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November 11, 2012
Salem News


- Police responded to the 600 block of East Euclid Street for a report of two illegally parked cars at 6:16 a.m. Saturday and issued parking citations.

- A woman in the 100 block of West Pershing Street reported at 3:19 a.m. Saturday that her upstairs neighbor kicked her storm door three hours ago and she just now attempted to open the door and can't get out. Officers were able to open the door and spoke to the upstairs neighbor, who denied kicking the door.

- Police were called early Saturday to the Salem Community Hospital emergency department to speak to a woman regarding her daughter. She said she was notified that her daughter was brought there for being under the influence of alcohol and was in need of medical attention. She said she's not of legal drinking age and said it's part of an ongoing problem.

-A reckless operator was reported in the 300 block of West Wilson Street at 11:24 p.m. Friday, but was not found.

- A verbal dispute was reported at 10:10 p.m. Friday in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue where a boyfriend and girlfriend had a disagreement. She just wanted him to leave her alone for the night.

- A man reported at 9:54 p.m. Friday that while he was inside Quaker Village at Pershing and South Lincoln Avenue, someone entered his vehicle and took his wallet, which contained $56, his driver's license and Social Security card. He said he saw three males walking nearby and when he said something to them, they took off running.

-Police were called at 9:42 p.m. Friday for a dispute at Salem Community Hospital. Officers spoke to security and were told the person left before they arrived.

- A domestic dispute was reported in a parking lot in the 500 block of Continental Drive at 8:22 p.m. Friday, but nothing was found.

- Police and firefighters were called at 7:53 p.m. Friday to the 400 block of East Third Street for a report of juveniles burning leaves in a back yard. Two juveniles and an adult were found having a cookout fire, but leaves were in the fire pit and cardboard was being used to get the fire going. They were told about the open burning prohibitions.

- Everett Finley, 51, of 820 Summit St., was cited for improper backing after his vehicle struck a parked vehicle owned by Johnny Loving of Alliance in the Burger King parking lot on East State Street at 5:28 p.m. Friday.

- A woman in the 100 block of West Pershing Street reported at 5:14 p.m. Friday that someone removed $105 from her purse in her apartment. She said a male had been there, but she did not see him remove the money from her purse. Officers planned to attempt to contact the male.

- A woman in the 700 block of Summit Street reported at 5:10 p.m. Friday that she received unwanted calls from a private number and the caller told her to give her the money that's owed or she will have someone else get it. She said she does not owe money to the caller and that threats were made toward her and her property. She was told her options.

- Police responded at 5:02 p.m. Friday to the 800 block of East Third Street where a resident was receiving harassing and threatening calls and texts from a known person. An officer made contact with the suspect and told him to stop or face possible charges.

- Police were called at 4:53 p.m. Friday to the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a man accidentally shot himself with a weapon after a brief struggle with a friend. The man said he shot himself under the chin. He was treated by the fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance and was taken to Salem Community Hospital.

- A reckless operator was reported at 3:02 p.m. Friday in the area of West State Street. The vehicle and driver were located at Speedway and officers determined he was not intoxicated and everything appeared fine. He was warned for driving reckless.

- A barking dog was reported at 3:52 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, but no dog was found.



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