— An officer responded to a 500 block Woodland Avenue home at 4:45 p.m. Thursday to check the wellbeing of a man moving back into the residence. The officer found the residents had remarried and there were no court documents preventing the man from being there.

— An officer responded to a 600 block Jefferson Avenue home at 4:56 p.m. Thursday to check on an elderly woman and found that she was okay and just had not answered the phone because she did not want to be interrupted during the news.

— Shawn C. Grubb, 18, McCann Road, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on Southeast Boulevard at East State Street at 6:89 p.m. Thursday in which he failed to stop for traffic stopped at the light, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Mitchell A. Hill, 33, Jefferson Avenue, Salem. No injuries were reported.

— Officers responded to a 700 block Southeast Boulevard apartment at 9:52 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported someone had stolen a power tool and wire rolls sometime after 7 p.m. the prior day.

— An officer responded to a 2500 block Bentley Road business at 10 p.m. Thursday to check on a reportedly missing juvenile female who worked there. The juvenile was found to be okay and reported ongoing problems with her father at home. She was advised to return home as her shift ended.

— A 400 block Aetna Street resident reported at 10:19 p.m. Thursday someone had entered her home through a back window sometime after 5 p.m. and stole change and medication.

— A patrolling officer at 11:45 p.m. Thursday observed a vehicle with its lights on parked in the parking lot of a car rental business in the 300 block of West State Street. The officer confirmed the vehicle belonged to the business and was able to shut off the lights.

— Officers responded to the Salem Regional Medical Center at 2:46 a.m. Friday in reference to people yelling in the parking lot. They found three people, one of which, identified as Curtis L. Lodge, 24, East State Street, Salem, was distraught at learning a friend had recently died. Lodge was determined to be intoxicated and would not comply with officers’ orders and was ultimately charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication. During the investigation, one of the other individuals, identified as Jeffrey Allan Drummond II, 27, East State Street, Salem, was found to have active warrants out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for obstructing official business and the Stark County Sheriff’s Office for drug paraphernalia. He was turned over to a Columbiana County deputy.


–An officer on patrol came across possible suspicious activity at the laundromat on South Main Street at 2:31 a.m. Thursday. The officer stopped a vehicle leaving the parking lot and found three juveniles inside, and they were taken to the police station and their parents were called.

–A woman contacted police on Thursday to talk about problems in the Windjammer Drive/Spinnaker Drive neighborhood.

–Abby Harvey reported Nathan Smith backed into her van in the Sunoco parking lot, resulting in minor damage, at 9:58 a.m. Thursday.


— An officer responded to a motion alarm at the Mitsubishi plant on Cherry Fork Road at 3 a.m. Friday and found an unsecured door. No one was found inside and the keyholder responded to secure the building.