Jan. 10, 2017:
– A caller on Half Avenue advised he was involved in an earlier domestic dispute in which a female was refusing to give him the charger for his ankle monitor. He later called back to cancel, as he was tired and going to sleep.
– The fire department advised it was en route to the 1000 block of South Court Street on the report of an electrical smell. Nothing was found at the location.
– A resident on East Ohio Street reported hearing what he believed to be a female crying for help. Officers were unable to locate the female.
– Officers responded to an activated alarm at Pizza Cottage on U.S. Route 23. The scene checked OK.
– A resident in the 600 block of Dunkel Road reported their front door was open, snow had been tracked inside and their dog was “going crazy.” A report was taken on burglary.
– Officers responded to an activated alarm at Coughlin Automotive on U.S. Route 23. The scene checked OK.
– An employee at Rural King on U.S. Route 23 reported a theft had just occurred, and a male subject jumped into a vehicle waiting outside for him and drove away southbound on Route 23. A report was taken on theft.
– Melody M. Shepherd was arrested for child endangering after a caller from the Ohio Heights apartment complex reported three children ages 11 and younger had been left by themselves since the previous night and contact could not be made with the mother.
– Officers responded to an injury accident in the 400 block of East Ohio Street.
– Officers responded to reports of a property damage accident several days before in the parking lot of CVS on East Main Street.
– Officers responded to an activated fire alarm at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church on East Main Street. The fire department handled the scene.
– Officers responded to reports of a woman drinking alcohol outside a business on East Ohio Street. A miscellaneous report was taken.
– Officers responded to a parking complaint in the 400 block of South Pickaway Street.
– A caller reported a disgruntled patient in the 600 block of Northridge Road. Berger Security advised they would follow the patient to the hospital emergency room.
– A caller advised of a male subject hanging around the library repeatedly asking the clerk to contact the homeless shelter, but the line was busy every time she tried. Officers were unable to locate the male.
– An officer noticed the door to the vacant Carnival Foods store had been jimmied open, and he witnessed four male subjects inside the building. A report was taken on breaking and entering, and the door was secured.
– A caller reported her vehicle was struck while parked at Rural King on U.S. Route 23, and the other driver left the scene.
– A caller from the Pour House on North Court Street advised a male subject was hanging around the building, possibly stealing, but the subject had since left the area. Officers advised the caller to call back if the subject returned.
– A caller from Charmion Performing Arts Center on North Court Street advised a young female was running in and out of the street. Officers were unable to locate the child.
– A resident on Sycamore Drive reported a suspicious vehicle in the area. Officers determined the subjects were contractors working on a property, and the scene checked OK.
– A caller in the 100 block of East Ohio Street reported she heard someone attempt to break into her front door. Officers determined the noise was due to a trash can blowing against the front door.
– A resident in the 300 block of Sycamore Drive reported two teen subjects looking into vehicles. Officers were unable to locate the subjects.
– A resident in the 200 block of East Mound Street reported a male subject on her front porch knocking and trying to make contact with her. The caller said she requested him to leave, and he did not. Officers were unable to locate the subject.
– Officers responded to an activated alarm in the 300 block of Wood Lane. The scene checked OK.
– A resident in the 200 block of Clark Drive reported four people were peeking into vehicles and attempted to get into them. Officers were unable to locate the subjects.
– A resident in the 200 block of Parklawn Drive reported a tree limb fell on the back end of a trailer causing severe damage. No injuries were reported.
– Mutual aid was requested with Harrison Township Fire Department regarding a call about a faulty carbon monoxide detector. Nothing was found, according to the fire department.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal