An alleged white-collar crime involving identity fraud was reported to the New Albany Police Department earlier this month.

An alleged white-collar crime involving identity fraud was reported to the New Albany Police Department earlier this month.

A COO of a business formerly located in the 7700 block of Walton Parkway told New Albany police he believes the former CEO applied for business loans using his name and personal information.

Officers at 12:07 p.m. July 1 took a statement from the man, who said the CEO was terminated after using business funds for personal expenses. According to the report, the man told police paperwork was discovered while staff members cleaned out the CEO's office that illustrated the CEO's used his coworker's name, Social Security number and address for business loans.

The crime was alleged to have occurred between May 31 and June 16.

The man told police the business is investigating the employee and said he would forward copies of the forged documents to officers in the next week.

In other recent incident reports from the New Albany Police Department:

* A burglary was reported at 12:36 p.m. July 6 at a residence in the 7200 block of Berkley Square when a resident said someone entered his open garage and unlocked vehicle and took his wallet, which contained his driver's license, two credit cards and approximately $100 in cash. The man later told police his bank card was used four times at a grocery store on High Street. The four transactions for $35.14 each were denied.

* Vandalism was reported at 6:45 a.m. July 6 at a residence in the 7500 block of Alpath Road when a resident told police someone damaged the freshly poured concrete sidewalk in front of her home by writing in it.

* A 44-year-old New Albany man was arrested for OVI and charged with speeding after police conducted a traffic stop July 5 on Harlem Road at Morse Road. According to the report, the man was driving 46 mph in a 25 mph zone. The man admitted to consuming alcohol and refused to complete field-sobriety tests or a breath test. He was cited, given a court summons and a courtesy transport home.

* Theft was reported at 6:10 p.m. July 5 at New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Road, when a Columbus resident told police his bag went missing while he and his family attended the fireworks display July 4. The man told police an unknown woman offered to watch the family's stroller and the bag while he and family members went on a ride. Upon his return, the bag was missing. Contents included $20 in cash, an inhaler, cologne and Oxycontin and Opana tablets. The total loss was listed at $350.

* Theft was reported at 4:08 p.m. July 5 at a residence in the 8200 block of Marwithe Court when a resident there told police his trash can had been missing since June 30.

* A handgun was impounded at 1:47 p.m. July 4 at a business in the 5200 block of Forest Drive when an employee there told police she found a handgun. The weapon wasn't loaded, but its magazine had 7 rounds. The firearm was impounded, and the owner was notified.

* A stolen vehicle was reported at 1:20 a.m. July 4 in the 7200 block of Central College Road when officers responded to a New Albany man who said his $17,000 motorcycle was taken while he and another person attended a fireworks show in Whitehall. The motorcycle was parked in front of the witness' garage in the rear of the house.

* A burglary was reported at 11:12 a.m. July 1 at a residence in the 4000 block of Sedgwick Drive when a resident told police someone took property valued at $600 from a vehicle parked in her garage. The woman said the garage service door was unlocked. Property taken included a driver's license, credit cards, store cards, a purse and a wallet.

* Menacing was reported at 5:19 p.m. June 29 at a business in the 8300 block of Walton Parkway when staff members told police an anonymous person called the business' main line and said, "You guys (expletive) up today. You got yourselves in a whole heap of trouble. You better tell all the bosses up there, I know where lots of your locations are, there's a tornado coming, and I'm coming like a freight train. Do you know what a freight train does?"