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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• May 31: Police received a report of a small child on a bike in the roadway. The child was returned home safely and his mother was advised to keep a closer eye on him.

• May 31: Police assisted the Licking County Sheriff’s Office with a Buckeye Lake resident with a warrant for his arrest.

• May 31: Police checked out a report of a suspicious person at the North Shore Boat Ramp. The person consented to having his car searched and the officer found a used syringe. Police determined that the person had no medical need for the syringe and was charged with possession of a drug abuse instrument.

• June 1: Police responded to a report of a non-responsive person at an Elliott Avenue residence. The person was deceased and likely passed away sometime during the night.

• June 1: Police assisted the squad with a possible overdose.

• June 2: A Union Avenue woman reported two people stealing flowers from a neighbor’s house.

• June 2: Officers responded to a “set out” – a court-ordered eviction – to remove a person from a Walnut Road residence. The person was known to have weapons. The person was evicted, and then transported to the police station on an arrest warrant.

• June 2: A Walnut Road woman said she and her brother had a verbal dispute, which ended with him shoving her. The woman did not want to press charges.

• June 3: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• June 3: A driver was cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• June 5: A W. 3rd Street man was arrested on a warrant out of Columbus.

• June 5: A W. 1st Street wom- an said two men were arguing in front of her home. The men were advised to leave.

• June 5: Police checked out a 9-1-1hangupcallfromaW1st Street residence. The residents were sleeping and there was no emergency.

• June 5: A driver was cited for speeding, expired tags, and driving with a suspended license.

• June 6: A Central Avenue man said his soon to be ex-wife was hassling him. An officer told him it was a civil matter and she had not yet broken any laws.

• June 6: A Walnut Road man told police that a named person had been threatening him. Police contacted the person, telling them ot to contact the complainant.

• June 7: Police assisted a state highway patrol trooper with an OVI test.

• June 7: A driver was cited for traveling 50 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• June 7: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office on a complaint of people shooting guns for recreation, including an automatic weapon. The people agreed to stop shooting.

• June 7: Two drivers were each cited for running a stop sign.

• June 7: A driver was cited for traveling 52 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• June 7: A driver was cited for traveling 47 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• June 7: Police were asked to stand by at the KOA campground as the owners dealt with a customer who appeared to be trying to leave the campground without paying. The matter was resolved.

• June 8: A driver was cited for traveling 48 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• June 8: Officer received a report of a trash fire at a Walnut Road residence.

• June 8:A W. 2nd Street homeowner reported a suspicious odor.

• June 9: A woman was cited for allowing a dog to escape her residence and try to bite a little girl.

• June 9: A Rosebraugh Circle woman arrived home to find a Topcat Concrete truck in her driveway and her boat missing. The Topcat company owner said the truck struck the boat and he was taking responsibility for the incident.

• June 9: A mental institution advised police that a man who claimed he intended to kill a Buckeye Lake resident for stealing his wife was being released. Police learned that the potential victim had moved from the area a year ago.

• June 11: Police followed a vehicle with a loud exhaust system and discovered that the vehicle’s tags expired that day, the driver’s license was suspended, and the driver was wanted on an active warrant for his arrest out of New Albany. The officer stopped the vehicle and found the driver was also possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The man was arrested and turned over to New Albany police on the warrant.

• June 11: A W. 3rd Street man said he was trying to sleep when a car with loud music woke him up. He said the driver became belligerent and threatening when he asked the driver to turn down the music. The driver was charged with disorderly conduct.

• June 11: Police received a report of a person making meth at his home. Officer found a multicolored pipe at the residence after the resident allowed police inside.

• June 11: A Park Street woman said her ex-boyfriend assaulted her and then assaulted his mother. An officer detained the ex-boyfriend and found he was in possession of drug paraphernalia, which contained marijuana resin. The ex-boyfriend may be charged with assault and possession.

• June 11: A Newark woman said while she was hanging out at her friend’s place in Buckeye Lake when her ex-boyfriend showed up, She told police they argued, and he broke her iPad. She also told police there were drugs in the residence and that her ex-boyfriend’s brother had a gun. An officer spoke with all four people, who admitted they had been smoking meth.

• June 11: Police secured a door left open at the Buckeye Lake Brewery.

• June 12: A door left open at a Seymour Avenue residence was closed. The house was empty and no one was inside.

• June 12: Alarm drop at a Walnut Road residence. Area secure.

• June 12: A fight was reported at the Beachridge Lounge. Police found no fight at the location.

• June 12: A Walnut Road man agreed to turn down music following a complaint.

• June 12: A W. 1st Street man said he saw people in an empty trailer near his home. He and the officer found signs that someone may be making meth in the structure.

• June 13: An officer conducted a civil stand-by at a Union Avenue residence.

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