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Man faces charges after visiting drive-thru with pants down

A Columbus man faces several charges after he initially drove through Gahanna's Dairy Queen drive-thru with his pants down.

Donald Ray Ball, 56, drove a Jeep Cherokee through the drive-thru at 364 Granville St. at 12:40 p.m. Sept. 19 and again shortly afterward.

Gahanna police pursued Ball northbound on Interstate 270 from U.S. Route 62 westbound.

With the assistance of Columbus officers, Gahanna police forced Ball to the side of the road on I-270 between, state Route 3 and Cleveland Avenue, according to reports.

Ball faces several charges including OVI, public indecency, illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to comply.

In other Gahanna Division of Police incident reports:

* A Goshen Lane resident reported someone shooting a bow and arrow in a backyard at 10:56 a.m. Sept. 19. She said she was concerned about the arrow going into the roadway if the shooter misses his target.

* A Vista Drive resident reported that a high school student threatened to stab her son, according to a complaint filed at 7:17 p.m. Sept. 17.

* A woman went to Gahanna police headquarters to report her daughter's cellphone was stolen while she was in Spain. The Old Mill Drive resident said she didn't report it in Spain because she couldn't find someone who spoke English. The report was received at 3:36 p.m. Sept. 17

* A car was ransacked but nothing taken in the 900 block of Barleycorn Place, according to a report received at 8:14 p.m. Sept. 16. The incident occurred between midnight and 6 a.m., according to reports.

* Items were stolen from a vehicle in the 300 block of Regents Road after the back window was broken. The incident was reported at 6:17 a.m. Sept. 16.

* A purse was stolen after an unidentified person broke the window of a vehicle in the first block of Granville Street. The theft report was received at 9:19 p.m. Sept. 15.

* A Shull Avenue resident said his neighbor threatened to "knock his teeth down his throat" and run his truck into the grill of his car, according to a complaint received at 4:53 p.m. Sept. 16. The issue was about parking because of construction in the area, according to reports. The resident didn't want to pursue charges but asked police to talk to his neighbor.

* A dog was found tied to a telephone pole in the 3900 block of Clotts Road, according to a call received at 10:24 a.m. Sept. 16. The dog was picked up by Franklin County Animal Control at 1:01 p.m., according to reports.

* Students were smoking marijuana behind a businesses in the 400 block of Granville Street, according to a report received at 7:07 a.m. Sept. 16.

* All-terrain vehicles were making loud noises behind High Point Elementary School, 700 Venetian Way, according to a noise complaint filed at 12:11 a.m. Sept. 15.

* Drivers of a small car and SUV were playing "chicken games" and exceeding speed limits at Agler and North Stygler roads, according to a complaint filed at 8:49 p.m. Sept. 14.

* A juvenile made sexual remarks and pinned a Denwood Court resident to the ground, according to a complaint filed with police at 6:54 p.m. Sept. 14. The woman refused a medic, asking the police to just talk to the boy.

* A bench was reported stolen at 3:17 p.m. Sept. 14 from a residence in the 800 block of Arbors Circle.

* A bicycle was reported stolen at 7:26 a.m. Sept. 13 from a residence in the 300 block of Sycamore Woods Lane. The bicycle was stolen from the garage, possibly between 7 and 9 p.m. the night before, according to reports.

* A men's mountain bike was reported stolen at 8:52 a.m. Sept. 13 from a residence in the 200 block of Carpenter Road.

* An MP3 player was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of Woodside Lake Drive at 7:51 a.m. Sept. 25.

* Money was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 500 block of Woodside Lake Drive at 9:07 a.m. Sept. 25. The theft occurred between 7:30 p.m. and 7 a.m., according to reports.

* The glove box of a vehicle was ransacked in the 100 block of Creighton Court, according to a report received at 7:14 p.m. Sept. 25.

* The rear windows of a vehicle were broken at a business in the 400 block of Waterbury Court, according to a vandalism report received at 8:12 p.m. Sept. 24.

* Change was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of Woodside Lake Drive at 11:36 p.m. Sept. 24.

* A vehicle was vandalized in the 200 block of Lincolnshire Road, according to a report received at 2:57 p.m. Sept. 21. The resident believes the damage was from kids waiting for the bus, according to reports.

* A wallet was reported stolen from a vehicle at 2 p.m. Sept. 20 in the 200 block of Vista Drive.

* Medication, alcohol and sunglasses were reported stolen from a vehicle at 2:40 p.m. Sept. 20 in the 500 block of Vista Drive.

* A motor home was reported damaged by someone with a BB gun at 3:58 p.m. Sept. 26 in the 700 block of Hedley Place.

* A resident in the 700 block of Quaker Ridge Court was running a loud generator at all hours of the day and night, according to a complaint received at 3:03 p.m. Sept. 20. The resident's electricity had been turned off and was supposed to be turned back on that week, according to reports.

* Panhandlers were reported in the 1300 block of Stoneridge Drive at 5:01 p.m. Sept. 20.

* A Juniper Lane resident reported a "rocket" in her front yard and damage that the neighbors have done to her yard, according to a complaint received at 12:38 p.m. Sept. 21.

* An ex-boyfriend trashed the home of a resident in the 300 block of Vista Drive, according to a report received at 8:33 p.m. Sept. 22

* A woman said she became upset after she saw someone throw a beer can out the window of a car while passing her home, according to a complaint she filed with police at 8:27 a.m. Sept. 23. The woman wanted to have the can fingerprinted. Police advised her otherwise, so she threw the can away and left police headquarters.

* A Lyncroft Drive resident reported a baby rabbit on his porch with the head cut off at 8:31 a.m. Sept. 23. Police said a cat or animal killed the rabbit, as bite marks were visible.

* Copper wire was reported stolen from a construction trailer on Zander Lane, according to a report received at 11:57 a.m. Sept. 23.

* An Amfield Court resident reported his neighbors are annoying him by using their chain saw for two to three days straight. Police received the complaint at 7:28 p.m. Sept. 23.

* A large animal was seen running across Tech Center Drive with a poodle in its mouth, according to a report received at 10:48 p.m. Sept. 26. The caller was pretty sure it wasn't a coyote, according to reports.

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