A Westerville resident in the 800 block of Helenhurst Court informed police at 8 a.m. Feb. 18 that someone had opened up a fraudulent credit card in her name at a jewelry business and charged $10,450.75 to the card at a store in Maryland.
The resident has contacted the company and is working with them to take care of the account, according to reports.
In other recent Westerville Division of Police incident reports:
* A Westerville resident reported a theft occurred between 11 p.m. and 6:59 a.m. Feb. 18 in the 900 block of Tradewind Drive. Tools that included two drills valued at $119, two drill kits worth $350, a grinder worth $75, a roof nailer worth $130, an air compressor worth $200, a hammer drill worth $100, a drill worth $50 and a sander worth $80 were stolen from a truck. There are no known suspects and police have not taken any further action.
* A 20-year-old Columbus resident and 21-year-old Columbus resident each were issued a summons after refusing to pay their $43.41 bill at 4:35 p.m. Feb. 17 at a restaurant on Polaris Parkway. The waitress serving the two recognized them as regular customers, according to the report. She attempted to give them a chance to pay, but they ignored her. Both were found after leaving the scene and were issued summons to Westerville Mayor's Court for theft.
* A 36-year-old Granville resident was arrested for theft and possession of drug abuse instruments at 5:50 p.m. Feb. 18 on West Schrock Road. He was caught shoplifting $7.67 worth of merchandise by a loss- prevention associate at a store, according to reports. During a search by police, he was found to have three syringes, a spoon and a cut straw in his possession. He admitted to police that he was a heroin user, according to the reports. He was issued a summons for Westerville Mayor's Court and released.