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New Albany: Two OVI stops made April 27

New Albany Police have charges pending against two motorists for operating a motor vehicle under the influence.

Both were cited April 27.

Police cited a 21-year-old woman for OVI and failing to drive on the right side of the road at 1:50 a.m. on Beech Road, north of Morse Road.

Police cited a 22-year-old man for failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to drive in marked lanes at 2:26 a.m. on Fodor Road at Swickard Woods Boulevard.

The man refused to take the breath test and was cited for OVI-refusal, which also is a first-degree misdemeanor and carries a license suspension, according to the police report and section 4511.191 of the Ohio Revised Code.

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

* Police are investigating the theft of a purse containing $35 and a credit card between 5:30 and 8 p.m. April 19 from a car parked in the 6000 block of Camden Drive.

A side window was broken in the incident, according to the police report.

The owner reported a fraudulent charge on the missing credit card at 8:01 p.m. that same evening, the report said.

No charges have been filed in the incident.