Westerville police said a 16-year-old Westerville boy was arrested Aug. 25 after allegedly threatening his mother.

According to reports, the boy was grounded and made multiple threats against his mother around 8:15 p.m. in the first block of Groton Drive.

When police arrived, the woman told them she had been advised by a health professional to take his threats seriously.

While speaking with the boy, police noticed a plastic bong and pipe, and the boy admitted they were used to smoke marijuana, according to reports.

The boy was arrested and charged with threatening domestic violence, menacing and possession of marijuana paraphernalia, reports stated.

He was taken to the Franklin County Juvenile Reception Center.

In other recent incident reports from the Westerville Division of Police:

* An administrator at a facility in the 100 block of North State Street reported a resident threatened to ask a relative to "kill someone or burn the place down."

According to reports, employees had moved some of the woman's items because her room had become too messy, prompting her to make the threats.

The woman reportedly made a profane remark when police asked her about the incident, but no charges were filed.

* Someone cut a fence at the city's Electric Division headquarters, 139 E. Broadway Ave., stealing a variety of items.

According to reports, someone broke into the facility between Aug. 18 and 22.

Among items stolen were multiple chainsaws, power drills and copper piping, reports stated.