Worthington News

Worthington police reports

Overnight on Oct. 14 in the 6600 block of Huntley Road: Wires were cut inside a transfer box. They were not taken, probably because the thieves discovered they were aluminum and not copper, according to police. In the 6500 block, at 11:50 p.m. Oct. 14, copper wires were taken from outside a building. The exact time is known because a clock stopped when the wires were cut, according to police.

On Oct. 8: A resident in the 300 block of Pingree received unsolicited credit cards in the mail. She later discovered that charges had been made using the cards.

On Oct. 17 at 2:35 a.m.: Officers on surveillance saw a suspect set fire to a trash bin in the rear of Sharon Square, at the corner of North High Street and East Selby Boulevard. A 24-year-old Worthington man was arrested and taken to the Franklin County Jail. Several previous fires had been reported.

On Oct. 15 between noon and 3 p.m. at Thomas Worthington High School: A duffel bag was reported stolen and later found with money missing.

On Oct. 18 at 6:42 a.m. in the 6100 block of Huntley Road: A business was entered by breaking down a wall from next door. A safe, a till and liquor were reported stolen.

On Oct. 20 at 5:50 p.m. in the 5500 block of North High Street: A purse was reported stolen from a vehicle.

Between Sept. 28 and Oct. 21: Copper downspout was reported stolen in the 600 block of High Street.

Police received a report from Franklin County Children Services that on Oct. 4, a child was injured while being restrained by teachers at Wilson Hill Elementary School, 6500 Northland Road.