Gahanna police recently told a business to contact its corporate office after a customer allegedly made threats to tie up a phone line for food orders and called numerous times.
A customer placed an order at a business on Cherry Bottom Road and hadn't paid for it or picked it up, according to a report received at 8:45 p.m. March 23. A notation was made to not allow him to place another order. When he tried to place an order, he was told he couldn't do so over the phone. He allegedly made threats he would tie up the phone lines, and he called about 25 times that night, reports said. The business was advised to contact the corporate office about blocking the number and refusing service to the man, reports said.
In other Gahanna police incident reports:
* A Worman Drive resident said a woman was putting his belongings up for sale and refusing to return them, according to a report received at 8:23 p.m. March 24. He was advised it was a civil issue. Police also spoke with the resident about the woman having a key to his truck. Police contacted her and she came to the station, where police retrieved the key. Both parties were encouraged to minimize communication, reports said.
* Police talked with an individual about a city ordinance regarding archery in the lower fields at McCorkle Park, 425 Olde Ridenour Road, according to a report received at 2:34 p.m. March 24. He was informed he couldn't practice at the park. He said he was unaware of the law and would leave, reports said.
* Items were stolen from a business in the 100 block of North High Street, according to a report received at 11:14 a.m. March 24. The reporting party left the business and returned after an hour, finding the front door open and the items missing, reports said.
* Drinking and partying was observed in a parking lot in the 800 block of Falcon Hunter Way, according to a report received at 12:49 a.m. March 23. People were screaming and chasing after each other, reports said. There was a scuffle in the parking lot and a female was screaming for those fighting to stop, reports said.
* A Helmbright Drive resident said his car alarm was sounding and he couldn't get it to shut off, according to complaint received at 12:11 a.m. March 23. He was advised to disconnect the battery, reports said.
* A woman reported a suspicious man was walking close to her children at Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Ave., and she was concerned, according to a report received at 4:37 p.m. March 21. The woman was advised police would be on the lookout for someone matching the man's description.
* A couple was arguing in the 700 block of Wilke Place, according to a report received at 9:43 p.m. March 20. It had been going on for 30 to 45 minutes. The couple admitted to arguing no physical altercation occurred, and they left the area for the evening, reports said.
* A theft from a vehicle occurred in the 300 block of Baroness Way, according to a report received at 11:40 a.m. March 20.
* A Jessica Way resident alleged her neighbor stole her diamond ring, according to a report received at 2:18 p.m. March 20.