Almost $70,000 worth of jewelry allegedly was stolen from a New Albany residence last month.

A resident in the 6900 block of New Albany Road East reported the theft at 8:23 p.m. Jan. 31 to the New Albany Police Department.

The value of jewelry totaled $68,215. Items missing included a ring valued at $23,615, a ring valued at $7,000 and a white-gold piece of jewelry valued at $37,605, said New Albany police Sgt. Kris Daniels.

He said the case is under investigation.

In other recent New Albany police incident reports:

* A 56-year-old Columbus man was cited for drug abuse, controlled-substance possession or use and drug paraphernalia after an officer stopped a vehicle for a marked-lane violation at 5:17 p.m. Feb. 3 at Central College and New Albany roads.

Marijuana and glass pipes commonly used for marijuana were found in the vehicle.

* A 48-year-old Reynoldsburg man was cited for open container after a traffic stop at 3:25 p.m. Feb. 3 at state Route 161 and Beech Road.

* A 45-year-old Centerburg man was cited for drug paraphernalia after being stopped for a moving violation at 4:40 p.m. Feb. 2 at Johnstown and Bevelhymer roads.

* Damage to a smartphone was reported at 10:58 a.m. Feb. 1 at New Albany High School, 7600 Fodor Road.

* A theft of $100 in clothing was reported at 10:11 a.m. Jan. 30 at New Albany High School.

* A 26-year-old Pataskala man was cited for drug paraphernalia, drug abuse and controlled-substance possession or use after he was stopped for expired registration at 9:53 p.m. Jan. 29 at state Route 161 and Beech Road.

* Identity theft was reported at 5:06 p.m. Jan. 29 on Lambton Park Road.

* A sex offense involving the creating or producing obscenity involving a minor was reported at 12:44 p.m. Jan. 29 at New Albany High School. The case is open and under investigation, Daniels said.