Grove City police responded Sept. 20 to several thefts from vehicles that had occurred overnight.
A resident in the 1200 block of Great Hunter Drive reported a laptop computer, golf club and wallet were stolen from his pickup truck. Total loss was $1,010, reports stated.
A resident in the 1300 block Great Hunter Drive said a purse, valued at $300, was stolen from her car.
A purse was also taken from a car parked at a residence in the 1400 block of River Trail Drive.
A woman who lives in the 4000 block of Thompson Avenue told police a camera and photography equipment, valued together at $2,970, were taken from her vehicle, according to reports.
A fifth victim, who lives in the 6400 block of Buckeye Path Drive South, told police a denim shirt, screwdrivers and voltmeter were stolen from his truck.
In other recent Grove City police reports:
* A Grove City woman reported her car, valued at $40,000, was stolen from the parking lot of a hotel in the 4100 block of Marlane Drive.
The woman said a Reynoldsburg woman and a man were in her hotel room around 4:50 a.m. She said she got into an argument with the other woman and asked her to leave.
About 10 minutes later, the victim noticed the key fob to her car was missing. She went outside and discovered the car was gone.
Police checked the area, but did not locate the vehicle.
* Police arrested and charged a Bloomingburg man with felonious assault Sept. 21 after he got into a fight with a Chillicothe man at a business in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road.
A man told police he was dining with a female friend when another male came in and began trying to instigate a fight with him, reports stated. The man said he asked the other man to step outside to avoid causing a disturbance, but he declined.
The victim left the business in his car and his friend left in her own car. The victim said the other man followed in his own car and they all drove to the parking lot at a nearby store.
The victim said the other man tried to strike his car with his vehicle, but missed. He then put his car in reverse and struck the car belonging to the female friend, who was still inside, according to reports. At that point, both men started fighting.
The victim said he was struck several times in the head with a tire iron before officers arrived on the scene and broke up the fight. Jackson Township medics were called to the scene and took the victim to Mount Carmel West for treatment.
Police charged Samuel I. Keaton, 19, of Cross Street in Bloomingburg with felonious assault due to the seriousness of the victim's injuries.
He was taken to the Franklin County jail, reports stated.
* Officers took two reports of stolen vehicles on Sept. 18.
A resident in the 3900 block of Southwest Boulevard reported her SUV was stolen overnight from her driveway. She said a gun safe containing two semiautomatic pistols was on the floor in the back seat when the vehicle was stolen, reports stated.
A resident in the 4200 block of Kathryn Place told police her car, valued at $4,500, was stolen between 7 and 11 a.m. Sept. 18.
While a police officer was taking her report, a dispatcher told him the car had been involved in a hit-skip accident earlier that day in Grandview Heights. The suspect parked the car and got into another vehicle he had apparently been following and that car left the area, reports stated. The stolen car was towed from the scene.
* Two people reported their vehicles were broken into Sept. 20 while they were at area businesses.
A Pennsylvania man said he exited a business in the 4100 block of Parkway Centre Drive to find a side window of his car had been broken. A laptop computer, backpack and prescription medication were stolen, with the total loss listed at $1,320, according to reports.
A Jefferson man told police his wife's purse and wallet were stolen from their car while they were at a business in the 1700 block of Stringtown Road. A front passenger-side window was broken to gain entry to the car, reports stated.
* A resident in the 3600 block of Juniper Street told police Sept. 18 that a handgun, valued at $450, and $2,500 in cash were stolen overnight from his car.
* A Carroll woman told police her purse, containing jewelry valued at $1,000 and $300 in cash, was stolen Sept. 16 from her car while she was working at a business in the 1800 block of Stringtown Road.
The woman said she arrived at 10 a.m. and placed her purse underneath the front seat of her car. She left work at 3 p.m. and didn't realize the purse was missing until she was driving on Stringtown Road. The stolen jewelry included a pair of earrings and the victim's wedding ring, according to reports.
* Officers responded two days in a row to reports of burglaries at a house in the 600 block of Hennigans Grove Road.
The burglaries were reported by the mother of the homeowner. She told police she has been watching the house while her son was away.
On Sept. 17, she called police to report two televisions, valued at $600, had been stolen from the house. Another television in the sun room had been unplugged but was not taken, according to reports.
The next day, the woman reported she arrived at the house at 9:30 a.m. to find the front door standing open and the interior lights turned on. Officers arrived at the scene and checked the house to make sure no one was inside. They found items strewn on the floor in every room but no evidence of forced entry, reports stated. The woman told police a garage door opener found on a couch had not been there when she last checked the house the previous night.
* The manager of a hotel in the 4100 block of Parkway Centre Drive reported a guest caused $820 damage Sept. 16 to a bathroom mirror, flat-screen television and linen in his room. The damage occurred between 3:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., according to reports. The manager said he was told by the hotel night auditor that the guest admitted he damaged the room as he was checking out, but staffers didn't know the extent of the damage until housekeeping staff entered the room.
The hotel attempted to contact the Miami, Florida, man at his cellphone number but did not get a response, reports stated. The manager said the hotel would prefer to receive restitution, but will press charges if necessary.