Pataskala police officers arrested two men last week in conjunction with two separate burglaries.

Pataskala police officers arrested two men last week in conjunction with two separate burglaries.

Police charged Christopher Clayton, 18, of Cedar Street, with a fourth-degree felony count of burglary for the theft of knives, coins, a Coach purse, a Samsung keyboard and diamond earrings taken between 11:30 a.m. June 24 and 11:15 a.m. June 27 from a home in the 200 block of Cedar Street.

Police charged Charles A. Dumas Jr., 23, of Huey Circle Court, with a fifth-degree felony count of burglary for the theft of a flat-screen television valued at $428 taken between 7:45 a.m. and 4:42 p.m. June 28 from a home in the 100 block of Poff Drive.

In other recent incident reports from the Pataskala Division of Police:

* Police are investigating the theft of a van, no value given, between 8 p.m. June 25 and 7 a.m. June 26 from a business in the first block of Cypress Street.

* Police are investigating vandalism to a vehicle, which had all four tires slashed, between 7:30 and 10:32 p.m. June 26 while it was parked in the 100 block of Village Gate Boulevard.

* Police cited a 29-year-old man for contributing to the unruliness or delinquency of a minor, criminal trespassing, possession of drug paraphernalia, offenses involving underage persons and possession of drugs at 10:21 p.m. June 29 at Thomas J. Evans Foundation Park, 10255 McIntosh Road.

The man was found in Foundation Park with a small bag of marijuana, two glass pipes, a metal pipe, an empty bottle of liquor and four cans of beer.

Three juveniles were involved in the incident, according to the police report.

* Police received a call about a dog bite at 9 p.m. June 29 in a park in the first block of Coronado Drive.

The alleged victim, a 5-year-old girl, received minor injuries.

No charges were filed in the incident.

Police could not find the dog, described as a brown Labrador retriever, the report said.

* Police confiscated two boxes of ammunition and a speed loader for a handgun that were found beside a trash bag at 12:40 a.m. July 1 in the 400 block of Bristol Drive.