Two Northland residents reported their houses were damaged by apparent celebratory gunfire early on Jan. 1.

Two Northland residents reported their houses were damaged by apparent celebratory gunfire early on Jan. 1.

A 36-year-old woman called police at 2:35 a.m. Jan. 1 to report someone had fired a bullet into her Waymont Road residence. She said the incident took place at 12:25 a.m. The round was recovered inside the residence.

A Glenhaven Drive resident also reported that apparent celebratory gunfire damaged his house. In a report filed at 9 a.m. Jan. 1, the man said a .45-caliber round crashed through the roof sometime after 2 a.m.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A man ejected from a Byers Circle East bar at 2 a.m. Dec. 31 proceeded to call the establishment at least 10 times, threatening to shoot up the place.

According to a police report filed at 2:27 a.m., the man gave the bartender he was speaking with 30 minutes to clear the tavern. "Complainant stated they closed the bar and had everyone leave, then called police," the reporting officer noted.

* A Maplewood Drive man who owns a painting business reported at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 30 that a person he named had stolen more than $1,000 in power tools from him since Dec. 5.

* A man wearing a hoodie over his face robbed the Family Dollar Store, 937 E. Dublin-Granville Road, at 8:57 p.m. Dec. 29. An employee told officers the man entered the business, walked up to the front counter and pulled out a firearm, which he pointed at the clerks while demanding cash. "The clerk complied and handed the cash to him and the suspect ran out the front of the store," according to the report. The store has video of the incident.

* Police were summoned at 11 a.m. Dec. 29 after someone broke into an apartment building on Northland Square South and stole the furnace, valued at $1,671.