On Dec. 25 at 3:30 p.m., a Wick Street woman reported that she had received a Facebook message from her ex-boyfriend who stated that he had removed her rear tire from her vehicle. When the woman checked her vehicle she found that the tire had in fact been removed from the vehicle which was parked in front of her residence during the early morning hours. During the investigation, police learned that the tire had been removed because the woman owed her ex boyfriend $20. Later that day the ex boyfriend returned the tire.
On Dec. 20 at approximately 7:15 p.m., an officer was flagged down by a pedestrian by the Dollar General on Main Street. The pedestrian stated that he saw an East Main Street resident sitting on the guard rail fall backwards onto the ground and was unable to get up. An officer approached the East Main Street resident and observed her to be intoxicated. She stated she had been drinking at the Tangerine Lounge and was walking home. The officer did not observe any visible injuries to the intoxicated female and she decline medical attention. The officer then gave her a ride to her home without further incident.
On Dec. 20 at 5:25 p.m., officers were on patrol when they observed what appeared to be a broken window at a vacant house located on High Street. Officers approached the house and observed the window to be intact and unbroken. While on the front porch of the home, officers noticed that the house had been entered through another entrance. Officers entered the home and conducted a search of the premises. While inside, officers noticed what appeared to be a small bottle of what appeared to be mercury. The fire department and a Haz Mat team were called in and the mercury was properly disposed of .
On Dec. 13 at approximately 3 p.m., officers were on patrol when they were flagged down by a passer-by who stated there was a vehicle accident at the intersection Oak Grove Road and state Route 39. Officers responded to the scene of the crash and observed a red Chevy Cobalt in a ditch while the other vehicle involved was in the road with a damaged front end. At this time, officers contacted the Ohio State Highway Patrol for assistance. Officers directed traffic while the patrol investigated. No injuries or arrest resulted from the accident.
On Dec. 13 at 6:55 p.m., police received a complaint call from Lisbon Dispatch of juveniles "messing around" a truck on Water Street. An officer responded to the scene a tractor trailer and a Chevy Truck parked on the side of the road. The officer did not observe any damage to the the vehicles. No persons were located at the scene.
On Dec. 9 at 1:40 pm., a Spring Valley Road man reported he was driving by a building that he owns on Summitville Road and notice the rear door was open. Upon further inspection, he discovered someone had gained entry to the building through the front the front windows. After securing the building, he met with officers to make a report. He could not say for certain whether anything was missing at the time of the report, but wanted the incident documented.
At 10:50 a.m. on Dec. 6, the owner of a East Main Street business called to report a breaking and entering at the business. Officers responded and found no signs of forced entry.