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February 21, 2013
Salem News


- A resident in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported a possible prowler at 11:16 p.m. Tuesday, but officers checked the exterior of the residence and found no signs of a prowler.

- Police responded to the 1800 block of Monroe for a dispute reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday between residents, making contact with a boyfriend and girlfriend who said a verbal dispute developed over shared financial issues. No threats or violence occurred. The domestic violence laws were explained, along with procedures for eviction.

- A woman on West 16th Street reported at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday that her daughter who had run away over the weekend had returned home. An officer spoke with the daughter and she said she was at her father's residence.

- Police responded to a report of a combative patient at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday inside the emergency department at Salem Community Hospital. The male was placed in restraints by hospital staff and officers cleared without incident.

- Police were called at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of Washington Avenue for an alleged assault. Both people involved made allegations that the other had struck them, but neither appeared to have been struck or injured. Both said the argument developed over a cigarette. The argument escalated and they both began throwing property belonging to the other person out the window. The domestic violence laws were explained and they were told to stay away from each other for the evening.


- Debbie Kyser was at the Lepper Library on Feb. 8 doing her and her children's taxes on one of the library computers. When Kyser walked up to the front counter to collect her paperwork she learned her taxes had been mistakenly given to another woman who had also printed out some items. The library clerk said they knew the other woman and would contact her, but Kyser had not heard back from her as of Tuesday. Kyser is worried about all of the personal information on the tax forms, and she has already been to the bank to cancel her old account and start a new one.

- An officer on patrol in the alley behind the Valley View convenience store at 9:55 p.m. Tuesday noticed the door open to a large storage shed. David Halverstadt was contacted and said he would check on the unit in the morning.


- Someone reported at 10 a.m. Tuesday a wheel came off a vehicle at Pugh and Elm streets. AAA was notified.

- A woman reported at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday a tan/beige Lincoln Town Car was eastbound on Duquesne and turned south onto Fairfield Avenue and almost t-boned her vehicle and then followed her traveling at very high speeds and driving erratically. Police attempted to follow the vehicle but it fled city limits.

- Police stood by while officers and sheriff's deputies took a man in custody at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 11 for a bank robbery in the East Liverpool area.

- Someone reported at 9:59 p.m. Tuesday a man was walking his dog and allowing it to defecate in a yard at Harmony Village.

- Someone reported at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday two suspicious men with hooded sweatshirts were walking on Metz Road. Police checked the area but did not see the men.



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