Items of jewelry worth a combined value of $5,223.09 were reported stolen at 11:57 a.m. Aug. 21 from a residence in the 5600 block of Shadowbrook Drive.
According to Columbus Division of Police incident reports, the victim, a 91-year-old man, said the class and college rings, pendants, necklaces and earrings were taken between July 1 and 11. There was no sign of forced entry.
"The reporting person stated there was a hidden key outside that the two listed other persons were aware of," a police officer wrote in the report. "One of the listed other persons is a caretaker and the other is the reporting person's daughter. The reporting person does not believe either would take the listed items."
In other recent incident reports from northwest Columbus:
* A 66-year-old woman living in the 4500 block of Olentangy River Road told an officer at 1:25 p.m. Aug. 23 she felt threatened by a man after telling a male friend theirs was a "platonic relationship" and she did not want him to contact her anymore.
The victim said that since February the man "would make sexual comments and act as if he was her boyfriend," according to the report. "Over the same period the suspect had loaned her $900 to help her with her debt."
* A representative of a convenience store in the 5900 block of Sawmill Road filed an embezzlement complaint against an employee at 8:56 a.m. Aug. 23 after being alerted by the corporate office of a discrepancy uncovered during an audit.
According to the report, the embezzlement took place from April 23 to Aug. 9. "Complainant stated suspect admitted to giving approximately $500 worth of products to his friends when they came into the store while he worked the overnight shift," the responding officer wrote. However, the report also listed $3,470.23 worth of "vapor tobacco" as also missing.
* A 24-year-old woman said she was exchanging custody of her children with their father in the 5000 block of Tuttle Crossing Boulevard at 6:55 p.m. Aug. 22 when the man's girlfriend wanted to speak with her. The victim said she did not want to talk, at which point she stated the girlfriend threatened to "stomp a mud hole" in her face.
* A loss-prevention officer for a store in the Mall at Tuttle Crossing suffered a broken finger after becoming involved in a struggle at 1:10 p.m. Aug. 21 with two suspects who were attempting to steal $190 worth of clothing. The items were recovered from one of the suspects, according to the responding officer.
* A 40-year-old man said his girlfriend, who does not live with him in the 7900 block of Woodham Lane, assaulted him at 5 p.m. Aug. 21.
"Victim stated he and the suspect were supposed to go out for dinner, but she was late because she was out drinking," the report stated.
"Victim stated he then confronted the suspect about her drinking. When the victim confronted the suspect she bit him on his left forearm and stomach."
* A woman said she returned to her residence in the 2800 block of Mark Andrew Drive at 3:40 p.m. Aug. 20 to find a $2,900 television missing. The victim, 39, who had been out of town since Aug. 7, said there was no sign of forced entry.
* Jewelry valued at $1,500 and $1,000 worth of women's clothing were stolen during a break-in that was reported in the 2500 block of Brendel Drive on Aug. 20. The victims, women 24 and 26, said the crime occurred between 9:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 10 the evening of the report.
* A 22-year-old woman said that her $1,200 cellphone was stolen between 4 and 5 p.m. Aug. 17 in the 1400 block of Bethel Road.
* Two suspects were detained after allegedly committing a robbery at 9:14 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Mall at Tuttle Crossing. The report stated the incident involved two shirts valued at $50.
* A 23-year-old man summoned police to his residence in the 4100 block of Dunleavy Court at 12:50 p.m. Aug. 17 regarding attempted extortion.
The victim said he got to know the suspect through an online dating app, but that they haven't actually met. They have, however, done "sexual things" together over Skype, according to the report. "Unknown to the victim the suspect videotaped the victim during the Skype calls," the responding officer noted.
* A 54-year-old man filed a theft report at 2:42 p.m. Aug. 18 after he said he and his wife realized that $3,000 worth of jewelry and a $25 book of state quarters was missing from their residence in the 6700 block of Brampton Court.
The man said they believe their daughter's boyfriend took the $2,000 wedding ring, $600 gold necklace and $400 silver bracelet when they left him alone in the residence between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 15.