A Powell woman's purse was stolen and returned to her later that day, at about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 22, when it was found in the 200 block of Ridge Side Drive, Powell police reports said.

A Powell woman's purse was stolen and returned to her later that day, at about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 22, when it was found in the 200 block of Ridge Side Drive, Powell police reports said.

Sheriff's reports

Items worth $1,060 were stolen between 11 a.m. and 3:25 p.m. Aug. 17 from a residence in the 2100 block of Lackey Old State Road in Delaware, according to Delaware County Sheriff's reports.

The victim reported someone broke in and took a set of sterling silverware, a metal chimney liner and a chain saw.

In other recent sheriff's department incident reports:

* A portable electric generator worth $750 was stolen between 6 p.m. Aug. 17 and 9:30 a.m. Aug. 18 from a residence in the 3600 block of Alum Crossing Drive, reports said.

The victim said someone broke in and stole the generator, along with five gallons of gasoline.

* Property worth $715 was stolen between 4 and 5 p.m. Aug. 14 from a business in the 100 block of Meadow Park Avenue in Lewis Center, according to reports.

Stolen items include multiples pairs of pants and a pair of basketball shoes, reports said.

* Electronics worth $474 were stolen between 11 p.m. Aug. 17 and 4:43 p.m. Aug. 18 from a car parked outside a residence in the 2600 block of Bean-Oller Road, reports said.

Stolen items include two GPS units, a radar detector and a portable DVD player.

Powell

A Powell woman's purse was stolen and returned to her later that day, at about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 22, when it was found in the 200 block of Ridge Side Drive, Powell police reports said.

A resident found the purse, worth about $365, and brought it to the police department, according to reports. An officer contacted the owner using identifying information found inside.

In other recent incident reports from Powell police:

* A vandal left graffiti on a soda machine and on nearby concrete structures before 10:36 p.m. Aug. 17 at the skate park at 260 Adventure Park Drive in Powell, police said.

An officer noticed the graffiti during a night-time check of the park, according to reports. It is unknown when the markings first appeared.

* Property worth $309 was stolen between 8:30 and 9 a.m. Aug. 2 from a car parked in the 3400 block of Sawmill Drive, police said.

Stolen items include a shoulder bag, keys and a wallet containing roughly $220 in cash.