oct. 27: A driver was cited for traveling 49 in a 35 mile per hour zone on Walnut Road.

• Oct. 27: A officer tracked down a mother and daughter who were feared missing. They were found safe, but hiding from the child’s father. The mother said the man attempted to choke her (not the daughter) earlier.

• Oct. 29: A Woods Street man was arrested on a warrant.

• Oct. 30: A Renner Street man who was on probation was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.


• Sept. 22: Police checked out an elderly man in a motorized wheelchair on North Street. He was OK.

• Sept. 23: A Lakeforest Drive resident reported the theft of a BMX bike.

• Sept. 24: A Gahanna man came to the police station to report that he signed over a $3,000 check to his girlfriend to put into her bank account. He said she is now upset with him and is refusing to give him back the money. Police spoke with her who eventually gave him $1,745 that she had in cash and promised to return the rest.

• Sept. 24: The complainant in the previous report was cited after he admitted to putting a license sticker for another vehicle on his expired tags.

• Sept. 25: Police took a report after a driver left the Duke station without paying for $25.02 in fuel.

• Sept. 26: A Broadway Street apartment resident asked police to check on the welfare of another apartment resident after he left her apartment intoxicated and said he was going to continue drinking. Police found him in his apartment and he said he was staying there for the night.

• Sept. 27: A Newark resident was cited for failure to control after her vehicle ran off Burch Street and struck a fence.

• Sept. 28: Police were called at 2:10 a.m. about a fight at the Canal Road apartment complex. Upon arrival, police saw a vehicle with two males leaving the lot. Police talked with the driver who said someone must have called when they were standing outside and talking loudly. They said there was no fight. Police discovered the driver was suspended and cited him for driving under suspension.

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