Three more motor-vehicle thefts recently were reported in the German Village area, according to Columbus Division of Police incident reports.
Between midnight and 9 a.m. Dec. 2, a $5,000 GMC van, manufacturing date unknown, was stolen from the 200 block of Reinhard Avenue.
A $2,000 custom lock box and $500 worth of tools also were stolen.
A $5,000 Ford Explorer, manufacturing date unknown, was stolen at 11:55 a.m. Dec. 4 in the 1000 block of South High Street.
The owner said he left the car running while he went into a store to buy some soda. When he returned, he observed someone driving away in the vehicle.
A $5,500 Cadillac Escalade, manufacturing date unknown, was stolen at 12:36 p.m. Dec. 4 from the 1100 block of Parsons Avenue.
The victim said his $120 cellphone and wallet, containing ID and credit cards, were in the vehicle.
In other incident reports from the German Village area:
* A wallet, credit card, engagement ring, wedding band -- total value unknown -- were stolen between midnight and 6 a.m. Nov. 30 from a vehicle in the 300 block of East Mithoff Street.
* Between 2 and 11:21 p.m. Nov. 30, a $120 TV, $100 DVD player and recycling bin, value unknown, were stolen from a residence in the 300 block of East Mithoff Street.
The suspect also caused $500 damage to a door.
* A $65 wallet, credit cards, ID and $120 wifi device were stolen 5:30 and 11:59 p.m. Dec. 3 from a vehicle in the 400 block of East Deshler Avenue.
* At 9:40 a.m. Dec. 4, someone entered a residence in the 400 block of Zimpfer Street.
Police observed that a first-floor window was open, as were drawers on a filing cabinet, but nothing appeared to be missing, reports said.
The victim found sunglasses that didn't belong to her and gave them to police, according to reports.
* A package containing a $38 clock was stolen at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 from the front porch of a residence in the 1000 block of South High Street.
* Sunglasses, a cellphone and charger, total value unknown, were stolen at 3:15 a.m. Dec. 4 from a vehicle in the 300 bock of East Gates Street.
A neighbor who witnessed the incident confronted the thieves, who fled the scene, reports stated.