Thieves steal from police at event to remember CPD officer who died

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Thieves made off with two Columbus police officer’s gear while the officers were attending an event to remember one of their own.

Both officer’s vehicles were parked in the Ohio BMV parking lot on Kenny Road. The officers were across the street at an event to remember Officer Brad Forster, who died suddenly last week.

While the officer’s weren’t looking, thieves busted out the windows of thier personal vehicles and stole several items inside, including:

  • A duffle bag containing a CPD flight suit & flight jacket
  • An FAA pilots license
  • An FAA medical certificate
  • A walkie radio
  • A CPD Honor Guard raincoat

If anyone has any info on the vehicle break-ins or stolen gear please, they’re encouraged to contact CPD’s Auto Theft Unit at 614-645-4624. You can also email bcrawford@columbuspolice.org or leave a tip anonymously with Central Ohio Crime Stoppers by calling 614-461-8477.

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