Gahanna police responded to an alleged theft that was intended to teach a roommate a lesson.

A Penny Lane resident reported he found the residence unlocked, with the television and some shoes missing from inside, according to a report received at 4:36 p.m. June 2. The resident called his roommate, who hid the television after finding the door unlocked to "teach a lesson." No theft actually occurred, reports said.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* A juvenile allegedly fired BB guns at people visiting Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Ave., according to a report received at 3:11 p.m. June 7. He was behind the gardens on the other side of the creek, reports said. No one was struck, reports said.

* Construction equipment was reported stolen overnight on Taylor Road, according to a report received at 7:28 a.m. June 7.

* A Gary Lee Drive resident reported purchasing a purse for $75 through an online selling site and discovering it was a fake, according to a complaint received at 3:22 p.m. June 6.

* A couple was warned about panhandling at a parking lot on Stoneridge Drive, according to a report received at 6:06 p.m. June 5. They were at the stop sign at Morse Road with a child, reports said. They were trying to get some food and someone gave them some, according to reports.

* A woman let her dog jump in the pond at Woodside Green Park, 213 Camrose Court, according to a complaint received at 5:20 p.m. June 5. It was disrupting fishermen in the area, reports said.

* A Bryn Mawr Drive resident told police his "impeach Trump" sign was stolen, according to a report filed at 11:22 a.m. June 4.

* A fistfight occurred in the party room of a Granville Street business, according to a report received at 4:13 p.m. June 3. Police spoke to a female who had a cut on her face and chest from the incident, reports said, but she didn't want to file a report and wouldn't provide any information.

* A man was advised to leave the area after he was found sleeping in his car in a church parking lot on Clark State Road, according to a report received at 12:10 p.m. June 2. The man was homeless, reports said.

* An unidentified person attempted to burn tarps overnight at a Science Boulevard business, according to a report received at 8:12 a.m. June 1.