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May 6, 2013
Salem News


- A Hanoverton resident reported at 12:47 p.m. Saturday that someone stole his cell phone while at a bank in the 2800 block of East State Street.

- An officer responded to a report of a child on a roof in the 600 block of East Seventh Street at 3:27 p.m. Saturday and found an 11-year-old boy with his father. The father was advised of the complaint.

- An officer responded to a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 3:30 p.m. Saturday and found it to be a verbal dispute between a man and a woman. Neither wished to pursue charges against the other.- Judson T. Edling, 992 Jennings Ave., Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office after a patrolling officer observed him a parking lot in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 6:43 p.m. Saturday.

- Officers on patrol at 6:50 p.m. Saturday found toilet paper strung in the trees in the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue.

- Officers responded to a reported fight in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue at 8:54 p.m. Saturday and found a verbal altercation in the alley between West Wilson and West Pershing streets regarding one man calling another man's daughter an obscenity. The men were warned to stay away from each other.

The man with the daughter called officers back at 9:25 p.m. the same night to report that the other man, who has a history of harassing him, had followed his daughter from the downtown area shouting obscenities at her after he nearly struck another vehicle while driving around her while she was walking.

- Michael R. Brown, 22, 1294 Carole Drive, Salem, was arrested for operating a vehicle intoxicated following a traffic stop on South Lincoln Avenue and Franklin Street at 2:02 a.m. Sunday. His passenger, Brandon C. Craig, 18, 594 E. Third St., Salem, was arrested for underage consumption.

- Police responded to a 500 block East Third Street home at 5:01 a.m. Sunday where a resident reported her son was out of control and bleeding from an unknown injury. Officers found the son upstairs at the home and determined the injury to his hand was from him punching something prior to arriving home. He was transported to the Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.


- Barbara Chamberlain reported at 10:16 a.m. Saturday some kids were running into East Washington Street approaching cars and swinging a tree branch at them as they passed.

- Police responded to a burglar alarm at Specialty Employment and Retirement Center at 7 p.m. Saturday. The building was secured and no problems were found.

- A West Lincoln Way woman reported at 5 p.m. Saturday her 15-year-old daughter was being harassed by a 21-year-old man they know in Salineville she already has a court order against.

- An East Chestnut Street woman reported at 5:59 p.m. Saturday two people were fighting nearby. Police spoke with Taylor Willard and Sarah Tunnat who admitted to arguing over a four-wheeler that is being stored at someone else's home. The women said no physical violence took place during the argument and agreed to leave each other alone for the evening.

- Marra Brown requested police remove a woman from the West Washington Street home at 3:36 a.m. Sunday. Police spoke with the woman who agreed to leave with her male friend.

- An East Chestnut Street man reported at 11 a.m. Sunday a dog was chasing people and acting aggressive toward them on East Chestnut Street. Police contacted the dog's owners and told them to keep the dog confined.

- Nick Stacey, East Washington Street, reported at 2 p.m. Sunday a woman he knows took his vehicle while he was sleeping.


- Someone reported at 12:44 a.m. Saturday that while walking on South Main Street someone in front of Shellabella's restaurant threatened to beat them up. Police checked the area and found no one.

- A Timberline Drive resident reported fraud at 10:48 a.m. Saturday.

- A female driver for Paul's Taxi out of Salem reported at 12:20 p.m. Saturday she was contacted by an unknown man who requested a cab at Park Court apartments and when she arrived the man said the ride was not needed for him, but for his grandmother to go to Walmart. The driver spoke with the elderly woman, who seemed confused of the situation and was unaware of any trips to Walmart. Police advised the driver it appeared to be a scam to get money wired.

- A New Waterford resident reported at 2:47 p.m. Saturday he parks his personal truck at the 7&14 truck stop while he is on the road and that when he recently returned from a three-week trip he realized his license plates had been swapped for someone else's. Police found the plates on his vehicle had been entered as stolen by the county sheriff's office. His own plates were then reported as stolen as well.

- A Fairfield Avenue resident reported fraud at 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

- A West Salem Street man reported property and telephone harassment at 8:31 p.m. Saturday.

- A woman requested extra police patrol near her home on North Main Street at 9 p.m. Saturday after she saw four teens at the front door trying the door handle the night before.

- A man reported at 9:19 p.m. Saturday he wanted his ex-girlfriend to leave the home on East Friend Street. Police stood by with the woman until her ride arrived and she left.

- The highway patrol reported at 5 p.m. Friday a maroon Subaru was driving erratically southbound on state Route 46 from state Route 165. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

- A woman reported at 6:22 p.m. Friday an unknown man pulled into her driveway at Manor Drive, entered the home and then ran around the house to the neighbor's while a woman remained in the vehicle in the driveway. Police spoke with the man who said he was looking for a friend's house and had opened the screen door to knock and never entered the home.

- Someone reported at 7 p.m. Friday items were stolen from a North Cross Street home.

- A Crestview school bus driver reported at 9 p.m. Friday someone ran his red lights on Salem Street near Middle Street.

- A South Elm Street woman reported at 11:50 p.m. Friday she was having ongoing issues with neighbors partying late at night the last two nights. Police warned a woman to turn the stereo down.

- Matt Stouffer, Columbiana, was arrested for theft of scrap from the city garage at 1:42 p.m. Thursday.

- Someone reported at 4:49 p.m. Thursday a truck towing a motorcycle on state Route 14 had not tail lights and no license plate. Police checked the area but did not find the truck.

- A West Railroad Street woman reported at 5:21 p.m. Thursday a woman in a white Pontiac Sunfire continually runs the stop sign by her home. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.

- Someone reported at 5:37 p.m. Thursday a large brown dog was running at large on South Main Street by Duquesne. A message was left with the dog warden.

- Associated Truck Service requested police help with traffic as the driver of a semi truck turned around on state Route 14 at 6:26 p.m. Thursday. Police shut down a portion of the road for the driver.

- Someone reported at 7 p.m. Thursday a young man just drove into the ditch off County Line Road at Old Saybrook. Police found the driver who pulled off the road to use his phone and got stuck in the wet berm. He did not wish to file a report and no damage was found to his vehicle.

- The county sheriff's office requested assistance with searching a Kelly Park Road home at 11:38 p.m. Thursday for people wanted for burglaries in multiple jurisdictions.



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