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Police activity reports



Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• July 20: Police assisted Hebron Police administer a field sobriety test to a highly intoxicated individual.

• July 20: A Union Avenue woman said a rusty van approached her home and the driver attempted to lure her 15-year-old daughter into the vehicle. The daughter was alarmed and went into her house immediately and told her father what happened. Her father said he thought he’d seen the van in the area previously. Police advised the father to call the police immediately if he sees the van again. Police congratulated the girl for handling the situation correctly by seeking help right away and not approaching a stranger.

• July 20: Police had a juvenile suspect in custody for a breaking and entering incident at a Misty Lane residence. Three other juveniles fled the scene. The residence owner said the juveniles only entered the home to have a party and if the three others are found she believes a trespassing charge would be more appropriate than a felony breaking and entering charge; they were not at the residence to steal any items.

• July 22: A Pataskala man told police he saw a man in Heath load two kayaks from a store into his car. The man asked a store employee if the man paid for both, and the employee said the man only paid for one kayak. The Pataskala man followed the kayak vehicle into Buckeye Lake Village, where he wrote down its license plates and contacted police.

• July 22: A Beacon Light Lane man was cited for parking his trailer illegally in the street.

• July 22: Police were dispatched to meet with a Cliff Street woman regarding a domestic dispute. The woman said she and her live-in boyfriend had argued and she left her house. She said her boyfriend had a warrant for his arrest out of Hocking County. The boyfriend was taken into custody and transported to jail.

• July 23: A man reported his wallet and cell phone missing after he left a bar. He also reported the woman he was with as missing, but when an officer questioned her, she said both her purse and cell phone were stolen as well. She said they may have left the items in a friend’s car. The man wasn’t ready to press theft charges, but he was advised to contact police if he changes his mind.

• July 24: Officer dispatched to Duke service station, where a man was asking for money and food. The man had no warrants and checked out OK. The officer advised the man not to pester customers and to keep his distance unless they offer, which he agreed to do.

• July 24: Police were dispatched to a possible suicide incident. A young woman said she did want to take her own life, but agreed to be transported to Licking Memorial Hospital for evaluation.

• July 24: Officer dispatched to the Valero service station where someone stole candy bars and energy drinks. Surveillance cameras may be able to identify the thief or thieves.

• July 24: A driver was cited for traveling 46 in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• July 24: A Meyers Avenue woman reported a suspicious female in her yard and had video. of the incident. The female was contacted and she admitted she had been drinking and may have passed out in the yard. She said she blacked out.

• July 24: Police responded to an alarm drop at the Dollar General. Area checked secure.

• July 24: Granville Police told an officer a woman who was stopped for a traffic violation had a warrant for her arrest out of Buckeye Lake. A Buckeye Lake officer transported her to jail.

• July 24: Officer dispatched to a fight scene on Hebron Road. The officer tried to question a very angry man at the scene who was combative and refused to cooperate. The officer asked for backup from Hebron Police and two officers tried to calm the man. He refused to cooperate and was ordered down at Taser point. He was taken into custody, charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication, and transported to jail.

• July 25: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office in contacting a person.

• July 25: Police responded to an alarm drop at Our Lakeside Diner. A door was unsecured. A witness informed the officer that an elderly couple with small children believed the diner was open, tried the door, and were startled when the alarm sounded. Area secure.

• July 25: A man was arrested for violating a civil protection order. The man was transported to jail.

• July 24: Officer dispatched to a fight scene on Hebron Road. The officer tried to question a very angry man at the scene who was combative and refused to cooperate. The officer asked for backup from Hebron Police and two officers tried to calm the man. He refused to cooperate and was ordered down at Taser point. He was taken into custody, charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication, and transported to jail.

• July 25: Police assisted the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office in contacting a person.

• July 25: Police responded to an alarm drop at Our Lakeside Diner. A door was unsecured. A witness informed the officer that an elderly couple with small children believed the diner was open, tried the door, and were startled when the alarm sounded. Area secure.

• July 25: A man was arrested for violating a civil protection order. The man was transported to jail.



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