POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— A security alarm was reported at 4:09 a.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of East State Street, with the exterior found secure.

— A caller at 9:43 p.m. Wednesday asked police to check the well-being of a 2-year-old female in the 800 block of East Third after she ran out of an apartment building and behind the building in the parking lot. Officers made contact with the mother who said she had her daughter back inside. She was taking out the trash when the girl ran out of the opposite door.

— Police were called at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Continental Drive to check the well-being of a male juvenile who had an issue at his residence in Perry Township. The juvenile was located and transported to meet with a Perry Township officer.

— Police were called at 8:34 p.m. Wednesday to a restaurant at 120 N. Lincoln Ave. for possible harassment. A woman at the business said she received numerous calls from a customer who was not happy with her order and was using very vulgar language. She didn’t want any further contact with this customer. An officer tried to contact the female customer but was unable to leave a message.

— A woman came to the station at 7:31 p.m. Wednesday about a possible report of fraud. She said she met with a female in the Sparkle Market parking lot on South Lundy Avenue to drop off a deposit for a cake decorating class. After she gave the female the deposit, she was blocked on all forms of communication. The incident is under investigation.

— A woman in the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue reported at 7:16 p.m. Wednesday that the dog next door got loose and both her dog and the neighbor dog got into a brief scuffle. She didn’t see any injuries on her dog but wanted an officer to check. An officer checked and didn’t see any injuries.

— Austen Lee Rhodes, 23, of Lisbon Road, was cited for expired registration after a traffic stop at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday in the Auto Zone parking lot on West State Street. A consent to search was granted, but nothing illegal was found.

— Police were called for a juvenile problem at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of West Wilson Street where a woman said a neighbor juvenile was standing outside in the alley holding a knife. She said the juvenile was picking on her children earlier and she had told him to go home. She said he was peeling an apple with the knife and made a threatening comment towards her children with that knife. Officers made contact with the 7-year-old and his mother. He denied making any comments but said he found the knife in the alley between the homes. The knife was taken by police and disposed of properly.

— A woman on Shady Lane reported at 5:07 p.m. Wednesday that a suspicious vehicle/person has been sitting in her neighborhood. She said she and her neighbors have seen this vehicle on different occasions when the driver just parks and sits in the vehicle. The vehicle was gone, but she was told to contact police if it returns.

— Police were called at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of West Eighth Street about a barking dog. A warning was left at the home for barking dog.

— A credit card found in the high school parking lot was turned over to police at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday.

— Police were called at 3:48 p.m. Wednesday to a laundromat in the 900 block of West State Street for a report of illegal dumping. The caller said someone threw several items of trash into his dumpster. The license plate number for the person was obtained and the person was contacted by police and told to stop putting his trash at the location.

— A woman on North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday that she had her vehicle towed from a residence on Plymouth Place to the location on North Ellsworth Avenue and now there’s a problem with the vehicle leaking oil, which had not happened before. She wanted a report on file.

— Police responded at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to the 1900 block of East Pershing Street for a female possibly needing medical attention. Officers were familiar with the female and she said she was fine. She was given a ride home due to her disability.

— A woman in the 1300 block of Cleveland Street reported menacing at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday. The dispute was about money and will be documented.

— A police officer and the city zoning officer both responded at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street for a report of a possible city ordinance violation. The homeowner was advised of a violation for having an above -ground electric fence. When contacted about the report, the zoning officer said it’s illegal to have an electrified fence in the city. He also discovered the homeowner didn’t get a permit to construct the fence. The fence can remain as long as it’s not electrified.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 1:24 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Park Avenue near the playground at Centennial Park. The vehicle left before police arrived.

LEETONIA

— Police responded to the 30 block of Pine Street at 1:53 p.m. Monday and the complainant advised of getting into an argument with her male half over dogs. She said the man pushed her against the wall. She said he left for work and would not return and she signed a refusal to prosecute form.

— At 3:22 p.m Wednesday, police responded to the 400 block of Somer Street where the complainant advised a known person was on his property hollering at him but could not tell what he was saying. The complainant advised the person was taking pictures with his cell phone and police explained that they were not doing anything illegal unless threats were made of physical harm.

COLUMBIANA

— Heidi S. Tomalka, South Elm Street, reported at 9:12 a.m. Wednesday someone had used her bank card and she did not know who it was.

— J&J Precision Fabricating, Heck Road, reported at 1:19 p.m. Wednesday steel plates were stolen from their property.

— Four Wheel Drive, state Route 14, reported possible criminal mischief at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

— John T. Susan, 60, Maplewood Drive, was arrested at 5:37 p.m. Wednesday after police were called to the home for a report of a possible structure fire and found the home was not on fire, but he was burning tires. Susan was cited for open burning and arrested for OVI after he drove up to police on a riding lawn mower while drinking beer.

LISBON

–Mariah L Vickroy, North Market Street, was pulling out of her driveway when she struck a vehicle operated by Danny Donohue, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, at 12:34 p.m. Wednesday.

–Police performed a welfare check at Greentree Place at 1 p.m. Wednesday and everything was fine.

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