Stories tagged with: Pataskala

November 3, 2013 - 2:34pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

Licking County Sheriff's Department is looking for two gunmen who robbed a local gas station Sunday morning.

At approximately 3 a.m.,  Licking County Deputies received reports of a robbery at a Duke gas station located at 10202 Hazelton Etna Road.

Two men approached the clerk demanding money with weapons in hands. After receiving money the two suspects fled the scene.

The first suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet 6 inches to...

May 24, 2013 - 4:45am
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office responded to a pipe bomb situation Thursday morning just before 10 a.m.

Deputies said they were called to 6487 Waktins Road in Pataskala, where a property owner was cleaning a house trailer behind the residence. The trailer had recently been vacated and property was left behind.

While inside he discovered three pipe bombs. A complete search of the property was conducted by bomb sniffing dogs and bomb squad personnel. No other devices were found...

May 4, 2013 - 7:41pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Pataskala Police Department will have an OVI checkpoint from 9:00-1:00 a.m. Saturday night on Broad Street in Pataskala.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is to deter and intercept impaired drivers and help prevent alcohol related injuries and fatal crashes.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, out of 36 alcohol related crashes, 11 of them were fatal. The Licking County Sheriff's Office is advising...

March 22, 2011 - 9:33am
5 years 14 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a break in and theft at a business in Pataskala.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office reports on February 22 someone broke into RCD Sales on Columbus Parkway and damaged several campers and stole TV's out of the some of the campers.

Anyone with information on this crime is being urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740) 349-6888 or...

February 7, 2011 - 11:09am
5 years 20 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a home burglary.

Authorities say on January 18th someone broke into a home in the 6700 block of  Wesleyan Church Road in Pataskala.

The suspect stole several items including guns, computers, jewelry, autographed sports memorabilia and a bank debit card.

The card was used at a speedway store on Brice Road where a picture of a...

November 6, 2009 - 7:34pm
6 years 33 weeks ago

Pataskala Police are saying a man killed his wife and son, before turning the gun on himself. The bodies of John Eckard, Nicole Eckard and their son, Nicholas, were found yesterday morning in their home. The bodies were discovered after William Beer, a business associate, received an alarming letter from Eckard and called 911.

911 Call Excerpt:

911 Dispatcher: 911 what is your emergency?

Beer: Uh.. yea.. uh, I am not sure, I got a letter from...

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