Grove City police said the owner of a business in the 3900 block of Jackpot Road reported May 25 she believes someone has been taking money from the Ohio KENO Lottery deposits.
The owner said she believes someone was pocketing portions of the deposits from September 2016 until April 2017. A spreadsheet indicated that deposits were off by $1,981 compared to the amount of receipts since Sept. 10, reports stated. The manager was the only person who should have handled the deposits, according to the report.
No charges have been filed in the case.
In other recent Grove City police reports:
* A Columbus man told police several tools, including a laser, three drills, a nailer and a cutter, were stolen May 25 from his construction truck. He said he left his truck at 2 p.m. in a store parking lot in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road while he had lunch at a nearby restaurant, reports stated. When he returned 90 minutes later, he found the passenger window was broken, the laser missing from his front seat and all of the tool boxes in the bed of his truck had been opened with some tools stolen. Total loss was $3,989, reports stated.
* A Westerville man reported $1,160 was missing from his wallet that he accidentally left at a business in the 4100 block of Parkway Centre Drive. The man said he was in the business between 10 and 11 p.m. May 27. He said he didn't realize he had forgotten his wallet until after the business had closed for the night.
He said he went back the next morning to check if the wallet had been found. The manager said the wallet was found and placed in a safe. When the victim checked his wallet, he found that only $20 worth of $5 bills were still inside the wallet and that $1,160 in cash was missing, according to the report.
* A table saw, valued at $500, was stolen May 31 from the garage of a residence in the 3100 block of Belstead Drive.
The homeowner told police he had left the saw leaning against a wall while he went into the house.
A neighbor told police he saw two men take the saw at 5:45 p.m., reports stated. The men were in a pickup truck that they backed up into the driveway of the house located next door to the victim's house. He said he watched as the men got out of the truck, took the saw and loaded it into the truck bed. They then drove away.
The neighbor was able to give a description of one suspect but was not able to get a license plate number of the truck, reports stated.
* A resident in the 3200 block of Kingston Avenue reported a live trap set in her back yard by an animal control company was stolen May 26. The resident told police an opossum was in the trap when she checked it at 5:30 a.m. before going to work. When the animal control company arrived at 1:30 p.m. to pick up the trap, it was gone, reports stated. It is unclear whether the animal was let go before the trap was stolen.