Gahanna police recently responded to several calls about thefts and damage to vehicles, including bricks thrown through car windows to gain entry.

Gahanna police recently responded to several calls about thefts and damage to vehicles, including bricks thrown through car windows to gain entry.

Several vehicles were broken into overnight on Harrison Pond Drive, according to reports received at 7:06 a.m. Dec. 2. A brick was thrown through a Ford SUV between 6 p.m. Dec. 1 and 7 a.m. Dec. 2, according to one report. Another resident reported a rock thrown through the driver-side rear window, and a backpack was taken. A wallet was stolen, along with an $800 and $2,000 check, from a minivan, according to reports.

Sunglasses, an eyeglass case and change were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Dobbins Drive at 9:23 a.m. Nov. 30. The vehicle was in the driveway of the residences, reports said.

A remote-control toy, a coat, cologne samples, a makeup bag and $6 were reported stolen from a vehicle at a residence on Cordero Lane at 7:44 a.m. Nov. 29.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* A Dobbins Drive resident reported that her garage door was open and someone stole frozen meat from the freezer, according to a report received at 7:27 a.m. Dec. 2. Cards and money also were reported stolen from the resident's vehicle.

* Three sets of tires, a battery charger and $90 were reported stolen from a repair shop on North Hamilton Road sometime overnight between Nov. 29 and 30. The bottom garage-door panel was kicked in.

* A North Hamilton Road resident reported a dead buck in his front yard at 9:20 a.m. Dec. 1. The resident wanted a tag for it. The eight-point buck died in the front yard from unknown reasons, according to reports. The resident was given a deer tag, according to the report.

* Graffiti was reported on the front of a Mill Street business at 1:31 p.m. Nov. 30. The graffiti, a vulgar drawing, was on the front of the building. It could be related to criminal damage at another Mill Street business, according to the report. A vehicle was spray-painted, according to a vandalism report received at 10:15 a.m. Nov. 30.

* Two boys were reported painting vulgar language on the north side of a Mill Street facility at 1:11 p.m. Nov. 29. The boys were riding bikes and were about 9 or 10 years old, reports said.

* A Fouts Court resident reported that he chased two men out of his neighbor's garage on Harrison Pond Drive at 4:16 a.m. Nov. 30. One man was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, reports said.

* A juvenile entered Gahanna Middle School West, 350 N. Stygler Road, and kicked a hole into the clinic door, according to a vandalism report received at 9:36 p.m. Nov. 29. The juvenile was wearing a stocking cap over his face and dark clothing and had a backpack. It was unknown how he entered the building, but the juvenile exited through the north end of the school on foot and was running, according to reports. The northwest-corner hole needed to be secured, and some tampering might have occurred in the mechanical room, reports said. Police contacted a janitor, who said he would secure a door.

* Storage units were broken into at the Residences of Gahanna, 1400 Hollybrier Drive, according to a report received at 6:54 p.m. Nov. 27. The storage units belong to various residents, according to reports.

* Several juveniles were reported throwing things out of the woods toward cars at Academy Park, 1201 Cherry Bottom Road, according to a complaint received at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 27. Police found nothing in the area, reports said.

* A Pond Hollow Lane resident reported someone kicked in a basement window and attempted to enter through a garage window, according to a vandalism report received at 12:11 p.m. Nov. 26.