Police Reports

Salem reports

— Police responded to the 300 block of E. 2nd Street at 5:18 p.m. Saturday for an unattended GM Envoy that was running since 9 a.m. An officer turned it off and placed the key in a drop box at the body shop with a note.

— At 5:36 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a suspicious man wearing a ski mask and gloves. He was located on the porch and he did not have a ski mask, but had a handkerchief around his neck and said he did have it on his face. An officer detected an odor of marijuana and with a consent-search located multiple drug paraphernalia items and two small baggies with crushed pills inside. On his person, a concealed and loaded BB gun with a magazine inserted was found, along with a S&W expandable baton and three knives in a sheath. He advised he was having chest pains and firefighters and an ambulance responded and he was taken to the hospital. David E. Boggs, 228 Vine Ave., #12, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia (M-4), carrying a concealed weapon (M-1) and transported to the county jail. Additional charges are pending test results on the pills. Police also seized a wooden box and will seek a search warrant to see the contents.

— At 6:10 p.m. Saturday, police took a complaint on station regarding a child custody issue and the complainant was advised to contact an attorney.

— At 2:20 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 1100 block of Liberty Street regarding a noise complaint and assisted Perry Township police while it advised the resident to turn the noise down.

— Police responded to the 200 block of S. Ellsworth Avenue at 1:50 p.m. Friday regarding an illegal dumping. The complainant obtained a vehicle registration and the owner said one of his grand kids may have been using the vehicle, but he didn’t know which one. A investigation is pending.

— At 10:25 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 700 block of E. State Street for a reckless operation complaint, made a traffic stop on the vehicle and advised the driver of the complaint as well as paying attention to the road.

— At 12:44 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1900 block of Oak Street where the complainant was having trouble with a former tenant and asked for extra watch for the next few days.

— At 12:50 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street where a vehicle drove through freshly-poured cement at the Murphy gas station. The owner of the cement company said they just finished the job when a minivan drove through leaving ruts. He said they would attempt to patch it but it probably won’t stick and will come apart and the cement will have to be repoured. The minivan driver did not realize they just poured cement. Photos were taken and all the people were issued a report number.

— At 1:13 p.m. Saturday, police on station heard a complaint from a resident in the 800 block of E. 6th Street who rented an item from Rent-A-Center and gave it to another subject. The complainant advised that he needed to return it back to the company and the person wouldn’t return it to the complainant. The report will be forwarded to the county prosecutor for review.

— Police responded to the 300 block of W. 8th Street at 10:40 p.m. Saturday for a report of a male subject with a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head. After police cleared the residence, EMS personnel found the deceased man and police established a secure crime scene. The detective bureau and Columbiana County coroner responded and the deceased was transported to a funeral home. The case is under investigation by the detective bureau and the coroner.

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