Johnstown Independent

Police beat

Acquaintances, family members reportedly causing problems

Friday December 20, 2013 3:50 PM

Johnstown police officers responded to many recent incidents involving disputes.

A resident in the first block of Yardner Street reported at 5:40 p.m. Dec. 17 that a girl has been harassing her by texting and via Facebook.

A resident in the first block of South Main Street reported that her daughter's boyfriend was beating on her door, yelling and making threats at 10 p.m. Dec. 16.

A resident in the 500 block of Westview Drive reported that her uncle dragged her down a hallway and threw her into a wall at 2:25 p.m. Dec. 16.

A domestic disturbance was reported at 3:16 a.m. Dec. 14, when a woman reported her ex-boyfriend was harassing her, screaming at her and keeping her out of her house. A passerby on South Main Street, across from the Old Horseshoe, told him to leave her alone, and they started fighting.

Two females were in a verbal argument in the 200 block of Edwards Road, according to a disturbance call received at 5:44 a.m. Dec. 15.

A woman was being assaulted in the 300 block of Briarwood Drive, according to an anonymous caller at 7:23 p.m. Dec. 13.

A female allegedly assaulted a male in the first block of Edwards Road at 1:35 a.m. Dec. 12, according to a report from Licking County's 911 call center.

In other Johnstown police incident reports:

• A woman alleged that someone had let air out of her vehicle's tire in the slant parking lot on Main Street at 8:14 a.m. Dec. 17.

• Johnstown police assisted the fire department with an incident involving a car on fire in the 400 block of Kyber Run at 7:02 a.m. Dec. 17.

• A suspicious person was reported in the first block of Saratoga Drive at 12:37 a.m. Dec. 15. The individual was wearing dark clothing and standing near the resident's driveway, according to reports.

• A resident in the 300 block of Central Station Drive reported being awakened at 11:50 p.m. Dec. 14, when she said something hit her house. She looked outside her window and saw a car being driven away. Police said her house appeared undamaged, but they noticed footprints at the new house next door. Police said the noise probably was from a portable toilet being knocked over.

• Petty theft was reported at AutoZone, 772 W. Coshocton St., at 9:18 a.m. Dec. 13. A former employee of Hamilton Agri Sales & Service forced the signature of another former employee to purchase items on a commercial account at AutoZone, according to reports.

• A shopping cart of Red Bull was reported stolen from Kroger, 800 W. Coshocton St., at 2:48 p.m. Dec. 12.

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