A thief who broke a window to gain access to a car parked at Fancyburg Park Oct. 27 got away with almost $4,000 worth of items, according to Upper Arlington police.

A thief who broke a window to gain access to a car parked at Fancyburg Park Oct. 27 got away with almost $4,000 worth of items, according to Upper Arlington police.

The list includes a laptop computer, a purse, two wallets, jewelry and personal papers. The total loss is estimated at $3,960.

In other police news:

Oct. 28

* A man was charged with OVI, a marked lanes violation and failure to display license plates following a stop in the 4400 block of Kenny Road.

Oct. 27

* Police received reports from four people who said their vehicles were broken into in the 3300 block of Riverside Drive. In each of the instances, a prying tool was used to gain entry through the vehicles' windows. Items taken included wallets, a laptop computer and personal papers.

* A man was charged with OVI, OVI per se and a red light violation following a stop on Ridgeview Road. Police reported his blood-alcohol level measured 0.167.

Oct. 26

* City officials reported someone lit fires in trash cans in the men's and women's restrooms at Northam Park. The fires were contained and damage was limited to two trash cans.

* Two pieces of jewelry valued at $129 plus $10 in cash were reported stolen from a residence in the 1800 block of Riverside Drive.

* A man was charged with OVI after police responded to a report that a vehicle was driving around the parking lot of a business in the 3600 block of Riverside Drive.

Oct. 21

* A scooter was reported stolen from the track at Jones Middle School. Loss was listed as $100.