William Byrdsong Homicide – 5 Year Anniversary

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This week’s “Crime of the Week” concerns a 2010 Homicide that occurred in the Hilltop area of Columbus. On May 23, 2010, William Byrdsong was at Lollipops West after-hours club.  An altercation took place in the club and two male patrons were ordered to leave. One of the men returned, firing a handgun multiple times […]

North Side Home Burglary Caught on Camera

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This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a Burglary which took place on the Far North side of Columbus. On Monday, May 4, 2015, at approximately 10:09 am, a dark colored newer model 4-door, 4×4 Chevy Silverado pick-up truck pulled into the driveway of a residence in the 6000 block of Africa Drive in […]

Fraud and Forgery in Columbus

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This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on Fraud and Forgery which took place in Columbus. On Thursday, March 19, 2015, an unidentified male entered the Huntington National Bank located at 150 W. Sycamore Street. Using the personal information of another person, he completed a withdrawal slip and fraudulently withdrew funds from an account in […]

Arsons in Madison Township & Fairfield County

This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a series of Arsons which took place in Madison Township & Fairfield County. Between Thursday, April 9, 2015, and Friday, April 10, 2015, intentional fires were set in four separate incidents at different locations within Fairfield County and Madison Township. The first two fires were set to […]

Polo Robbery at Tuttle Mall

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On Thursday, March 5, 2015, at approximately 8:55pm, four unidentified subjects entered the south entrance of Macy’s at Tuttle Crossing & Hayden Run. They then went to the Men’s Polo department where at least 15-20 items of clothing were selected and taken into dressing rooms. Seven minutes later the group left the store via the […]

Tuttle Mall Robbery

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On Thursday, April 2, 2015, at approximately 7:39 pm, two unidentified males entered the Pandora store located within Tuttle Mall and stole bracelets with a combined value of $6,500.00. The first suspect entered the store and casually looked around while other customers were present. Soon after, the second suspect entered the store and mimicked the […]

UDF Robbery

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On Sunday, March 15, 2015, at approximately 5:10am, an unidentified male entered the United Dairy Farmers store located at 1043 W. Broad. Once inside, the suspect approached the clerk at the counter and asked for a specific brand of cigarettes, Maverick Menthol 100s, which the clerk had to retrieve from the back room of the […]

Cloned Credit Card

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On January 14, 2015, at 4:39 p.m., a black male used a cloned credit card to purchase $226.21 in gift cards at the Kroger store on Polaris Parkway.  Just over an hour later the same individual, accompanied by a second black male, entered the Walgreen’s on Polaris and attempted without success to use the same […]

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. […]