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October 21, 2012
Salem News


- A man in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue reported at 7:35 a.m. Saturday that he was assaulted by two unknown males a few hours earlier. He was transported to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance.

- A loud disturbance was reported at 4:15 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of East State Street, but nothing was found.

- A domestic dispute was reported at 2:39 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of East Third Street where a man reported the female half was talking about harming herself. Officers spoke with her and determined she made no threat like that and was just fine. Police had been called to the same residence at 10:03 p.m. Friday for a husband and wife having a dispute. It was agreed then that the husband would leave for a while.

- A woman in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 12:28 a.m. Saturday that a neighbor in the complex had been calling and harassing her, which was part of an ongoing problem. An officer made contact with the neighbor and told him she wants no further contact from him.

- A woman in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard called at 10:12 p.m. Friday to report she gave her brother a place to stay the past six months and he came home intoxicated and began causing a disturbance. He was advised of the possible consequences of domestic violence and reminded that he was a guest in her home and she could have him evicted. He apologized to her and to the officers.

- Police were called at 9:17 p.m. Friday to the 400 block of West Pershing Street for a domestic dispute. Due to her actions, the woman who called was voluntarily transported to Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.

-Police were called at 8:22 p.m. Friday for a suspicious odor in the 200 block of Vine Avenue. Officers detected the odor but could not locate the source.

- A woman in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 7:46 p.m. Friday that she had received seven phone calls from an 800 number between 9:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. and three additional calls from another number. The callers kept asking for the same male and she advised them she didn't know anyone by that name. An officer called the 800 number and received a recorded message for a political outreach program. He tried to call the other number, but got a recording that the call could not be completed.

- Police were called at 7:41 p.m. Friday to a residence in the 700 block of Summit Street for a report of an attempted suicide. The female in question was found at Franklin Plaza and taken to Salem Community Hospital by ambulance. Police had been called to the same Summit Street address at 5:32 p.m. for a dispute between family members over child custody. Officers were told the children's mother had arrived and wanted to leave with the children, but the grandmother would not let her due to a concern with the environment the children might be subjected to. The mother agreed to allow the children to go with their father for the night to solve the issue. While police were there, a person present at the residence not involved in the dispute appeared to be under the influence of some type of narcotic. The person's condition was deteriorating and they were taken to the hospital.

- Police were called at 7:13 p.m. Friday to the 400 block of East Third Street for a reported medical emergency. Officers stood by until medical personnel arrived.

- An unwanted homeless female was reported in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue at 6:34 p.m. Friday. She was found to have a mental issue and taken to Salem Community Hospital.

- A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street called at 6:30 p.m. Friday to report receiving multiple calls from a male caller with a middle Eastern accent. She requested the person stop calling, but the calls persisted with no less than five calls in the half hour before she called police. Officers obtained the suspect's phone number and made contact, telling the person to stop calling.

- Police assisted an employee of the Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services at 4:12 p.m. Friday during investigations of complaints in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue and the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue.

- A woman came to the police station at 3:55 p.m. Friday to report loud music every weekend in the 200 block of East Sixth Street in the early morning hours.

- Police were dispatched at 8:29 a.m. Friday to the 1200 block of East Pershing Street for a missing juvenile. An officer responded to the possible destination and found the juvenile, transporting him home.


- At 2:12 p.m. Friday a First National Bank employee requested an officer come into the bank because a man in the lobby was asking strange questions.

- Someone reported at 3:52 p.m. Friday a man was walking in the middle of Saltwell Road. Police spoke with the man who was walking along the side of the road and said that he had been walking in the middle of the road because he was upset with the bank for not giving him a car loan. Police told him to stop walking in the road and that if he didn't he would be charged. The man said he would not walk in the road.

- A Maple Street woman reported at 4:14 p.m. Friday a cat was in her back yard acting aggressive toward her son and would not let her son walk past.



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