The Walgreens store at 4530 Kenny Road was robbed at 9 a.m. Nov. 28.
According to Columbus Division of Police incident reports, the suspect entered the business, showed that he was carrying a weapon and gave to a store employee a note demanding narcotics.
After receiving fentanyl patches and products made with codeine requested in the note, the suspect left on foot.
In other recent incident reports from northwest Columbus:
* A 50-year-old woman living in the 5200 block of Portland Street said over-the-counter and prescription drugs worth $1,000 were stolen during a burglary at her apartment that took place at 7:36 p.m. Nov. 29, with the criminal apparently going out the back door as the victim and a witness entered through the front.
"The victim and the witness stated that they heard the back door shut and the back gate shake," according to the report. "The victim and witness denied seeing a person. The victim and the witness had left the home together and returned together for a period of time of approximately 45 minutes. The victim stated that she does not lock her doors and this is known by at least one other person."
* An apartment in the 5800 block of Tuttle's Grove Boulevard was broken into Nov. 28. The incident was discovered at 8:30 a.m. by the 27-year-old woman who lives there with her 67-year-old mother.
The younger victim said she couldn't recall if the front door had been locked but "it felt weird when she put her key in the deadbolt."
Inside, the rear door of the apartment was open and one of the dining room chairs overturned.
The missing items included a $200 television and two laptop computers, one valued at $200 and the other at $119.
* A 29-year-old man said he got an unpleasant surprise at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 when he bit into a hamburger he had ordered at a restaurant in the 7400 block of Sawmill Road.
"The victim stated that when he received his burger, it was properly wrapped up, but when he bit into it, he realized there were five toothpicks laid inside the burger right under a leaf of lettuce," according to the responding officer. "The reporting victim stated one of the toothpicks pricked him in the inside of his mouth."
* A 64-year-old woman who uses a motorized wheelchair said she was getting into her vehicle in a parking lot in the 2700 block of Bethel Road at 6 p.m. Nov. 25, when a man came up and reached into her purse, which was sitting in a cart.
The victim said the thief stole her $300 cellphone, the keys to her Cadillac and $130 in cash.
She said he then got into his own vehicle and drove away..
* Storage containers belonging to two different construction companies and two electrical contractors were broken into in the 2300 block of Sawmill Place Boulevard between 2 a.m. Nov. 24 and at 7 a.m. Nov. 26.
Tools, equipment and supplies valued at $8,850 were reported stolen, while damage to the containers was estimated at $3,000.
* A woman, 32, said she received a disturbing photo from her ex-fiance, with whom she currently is living in the 7800 block of Gilston Court, at 12:37 p.m. Nov. 23.
The victim said her former fiance was out of town, but sent her the picture that showed him holding a gun. She said the message that accompanied the image was, "I found a gun. Why is this gun here?" The woman said she felt the message and photo were meant as a threat to her.
* A 23-year-old man contacted police at 12:45 p.m. Nov. 22 regarding a road-rage incident that took place eight days earlier.
The victim said the driver in a maroon truck with heart-shaped windows poured a cup of coffee on his vehicle near the intersection of Bethel and Sawmill roads.
The incident took place, the man said, after he honked the horn when the truck and its trailer moved into his lane.