Week in Review
December 20, 2021, through December 26, 2021

Fairfield County Sheriff Alex Lape Reports:
Week In Review December 20, 2021,
through December 26, 2021

*The Sheriff’s Office has noticed an increase in online scam activity, please be vigilant in who/where you are purchasing from, or what media outlets you are choosing to do business with. *
December 20, 2021
  • -Papa John’s/Memorial Drive, patrolling Deputies recognized 56 yr. old male subject with an outstanding warrant, male was placed under arrest and taken to Fairfield County Jail.
  • -Speedway, Columbus-Lancaster Rd., petty theft
December 21, 2021
  • -Meijer, Columbus-Lancaster Rd., fraudulent returns
December 22, 2021
  • -Bob Boyd Ford, theft, car broken into, items taken, report taken
December 23, 2021
  • -Meijer, Meijer Drive, Canal Winchester, subject attempting to return stolen items, report taken
  • -Pickerington area, Identity Fraud, attempting to claim unemployment
December 24, 2021
  • -Walmart, Canal Winchester, 41 yr. old male, petty theft, not ringing all items from his cart, released on a summons to Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court
  • -Meijer, Canal Winchester, 37 yr. old male, petty theft, he paid for some items, failed to pay for the items in his pockets, passed the point of sale, released on a summons to Canal Winchester Mayor’s Court
December 25, 2021
  • -Suspicious Vehicle, initiated traffic stop, male subject ran from vehicle, 45 yr. old female arrested for wrongful entrustment and transported to the Fairfield County Jail, vehicle was towed from the scene, 37 yr. old male has charges pending.

December 26, 2021
  • -Traffic stop, US 33 and Stump Hollow Rd, speeding, strong odor of marijuana emitted from the vehicle, field sobriety test was administered, 29 yr. old female was arrested and charged with OVI and speed and taken to the Fairfield County Jail.
  • -Chillicothe-Lancaster Rd, Clearcreek Twp., burglary, unknown timing, many items missing from a property in probate from a deceased relative, investigation on-going.