Gahanna police received a report that a man with a trash bag, who said he was a secret shopper, took candy from a business on the 4700 block of Morse Road, according to information received at 3:13 p.m. Nov. 17.

He was wearing all black and appeared to be about 40 years old, reports said.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* A motorist reported something was thrown or dropped from the Hamilton Road bridge at South Hamilton Road and Interstate 270 northbound, according to a report received at 8:48 p.m. Nov. 19. Someone called 911 to advise police, and it was determined that eggs had been dropped off the bridge, reports said.

* A Lincolnshire Road resident said she took her cat to the veterinarian, who informed her the feline had been shot with a pellet gun, according to a complaint received at 3:35 p.m. Nov. 19. She said she noticed an injury to the cat a week ago and when she arrived at the vet, he removed a .22-caliber pellet from the cat's leg, reports said.

* A vehicle was broken into at a residence on Dunbarton Road, according to a report received at 1:06 p.m. Nov. 18.

* A construction trailer was broken into on Olde Ridenour Road, according to a report received at 10:52 a.m. Nov. 18.

* Items were reported stolen from a vehicle on the first block of Rocky Creek Drive, according to a theft report received at 6:35 a.m. Nov. 18.

* A sick-looking coyote was reported at Middle School East, 730 Clotts Road, according to a report received at 12:51 p.m. Nov. 17.

* A fight was reported at a business on the first block of North Stygler Road, according to a report received at 1:10 a.m. Nov. 17. A medic was not needed, according to reports.

* Two bags were reported stolen after someone broke out the window of a vehicle in the parking lot of a business on East Johnstown Road, according to a report received at 11:40 p.m. Nov. 16.

* A window was broken out of a vehicle in a parking lot on North Hamilton Road, according to a report received at 7:55 p.m. Nov. 16.

* Three teenage boys were reported for spray painting the bridge on Goshen Lane, according to a report received at 1:44 p.m. Nov. 16. Police reported the boys were not responsible as they did not have paraphernalia on them and the paint was dry, reports said.

* A man was reportedly standing on the front porch of a Sycamore Ridge Way residence and screaming obscenities, according to a report received at 11:47 p.m. Nov. 15.

* Detectives were notified that an employee of a business on the 400 block of Granville Street was selling cigarettes and alcohol to minors. The complaint was received at 9:21 p.m. Nov. 14.

* A Cordero Lane resident told police it appeared someone was in the backyard of the residence overnight and looked in windows, according to a report received at 8:27 a.m. Nov. 14.

* A man was ordered to stay away from a business on North Hamilton Road after he allegedly was begging for money and causing a disturbance, according to a report received at 11:32 a.m. Nov. 13.