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April 23, 2013
Salem News


- A woman on Lexington Avenue called at 10:25 p.m. Sunday to speak with an officer about being harassed by persons known to her. She was told her options.

- Someone came to speak to an officer at 9:24 p.m. Sunday about a possible theft that occurred in the city. The person was told options.

- An officer was called at 7:52 p.m. Sunday to the area of West Wilson Street and the railroad crossing for a dirt bike in the alley riding in the road. An officer found the rider in the 300 block riding in an alley and yard. He was told to no longer ride in the alley. He put the bike away for the evening due to the noise it was creating.

- A reckless driver was reported at 7:39 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of East State Street, but no violations were seen after an officer located the vehicle and followed it for several blocks.

- An anonymous person came to the police station at 6:29 p.m. Sunday to turn in a key found on the ground near the car wash at the entrance to Salem Plaza. The key was placed in lost and found.

- Police were called at 6:06 p.m. Sunday to Waterworth Memorial Park for a possible fight near the duck pond and discovered there were two unrelated separate altercations. Officers spoke with a group of a dozen juveniles who said a minor altercation occurred between a male and a female juvenile after she allegedly hit another boy in the stomach. The two were advised to stay away from each other. For the other incident, officers stopped one of the vehicles with people involved, identified the occupants and told them to leave.

- An officer on patrol in the 400 block of Franklin near South Broadway Avenue heard a man yelling and found the man upset and yelling because the horn on his vehicle would not shut off. He was given a verbal warning for using profane language in public. He was able to pull the fuse to stop the horn.

- A motorist flagged down an officer in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 4:08 p.m. Sunday for an alleged reckless operator. The woman had been eastbound on East State Street and said another vehicle pulled north from a side street, South Madison Avenue, then squealed its tires. Officers located the vehicle and spoke to the driver, who confirmed the woman's story, but said the oncoming vehicle had its right turn signal activated and he thought she was turning onto South Madison, so he started to pull out. When he realized the other vehicle was not going to turn, he accelerated to get out of the way. He was told he's responsible to yield the right-of-way even if the other vehicle is signaling to turn. He should have waited to see if the vehicle was actually turning.

- Jordan Sheppard, 18, of Mecca Road, Kensington, was cited for failure to yield after her westbound vehicle on State Street attempted to turn left onto South Howard Avenue and collided with an eastbound vehicle driven by James Mineo, 70, of Saybrook Boulevard, Columbiana, at 4 p.m. Sunday.

- Police were called to a domestic in progress at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the city between a mother and adult daughter with only yelling occurring. The daughter decided to leave.

- Police were called at 3:44 p.m. Sunday to Dunkin' Donuts , 855 W. State St., where employees reported a vehicle in the parking lot on the west side of the drive-thru where people were playing soccer in the drive-thru area . When they were told to stop, they became irate and used obscene language. An officer talked to four people inside who denied the allegation, but said they stopped as soon as they were asked. They were told to move on.

- Police were called at 10:29 a.m. Sunday to Dollar General, 2350 E. State St., for a report of two females inside shoplifting. Police charged Tanya Sudimak, 20, of Alliance, and Molly Stroup, 21, of Hartville, each with theft and took them to the Columbiana County jail after they provided officers with items from their purse that they had not paid for at the store. Sudimak's 2-year-old daughter was with her and she called a friend to pick the child up at the police station.


- A clerk at the Days Inn reported at 11:35 p.m. Sunday seeing a green Blazer parked behind the BP station next door, and the SUV has been there for a while. Police arrived and found no one in the Blazer, and the gas station was also checked and found to be secure.

- The security alarm went off at the Ohio Edison substation on Pritchard Avenue at 7:10 p.m. Sunday. The officer who responded found everything secure.


- Police checked the pro shop at Firestone Farms at 4:24 a.m. Sunday after seeing lights on inside the business. The building was found to be secure and the lights had apparently been left on accidentally.

- Someone reported hearing loud yelling noises at a Quincy Avenue home at 8 a.m. Sunday. Police issued a noise warning to the people inside.

- A West Southern Avenue man reported at 8:44 a.m. Sunday a large black dog was in his yard for more than an hour. Police found the dog and were unable to locate its owner.

- Police received several 911 hang-up calls from a James Street home at noon Sunday. After going to the home it was determined a boy had made the phone calls because his parents were fighting.

- An East Friend Street resident reported at 1:18 p.m. Sunday their credit card that was missing had been used.

- Someone turned in a cell phone and camera found on South Main Street at 4 p.m. Sunday.

- A woman reported at 5:29 p.m. Sunday her boyfriend showed up drunk at her place of business on South Vine Street and they wanted him removed. Police went to the business but the man had already left.

- Police responded to a dispute on Hawkins Lane at 7 p.m. Sunday. No further action was taken.

- Raymond Wuckovich was cited for failure to control after driving his car off the right side of the road and hitting two mailboxes and damaging the landscape of a property on Springfield Road at 7:29 p.m. Sunday. Wuckovich reportedly went off the road because he was distracted while looking for his wallet.

- Edward F. Bartell, 43, Boardman, was arrested and cited for felony OVI and red light following a traffic stop in the Duke and Duchess parking lot at 1:10 a.m. Saturday.

- A woman reported at 12:23 p.m. Saturday she was contacted by someone she has a protection order against while on South Main Street.

- A woman reported at 12:32 p.m. Saturday that while at Circle K she found what she thought was drugs on the floor and picked up the package and handed it to the woman behind the counter and told her to call police. The woman said she was in the store about an hour ago and wondered if the clerk had notified the police department.

- Beaver Township police requested assistance with a structure fire on Renkenberger Road at 1:47 p.m. Friday.

- The highway patrol reported at 10 p.m. Friday they received a report of a possible intoxicated driver who was northbound on state Route 7 from the Middletown area. Police went to the state Route 7 area and looked for the vehicle but it did not travel through.



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