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Powell/Lewis Center: Campaign signs go missing from subdivision

Sheriff's reports

A thief stole numerous campaign signs from a Liberty Township subdivision last week, according to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.

An unknown suspect took between 20 and 25 signs from the Wedgewood subdivision between 8 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. April 30, according to sheriff's reports.

A woman living in the 5100 block of Canterbury Drive reported the signs were stolen from the common areas throughout the development. The signs together are valued at $225, reports said.

There are no suspects in the case, which remains under investigation, according to sheriff's reports.

In other recent county sheriff's reports:

• An unknown suspect damaged a Concord Township resident's door in an apparent attempted burglary, according to sheriff's reports. Someone inflicted about $2,000 worth of damage to the back door of a home in the 10500 block of Mackenzie Way between April 13 and 20, reports said.

• A woman living in the 4400 block of Seldom Seen Road in Liberty Township reported she was the victim of identity theft before April 21.

She said an unknown suspect used her driver's license number to rent a carpet cleaner in 2012, and she now was being billed by a collection agency.

• A woman living on Orangwick Drive South in Lewis Center reported someone used her identity to take out a loan between Feb. 1 and April 22. She said she was contacted and told she owed $500 on the loan, according to sheriff's reports.

• Someone stole almost $500 worth of mulch from a business between 9:30 and 10 a.m. April 27 in the 6600 block of Columbus Pike in Lewis Center, according to sheriff's reports. The sheriff's office has identified a possible suspect in the case, but that person has not been arrested or charged with a crime, reports said.

• An unknown suspect stole $3,020 worth of tools from a construction site in the 5300 block of Trails Bend in Liberty Township, according to reports. Someone entered the property's garage between 5 p.m. May 2 and 7:30 a.m. May 3 and took a nail gun, two saws and other items, reports said.