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New Albany: Officers recover missing tablet

New Albany police say they recovered one of two electronic items stolen earlier this month from New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Road.

An iPad valued at $600 was reported missing at 11 p.m. April 9. The victim said the iPad was locked inside a locker shared with two other students at the high school. It had last been seen at 1:45 p.m.

The iPad was recovered and returned April 12 after officers identified and contacted a suspect.

No charges were filed in the incident.

An iPod valued at $300 was reported missing at 8:14 p.m. April 8. The victim said it was in a bag that was not locked in a locker and must have been taken between 1:49 and 2:30 p.m. April 8.

Police have not recovered the iPod.

New Albany police also are investigating three cases of identity fraud.

On April 8, a resident in the 5000 block of Snider Loop Road reported someone used the victim's information, opened three credit cards at Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue and spent $14,846.22 from March 31 to April 8. The victim said someone also tried to open a Nordstrom account, which was denied.

On April 15, a resident in the 7000 block of Maynard Place reported someone misused personal information to file a tax return. The tax return was filed between March 29 and April 12.

On April 16, a resident in the 6000 block of New Albany Road East reported someone used the victim's information to open two credit card accounts between 2 and 8:25 p.m.. The victim reported the crime at 9:02 p.m. April 16 after being notified by one of the department stores with a credit card in the victim's name.

None of the three victims had any idea how their information had been stolen.

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