Crime of the Week


Shoplifting at Polaris

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at approximately 1:25pm, two unidentified females entered the Express Men’s Store located at 1500 Polaris Parkway. Once inside the store, they concealed themselves between shelving, pulled large “H&M” shopping bags from their purses and started stuffing them with merchandise, with a total value of $2,500. They were in the store […]


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Near Side Homicide

On the morning of June 21, 2014, at approximately 4:32 a.m., Columbus Police officers responded to the area of 1323 East Fulton Street, an after-hours club, on a report of a shooting.  When officers arrived, they located a male victim near the southeast corner of Fulton Street and Kimball Place. Columbus Fire medics responded to […]

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Southwest Columbus Theft

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the female suspect involved in a Theft which took place on the Southwest side of Columbus. On November 28, 2014, at about 12:45pm, a woman’s purse was stolen from the restroom at a business in the 1600 block of Stringtown Road. The victim’s credit […]

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Breaking and Entering in the Hilltop

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect involved in a Breaking and Entering which took place in the Hilltop area of Columbus. On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 8:12pm, an unknown male broke into Haldeman Cleaners located at 3117 W. Broad Street. Once inside, he removed a flat […]

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Burglary in Dublin

On September 17, 2014, between 4:48am and 5:10am, two unidentified males entered the closed Giant Eagle store located at 6700 Perimeter Drive, through the unlocked front doors. The suspects went behind the customer service desk and stole approximately $6,300.00 worth of cigarettes. The first suspect is described as: Male/Black, tall, thin, bald, with a light […]

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