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Westerville: Police charge man with domestic violence and assault

Westerville police arrested and charged a man with domestic violence and assault July 13 after he reportedly assaulted his wife.
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Upper Arlington: Pink spray paint has UA residents seeing red

A spray of pink has some Upper Arlington residents seeing red.
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Grandview: Development's construction sites attract thieves

Grandview Heights police responded last week to two reports of thefts from sites in the area of the Grandview Yard development.
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Gahanna: Driver alerted by other driver that his car was on fire

Gahanna police recently responded to a report of a vehicle on fire near the area of South Hamilton Road.
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Reynoldsburg: Vandals damage vehicles on four city streets

Reynoldsburg police are investigating several reports of vehicles being vandalized between July 13 and July 15.
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Powell/Lewis Center: Lewis Center residents report smashed car windows

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office is investigating multiple recent cases involving damage to vehicles in Lewis Center.
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Grove City: Two men rob restaurant at closing time

Two men robbed a local restaurant with a gun, Grove City police reported.
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Dublin: Trash cans set on fire in Emerald Fields Playground

Arson was reported in Dublin when two trash cans at the Emerald Fields Playground, 4040 Wyandot Woods Boulevard, were set on fire between noon July 5 and 9:41 a.m. July 6.
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Whitehall: Gun fired during domestic struggle, police say

Whitehall police arrested a 49-year-old man for assault, domestic violence, endangering children and three counts of possession of drugs at 4:45 p.m. July 13 at a Ross Road residence.
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Northwest: Durness Place resident reports man exposed himself

A Durness Place woman contacted Columbus police at 1:01 a.m. Saturday, July 19, and reported that one minute earlier she had observed a naked man masturbating on the deck of her home.
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Northland: Roommates report theft of furniture, rug worth $2,700

A couch, mattress, shoes and even the living room rug were stolen in a burglary on Stoneway Drive that was reported at 3:53 a.m. July 18.
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New Albany: Police arrest two people found asleep in vehicles

New Albany police arrested two people in recent weeks after finding the individuals asleep in their vehicles.
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German Village: S. Pearl St. burglary nets items worth $2,800

Items worth more than $2,800 worth of merchandise were stolen July 15 from a house in the 700 block of South Pearl Street.
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Clintonville: Stolen car taken for short, destructive joy ride

A Chase Road woman contacted Columbus police at 9:43 a.m. July 13 to say that someone stole her vehicle, worth $25,000, from her front yard the night before; hit another vehicle, causing major damage to the victim's car; then parked it a few doors down from her home. The victim said the theft took place after 11:30 p.m. July 12.
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Bexley: Thieves drawn to residents' jewelry

Thieves recently helped themselves to various pieces of jewelry at area homes, according to Bexley police reports.
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Marysville: Gas reported stolen from two businesses

Gas was reported stolen from two businesses July 11. One theft occurred at 7:22 a.m. at a business on Columbus Avenue and the second incident was reported at 7:39 a.m. at a business on North Cherry Street.
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Pataskala: Recent traffic stop results in three citations

The Pataskala Division of Police cited three people, two of them for OVI, following a traffic stop July 15.
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Johnstown: Thefts from homes reported this week

Johnstown police recently responded to incidents involving theft from residences after screen doors were damaged.
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Delaware: Woman could face charges after recent drug overdose

First responders successfully revived a woman who reportedly suffered a drug overdose early this month at a residence less than a half-mile from Hayes High School.
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Worthington: Narcotics reported stolen from convalescent center

No charges were filed against a North High Street convalescent center employee who was accused of stealing narcotics from the pharmacy.
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Westerville: Argument builds, brings in police for an investigation

A series of disputes between an employer and an employee came to a head July 10 when the business owner called Westerville police to accuse the employee of breaking into the building in the 600 block of McCorkle Boulevard after he was fired.
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Upper Arlington: Nearly $6,000 worth of items stolen from garage

Nearly $6,000 worth of items was reported stolen from an unlocked attached garage at an Upper Arlington home last week.
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Grandview: Two face felony drug charges

Two traffic stops last week resulted in arrests on felony drug possession charges, according to Grandview Heights police reports.
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Gahanna: Recent storm toppled trees, brought down power lines

Police responded to multiple calls about trees down in roadways following a July 7 storm.
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Reynoldsburg: Store reports theft of $900 Spider-Man comic book

This theft is no laughing matter: Reynoldsburg police are looking for a thief with a yen for rare comic books.