The manager of a business in the 3900 block of Jackson Pike reported July 28 that a generator and pressure washer were discovered as missing from the shop July 17.
He said the owner of the business went to a pawn shop in Columbus and found the generator, along with three new buffers still in their boxes, that came from his business. The pressure washer is still missing. It is unknown when the items were stolen, according to reports.
Total loss was $3,150, reports stated.
In other recent Grove City police reports:
* A resident in the 2400 block of Hooverside Lane reported July 28 three checks she had written were altered and cashed by an unknown person.
The woman said she wrote the three checks and had her daughter drop them July 12 into a deposit box at the post office on Stringtown Road at McDowell Road.
She said she later found her checkbook would not balance, then she investigated and discovered the checks had been forged and cashed by someone other than the intended recipients.
The amount on one check was increased from $140 to $300, reports stated. With that alteration, the total value of the checks as cashed was $2,805.
* A resident in the 2300 block of Suffolk Lane told police three airsoft guns, an airsoft vest, a video-game system with 10 downloaded games and the controller for the game system were stolen from his house.
The man said he allowed two juveniles to stay overnight July 26 and 27 and let them remain in the residence while he was away during the following afternoon.
He said he returned to find his front door unlocked, the juveniles were gone and the property, which belongs to his roommate, was missing. Total loss was $1,236, reports stated.
* An officer was flagged down July 29 and told about a suspicious vehicle parked on a lot in the 3900 block of Hoover Road.
The officer found the parked vehicle without any license plates on it. When he checked the vehicle identification number, he discovered it had been reported stolen out of Columbus, according to reports.
Columbus police were notified and came to impound the vehicle.
* A Reynoldsburg man reported his handgun, valued at $400, was stolen from his pickup truck while it was parked at his place of employment in the 6100 block of South Meadows Drive.
The man said he visited a shooting range before he went to work July 31. He said he placed the gun under the vehicle's rear driver's-side seat. When he finished work about 11:30 p.m., he found the seat had been moved all the way forward and the gun was missing, reports stated.