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Worthington: Man arrested for smashing Colonial Hills school windows

Police arrested a 20-year-old man as he smashed out windows at Colonial Hills Elementary School at 2:48 a.m. Aug. 11.

Police were alerted by a neighbor who heard sounds coming from the school at 300 Greenwich St.

When they arrived, they found a glass door shattered and the man throwing an object at a light fixture.

He allegedly resisted arrest but was arrested and taken to the Franklin County Jail.

In other Worthington Division of Police incident reports:

* A lunchroom prank went sour Aug. 6 at a business in the 500 block of East Wilson Bridge Road.

On the previous day, an employee poured laundry detergent into a jug of milk that had been left on the counter.

Another employee put the milk back into the lunchroom refrigerator.

A third employee drank the milk and became sick. He was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital. Police were awaiting his decision about whether to press charges.

* Two residents received unwanted credit cards in the mail Aug. 5. A resident of the 5800 block Dover Court discovered someone had attempted to use his. No one had tried to use one sent to a resident in the 200 block of Pingree Drive.

* A house in the 100 block of Halligan Avenue was broken into between Aug. 2 and 4. Entry was made through a rear garage door. Jewelry boxes were reported stolen.

* A 35-year-old man was arrested for presenting forged prescriptions at CVS, 918 High St., at 5:18 p.m. Aug. 7. Pharmacy personnel had been alerted that the man was attempting to pass bad prescriptions at other pharmacies and were on the lookout for him. He was taken to the Franklin County Jail.

* A wallet was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the first block of Orchard Drive between 12:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Aug. 7.

* Between 7:25 and 9:25 p.m. Aug. 8 in the parking lot of a restaurant in the first block of East Wilson Bridge Road, someone shattered the window of a vehicle and stole property.