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April 9, 2013
Salem News


- Suspicious activity was reported at 2:51 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of East School Street. An officer talked to two males in the area who said they heard nothing and wouldn't want anyone using bad language around the little ones. They said they would keep an ear out for any such activity.

- Police were called at 1:35 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of Cherry Street for a report of a small child in the road. No one was found, but a small girl and her mother were notified of the complaint. The mother said one of the pets got out of the house and the girl retrieved it.

- Evan Wooding, 26, of 1723 E. Third St., was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 11:35 a.m. Monday.

- Eric Wolford called at 10:14 a.m. Monday to report damage to the sign at a business in the 900 block of West State Street, done sometime over the weekend. The sign is 20 feet high in the air. No other damage was seen, only possible tire tracks coming off of Benton Road by the base of the sign onto State Street heading west out of town.

- A man in the 1500 block of East Third Street reported at 8:47 a.m. Monday that sometime overnight, an unknown person entered one of his vehicles at the rear of the residence in a driveway and removed some change, cash and sunglasses.

- A woman in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 7:48 a.m. Monday that her vehicle was broken into overnight and ransacked, with some change missing.

- A resident in the 500 block of Washington Avenue called at 1:21 a.m. Monday to request removal of a female who was found on the front porch by police. The man did not want her on the property. Officers gave her a ride to the station so she could attempt to secure a ride home to Washingtonville.

- An officer at 11:43 p.m. Sunday located a key chain with a house key and cards attached on Bank Street, with the key chain placed in lost and found.

- A caller at 11:03 p.m. Sunday reported a possible intoxicated driver in the area of Southeast Boulevard and Franklin Avenue. An officer passed the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The driver was not intoxicated but had a suspended driver's license. Angel Phillips, 36, whose last known address was Lee Avenue, Lisbon, was cited for failure to reinstate. The vehicle owner, Sarah Sines, 29, of Senior Street, Washingtonville, was in the vehicle and cited for wrongful entrustment. While conducting an inventory of the vehicle, an item related to another case was recovered from the glove box.

- A domestic was reported at 10:39 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Aetna Street. The situation was a verbal dispute between a parent and his juvenile stepdaughter, with items thrown around the home, but no physical altercation. The juvenile stepdaughter left for the evening to stay with another family member. Police returned to the residence later for another dispute, but there was no problem.

- Police were called to the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 10:13 p.m. Sunday for a possible altercation in progress, located several people in a back yard, but found no dispute. A male was distraught over relationship issues. His mother was on the scene and fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance arrived and he was taken to Salem Community Hospital by KLG.

- Police were called at 10:10 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of East Perry Street for a domestic in progress. Officers spoke with both people involved in a verbal dispute over custody issues. There was no physical violence.

- A domestic was reported at 10:05 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers spoke with the people involved and determined a woman had a verbal dispute with her adult son over household issues.

- Police were called at 8:40 p.m. Sunday to Centennial Park for possible drug activity. A vehicle with suspects was located, but there was no criminal activity.

- Police were called at 5:17 p.m. Sunday for a possible wanted person at Walmart on East State Street, but the person identified was not the wanted person.

- A woman on East Pershing Street reported at 4:43 p.m. Sunday that her child's father followed her home from the park and instigated an argument. She told him to leave and he left in truck in a reckless manner.

- Police were called to the Walmart parking lot for a private property crash at 4:36 p.m. Sunday, with an unoccupied vehicle struck. The driver of the second vehicle did not stop after hitting the vehicle. The incident was under investigation.

- A city resident at 4:17 p.m. Sunday requested information on how to evict someone from her residence.

- A woman at 3:49 p.m. Sunday reported a cell phone either lost or stolen at a business in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue.


- A resident in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported a telephone and text message harassment complaint at 10:44 p.m. Sunday. An officer contacted the persons sending the messages and told them to stop.

- Lindsay Shasteen, of the 1100 block of West Perry Street, called at 8:48 p.m. Sunday to report someone punctured the sidewalls of two tires on her friend's vehicle while it was parked at the rear of her apartment building.

- Police were called at 4:17 p.m. Sunday to a domestic dispute at an Andrew Avenue property. The female said the altercation took place outside of the township while enroute to the residence. She was told a complaint should be filed with the appropriate jurisdiction if she wanted documentation. The domestic violence laws were explained to both the male and the female and the consequences of a return call. They agreed to separate within the home for the evening.

- Two people arrived at the township police station at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, with the driver requesting an ambulance for the passenger who was in obvious distress. An ambulance took the person to the hospital.

- Police were called at noon Sunday to the 1100 block of Elberon Avenue for an unwanted person at a residence. The person had already left before police arrived. The caller reported having problems with an ex-boyfriend's mother. An officer spoke with her via telephone and told her to stay off of the property.

- Police were called at 12:22 a.m. Sunday for a report of juveniles running through the yards in the 1100 block of Prospect Street, with no juveniles found.


- An officer investigated a report of trash cans being moved from the curb to the middle of the street on Chestnut and Walnut streets at 2:47 a.m. April 1.

- A caller reported multiple juveniles were walking around a vacant house in the 700 block of Columbia Street at 6:06 p.m. Friday.

- An officer responded to the the St. Patrick's Church on Main Street in reference to a broken window at 8:35 a.m. Saturday.

- An officer responded to a vandalism complaint at the Leetonia K-12 campus at 1:03 p.m. Saturday.

- A 300 block Somer Street resident reported at 7:49 p.m. Saturday someone had stolen stolen from a vehicle at the residence.



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