Jewelry, cash, gun among items stolen in break-ins
A house on Fallis Road reportedly was broken into on Oct. 28.
The victim told Columbus police in a report at 5:53 p.m. that the burglary took place sometime after 9 a.m. Jewelry valued at $10,500 and $400 in cash reportedly were taken, and damage to the rear door of the house was set at $200.
An East Kelso Road woman told officers her residence was broken into between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Along with $5,700 in computers and nearly $500 in jewelry, the burglar made off with a .25-caliber handgun, the victim said.
Two people were taken into custody and charged with breaking and entering after officers responded to a burglar alarm at a business on Indianola Avenue at 12:12 a.m. Oct. 26. The suspects, a Reynoldsburg juvenile and a Columbus man, 21, fled on foot when an officer arrived but were apprehended a block away from the scene, according to reports.
An East Weber Road resident contacted police at 6:24 p.m. Oct. 26 to report his detached garage had been broken into and two bicycles, one worth $690 and the other valued at $350, had been stolen. The victim said the crime occurred between 3 p.m. Oct. 15 and 8 a.m. Oct. 26. Entry to the garage was made through a window, and the owner of the property told police he wasn't sure if it was locked.
A Worthington man reported being attacked by two people at the intersection of North High and Dodridge streets at 4:35 a.m. Oct. 22. The victim said he was robbed of $10 in cash during the assault.
A vehicle was reported vandalized for a second time at 9:32 a.m. Oct. 22. The victim, an East Pacemont Road man, told officers this time it appeared someone had used a baseball bat to break out the hatchback window of the vehicle.
A would-be burglar fled from a shed on Aldrich Road when confronted by the homeowners at 7:45 a.m. Oct. 22, reports said. The man who filed the report said the suspect also attempted to gain entry to the garage.