Clintonville Police Beat: May 14

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The Columbus Police Department said damage and loss totaled $3,150 after someone destroyed a fence to reach a vehicle on the 4300 block of Indianola Avenue.  

Several tools were stolen when the thief broke into a box on the vehicle in the incident reported at 8 p.m. May 8.  

In other Columbus police reports from the Clintonville area:   

• Tools valued at $1,750 were stolen after someone broke into a box on truck on the 4400 block of Indianola Avenue, reported at 2:24 p.m. May 11.   

• A vehicle valued at $5,000 was stolen on the 4900 block of Arbor Village Drive, reported at 11:34 p.m. May 8. The owner said the vehicle was locked with no keys in it.  

• A vehicle valued at $8,000 was stolen on the 500 block of East Lincoln Avenue, reported at 8:17 a.m. May 7.  

• Identification, ATM and credit cards, and a checkbook were stolen during a residential burglary on the 300 block of Parkview Drive, reported at 11:45 a.m. May 5. The suspect has used the items to charge about $5,299 to the victim's accounts. Keys also were stolen and damage to a window is set at $200.  

• A vehicle valued at $10,000 was stolen on the 2600 block of Findley Avenue, reported at 7:14 a.m. May 5.   

• A resident of the first block of Richards Drive said someone tried to use her credit card information to make an online purchase, reported at 6:24 p.m. May 4.  

--Paul Comstock/ThisWeek