Appliances valued at $2,300 were reported stolen from a residence in the 1800 block of Watertower Drive at 8:40 a.m. April 3 by an employee of a property-management company.

According to the Columbus Division of Police incident report, the employee went to that address after the tenants had been evicted and found extensive damage.

"Much of the damage appeared to be caused intentionally, and the missing appliances were removed from where they had been mounted to the kitchen wall," the responding officer stated. No estimate was given for the damages.

In other recent incident reports from northwest Columbus:

* Two pairs of sunglasses worth a combined $1,180, $340 in cash and a $299 pair of headphones were reported missing from a home in the 4600 block of Merrimar Circle East at 3:58 p.m. April 2.

The 38-year-old woman who reported the property was missing said she had been out of town since Sept. 2. There was no sign of forced entry. The victim provided police with the names of three people who had keys to the apartment.

* A report was filed at 11:58 a.m. April 1 regarding the theft of $1,000 from a business in the 5400 block of Bethel Sawmill Center. According to the complaint, two suspects took the money from a cash register at 2 p.m. the previous day while the cashier was distracted.

* A brother and sister, 32 and 27, respectively, said a female friend underwent a major mood change at 10:03 p.m. April 1 while the three were "hanging out" at her residence in the 1800 block of Hightower Drive.

The suspect became angry and grabbed the woman, throwing her to the floor by her throat, according to the complaint, and then attempted to do the same thing to her brother when he intervened.

* A 52-year-old resident of the 5100 block of Copper Creek Drive filed a complaint at 12:30 p.m. April 1, saying his $258 handgun had been "taken from him" at noon March 25. The report contained no other information.

* A 25-year-old woman said she arrived at her home in the 5500 block of Penn Station Boulevard at 3:37 a.m. March 31 to find her front door unlocked and her dog running loose.

The dog had been in a cage when she left, the victim told police. She then discovered that $8,000 in cash was missing from her bedroom closet.

Nothing else was taken, according to the victim, who said the residence was entered, the dog freed from the cage and the money stolen between 5 p.m. March 30 and 2 p.m. the next day.

* A vinyl record collection valued at $1,000 along with a $200 record player were among items stolen in the burglary of an apartment in the 4700 block of Blairfield Drive that was reported at 8:05 p.m. March 31. The victim, a 26-year-old man, said the break-in took place that day between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

A $1,200 computer, $200 worth of clothing, luggage valued at $200 and a $325 cellphone were also missing.

* An automotive computer scan tool worth $7,000 was inadvertently left in the car of a customer who drove away from a business in the 1900 block of Hard Road, it was reported to police at 10:46 a.m. March 29.

The equipment was left in a pickup truck at 7 p.m. March 7, according to the officer who handled the report.

"Suspect was unknown to the reporting person and there is no known information on the suspect," the officer noted. "There were no known witnesses and no video of the theft."