A good Samaritan turned in to police a bag containing more than $2,000 after he found it in his backyard.
According to Pickerington Division of Police incident reports, a resident of the 300 block of Florence Drive went to the lobby of the police station at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 6 to turn in a money bag he told officers he had found.
Reports said police officials were able to locate the bag's owner and they returned it and the cash Aug. 7
In other recent Pickerington police incident reports:
* A 27 year-old Pickerington man was charged with disorderly conduct at 3:24 a.m. Aug. 5 in the 500 block of Lakes Edge Way.
Reports said the man was given a date for a mandatory appearance in Fairfield County Municipal Court and taken to the Fairfield County Jail.
* A woman told police at 9:52 a.m. Aug. 5 she was the victim of a scam by an unknown male.
The resident of the 100 block of Raine Street said the man made several deposits and withdrawals – totaling more than $1,500 – from the victim's bank account.
* A 19-year-old Canal Winchester woman was issued a citation for theft at 3:09 p.m. Aug. 5 after she was caught shoplifting at a business in the 100 block of Postage Drive.
Reports said she was given a date for a mandatory appearance in Fairfield County Municipal Court and released.
* A man and a woman, both 18 years old, were issued "no-trespass" orders and removed from a restaurant in the 1700 block of Hill Road North at 2:39 a.m. Aug. 7.
Officers originally were sent to the location on a report that a customer had assaulted an employee. The employee told police a customer had grabbed her arm through the drive-thru window and was inside causing a disturbance.
Reports said a Violet Township Fire Department unit examined the employee and minor injuries were documented.
The man and woman were then issued the orders after the employee declined to pursue charges against them.
* A resident of the 200 block of Jamie Lynn Circle reported at 11:59 p.m. Aug. 7 that someone sprayed what appeared to be mustard on the side of her house.
* An 18-year-old Canal Winchester man was issued a citation for marijuana possession after officers noticed a suspicious vehicle while locking up restrooms at 11:29 p.m. Aug. 7 in Simsbury Disc Golf Course in Simsbury Park, 625 E. Columbus St.
Reports said the man was given a mandatory date for an appearance in Pickerington Mayor's Court.
* A 34-year-old Pickerington man was arrested for theft at 5:17 a.m. Aug. 8 after he allegedly stole four packs of cigarettes from a business in the 900 block of Hill Road.
Reports said the man fled from the scene but later was brought into the station by his wife after officers were able to locate the registered owner of the vehicle he was driving at the time of the theft.
The man was issued a date for a mandatory appearance in Fairfield County Municipal Court and released from custody.
* Officers were called to a business in the 1800 block of Hill Road at 9:23 a.m. Aug. 8 on a report of a firearm found in a room. Officers confiscated the firearm and secured it in the station's property room.
* Jewelry was reported stolen from an office in the 10000 block of Blacklick-Eastern Road at 3:28 p.m. Aug. 8
* Officers were called to the 1700 block of Hill Road North at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 8 on a report of a fight.
Reports said the fight began outside a business after a 17-year-old girl reported being sprayed with a chemical irritant by a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl inside the business.
Violet Township medics treated at the scene and released the girl who was sprayed with the irritant.
The officers' reports were forwarded to the Fairfield County Juvenile Prosecutor's seeking disorderly conduct charges against her two assailants.
* Items were reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Hillview Street at 10 p.m. Aug. 11. Reports said there were no signs of forced entry.
* Officers were called to the 1600 block of Tyler Avenue at 7:28 p.m. Aug. 11 on a report of an unresponsive 39-year-old man.
It was determined he had overdosed on heroine.
Reports said Violet Township medics were able to administer Narcan and transport him to a local hospital in stable condition.