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More theft reported from homes, businesses

Several thefts from residences and businesses were recently reported to Johnstown police.

A jewelry box and prescription drugs were reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Cole Drive at 7:44 p.m. Oct. 8.

A $700 clock was reported stolen from a residence in the 590 block of South Main Street, according to a theft report received at 1:35 p.m. Oct. 6.

An electronic part was reported stolen off a diesel truck at an automotive business in the 900 block of West Coshocton Street, according to a report taken at 1:44 p.m. Oct. 7.

Someone pumped $33.26 in gasoline at the Duke station, 233 W. Coshocton St., and left without paying. The theft was reported at 1:37 p.m. Oct. 8.

Another drive-off was reported at the Duke station at 6:11 a.m. Oct. 4.

In other Johnstown police incident reports:

* Three boys reportedly were turfing up the new parking lot with pickup trucks at Johnston High School, according to a complaint received at 9:28 p.m. Oct. 5.

* Nails and screws were dumped on the driveway of a residence in the first block of East Coshocton Street, according to a vandalism report received at 10:11 a.m. Oct. 5.

* A motorist reported his vehicle was damaged at 6:07 p.m. Oct. 3 after a wide load traveling toward Utica hit a telephone line on East Coshocton Street. He said the line hit his vehicle and put two dents in the car. He was unable to get the license-plate number of the vehicle, he said. Firefighters and the motorist removed the telephone line from the roadway, according to reports.