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Licking County: Man faces felony charges for weapons

The Pataskala Division of Police last week charged Clasher Dakota Durden, 24, of East Eighth Avenue in Columbus, with a fourth-degree felony for carrying concealed weapons and having weapons while under disability.

Durden was arrested at 3:28 p.m. April 27 at a business in the 100 block of Broad Street.

Police stopped Durden on a potential traffic violation and found he was carrying a pistol, ammunition and a switchblade, according to the police report.

The report was unclear whether the gun was loaded.

In other recent incident reports from the Pataskala Division of Police:

* Police are investigating the theft of prescription drugs and a scissors set between noon and 1 p.m. April 26 from a vehicle parked at a business in the 300 block of Broad Street.

* Police are investigating the theft of a riding lawn mower and a push mower, valued at a total of $3,100, between midnight Dec. 22 and 2:13 p.m. April 26 from a building in the 3000 block of Headleys Mill Road.

The equipment was not noticed as missing until April, when the report was filed, the police report said.

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