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Bexley: Garages fail to keep bicycles safe

Bexley police said a resident in the 800 block South Cassingham Road reported that sometime between June 14 and June 15, someone entered her open detached garage and stole a bicycle valued at $2,055.95.

A resident in the 700 block of Chelsea Avenue also lost a bicycle to theft after someone entered her garage through an unlocked pedestrian door June 11. That suspect also stole a pair of bolt cutters, reports stated.

A third resident, living in the 1000 block of Vernon Road, reported that sometime between June 14 and June 15, someone entered her locked garage by kicking in the rear door and stole a black mountain bike.

In other recent incident reports from the Bexley Police Department:

* A resident in the 2300 block of Bexley Park Avenue reported that sometime between June 10 and June 11, someone entered her unlocked vehicle that was parked behind her residence and stole her GPS unit, valued at $100, and $10 in loose change.

* A resident in the 2100 block of Astor Avenue reported that sometime between June 11 and June 12, someone slashed a tire on her vehicle.

* A resident in the 200 block of North Parkview Avenue reported that sometime between June 12 and June 13, someone stole two sections of copper downspouts from the south side of his home.

* A resident in the 100 block of South Columbia Avenue reported that sometime between June 12 and June 13, someone entered his unlocked vehicle and took his wallet. Five credit cards from the wallet were subsequently used at several stores, reports stated.

* A resident in the 2400 block of Powell Avenue reported that sometime between April 20 and June 13, someone stole jewelry valued at $19,000 and a credit card from her house while it was being renovated.

* A Columbus resident reported on June 17 that someone stole an MP3 player valued at $600 from her car while it was parked in the lot of a business in the 2400 block of East Main Street.

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