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Worthington: Man busted for peddling stolen diamonds

A man attempting to sell diamonds was arrested after it was discovered the gems were stolen.

The 32-year-old man was charged with receiving stolen property after police were called to a jewelry store in the 600 block of High Street at 10:30 a.m. March 31.

In other Worthington police incident reports:

• A Chaucer Court woman was arrested after she called 911 five times, knowing no emergency existed, on March 31 and April 1.

At 10:21 p.m. March 31, she called to say her husband had assaulted her. She was checked and had no visible injuries, and her husband was not at home.

She called four more times during the early morning hours of April 1 before she was arrested and her four dogs taken by animal control.

The woman had been arrested earlier in March for similar offenses.

• A tobacco vase, clothing and miscellaneous items were stolen from a vehicle that was broken into while it was parked in the lot of a hotel in the 7000 block of North High Street overnight April 2.

• A suitcase full of clothes was stolen from a vehicle in the first block of West New England Avenue overnight April 4. Entry was gained by smashing a window.

Also that night, someone entered an unlocked vehicle in an unattached garage in the 400 block of East North Street. A laptop computer was stolen.

A window also was smashed on a vehicle parked at the fishing access, 600 W. Wilson Bridge Road, between 7:15 and 7:32 a.m. April 5. An MP3 player and backpack were stolen.

• Police received a call of a suspicious person walking around the apartments in the first block of East Selby Boulevard at 1:18 a.m. April 4.

They found an 18-year-old man on the grounds of St. Michael Church. He had a pocket full of change.

He was advised about loitering and criminal trespass and was given a ride to his home in Columbus.

• A resident of the 800 block of Clayton Drive was issued a citation for having a barking dog that was disturbing neighbors at 8:52 p.m. April 1.

A trailer was tampered with on the lot of a business in the 6700 block of Huntley Road overnight on April 3. A door sustained $1,000 worth of damage.

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