Upper Arlington police last week received a report from a home-building company that said someone trespassed on its property and defaced a "for sale" sign.
According to the report, a company representative said the incident occurred between 8 p.m. March 19 and 7:30 a.m. March 20. Someone taped a handmade sign to a "for sale" sign on a lot in the 4000 block of Clairmont Road that said "Two More Ugly Boxes." According to the report, the handmade sign referred to two new homes being built on the lots.
The incident was classified as an act of criminal mischief and trespassing.
In other recent Upper Arlington police reports:
* Audio recordings, personal papers and "other property," the values for which were not listed, were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a residence in the 1800 block of Arlington Avenue between 10 p.m. March 20 and 7:45 a.m. March 21.
* Employees at a beauty-supplies store in the 1600 block of West Lane Avenue reported the theft of $1,192 in merchandise by someone who placed items in a shopping bag and left the store between 8:20 p.m. and 8:24 p.m. March 13. The report didn't state if the suspect was male or female.
* An officer on patrol reported a stop sign had been removed from the ground at the intersection of Hythe and Reed roads and laid across nearby sidewalk. The street sign for Reed Road that had been atop the stop sign was missing, the report said. No time or date was provided, but the report was entered into the police department log March 25.