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Thursday May 21 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Crime on private college campuses became less secretive following a public-records ruling on Thursday by a divided Ohio Supreme Court. Police departments at private colleges and universities are required to release records of arrests and crimes to the public, the court ruled in a case pitting Otterbein University and a student journalist. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via This Week Community News
A Gallia County man reported to Delaware County Sheriff's deputies that he was robbed May 6 in Berkshire Township after accepting a ride with a group of men. Deputies responded to the 6300 block of Falling Meadows Drive after the man reported he was robbed before 10 p.m. that day. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via This Week Community News
In what is believed to be a road rage incident, a 30-year-old Westerville man was assaulted in the parking lot of Kroger, 55 W. Schrock Road , on the night of May 4. According to Westerville police reports, the man parked his vehicle in the lot and began to walk into the store about 10:45 p.m. On the way into the store, he heard a man yell some threatening remarks at him, he told police, but continued walking. Just before entering the store, the male suspect reportedly approached him and punched him in the back of the neck, then jumped back in a vehicle and drove away. 3 comments
Monday May 11 | via This Week Community News
A Delaware man faces a misdemeanor charge after he allegedly lied to Delaware police officers about being hit by a car. Officers responded on the evening of April 27 to the 200 block of West Heffner Street after a man contacted police. Comment?
Sunday May 10 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Violent radical ideology around the world is the worst it has ever been, and "it's spreading faster than ever," a local terrorism expert says. "There is a very pervasive threat," FBI Special Agent Chris Serdinak said in an interview last week. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via This Week Community News
A 14-year-old boy was suspended from school and charged April 23 after he brought a knife to school, Westerville police reported. According to reports, the student at Walnut Springs Middle School, 888 E. Walnut St. , brought a "kitchen steak knife" to school. Comment?
Apr 20, 2015 | via This Week Community News
A Westerville man told police he was robbed at gunpoint in the 1600 block of Red Robin Road at 10 p.m. April 19. He said the suspect took his $500 cell phone, a $150 pair of glasses and his wallet, which, in addition to his driver's license and credit card, contained various gift cards worth $100. * The victim of an assault in the 5500 block of Cleveland Avenue that took place at 3 p.m. April 19 refused to cooperate with officers responding to the scene. Comment?
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