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September 7, 2012
Salem News


- A woman in the 300 block of East Seventh Street reported at 6:56 a.m. Thursday that sometime overnight, an unknown person shot the driver's side rear window out of their Dodge truck. The vehicle appeared to have been shot three times, with one of the BBs stuck in the window molding. The area was checked and no more damage was found.

- Police were called for a case of drug paraphernalia at 10 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., where a used needle was found in the trash can. An officer secured the needle and it was properly disposed.

- Police were initially advised of a fight in progress between two females at Centennial Park at 9:03 p.m. Sunday, but while enroute, officers were told about a male assault victim who was injured and in the 200 block of South Union Avenue. He said he was injured by another male at Centennial Park. One officer stayed with him and fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance responded. Other officers began checking the park and Park Avenue for the female fight. People in the park said they saw two males fighting who left, but no females. One of the females supposedly in the fight was found on Park Avenue and said she was not involved in a fight.

- Police were called at 7:44 p.m. Wednesday for a civil matter on Lexington Avenue where a man said he was awarded a shed from his divorce and things began to escalate while he was retrieving it. The female half acknowledged the shed was awarded to him, but she was upset that she was not given notice. Both were told to contact their attorneys.

- A man in the 600 block of Park Avenue called at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to report being in a verbal dispute with his roommate, who was in the park. The roommate was found in Centennial Park and said he walked away to allow the situation to calm down.

- Dispatch requested officers check the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday for a female screaming. The anonymous phone call was received from a cellular phone with a female voice screaming. An officer did not hear anything after responding.

- Police were called at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a dispute between two people regarding issues within the apartment building. A woman reported a known male made threats towards her and she wanted to file charges. She was told the procedure and to contact her landlord.

- Officers assisted a Salem city schools principal and bus drivers at 3:59 p.m. Wednesday with a male juvenile exhibiting behavioral problems on a bus in the 200 block of West State Street. The mother of the juvenile responded to pick him up at the scene. He was 7 years old, an officer said.

-Police were called at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday to do a well-being check at a Vine Avenue property, but were unable to make contact at the residence.

- Jansen Paumier reported at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday that he parked his vehicle in the Salem High School parking lot on the F.E. Cope side and found an unknown vehicle had struck the right front corner, damaging the fender, bumper and wheel.

-City Housing Inspector Dan Rice called police at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday to respond to a property in the 500 block of Euclid Street where he had issued a warning for a 10-day violation regarding a vehicle parked on the property with a dead battery and expired license plates. The issued warning was over the 10-day limit and the vehicle was towed. The registration for the 1994 Dodge Intrepid had expired April 25.

- Sue Baddeley, owner of Fernangle's Tavern on South Broadway Avenue, came to the police station at 11:07 a.m. Wednesday to advise she had a recent problem with a male patron she knows, of Salem. She did not want him at the bar and did not want him calling the bar anymore. An officer will attempt to contact him to inform him.

- An officer at 9:14 a.m. Wednesday assisted the post office in retrieving a package that was delivered to the wrong address on Continental Drive. The resident returned the item to an officer without incident and it was turned over to the post office.


- Someone reported at 1 a.m. Wednesday a man was inside Sparkle Market. Police checked and found the man was on the restocking crew.

- Police sent a warning letter to a West Salem Street property owner for high weeds at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

- Carol Roessler, 61, North Pearl Street, was driving through the Sparkle parking lot at 3:26 p.m. Wednesday when she was struck by a vehicle driven by an elderly man who then fled.

- A woman reported at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday a girl was driving on West Salem Street without a permit. Police went to the area but did not find the vehicle.

- A Columbiana Manor Apartments resident reported receiving threats over the telephone at 5:44 p.m. Wednesday.

- A woman reported at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday men were trying to sell stuff at Southern Terrace Park. Police told the man to obtain a solicitor's permit.



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