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Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports.

Buckeye Lake

• Jan. 29: A Carroll, Ohio, man was found passed out at the wheel after his vehicle struck two parked vehicles and a house. The car was against the house when police arrived. The driver, who blew .309 BAC, was aggressive toward police between periods of unconsciousness.

• Feb. 6: Police transported a Seymour Avenue resident’s daughter to Licking Memorial Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.

• Feb. 7: Police assisted a Licking County Sheriff’s deputy with a BAC test.

• Feb. 7: Police were dispatched to a report of a fight based on a witnesses report. The witness said the fighters were gone when police arrived.

• Feb. 7: Police assisted Licking County Sheriff’s Office locate a man wanted for a probation violation.

• Feb. 10: An Anchors Way woman requested domestic violence charges against her son. Her son denied any violence.

• Feb. 10: A Walnut Road woman claimed someone poured sugar into her vehicle’s fuel tank.

• Feb. 10: Police responded to a possible vicodin overdose. The person was not suicidal.

• Feb. 11: A Family Dollar employee witnessed a man beat a child. The man was located and charged with domestic violence.

• Feb. 13: Feuding neighbors were advised to stay on their own properties or face trespassing charges.

• Feb. 14: A North Bank Road man reported his boat was vandalized.

• Feb. 14: An Anchors Way man turned himself in after learning about a warrant for his arrest.

• Feb. 15: A Leroy Street woman asked for police to stand by as she collected personal items from her ex.

• Feb. 15: Police responded to an alarm drop at the First Community Church. The area checked secure.

• Feb. 17: A North Bank Road woman reported that her neighbor in the apartment above her was harassing and threatening her. The neighbor strongly denied her claim.

• Feb. 18: A Wood Street man reported a bag of prescription medications missing.


• Jan. 16: Police were called at 12:29 a.m. about a vehicle with its horn sounding in the parking lot of the Lakewood Drive apartments. Police determined the vehicle was registered to a Reynoldsburg woman, but were unable to locate her. Police then discovered that the vehicle was unlocked. The horn stopped after police tapped it.

• Jan. 16: Police on patrol at 1:05 a.m. saw an open shed in the backyard of a North 7th Street home. The owner said he forgot to close it, so police secured it for him.

• Jan. 16: A driver was cited for unsafe operation for driving with the front windshield completely covered by frost. Police were unable to see in the windshield.

• Jan. 17: Police on patrol at 12:10 a.m. discovered a water main break at 9th and North streets. They called the water department who turned off the water.

• Jan. 17: Police impounded a vehicle on East Main Street after being marked for 72 hours on Jan. 10. The action was delayed due to the bad weather.

• Jan. 18: Police were called about a vehicle swerving all over the roadway on South High Street. Police found the vehicle on East Main Street and observed it swerve in and out of the traffic lane. When police stopped it, they noticed a strong odor of alcohol. The driver failed a field sobriety test and registered .091 on a BAC test. The driver was cited for OVI.

• Jan. 18: Police were dispatched to assist the Licking County Sheriff’s Office with a reported domestic dispute on Refugee Road. Enroute, they were told the male half had left the home. No one was there when police arrived.

• Jan. 18: Police assisted Buckeye Lake Police with an attempt to serve a summons on a Lakewood Drive apartment resident. No one answered the door.

• Jan. 18: Police cited a driver for a traffic light violation on East Main Street at Krogers. Since the driver was also driving under suspension, the vehicle was impounded.

• Jan. 19: A Kroger employee reported that a truck hauled another truck onto the park lot and left it there. Police advised the complainant that a Columbus repo company sometimes drops off vehicle there to be picked up by another truck.

• Jan. 20: A driver was cited for a stop sign violation at West 2nd and Cumberland streets.

• Jan. 21: Police checked Ohio 79 for a vehicle reported to be travelling southbound in the northbound lanes. Police didn’t see it.

• Jan. 22: A Lakewood Drive apartment resident complained about receiving threatening calls from a restricted party.

• Jan. 22: A man was advised not to drive his four-wheeler on public roadways. He was warned that it would be impounded the next time.

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