New Albany police recommended that a Franklin County grand jury charge a Columbus man with theft for stealing $1,200 from a business in the 9800 block of Johnstown Road where he formerly worked.

New Albany police recommended that a Franklin County grand jury charge a Columbus man with theft for stealing $1,200 from a business in the 9800 block of Johnstown Road where he formerly worked.

The man told police he had taken money from the cash register multiple times while he was working.

Officers served the man with a criminal-trespass warning Oct. 7 and planned to send charges to the grand jury.

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

* A warrant was issued for an 18-year-old New Albany man for failure to comply, open container in a motor vehicle and contributing to the delinquency of a minor after he fled when police responded to a report Oct. 8 of individuals in a vehicle drinking at the corner of Fenway Road and Sudbrook Square East.

Three boys, two of whom were 17 and one who was 16, were recommended for the city's Juvenile Diversion Program and admitted to drinking in their vehicle before a party, according to police. One of the teens also admitted to owning a small marijuana bowl in the vehicle.

* A resident in the 3800 block of Lambton Place at 11:23 p.m. Oct. 7 told New Albany police someone spread toilet paper on his family's trees and house.

According to the police report, plastic forks and knives also were in the yard, along with leftover toilet-paper rolls and empty boxes.

No damage appeared to have been done to the structures, the report said.

* Officers responded at 3:39 p.m. Oct. 5 to a report that someone saw a suspicious group of men searching vehicles in the 6900 block of New Albany Condit Road two days earlier.

The witness said at 2 a.m. Oct. 3 he saw three men, each with brown hair, pull up to a residence in a dark-colored sedan. One of the men went up to vehicles in the driveway, searched them and returned to the vehicle.

* A resident in the 5000 block of Hearthstone Park Drive at 5:40 p.m. Sept. 30 told police someone used an unknown object to put a large dent in the rear of her vehicle parked by her garage.

* A woman who works in New Albany told police at 3:20 p.m. Sept. 30 she was notified by a bank Sept. 28 that two forged checks totaling $1,102.38 were cashed.

* An employee with a business in the first block of North High Street told police at 2:51 p.m. Sept. 29 that a drone crashed on her property near a playground with small children. The drone owner said he was using it for video footage for his friend's business.

* A Columbus woman at 3:03 p.m. Sept. 25 told police her front and rear license plates were taken from her vehicle while it was parked in the 8800 block of Smith's Mill Road North.

* An employee at a business in the 7400 block of West Campus Road at 9:03 a.m. Sept. 15 told police someone took her cellphone from her desk Sept. 13.

* Three juveniles were recommended for the city's diversion program after the recovery of a stolen golf cart at 3:48 p.m. Sept. 11. The cart was valued at $3,000 and was taken from a building in the 5700 block of Thompson Road.

* Residents in the 4800 block of Hampsted Court at 11:18 a.m. Sept. 2 told police several transactions were made on their credit card beginning Feb. 17 and ending Aug. 8. The total charges were $2,680.79.

They told police they believe a family member was responsible.