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Columbus police: Woman says boyfriend pointed gun at her chest

A Smoky Row Road woman, in a report filed at 2:38 p.m. Oct. 17, said her boyfriend picked up a gun and pointed it at her chest the previous evening at 7 p.m. after she went to his Sanbury Boulevard residence to confront him over harassment dating back several months.
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Worthington: Intoxicated man knocking on doors, asking to use phone

Residents of Rieber Street called police, reporting that a man was knocking on doors and asking to use the phone between 9:45 and 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 18.
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Upper Arlington: Bicyclist charged with OVI after early morning ride

A 23-year-old Upper Arlington man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated last weekend after police said they saw him riding his bicycle in the wrong direction of traffic near the intersection of Reed and McCoy roads.
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Westerville: Woman charged with trying to fill fake prescription

A Columbus woman faces felony charges of deception to obtain drugs after she tried multiple times to pick up fake prescriptions under her sister's name, Westerville police reported.
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Grandview: Boy reportedly grabs for officer's gun during arrest

A 15-year-old boy apprehended by a Grandview Heights police officer Oct. 15 attempted to take the officer's gun before being arrested, according to police reports.
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Gahanna: Whitetail buck in trailer prompts call

Gahanna police recently received a call about a live deer being transported through the city in a horse trailer.
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Reynoldsburg: Tossed pumpkin breaks bedroom window

Someone began "trick or treat" a little early in Reynoldsburg last week, smashing a bedroom window with a pumpkin.
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Lewis Center/Powell: Pair abscond from pet store with papillon puppy

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft after a pair of suspects allegedly left a Lewis Center business without paying for a puppy earlier this month.
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Grove City: Two charged in daytime break-in with resident at home

Two burglars tried to break into a Grove City residence last week while the owner was home, Grove City police reported.
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Hilliard: October activity includes handful of drug-related arrests

Hilliard police made multiple drug-related arrests earlier this month.
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Dublin: Officers arrest two men riding in stolen vehicle

Two men were arrested by Dublin Police Oct. 14 when officers responded to a report of several car alarms going off.

City keeping tabs on intersection crash data

Dublin stayed off the most-recent Top 40 Regional High-Crash Intersection list for central Ohio.
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Northland: Man assaulted, threatened in his Tamarack apartment

A Tamarack Boulevard resident, 28, said one man held him in a choke hold while another assaulted him with a belt at 12:11 a.m. Oct. 19, Columbus police reported.
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Whitehall: Good Samaritan robbed of cash in store parking lot

A Lancaster man told Whitehall police he was robbed at 11 p.m. Oct. 11 in the parking lot of United Dairy Farmers, 4374 E. Broad St.
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New Albany: Theft of Dodge van under investigation

The New Albany Police Department is investigating the theft of a Dodge Caravan at 10:01 a.m. Oct. 10 from a business in the 9000 block of Smith's Mill Road.
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Clintonville: Medallion worth $2,000, other jewelry taken

A Rush Avenue woman contacted Columbus police at 6:14 p.m. Oct. 16 to report that jewelry worth more than $6,500 had been stolen from her home. The victim said the items, which include a $2,000 medallion, were removed from the residence between noon Aug. 20 and noon Sept. 1.
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Marysville: Police investigate case of juvenile sexual abuse

Marysville police are investigating a reported case of sexual abuse.
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Pataskala: Stolen truck leads to two arrests

The Pataskala Division of Police arrested two people for receiving stolen property at 2:41 p.m. Oct. 13.
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Johnstown: Teen girl allegedly shoved down stairs by ex-boyfriend

A 16-year-old Johnstown girl went to an urgent-care facility in Westerville after she allegedly was pushed down the stairs by her ex-boyfriend on the evening of Oct. 11.
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Delaware: Driver hits cyclist on OWU campus, leaves scene

Delaware police arrested a Columbus man last week after he allegedly hit a woman with his car on Ohio Wesleyan University's campus, knocking her from her bicycle.
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Worthington: TWHS student arrested, charged for having drug paraphernalia

A student who claimed to be snorting crack cocaine in the Thomas Worthington High School cafeteria was arrested and charged by Worthington police Oct. 7.
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Westerville: Daughter facing charges after dad reports drug use

Charges of child endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia are pending against a woman after her father brought evidence of her drug use to Westerville police Oct. 11 out of fear for his grandson's safety.
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Upper Arlington: Police investigating three Oct. 9 daytime burglaries

Upper Arlington are investigating three separate home burglaries that occurred Oct. 9, including two in which beer had been consumed.
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Reynoldsburg: Students charged with disorderly conduct, drug abuse

Although the number of incidents related to the Reynoldsburg teachers strike was down last week, police responded to several incidents at the high schools that resulted in charges being filed against teenagers through Franklin County Juvenile Court.
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Powell/Lewis Center: Gunman robs bar worker

A Westerville woman reported she was robbed last month at a Liberty Township business.