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Clintonville: Suzuki reported stolen from Milford Avenue

A resident reported at 11:15 a.m. Sept. 14 that her 1994 Suzuki Sidekick was stolen from the 500 block of Milford Avenue. She told Columbus police the vehicle, valued at $2,000, was taken between 9:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and 9:45 a.m. the following day.

In the police report, the woman said rented DVDs valued at $50 and a $20 travel dolly were in the vehicle at the time it was stolen.

In other recent Clintonville-area incident reports to the Columbus Division of Police:

* A 37-year-old East Beaumont Road man reported his home was broken into between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 13. A $1,500 laptop computer, a small safe containing miscellaneous papers worth $300 and two boxes of jewelry valued at $300 had been taken, according to the report.

* A $450 muscle stimulator was reported stolen in a burglary at a Brevoort Road home Sept. 9 at 1:08 a.m. A television remote control, purse valued at $20 and a $5 pair of scissors also were taken, according to the 42-year-old victim.

* A motorcycle valued at $10,349 was stolen from behind an Indianola Avenue residence between 9 and 11:30 a.m. Sept. 14.

* A Drew Avenue man, 73, reported Sept. 9 that antiques belonging to him had been stolen from his booth at a North High Street store between noon Sept. 2 and noon Sept. 4. The items were valued at $1,008.

* An East Kelso Road woman said she mistakenly left her car unlocked after getting home at 9 p.m. Sept. 5, and when she got in it the next morning, she noticed its contents had been rummaged through and the interior smelled of body odor and cigarettes.

The resident, who filed the report at 1:27 p.m. Sept. 6, said items of dental equipment worth $1,200 were the things she was most concerned about, but that soccer equipment, $40 in gift cards and a cooking torch also missing from the vehicle.

* Paint pumps worth $9,000 were reported stolen from a work site on Oakland Park Avenue at 8:17 a.m. Sept. 9.

Batteries valued at $750 were also stolen between 8 a.m. Sept. 8 and 7 the morning the crime was discovered, an official with the company in Campbell, Ohio, that owns the equipment stated.

* A woman contacted police at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 12 to say her son had been the victim of threats made against him at Whetstone High School, 4405 Scenic Drive. The woman said the threats were issued to the 14-year-old boy beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 1 and continuing through 2 p.m. Sept. 11.

* Officers responded to a report of shots fired in a park off North High Street at 8:21 a.m. Sept. 12.

Upon arriving in the area, officers discovered "that the noise heard was a result of the individuals using pressurized and chemical devices."

The report was filed under the heading of a bomb threat, but no suspects were taken into custody.