Worthington News

Worthington police reports

On Dec. 13, police charged the owner of a house in the 500 block of Loveman Avenue with a zoning violation for failing to maintain his property in accordance with city regulations.

Between 4 p.m. Dec. 28 and 1 a.m. Dec. 29 in the 6600 block of Worthington-Galena Road, a firearm, a laptop and a camera were stolen from a parked vehicle.

On Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, the court clerk at the Worthington Municipal Building, 6550 N. High St., received more than 50 phone calls from a suspect. The calls were unrelated to court business.

On Jan. 3 at 9:30 a.m. in the 5700 block of East Selby Boulevard, someone shot and killed a squirrel on a power line behind a school.

Between Nov. 10 and Jan. 2, someone used stolen credit-card information belonging to a resident of the first block of West Granville Road. More than $10,000 worth of items were purchased. Some items were shipped to the resident's home to be picked up by the thief.

On Dec. 24 at 5:11 a.m., someone forced entry into a business in the 2100 block of West Dublin-Granville Road. An attempt to open a cash draw was unsuccessful. At 6:11 a.m., a second business in the same block was entered. Change was taken.

Between Dec. 22 and 28 in the 6700 block of Evening Street, someone forcibly entered a home through a garage and stole a television and other items valued at approximately $4,000.

On Dec. 29 at 2 p.m., a man went through mailboxes at three homes in the 800 block of Griswold Street. He stole a package from one mailbox. When he was confronted by a resident, he dropped the package and ran. He was apprehended by police. The 19-year-old Columbus man was charged with theft, criminal trespassing and criminal mischief and was taken to the Franklin County Jail.