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POLICE REPORTS

September 14, 2012
Salem News

SALEM REPORTS

- An employee of AT&T reported at 10:34 a.m. Thursday that he left a handheld meter in his vehicle when he went inside the AT&T business on North Lundy Avenue Wednesday afternoon and when he returned to the vehicle, the meter was gone.

- According to a report at 8:51 a.m. Thursday, Chief Bob Floor received a letter via mail from a person in Bangkok, Thailand who reported getting harassing emails from a Salem resident and wanted an officer to tell the person sending the emails to stop. An officer went to a residence in the 800 block of West Pershing Street and learned the person was not there and left a note for him to contact the police.

- Police responded to a report at 8:32 a.m. Thursday of a distraught female running down the road in the 900 block of Fair Avenue. She was found back at home and refused treatment. Family members were assisting her.

- A woman on Highland Avenue called at 8:20 a.m. Thursday to report a suspicious vehicle driving up the street and a person pointing an electronic device out of the window. Officers found it was a meter reader and all was okay.

- A resident of the 300 block of South Union Avenue, reported at 7:53 a.m. Thursday that someone opened his back door the night before at 11:30 p.m. He said he heard the door open and then his dogs began to bark. By the time he got up to look, the person was gone.

- An officer on patrol at 1:51 a.m. Thursday noted a strong odor of marijuana in the 300 block of Vine Street. An apartment building was checked, but the source could not be determined.

- An officer on patrol at 1:24 a.m. Thursday saw an open overhead door at a business on South Lincoln Avenue, checked the interior and found nobody inside. The officer secured the door and left.

- A woman in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue met with two officers at the police station at 11:47 p.m. Wednesday to report incidents in which people were exposing themselves to her and other family members. An investigation was pending.

- A dispute was reported at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue where three roommates had a verbal dispute. All three agreed to cease contact for the night.

- Police responded to a report of an open window at 9 p.m. Wednesday at a business in the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue where nothing appeared out of order. The open windows were secured.

- Police were called at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday to the 900 block of Adams Avenue where a resident reported a derogatory note left in her trash. She was told her options.

- A woman reported at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday that while she was working at Walmart on East State Street on Sept. 9, someone removed her wallet from her carryall bag in the employee break room.

- Police were called at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday to Centennial Park for an alleged altercation near the basketball court. They learned a woman had gone to the park to pick up a juvenile girl on behalf of the girl's mother and the girl became unruly and refused to go with her, resulting in an altercation. Nobody was injured. The mother was notified and came to pick up her daughter.

- A man on Ridgewood Drive reported at 7:02 p.m. Wednesday that a male family member would not leave. The family member said he would leave, but he didn't have transportation and didn't want to walk home across town due to being intoxicated. An officer gave him a ride home.

- Loud persons were reported in the 1000 block of East Pershing Street at 6:53 p.m. Wednesday, with police finding a man who was upset that a neighborhood dog had lunged at his child. He said he was calm now and on his way home. An officer confirmed the dog was chained up and never left its property.

- Police were called at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday for a person possibly down on a sidewalk along Newgarden Avenue near Prospect Street. He was found and said he was fine. He was waiting for a ride.

- Police responded to the 500 block of East State Street after receiving a call at 6:21 p.m. Wednesday to check on a dog that had been in a parked vehicle for two hours. An officer found the vehicle with all four windows open, the outside temperature not at all hot and the dog appeared to be in good health, showing no distress.

- A man in the 1100 block of Newgarden Avenue came to the police station to report an alleged theft at 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, saying his wife had moved out on Sept. 6 and removed two blank money orders. He said the money orders have since been cashed. He was told since he's still legally married, it's a civil matter. He was told to seek legal advice from an attorney.

- A possible shoplifter was reported at 6:04 p.m. Wednesday at a business in the 2300 block of East State Street where the suspect had just left. Employees could not confirm that the person took anything, but said he had been in the store for some time and quickly left without purchasing anything. The person was suspected of shoplifting previously.

- A motorcycle was reported weaving on state Route 45 and South Lincoln Avenue at 5:37 p.m. Wednesday, last seen in the Salem Plaza. An officer found the motorcycle parked, but with no operator. The officer stayed awhile, but the operator did not return.

- Police responded to the 1200 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a report at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday of an unclothed man at the rear of a residence. Officers checked the area, but did not see anyone. Area residents said a tenant of an apartment building had been outside wearing only a towel.

LISBON REPORTS

-A caller reported a D.W. Dickey Inc. truck damaged a sign pole on South Market Street 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.

- While on patrol, Sgt. John Hancock saw that a 1998 Chrysler was damaged while parked at the park-and-ride site on state Route 154 at 1:25 a.m. Thursday. A side window was smashed and the console was open, with items strewn about. The report did not identify the vehicle owner.

- April Frantz reported at 10:46 a.m. Thursday being the victim of domestic abuse involving a male, leaving her with a welt. Frantz was calling from her aunt's house on North Market Street but the incident occurred elsewhere.

Columbiana

- Someone reported at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday a green Chevy Lumina was coming into town on Fairfield Avenue at a high rate of speed. Police checked the area but the vehicle was gone.

- Police assisted the Beaver Township Police Department with serving a warrant to Ronald Johnson of East Palestine on Duquesne Street at 10:36 a.m. Wednesday.

- Custom Comfort Services Systems on state Route14 reported at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday someone took tools and scrap from the business.

- Duke and Duchess reported at $22.31 drive-off at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday.

- Someone reported at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday a red pickup and silver car were driving recklessly in the area of South Middle and West Friend streets. Police checked but did not find the vehicles.

- A West Friend Street woman reported at 5 p.m. Wednesday her husband took the kids in a car and left her.

- Someone reported at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday someone possibly intoxicated was driving westbound on state Route 14 near the Duke and Duchess. Police went to the area but did not find the vehicle.

- A woman reported at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday someone was having a fire on Fairfield Avenue just south of the Save-A-Lot parking lot.

- Someone reported at 9 p.m. Wednesday a dead deer was in the middle of the road on East Park Avenue near Parkside Health.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

- Someone reported at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday a green Chevy Lumina was coming into town on Fairfield Avenue at a high rate of speed. Police checked the area but the vehicle was gone.

- Police assisted the Beaver Township Police Department with serving a warrant to Ronald Johnson of East Palestine on Duquesne Street at 10:36 a.m. Wednesday.

- Custom Comfort Services Systems on state Route14 reported at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday someone took tools and scrap from the business.

- Duke and Duchess reported at $22.31 drive-off at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday.

- Someone reported at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday a red pickup and silver car were driving recklessly in the area of South Middle and West Friend streets. Police checked but did not find the vehicles.

- A West Friend Street woman reported at 5 p.m. Wednesday her husband took the kids in a car and left her.

- Someone reported at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday someone possibly intoxicated was driving westbound on state Route 14 near the Duke and Duchess. Police went to the area but did not find the vehicle.

- A woman reported at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday someone was having a fire on Fairfield Avenue just south of the Save-A-Lot parking lot.

- Someone reported at 9 p.m. Wednesday a dead deer was in the middle of the road on East Park Avenue near Parkside Health.

 
 

 

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