Worthington Police Beat: Nov. 4
A woman told the Worthington Division of Police at 7 a.m. Nov. 26 she had received alerts on her phone saying someone had accessed her online-payment account.
The woman said someone had accessed her email account and changed her name. The person then accessed her online-payment account and ordered a laptop and cover totaling $967.48.
The order was addressed to a residence in Pensacola, Florida.
The woman was able to access her email and contact the credit-card company to flag the transaction. She also canceled all of her credit cards.
In other recent Worthington police incident reports:
• A woman told police at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 24 that an unemployment claim was filed in her name.
• A man told police at 4:20 p.m. Nov. 24 that a car battery was taken from his vehicle while it was parked on the 500 block of Riley Avenue.
• At 11 a.m. Nov. 25, an officer located a disabled vehicle with a stolen license plate in the rear window on state Route 315.
• A man reported that between 8:55 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. Nov. 26, a male in a white van stopped and fired a gun into the air four times on the 6500 block of North High Street.
• A woman told police at 4:24 p.m. Nov. 27 that her dogs were loose at a park on the 300 block of West South Street and a resident close to the park became hostile when the dogs went on the resident’s property.
• Officers arrested a man at 2 p.m. Nov. 30 for allegedly stealing food from a business on the first block of West Wilson Bridge Road. The man was released on a summons.