POLICE REPORTS

PERRY TOWNSHIP

— Police were flagged down at Circle K South, on South Lincoln Avenue, at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday when the clerk who was working was going into labor/having pregnancy pains. Police called for an ambulance to transport the female to the hospital, which KLG did.

— Police responded to the 1100 block of West State Street on Monday for a report of a man who had not been seen since his release from the hospital. Officers attempted contact by knocking on the windows and doors of the home and later made entry, finding the man highly intoxicated laying in his bed. He voluntarily went with medical personnel to be evaluated.

— A caller at 6:18 p.m. Monday reported a male going door to door taking a survey for Ohio Edison and Columbia Gas in the 700 block of West Pine Lake Road. An officer made contact with him and identified him through the Arizona Bureau of Motor Vehicles. He was sent on his way.

— A woman in the 900 block of Andrew Avenue reported a case of fraud at 6 p.m. Monday, advising police that she gave up her bank account information. She was told to close that account and was given advice for the future regarding the situation.

— Joyce Johnson, 68, of Lisbon, was slowed in traffic waiting for construction workers at 3:40 p.m. Monday on South Lincoln Avenue at the state Route 45 bypass when her foot slipped off the brake pedal and her vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Gene Nicholson, 81, of Salem, who was stopped in traffic due to construction. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and Johnson was cited for assured clear distance ahead. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were driven from the scene.

SALEM

— Police at 4:54 a.m. Tuesday checked an interior motion alarm at a business in the 1400 block of Salem Parkway, finding an open door and entering the building, but finding nothing suspicious. The building was secured.

— A male driver received a verbal warning for white light to the rear after a traffic stop at 3:22 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East State Street. He consented to a search of the vehicle, but no contraband was found.

— A female driver received a verbal warning for two headlights required after a traffic stop at 1:36 a.m. Tuesday on East State Street near Union Avenue. Consent for a search was given, but no contraband was found.

— Police responded early Tuesday to Laurel Court Apartments for a dispute. A woman said her intoxicated boyfriend started an argument with her son and made vague threats toward him. He left the apartment but was walking around the complex. She and her son did not wish to pursue charges but did not want the boyfriend to return. He was told by police not to go back.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 11:48 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Franklin. Police learned the male passenger lived nearby and his girlfriend was dropping him off at home. She consented to a search of the vehicle, but no contraband was found.

— An officer at 11:20 p.m. Monday heard a high-pitched buzzing noise that resembled an alarm behind Goodwill off of Pershing. The officer found the noise coming from an electronic monitor on an old treadmill. The battery was removed.

— A 911 hangup call was reported at 8:35 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Robin Avenue. The homeowner said everything was ok.

— Police were called at 7:57 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of West State Street for a suspicious person a caller described as a female acting strange. Officers made contact with the female outside in a van and learned she had recently been placed on a different medication by her doctor, which was causing her to feel weird. Fire department first responders and KLG responded and she was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— Dustin Dorff, 28, of Eastlake Road, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 6:31 p.m. Monday on South Ellsworth Avenue and Snyder Road. K-9 Argo indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor but nothing illegal was found during a search.

— A set of keys found on Pearce Circle was turned over to police and placed in the lost and found at 4:16 p.m. Monday.

— Police were dispatched at 4:09 p.m. Monday to a business parking lot in the 2400 block of East State Street for a parking complaint about a vehicle with a handicap placard parked in a non-handicap spot. The caller said the vehicle was parked in the yellow lines next to the handicap spot, making it hard for him to access his vehicle. Police found no violations.

— A vehicle owner said a vehicle would be moved after a parking complaint at 4:08 p.m. Monday in the 2100 block of Monroe Street.

— Police responding to a report about solicitors on Third Street at 3:34 p.m. Monday found one in the 1100 block and a second one in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Neither one had solicitor permits and were told how to obtain a permit and that a citation could be issued if soliciting without a permit. They were assisted in getting back together so their ride could pick them up.

— An officer was requested to assist with traffic control in the area of Jennings and Second at 2:06 p.m. Monday, but was told the company has its own personnel for that and traffic was flowing smoothly.

— Police stood by as the housing department had an abandoned black Chevy SUV with expired temporary tags towed from a property in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue at 1:45 p.m. Monday.

— A woman reported at 12:32 p.m. Monday that while traveling from North Dakota to Ohio, the front license plate was lost from the front of her vehicle. She had obtained the necessary paperwork from her home state to receive replacement plates but was required to have the form completed at a local police agency. An officer completed the police portion and advised her to keep the paperwork available until the replacement plates arrive.

— Police were asked at 12:19 p.m. Monday to check the well-being of a juvenile in the 800 block of East Sixth Street. Police made contact with the parent and spoke with the juvenile who was fine. The residence was observed to be clean and orderly. No problems were seen.

— A persistent car horn was reported in the 2400 block of Lexington. The caller was unsure if it was an alarm or possibly a person in need of help. Officers checked the parking lot of the nearby complex where the sound originated but no problem was found.

— Police were asked at 11:32 a.m. Monday to check the well-being of a male in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. He wasn’t there but police returned later and confirmed he was ok.

— A woman in the 200 block of East Fourth Street reported at 11:15 a.m. Monday that a neighbor threw water on her.

Columbiana

— Police were called to a dispute in the Sparkle parking lot 6:36 p.m. Saturday, where a man and woman were arguing and cursing over the other parking improperly.

— A purse belonging to Taylor M. Adams, 23, of New Waterford, was found on state Route 14 at 5:27 p.m. Saturday and returned to the owner.

— Theresa Cope, Fairfield Avenue, reported her purse was stolen from her car Friday night.

— Lucas E. Keck, 24, Diagonal Road, Salem, was cited for marijuana possession following a traffic stop on on North Main Street at 6:15 p.m. Friday.

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