Police Reports

Salem reports

— Police responded to the station at 12:34 a.m. Sunday to assist Perry Township police with an OVI suspect and administered the BAC test on a person who was over the legal limit.

— At 12:29 a.m. police were on station where a complainant wanted an officer to do a well-being check in the 2300 block of Oak Street regarding their daughter and everything was OK.

— Police in the E. Pershing Street and S. Broadway Avenue area at 11:24 p.m. Saturday observed three men walking northbound and they appeared to be intoxicated. They advised they just left a bar. A cab was called and they were transported to the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue.

— At 10:52 p.m. Saturday, police on patrol in the 400 block of Legacy Lane observed a vehicle with lights on. It was secured and no one was observed in the area.

— At 10:07 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the Vine Avenue and E. 5th Street area for a noise complaint and located a loud outdoor birthday party. A parent was supervising and was advised of the complaint and they reduced the music volume.

— Police responded to the N. Lincoln Avenue area at 9:20 p.m. for a report of reckless operation and were unable to locate anything.

— At 7:36 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1100 block of E. 3rd Street and returned at 8:56 p.m. for a verbal dispute where a man wanted a female roommate out of the residence. Police had explained the law and eviction procedure during the first response and advised him again. The woman could stay until evicted or voluntarily left. The female said he destroyed an electric extension cord and the officer advised the man of possible charges for damaging another’s property. The woman said she just wanted to be left alone and police advised both to stay away from each other.

— At 8:15 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 400 block of E. 4th Street where the complainant advised a neighbor saw a man break the lock on her shed and enter it. The person took a pair of binoculars and a yellow jewelry box with jewelry inside it. The complainant advised the witness said that two males went back into their residence next door. The incident is under investigation.

— At 7:26 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 400 block of Aetna Street where an intoxicated man had fallen and struck his head. He was responsive and declined treatment and family members were present to care for him. Police had also responded to the residence at 7:13 p.m. when a complainant had concerns regarding two people and a possible situation could become physical. Police spoke with both parties who said the situation was good.

— At 6:54 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street where asset protection personnel said a man and woman took Xbox 360 video game discs by cutting the plastic off the cases and placing them in her purse. The incident is under investigation.

— Police responded to the overpass at 5:47 p.m. Saturday for a man with medical issues. Police found numerous vehicles stopped and a man sitting on the sidewalk with blood on his face. Two juveniles stated he was walking and started having a seizure. He was taken to the hospital and police conducted traffic control.

— Police patrolling in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 6:48 p.m. observed graffiti underneath the overpass and photos were taken.

— At 8:26 a.m. Saturday police responded to the 1300 block of S. Lincoln Avenue and the complainant advised she met a man on Facebook and he threatened her with harm if she didn’t send him Itune cards.

— Police responded to the 400 block of W. Wilson Street for an unattended child and older relatives came looking for her and were advised of the dangers of the child wandering around.

— Police responded to the 1200 block of Beechwood Road at 3:47 p.m. Saturday to assist Perry Township in taking a man into custody on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.

— At 11:49 a.m. Saturday, police responded to N. Lincoln Avenue and E. 2nd Street for a reckless operation complaint and were unable to locate anyone.

— Police issued a parking ticket on a vehicle facing north on the left side curb of Penn Avenue at 1:14 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle owner and passenger came out while the officer was placing it on the vehicle. There was a handicap placard in the window and they advised the passenger in a wheelchair couldn’t get out of the vehicle the way the curbs are, so they had to park to allow access. They noted there should have been a handicap park spot there. They were advised to speak with the chief about the ticket.

— Police responded to the 800 block of Sunset Boulevard at 3:56 p.m. Saturday where three males and one female juvenile advised that three male juveniles were in the west woods looking for a dog. They said they would help and one of the juveniles, with curly hair and flip-flops, pulled a small knife and asked if they ever had food flipped on them. One juvenile advised he felt kind of threatened because of the knife. No threats were made and they left. Officers located one of the males who denied such actions and claimed it was another group.

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