Police responded to a rash of vehicle break-ins Oct. 23 and Oct. 25.

Police responded to a rash of vehicle break-ins Oct. 23 and Oct. 25.

Nothing of great value was reported stolen in any of the 13 break-ins; items taken included blankets, spare change and tools.

Someone smashed a window of each vehicle involved in the crimes, which occurred Oct. 23 on North High Street, East Tulane Road, Calumet Street and East Como Avenue, and Oct. 25 on Calumet Street, Tibet Road and East Como Avenue.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* A woman who lives in the 200 block of West North Broadway contacted police at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 after reportedly receiving more than 20 harassing phone calls.

The victim said the calls began at 9 a.m. Oct. 20 and continued through 6 p.m. Oct. 21.

She was referred to the city prosecutor's office.

* A resident of the 200 block of Arden Road told police at 5 p.m. Oct. 19 she was duped into buying $4,000 worth of gift cards by someone posing as a prosecutor.

The victim said someone called her at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19 and said her granddaughter had been in an accident in Maryland.

The suspect told the victim he was a prosecutor and that she had to purchase $4,000 in gift cards before they would let the granddaughter go free with no charges, according to reports.

The victim said she purchased the gift cards and gave the suspect the numbers. But when the suspect demanded another $4,000 in gift cards, the woman realized it was a scam, reports said.