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Gahanna: Angler allegedly keeping fish from pond

Gahanna police recently responded to a complaint about someone illegally fishing at a local park.

A man was reported fishing and keeping the fish at Gahanna Woods, 1501 Taylor Station Road, according to a complaint filed at 8:31 p.m. May 24. The pond is designated as catch-and-release only, according to reports.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

• Fake marijuana was found in a locker during an end-of-year cleaning at Middle School West, 350 N. Stygler Road, according to a report received at 2:29 p.m. May 28.

• Someone called police about a coyote lying in the mulch of a parking-lot median in the 400 block of Beecher Road at 9:10 a.m. May 28. Police found a fox with mange. It was spooked and ran off into the woods when police got close, according to reports.

• A man tried to pass a fraudulently altered prescription at CVS, 60 North Stygler Road, according to a report received at 2:34 a.m. May 28. The pharmacy didn't fill it, and the information was passed on to Whitehall as well, according to reports.

• Prescription drugs and $170 were reported stolen from a residence in the 200 block of Prince of Wales Drive, according a report at 5:25 p.m. May 27.

• A resident in the 100 block of Green Meadows Drive said a neighbor was bullying his 8-year-old son, according to a complaint received at 4:29 p.m. May 27. The neighbor said the children were having a water fight. Police received conflicting stories, and all parties were asked to stay away from each other, reports said.

• A juvenile threw a rock at a vehicle at Middle School West, 350 North Stygler Road, according to a vandalism report received at 2:27 p.m. May 27.

• A mailbox was destroyed in the 600 block of Beaverbrook Drive, according to a vandalism report received at 8:39 a.m. May 27.

• A driver was reported weaving in and out of parked cars and spinning his tires in the 200 block of Lincolnshire Road at 5:35 p.m. May 26.

• A woman called police at 12:04 p.m. May 26 to say a neighbor in the 100 block of Moorfield Drive called her husband a vulgar name.

• People were in the pool at the Woods at Shagbark, 1200 Shagbark Road, according to a complaint filed at midnight May 26.

• A burglary in progress was reported in the 500 block of Knights Avenue at 5:48 p.m. May 25 after a man was seen climbing a ladder and entering a window. Police said the man was the resident, who was locked out of his home.

• A woman and three girls were refusing to leave the YMCA, 555 YMCA Place, after they were taking inappropriate pictures of themselves in the locker room at 4:32 p.m. May 25. According to YMCA staff, the woman didn't have a membership and possibly used another person's ID to enter the facility. She was removed, according to reports.

• A purse was reported stolen after an unidentified person smashed the car window of a vehicle at Hannah Farmers Park, 6547 Clark State Road, according to a report received at 3:16 p.m. May 25.

• A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:51 p.m. May 24 at Hannah Farms Park, 6547 Clark State Road. The car belonged to a jogger, who was unaware the park had closed at dusk, according to reports.

• A resident in the 600 block of Churchill Drive reported a fawn in her yard at 9:51 a.m. May 23. She said it might not be breathing, but it moved overnight. She said she contacted Ohio wildlife officials and anyone else she could think of and no one would help her, according to reports.