Police

SALEM

— Police were called to the apartment complex at 1154 S. Lincoln Ave. on Saturday by a resident who claimed a man was going through other neighbors’ mail. The accused denied doing any such thing, and police checked with other residents and none of them were missing any mail.

— A man who lives at 871 Granite St. reported Saturday a neighbor came over to tell him it was illegal to leave grass clippings on the roadway after you were mowing, and the office confirmed that is true. The clippings were cleaned up by the time police arrived. Police were called back to the residence 10 minutes later by the homeowner, who said he was mowing the yard when a stone shot out and broke his pickup truck’s window. He wanted a report on file for insurance purposes.

— Police were called to the Broadway Plaza at 7:29 p.m. Saturday while an ambulance was summoned for a woman who indicated she needed medical treatment.

-A resident of 284 Park Ave. reported Saturday the neighbor children keeping kicking the ball in his yard, and on another occasion they threw eggs in his yard. The children were told by police to kick the ball in the other direction and to otherwise stay out of the neighbor’s yard.

— Derek R Westover, 32, Fairmont Road, Elkton, was charged with driving under suspension and possessing drug paraphernalia and Kevin S. Frazier, 37, Church Street, East Liverpool, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments following a traffic stop on South Lincoln Avenue at 9 p.m. Saturday. Westover was pulled over after police determined he had a suspended license, and drug dog Simon was called to scene and indicated there was contraband in the vehicle, which resulted in the search that found the questionable items.

— Police were called to a loud music complaint at the Salem Plaza at 9:31 p.m. Saturday. The parties were advised to keep the music down.

— A resident at 1775 Meadow View Drive heard someone knocking on the door at 10:49 p.m. Saturday but no one was there but she heard dogs barking. Police did not find anyone about but a witness told them a group of juveniles were in the area earlier.

— While on patrol police came across a group of juveniles at Centennial Park at 11:23 p.m. Saturday. The youths said they were just hanging out and talking, but the officer told them to leave because the park was closed.

— Police found a juvenile at a home on West Pershing Street on Saturday night after the mother had reported the youth missing earlier in the evening.

— Police were called to the former Side Door tavern at 2:24 a.m. Sunday after a drunken patron fell off a bar stool and was unresponsive. The man was up and around by the time an officer arrived, and ambulance took to the local hospital to be examined.

— Police were called to the apartment house at 226 Vine Ave, at 3:26 a.m. Sunday to assist the fire department in opening a locked vehicle door. While there, police discovered there were arrest warrants for the person being helped, Colleen Cope, 51. Cope was taken into custody and transported to Canfield, where she was turned over to Niles police.

— Police were called to a domestic dispute at the apartment house at 969 W. Wilson St. at 10 a.m. Saturday, but no one answered the door and everything appeared quiet.

— Police were called to Sparkle about a possible theft offense, which remains under investigation.

— Police were called to the apartment house at 226 Vine St. on Saturday in response to a domestic dispute. The couple said they had been arguing when one of them struck the other, but the person responsible left before police arrived. Police were called back an hour later in response to a domestic dispute, but the man in the relationship said nothing physical happened this time.

— Bruce Bowman was cited for failure to yield after he pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Georgette Kramp at the intersection of East Pershing and Woodland on Saturday.

— Police were called to Centennial Park on Saturday afternoon about a juvenile being assaulted, which resulted in four other juveniles being removed from the park. The matter remains under investigation.

EAST PALESTINE

— Police were called to a disturbance at 153 W. Martin St. at 6:12 p.m. Friday, where a woman there was reportedly drunk and the other residents wanted her to leave. Since no crime had occurred, police could not make her leave. The woman decided to go to bed for the night.

— A woman from North Jackson called Friday afternoon to report that the father of her son had just picked up there son and they were involved in a domestic dispute. The father arrived at the police station and said he had been arguing with his son about school and other things when he pulled him over and ordered him from the car but he said it was an idle threat. The father was allowed to leave since there was no evidence of any domestic violence.

— Police were called to the Rite Aid in regard to a shoplifting incident at 3 p.m. Friday.

— A student was found with contraband by the school resource officer on Friday.

— A 10-year-boy who lives on West North Avenue had climbed out the window and ran away on Thursday afternoon. The boy was located several blocks away and was returned to his mother, who was advised of the procedure for filing charges in county juvenile court should this behavior should continue.

— A puppy found wandering the streets on Thursday evening was brought to the police station until the owners were located.

— A report was received Thursday of trash and debris dumped in the area of the city lake.

— The police were called to 205 Brookdale Ave. on Wednesday to assist the county dog pound with the removal of numerous dogs.

— A resident of Pine Tree Circle came to the police station on Wednesday seeking advice regarding perceived threats on social media.

— Police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 3511 N. Pleasant Drive at 1:53 p.m. Wednesday. They found the owners gone and three people who were not supposed to be there. Two of the three — Mike Howell and Miranda McPherson — were found to have outstanding arrest warrants for them and they were taken into custody.

— Police were asked to check on the well being of a man who lives on East Grant Street at 11:209 p.m. May 6. Police spoke with the man, who appeared fine.

— Emily Mahon reported May 6 being follow through town by an unknown person driving a gray truck, and the motorist was driving in a reckless manner.

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