Gahanna police received multiple reports of vandalism at area residences at the end of October.
Floodlights at a Debra Lane residence were broken by a man in his mid-20s, according to a report received at 12:20 a.m. Oct. 29.
A Greenbank Road residence was spray-painted, according to a complaint received at 1:39 p.m. Oct. 28. A neighbor called because the resident of the vandalized house was on vacation, reports said.
A Greenbank Road resident reported her mailbox was spray-painted overnight, according to a report received at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 28.
Greencroft Road and High Meadow Drive residents reported four juveniles were vandalizing Halloween decorations, according to a report received at 8:39 p.m. Oct. 27. Police found the juveniles at a local business. A Minion decoration was kicked but not damaged, reports said.
In other Gahanna police incident reports:
* Police reported a Jessica Way resident called 911 because she couldn't get in touch with her phone service and connect to the internet, according to a complaint received at 5:35 p.m. Oct. 30. She was told not to call 911 unless there is an emergency. She said she just wanted dispatchers to connect her with her phone service, so she could figure out why she doesn't have internet service on her phone, reports said.
* A man was walking down the middle of a street with a face mask while carrying an axe, according to a report received at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 31. Police earlier had made contact with him and found he was trick-or-treating with his children along Regents Road and Coronation Avenue and wasn't posing a threat to others, reports said.
* Items were reported stolen from a vehicle at Pizzurro Park, 700 Pizzurro Park Drive, according to a theft report received at 6:07 p.m. Oct. 29.
* Eggs were thrown at cars on South Hamilton Road by four middle school-aged teenagers, according to a complaint received at 5:24 p.m. Oct. 29.
* Two vehicles were damaged overnight on West Johnstown Road, according to a vandalism report received at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 29.
* A man who was putting flyers on vehicles at 12:54 a.m. Oct. 29 was reported as suspicious on Meadow Green Circle, reports said. He was advised the middle of the night is not the time for this job, according to reports.
* Ten packs of crab legs and a case of beer were stolen from a business on Stoneridge Drive, according to a report received at 8:41 p.m. Oct. 27.
* Juveniles were reported for rummaging through trash bins behind a business on South Hamilton Road at 3:50 p.m. Oct. 26. They said they were looking for items they could recycle or sell. Police advised them to first seek permission from the businesses, reports said.
* A Ballard Drive resident reported a scam after receiving multiple calls about gift cards, according to a report received at 1:28 p.m. Oct. 26.
He had already contacted the state attorney general's office, reports said.
* A package was stolen from the porch of an Armor Hill Drive residence, according to a report received at 10:23 a.m. Oct. 26.