Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• May 20: Police were called about a domestic dispute at a W. 7th Street residence. An argument between a couple and the woman’s mother became physical; all were intoxicated according to the report. The man threatened suicide and was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital for evaluation. The woman and her mother were informed that charges of domestic violence or disorderly conduct may be pending.
• May 21: A man asked police to standby while he collected belongings from a W. 7th Street residence. No incident occurred.
• May 21: Police were called about a fire in the old Burger King’s parking lot. Five people, who appeared to be under the influence of drugs, said they were traveling to a concert when their car broke down, but there was no fire. No drugs were found, but they were informed they would be watched while they were in Buckeye Lake Village.
• May 21: An E. 6th Avenue man said he was assaulted.
• May 21: A Walnut Road man said his neighbor’s dog was barking so loud he couldn’t hear the news. The neighbor’s dog was not barking when the officer contacted the neighbor, but the neighbor was advised.
• May 21: A Walnut Road woman said a juvenile assaulted her granddaughter. The juvenile and her mother were contacted and the juvenile was placed under house arrest.
• May 22: A Walnut Road woman said her 13-year-old daughter was unruly and having problems at school. The juvenile was placed under house arrest until a court date.
• May 22: Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a Renner Street address. It was a verbal dispute and parties were advised.
• May 22: Police responded to a report of a three-year-old boy missing from his home after playing outside. A gate to the home’s fence was open. The house was searched and several law enforcemen agencies and volunteers searched the perimeter. Eventually, the boy was found unharmed in the house, sleeping behind a clothes dryer.
• May 23: A Hebron Road woman said two boys down the road from her stole her son’s bicycle twice. The boys’ mother was advised and the boys were transported to the station, warned not to steal anything else, and placed under house arrest.
• May 23: Police assisted the Buckeye Lake Fire Department with a man experiencing forgetfulness.
• May 23: Police were called about a person beating on a mobile home with a baseball bat. The homeowner said the man was her ex-boyfriend and was beating on her home because another man was there. The man with the bat, who was intoxicated, was charged with criminal damaging and public intoxication.
• May 23: A Goodwill Store employee reported vandalism to the building.
• May 23: A KOA campground manager said a man entered the campground twice and was asked to leave. Police contacted the man, who was told not to return to the campground.
• May 25: A homeless man was found wandering and looking for a place to sleep. He was transported to the St. Vincent shelter in Newark.
• May 25: A Woods Street man said someone broke into his garage and stole a lawn mower and a weed trimmer.
• May 25: A Woods Street woman said her garage was broken into and speakers were removed.