Theft: Ridge Road
On Sept. 18, a Ridge Road apartment resident came to the police station to report that he had been the victim of a theft.
The officer talked to the man, who said he had discovered $800 missing from his apartment. The resident suspected that the incident may have taken place a couple of weeks earlier, when a friend and two other people were at the apartment.
The victim said the landlord needed a police report. Police are investigating.
Property theft: Ridge Road
On Sept. 18, a Ridge Road apartment complex owner called police after discovering that someone had stolen a smoke alarm from the hallway. There are no suspects. Police are investigating.
Stolen vehicle: Ridge Road
On Sept. 18, a Springboro, Ohio, resident called police after discovering that someone had stolen her vehicle, which had been parked overnight at a Ridge Road residence.
An arriving officer talked to the woman, who had no idea what happened to the vehicle. Later the same day, the missing vehicle was located in Cleveland. There are no suspects. Police are investigating.
Identity theft: Ira Avenue
On Sept. 18, an Ira Avenue resident came to the police station after realizing she was the victim of identity theft. The woman told the officer that she had discovered four fraudulent purchases totaling more than $142 on her bank statement. There are no suspects. Police are investigating.
Theft: Brookpark Road
On Sept. 18, a Menards employee observed a shopper stealing merchandise from the Brookpark Road store. When the employee approached the shoplifter, the thief took off; however, the store was able to recover the $1,459 security camera system.
The officer was unable to find the shoplifter.
Suspended license: Interstate 480
On Sept. 17, police observed a speeding vehicle on I-480. It turned out that not only did the driver have a suspended license, but he also had a protection order issued against him for a man who just so happened to be in the vehicle.
The driver was arrested for violating the protection order. The driver was also cited for speeding and driving with a suspended license.
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