A woman reported July 22 that her car was broken into while it was parked in the service parking lot west of the parking garage at 850 W. Goodale Blvd.
* A woman reported July 22 that her car was broken into while it was parked in the service parking lot west of the parking garage at 850 W. Goodale Blvd.
A duffel bag, clothing and miscellaneous toiletries were stolen. Total loss was $400. Entry to the car was gained by punching out the lock on the passenger side door, causing $200 in damage, Grandview Heights police reports said.
* Several hours earlier, officers responded to the same parking lot on another report of a theft from a vehicle. The victim reported that at 11:14 a.m. July 22, a man was seen breaking the passenger-side window of her vehicle and taking a purse containing $100 cash. He was described as a white man, 5-feet, 8-inches tall, wearing a white tank top and black shorts with dark-colored hair. He was seen leaving the scene northbound on Bobcat Avenue in a dark red 1990s-style Ford Taurus.
* While on routine patrol in the early morning hours of July 21, officers saw a suspicious car parked in a lot in the 1500 block of West First Avenue. The window was down and there was a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle, reports said. After being given a field sobriety test, the driver, a Powell man, was arrested and charged with having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence.
While conducting an inventory of the vehicle, officers found a marijuana pipe and several open containers of alcoholic beverages, and an additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was filed against the man. He was released on his own recognizance to a sober individual.
* Officers were dispatched July 17 to the 1100 block of West First Avenue on a report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle, a blue Chevy truck, had several tools in the back and personal items belonging to its owner in the interior. The truck was valued at $14,000. It was last seen driving east on First Avenue.