Worthington News

Worthington police reports

On Oct. 1 at 5 a.m. in the 600 block of Plymouth Street: A vehicle was reported stolen from a driveway. Columbus police recovered the vehicle at the Giant Eagle on state Route 161 at I-71. Other items recovered from a nearby hotel were stolen from two vehicles in the 100 block of East New England Avenue on the same night. Items stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of East Clearview also might have been recovered.

Between Aug. 9 and Oct. 2 in the 6300 block of Proprietors Road: Property was stolen from a locked locker in a community room. The lock was missing.

On Oct. 3 at 3 a.m.: An officer saw a man dressed in black riding a bicycle without a light. He chased and apprehended him near Weydon Road. The bike and an iPod had been stolen from a garage in the 300 block of Weydon Road. Other property in his possession, including a GPS and an iPod Nano, likely were stolen, police said. A heroin drug kit also was found on the man, who was taken to the Franklin County Jail. He was denied admission because of a medical issue.

On Oct. 3 at 4 p.m.: A resident in the 600 block of Oxford Street arrived home to find items out of place and jewelry, cash and other items missing.

On Oct. 4 between 9 a.m. and noon at Kilbourne Middle School, 50 E. Granville Road: A laptop computer was reported stolen from a parked car.

On Oct. 5 between 9 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East South Street: Someone kicked in a front door and removed property.

On Oct. 6 at 2:45 a.m. in the 400 block of East South Street: A resident called 911 after a man was found sleeping on the sofa while the family was asleep upstairs. A 19-year-old man apparently was intoxicated and passed out. His vehicle was found behind the home, down a steep ravine and stuck in the mud. He was arrested and released to his father.

On Sept. 25 in the 200 block of East Selby Boulevard: A solicitor was stopped and found to have no permit with him, though the company he represented had a permit from the city. The solicitor also was in possession of a marijuana cigarette.

On Sept. 25 at 5:45 p.m. in the 400 block of East North Street: A man entered an unlocked residence through the front door and reportedly stole a purse and a jewelry box.

On Sept. 25 at Thomas Worthington High School: A 14-year-old reportedly tried to sell an iPhone that had been stolen.

Overnight on Sept. 25: Two unlocked vehicles were entered in the 5800 block of Olentangy Boulevard.

On Sept. 28: A theft from a locker was reported at Thomas Worthington High School. The next day, a cellphone was reported stolen.

On Sept. 30 at 2:30 a.m.: Police pulled over a suspicious vehicle leaving Thomas Worthington High School. Inside the vehicle were six 14-year-olds, including one who was in the trunk. They had taken a parent's vehicle without permission. They were released to their parents, and charges are pending.

On Sept. 29 between noon and 7:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Oxford Street: A bicycle was reported stolen from an open attached garage.

Overnight on Sept. 22 in the 300 block of Weydon Road: A phone was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

On Sept. 23 at 5:50 a.m. in the 6600 block of Evening Street: A resident called police after she saw a man rummaging through a vehicle in her driveway. Officers located the man and arrested him. A 28-year-old man from Toledo was charged with possession of criminal tools, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and receiving stolen property.

Overnight on Sept. 18: Vehicles were entered in the 200 and 300 blocks of East North Street. From one, a purse was stolen. From the other, a GPS and a handgun were stolen.

On Sept. 17 at 11:07 p.m.: Someone forced entry into a business in the 6500 block of Huntley Road. Copper wire and conduit valued at $193 were reported stolen.

On Sept. 4 or 5 in the 200 block of Highland Avenue: An unlocked vehicle was ransacked and change stolen.

On Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. at Urban Baggerie in the Shops at Worthington Place: Three travel cases valued at more than $2,000 were stolen. They were recovered when the suspects were confronted in the parking lot.

On Sept. 16 at 2:45 p.m. in the 500 block of South Selby Boulevard: Someone entered a house while the owner was mowing the lawn. A CD player and miscellaneous items valued at $630 were reported stolen.

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