Grandview Heights police officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Williams Avenue at 3:43 p.m. Nov. 12 on a report of a man making verbal threats and displaying a firearm. When officers arrived, the man reportedly was attempting to operate heavy machinery at the corner of Williams and Higgs avenues. Police arrested Jeffrey D. Partin, 49, of Teeter Road in Butler, and a .40-caliber pistol was retrieved from his coat pocket, according to reports. Officers also noted a strong odor of alcohol on Partin, reports said.

Grandview Heights police officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Williams Avenue at 3:43 p.m. Nov. 12 on a report of a man making verbal threats and displaying a firearm. When officers arrived, the man reportedly was attempting to operate heavy machinery at the corner of Williams and Higgs avenues. Police arrested Jeffrey D. Partin, 49, of Teeter Road in Butler, and a .40-caliber pistol was retrieved from his coat pocket, according to reports. Officers also noted a strong odor of alcohol on Partin, reports said.

He was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, a fourth-degree felony, and having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, as well as a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing. He was transported to Ohio State University Medical Center and released to its custody, reports said.

In other recent Grandview police reports:

* Officers were dispatched on a robbery in progress at 7:06 a.m. Nov. 11 at CVS, 1495 W. Fifth Ave. As he approached the area, the reporting officer said, he spotted a suspect in the back of a cab driving on Grandview Avenue. The cab was stopped on King Avenue and the suspect was detained. The woman had a BB gun and an undisclosed amount of money in her possession, according to reports. She was released to the custody of Columbus police.

* A complaint at 9:47 p.m. Nov. 15 from a resident of the 1100 block of Edgehill Drive led officers to an apartment that smelled strongly of marijuana, reports said. The resident told police he had marijuana in his room and consented to a search. Officers seized 350 grams of marijuana, as well as psychedelic mushrooms, ecstasy, acid and drug paraphernalia, according to reports.

* A resident of the 1500 block of Cambridge Boulevard reported at 4:41 p.m. Nov. 15 that two men were collecting money for the March of Dimes in the neighborhood, despite that group having no current fundraisers. Police made contact with one of the suspects and he was unable to produce a permit, reports said. The suspect also was found to have an active warrant through Franklin County Municipal Court and was arrested and taken to the Franklin County jail.

* A resident of the 1400 block of Haines Avenue reported at 12:08 p.m. Nov. 16 that five bicycles, chained together at the back of his residence, had been stolen.

* An air compressor and a saw were stolen between 10 p.m. Nov. 14 and 9 a.m. Nov. 15 from a home under renovation in the 1600 block of Ridgeway Place, according to reports.

* The owner of a business in the 900 block of Burrell Avenue reported he caught four people attempting to steal scrap metal from outside the business at 9:53 a.m. Nov. 16. A motion sensor alerted the victim to the attempted theft, reports said. The business owner reportedly confronted the four suspects, who returned the scrap metal. The victim submitted video of the suspects and their vehicle to police, reports said.

* A cab driver reported his passenger, after being dropped off at 12:11 a.m. Nov. 16 in the 1000 block of Parkway Drive, left the taxi and ran into a residence without paying his $8.24 fare. Officers were not able to contact anyone inside the residence, even though the door was left open, reports said. The cab driver declined to press charges.

* An employee of a business in the 1400 block of Dublin Road told police at 6:20 p.m. Nov. 15 that a woman had stolen two packs of cigarettes. The woman reportedly attempted to buy the cigarettes but ran off without paying when her credit card was declined.

* A resident of the 1200 block of Cambridge Boulevard reported at 1:27 p.m. Nov. 15 that a debit card and credit card were stolen from his home while he was out of town between Nov. 8 and 13. The cards had been used at various locations, reports said.

* A woman who lives in the 1500 block of West First Avenue reported Nov. 15 that she paid $769 for jewelry from a Wisconsin woman in August that was never delivered. Recent calls from the victim to the suspect have not been returned, reports said.

* A bracelet was reported stolen at 4:55 p.m. Nov. 12 from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 1400 block of Ashland Avenue.

* A resident of the 1400 block of West First Avenue reported at 3:06 p.m. Nov. 12 that a package delivered to his front porch that morning had been stolen. The box contained a blender, reports said.

* Police arrested a man at 12:50 p.m. Nov. 11 after a report that he was smoking a glass pipe at the rear of a business in the 1300 block of Grandview Avenue. The man reportedly became combative after being advised of the complaint. He was found to have an active warrant with Columbus police and was arrested and charged with drug abuse, according to reports.

* A driver was stopped at 3:55 p.m. Nov. 10 on Grandview Avenue at Mulford Road for having only one working brake light. The reporting officer noted a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, and the driver was arrested on an outstanding warrant, reports said. During a search of the vehicle, a marijuana cigarette and drug paraphernalia was found in the center console, according to reports. The driver was charged with possession of marijuana and released.