A burglar made off with a $400 laptop and personal checks from a house in the 500 block of City Park Avenue.
Columbus Division of Police reports said the victim told officers someone entered her residence through a rear window between 10:30 and 11:45 p.m. Jan. 4 and took the items, which were in a kitchen table.
In other Columbus police reports:
* A woman who lives 400 block of East Columbus Street told police she was the victim of identity theft.
She said someone had charged more than $500 to her credit card between Dec. 19 and Jan. 3.
* At 7:20 a.m. Dec. 30, a woman reported someone broke the passenger window of her vehicle while it was parked in the 300 block of East Blenkner Street.
* A $450 right-angle drill was stolen between 4 p.m. Dec. 31 and 8 a.m. Jan. 3 from a construction site in the 200 block of East Beck Street.