Gahanna police recently responded to residents' complaints about potholes in city streets.

A large pothole had formed at Morrison Road and Waterbury Boulevard, according to a complaint received at 9:29 a.m. Jan. 9. It was in the northbound lane just south of Waterbury. The service department was notified, reports said.

Another large pothole was discovered on Forestwood Drive, according to a complaint received at 7:53 p.m. Jan. 7.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* A purse was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Cherry Bottom Road, according to a report received at 5:32 p.m. Jan. 10.

* A suspicious man in dark clothing was reported at Creekside Park, 123 Mill St., at 10:02 p.m. Jan. 9. The man was found standing on the pavilion charging his cellphone while playing the Pokemon game, reports said.

* A man was aggressively yelling in people's faces and shaking a flashlight at a business in the 1000 block of North Hamilton Road, according to a complaint received at 11:48 a.m. Jan. 9.

* An unlicensed tractor was removing snow on Amesbury Drive and hitting curbs, according to a complaint received at 1:24 p.m. Jan. 7.

* A city employee discovered the batteries of a smoke alarm had been removed at Academy Park, 1201 Cherry Bottom Road, according to a report received at 4:43 p.m. Jan. 6. Marijuana was found on the floor, according to reports. The employee was asked to get the alarm back in working order, reports said.

* A North Stygler Road resident said two dogs were tied in a backyard and he was concerned for their safety, according to a complaint received at 12:27 p.m. Jan. 6. Police spoke to the owner who said the husky dogs are kept outdoors and have shelter, reports said.

* A Riker Drive resident reported a dog had been outdoors for several hours, according to a complaint received at 10:47 a.m. Jan. 5. He said the dog wouldn't stop howling and it couldn't keep all four paws on the ground because of the cold. Police found tracks in the snow around the house but no dog outside. The dog's owner said she had just brought the dog inside. She was aware the howling can't continue, according to reports.