Delaware police beat: March 24

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The Delaware Police Department said two men had pushed a cart full of merchandise out of a business without paying on the 800 block of North Houk Road.

The value of the stolen items is undetermined in the theft reported at 204 p.m. March 4. 

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In other Delaware police incident reports:

• A resident of the 600 block of Eagle Walk Road said about 1,400 "fuel points" in her name – valid at a local gasoline station -- were used without her permission. A financial loss has not been calculated. The incident was reported at 9:32 a.m. March. 2. 

• Audio and electronic devices with a total $150 value were reported stolen from a residence on the 700 block of Fern Drive, as reported at 11:50 a.m. Feb. 28. 

• A person was charged in connection with illegal narcotics found at East Central Avenue and Channing Street at 3:43 p.m. Feb. 28.

The identity of an employee of Delaware City Schools was used to create a fraudulent unemployment account, as reported at 2:02 p.m. March 4.

 Similar reports about unemployment fraud were made by residents of the:

• 100 block of Kettering Bend, reported at 2:52 p.m. Feb. 26.

• 100 block of Georgetown Drive, reported at 5 p.m. Feb. 26.

• 500 block of Round Pearl Court, reported at 11:30 a.m. March 24.

• 400 block of Gwinnett Street, reported at 11:41 a.m. March 4. 

• 300 block of Passina Road, reported at 6:30 p.m. March 4.

• 200 block of Lincoln Avenue, reported at 12:07 p.m. Feb. 26. 

• 100 block of West Winter Street, reported at 11:48 a.m. March 2.

• 1000 block of West Chatham Lane, reported at 10:21 a.m. March 2.

 • 200 block of Hearthstone Drive, reported at 10:44 a.m. March 4.

Officers responded to behavioral health incidents:

• At Wilmer and Henry streets, reported at 1:36 p.m. Feb. 28.

• On the 200 block of Bruce Road, reported at 2:35 a.m. March 4. 

• On the first block of Parker Street, reported at 1:36 p.m. Feb. 28.

– Paul Comstock/ThisWeek