POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 2:11 a.m. Thursday for a report of a suspicious person and located the person and nothing suspicious was found.

— Police on patrol in the South Ellsworth Avenue and Mullins Street area observed a state route sign that was knocked down but didn’t appear to be damaged. The Ohio Department of Transportation was advised.

— At 7:06 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the parking lot in the 1200 block of East Sixth Street and located a vehicle that matched the description given of a suspicious vehicle. It was unoccupied.

— Police responded to the 300 block of East Sixth Street at 8:36 a.m. Thursday regarding a roof that was damaged by lightning. The fire department responded to make sure it was not smoldering and the keyholder responded.

— At 10:52 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue where a police officer and the housing, planning and zoning officer spoke with a resident regarding junk vehicles and a 10-day notice was left for multiple vehicles and trailers.

— Police responded to the East State Street and Southeast Boulevard intersection for a report of reckless operation and were unable to locate anything.

— Police on station at 2:20 p.m. Thursday received a DVD and postal letter from the West Virginia State Police asking for assistance with a theft case in its jurisdiction.

— At 3:06 p.m. Thursday, police responded to South Lincoln Avenue and Snyder Road to assist Perry Township police with traffic control until relieved by the Perry Township Fire Department.

— Police responded to the 1100 block of Cedar Ridge at 5:03 p.m. Thursday and ticketed two vehicles for illegal parking between signs.

— At 6:40 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the East State Street and North Ellsworth Avenue area regarding a report of an obstructed road. Police found several construction cones had been struck by cars and an officer fixed the cones and cleared the call.

— Police responded to the 900 block of East State Street at 6:43 p.m. Thursday where a motorist in a silver truck drove off without paying for $24.90 in gas. A store employee was provided with a copy of the report.

— Police responded to the 100 block of East State Street at 7:24 p.m. where the complainant advised he lost his wallet after making a purchase at the store. The wallet contained cash, ID, and credit cards and he said he checked with the store to see if it was turned in.

— Police responded to the 200 block of North Madison Avenue at 7:35 p.m. Thursday for a report of harassment. The complainant advised her ex-boyfriend was stalking her through social media. Information was collected and the complainant was advised it would be forwarded to the detective. The incident is under investigation.

— Police responded to the 200 block of Fair Avenue at 7:34 p.m. Thursday for a loud music complaint and police were unable to locate anything.

— At 8:30 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1300 block of Jefferson Avenue for a low-hanging wire due to the storm. Firefighters moved it until the cable company responded to fix it.

— Police responded to the 1900 block of East State Street at 8:40 p.m. Thursday to assist hospital personnel locate a female who left without being discharged and was said to have an IV. Police located her and she was returned in an ambulance.

— At 10 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1300 block of East State Street with firefighters and ambulance personnel regarding a reported overdose. A female was breathing but unconscious and multiple doses of Narcan were administered by the fire department and she was transported to the hospital by EMT. Contraband was seized and charges are pending lab results if the female does not follow through with the state’s overdose immunity procedure.

— Police responded to the 900 block of West Pershing Street at 11:24 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised that someone attempted to enter her back door. Police checked the are and were unable to locate anyone.

— At 12:38 a.m. Friday, police responded on station where a complainant from the 200 block of East Third Street was on station regarding a theft that occurred earlier in the day and information was gathered.

PERRY TWP.

— Police responded to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 3:58 p.m. Thursday for an accident and found the vehicle operated by John R. Hall, 382 Somer St., Leetonia, had pulled from the Freshmark parking lot and attempted to turn north onto South Lincoln Avenue. He pulled into the path of the northbound vehicle operated by Mary Elizabeth Bayda, 1260 Stewart Road, Salem, forcing her to strike Hall’s vehicle which caused his vehicle to go left of center and sideswipe the vehicle operated by Erin M. Faust, 152 W. Pershing St., Salem, that was stopped in traffic in the southbound lane. Bayda’s vehicle continued off the right side of the road striking a group of trees before coming to a rest. She sustained minor injuries to her face from the air bag deployment. Faust’s vehicle sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene while Bayda’s vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed. Hall’s vehicle also sustained disabling damage and was towed and he was cited for failure to yield from a private drive. No other injuries were reported at the time of the accident.

— At 2:06 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to the 17000 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a private property accident where the complainant advised his vehicle was struck on the passenger side. He believed it was struck in the Freshmark employee lot.

— Police received a report from Salem police at 10:33 a.m. Wednesday of cows in 1000 block of Cunningham Road. Contact was made with the owner of the animals who was advised of the complaint. Police checked the area and did not locate any animals causing traffic issues.

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