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Crime Brief: 10 racks of ribs reported stolen from dining hall

Pork ribs were stolen from North Commons on Ohio State’s campus this week.
A male staff member reported “10 plastic-sealed racks of pork ribs stolen from North Commons,” according to a University Police report. The theft occurred sometime between 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday. The ribs were valued at $80. It was one of 18 thefts reported on OSU’s campus from March 14 to Thursday.
The Franklin County DUI Task Force made three arrests Saturday night while many celebrated St. Patrick’s Day.
A sobriety checkpoint was set up on North High Street at 17th Avenue from 9 p.m. on Saturday until 3 a.m. on Sunday.
A total of 366 vehicles were checked. In addition to the three arrests, 18 citations were issued, according to a release from the task force.
There were two reports of misdemeanor drug possession and four open containers of alcohol. One firearm was recovered and six cars were impounded.
The task force was comprised of Ohio State Police and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
In addition, a female student was arrested for OVI Saturday at about 2:30 a.m. near 12th Avenue and High Street.
A male staff member reported aggravated menacing on Monday at about 2:30 p.m. at Denney Hall.
There were two reports of criminal trespass on campus this week. One occurred on March 14 at about 4:30 p.m. at McCampbell Hall. The second was at Thompson William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library on Tuesday at about 2:30 p.m.

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