Crime brief: 3 thefts at Panera in 3-day span
Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Updated: Friday, February 8, 2013 12:02
Twenty thefts were reported on Ohio State’s campus from Jan. 31 to Thursday.
Two male non-affiliates were arrested at Panera located at 300 W. Lane Avenue Thursday night at about 8 p.m. and charged with felonious assault and theft.
The men broke the window of a 2011 Honda Insight and assaulted a law enforcement official, according to an OSU Police report. Related stolen property included a Dell laptop computer.
Two more thefts from automobiles were reported at the Lane Avenue Panera this week. One occurred on Tuesday at about 7:30 p.m. and the other on Wednesday at about 2:30 p.m.
These thefts were preceded by a Jan. 25 Panera theft from an automobile reported by a female student to Ohio State Police.
An adult male and an underage male, both unaffiliated with OSU, were arrested at Morrill Tower on Wednesday at about 6:30 p.m. The first was charged with receiving stolen property, criminal trespassing and possession of drugs, and the second with receiving stolen property and criminal trespassing.
The stolen property included two laptop computers and two black backpacks, according to a University Police report.
Two occurrences of domestic violence were reported this week by female non-affiliates. One was from Meiling Hall in the Wexner Medical Center and the second from Buckeye Village. Investigations into the incidents are still pending.
A male staff member reported possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia Tuesday in Park-Stradley Hall. Two adults were released without charge.
A male non-affiliate was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence in the Ohio Union Parking Garage North early Sunday morning.