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Northwest Columbus: Cell phone video recordings prompt dispute in parking lot

A Rhapsody Drive woman told Columbus Division of Police officers she responded to a neighbor taking a video recording of her with his cell phone in the parking lot of their apartment complex at 9:57 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, by taking out her own cell phone and returning the favor.
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Northland: Residents report finding bullet holes in apartments

Residents in two North Meadows Boulevard apartments reported that someone fired a gun into their residences at 10:45 p.m. Aug. 27.
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New Albany: Notebook computer reported stolen from house

The New Albany Police Department is investigating the theft of a notebook computer between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 26 from a residence in the 7000 block of Central College Road.
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Clintonville: Man says graffiti aimed at me

An East Henderson Road man contacted Columbus police at 6:43 p.m. Aug. 27 after discovering graffiti the day before on the lid of his garbage can.
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Bexley: One vehicle, tire from another stolen

Bexley police said a resident in the 2300 block of Fair Avenue reported someone entered his unlocked detached garage at the rear of his residence between Aug. 21 and Aug. 22 and stole his black 2008 Honda Odyssey.
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Marysville: Man, 20, reports being jumped by three teens

A 20-year-old man was jumped by three juveniles as he walked on East Fifth Street about 7:55 p.m. Aug. 23, Marysville police reported.
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Pataskala: Police file drug-related charges against four people

Police arrested four people in conjunction with drug-related offenses last week.
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Johnstown: Man arrested for assault after punching, choking victim

A man was charged with misdemeanor assault at 6:43 p.m. Aug. 21 near a business in the first block of North Main Street in Johnstown.
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Delaware: Firing gun in city illegal, target-shooter learns

A Delaware man faces a misdemeanor charge after reportedly shooting a rifle earlier this month in the backyard of a city residence.
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Worthington: Argument ends with motorist spitting at woman

A Columbus man was charged with disorderly conduct in Worthington after reportedly spitting on a woman in a road rage incident.
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Upper Arlington: Resident confronts, chases intruder from his home

An Upper Arlington man reported last week that he awoke to find an intruder in his house.
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Westerville: TV, gaming system stolen from business

A business in the 600 block of West Schrock Road is missing a television and gaming console after being burglarized.
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Reynoldsburg: Confused resident falls asleep in neighbor's bedroom

Reynoldsburg police were dispatched at 5:30 a.m. Aug. 20 to the 6900 block of Carrousel Drive when a resident discovered an unknown man sleeping in the spare room of his home.
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Pickerington: Man who threatened business' employees arrested

A 34-year-old Blacklick man was arrested by Pickerington police for disorderly conduct at 11:11 a.m. Aug. 1 in the 1000 block of Refugee Road.
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Powell: Report of naked man leads to arrest near Alum Creek

Delaware County sheriff's deputies arrested one man and cited two others after receiving a report earlier this month that a man was naked near Alum Creek State Park.
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Hilliard: Westerville man accused of firing pistol at semitrailer

Hilliard police arrested a 28-year-old Westerville man Aug. 18 after he allegedly fired a pistol out his car window toward a semitrailer on Interstate 270 North.
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Grove City: Man robbed at knifepoint leaving local business

A contractor was robbed at knifepoint as he packed up after cleaning a local business last week, Grove City police reported.
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Gahanna: Vandalism includes veggie-stuffed tailpipe

Gahanna police recently responded to several reports of vehicles being vandalized, including a vegetable being stuffed into the tailpipe of a motorcycle.
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Dublin: Man taken to hospital after concerns about his well-being

Dublin police officers called the Franklin County Sheriff's Office SWAT team Aug. 20 while responding to a a request for a "well-being" check on Hathaway Avenue.
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German Village: Burglars hit Schiller Rec Center, other places

Four burglaries were reported recently in the German Village area, according to the Columbus Division of Police incident reports.
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Bexley: Gun, stereo among items missing from vehicles

Bexley police received multiple reports of vehicles being damaged in order to steal items inside.
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Pataskala: Lockout call results in multiple drug citations

Pataskala police officers handed out multiple drug citations Aug. 19 after receiving a report of a juvenile being locked out of a house in the first block of Coronado Drive.
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Marysville: Varmints in trash bin spur extermination by gunfire

Marysville police do not plan to file charges against an employee who fired a weapon behind a local business.
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Johnstown: Hurling of rock prompts charges

Johnstown police filed misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and disorderly conduct against a man at 8:02 a.m. Aug. 16 in the 10 block of South Kasson Street.
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Delaware: Drunken man charged after OWU-campus nap

A Delaware man faces multiple misdemeanor charges after police reportedly found him passed out inside an Ohio Wesleyan University building earlier this month.