A variety of items, including a $900 bulletproof vest and a model car collection valued at $1,000 were stolen during a burglary at a home in the 2800 block of Harnet Court that was reported at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 5. The victim, a 51-year-old man, told police the break-in occurred between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Also stolen were two television sets worth a combined $2,300, $50 in rare coins, some clothing and gun magazines valued at $80.
In other Northland-area police reports:
* A 32-year-old woman said a man showed up at the front door of her home in the 5600 block of Ironwood Court at 8:40 p.m. Aug. 10, pounding on it repeatedly and threatening to shoot up the place.
According to police reports, she said she believes the threats arose from an incident that took place July 5, which led to a different suspect going to jail. She added she believes the man who came to her home is a friend of the person involved in the earlier incident.
* A pump shotgun and a safe, both valued at $500, were stolen from an apartment in the 5700 block of Roche Drive that was reported at 9:48 p.m. Aug. 10. The victim, a 46-year-old man, said the break-in took place at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 4. A door and frame to the residence sustained $400 in damage, according to the report.
* A 49-year-old woman said she honked her horn in the 5300 block of Cleveland Avenue at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 after the car in front of her came to an abrupt stop. Police reports said the driver of the other car pointed a handgun at her through the driver's side window but drove away quickly when she reached for her cellphone.
* A clerk at a store in the 1700 block of Morse Road said his life was threatened at 3 p.m. Aug. 8 after he refused to sell a cigar to a person who didn't have identification. Police reports said the suspect pulled out a small-caliber handgun before leaving the store, walked outside and then returned seconds later and told the clerk, "Come outside and I will shoot you in the face," while still holding the pistol in his right hand.
* Two 18-year-old women told police they thought they were on their way to the Ohio State Fair at 6:55 p.m. Aug. 5 but instead were assaulted and had their cellphones stolen. In the report, the victims said they were picked up at the residence of one of the women, but the suspect and three other people they didn't know pulled over in the 5100 block of Karl Road. The women said the vehicle then drove off with their cellphones, one worth $400 and the other $500, along with credit cards and a house key.