Police reports said a man entered a business in the 1200 block of Brice Road, selected several colognes, removed them from their packaging and placed them inside his pants, along with a utility knife from the store.
* Reynoldsburg police were dispatched at 10:51 p.m. to the area of Waggoner south of East Broad Street on a robbery complaint. Officers found a man talking to several Columbus police officers, reporting he had been robbed at gunpoint while driving his company's van. He said he had been picking up checks and cash on a set route when he saw an older, dark four-door sedan with tinted windows traveling ahead of him. The sedan stopped suddenly and the man stopped his vehicle in response. Three men exited the car, with two approaching the van to rob the company driver.
* Police canvassing a neighborhood following a report of criminal damaging at 8:05 p.m. in the 2000 block of Commons Road South cited a resident for drug abuse after smelling marijuana during an interview. The man had opened his door to police, who then requested consent to search his residence based on the odor, police reports said. The man was cited into Reynoldsburg Mayor's Court.
* A resident in the 1100 block of Bergenia Drive reported someone broke into a backyard shed and took a weed trimmer valued at $150. A lock on the shed had been bent off.
* A woman told police a man had been seen on videotape reaching into her purse at a business in the 2700 block of Taylor Road. He took a change purse containing more than $83 in cash.
* The rear window of a vehicle was broken around 6:19 p.m. at a business in the 2400 block of Taylor Square. The owner reported a camera valued at $800, was missing.
* An employee at a business in the 2600 block of Taylor Road Southwest told police two men tried to return a power inverter without a receipt. Both left when a manager was called.
* A vehicle parked in the 6200 block of Rippey Circle was entered and an iPod Touch and $20 in cash were stolen prior to 8 a.m.
* A vehicle parked in the 500 block of Hawthorne Place was entered between 7:30 p.m. July 17 and 7 a.m. July 18. An iPod touch was stolen.
* A woman reported her wallet was stolen from a business in the 1300 block of Brice Road. After discovering the wallet was missing, the woman reviewed camera footage and saw a woman remove the wallet from a desk. The wallet contained a debit card and a driver's license but no cash.
* Police arrested a man at 11:55 a.m. for allegedly taking merchandise from a business in the 1200 block of Brice Road. Police reports said he entered the store, selected several colognes, removed them from their packaging and placed them inside his pants, along with a utility knife from the store. The man was transported to the police station where he was processed for petty theft and transported to the Franklin County jail.
* A man was arrested for theft following an incident at 11:19 p.m. at a business in the 2700 block of Taylor Road. Police were called regarding a disturbance and stopped a vehicle on state Route 256. Officers spoke with a loss prevention associate at the business, who said a man had pushed a shopping cart full of merchandise past the point of sale without attempting to pay. The man was arrested for taking nearly $190 worth of miscellaneous merchandise. He was transported to Fairfield County jail.
* A woman was arrested following a theft at a business in the 1200 block of Brice Road. Police said the woman selected four perfumes, removed them from the packaging and concealed them in her purse while a man who was with her watched. She then allegedly concealed five candy bars in the purse, police said. The pair paid for less than $5 in merchandise, then the man took control of the cart which had the purse inside and left. He was released to be summoned at a later date. The woman, wanted on two active warrants, was transported to the Franklin County jail facility on Jackson Pike and later released with a summons.
* A man told police his cousin's vehicle was stolen around 10 a.m. from the 2100 block of Lavenham.
* A woman was arrested for theft after being observed allegedly leaving a business in the 2700 block of Taylor Road with a cart full of merchandise around 9:16 p.m. The items in the cart were valued at nearly $788. Police issued a summons for petty theft and released the woman into the custody of the Gahanna police on an active traffic warrant for her arrest.
* A woman reported a juvenile assaulted her daughter at a residence in the 7200 block of Lauretta Court. The suspect grabbed the daughter's wallet and pushed her to the ground as she attempted to get it back, reports stated. The girl was not injured but the mother wanted to prosecute for assault. Police were to forward the charge and report to the Franklin County Juvenile Court.
* Police recovered a stolen automobile at 11:25 a.m. in a parking lot in the 6500 block of East Livingston Avenue. The vehicle's rear window was missing, police said.
* A man was shot in the leg around 12:37 a.m. in the 2100 block of Pine Tree Lane. He was taken to Grant Medical Center for treatment.