Columbus police reports
An East Dunedin Road resident filed a report with Columbus police at 12:10 p.m. Aug. 29 regarding two men who allegedly had stolen portions of a vehicle exhaust system that had been stored at the side of her home. The victim said she observed the theft and had chased the two men down, demanding they return her property. She got most of it back, according to reports, but the men made off with an exhaust pipe the victim valued at $200.
A Havendale Drive resident reported at 1:53 p.m. Aug. 30 that a falling out with a roommate had led to threats, physical confrontations and an incident in which a gun was pointed at him. The victim said his roommate had threatened and harassed him on numerous occasions, stating, "I will kill you," "I will kill your brother" and "I will shoot up your mom's house." The victim told police he packed up his belongings and moved out before the lease, which was in both of their names, was up, but his roommate had followed him to a home on East Dublin-Granville Road where he was staying and punched him before running out of the house.
A northwest Columbus resident reported she was threatened while parked at a school on Indianola Avenue at 11 a.m. Aug. 29. The victim said a woman had knocked on the window of her vehicle and told her, "Don't threaten my daughter." The victim further stated the other woman then got into her own car, rolled down the window and shouted, "I know where you live and I'll get you."
An attempt to "talk out some issues" between three women at an address on Broadmeadows Boulevard at 9:50 a.m. Aug. 28 reportedly went sour. According to a police report filed at 1:08 p.m. that day, two of the women involved in the conversation were pushed and had food thrown at them, after which the suspect spit in their faces.
An official with a bank based in Simi Valley, Calif., contacted police at 4:16 p.m. Aug. 28 to report a home on East Weber Road had been burglarized and $600 in copper wiring and plumbing had been stolen. The report indicated the crime, which also involved $400 in damage to the rear and side doors of the house, occurred after 4 p.m. May 7.
A break-in was reported at a business in the 3300 block of Indianola Avenue at 4:46 p.m. Aug. 27. The suspect or suspects smashed a window valued at $800 and made off with a $6,500 motorcycle, according to reports.
A West Blake Avenue resident filed a report at 8:04 p.m. Aug. 27 regarding the theft of her bicycle earlier that day. The $300 bike was stolen from in front of a business in the 2600 block of North High Street, and the victim said the store may have video of the incident.
A break-in at a West Tulane Road home was reported at 12:07 p.m. Aug. 25. The victims stated the burglary took place after midnight Aug. 14. A prescription pill valued at $1 was missing, as were two items of jewelry worth $500 each, reports said.