Delaware County

A burglar got away with more than $5,000 in property after entering a Liberty Township home through a basement door earlier this month.

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a burglary shortly before 11:15 p.m. July 13 in the 4200 block of Mack Court. A man told deputies someone entered the residence between 10 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. that day and took several items.

The man reported two rings, together valued at $1,700; two watches, together worth $1,300; and a gold chain valued at $1,800 were stolen. The burglar also took a handgun worth $400, a television valued at $500 and $80 in cash, reports said.

Investigators have not identified a suspect in the case, according to sheriff's reports.

In other recent county sheriff's reports:

* Deputies responded to a report of a theft in progress shortly before 9 a.m. July 16 at a business in the 8600 block of Columbus Pike in Orange Township. Two people left the building with a shopping cart full of items without paying for the goods, according to sheriff's reports.

Employees at the business did not estimate the value of the items.

* A man reported a theft from a vehicle took place between midnight and 8 a.m. July 17 in the 1500 block of Royal Oak Drive in Orange Township. Someone stole two laptop computers, together worth $2,000, and tools valued at $1,290 from the vehicle, according to sheriff's reports.

A second theft from a vehicle during the same time period was reported in the 1300 block of the same street. Someone broke into a vehicle and stole tools valued at $10, according to sheriff's reports.


* Powell police officers responded to a report of a theft in progress about 4:45 p.m. July 19 in the 10500 block of Sawmill Parkway. Someone stole six bottles of perfume, together valued at $406, from the business, according to police reports.

* Officers responded to a report of breaking and entering about 12:15 a.m. July 13 in the 400 block of West Olentangy Street. Someone caused $400 worth of damage by breaking into a business through the front door, then stole $100, according to police reports.