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Northland: Couple reports $3,200 worth of jewelry is stolen

A Cranwood Square North couple contacted police at 4:57 p.m. March 22 to say their home had been broken into four days earlier. The man and woman said the crime occurred at 12:01 a.m. March 18.

The burglar took $3,210 worth of jewelry and caused $2,000 in damage to a window frame, they stated.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A Jackson, Ohio, man was nearly out $15,500 after getting into an "altercation" with his ex-girlfriend in the 4400 block of Karl Road at 2:58 p.m. March 27.

According to Columbus police, the man said the former girlfriend was with him when he was picking up some furniture advertised on Craigslist and they got into the dispute. He said she grabbed a bank bag containing the money and ran down the street.

Officers were able to locate the woman and the bank bag of money, which was behind an air-conditioning unit.

* A woman contacted police officers at 8:59 a.m. March 26 to report two diamond rings had been stolen from her desk at work.

The crime took place in the 4800 block of Karl Road, according to the report. The woman said one of the rings was valued at $1,500 and the other was worth $250.

* A resident of Arborwood Court said someone kicked in the door of his apartment at 1:40 a.m. March 20. The would-be burglar fled without taking anything, the man told police.

* A Dechant Court woman told police her home was burglarized between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 17. The victim said $4,000 worth of jewelry and a $2,000 computer were taken in the break-in.

* Officers were summoned to an address in the 6200 block of Ambleside Drive at 7:54 p.m. March 26 on what was first thought to be an assault case but which turned out to be a robbery.

The victims, an 18-year-old resident of Berkley Road and another 18-year-old with no address listed, said they had been robbed of their cell phones valued at $700 and $50, respectively.