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January 26, 2013
Salem News


- An officer responded to the 1000 block of West Perry Street after receiving a call about a 911 call at 12:05 p.m. Friday. The officer learned a man inside a residence had pressed his Lifeline button and it went to 911. The visiting nurse was there and asked the officer for help in getting the man up and said they never called 911. They were told to contact Lifeline to see what the problem was.

- Sharon Kelly, of Roberts Road, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after her southbound vehicle on North Lincoln Avenue failed to stop and struck the rear of a southbound vehicle driven by Celia Brown, of West Fifth Street, who was stopped or slowed in traffic passing Sugartree Alley at 9:24 a.m. Friday.

- Police were called at 7:43 a.m. Friday for a reported alarm in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue. A delivery driver exiting the lot of a business struck a utility pole in the alley, leaving a minor scuff mark on the pole. The driver was able to exit the lot.

- Nichole Phillips, 19, of 625 E. Seventh St., was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail early Friday for allegedly punching her mother in the face, causing her nose and mouth to bleed. The mother was taken by EMT Ambulance to Salem Community Hospital. Police were called to the residence at 1:20 a.m. for a domestic dispute and learned the mother and daughter got into a verbal altercation which turned physical.

- Police were called at 10:41 p.m. Thursday for suspicious activity in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street where a man said he had been attempting to sell items to a person unknown to him and the other person took the items and then refused to pay. He was told his options.

- A woman at a business in the 300 block of West State Street called at 10:24 p.m. Thursday about a vehicle sitting in the parking lot for an extended period of time. An officer made contact with a man in the vehicle. He said he was only waiting to pick up a pizza he had ordered.

- A noise complaint was reported at 10:03 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a woman reported the tenant in the apartment above her was playing music loudly. The tenant was contacted and told to turn it down.

- Police were called at 9:14 p.m. Thursday to the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue for an audible alarm from a closed business. The exterior of the building was found secure. A keyholder responded and the interior was also checked.

- A man came to the police station at 8:54 p.m. Thursday to report an unknown person made two harassing phone calls to his elderly mother which scared her. He wanted the incident documented.

- A man in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street reported at 6:53 p.m. Thursday that someone unknown entered his residence and took two video game systems without his permission, along with an unknown number of games. He was told his options.

- Police responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue after receiving a call at 6:13 p.m. Thursday to check on the welfare of a resident. An officer spoke to the woman in question and she said she was upset, but fine.

- A woman came to the police station at 4:14 p.m. Thursday and reported a person was following her everywhere she went, including to the police station. The other person said the woman was refusing to turn over her grandchild as ordered by the courts. The child was turned over to the other person, the grandmother, and they were told how to proceed.

- Officers were called at 1:13 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of Continental Drive for a report of an unknown problem. Contact was made with two people who said they had an argument, but said nothing physical occurred.

- Kayla Monday, 24, of South Madison Avenue, was cited for failure to yield after she allegedly pulled the vehicle she was driving into the path of a vehicle driven by Stephanie McIntire, 24, of Olive Street at the intersection of Aetna Street and South Broadway Avenue at 7:54 a.m. Thursday. She was westbound on Aetna and had stopped at the stop sign before pulling into the intersection. McIntire was traveling north on Broadway.


- A resident in the 500 block of North Ohio Avenue called at 7:03 p.m. Thursday to report a black dog running loose, but police did not find the dog.

- A woman in the 200 block of Plymouth Place reported at 2:15 p.m. Thursday that she was being harassed via her telephone and her Facebook account. An officer attempted to contact the male allegedly sending the messages, with a message left for him to call Perry Township Police.


- A Salem Grange Road resident reported at 3:32 p.m. Wednesday that his 15-year-old son got off the bus and was walking up the drive when he was bitten in the knee by the neighbor's German Sheperd dog.


- A man reported at 6:17 a.m. Thursday he could hear an alarm going off in the downtown area. Police checked the area from Jefferson to Beaver streets and Washington to Pine streets and didn't hear or see any alarms going off.

- Randy Perrino reported at 8:32 p.m. Thursday his green Chevy Blazer was running in the Smith Oil lot and someone took the vehicle.

- The Lisbon Highway Patrol reported at 4:27 p.m. Thursday a dog was hit on state Route 154.

- An East Lincoln Way man reported at 10:44 p.m. Thursday loud music was coming from across the street.

- A man reported at 2 a.m. Friday a steel grate was broken behind the Morning Journal and he wasn't sure if it belonged to the newspaper, Dickey's or the village. Police were also unsure who owned the grate and the man said he would notify the newspaper's publisher in the morning.

- Almy Tylor, 17, Commerce Street, Wellsville, was northbound on Race Road at 12:25 p.m. Friday and Gray Cady Montague, McKees Rocks, Pa., was making a left turn onto state Route 517 from state Route 164, and Tylor tried to stop at the stop sign and slid into Montague at 12:25 p.m.



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