Someone set a fire at Beulah Park that caused minor damage, estimated at $200, in what investigators are calling arson, Grove City police reported.

Someone set a fire at Beulah Park that caused minor damage, estimated at $200, in what investigators are calling arson, Grove City police reported.

Between 5:30 and 5:53 p.m., May 25, a neighbor of Beulah Park, 3664 Grant Ave., had just come outside to start his mower when he saw smoke near the west gate area of the compound. He went to another neighbor's house where he called the Jackson Township Fire Department.

The fire department responded and extinguished the blaze. The damage occurred to a 30- to 40-foot area of grass.

Witnesses did not see any suspects in the area at the time of the fire.

There are no leads at this time.

In other recent incident reports from the Grove City Division of Police:

* Passersby called 911 after seeing an infant alone in a running vehicle in the 1700 block of Stringtown Road with no adults around on May 24. Officers arrived at 7:24 p.m. and found the doors locked. The officers put on their emergency lights to attract the child's parents, and after about 15 minutes, his mother, a 21-year-old Wilmington woman, arrived. She told police she thought she was only gone a few minutes and that it was safe to leave her son alone in a locked car during that time. Police issued her a Mayor's Court citation for child endangering.

* Someone burglarized a residence in the 4000 block of Hirth Hill Road between 9:40 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. May 25 and stole a watch valued at $8,200 from the master bedroom.

* Between May 20 and May 24, 12 forged checks using the information and account number of a business in the 3000 block of Longridge Way, were cashed in Illinois and Pennsylvania. The loss exceeded $11,600.

* More than $7,000 worth of digital equipment, including a laptop computer, two iPods and a camera, were stolen after a vehicle parked in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road was broken into between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. May 26, in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road.

* About 7:15 a.m. May 25, police conducted a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Stringtown Road. The driver, a 30-year-old Grove City man, was found to have an active warrant for having failed to reinstate his driver's license and was arrested. During a search of the vehicle, four prescription pills were in a pink container. When the man told police he did not have a prescription for the pills, he was charged with drug possession.

* Two vehicles and a house in the 2200 block of Parkridge Drive were vandalized by pellets and spray-paint sometime between 10 p.m. May 26 and 9:45 a.m. May 27, with damage estimated at $2,500. Racial slurs were also spray-painted on one of the vehicles.

* During a burglary reported between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 23, a refrigerator was stolen from a vacant apartment in the 2300 block of Deerfield Drive. The value of the refrigerator was $300. There were no signs of forced entry.

* Someone broke into a vehicle between 11:52 a.m. and 12:16 p.m. May 25, in the 1600 block of Gateway Drive. Two subwoofers, an amp and $20 were stolen, a combined loss of $470. The door handle appeared to have been popped and then snapped back into place.

* Between May 19 and 26, a garage in the 4200 block of Hoover Road was broken into, with $500 worth of damage reported to a door.

* Between 11 p.m. May 26 and 9 a.m. May 27, the window of a vehicle parked in the 4400 block of Dawn Drive was broken out, resulting in $400 worth of damage. The damage was reported to be consistent with a pellet or BB.

* BB damage also is suspected in case of vandalism reported between 4 and 5:36 a.m. May 27, to a vehicle in the 2400 block of Dorothy Lane. The vehicle's windows were shot, and the damage was estimated to be $500.

* Between 5 p.m. May 25 and 2 p.m. May 26, a vehicle parked in the 3200 block of Longridge Way was vandalized with an estimated damage to the window of $500.

* Sometime between 12:15 and 10 a.m. May 27, a vehicle parked in the 3800 block of Tamara Drive was spray-painted with black and white paint.

* A Yamaha model dirtbike was reported stolen at 5 a.m. May 27, from the rear residence in the 2100 block of Quail Creek Boulevard. The owner reporter it had been secured to a trailer by tie-down straps.

* Police arrested at 57-year-old Urbancrest man for criminal mischief shortly before 1 a.m. May 27, after a resident of the 3300 block of Castleton Street reported seeing a suspicious man inside her vehicle and then exit while carrying a grocery bag. Officers found the man lying in a bush on Liberty Street near Yates Avenue, and he told them he had been inside a vehicle.

* A juvenile received a written charge after he hit a neighbor's house with a pellet gun at 11 a.m. May 20, in the 2600 block of Eugene Avenue. The juvenile told police he had been pumping the pellet gun when it accidentally went off, hitting the aluminum awning of the neighbors house and causing $300 worth of damage.