Thefts in Grove City and Delaware County

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This week’s “Crime of The Week” focuses on Thefts which took place in Grove City and Delaware County. On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at approximately 2:15am, an unidentified suspect removed catalytic converters from trucks at Fergus Companies, located at 8377 Green Meadows Dr., Lewis Center, Ohio, Delaware County. Just days later, on February 28, 2015, […]

The Buckeye Bandit

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FBI and Crime Stoppers Combined REWARD up to $7,000 This week’s “Crime of The Week” focuses on a Series of Robberies which took place in Columbus and surrounding areas. On Saturday, September 14, 2013, the first robbery attributed to an unidentified male was committed at the Huntington Bank at 22 W. 11th Ave. in Columbus. […]

Theft in Lancaster

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Sometime between the hours of 10:00pm on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, and 1:20am on Thursday, February 12, 2015, an unidentified male broke into a truck and stole several credit cards. The truck was parked at “Reliable Auto Sales” located at 3210 Old Columbus Rd. in Lancaster, along the Route 33 corridor. The suspect then used […]

Yontan Araya (Rape)

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On Wednesday, January 1, 2014, the victim of this assault left the “EndZone” bar on Vine St. in the short north area. While walking to her car in a nearby parking lot, she noticed a certain male who had attempted to interact with her earlier in the night, but she refused his attentions. The male […]

Theft and Attempted Burglary in Gahanna

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On Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 1:15pm, an unidentified male entered a HobbyTown store, located within the Stoneridge Plaza in Gahanna, disabled the alarm to the rear door of the store and placed rubber bands over the door clasp, preventing it from being secured. This was done during business hours while he had two small children […]

South Side Felonious Assault

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This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a Felonious Assault which took place on the South side of Columbus. On Tuesday, December 23, 2014, Aaron L. McBrown went to the residence of his son’s mother to confront her about an argument over a Christmas present for their son.  When his son’s mother answered the […]

Tyquan Collins Homicide

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On Saturday, December 13, 2014, at approximately 1:23am, on-duty Columbus Police Officers, along with special duty officers, were working in the area of the Schrock Tavern located at 1455 Schrock Road, when they heard a gunshot near the rear of the business. The officers then observed the victim, Mr. Tyquan A. Collins, run across the […]

Series of Robberies in Prairie and Franklin Townships

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On September 14, 2014, at approximately 2:40 am, an unidentified male entered the Thornton’s gas station at 4990 W. Broad Street in Prairie Twp. The suspect displayed a black handgun and demanded money and cigarettes.  The suspect wore a pair of white sunglasses and demanded the store’s cordless phone and the employee’s cell phone then […]

Northwest Columbus iPad Theft

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On Monday, January 12, 2015, at 4:51am, two unidentified males entered the Walmart store located at 2700 Bethel Road, and stole multiple “Apple” I-Pads. Investigation revealed both suspects were picked up by cab, from the Varsity Inn at 3246 Olentangy River Rd., using the name “John Lewis,” and transported to the Walmart store, where they […]

Credit Card Theft in Delaware County

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Between Tuesday, October 13, 2014, 6:00 pm and Wednesday, October 14, 2014, 7:20 am, an unknown person(s) entered an open attached garage of a residence and removed a purse from the victim’s vehicle. Fingerprints were recovered from the vehicle that positively identified Harold Moore as one of the suspects involved. Among stolen items from the […]