A Pickerington resident at 8:40 a.m. July 1 reported to the New Albany Police Department theft by deception in the amount of $1,000 that occurred in the 2400 block of Beech Road Northwest.
Three hundred bales of hay, valued at $5 per bale, were stolen, according to police clerk Lauren Johnson.
The address in question is a residential property owned by a local church, according to the Licking County auditor's website, lickingcountyohio.us.
In other recent New Albany police incident reports:
* An 18-year-old New Albany woman was cited for drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 6:29 p.m. July 7 at state Route 161 westbound and Kitzmiller Road.
* An 18-year-old Amanda resident was cited for drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 9:27 p.m. July 5 on the first block of East Dublin-Granville Road.
* An Olmsted Road resident at 2:17 p.m. July 1 reported identity theft.