Holiday Weekend Police Activity; December 23-24-25, 2016


2:27 pm – Injury crash; SR3 & SR161.

2:52 pm – Barking dog on Sunwood Place.

6:15 pm – Non-injury crash; Dempsey & SR3.

6:45 pm – Assist Westerville Police. No WPD cars available. Panic alarm at Bob Evans on Huber Village Blvd. Accidental, all okay.

8:51 pm - Caller returned home to find door open in Huber Ridge. BTPD checked house, all okay, nothing missing.

11 pm – Theft of Christmas lights from a home on Mexico Ave.

11 pm – Christmas lights stolen on Arnett Court.

11:30 pm – Aggressive, intoxicated customer refusing to leave a business at Sunbury Plaza, harassing customers & staff. Male subject, age 49, arrested and transported to jail.

Other Friday; 1 motorist assist (gas), 1 motorist assist (lost), 1 open door, 1 traffic complaint, 1 medical issue, 1 ex-boyfriend issue.

Saturday (Christmas Eve)

5:35 am – Non-injury hit/skip crash; Vehicle vs light pole. Driver left the scene.

6:51 am – Report of drivers out of their vehicles fighting at SR161 & Sunbury Road. All gone on police arrival.

4:26 pm – Mutual assault on Executive Parkway. No charges at this time.

6:45 pm – Report of a panhandler at SR3 & Morse Road. Area checked, not located.

7:35 pm – Caller had left home and could not remember if they had closed their garage door in Huber Ridge. Officer checked and let them know it was closed.

Other Saturday; 2 false alarms, 1 custody dispute.

Sunday (Christmas Day)

2:35 pm – Report of a male subject laying on the ground at Sunbury Plaza. Subject, age 33, intoxicated. Released to a sober third party.

6:39 pm – Traffic violator on SR161. Disoriented elderly female driver. One BTPD Officer gave her a ride to her destination and contacted a relative. Other BTPD Officer drove the woman’s vehicle to her home to avoid having to impound it.

7:54 pm – Report of a wrong-way driver on SR161. Area checked, not located.

9:08 pm – SR161 & Sunbury Road. Vehicle pulled over with flat tire, couple on their way to the hospital when tire blew. Pregnant female passenger going into labor.  Woman transported to St Ann’s Hospital by Fire Dept. Medics. BTPD Officers did their best impression of a NASCAR pit crew and rapidly changed the tire so the male driver could safely follow to the hospital.

Other Sunday; 1 custody dispute.

Monday (early morning hours only)

12:51 am – Intoxicated subject had been waiting at BP Sunbury Plaza over an hour for a friend to pick him up. Friend was a no-show. BTPD Officer gave him a ride home.

1:35 am – Assist Clinton Township PD on a report of a suspicious male subject armed with a firearm at Innis & Cleveland.  Clinton Twp. Officers tied up on other runs. BTPD made contact with two subjects. No firearm found.

Special Holiday Note; On behalf of the whole Blendon Township Police Department, special thanks to all of you who dropped off food and treats at the station, and for all of the cards and drawings from your kids, and words of support this Holiday Season. I have been an Officer here for 32 years. Every year, the residents of Blendon Township have been especially gracious to their police officers and even more so during holidays, but this year takes the cake. It has been a rough year for Law Enforcement across the country. Your support continues to inspire our officers.