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Dublin: Man charged with city party 'host' law violation

An 18-year-old Dublin man was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor after allowing underage drinking at his residence in the 7200 block of Coventry Wood Drive between 1:56 and 3:49 a.m. May 17.

According to Dublin Division of Police reports, the homeowner's daughter awakened him to tell him his son was hosting a party where alcohol was being consumed by underage people.

The homeowner stopped the party and police later arrived after hearing rumors about an underage party.

The police charged the son for hosting an underage party.

In other recent Dublin police reports:

* A Dublin woman in the 7100 block of Inverness Court reported being scammed out of $4,000 May 16 after a man claiming to be her grandson called and said he had been arrested for marijuana possession and needed to be bailed out of jail.

The woman bought $4,000 in Green Dot money cards, as directed and called a number given to her to give out the money card numbers and bail out her grandson.

* More than $19,000 in jewelry was stolen from a residence in the 4300 block of Oak Wood Court between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. May 19.

A woman at the residence said window cleaners were in the home during the time.

* A paint sprayer, valued at $800, was stolen from the 6600 block of Eiterman Road between 12:01 a.m. April 11 and 12:01 a.m. April 17.

The owner said he used the sprayer at a job site and realized a few days later it was missing.

* A laptop computer and a TV were stolen from a residence in the first block of East Bridge Street between 5:30 and 10:05 p.m. May 15.

A man said he returned home and found his front door open.

When he looked around the residence he discovered his laptop and TV were missing.