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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.
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Powell: Illegally parked car had stolen credit card inside

A traffic stop conducted earlier this month on a vehicle that had been illegally parked in a handicapped spot at an Orange Township business led to three arrests, according to Delaware County Sheriff's reports.
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Pickerington: Dog removed from 'deplorable conditions'

Pickerington Police Department officers were sent to a residence in the 100 block of Homestead Drive at 11 a.m. July 22 on a report of animal neglect;
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Reynoldsburg: Generator, copper pipes stolen from construction site

Police were dispatched at 9:01 a.m. Aug. 13 to investigate a breaking and entering at a construction site in the 1800 block of Deville Drive.
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Gahanna: Meteor watchers warned for being in park after dark

Individuals were warned about being in a Gahanna park after dark when they were trying to view last week's meteor shower.
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Grove City: Suspicious activity at restroom prompts call

A man was arrested outside a local business for possession of heroin, Grove City police reported.
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Worthington: Man threatens to burn parents' house

Warrants were issued after a 19-year-old Worthington man threatened to set his parents' residence on fire.
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Upper Arlington: Police charge man with OVI following vehicle crash

A Dublin man last week was arrested after allegedly driving at high speeds and crashing into a residential yard near Wellington School.
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Hilliard: Search underway for man who allegedly posed as an officer

Hilliard officers are investigating an incident in which an unidentified man allegedly impersonated a police officer and asked to search the bag of a 13-year-old boy.
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Business reports woman stole two computers

A business in the 6700 block of Dublin Center Drive reported to the Dublin Division of Police two computers were stolen by a former employee.