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Clintonville: Jewelry, cash, band's gear taken in trio of break-ins

A garage in the 100 block of East Kelso Road that serves as a music studio was broken into between 5 p.m. June 16 and 11:40 a.m. June 17, according to Columbus police reports.

The victim said $2,190 worth of instruments and equipment were stolen.

A home in the 500 block of Acton Road was broken into between 7 and 9:30 a.m. June 16. A $2,000 diamond and emerald ring, $1,000 laptop computer and $100 in cash were taken, the victim said.

The front window of a home in the 200 block of Winthrop Road sustained $1,000 in damage by someone who broke in between 2 and 3 p.m. June 15, reports said. The burglar reportedly fled the scene without taking anything after a burglar alarm went off.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* Jewelry valued at $10,000 was reported missing from a West Tulane Road home at 12:30 p.m. June 20. The owner of the stolen items said the jewelry was taken from her bedroom after 1 p.m. June 6. The reporting officer said the victim's daughter admitted she had allowed two suspects in the theft into the home while she was away, and that one of them allegedly had admitted the theft to a mutual acquaintance.

* A resident of Brecksville said he was attacked by three men at 9:08 p.m. June 16 while on the Olentangy Greenway Trail near the 2800 block of North High Street. The three assailants reportedly fled southbound on the trail. At the victim's request, according to the reporting officer, he was transported to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for treatment of injuries to his nose.

* The owner of a store in the 3300 block of North High Street said someone riding by on a bicycle broke the store's front window at 11:14 a.m. June 20. Damage was estimated at $500.

* An East Schreyer Place woman said her car was broken into between 5 p.m. June 17 and 7 a.m. June 18. A purse valued at $40, along with a driver's license, debit card and credit card, were stolen, the victim said.

* A girl who lives on Yaronia Drive North contacted police at 11:29 a.m. June 17 to say that she has been receiving telephone calls several times a day for several months from someone who doesn't say anything or make any kind of response.

* A 23-year-old Broad Meadows Boulevard woman and a witness both told officers at 12:08 a.m. June 18 that another person threatened to shoot the victim in her apartment.

* A West North Broadway woman reported at 10:51 a.m. June 21 that she had been the victim of identity theft.

The woman said an employee of her credit union, which had issued her credit card, contacted her regarding suspicious charges made with it. In all, the woman said, seven unauthorized transactions totaling $1,327.89 were made on the card before it was canceled.

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