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September 9, 2012
Salem News


- Police responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue after receiving a report at 4:51 a.m. Saturday for an intoxicated man on the porch of a residence. Officers found the man sleeping on the back porch and the resident, Andrew West, reported the man entered his residence without permission before police arrived. Officers awoke the man, identified as Tommy Shultz, and he said he thought he was at a friend's house which was why he entered. He was voluntarily intoxicated and appeared to be confused as to where he was. Shulz, of 488 Columbia St., was charged with disorderly conduct.

- A domestic in progress was reported at 11:08 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Columbia Street where police had been called previously at 10:56 p.m. for a domestic. In both cases, there was a verbal dispute with no physical violence. The first time, both parties were told to keep the noise down. The second time, the male half decided to leave for the evening.

- Police responded to Walmart on East State Street at 9:43 p.m. Friday for a female down on the floor who was not breathing. Fire department first responders and KLG both attended to the woman and she was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG.

- A woman in the 500 block of West Pershing Street came to the police station at 6:50 p.m. Friday regarding issues with her adult son, her property and possible eviction. She was told the issues were civil in nature, but to call the department if there's property damaged or a dispute.

- Police were called at 6:29 p.m. Friday to the 1100 block of East Third Street for a report of juveniles running in the street. They could not be found.

- A West Wilson Street woman came to the police station at 4:51 p.m. Friday to speak to an officer about possible fraud, reporting she recently found out an unknown person had taken a loan out in her name. She was told her options.

- Police responded to the area of West State Street and Benton Road for a report at 3:24 p.m. Friday of an intoxicated person walking into traffic. The person could not be located.

- A caller at 2:55 p.m. Friday reported a fight in the area of Hawley Avenue and East Sixth Street, but when officers arrived, the area was clear. Some juveniles told police there was possibly a fight but everyone was gone.

- Police were dispatched at 10:25 a.m. Friday to the 600 block of East Third Street for a domestic in progress and found a man standing outside an apartment and a woman standing inside. He said he was there to get a ride and wanted to see his children. The woman said he's been harassing her and stalking her and she does not have the gas to take him to Columbiana. She said she wanted him to leave her alone. Police talked to him about filing in court for visitation and the consequences if he returns to the residence.

- St. Paul School principal Rebecca Carey called police at 9:18 a.m. Friday regarding a suspicious silver vehicle in the parking lot with a male inside. She attempted to talk with the male, who in turn became irate with her. The vehicle was gone before police arrived. Officers were unable to find it.

- Police were called at 8:44 a.m. Friday to South Lincoln Avenue between Columbia and Pershing streets for a report of a large amount of wet cement on the road spilled by Chappell & Zimmerman. Chappell & Zimmerman representatives were already on the scene cleaning up the road. The fire department was called out to wash the street, along with the street department.

- Police were called at 8:23 a.m. Friday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street where Charles Weyand reported he and his wife Rebecca called for a cab which picked them up at Walmart. He said the cab struck a yellow cement pole in the parking lot, resulting in him suffering a bruised chest and his wife a bloody nose. The cab driver allegedly left the scene without reporting it to the department. Police made contact with the owner of Quaker Cab to complete the report. Both she and police attempted to make contact with the driver, but couldn't make contact.

- An Ohio Direction card was found in the 300 block of East State Street at 10:05 a.m. Thursday and placed in lost and found.

- An officer at 9:31 a.m. Thursday assisted Children Services with an investigation into alleged sex offenses that reportedly occurred in the city within the past year.

- Police responded to Peach Alley for a report at 8:46 a.m. Thursday of a vehicle partially blocking access to the outside mailbox dropoff. The owner was located and moved the vehicle.

- Police were called at 2:40 a.m. Thursday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a female causing a disturbance. She was found to be off of her medication and taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG for assistance, willingly electing to go.



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