Circleville Police reports for Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Circleville Police reports for Sept. 25-Oct. 1

September 25

4:24 a.m. – A caller from a North Court Street location told police she was sure there was a cat stuck in the pop machine. Police contacted the owner who contended it was just the air compressor. The caller reiterated her concern and when police checked it out, sure enough there was a cat trapped. The cat was freed.

7:20 a.m. – A father claimed that when he went to pick up his daughters from their mother’s residence, she would not answer the door. He said it violated a custody agreement. Police took a report on a civil dispute.

7:39 a.m. – (No coffee strong enough for this morning) Police received a call from Rosewood Avenue about a suspicious person standing in front of the resident’s garage acting as if he is on drugs. The resident didn’t know the male described as shirtless and looking as if he is about to fall down. Authorities told the man to move along. No report was taken.

6:24 p.m. – Screaming sounds from the Parklawn Drive area brought police where they took a report for domestic violence. A caller told authorities that it sounded like a male was beating on a female.

7: 27 p.m. – A female requested a police presence as she and another person walked to their vehicles parked in the West Main Street area. She told police she heard what sounded like a firearm discharge behind a building, adding that she has had people follow them to their vehicles.

9:56 p.m. – A report was taken following a call from an East Main Street location by a female claiming to have caught several juveniles stealing.

September 26

8:50 a.m. – A Cedar Heights Road man had his Saturday morning interrupted as sewage began seeping into his home after backing up under a manhole outside. 

10:30 a.m. – Somebody registered a complaint about a junk vehicle parked along Hayward Street that had not moved for three months. A caller said the vehicle’s tires are flat, adding people come out of a Hayward Street address and retrieve clothes from it every day. The people later placed a tarp over it.

6:33 p.m. – A Margaret Avenue resident told police that an individual [name redacted] was driving through an alley near her residence and threatening her. Police took a report.

6:46 p.m. – A Kingston Court female reported that packages have been stolen off her porch several times.

8:01 p.m. – Someone broke into a vehicle on Fourth Avenue and stole more than $70.

Sometime between 8:50 and 11:59 p.m. – An emergency-911 call to police requested an extra patrol on Evergreen Avenue to watch out for a couple that pitched a tent in their front yard and were camping out — for fun. The caller said vehicles driving along the street were looking into the tent. Police said everything checked out Ok.

September 27

Sometime between midnight and 2:13 a.m. – A report was taken after a Lincoln Drive female alleged that a drunk and belligerent male [name redacted] came after her and her four children. The male did not physically harm them but was being erratic and did not have any weapons on him at the time.

Sometime between midnight and 2:13 a.m. – An East Ohio Street caller told police that a juvenile kept running from the front

to the back doors knocking on each. Several nearby residents confirmed experiencing something similar. A report was taken.

Time unknown – Four vehicle batteries were stolen from the back of a truck belonging to a Watt Street resident.

September 28

10 a.m. – Thousands of dollars in tools were allegedly stolen from an East Main Street building that is under renovation.

September 29

3:35 p.m. – Somebody obtained unemployment benefits using a Stella Avenue resident’s identity.

3:38 – On Logan Street, a group of 10 juveniles were fighting in the alley. A report about a physical altercation was taken. (Whatever happened to pick-up basketball games?)

6:39 p.m. – (Ditto) A group of juveniles along Walnut Street were admonished for chucking walnuts at vehicles.

7:51 p.m. – (Double ditto) Juveniles on bicycle are suspected for vandalizing a community cupboard in the West Mill Street area by stealing items from it and smearing peanut butter on a church. They were last seen riding their bikes south on Court Street.

8 p.m. – (No room at this inn) A Pontious Lane male complained to police that after letting two people stay at his residence, they were eating all his food and using his utilities. He told police that he wants the couple to leave. They told him it was a civil issue.

September 30

2:52 a.m. – A Lancaster Pike apartment resident told police his phone was ringing off the hook with people making threats against him following an argument that was carried out on Facebook. The caller said he can’t turn his phone off because he uses it as an alarm clock. A report was taken.

10:02 a.m. – Police received word that a community cupboard was broken into and damaged along West Main Street earlier in the morning by a group of juveniles on bikes who threw food all over the road.

10:10 a.m. – A West Mound Street resident said she could hear a female’s screams coming from near the railroad tracks. The caller said there appeared to be the female and a male arguing and it sounded as though the male was hurting her. Police arrested Marylynn Metcalf, 33, and charged her with assault, which is a first-degree misdemeanor. She pleaded not guilty and a Nov. 17 pre-trial was scheduled.

October 1

8:32 a.m. – A mother called police because her 5-year-old son refused to go into school. Nothing has moved him to go inside, including the staff trying to coax the boy to enter the building.

9:41 a.m. ­– On East Mound Street, a male said another male [names redacted] who lives at the same address, stole a stereo system from him and wrote him a couple bad checks. Police took a theft report and told the male complainant to get another title to his vehicle. They said the one he has is fictitious because the one, that the guest male signed, wasn’t notarized.

9:50 a.m. – A male accused a female for stealing his property after finding one of his ladders in a vehicle on a property the woman owns. Police took a report

1:56 p.m. – A good Samaritan turned over to police five credit cards that he found in an alley next to Watt Street.

2:49 p.m. – While renovating an East Ohio Street site, a maintenance worker reported that a container full of hypodermic needles was found.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *