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Police beat

Wednesday September 26, 2012 6:54 AM

Grandview Heights police officers Sept. 24 discovered two people removing steel and metal from a fenced-in area on Williams Avenue east of Higgs Avenue at the Grandview Yard development.

Grandview police

* Grandview Heights police officers Sept. 24 discovered two people removing steel and metal from a fenced-in area on Williams Avenue east of Higgs Avenue at the Grandview Yard development.

The fenced-in area had "no trespassing" signs posted. Both suspects reportedly admitted they were not authorized to be in the construction area. They had already loaded a steel pole onto their truck, police said. The pole was removed and put back in its place.

The suspects were released at the scene and told not to re-enter the property. Charges are pending contact with Nationwide Realty Investors, owners of the site, Grandview Heights police reports said.

* The owner of a business in the 1000 block of Dublin Road reported Sept. 20 several power tools were stolen from a work truck. Entry to the vehicle was gained by breaking a window. The total loss was estimated at $1,000.

* Officers observed a vehicle Sept. 14 traveling southbound in the 800 block of Grandview Avenue with a faulty muffler. The vehicle was stopped and it was discovered the driver was under suspension and had an active felony warrant through the Pickaway County Sheriff's Office, reports said. The man, a Columbus resident, was arrested and later released to Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies. He was charged with driving under suspension and with a muffler violation.

* Officers responded Sept. 14 to an injury accident on Dublin Road at West Fifth Avenue. A Delaware man who was driving one of the cars involved in the accident was found to have a suspended driver's license, police said. He was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital with minor injuries and was cited for driving under suspension after being released from the hospital.

* A Grandview resident reported Sept. 13 that his bicycle, valued at $150, was stolen from the rear yard of a residence in the 800 block of Palmer Road.

* A construction worker reported Sept. 13 that a pool pump and filter were stolen from the pool equipment room at the apartments at the Grandview Yard development. The man said the theft could have occurred anytime over the past two weeks. The total loss was estimated at $1,000.

* An employee of a car-repair business in the 700 block of Grandview Avenue reported Sept. 13 a diagnostic tool, valued at $5,000, was stolen from the business.

* Officers were dispatched Sept. 12 to a Dumpster fire in the north parking lot of Stevenson Elementary School, 1065 Oxley Road. A Grandview fire captain reported fires were intentionally set in three Dumpsters. Two of the Dumpsters back up to the rear of 1149 Parkway Drive and the other was in the northwest rear area of the school property. The fire department was able to extinguish the fires before there was any damage, reports said.

* A resident of the 1500 block of Cambridge Boulevard reported Sept. 10 that his home was broken into and several items, including a tablet computer, two laptop computers and $60 in cash, were stolen. The total loss was estimated at $2,160.

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