Compiled from selected police activity reports.
• Dec. 7: Police contacted the father of a juvenile who was throwing rocks, nearly striking another child.
• Dec. 7: A Highland Avenue woman reported her fence was damaged. A refuse truck may have caused the damage.
• Dec. 8: Police were called about a man who jumped into Buckeye Lake. Police said the man appeared to be intoxicated and had threatened suicide. He was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital for evaluation.
• Dec. 8: A West 1st Street man said his son’s bicycle had been stolen and he saw a person riding it. The man provided the officer a copy of the bike’s serial number. Police located the person riding a bike matching the description of the stolen bike. The officer found the serial number matched as well. The person finally admitted to taking the bike. The bike’s owner asked police to file charges.
• Dec. 8: A Millersport woman said she left her wallet in a shopping cart and when she returned to retrieve it, the wallet was gone. A person had found the wallet and it was returned to its owner.
• Dec. 10: A driver was cited for expired tags.
• Dec. 10: A Walnut Road woman was arrested on a warrant out of Licking County.
• Dec. 11: A Walnut Road woman reported her daughter witnessed a man mistreating his dog. Officer contacted the man and found no sign of abuse at all. The dog’s tag was also current.
• Dec. 11: A driver was cited for traveling 48 in a 35 mile per hour zone.
• Dec. 11: A civil standby was requested while an eviction notice was served.
• Dec. 11: A Dollar General employee reported a shoplifter. The person admitted to shoplifting and was charged with theft.
• Dec. 11: A Pataskala woman reported her boyfriend, a Walnut Road man, assaulted her. Her eye was bruised and neck scratched. The boyfriend was charged with assault.
• Dec. 11: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Barrel Bar. The area was secure.
• Dec. 11: Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a W. 5th Street residence. Police found the people in the house may have the right to be there.
• Dec. 12: Police were dispatched to a West 1st Street residence where a woman was reportedly damaging her own vehicle. Upon the officer’s arrival, the woman told the officer she was damaging her boyfriend’s truck because he cheated on her, and then pushed her away while they were at a nearby bar. The officer discovered the truck was actually not her boyfriend’s and she was damaging an innocent woman’s vehicle. The owner of the truck agreed not to press charges as long as the woman paid to repair the damage, which she agreed to do. The officer did, however charge the woman with disorderly conduct.
• Dec. 13: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone.
• Dec. 13: Police checked out a 9-1-1 hang-up call with screaming in the background. Caller said it was an error and there was no problem.