Thefts from two motor vehicles were reported between 6 and 8:45 p.m. Oct. 23 at the intersection of East Livingston Avenue and South Fifth Street, according to Columbus Division of Police incident reports.

In one incident, a $1,000 laptop computer and a $500 electronic device were stolen from the vehicle, which had its passenger-side window broken, causing an undetermined amount of damage.

In the other, a $1,700 laptop, checks and various credit cards were stolen from a vehicle, which had its rear driver-side window broken, causing an undetermined amount of damage.

In other recent incident reports from the area:

* Someone used a key to scratch a car between 7:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Oct. 19 in the 400 block of Jackson Street. The amount of damage was not listed on reports.

* Between 2:30 and 4 p.m. Oct. 19 in the 600 block of South Lazelle Street, someone broke the rear passenger window of a vehicle, causing an estimated $500 worth of damage.

* Between 11:40 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 25 in the 400 block of South Lazelle Street, someone broke out the right window of a vehicle, causing an undetermined amount of damage.

* Between 2:45 and 7 a.m. Oct. 18, someone entered an unlocked vehicle in the 300 block of Reinhard Avenue and stole $1.25 worth of change.

* About $10 in cash and prescription medication were stolen between 7:55 a.m. Oct. 15 and 7:55 a.m. Oct. 22 from a vehicle parked at the intersection of Thurman Avenue and Blackberry Alley.

The victim told police it was the third time his car had been broken into in the last six months.

He said his car was locked, leading him to believe the suspect had used a device to pry open the door.

* A work vest, sweatshirt and prescription medication were stolen between 2 a.m. Oct. 24 and 1 p.m. Oct. 25 from a vehicle in the 400 block of Zimpfer Street.

The victim told police someone broke the front passenger window of the vehicle, causing an undetermined amount of damage.