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Northland: Burglary nets thieves guns, jewelry, baseball cards

Among the items missing following a burglary on Poplarwood Road that was reported at 10:40 a.m. July 22 was a baseball card collection valued at $1,000. The man who reported the crime said it took place between 12:30 p.m. July 17 and 4 p.m. July 20. Also taken were $2,500 in miscellaneous jewelry and two guns, one worth $600 and the other $300.
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New Albany: Officers investigating string of recent thefts

The New Albany Police Department investigated several theft reports last week:
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German Village: Car break-ins add up

More car break-ins were reported recently in the German Village area.
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Clintonville: Man pulls gun to scare off alleged attacker

A Highfield Drive man said he pulled a gun on another man who had assaulted him and called him a terrorist in the 300 block of West Pacemont Road at 8:48 p.m. July 25.
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Bexley: Man presses his luck in taking lottery tickets

An employee of a business in the 400 block of North Cassady Avenue told Bexley police a man entered the store July 14, came behind the store counter and took several scratch-off lottery tickets from a dispenser.
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Delaware: Police stun man who crashed car into fence, fled

A Delaware police officer used a stun gun to subdue a Marion man last week after he reportedly fled from police in a vehicle and on foot.
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Marysville: Officials suspect stolen pallets are being resold

The Marysville Division of Police and the Union County Sheriff's Office believe three recent pallet thefts are related.
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Pataskala: Four arrested as suspects in recent string of thefts

The Pataskala Division of Police recently arrested four people in conjunction with a series of burglaries and thefts that occurred in the city within the past three weeks.
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Johnstown: Woman says ex-husband left threatening messages for her

Johnstown police received a report of menacing at 8:59 p.m. July 21 in the 200 block of South Oregon Street.
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Worthington: Man crashes car stolen from area business

A 22-year-old Columbus man was arrested by Columbus police after allegedly stealing a vehicle from a Worthington business.
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Westerville: Women charged with fighting in street near St. Ann's

Westerville police arrested two Columbus women for reportedly fighting in the middle of a Westerville street around 2:30 a.m. July 12.
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UA: Fallen tree damages shopper's SUV in Mallway

A Columbus woman recently got more than she bargained for after a shopping trip to The Mallway at Old Arlington.
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Reynoldsburg: Man found in the grass faces felony charge

Reynoldsburg police charged a man for assaulting a police officer after responding to reports of an intoxicated man lying in the grass at 4:10 p.m. July 11 at the corner of Eastgreen Boulevard and Officeview Place.
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Powell: Thief takes off with trailer, tools

A business reported a construction trailer and thousands dollars worth of tools were stolen from a site in Orange Township earlier this month.
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Hilliard officers help find, arrest alleged counterfeiter

Federal charges in connection with a counterfeiting operation are pending against a London man who allegedly used a counterfeit $20 bill April 10 at a Hilliard convenience store and gas station.
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Grove City: Robbery attempt not so lucky at Chinese restaurant

Customers stopped a restaurant robber from making his order to go, Grove City police reported.
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Gahanna: Flash flooding made streets impassable

Gahanna police responded to several calls about impassable streets because of flash flooding July 12.
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Dublin officers investigate stabbing on Briardale Court

Dublin police officers are investigating a stabbing that occurred July 20 on Briardale Court.
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Whitehall: Man says he was shot while emptying bladder

Whitehall police reported a Columbus man was shot in the leg at 2:45 a.m. July 11 in the 500 block of South Hamilton Road.
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Northwest: Man says former employee threatened him, his family

A 33-year-old Chaparral Road man said a former short-term employee of his was following him and his family and threatened them while they were at a business on Sawmill Road between midnight and 12:30 a.m. July 18.
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Northland: Man takes bullet to knee during confrontation

A Columbus police officer found a man who had been shot through the knee at 12:30 a.m. July 17 at the intersection of Carahan Road and Sharbot Drive.
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New Albany: Three recent arrests all drug-related

Drug-related arrests accounted for three incident reports last week from the New Albany Police Department:
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German Village: Vehicle break-ins, thefts reported in The Village

Several thefts from vehicles recently were reported in German Village.
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Clintonville: Computer, phone, shades stolen from car

A laptop computer valued at $2,000, a $450 cellphone and a pair of sunglasses worth $200 were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of East California Avenue at 6:41 a.m. July 17.
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Bexley: Work van sustains damage in theft of briefcase

Bexley police said a Columbus resident reported someone broke out the front right window of his work van July 8 and removed a briefcase and a box with an alarm from inside the van while it was parked at the rear of a business on the 2400 block of East Main Street.