Three people who live in the 1200 block of Pegwood Court contacted police at 5:21 p.m. Jan. 25 after allegedly receiving a death threat from someone in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
The victims, a 56-year-old man and two women, ages 82 and 60, said someone called at 9:30 that morning and said he was going to drive to Columbus and "blow (their) brains out," according to the responding officer.
In other Northland-area police reports:
* Miscellaneous power tools valued at $500 were stolen during a business break-in that was reported at 9:10 a.m. Jan. 24 in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. The person filing the report said one of the overhead garage doors was pried open sometime after 9:40 p.m. Jan. 23.
* A $1,000 television set and two wallets containing debit and credit cards were stolen during a burglary in the 5000 block of Alpha Court that was reported at 6 p.m. Jan 24. The victim said someone forced their way into the residence after 8 that morning.
* An employee of a fast-food restaurant in the 1200 block of East Dublin-Granville Road filed a complaint at 4:57 p.m. Jan. 23, saying that a prospective customer threw a large drink cup at her at 9 p.m. Jan. 18 after she informed him the $100 bill he was attempting to use to pay for his order was counterfeit.
"The victim stated she was soaked from head to toe," according to the report.
* A man said he was robbed of a $30 wallet and a debit card at 2:45 p.m. Jan. 21 while staying at a motel in the 4800 block of Sinclair Road. The victim stated someone knocked on his motel room door, the report states. When he opened the door, three or four people pushed the door open and forced him to lie on the ground face down, the report said. They stole his wallet with the listed property inside and struck him in the face twice before leaving, the report said.
* A man said his car, valued at $25,000, was stolen from him at gunpoint at 9:16 p.m. Jan. 20 in the 5700 block of Forest Birch Lane. The victim said he was standing at his mailbox when someone he did not know approached him, displayed a silver handgun and demanded the car. "Victim states he just needs his vehicle back and does not wish to have it processed," the responding officer noted.