Shooter texted victim and warned him: On April 21, around 6:37 p.m., police received a call about shots fired near Grace Street and North Burgess Avenue. Upon arrival they found two wounded men, one 18 and the other 21.
Weird fire determined as arson: On March 6, 2011, a strange fire was reported burning on North County Line Road, in Delaware County and after a thorough investigation, significant evidence determined that the blaze was set intentionally. Anyone with information is asked to contact the State Fire Marshal and Explosion Investigation Bureau.
Shooter texted victim and warned him: On April 21, around 6:37 p.m., police received a call about shots fired near Grace Street and North Burgess Avenue. Upon arrival they found two wounded men, one 18 and the other 21. Both victims said that a man pulled up in a black truck and opened fire, hitting them both. The 21 year old victims showed police a text message from the shooter which indicated his intentions to shoot him.
Altercation ends with man stabbed in leg: On April 19, at 3:12 p.m., a man and some friends were standing in front of a location in the 3400 block of Seabrook Avenue.
There was an unclear altercation between the men and one man was stabbed in his leg.
Police are not sure what happened, because nobody is saying what actually happened.
Big foot woman kicked in door on the count of 5: On April 20, around 5:24 p.m., a caller on Mayfair Blvd. reported that a woman had started to count backwards from 5, to 1 – and bam! She kicked the door down. The residents, two sisters and their friend, told police that some other women had asked them to come outside and fight, and when they didn’t, one of the other women with big feet kicked the door in. “Once they got in, they jumped on us,” victims told police.
Dead body found near dumpster: On April 19, around 9:24 a.m., officers were dispatched to a location in the 3400 block of Bexvie Avenue were they found a 19-year-old dead man laying near a dumpster. The man had been fatally shot. Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police.
Vagrants breaking into empty house: On April 21, at 12:23 p.m., a caller reported that two homeless men were breaking into a vacant house in the 3600 block of east 63rd Street. One was wearing a black jacket.
Hold up alarm on East 89th Street: Around 12:36 p.m., on April 21, police received a panic alarm call from an industrial enterprise business in 1800 section of East 89th Street. A car was dispatched to that location.
Broken down car, middle of Hugh Avenue: Around 12: 38, a motorist called and reported that there was a car that had broken down in the middle of Hugh Ave. and was causing a problem. About an hour later the car was towed.
Social worker needs help and assistance: On April 21, around 12:41 a social worker called and requested police assistance to go with her into a house that she was afraid to visit, because her client who is a mental patient may have a gun.
House on West 28th broken into: On April 21, around 12:45 p.m., a neighbor called and reported that a house in the 4300 block of West 28th Street had been broken in to and it should be checked out.
Tires flattened and windows busted out: On April 21, around 12:50 p.m., a woman called and requested to make a report that someone had vandalized her mini van and had flattened the tires and busted out her windows.
Two women trying to break into a house: Around 12: 54 p.m., it was reported that two women were trying to bust the door down and was breaking into a grey house in the 700 block of East 102nd Street.
Some guys throwing “Big O’ rocks” at a man: About 1:03 p.m., on April 21, an owner of a land fill business on 72nd and Harvard Avenue called and reported that two guys were outside throwing “Big O’ rocks” at him. One man had on a green sweat shirt and the other man had on a blue sweat shirt with a hood.
Two grown men following some teenage girls: Around 1:04 p.m., it was reported April 21, by two juvenile girls on a cell phone that two unknown grown men were walking behind and following them near 71st and Quincy and they are not sure why.
300 pound man beat up his girlfriend: A call came in around 1:12 p.m., on April 21, that a woman’s boyfriend who weights about 300 lbs had beat her up and was headed back to his used car lot business, located at Broadway and Harvard Avenue. A car was sent to that location to investigate.
Alarm signals that somebody was in the kitchen: On April 21 an alarm was called in by an alarm monitoring company, around 1:13 p.m., reporting that they had received an alert that somebody was upstairs in the kitchen of a house on 99th and Dunlap Avenue. They said that the person had entered through the back door.
Drug activity at 143rd near Milverton: On April 21, around 1:20 p.m. it was reported that there were three young guys on Milverton were selling drugs. Two were wearing green hoodies and, one wearing a turquoise hoodie.
A silver SUV parked on the sidewalk: On April 21, at 1:30 a caller on Ashbury Avenue called and reported that somebody parked silver SUV with no license plates on the sidewalk and it was making the neighborhood look bad.
Suspicious looking characters checking out a house: 1:40 p.m., a caller reported that there were two suspicious looking characters checking out a boarded up house on East 76th Street in the 2700 block.
Man and woman breaking into a house: 1:42 p.m., on April 21, a caller reported that a man and woman were breaking into a house in the 3600 block of East 61st Street. The caller also stated that they were not from that neighborhood and couple looked kind of strange.
Man selling boot-leg DVDs won’t leave: Around 1:43 p.m., on April 21, a report was made by an employee at a Sunoco Gas Station at 116th and Union Avenue, that a man was selling boot-leg DVDs on their property and they have asked him to leave several times and he is refusing.
Boyfriend is trying to break in: Around 1:44 p.m., a woman in the 7500 block of Herman Avenue, called on April 21, asking for help, reporting that her angry boyfriend was outside threatening her, and trying to knock the door down.
Some folks arguing about a dog: A call was received on April 21, around 1:56 p.m. that a woman in the 900 block of Royal Road was arguing with two men about a dog.
The caller was not exactly sure what was going on or just had happened, but there was a loud argument and something was going on.
Somebody stole her car: On April 21, at 2 p.m., a woman on Crawford Road, called and reported that when she went outside, someone had stolen her car. She wanted to make a report.
Man taking the doors off a house: 2:17 p.m., on April 21, it was reported by a caller that a man in a black Ford pick up truck was next door taking/stealing the doors off of a vacant house.
ADT alarm alerted that somebody went in the back door: Around 2:23 p.m., an ADT monitoring company alerted police on April 21, that someone had just entered the back door of a house in the 16400 block of Biltmore Avenue. A car was dispatched to that location.
Man nabbed stealing DVDs from Targets: On April 11, around 3:30 p.m., a hidden surveillance camera spotted a man in the electronics department stealing DVDs.
The camera showed the rascal stuffing seven DVDs down the back and front of his trousers. Once outside, security busted him with the merchandise that totaled $ 143.00 and some change.
Police warned drifter three times about soliciting: In February, March, and on April 2, a man was warned about asking people for “spare change” in front of the First Watch Restaurant. Police told him, that next time caught, he would be charged. On April 12, at 11:40 a.m., he was spotted again, and the 49 year old vagrant was cited for trespassing.
Thief with sweet tooth busted for stealing chocolates: On April 14, around 11:30 p.m., a CVS employee reported a man who had stolen 2 large chocolate rabbits, 8 Reese Cups, 8 Butterfingers, 2 big Fruit and Nut bars and a bottle of Bailey’s Irish Cream. Police caught the man hiding behind Papa Johns’ Pizza and arrested him.
Ex-boyfriend threatens young woman on Facebook: About 12:30 a.m., on April 14, a young woman called and reported that she was being harassed on her social network and has been receiving threatening phone calls from her ex-boyfriend since last month. She said, he has posted threats several times and called saying he would kick her “so-n-so.” Police read the messages, called and told the bully to stop.
Man lies about who he is with fake ID: On April 15, around 9:43 p.m., a man walking down the street with a case of Budweiser was stopped by police. When asked for proper identification, he produced a fake ID, from Pennsylvania. Police checked it, which didn’t register to him. The liar was charged with possession of alcoholic beverages and using a false identity.
Drunk puked all over himself: On April 17, about 2 in the morning, it was reported that a man was drunk and sprawled out in a yard on Warrensville Road.
Police arrived and found a highly intoxicated male who “was reeking with alcohol and had puked all over his self.” When police asked how much had he drank, he responded, “A whole lot of S--t.” He was booked for public intoxication.