– Police responded to the intersection of state Route 14 and Allen Road at 2:53 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a trailer in the middle of the roadway. An officer found that a lawn care company had a trailer that was not secured properly and it had detached from a work vehicle while at the stop sign on Allen Road, blocking traffic. The officer assisted with traffic control while the trailer was re-secured to the work vehicle and the roadway cleared. The company claimed that the trailer had been struck by another vehicle, causing the it to detach from the work vehicle. The incident was found to have happened inside city limits and the company was told to file any damage report with the city.

– A Pembrooke Drive resident reported at 9:52 a.m. Thursday that a soon-to-be ex-spouse had forged a check four years ago and that he just recently discovered it.


– An officer responded to a 500 block Newgarden Avenue home at 11:56 a.m. Friday where a resident reported finding a chainsaw inside a pine tree on his property.

– An officer responded to a 700 block Cedar Street home at 4:13 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone had entered his vehicle and removed several items. The items were recovered in the 600 block of Cedar Street and returned to the complainant at 5:07 p.m.

– Joseph L. Ingledue, 41, 35461 Teegarden Road, Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield from a private drive following a two-vehicle crash in the 200 block of East Second Street at 4:42 p.m. Friday in which he allegedly pulled from a parking lot and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Samuel J. Borrelli, 35, Salem. No injuries were reported.

– An East Eighth Street resident reported at 4:58 p.m. Friday that someone had struck his vehicle while it was parked in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue.

– A Damascus resident reported on station at 5:09 p.m. Friday that she accidentally left an envelope of money on the counter of a South Lincoln Avenue business and that when she returned to get it someone had already claimed it.

– Officers responded to the Salem Community Hospital at 1:12 a.m. Saturday where a man was being treated after reportedly being assaulted by three or four men while outside an establishment in the 400 block of South Ellsworth Avenue.

– A Howard Avenue resident reported at 2:58 a.m. Saturday that his vehicle had been struck while parked legally in the 800 block of Howard Avenue.

– An officer responded to an East Fourth Street home at 6:14 a.m. Saturday where the resident said he believed the upstairs neighbor had been plugging an electric dryer into his outlet, causing significantly higher bills. The officer found no violations.


– Hank W. Joy Jr., 25, Caldwell Avenue, was cited for improper backing after he backed into car operated by Michael A. Simms, state Route 518, Lisbon, while they were stopped for the red light at the intersection of West Washington and South Market streets at 5:28 p.m. Thursday. Joy was stopped in front of Simms when he decided to back up.

– Ashley Reid, 28, of Steubenville, was cited for public intoxication, drug possession and child endangering by police called to the BP station at 6:31 p.m. Friday in regard to a possible drunken motorist who was in the store. The caller said the woman was swaying, and her car was covered in grass and mud. Reid also had her 3-year-old son with her, which resulted in the child endangering charge.

– Ernest Thomas, North Jefferson Street, reported being harassed by a government worker who showed up at his door at 6:52 p.m. Friday. An officer arrived to find Valerie J. Harmocy, who identified herself as a U.S. Census Bureau employee. She said Thomas had been selected to complete a census survey but became angry and told her to leave. Thomas admitted he was refusing to complete the survey, and Harmocy had been to his apartment before. Harmocy agreed to leave and not come back.

– A security alarm went off in the mental health building on Vista Lane at 9:40 p.m. Friday, but the building was found secure and arrangements were made to contact the key holder. The security alarm went off again at 5:17 a.m. Saturday, and again the building was found secure.

– A resident of Sunset Drive reported hearing a car horn and the sound of people loitering near the pool at 1:16 a.m. Saturday. Police arrived to find people sitting in their vehicles in the lot next to the playground, and they were told to leave because the park was closed.

– A West Chestnut Street woman reported Thursday receiving text messages from a woman she knows and her daughter asking the woman to have sex with one of them and another text message asking if she knew someone who was selling pills.

– Brian Bailey, West Washington Street, reported his dog was attacked by his neighbor’s rottweiler at 4:34 p.m. An officer spoke with the rottweiler’s owner, Dale Humphreys, who said the dog managed to escape out of the house through the basement door that was left unlatched. Humphreys was told he was responsible for his dog’s actions, and Humphreys said he would take care of it.

– An ambulance was called to a home on North Market Street 1:18 a.m. Friday in regard to someone with a diabetic problem needing medical care.

– The desk clerk at the Days Inn reported at 1:10 a.m. Friday there was a male staying there who was drunk and saying strange things to her in a sexual way that made her uncomfortable. Police arrived and spoke to the man, who agreed to stay in his room and leave the clerk alone.

– A resident reported Thursday her vehicle tires had been slashed while the vehicle was parked at a home on West Lincoln Way.