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Gahanna: Out-of-town neighbor's stuck doorbell would not stop chiming

Gahanna police recently responded to a complaint from a Crossing Creek South resident who reported hearing bells ringing for days.

A resident in the 600 block of Crossing Creek South reported hearing bells chiming for four days. The resident, who filed the report at 7:27 p.m. April 22, said the sound that was similar to church bells was coming from behind the house.

Police found the noise and said it was a stuck doorbell at a nearby residence. The owner of the residence with the stuck doorbell was in Florida, but the homeowner was notified, according to reports.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* The glass on a patio table was reported broken at 7:10 a.m. April 23 in the 400 bock of Helmbright Drive, according to a criminal-damage/vandalism report.

* A man reported what he believed was a burned bone at Pizzurro Park, Pizzuro Park Drive, at 11:34 a.m. April 22. It was determined not to be a human bone, according to reports.

* The back door and glass window of Classic Sports Bar, 77 N. Stygler Road, were broken, according to a burglary report received at 2:06 p.m. April 21. A bottle of liquor was stolen, according to reports.

* A resident in the 200 block of Andalus Drive tried to file her income taxes and found out her Social Security number already had been used, according to a complaint received at 11:01 a.m. April 21.

* A man on a golf cart refused to leave Hannah Farms Park, 6547 Clark State Road, at 12:13 p.m. April 20. A city employee told him motorized vehicles aren't permitted on the paths, and he told the man he couldn't use it in the park in the future. The golf cart owner called the employee an (expletive) in front of a 6-year-old child and that police would have to be called to get him to leave. A parks employee said he would call police, and the man left.

* Rims were reported stolen off a vehicle in the 600 block of Kensington Drive at 10:57 a.m. April 19.

* Three laptops were reported stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Agler Road at 11:02 p.m. April 18. A bedroom window screen had been pulled out, according to reports.

* A woman was at Cinemark Movies 16, 323 Stoneridge Lane, talking to herself and telling people "they are the devil," according to a suspicious-persons report received at 2:10 p.m. April 18. The woman was removed from the theater, according to reports.

* A resident in the 300 block of Helmbright Drive reported hearing screaming from behind her house, and she thought she could make out the word help at 12:51 a.m. April 18. Police stopped in front of the resident's house and didn't hear anything, according to reports.

* The handicap-parking spots were all full of vehicles with no placards at the Creekside Garage, 137 Mill St., according to a report received at 10:31 a.m. April 18.

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