Gahanna police responded to multiple situations at area schools within a matter of days.
A custodian at Gahanna Lincoln High School, 140 S. Hamilton Road, allegedly was intoxicated, according to a report received at 3:49 p.m. Oct. 10. Officials requested a police presence, because they felt the situation could escalate, reports said. The custodian admitted to being intoxicated and was being cooperative, reports said. The principal and vice principal are working on the next steps, according to reports.
Two people were reported for panhandling at Gahanna Middle School West, 350 N. Stygler Road, according to a report received at 1:22 p.m. Oct. 10.
An unruly student was reported at Goshen Lane Elementary School, 370 Goshen Lane, according to a disturbance call received at 2:35 p.m. Oct. 11.
In a fourth incident, a driver in an older-model vehicle with children inside reportedly was driving in circles in the parking lot at Goshen Lane Elementary School and speeding in the area, according to a report received at 3:57 p.m. Oct. 13.
In other Gahanna police incident reports:
* A man had to be revived after a heroin overdose was reported at a King George Avenue residence, according to a report received at 11:17 a.m. Oct. 12. Mifflin Township Division of Fire took the call and brought the person back with Narcan, reports stated. About three to four other people were at the residence at the time of the incident, reports said.
* Three to five people were reported for panhandling at Stoneridge Plaza, 1350 Stoneridge Drive, according to a report received at 4:28 p.m. Oct. 16. One person was warned he would be arrested the next time. He previously wasordered to stay away from the plaza, reports said.
* Inventory was reported stolen from a business on Taylor Road, according to a report received at 10:29 a.m. Oct. 16.
* A female tried to pass off a counterfeit $100 bill at a business in the 1300 block of North Hamilton Road, according to a report received at 10:04 p.m. Oct. 14.
* Two men were reportedly trying to take a fire hydrant in the 600 block of Morrison Road, according to a report received at 1:42 p.m. Oct. 13.
* Multiple teens reportedly were stealing orders from the rapid pick-up shelf at a business in the first block of North Hamilton Road, according to a report received at 5:59 p.m. Oct. 12. The individuals ran southbound on Hamilton, reports said.
* A Crown Hill Court resident reported a front passenger window was broken out of her car, according to a report received at 12:39 p.m. Oct. 10. She said nothing appears to be missing, but a hammer was thrown through the window, reports said.
* An Arbors Circle resident reported a gun missing from his apartment at 11:28 a.m. Oct. 10. He said an acquaintance stayed with him recently and could have taken it, reports said.
* Illegal dumping was reported by the tennis courts on Meadow Green Circle, according to a report received at 8:50 a.m. Oct. 10. Management at Hunters Ridge, Phase One, requested an extra watch for a vehicle whose driver may be dumping personal trash, reports said. If the occupants don't live in the complex, the management would like those responsible to be given a trespass warning, reports stated.