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Cash, jewelry, TV stolen from Midgard Road home

A Midgard Road woman lost $4,000 in cash, along with jewelry and electronics, in a burglary last week.

The woman told Columbus police her home had been broken into around 12:37 a.m. March 22 and that $4,000 in $20 bills had been stolen.

She also said various items of jewelry valued at $2,460 had been taken, as was a television set worth $2,000 and a $300 video-game console.

Damage to the rear door of the house was estimated at $300.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* A Deland Avenue woman contacted officers at 2:24 p.m. March 18 to report she had been the victim of fraud by someone who claimed to be a roof repairman. She said the man came to her home March 11 and again March 15, and convinced her on each occasion to provide him with a check for repairs to her roof, which were never completed. One check was for $852, according to reports, while the other was for $820; both were cashed. The woman said the alleged repairman did not provide her with any means of contacting him.

* A Deland Avenue man reported his vehicle was stolen from in front of his house between 10:30 p.m. March 23 and 8:15 a.m. the next day. He said the vehicle was worth $8,000.

* An Indianapolis woman reported her car had been broken into March 20 between noon and 1:05 p.m. while it was parked in the 4200 block of North High Street. Damage was estimated at $500. The woman also said a $3,000 laptop computer and $200 cellphone were stolen from the vehicle, along with credit cards and her driver's license.

* An employee of a North High Street business said $400 in wooden skids were stolen at 9:15 p.m. March 20 by individuals who loaded the items into a vehicle and drove south down High Street.

* An East Oakland Avenue man who was shopping at 11:30 p.m. March 18 at a store in the 2800 block of North High Street discovered someone had broken the driver's-side window of his car while he was inside the store. Damage was estimated at $250.

* A Northridge Road woman reported at 5:20 p.m. March 18 that someone who has her Social Security number and date of birth has been applying for credit cards with various companies dating back to March 15. The woman said the credit-card companies had contacted her for additional information.

* Police were contacted by a Queensbridge Drive woman at 7:26 p.m. March 20 regarding obscene phone calls she had received while at an Indianola Avenue address. The woman said the calls were placed at 12:40 and 1:18 p.m. March 11.

* A Jeffrey Place woman filed a report at 3:37 p.m. March 19 saying she had come to realize her income tax return had been stolen from her front porch March 1. The woman said the apparent theft of the large envelope came to her attention after she contacted her accountant March 15.

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