Friday (Christmas Day)
12:28 pm – Report of a breaking and entering to the office at a used car lot on Westerville Rd.
Sunday (December 27)
3:03 pm - Report that an unknown subject(s) had damaged 7 vehicles and stolen one vehicle at a used car lot on Westerville Road.
UPDATE: The thieves broke in on Christmas Day and stole keys and titles from the office. They returned to the same business two days later and stole a vehicle. They damaged several vehicles trying to get a specific, more expensive vehicle out of the lot.
BTPD Patrol Officers and Detectives following up on this were able to identify, locate and arrest three subjects for these two crimes. The subjects lived nearby in Columbus (male age 19, male age 20 & female age 21). All three have been charged and are in the Franklin County Jail.