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Two arrested in library burglary

Two men were arrested Wednesday morning when police say they caught them burglarizing the Bradley Library.

Giovanni Dejesus Turpin, 18, of Apt. C, 500 Fifth Ave., and Courdia Bellamy, 19, of 636 Third Ave., were both arrested around 3 a.m. and charged with burglary and obstruction, Columbus police report.

An officer responded to an alarm at the library at 1120 Bradley Drive around 2:30 a.m. He saw a window on the south side of the building open and two men running around inside.

Shortly afterward, the officer saw three men run from the library's rear doors. He chased down one, arresting Turpin, reports state.

Another officer arrested Bellamy, who police said was hiding in a ditch off Warren Williams Road.

Police said food was taken from the library.

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