Upper Arlington police reported that a traffic stop netted a suspect who had more than $8,800 worth of stolen property in his vehicle.
A felony charge of breaking and entering and a misdemeanor charge of receiving stolen property were filed against Derek A. Neal, 27, of 194 S. Yale Ave., Columbus, after an Upper Arlington police sergeant on patrol at 1:03 a.m. March 2 made a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Tremont Road.
According to police, the sergeant reported seeing numerous items inside the vehicle that matched descriptions of property that had been taken in a breaking-and-entering that occurred at 11 p.m. in the 2000 block of Tremont Road.
The stolen items included two electric bicycles valued at a total of $6,000, a set of skis valued at $1,600, ski boots valued at $600, hockey equipment valued at $200, a power washer valued at $150, tennis equipment valued at $100, a bicycle charger valued at $100, boxes of fireworks valued at a total of $50, hedge trimmers valued at $40 and several other items that were either worth $1 each or had no property valued listed.
The stolen property listed was valued at a total of at least $8,869.
Neal was taken to the Franklin County jail.
In other recent Upper Arlington police reports:
* Computer equipment valued at $1,000 was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 3600 block of Riverside Drive at approximately 1:45 p.m. Feb. 28.
* A man in the 1800 block of Wyandotte Road reported someone opened a credit card account using his personal information between Jan. 31 and March 5.
* A woman in the 3100 block of Tremont Road reported someone used her elderly aunt's personal information to obtain credit and personal items between Jan. 24 and March 5.
* A man in the 2200 block of Onandaga Drive reported someone used his personal information and attempted to rent an apartment in Webster, Texas, between noon March 3 and noon March 4.
* A man in the 2700 block of Bristol Road reported someone obtained copies of three personal checks and cashed them for a total of $3,000 between 9 a.m. Feb. 27 and 5 p.m. Feb. 28.