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Clintonville: Two charged in overnight Sunset Drive burglary

Columbus police charged a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man with burglary for allegedly breaking into a Sunset Drive home last week.

The break-in took place at 1:13 a.m. April 22, reports said.

The adult suspect, a resident of Swansea Road, was taken to jail, while the 17-year-old was booked into juvenile detention.

The report did not list items allegedly taken in the burglary.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* An Andrus Court woman told police her vehicle sustained $10,000 in damage while it was parked in the 3500 block of North High Street between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. April 27.

* A break-in at a Winthrop Road residence, reported by the homeowner at 10:50 a.m. April 26, netted the burglar or burglars a bicycle valued at $350 and $20 in cash. The victim said the incident occurred between 11 p.m. April 25 and 7:30 that morning.

* A West Kenworth Road resident said his $2,500 U.S. Navy flute was stolen in a burglary that took place between 9:30 and 11 a.m. April 25. The victim said $500 in cash also was stolen.

* A Whetstone High School teacher contacted police at 2:31 p.m. April 24 to report her $192 cell phone had been stolen from her desk between 12:10 and 12:40 p.m. April 16.

* An apartment building in the 4000 block of North High Street reportedly was broken into between 4 p.m. April 19 and 9:50 a.m. April 21. According to reports, $500 in cash was taken from a vending machine and the front-door lock of the building sustained $300 in damage.

* A Shiloh Drive man contacted police at 12:21 a.m. April 28 to report another man had been following him in his car and making threats to hurt the victim. The report was taken at the intersection of North High Street and Fenway Avenue.

* A man who allegedly barged his way into an East Beechwold Boulevard home at 2:41 p.m. April 28 told officers he was just hanging out with his neighbors, but the neighbors had a different view of the situation. According to the woman who contacted police, the man at first knocked on the door of her home and then pushed it open, walking in without being invited. She said he began to complain about his girlfriend and that he appeared to be "very intoxicated." The woman's husband escorted him out of the house, and the couple was given information on filing charges with the prosecutor's office.

* A Grove City woman said she was robbed of her car keys and her purse while sitting in a parked vehicle on Broad Meadows Boulevard at 7:23 a.m. April 22. The victim said she also was robbed of $50 in cash and added the purse is worth $60.