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Pickerington man accused of passing forged $100 bills

Pickerington police charged a 28-year-old resident 5 felony counts of forgery April 17 for allegedly passing several counterfeit $100 bills at area businesses.

Reports said Joshua Guyselman of Pickerington is also being investigated by the U.S. Secret Service, FBI, Pataskala police and Licking County Sheriff's office .

Guyselman was arrested April 17 and taken to the Fairfield County Jail where he was awaiting a hearing on the charges.

In other activity reported by the Pickerington Police department:

* A 21-year-old Pickerington man was charged with criminal trespass after officers responded to an activated burglary alarm and found him inside a business at 4:38 a.m. April 12 in the 12000 block of Stonecreek Drive North.

Reports said the man appeared to be very confused and did not realize what time of day it was.

He told police he found the doors unlocked and entered to use the restroom.

The man was released to the custody of a female with a mandatory court date set in Pickerington Mayor's court, according to reports.

* A 23-year-old Pickerington man was arrested and charged with burglary and theft after a neighbor called to report a suspicious person entering the home on Quail Hollow Court at 12:12 p.m. April 12.

Officers who responded engaged in a short foot pursuit of the subject and reports said when he was captured he was in possession of several pieces of jewelry that were believed to have been stolen.

He was taken to the Fairfield County jail according to reports.

* Two women -- A 70-year-old from Reynoldsburg and a 74-year-old from Canal Winchester -- were issued no trespass orders for a store in the 1700 block of Hill Road at 11 a.m. April 12.

Reports said the orders were issued after the 74-year-old woman, who was also charged with petit theft, was detained for having several items for which she had not paid, hidden in a purse.

The woman was issued an order to appear in Pickerington Mayor's Court, according to reports.

* A 21-year-old Reynoldsburg man was charged with theft at 6:01 p.m. April 12 after loss-prevention personnel at a business in the 100 block of Postage Drive reported he left the store with merchandise for which he did not pay.

Reports said the store employees provided a description and license plate number for the vehicle the man was driving and officers were able to stop it.

The man was later released with a mandatory court date in Fairfield County Municipal Court.

* A 50-year-old Reynoldsburg woman was issued a no-trespass order from a store in the 100 block of Postage Drive at 9:29 p.m. April 14 after loss prevention believed her to be stealing.

Reports said officers determined the theft was not intentional and the woman had purchased several other items before leaving the store.

She was served with a no-trespass order and will not be charged criminally, according to reports.

* A 23-year-old Reynoldsburg woman was charged with theft April 15 after ; Kohl's loss-prevention personnel at a business in the 100 block of Postage Drive reported she left the store with items concealed in her purse.

Store employees provided a vehicle description and license plate number and officers were able to stop the vehicle as it was heading south on state Route 256.

The woman was stopped and later released with a pending court date in Pickerington Mayor's Court.

* A Pennsylvania man reported at 8 a.m. April 15 electronics, cash and other items were stolen from his vehicle that had been parked over night at a business in the 1800 block of Hill Road.

Reports said the vehicle's locks were damaged from the forced entry.

* A Wadsworth man reported at 7 a.m. April 15 tools had been taken from his company vehicle that had been parked over night at a business in the 1800 block of Winderly Lane.

* A Pickerington woman reported at 5:21 p.m. April 15 that while she was at a business in the 1100 block of Hill Road North April 15, someone had taken her keys and made entry into her vehicle parked in the parking lot.

Reports said the suspects took several credit cards out of her wallet and by the time she contacted the banks, the cards had already been used in several locations.

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