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Candy, cash stolen from Orange concession stand

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office is investigating a break-in at the baseball concession stand at Olentangy Orange High School, 2840 E. Orange Road.

Between 9 p.m. Aug. 14 and 1:59 p.m. Aug. 16, someone broke in through building's door, reports said. Missing from inside were $200 cash, a box of candy valued at $60, and 55 T-shirts with the school's logo printed on them. Damage to the door is estimated at $400.

In other recent sheriff's reports:

* Deputies said a crowbar likely was used Aug. 21 to pry open the front door of a home in the 5000 block of Emerald Lakes Boulevard in Powell. A laptop computer and a tablet computer, together valued at $1,100, were reported stolen during the break-in, which took place between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

* At 12:10 p.m. Aug. 21, deputies were called to the 4000 block of Greensview Boulevard in Powell after a burglary in process was reported. An unnamed suspect broke the glass on the home's front door to gain access and steal a cellphone and the keys to a vehicle parked in the driveway. The burglar also stole the vehicle, which reports said is worth $4,500.

* Three hours after having lunch at a restaurant in the 8800 block of Owenfield Drive in Powell and having her wallet stolen, a woman reported her credit cards had been used at businesses on Polaris Parkway. According to reports, the victim called to cancel her credit cards after noticing her wallet was missing. It was then that the credit companies informed her the cards had been used at two local clothing stores, reports said.

* A man was seen stealing the contents of a purse from an unlocked vehicle at 1:30 a.m. Aug. 13 in the 4000 block of Glen Lakes Drive in Powell. Reports said the victim told deputies she witnessed a man open the door to her unlocked vehicle and dump the contents of her purse. She reported the only items missing were credit cards and a driver's license. No arrests have been made, reports said.

* Three trash containers went missing Aug. 19 from the front of a home in the 3000 block of Avonlea Way in Orange Township. Reports said the cans, together worth $166.86, were taken overnight from near the street where they'd been placed for collection.

* Vandals caused $580 in damage to a truck parked at a home in the 7000 block of Guardwell Street in Powell. Between midnight Aug. 18 and 10:46 a.m. Aug. 19, a wheel and tire were taken from the truck, and another tire was punctured and flattened, reports said.