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Upper Arlington: Jewelry worth thousands stolen from 3 UA homes

Police are continuing to investigate the thefts of jewelry worth thousands of dollars from three Upper Arlington homes last week.

Two of the thefts occurred on June 17; another happened on June 16.

The June 16 incident occurred in the 4100 block of Woodbridge Road, according to a man and woman who said someone pushed through their rear garage door and entered their home between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Once inside, the thief or thieves took a total of $19,500 worth of jewelry and silver items. Among the 20 items listed as stolen were silver-plated flatware, a silver-plated coffeepot and a silver-plated sugar and creamer set.

On June 17, police responded a home in the 3700 block of Chaucer Road after a woman said she had left her home at 1:40 p.m. and returned at 2 p.m. to find someone had shattered a kitchen window to gain entry and steal a total of $6,845 in jewelry.

That woman said seven items were stolen, including a three-stone platinum ring valued at $4,670.

A resident in the 2700 block of Coventry Road reported the theft of nine pieces of jewelry valued at a total of $5,800. According to police reports, she said she believed the theft occurred between May 9 and June 17.

In other recent Upper Arlington Police Division reports:

• A city employee reported someone entered a Tremont Pool facility, 2850 Tremont Road, between 9:15 p.m. June 21 and 11:20 a.m. June 22 and took $14 from a locked cash box.

• A purse valued at $200, yoga pants valued at $150, a mobile telephone charger valued at $40 and an undisclosed piece of medical equipment valued at $10 were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2800 block of Nottingham Road between 3 and 8:30 a.m. June 22. Entry was gained by breaking out the passenger-side window, which caused $250 in damage, police reports said.

• Thirty-nine steel posts, valued at a total of $1,950, which had been moved to allow for parking lot painting, were stolen from the 5000 block of Arlington Centre Boulevard between June 14 and June 21.

• A 50-year-old Amanda, Ohio, man was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after police said he was "acting suspiciously" in the 2500 block of Cranford Road at 11:39 p.m. June 20.

Police found that a traffic warrant had been issued for him from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The man was transported to the city jail before posting a $560 bond.

• Work boots valued at $100 and hand pruners valued at $30 were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 1200 block of Norwell Drive between 5 p.m. June 19 and 9 a.m. June 20.

• A four-month-old puppy valued at $1,005, was reported stolen from a Delaware, Ohio, woman's vehicle while she was shopping in the 1800 block of West Henderson Road between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. June 20.

The woman told police her vehicle was locked but the windows were partly open. The dog's collar was left on a seat inside the vehicle.

• Two briefcases, each valued at $300, "specialized office equipment" valued at $150 and $6 cash were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2100 block of Yorkshire Road between 11:30 p.m. June 18 and 7 a.m. June 19. Entry was gained by breaking out a driver's side window.

• A bag valued at $150 and a man's wallet valued at $50 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2000 block of Jervis Road between 1 and 7:20 a.m. June 19. Entry was gained by breaking out a driver's side window, which caused $500 in damage.

• A 2014 Hyundai sport-utility vehicle valued at $44,000 was stolen from a home in the 2300 block of Southway Drive between 6 p.m. June 19 and 6:50 a.m. June 20. According to the owner, someone also entered her home and stole her vehicle's keys.

• A mountain bicycle valued at $500 and an iPod valued at $250 were stolen from an open garage in the 2200 block of Yorkshire Road between midnight and 12:45 a.m. June 20.

• Someone walked on the hood of a man's Jeep parked in the 3800 block of Chevington Road between 6 a.m. June 16 and 9 p.m. June 17, causing dents. Damage was listed at $500.

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