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Powell/Lewis Center: Apartment residents report damage, thefts

Sheriff's reports

The Delaware County Sheriff's Office is investigating a string of break-ins that occurred recently at a Lewis Center apartment complex.

In the incidents:

• A woman reported her residence was burglarized between 7:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. May 2 in the 1000 block of Bayridge Drive. The woman said she returned home from work to find the door had been kicked in, according to sheriff's reports.

An unknown suspect stole a television valued at $900 and a laptop valued at $700, reports said.

• A man reported his residence was burglarized between 7:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. May 2 in the 1000 block of Bayridge Drive. Various tools and electronics worth more than $6,400 were stolen from the residence after someone broke in through the front door, according to sheriff's reports.

• A man reported someone broke into his residence between 8 a.m. May 2 and 12:45 p.m. May 3 in the 1100 block of Bayridge Drive. Items valued at $3,000, including a shotgun and a gun safe, were taken by someone who broke in through the front door, according to sheriff's reports.

• A woman reported a burglary occurred at her residence between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. May 5 in the 1100 block of Bayridge Drive in Lewis Center. An unknown suspect broke in through the front door and stole a laptop computer and a television, according to sheriff's reports.

The electronics were valued at $800 total, while the damage to the door was estimated at $500, reports said.

• A man reported his residence in the 1100 block of Bayridge Drive was burglarized between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. May 5. An unknown suspect broke in through the front door and stole a laptop computer and an MP3 player, according to sheriff's reports.

The property was valued at $550, reports said.

Powell

• An unknown suspect attempted to break into a Powell business last week, according to reports from the Powell Police Department.

Employees reported someone damaged garage doors on the property between 8 p.m. May 7 and 7 a.m. May 8 in the 9500 block of Galloway Drive. Nothing was missing from the site, reports said. An estimated $200 in damage was reported, according to police.

• Powell police responded to a report of identity theft about 1:30 p.m. May 7. The victim, who lives in the 400 block of Woodard Place, reported the incident took place sometime in April.

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