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New Albany: Man nabbed on four warrants

Officers from the New Albany Police Department arrested a 24-year-old man on four outstanding traffic-related warrants at 11:09 a.m. April 1 in the 7000 block of West Campus Oval.

The man also was cited for obstructing official business and resisting arrest.

The four warrants were for failing to wear a seat belt, driving under suspension, speeding and failing to obey the right of way.

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

* Police are investigating a case of identity theft reported at 7:21 p.m. March 26 by a Triplett Square resident.

The resident discovered someone had opened a Verizon account with personal information, the police report said.

When contacting Verizon to close the account, the resident was told to contact the police and file a report so the account could be closed, the report said.

Police advised the victim to check any credit cards to make sure none of those accounts were in jeopardy, the report said.

* Police are investigating a possible assault that occurred at 9:51 a.m. March 31 in a business on Smith's Mill Road.

Two employees argued and one left the scene to calm down, according to the report.

When the two employees began working together again, one pushed the other's hat off. The person who lost the hat reported being hit in the face, the report said.

No charges have been filed, but the incident is under investigation.