– Donald Bennett, 42, of Washington Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance after his eastbound vehicle slid on East State Street at 8:11 a.m. Thursday and struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Sarah Yorlano, 28, of East Sixth Street, who was stopped in traffic at the intersection with Southeast Boulevard. No injuries were reported.

– Officers responded at 6:37 a.m. Thursday to the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for an injured dog. The dog appeared to be a miniature collie and was found off of the south side of the road. The dog had no collar or tags. Officers stayed with the dog until the humane officer arrived.

– A barking dog was reported at 11:39 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Aetna Street, with the resident contacted and the dog taken inside.

– An officer in the area of Continental and Bentley Drive at 10:36 p.m. Wednesday saw a vehicle several times and then saw the vehicle stopped on the road east of Continental. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver said they were there to pick someone up and could not locate him so they were attempting to call his cell phone.

– A woman in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday that her teenage son was being unruly and she was concerned about items found in his bedroom. She said she’s been having issues with him and wanted the incident documented.

– An officer responded to a parking lot at the Speedway business, 175 W. State St., where a man reported at 9:02 p.m. Wednesday that a reckless vehicle nearly struck him. He confronted the driver and said the driver told him that if he was going to walk in the middle of the lot, he was going to get run over. The suspect allegedly revved the engine and rapidly accelerated near the man when the incident occurred. An officer will follow up with the suspected driver.

– An alarm drop was reported at 7:09 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of East State Street. Officers found the building secure.

– A resident in the 1800 block of Oak Street reported at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday that an unknown person entered his unlocked vehicle parked in his drive overnight on March 10 and 11 and an air compressor on wheels was missing.

– A spokesman for Salem Oil, 445 Prospect St., reported at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday that someone within the last month removed two 20-pound propane tanks and one forklift tank from the property. The tanks were valued at $40 each.

– No injuries were reported and no citations issued when a 17-year-old Sebring boy who was driving a vehicle east on the Cranmer bridge on West State Street at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday slid on ice and his vehicle struck the curb, traveled over the sidewalk and struck the bridge railing.

– A vehicle was found parked at the rear of a residence on East Third Street at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday with the rear hatch open. The vehicle was checked, but it did not appear it was entered, but rather a case of neglect. The door was secured.

– An officer talked with a person at the police station at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday who said a male had been calling a business in the 2200 block of East State Street for the past couple of days and demanding to talk with an employee over a financial problem. The male continues to call every few minutes and used obscenities on the manager. He was told to tell the male to call police if there’s a problem.

-A man called at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday for a welfare check in the 800 block of West Pershing Street, reporting that his daughter may be fighting with a boyfriend and he could not get in touch with her. An officer checked and all was okay. No males were at the apartment.

– A woman in the 500 block of Continental Drive called at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday to report someone threw eggs on her vehicle.

– An anonymous caller reportedly advised an officer at 2:03 p.m. Tuesday that a residence on Ash Street had 12 animals inside, in violation of a city ordinance restricting the number of animals to five. A red warning ticket was left to advise the resident of the complaint.


– A Butcher Road, Salem, woman reported at 2:17 p.m. Tuesday a vehicle struck hers while parked at the 7&14 Truck stop, causing the front headlight to fall out. The other vehicle then fled.

– Mary Virginia St. John, 79, Midland, Pa., was cited for failure to control after her vehicle struck a pole on West Park Avenue at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday.

– Someone reported at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday a dog on Fairfield Avenue barks continuously form 7 a.m. to noon. Police checked the area and found no one home where the dog was located.

– A woman reported at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday that she went to her husband’s home on Fairfield Avenue to retrieve some belongings and that after entering he confronted her with a shotgun and told her she “better call the police.”


– The Counseling Center called for an officer at 12:45 p.m. Thursday because they were trying to transport a client to the hospital but he fled on foot.

– Police were called to the village hall parking lot at 5 p.m. Wednesday in regard to a possible domestic dispute. After police determined no such dispute occurred in town, the female was allowed to leave and the male was told he could not chase her.

– A Sherman Street man reported at 12:28 a.m. Thursday that his ex-girlfriend was in front of his home with a group of people and they were threatening him. Police arrived and determined the problem started over a text message, and there were no further problems.