• A Columbus resident told police his laptop computer, valued at $554, was stolen while he was at the Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. The man said he set the laptop on a shelf and it was taken while he was distracted by a cell phone call.
• A Columbus man was arrested for shoplifting $82.20 worth of merchandise from a department store in the 100 block of Huber Village Boulevard.
• An employee of a store in the 600 block of Schrock Road told police a man and a woman stole about $30 worth of cleaning products by concealing them in a duffel bag and in the man's coat.
• An Otterbein College student told police his backpack was stolen from the west hallway of the McFadden Science building while he was in the chemistry lab between 1:50 and 2:05 p.m. The value of the items inside the pack was $400, police reports said.
• A Lima, Ohio, resident reported his car was broken into between 3 and 3:45 p.m. while it was parked in the 600 block of South State Street. Items valued at $1,350 were stolen from the vehicle, including a laptop computer, a cell phone and a GPS unit, he said.
• An employee of a North Sunbury Road business reported that a landscaping trailer worth $3,500 was stolen between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. from where it was parked in the 1200 block of County Line Road.
• An employee of a store in the 600 block of Schrock Road told police a man stole about $6 worth of cleaning products by concealing the bottles in his coat.
• A resident of the 1000 block of Wedgewood Terrace told police the right front window of her vehicle was smashed between midnight and 8:30 a.m. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle, she said.
• A resident of the first block of College Place said the rear window of his car was smashed between 10 p.m. May 22 and 12:50 p.m. May 23. He said nothing appeared to be missing from the vehicle.
• Westerville police arrested a Gahanna woman for theft and possession of criminal tools after she was caught shoplifting at a business in the 100 block of Polaris Parkway. According to police reports, a store employee said he saw the woman place merchandise valued at about $224 into cloth shopping bags and leave the store without paying for it.