Grove City police said a resident in the 5900 block of Rings Avenue reported his house was burglarized Dec. 1 while he was at work.
The man he came home about 9 p.m. and found his door apparently had been kicked in.
Speakers, a flat-screen television and a handgun were stolen, resulting in a loss of $1,050, according to reports.
In other recent Grove City police reports:
* A resident in the 3200 block of Summer Glen Drive reported Dec. 2 that a handgun and magazine, radar detector and car charger were stolen overnight from his unlocked car. Total loss was $760, reports stated.
* Officers responded at 10:20 a.m. Dec. 4 to a residence in the 2000 block of Farmbrook Circle North on a report that a stolen rental car had been tracked via a GPS device to the address.
An employee of the rental car company said the vehicle was rented Sept. 19 and was supposed to be returned Sept. 24. Despite sending certified letters and leaving multiple voicemails with the listed phone number, the car was never returned, reports stated
When officers arrived, they observed the car being backed into the driveway at the house.
They checked with the owner of the house who said he had hired the vehicle's two occupants, a man and a woman, to do some work in his basement.
The man and the woman informed police they knew the rental car was past its return date, but said they had kept it because of a delay in an insurance claim on their personal vehicle.
They gave the keys to the rental car to police and the rental-car company was notified the car had been recovered.
No charges have been filed, but according to the police report, the pair may be charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle at a later time.
* An officer recovered a stolen vehicle while on patrol Dec. 4 in the area of Broadway and Home Road. The officer observed an unoccupied car parked illegally on the westbound side near the intersection of Broadway and Home. A check of the license plate revealed the car, valued at $5,000, had been reported stolen out of Columbus.
* The manager of a store in the 4100 block of Buckeye Parkway reported that black totes in a large box and 10 boxes of candles were stolen Dec. 5 from one of the store's trucks that was parked behind the building. A padlock was taken off the truck to gain entry. Total loss was $2,555, reports stated.