Thieves forged checks and credit cards last week to steal from two Worthington residents.

Thieves forged checks and credit cards last week to steal from two Worthington residents.

Betweem March 16 and 18, someone obtained the credit-card number of a resident of the 400 block of Colonial Avenue. The thieves then forged duplicates, which they used to make purchases in Columbus and Heath.

Similarly, someone obtained account information belonging to a resident of the 200 block of Bristol Way. The thief forged three checks that were presented at a Walmart in Eden, Pa.

Wallets and credit cards were stolen during classes at a business in the 6100 block of Huntley Road while their owners were in class. The theft occurred between noon and 4 p.m. March 19 and at 3:30 p.m. March 20. Credit cards stolen from each were used before they were reported missing.

In other Worthington police reports:

* A battery was stolen from a truck in the 6700 block of Huntley Road overnight March 18.

* Between March 15 and 18, catalytic converters were stolen from three company trucks in the 600 block of Lakeview Plaza Boulevard.

* The former husband of a resident of the 100 block of East Stafford Avenue allegedly gave two counterfeit post-office money orders to her daughter. She deposited them in the bank and gave him $1,870.

* Gift cards and cash were stolen from two unlocked vehicles in the 6500 block of Emco Place overnight March 21.