MOUNT GILEAD POLICE REPORTS


March 21

Theft: Caller reported someone came into her apartment while she was at the laundrymat and stole items from her residence.

Theft: Someone stole three packages of steaks from Kroger.

Theft: Man reported his phone was stolen from his residence.

Dog bite: A woman reported that her daughter had been bitten by a stray dog. A man had contained the dog earlier in a cage, them let it go. The dog warden and officer patrolled the area but were unable to find the dog. The bite was not severe.

A person reported receiving multiple fraudulent calls claiming to be from Amazon, Chase Bank and the Morrow County Sheriff’s Department. The numbers were made to appear to be coming from respective businesses. She was directed to report the calls to the Federal Trade Commission.

A woman was reported sleeping in her car in the handicap parking spot while waiting on her father who was inside. Officer performed an open air sniff with his K9 partner who provided positive indication. Three marijuana roaches were located and destroyed.

March 22

A caller complained that her upstairs neighbor was making excessive noise. Officer made contact with the upstairs neighbor and he denied being loud but agreed to keep it down.

Lockout: Caller locked her keys in her vehicle. Entry was gained with no damage.

Officer responded to 222 West High Street to a fall with injury where patient was unable to open the door. Entry was forced and patient transported to Morrow County Hospital.

Man arrested on outstanding warrant.

Man was cited for stop sign and possession of marijuana. Was arrested on active arrest warrant and possible meth located and sent for testing.

March 23

Caller advised his electronics are getting hacked and malware added. He continues to buy new electronics and change email and buys extra protection for his home wifi.

Theft: A man attempted to leave without paying for something at Drug Mart.

Caller advised of an individual going door-to-door soliciting. Officer spoke with the person and explained how to get the proper license from the village.

A suspicious person was walking around Trinity Methodist Church. Officer was unable to locate the man but did find an unlocked door that set off an audible alarm.

Theft: Caller reported someone entered her apartment and took her dogs. Person was arrested for theft and additionally charged for disorderly conduct. A juvenile was also charged with disorderly conduct.

A caller reported the front door open to the New Life Assembly of God Church. Building was checked. No unauthorized entry was made.

Officer was called to Drug Mart parking lot for two semi trucks being parked in the parking lot. They were asked to leave and did so.

While officer was on foot patrol at Mount Gilead High School, one of the exterior doors was found unlocked. Nothing inside appeared out of place. He contacted the transportation staff to let them know.

March 24

The front door of the New Life Assembly of God Church was open. Officer walked in with pastor. Nothing seemed out of place or missing.

Well-being check: caller was worried about her sister who wasn’t answering her phone. Contact was made and she stated that she didn’t know anyone was trying to contact her.

A caller reported a possible scam. A female stated she could sign up and receive lower monthly bills on gas and electric. Gas and electric company was advised of the incident.

March 25

A caller reported someone shot a BB through one of the glass panes in her bedroom window in the past two weeks.

A caller stated she had met a man from Cleveland. During the conversation the man made a vague threat of shooting up her employer, Taco Bell. He didn’t mention a time frame or method. Officer advised caller to block him from her phone and social media.

March 26

Caller was stopped on West High Street waiting to turn into a public parking lot. Another vehicle was traveling eastbound, went left of center striking her causing property damage. No injuries.

Caller asked for a well-being check. The person was located at another apartment unharmed.

March 27

Caller reported that his girlfriend’s son had pushed her into a door, breaking the door and hurting her head and back with bruises on her arms. She was checked by E.M.S.

Caller reported that she had not seen her neighbor in a few days and it was unlike him to leave his bike outside and door open. Officer didn’t find anyone home. His keys, phone and eyeglasses were in the home. Later officer was advised that he had been transported to Morrow County Hospital by squad.

March 28

Caller said she believed that her boyfriend had been messing with things in her residence while she was away. She will call again if he returns.

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