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February 1, 2013
Salem News


- City police helped Perry Township police check the interior of a business in the 1700 block of Depot Road after a township officer saw an open door at 7:13 a.m. Thursday at the business. Everything checked out okay and the doors were secured.

- An officer on patrol at 12:54 a.m. Thursday in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and Sugartree Alley was stopped by a man near the municipal lot at Ellsworth and State Street who reported an unknown vehicle struck his black 2012 Dodge Ram pickup while it was parked in the lot between 12:05 a.m. and the time of the call. There was moderate damage to the passenger front door and front fender of the pickup.

- Roxeen L. Parrish, of 156 Washington Ave.-2, was charged with domestic violence after police were called at 9:09 p.m. Wednesday to her residence for a domestic involving a verbal dispute that led to an altercation with her husband.

- Police responded to a security alarm at 8:03 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of East State Street, checked the exterior and found it secure.

- Police were called at 6:28 p.m. Wednesday to the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue for a possible fight occurring near Walnut Street. Officers learned from witnesses there was a possible verbal dispute, but parties involved had left and a suspect in the dispute walked to the west and reportedly punched a vehicle, but did not cause damage. Officers checked the area, but didn't find him.

-An officer at 6:24 p.m. Wednesday saw a truck and trailer parked on Jennings Avenue in a no parking zone and made contact with the owner who said a delivery was being made and the truck would be moved in a few minutes. He was told to put on the hazard lights until the vehicle is moved.

- A security alarm was reported at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of East Pershing Street. The exterior of the building was checked and was secure.

- Joshua Knight, 23, of 428 E. School St., turned himself in at the police station at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for his arrest for receiving stolen property. He was turned over to the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office.


-Karen Taggart of East Liverpool was cited for failure to control after a one-vehicle accident at 2:08 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of state Route 9 when her northbound vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. She told the officer there was an animal in the road and she turned to the right to avoid it.


Someone reported at 7:33 p.m. Wednesday someone was shoplifting at Dunkin Donuts.

- A Pennsylvania man reported at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday he mailed a deposit for a puppy several weeks ago and now the Columbiana woman selling the puppies is not returning his calls or texts.

- Someone reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday a silver F-250 was driving erratically near Heck Road. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

- Police warned an Alliance woman against panhandling near the PNC Bank at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday.

- A woman reported at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday a bad check was written to her business in Poland.

- A Duquesne Street woman reported at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday a tree was down at her home and tangled in live wires.

- The Highway Patrol reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday a Macy's delivery truck westbound on state Route 14 was all over the road.

- Police assisted the Beaver Township Police Department with a burglary on state Route 46 at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday.


- An alarm went off at Cherished Children's on West Lincoln Way at 4:08 a.m. Thursday, and Sgt. John Hancock found the front door open. Hancock checked the building and everything appeared to be fine. Meanwhile, the key holder arrived to secure the building.

- Matthew McIntosh, 29, East Lincoln Way, was charged Thursday with petty theft for shoplifting three candy bars from Smith Oil after being caught by a clerk putting them in his coat pocket. McIntosh was charged after he allegedly admitted taking the candy bars, saying he lacked the money to pay for them.

-The fire alarm at the livestock building at the county fairgrounds went off at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday and again 19 minutes later, with the calls relayed to the fire department. They turned out to be false alarms.

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- A Shining Tree Lane resident reported Tuesday someone drove through his yard and struck a landscape rock.

- A Grafton Road woman reported her daughter was nearly struck by a speeding truck that went left of center on Grafton at about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. There have been several other complaints regarding speeding on the newly paved portion of Grafton between state Route 558 and Lodge Road. The road was paved so large vehicles could get to the drilling site on Grafton.



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