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October 3, 2012
Salem News


- A woman brought in a cell phone at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday that she found in front of her residence on North Lincoln Avenue.

- Police responded to Walmart on East State Street for a theft report at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday. A man reported that on Sept. 27 and 28, a woman entered the business and took a flat iron curling iron, brought it to the claims department and got a refund both days, both with the same type of flat iron curling iron. The report said she never left the business. She would just put the iron in the cart, then return it to customer service with no receipt. Information will be sent to the prosecutor's office for review for possible charges.

- Shana Prince, 30, of Columbia Street, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after failing to stop her vehicle for stopped traffic while eastbound on East State Street in the 1400 block at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday, colliding with the rear of a vehicle driven by James Brown Jr., 52, of 16 School Road, Wellsville, causing it to strike the rear of a vehicle driven by Karen Huston, 43, of Waterford Road, New Waterford. Both the Huston and Brown vehicles were eastbound stopped in traffic. No injuries were reported, although Brown told an officer he may seek treatment on his own later.

-Police were called at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday to a business in the 700 block of West State Street for a report of suspicious persons lingering in the area. When police arrived, they learned the people had already left in a vehicle. Officers checked the area and did not find any vehicle matching the description given.

- Kenneth Standingsoldier, 19, of 674 E. Sixth St., was charged with underage consumption after an officer on patrol at 10:38 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue saw a man stagger on a sidewalk and walk out into the street in front of oncoming traffic. While he was at the station being processed, an ambulance was summoned due to his severe intoxicated state. He was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG and released by police on his own recognizance.


- Lori Smith, of 581 E. Pidgeon Road, Salem, was taken into custody at 9:05 p.m. Monday at her residence on a felony warrant out of Trumbull County. She was taken to the Columbiana County jail complex to await a Trumbull County deputy.

- Police were called at 8:32 p.m. Monday to Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a possible fuel spill in the parking lot area. Police saw a small puddle of what appeared to be diesel fuel and spoke with an employee who said they would take care of it.

- April Berresford, 29, of U.S. Route 30, Kensington, and Mitchell Collins, 54, of Newton Falls, were both taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital by EMT Ambulance after a two-vehicle accident at 5:35 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 and Benton Road/state Route 14. Berresford was driving north when she attempted to pass a northbound vehicle by Collins, who was turning left onto Benton Road/state Route 14. Berresford was cited for improper passing.

- Opal Wagner, 80, of Barbour, W.Va., was operating a rental car east on state Route 45 at state Route 9 and was sideswiped by a blue westbound vehicle that did not stop at 3:13 p.m. Monday, according to a report. The rental vehicle sustained minor damage.


- A woman requested police check on a state Route 14 home at 3 a.m. Monday. The woman reported being in an argument with a man and was afraid that he would damage her mobile home. Police checked the address and found no damage.

- Police found a vehicle parked in the American Legion parking lot at 3:19 a.m. Monday. There were no problems.

- A Quincy Avenue resident reported at 10:29 a.m. Monday a neighbor's trash was overflowing.

- A Manor Apartments woman reported at 12:21 p.m. Monday she lost her Trac phone sometime over the last few days.

- A North Middle Street woman requested to speak with police at 6:31 p.m. Monday regarding ongoing issues with her neighbors.

- A West Park Avenue man reported at 11:43 p.m. Monday that while taking out his trash he saw a man walking oddly in his yard and that when the man noticed he could be seen he hid behind some bushes.


- A caller complained about loud music coming from a home at the corner of South Jefferson and East Washington streets at 5:29 p.m. Monday.



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