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Salem reports

July 18, 2010
Salem News

Criminal damage

Police responded to the 700 block of Newgarden Ave. at 10:25 a.m. Sunday where a tenant advised that someone threw a brick through a window at about 11:30 p.m. the night before.


While on standby for a house fire in the 400 block of Penn Ave. at 9:09 a.m. Sunday, police observed a vehicle approach and a passenger toss litter from it in the 500 block of Bank St. The vehicle was stopped and the person was identified, apologized and retrieved the litter. A verbal warning was issued.

Criminal damage

Police responded to the 700 block of E. 5th St. at 2:57 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man slashing a tire with a knife. He was located after police obtained a description from a witness. A knife was also found. Mark J. McGuire, 13531 W. Calla Road, was under the influence and charged with criminal damaging and he was taken to the county jail.

Hit skip

Police responded to the E. Pershing St. and Fair Ave. intersection at 1:33 a.m. Sunday where the complainant advised their vehicle was parked on the north side of the road facing westbound when another vehicle, leaving a private drive, backed into if and left the scene. Police were unable to locate the other vehicle.


Police responded to the 1400 block of Oak St. at 4:14 p.m. Saturday for a fight and found both people involved had left the area.


Police charged Mary E. Shaulis, 428 E. School St., with breaking and entering after she was found hiding behind a furnace in a residence she did not have permission to be in. She was taken to the county jail.


Police observed what appeared to be fresh graffiti in the 200 block of Rose Ave. at 6:11 p.m. and the property owner was aware of it and that it was recently done.


Police responded to the 1100 block of E. State St. at 6:59 p.m. Saturday where the store clerk advised a female with pink hair had taken an item without paying for it. Police checked the area but could not locate anyone.

Harassing phone calls

Police responded to the 700 block of N. Ellsworth Ave. at 8:25 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised her brother was calling and harassing her for unknown reasons.


Police responded to the 400 block of Sharp Ave. at 9:13 p.m. Saturday where there was a verbal dispute between neighbors over one of them burning trash, but they worked it out. The fire department was called and gave a warning to the resident and he put the fire out.


Police responded to the 900 block of Franklin Ave. at 10:07 p.m. Saturday where burglary was possibly in progress. A garage door was partially open and police located a door into the residence and met with the occupants who said no one came in. The suspect apparently fled undetected.

Suspicious vehicle

Police responded to the 800 block of E. 6th St. at 11:30 p.m. Saturday where the complainant advised his ex-wife had called approximately 28 times. She was not wanted at the residence either. Police called her and she hung up but called back. Police advised her to cease calling and she denied making the calls. Police advised her the phone records could be obtained and if she went to his residence she could be charged with criminal trespassing.



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