POLICE REPORTS


• Oct. 18 at 4:26 p.m.: A woman allegedly tried to steal baby clothes and a baby carrier full of merchandise from Wal-Mart. No charges were immediately made but the Oberlin Municipal Court will consider a first-degree misdemeanor count.

• Oct. 19 at 4:08 p.m.: A catalytic converter was removed from a car at the Maplegrove apartments on Oberlin Road.

• Oct. 19 at 5:16 p.m.: A catalytic converter was discovered missing from a car on Maple Street.

• Oct. 19 at 8:44 p.m.: A phone was reported stolen from Phillips Gym, Oberlin College.

• Oct. 20 at 1:30 p.m.: An estimated $4,287 in damages were caused to newly-poured sidewalks throughout Oberlin, Don Mould’s construction workers told police.

• Oct. 21 at 10:16 a.m.: Arnika Smith, 24, was charged with criminal damaging and domestic violence. She allegedly showed up at the home of the father of her children and began breaking items and attacking the occupant.

• Oct. 22 at 12:14 a.m.: A plastic bag containing suspected marijuana was given to police by a Wal-Mart employee.

• Oct. 22 at 6:57 p.m.: A woman said a verbal argument turned physical and she was shoved by her 12-year-old grandson.

• Oct. 22 at 8:10 p.m.: Linda Becker, 43, was charged with theft and criminal damaging. Workers at CVS Pharmacy told police they watched Becker open medication and merchandise and conceal them.

• Oct. 23 at 12:47 a.m.: A grinder with suspected pot residue was handed over to police by Oberlin College security.

Editor’s note: Though charged, defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.