SALEM, PERRY TWP. POLICE
– A vehicle was found parked partially on the curb lawn in the 500 block of East Third Street at 1:14 p.m. Friday. The owner moved it.
– A reckless operator was reported at 12:17 p.m. Friday in the area of Roosevelt and High Street. Police used the description of the vehicle to track down the female driver and told her to be careful.
-An anonymous caller at 11:24 a.m. Friday reported a man and woman walking two brown dogs and accompanied by another female at Reilly Stadium. An officer made contact with them and told them rules posted at the front gate area state that no pets are allowed. The woman said they’ve been walking the dogs there since November. They were told since someone made a complaint, now they can’t walk the dogs there. If they had objections, they were told to contact the school board. They left with the dogs.
– A barking dog was reported at 10:48 a.m. Friday on Granite Avenue. The dog was found at the rear porch/yard area, but no one was home. A warning tag was left.
– Police received an anonymous report about a drug overdose at 9:43 a.m. Friday in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The person was in a bathroom for several minutes not responding when the person’s boyfriend kicked in the door and found the person on the floor. Fire department first responders and EMT Ambulance arrived on the scene and EMT transported the person to Salem Regional Medical Center.
– A Stark County ID card was recovered in the area of Third Street and Vine Avenue at 9:31 a.m. Friday and turned over to police.
– A woman in the 500 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 8:22 a.m. Friday that she and her boyfriend got into an argument and he left to get his car and when he came back he was going to harm himself. An officer contacted the boyfriend by phone and he said he was fine and just wanted to get some clothes and they would separate for the day.
– At 4:06 a.m. Friday, a driver for Paul’s Cab dropped off a wallet a customer left in the vehicle. An officer will contact the person.
– Police responded to the area near the Salem Library on East State Street at 3:52 a.m. Friday to talk to a woman regarding her ex-boyfriend harassing her. He left before police arrived and couldn’t be located.
-A suspicious person was reported at 3:46 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of East State Street in an alley behind Ricky’s English Pub, but nobody was found.
– A suspected intoxicated driver was reported at 2:54 a.m. Friday in the area of Taco Bell on East State Street, but the vehicle wasn’t found.
– Gerald Dipanfilo, 61, of 1135 E. State St., was cited for driving under a drug offense suspension after a traffic stop at 2:24 a.m. Friday in an alley off of East Sixth Street.
– Police were called at 2:04 a.m. Friday for a person with a gun in the area of North Lincoln Avenue and East Sixth Street, but no one was found.
– Police were called at 1:42 a.m. Friday to the area of East State Street near Bob Evans after a nurse from Salem Regional Medical Center reported a male patient walked out. He was found walking east in the 2500 block. Hospital personnel said they didn’t want him back and there was nothing wrong with him. He said he was going to Walmart to buy shoes and then walk back home to Leetonia. An officer took him to Walmart so he could buy shoes and contacted Paul’s Cab to take him home.
– An officer on patrol at 1:17 a.m. Friday saw a man riding a bicycle west in the middle lane of East State Street in the 1700 block with no lighted lights on the front or rear of the bike as required for night riding. He turned left onto Park Avenue and failed to stop for a stop sign at Pershing Street. The officer stopped the man and gave him a verbal warning for the violations.
– A caller complained at 12:54 a.m. Friday about fireworks in the 700 block of Summit Street, but none were heard or found. Police answered several calls about fireworks late Thursday throughout the city, with people on Summit Street and East Sixth Street told to stop shooting them off.
– A domestic was reported at 12:44 a.m. Friday at Walmart where the manager said a woman asked him to call police due to her husband bothering her. The husband and wife said they were arguing over finances and agreed to discuss it in the morning.
– A theft was reported on Kennedy Drive at 11:39 p.m. Thursday. Police spoke to a person who allegedly took keys and he didn’t know where they were.
– Shots were reported fired in the 300 block of Penn Avenue at 10:48 p.m. Thursday, with the caller hearing what appeared to be gunshots somewhere between Penn and Lundy Avenue. Everything appeared okay and several people heard fireworks, but no gunshots.
– A woman on Hawley Avenue reported at 10:33 p.m. Thursday that someone knocked on her window. No one was found.
– Suspicious activity was reported at 10:18 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Walnut Street, but nothing was found.
– A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 10:17 p.m. Thursday in the 1800 block of East State Street. The vehicle was stopped for an equipment violation, but the driver was found to be fine.
– Michael Hamilton, 25, of 410 Benton Road, was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the Columbiana County jail after a resident in the 800 block of East Fourth Street called at 6:07 p.m. Thursday to report a man asking for money. He was known to her and had been harassing her for money every day, the report said.
– Loud music was reported at 5:42 p.m. Thursday on South Ellsworth Avenue, but wasn’t found.
– An officer was able to make contact with some property found and turned over to police at 5:36 p.m. Thursday.
– A parking complaint was reported at 5:33 p.m. Thursday on Summit Street. The owner moved the vehicle.
– An ID card found at a local bank on South Lincoln Avenue was dropped off at the police station at 5:32 p.m. Thursday and placed in lost and found.
– A barking dog was reported at 2:34 p.m. Thursday on South Union Avenue, but wasn’t found.
– Stacey McCullough, of West Pershing Street, reported at 2:33 p.m. Thursday that a male visiting her residence on Wednesday took $20 out of her purse.
– Marion Franzen, of East State Street, was cited for assured clear distance after her eastbound vehicle struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Benjamin Boyd, of East Liverpool, who was stopped in traffic at 2:08 p.m. Thursday on East State Street.
– A distraught female was reported at 11:31 a.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of East Pershing Street and taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.
PERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTS
– Police were called at 9:57 p.m. Thursday to Springdale Street for an ATV complaint. The rider was contacted and said they wouldn’t ride on the street anymore.
– Police responded at 9:31 p.m. Thursday to the 1400 block of Pine Lake Road for a fireworks complaint. The homeowner said he would stop shooting them off.
– Anna McQuiston, 39, of Buckeye Circle, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance after her northbound vehicle collided with the rear of a northbound vehicle driven by Marvin Gram, of Louisville, who was stopped at a stop sign on Georgetown Road at state Route 45 at 5:11 p.m. Thursday.
– A caller at 5:07 p.m. Thursday reported a person mowing too close to the road, throwing debris onto the road on Cunningham. No one was found and the road was clear.
– A reckless driver was reported in a white GMC truck on West Perry Street and Overlook at 8:17 p.m. Wednesday. Police found a vehicle matching the description in a driveway on West Perry Street, but the driver denied driving recklessly.
-Juveniles were reported playing too close to the road on Depot Road at Snyder Road at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, but no juveniles were found.
– Debris was reported at 7:29 p.m. Wednesday on the four-lane near North Lincoln Avenue, but nothing was found.