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Thursday Aug 20 | via This Week Community News
A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted an area man for allegedly scamming elderly individuals out of nearly $50,000. Worthington police say Adolfo Castaneda agreed to do repair work for 14 individuals, including 11 elderly and one disabled victim, and never performed any of the work. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via This Week Community News
A Columbus couple were arrested in Westerville Aug. 15 after the 36-year-old woman told police her 39-year-old husband was following her with drugs and a gun in his vehicle. According to Westerville police reports, officers located the pair after they pulled their vehicles over in the 800 block of East Walnut Street around 6 a.m. Reports said he was carrying a screwdriver, was found in possession of suspected crack cocaine and marijuana, and had a "fully loaded" gun in his vehicle. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via WBNS
When classes begin at Reynoldsburg City Schools on Monday, Officer Nikki Riley says there is one thing every kid should leave at home is their cell phone. "We spend so much time investigating stolen phones," says Riley, who has served as the high school resource officer for the past several years. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via This Week Community News
Police arrested 17-year-old Westerville boy on drug charges after he allegedly admitted to officers that he was selling marijuana to his friends. According to Westerville police reports, officers were alerted to the teen and an 18-year-old Westerville woman sitting in a vehicle on the 300 block of Gentlewind Drive and smoking marijuana about 8 p.m. July 27. Officers found suspected marijuana, a scale and other drug paraphernalia. Comment?
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