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October 11, 2012
Salem News


- A man from state Route 45 reported at 11:58 a.m. Wednesday that he has been harassed by a female while in Centennial Park and on Wednesday, he found a note she placed on his car and found it threatening. An officer will attempt to contact her.

- A woman called at 3:03 a.m. Wednesday to report a suspicious black vehicle parked in front of a business in the 1100 block of East State Street. Officers did not see any vehicles matching the description and found no vehicles in the parking lot.

- Lona Billeter, of the 200 block of East Fourth Street, called at 12:43 a.m. Wednesday to report hearing suspicious noises that sounded like tin cans being banged together. Officers checked the area and saw two garbage trucks making rounds and loading trash. They saw no other possible source for the noise.

- Police responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 9:26 p.m. Tuesday to speak with a resident regarding an alleged incident that occurred in September.

- An officer on patrol at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday noticed a box truck backed up to the rear of a building in the 1000 block of East State Street with people loading items. The officer made contact and learned the people were authorized to be there and removing property from the offices.

- Police were called to the 400 block of East School Street for a report of telephone harassment at 8:23 p.m. Tuesday. A man showed ongoing harassing text messages on his cell phone being sent by a known male. Officers observed the content of the text messages was vulgar. An officer attempted to call the male, but was unable to make contact due to the phone being disconnected. He will attempt contact in person to tell him charges may result if the harassing messages continue.

- Hank Brock of Salem High School called police at 5:34 p.m. Tuesday to report a student had been found on school property in possession of marijuana. An employee had noted the strong odor originating from the student and when the student was confronted, he voluntarily produced a baggy of green leafy material consistent in both appearance and odor for marijuana. The 17-year-old student was issued a suspension notice by the school and officers placed him in custody for delinquency, releasing him to his mother.

- Police responded to the 200 block of East Fourth Street for a reported dispute at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday between a mother and adult son. The son had left before police arrived and no physical violence occurred.

- Shawna Reynolds, of the 400 block of Aetna Street, reported at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday that a wallet was taken from the residence sometime either Sept. 28 or 29. The wallet contained $185, some store cards and medical cards.

- A woman who lives outside the city limits reported at 1:16 p.m. Tuesday that her ATM card was used at a bank in the city and no one had authorization to use it.

- Police responded to Walmart at 2875 E. State St. at 11:34 a.m. Tuesday regarding a man who had received a letter against trespass and was not allowed on any of the property. The responding officer also learned that a woman had taken a tan-colored jacket without paying for it. Both had left the business before police arrived.


- Police investigated a theft report at the Fellowship Baptist Church, Fifth Street, Beloit, at 4:04 p.m. Oct. 2.

- Police responded to a burglary report in the 13000 block of Diagonal Road at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 2.

- Police responded to a theft report in the 16000 block of state Route 14 at 3:05 p.m. Oct. 3.

- Police investigated a criminal damaging report at the Beloit Historical Society on Fifth Street at 4:16 p.m. Oct. 3.

- Police investigated to a report of a sex offense in the 8000 block of state Route 165 at 9:27 a.m. Oct. 5.

- Police responded to a theft report in the 18000 block of Fifth Street in Beloit at 7:40 p.m. Oct. 5.



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