Gahanna police recently received calls about suspicious persons who appear to be homeless.

A school resource officer was advised of a spot where someone sleeps next to the east dugout at the athletic field at Gahanna Lincoln High School, 140 S. Hamilton Road, according to a report received at 8:52 p.m. Aug. 23. The reporting party is worried someone sleeping there will scare children who walk that route to school, reports said.

A suspicious person also was reported in the 5000 block of Morse Road, according to a report received at 9:06 p.m. Aug. 19. Police determined the man is homeless and doesn't have anywhere to go. He has continued on, according to reports.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* A Goshen Court resident reported being scammed out of more than $700 in gift cards via a phone, according to a complaint received at 10:31 a.m. Aug. 23.

* A man was taking nets off hoops and he allegedly threatened to shoot people's dogs at Pizzurro Park, 700 Pizzuro Park Drive, according to a complaint received at 8:49 a.m. Aug. 22. The man was in a silver hatchback with dark tinted windows, according to reports.

* A caller advised police that vehicles are speeding in a school zone as school is letting out at Middle School South, 349 Shady Spring Drive, according to a complaint received at 2:24 p.m. Aug. 21.

* A Penny Lane resident reported a vehicle was scratched while parked in front of his residence, according to a report received at 5:58 p.m. Aug. 20.

* An Empire Drive resident inquired if anyone had turned in or called about a white drone he lost in the area, according to a report received at 10:40 a.m. Aug. 20.

* Warnings were issued after two male juveniles were reported for taking photographs on the railroad tracks along Gahanna Parkway, according to a complaint received at 8:21 p.m. Aug. 18. The juveniles were climbing all over the railroad cars and heading toward the railroad bridge, reports said. The warnings were issued and the juveniles left the area, reports said.

* Suspicious vehicles were observed at 12:08 and 12:17 a.m. Aug. 18 on Science Boulevard, according to police reports. It was determined people were enjoying the skyline, reports said.