A man believed to be associated with several thefts in New Albany has been arrested, according to New Albany police Sgt. Curtis Baker.
Bradley A. Green, 29, of Columbus was arrested last night, Sept. 10, by the Columbus Division of Police and transported to the Franklin County Jail, Baker said.
New Albany police had obtained arrest warrants for Green, including felony counts of receiving stolen property and felony identity fraud, Baker said.
Green, along with a woman and another man, are believed to be involved with stealing items from locked and unlocked vehicles, targeting vehicles in which such items as electronics and purses are in plain view, Baker said.
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Officers from the New Albany Police Department are searching for suspects believed to be associated with several thefts.
As of the afternoon of Aug. 27, one suspected thief had been named but no arrests had been made.
Over the past two weeks, six break-ins have occurred in such areas as parks, the New Albany Country Club, the Links subdivision and near Lambton Park, according to an Aug. 24 news release from the city.
Sgt. Curtis Baker said police have obtained arrest warrants for Bradley A. Green, 29, of Columbus for the Lambton Park thefts. The warrants are for felony counts of receiving stolen property and and felony identity fraud, he said.
Officers also are working to identify a woman and another man believed to be involved.
The suspects have stolen items from locked and unlocked vehicles, Baker said. Two of the vehicles were parked in open garages.
They have been targeting vehicles in which such items as electronics and purses are in plain view, Baker said.
The release included a reminder about precautions: hiding valuables, locking vehicle doors, storing garage-door openers somewhere other than in vehicles left outside the home, setting home alarms, locking home doors and windows and closing garage doors.
Anyone with information about the thefts should call the police department at 614-855-1234.