A Columbus police officer took a complaint at 12:30 p.m. March 10 regarding a man who, "from time to time," enters an office building in the 4400 block of North High Street "and defecates inside various locations."
The woman who made the report said she wanted a trespassing warning to be issued to the suspect, but he was not on the scene at the time, according to reports. She was advised to call back when he returns.
In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:
* A woman told police at 9:27 a.m. March 14 that someone attempted to scam her out of $9,700 by impersonating her grandson.
The victim, who lives in the 300 block of East Stanton Avenue, said the person who called her at 6 p.m. March 13 told her he needed the money sent overnight to an address she was able to provide to police officers.
The woman sent the money via delivery service but was able to have the package stopped before it was delivered, according to reports.
* A television valued at $100 and $5 worth of batteries were stolen in a burglary in the first block of West Cooke Road that was reported at 12:10 p.m. March 14.
The victim said the items were removed from his apartment after 2:30 p.m. the previous day.
The man told police his door may have been left unlocked before the burglary.
* A 43-year-old homeless man was charged with criminal trespassing at 4:22 p.m. March 12 in the 2800 block of North High Street.
According to the arresting officer, the suspect previously had been issued a warning to stay away from the business at that location.
* A man not identified in police reports was issued a summons for theft at 7:42 p.m. March 10 after allegedly running up a tab of $69 for food and alcohol at a restaurant in the 2800 block of North High Street.
The suspect told police he had no means to pay his bill, according to reports.
* A pickup truck valued at $20,000 was reported stolen at 10:40 a.m. March 11 from the 3800 block of Indianola Avenue.
The victim said the vehicle was removed by unknown means and without the keys after 8 p.m. March 8.