Oct. 12

Oct. 12

12:43 a.m., a man was charged with assault and criminal damaging in the 3300 block of Marshrun Drive after allegedly turning up intoxicated at the home of a girlfriend who had broken off their relationship earlier in the day.

2:39 p.m., a woman was charged with domestic violence and assault in the 3800 block of Larosa Drive after, according to the report, kicking her mother in the hip for taking too long in preparing food.

9:15 p.m., a man walking in front of a church in the 2200 block of Quail Creek Boulevard reported being shot in the back with a BB gun. He suspected the shot came from a silver minivan that was driving past at the time.

Oct. 13

1:35 p.m., a boy was charged with criminal damaging in the 3200 block of Kingston Avenue after allegedly becoming angry at a teacher and punching out a window, causing $20 in damage.

2:22 p.m., a man was charged with domestic violence and assault in the 4100 block of Broadway after a girl came to school with bruises on her leg that she said resulted from being struck with a belt by her father. She subsequently refused to speak with officers and, the report stated, attempted to run away from Franklin County Children Services officials.

4:38 p.m., a boy was charged with assault in the 2800 block of Southwest Boulevard after allegedly shooting a BB gun at a woman, causing visible bleeding and swelling on the right side of her stomach.

5:36 p.m., a man was charged with robbery in the 2200 block of Stringtown Road after allegedly attempting to take his ex-girlfriend's purse from her car while he was leaning in to kiss their 2-year-old daughter during a custody exchange. She told officers that she held on to the strap until it broke, at which point the suspect ran to his vehicle and drove away.

Oct. 14

4:30 p.m., a woman was charged with theft in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road after allegedly attempting to shoplift three Ohio State University jerseys valued at $77.60.

11:05 p.m., robbery and kidnapping were reported in the 2900 block of London-Groveport Road. The night manager of a restaurant said she was approached by a man armed with a run after she got into her vehicle with a bank bag. She initially refused to turn the bag over to him, according to the report, but threw it from the car after he cocked the gun.

Oct. 15

2:12 a.m., a man was charged with criminal trespass in the 3800 block of Richard Avenue after a resident called police to say the suspect was passed out in the back yard of a home from which he had repeatedly been told to stay away.

Oct. 16

2:30 p.m., a man was charged with theft and drug paraphernalia and also was held on a larceny charge out of Fairfield County in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road. He was accused locally of attempting to shoplift a pocket video camera kit valued at $159.84 from a store.

Oct. 17

11:48 a.m., officers investigated a reported case of assault and aggravated menacing in the 2800 block of Brookpark Circle. According to the report, the victim said that his former boss came to a job site and, upset that his company hadn't gotten the work, began yelling. This escalated into a physical confrontation. Charges against the former employer were sent by certified mail.

4:45 p.m., a man was charged with assault in the 3600 block of Ventura Boulevard after, according to the report, grabbing a boy by the arm, pulling him to a fenced area and encouraging him to fight the assailant's son.

5:58 p.m., a man was charged with assault and domestic violence in the 2700 block of Kingston Avenue. According to the report, the man's wife accused him of twice head-butting their son.

Oct. 19

5 p.m., officers investigated a reported rape in the 4000 block of Marlane Drive. The victim said she had agreed to meet a man at a business on the West Side of Columbus. Eventually, she said, that man and another drove her to a wooded area where they blindfolded her, after which she was taken to a motel where the rape took place.

Oct. 20

7 a.m., a man was charged with open container at the intersection of Stringtown and Hoover roads.

10:30 p.m., aggravated burglary was reported in the 3500 block of Ventura Boulevard. The victim told police she was seated at her kitchen table when she heard the front door opened. She assumed it was a friend, but when she went to the door she was confronted by a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up over his face. After trying to pull the hood down, the victim said she went to her bedroom and returned with an envelope containing money. As the burglar counted it, she said that she went into the bedroom and locked the door.

Oct. 21

12:52 p.m., officers were summoned to a bank in the 2100 block of Stringtown Road to investigate a suspicious package. Bank employees had earlier been warned via e-mail of similar packages arriving at branches in Colorado and Oklahoma. A Jackson Township Fire Department hazardous material team was called in to secure the envelope and its contents, which included a white powder.

2:10 p.m., a man was charged with theft in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road for attempting to shoplift a $95.84 video camera.

4:25 p.m., a man was charged with forgery in the 3900 block of Broadway for allegedly forging $1,650 worth of checks at various bank branches. He was taken into custody in the lobby of the Town Center branch.

5:30 p.m., two boys were charged with theft in the 2400 block of Stringtown Road after, according to a report, they endeavored to shoplift a $19.99 game system and two mechanical pencils worth $2.99.

5:58 p.m., a man was charged with theft in the 5900 block of Hoover Road after an alleged attempted quick-change incident brought officers to a store's parking lot. Four steaks, worth about $38, were found in the car of one of the suspects when they returned to it, according to the report.