The New Albany Police Department is investigating two thefts from homes under construction that occurred last month.

The New Albany Police Department is investigating two thefts from homes under construction that occurred last month.

A contractor reported $2,500 worth of tools were stolen between 4 p.m. March 28 and 8 a.m. March 31 from a construction trailer in the first block of Highgrove Road.

The hinges were pried off the trailer to gain access, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage to the trailer, the police report said.

Another contractor reported a free-standing range and an oven-microwave oven combination valued at $7,194 were stolen between 6:30 p.m. March 15 and 7:03 a.m. March 17 from a home under construction in the 4000 block of Ackerly Farm Road.

The power was turned off to remove the appliances and the home was accessed by a door that was semi-secured, the police report said.

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

* Police cited a 24-year-old woman for driving under suspension, speeding and no seat belt at 7:52 p.m. April 8 at Fifth and Nelson avenues.

* Police are investigating the theft of a cellphone valued at $500 taken from a bag in the New Albany High School boys locker room between 2:30 and 4 p.m. April 8.

The bag was in an unlocked locker, the police report said.

* Police are investigating an attempted break-in to a shed behind the New Albany Presbyterian Church, 5220 Johnstown Road.

The attempt occurred between 12:01 a.m. March 27 and 3:30 p.m. April 4.

According to the police report, someone tried to enter the shed, but the door was blocked by heavy objects. The door was kicked and someone tried to use a hammer to gain entry.

Two exterior lights on the shed were broken in the incident, the report said.