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February 11, 2013
Salem News


- Ronald E. Elliott, 51, 646 Vine Ave. 3, Salem, was arrested for domestic violence after officers responded to his home at 5:35 a.m. Saturday where his live-in girlfriend claimed he had come home from the bar and woke her to argue, during which he allegedly grabbed her by the arm and neck to prevent her from leaving. Officers observed red marks on her arm and neck.

- An officer responded to the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 12:59 p.m. Saturday for a report of a firearm in the alley. The firearm was found to be an airsoft-type gun and was disposed of at the station.

- Police recovered a motorcycle reported stolen on Jan. 21 at a 500 block Walnut Street home after police received a tip regarding the vehicle at 3:05 p.m. Saturday.

- Police responded to a fight in the 500 block of Walnut Street at 3:58 p.m. Saturday and found the individuals separated before arrival. They were told to contact the department if they wished to pursue charges.

- Officers responded with medical personnel to a 500 block Aetna Street home at 4:08 p.m. Saturday where a woman had reported that she had been in a domestic dispute and suffered injuries that needed medical attention. Officers and medical personnel could see a woman sitting by an upstairs window smoking and drinking a beverage but she refused to acknowledge multiple attempts at contact. Due to insufficient cause to force entry, officers left.

- Police responded to the area of Hogan's Alley off Franklin Avenue at 12:17 a.m. Sunday where a caller reported hearing a loud bang in the alley and then saw someone walking out of the alley carrying what appeared to be a long gun. The caller said the person ran away when observed. Officers searched the area but were unable to find anyone.

- Andrew J. Rice, 30, 251 Stewart Road, Salem, was cited for open container after a patrolling officer observed him attempt to conceal an open alcoholic beverage while walking in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue at 12:46 a.m. Sunday.

- Christopher P. Jennings, 40, 12696 W. Middletown Road, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated (.149), driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for speed on West State Street at 1:26 a.m. Sunday. Charges are pending after officers found two white pill capsules and a small plastic baggy, both with a white powdery residue, in the vehicle.

- Police responded to fight at a Railroad Street bar at 1:53 a.m. Employees said that it was only a verbal dispute and the individuals had already parted ways.

- A patrolling officer at 2 a.m. Sunday observed two individuals in a verbal dispute outside a South Ellsworth Avenue bar. The officer found that it had been a verbal dispute inside the bar and that they had moved outside to engage in a physical altercation. The agreed to go their separate ways.

- Joseph R. Kee, 10633 Rochester Road, East Rochester, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop for a traffic control device violation at 2:35 a.m. Sunday.

- Police responded to the Salem Community Hospital at 4:36 a.m. Sunday for a report of a belligerent male patient who had allegedly struck staff members and a security officer before being restrained. The patient continued to scream while officers were on scene but calmed down prior to their departure.

- Cody A. Wilson, 21, 15831 W. South Range Road, Salem, was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers responded to the area of Jennings Avenue and West Second Street at 4:39 a.m. Sunday where Wilson had allegedly fled on foot from a vehicle on his way home while grossly intoxicated. He reportedly attempted to elude officers on foot, running in and out of the roadway.


- A woman reported at 2:37 p.m. Saturday a white Trail Blazer was possibly illegally parked at the corner of Green and West Lincoln streets. Police checked on the vehicle and found it was not illegally parked.

- A woman reported at 3:51 p.m. Saturday a man walking toward the Canton Bridge on West Lincoln Way appeared to be intoxicated. Police found the man who said that he was in from Indiana to visit a friend and left their house to walk to the store and when he started back he forgot where the house was located. He told police he would continue looking for the house and notify them if he still couldn't find it.

- A man reported at 5:26 p.m. Saturday a man in a Jeep drove into a pile of snow in the Save-A-Lot parking lot and got stuck. Police spoke with the driver who said he wasn't using good judgment and was attempting to try out the four-wheel drive on his Jeep. Baker's Towing removed the vehicle from the snow pile.

- An East Lincoln Way woman reported at 2:27 a.m. Sunday a man and woman in the upstairs apartment were fighting and the woman came down to her apartment because the man was beating her up. Police spoke with the woman who had been upstairs and she said she and her husband had an altercation and her husband also assaulted their landlord. Police spoke with the man and found he was highly intoxicated. The woman and her landlord did not wish to press charges and the man's friends took him to Columbiana for the night.

- An East Chestnut Street man reported at 2:10 p.m. Sunday a woman he knows threatened to kill him.


- A woman, name and address not listed, reported at 11 a.m. Friday checks were written in her name.

- Someone reported at 1:20 p.m. Friday a man was walking around Royal Birkdale Drive showing a badge and claiming to be conducting a background investigation. Police looked for the man but did not find him.

- Col-Pump reported theft of copper wires at 4:23 p.m. Friday.

- The highway patrol reported at 11 p.m. Friday a silver Cobalt northbound on state Route 164 from Adams Road was driving recklessly. Police attempted to intercept the vehicle at state Route 164 by Southern Terrace but it did not travel through.

- Someone reported at 10:36 p.m. Thursday a man about 21 or 22 years old was inside the Tic Toc store acting suspicious and was possibly intoxicated. Police remained at the store until closing time and there were no problems.



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