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New Albany: Two arrested in connection with theft from vehicle

New Albany police officers arrested two people July 28 after a theft from a vehicle was reported at 1:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of Conklin Court.

A resident reported seeing two people walking down Fenway Road at Conklin Court and then hearing two loud noises.

The resident went outside and found the back passenger window of a vehicle broken and a purse and wallet were missing, according to the police report.

New Albany police later recovered the items after stopping a vehicle at 3:51 a.m. on Dean Farm Road at Camden Drive. The stolen property was in plain view, according to the report.

Police arrested an 18-year-old woman for receiving stolen property and a 22-year-old man for receiving stolen property, possession of criminal tools, possession of drug-abuse instruments and no headlights.

The two confessed to other thefts in the central Ohio area, the police report said. No other details were available.

In other recent incident reports from the New Albany Police Department:

* Police arrested a 31-year-old man for OVI and speeding at 2:06 a.m. Aug. 4 at Harlem and Dublin-Granville roads.

* Police arrested a 53-year-old woman for OVI and failure to drive in marked lanes at 1:26 a.m. Aug. 3 on state Route 605 north of Central College Road.

* Police arrested an 18-year-old woman for OVI, failure to drive in marked lanes and underage consumption at 3:07 a.m. Aug. 2 on Central College Road west of the Cedarbrook subdivision.

* Police are investigating damage to tire valve stems that were reported to have occurred between 6 p.m. July 27 and 10:30 a.m. July 28 in the 4000 block of Chelsea Green East.