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Upper Arlington: Residents return to find jewels, other items gone

Two jewelry boxes, two gold bracelets, an emerald necklace, a sapphire bead and an amethyst bead, together valued at $2,100, were reported stolen from a home in the 4000 block of Park Lane between 3:30 p.m. May 9 and 1:10 a.m. May 10 while the residents were out of town.

According to Upper Arlington police, entry was gained by damaging a rear window to the house.

In addition to the jewelry and jewelry boxes, two laptop computers, together worth $1,500, a laptop bag valued at $50 and a pillowcase valued at $20 also were taken. Damage to the home's window and window frame was listed at $600.

In other recent Upper Arlington Police Division reports:

* Five mailboxes in the 4900 block of Stonehaven Drive, together valued at $2,800, were damaged when they were struck by an unknown object between 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 8 a.m. May 12.

* A laptop computer valued at $1,200, a book bag valued at $50 and a purse valued at $30 were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 4400 block of Masters Drive between 12:30 and 9 a.m. May 11. Entry to the vehicle was gained after someone broke out a passenger-side window, police said. Damage to the window as listed as $250.

* A bicycle valued at $725 was reported stolen from an unlocked garage in the 3300 block of Colchester Road between noon May 4 and 4:45 p.m. May 9.

* A bicycle valued at $200 was reported stolen from a bike rack at Hastings Middle School between 9 and 9:30 p.m. May 7. The bike was not locked to the rack at the time of the theft, police said.