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March 4, 2013
Salem News


- Police responded to an Orchard Bend Drive home at 10:33 p.m. Friday where a resident reported that his neighbor saw someone in a red full size truck strike the complainant's mailbox and then leave the area. Officers found the vehicle with damage corresponding to that of the mailbox in the 1700 block of Meadow Drive. The owner, Scott A. Roberts, 41, 1775 Meadow Drive, said that he thought he had hit a rock. He was cited for reasonable control.

- Someone reported at 8:08 a.m. Saturday that someone overnight had attempted to break into a 100 block North Ellsworth Avenue business through the back patio wooden doors, damaging two doors but failing to gain entry.

- William E. Tomlin, 19, 585 Columbia St. C, Salem, was cited for possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop on Highland Avenue at 9:33 a.m. Saturday for no front license plate.

- Jenelle A. Miley, 21, 39 Main St., Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign following a two-vehicle crash on East Pershing Street at 10:32 a.m. Saturday in which she was northbound at the stop sign on South Madison Avenue and allegedly pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Lynn T. Kralj, 51, Youngstown. No injuries were reported.

- Employees of a business in the 200 block of East Second Street reported at 11:59 a.m. Saturday that someone overnight had thrown eggs at the front window. There were also reported overnight eggings at a home in the 1300 block of Carole Drive, a vehicle in the 1900 block of Fairview Court and a business at the Broadway Plaza.

- A Georgetown-Damascus Road resident reported on station at 2:26 p.m. Saturday that a tenant in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue would not let him in to place a dehumidifier in a bedroom. He was advised that an officer could not force the tenant to let him in, but to call back if there was any further issue. The man called back at 2:43 p.m. to report that the tenant had slammed the door in his face. An officer responded and spoke with the tenant who stated that the landlord had not given a 24-hour notice as per the lease agreement, so would not be let into the home. The landlord denied such an agreement in the lease. The officer advised that nothing further could be done at that time.

- An officer responded to the Butcher Road cul-de-sac at East Pershing Street at 7:50 p.m. Saturday for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The officer could not find the vehicle, but found three rolls of carpet that had been dumped.

- An officer on patrol was flagged down in the 200 block of South Lundy Avenue at 7:50 p.m. in regards to persons exposing themselves in the 200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The officer responded to the area and spoke with several people, one of whom stated he was wearing two pairs of pants and had pulled down the outside pair to reach the pockets of the inside pair, but that he had not exposed himself in any way. He was advised to be more careful of his actions in the future.

- A North Lincoln Avenue resident reported on station at 8:28 p.m. Saturday that she had been assaulted in the 100 block of South Lundy Avenue.

- A patrolling officer observed a 28-year-old man with an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office for failure to appear walking in the area of East Fourth Street and North Broadway Avenue at 1:47 a.m. Sunday. While at the station, the man began having seizures and was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.

- An officer responded to a North Madison Avenue home at 1:55 a.m. Sunday in reference to an assault, but the complainant was highly intoxicated and became uncooperative. The complainant's father stated that they didn't wish to pursue the matter, but did not want the assailant to return.

- Thomas O. Binion, Mineral Ridge, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop on East Wilson Street for fictitious plates at 2:02 a.m. Sunday.

- An officer responded to a Park Avenue home at 2:16 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported a person had been calling and threatening him regarding the person's brother getting arrested earlier that evening.

- Police responded to the 600 block of Perry Street at 2:53 a.m. Sunday for a report of two men in a white vehicle who appeared to be looking into other vehicles. Officers were unable to find the vehicle in question.

- An officer responded to a 600 block Olive Street home at 4:03 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported an unknown man had followed him onto his back porch and demanded his wallet. He said a brief struggle ensued and the man fled in an unknown vehicle after failing to get the wallet.

- Police responded to the 1700 block of East Third Street at 4:11 a.m. Sunday for a report of a man walking and crawling in the middle of the street. Officers found him near Roosevelt Avenue still in the middle of the roadway. He stated that he was looking for his backpack, but that he was almost to his destination on Madison Avenue. He was advised to stay on the sidewalk.

- It was reported at 2:28 p.m. Sunday that someone at an unknown time had cut approximately 6 inches of wires from a utility pole in the 600 block of Jennings Avenue.

- A West Pershing Street woman reported at 3:26 p.m. Sunday that she had been receiving threats of harm and death to her and other family members from her sister's boyfriend in Tennessee regarding things the sister had told him about treatment toward her at the home. An attempt to contact the boyfriend was unsuccessful. The woman was advised to contact the police jurisdiction in which the boyfriend lives.



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