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Northwest Columbus: Door frame broken during disturbance at residence

A 38-year-old Donnylane Boulevard woman said a man broke the frame of her door at 11:25 p.m. April 19 while she was inside the residence arguing with her ex-boyfriend.
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Whitehall: Man loses gun, lottery tickets in scuffle outside store

A Whitehall man told police he was robbed at 4:25 p.m. April 12 outside Whitehall Carry Out, 4227 E. Main St.
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Johnstown: Crime Stoppers probing theft of firearms from home

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft of numerous firearms from a home in Johnstown.
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Licking County: Officers poised to close robbery case from 2013

The Pataskala Division of Police is a few steps from closing a year-and-a half-old robbery case.
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Marysville: Owners report burglary at Ash Street residence

The owners of a house on Ash Street reported an unknown person gained entry into the residence and stole items, according to a report from Marysville police. The homeowners reported the burglary at 10:21 a.m. April 12.

Police beat Man: Friend went out for drugs, never returned

A Delaware man reported to police that he was without a car after a friend failed to return from a drug deal earlier this month.
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Worthington: Dublin man charged with drug trafficking

A Dublin man was charged with drug trafficking after Worthington police found a large amount of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop about midnight April 6.
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Westerville: Cat trapping leads to charges

A Westerville woman was charged with assault after reportedly punching a man who admitted to taking her cat.
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Upper Arlington: Police field more reports of fraudulent tax returns

Upper Arlington police received seven reports from residents who said their personal information had been used to file fraudulent tax returns. Complainants include:
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Grandview: Pedestrian hears gun from vehicle, takes off

A man reported April 11 that he believed two men were preparing to rob him as he was walking to his home in Grandview.
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Gahanna: Older man reportedly solicits woman for sex

Gahanna police recently received a report of a man soliciting for sex at a local shopping plaza.
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Reynoldsburg: Woman indicted on felony robbery charge

Reynoldsburg police filed charges against two people, one of them a juvenile, in connection with the theft of $800 worth of merchandise from a store in the 2400 block of Taylor Park Drive.
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Pickerington: Windows reported stolen from construction site

Windows stolen from a construction site were advertised for sale on an online classified advertising site according to Pickerington Division of Police reports.
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Hilliard: Two vehicles reported stolen from driveways last week

Hilliard police received two reports last week about stolen vehicles:
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Grove City: Scammer defrauds business owner of $500

A business is out $500 after paying a fraudulent utility bill, Grove City police reported.
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Dublin: Identity thieves file bogus tax returns

Five Dublin residents reported their personal information was stolen between March 12 and April 8.
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Northwest Columbus: Store employee says shoplifter knocked her to floor

A 34-year-old employee of a store in the Carriage Place Shopping Center off Bethel Road said she was knocked to the ground April 11 at 5:10 p.m. by a shoplifter she was attempting to detain.
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Northland: Juvenile robbed of cellphone, house key and cash

A juvenile said he was grabbed by the throat by two people and thrown to the ground in the 1500 block of Stonebrook Lane at 9:03 a.m. April 10, according to a report from Columbus police.
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Whitehall: Man robbed at gunpoint after ATM withdrawal

Whitehall police reported a robbery at 6:50 a.m. April 3 at KEMBA Financial Credit Union, 4220 E. Broad St.
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New Albany: Girl treated after being trapped in flooded culvert

The New Albany Police Department responded to a call about a girl drowning in a New Albany Links Golf Course culvert at 5 p.m. April 8.
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German Village: Another car stolen in The Village

A $20,000 Honda Accord was stolen between midnight and 7:45 a.m. April 3 from the 600 block of South Ninth Street.
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Clintonville: TVs, camera stolen from Zeller Road residence

Televisions worth a combined $3,800 and a $750 camera were stolen in a burglary on Zeller Road that was reported at 12:01 a.m. April 11.
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Bexley: Man robbed at gunpoint of backpack, wallet

A resident of Chelsea Avenue told Bexley police he was walking west on Charles Street just east of South Cassingham Road on March 27 when a man approached him from behind, showed him a gun and told him to hand over his backpack.
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Delaware: Two arrested on indecency charges in separate incidents

Delaware police officers arrested two men on public indecency charges within one week earlier this month.
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Johnstown: Man charged with assault after accusing victim of 'ratting him out'

A man was charged with assault and aggravated trespassing at 9:55 p.m. April 2 on the 220 block of Sunset Drive South.