Police beat

Letter threatens harm to student, classmates

A Clintonville woman contacted Columbus police at 1:22 p.m. Dec. 14 to report that an individual had written a letter four days earlier "detailing how she was going to cause serious physical harm" to the woman, her daughter and several other students at the teenage girl's school, according to reports.

Little Caesar's Pizza, 5548 N. High St., was robbed at 9:52 p.m. Dec. 13 by two men wearing black jackets and black hoodies, one of whom implied that he had a weapon, although none was seen by the victim, according to reports.

A Crestview Road home that's currently vacant and in the process of being restored reportedly was burglarized between 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and 12:50 p.m. Dec. 13. The owner said $14,000 worth of copper plumbing had been stolen.

Copper plumbing valued at $1,500 was reported stolen from a vacant East Lakeview Avenue home at 11:56 a.m. Dec. 15. The theft occurred after 3:30 p.m. Dec. 13, according to reports.

Seven air-conditioning units on Sunset Cove in the Olentangy Village Apartments were vandalized and, in each case, $25 worth of copper parts was stolen, according to a report filed at 5:12 p.m. Dec. 13. The crime took place around 3 p.m., reports said, and damage to the units was estimated at $7,000.

An officer working special duty reported noticing a suspicious vehicle, which he followed and eventually stopped at the intersection of North High Street and Morse Road at 1:52 a.m. Dec. 12, charging the driver, a 20-year-old Crew Avenue woman, with possession of drug paraphernalia.

A resident of an apartment on North High Street reported at 12:54 p.m. Dec. 12 that his $11,000 motorcycle had been stolen. The victim said the theft took place after 9 p.m. the day before.

A Westerville woman contacted police at 4:59 p.m. Dec. 11 to report the theft months earlier of an envelope containing $2,200 in cash. The victim said the individual she holds responsible for the crime was a passenger in her car Sept. 21 when, at 4 p.m., the driver stopped at a store at the intersection of North High Street and Morse Road, forgetting the envelope was in the purse she left behind, reports said.