A 20-year-old resident of the 5800 block of Arborwood Drive decided that nearly two years of threats was long enough.

The woman contacted police at 12:11 a.m. April 19 regarding threatening phone calls and text messages she said had been sent to her by her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend. "Reporting person states that the threats go back almost two years," according to the responding officer.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* An ex-employee of a business in the 5900 block of Roche Drive allegedly threatened a man and his sister, according to a report filed at 11 a.m. April 18. The person who contacted police, a 54-year-old man, said that he and his 53-year-old sister received the threats April 14. The victim said the former employee called that day and said, "You're not safe. Your sister is not safe." The suspect then allegedly sent a text message stating, "This will not go unpunished. I'm done talking. It's on."

"Caller stated he felt threatened by these statements and believed the suspect might try and harm him," the report stated.

* A burglary in the 1800 block of Forest Oak Lane was reported at 4:35 p.m. April 18. The victims, a juvenile girl and a 35-year-old woman, said two unknown suspects broke into the residence and made off with $15 in cash.

* A woman, 30, said she fended off a would-be purse-snatcher at 11:05 p.m. April 17 at the intersection of Beechcroft and East Dublin-Granville roads. The victim said the suspect ran up to her from behind and attempted to grab her purse, but then fell to the ground "and was scared off by the victim."

* A man contacted police at 11 p.m. April 16 to file a complaint that his son had been threatened several days earlier during a pickup soccer game in the 4500 block of Bridgewood Court. The incident took place at 6 p.m. April 12, according to the report. The man said his son ran into the suspect's son during the game. The suspect, whom the complainant did not know, allegedly grabbed the youth and threatened to strike him, later stating, "Next time I see you boys outside, I'm going to break your leg."

* A juvenile said someone he knows fired a paintball gun at him and his house at 8 p.m. April 14. The incident took place in the 2900 block of Chimney Point Drive.

* Police responded to a report of a man who had been shot in the 4700 block of Larkhall Lane at 11:06 p.m. April 13. According to the report, the 45-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and died at 11:59 p.m.

* No one was injured after someone fired a gun into a residence in the 1200 block of Urban Drive at 10:40 p.m. April 13. "Officers recovered multiple casings and spent bullets at the scene," according to the report. Two women, one 47 and the other 22, were present in the residence at the time of the incident.