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May 24, 2013
Salem News


- Township police are investigating a pedestrian/motor vehicle accident which was reported at 7:41 p.m. Wednesday in the Fresh Mark parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue. Lance Dangelo, 22, of Seigler Road, Salineville, was struck by a vehicle allegedly driven by a relative and was taken by KLG ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown. The fire department also responded to the scene. Police Chief Mike Emigh said it appears the incident may have been a domestic, relaying that the relative took Dangelo to work at Fresh Mark and they had an argument in the vehicle. He got out and the relative drove around the parking lot and he may have tried to jump on the vehicle. He said it appeared the relative swerved to try to avoid him. Det. Steve Smith was reviewing video footage.

- A State Boulevard resident responded to the township police station at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday to report a ring stolen from the residence. After a short investigation, the ring was located and recovered.

- Police were called at 8:24 a.m. Wednesday to the 1900 block of Allen Road to dispatch a nuisance raccoon caught in a trap. Police disposed of the remains.

- A caller at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday reported a tree across the road, blocking traffic on Chestnut Grove Road. Officers were able to move the tree off of the road and into the ditch, with the road department called to remove the tree.

- A domestic was reported at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street where police learned there was an argument, but no physical violence took place and no threats were made. The male half of the argument said he was staying at a relative's residence for the night.

- Roy Anstine, 59, of Atwater, was cited for assured clear distance after his eastbound pickup struck the rear of another eastbound pickup driven by David Johnston, 24, of West Calla Road, who was stopped in traffic waiting for a vehicle to turn into a driveway on U.S. Route 62 at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday.

- Police were called to Painter Road Tuesday morning for construction equipment blocking the view of a resident attempting to back out of his driveway. An officer asked the construction worker to move the truck.


- A domestic was reported at 7:44 a.m. Thursday in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard where a man was upset that his live-in girlfriend was trying to evict him. The eviction process was explained to both of them. The man left to avoid further problems.

- A man in the 600 block of East Third Street reported at 4:55 a.m. Thursday that his neighbors were playing music loud, but turned it down before police arrived.

- A dispute was reported between a landlord and tenant at 3:26 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of East Fifth Street. The tenant was told it's a civil matter and given options.

- A possible domestic was reported at 12:02 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of West State Street near the overpass bridge. A woman reported having an argument with her boyfriend, who left before police arrived. No physical violence occurred and he concurred when an officer made contact with him. They went their separate ways.

-A barking dog was reported at 11:13 p.m. Wednesday on North Madison Avenue, with the owner saying he would take care of the problem.

- A man on East Third Street reported at 10:21 p.m. Wednesday that his juvenile son ran away from home again, noting he left for school that morning and had not returned home. He had contact with him via phone. A missing/runaway report was filed.

- An officer on patrol at 8:39 p.m. Wednesday noticed a vehicle parked at a business on Legacy Lane with the windows down. The keyholder was contacted to secure it.

- Officers responded to a security alarm at a closed business in the 2400 block of East State Street at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday, with the exterior checked and found secure.

- Police responded to the 400 block of Franklin at 9:24 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man in a white tank top running through back yards. Officers spoke with several witnesses who said they confronted the man who allegedly told them he was spying on a friend who lives nearby. Police were unable to locate anyone.

- A caller at 8:17 p.m. Wednesday reported a white Mitsubishi operating recklessly in the 1200 block of East Sixth Street near the high school. Police did not locate the vehicle, although they saw one similar parked on Fourth Street and determined it was not the car in question.

- A man on Sugartree Alley reported an ongoing problem at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday with a known male in an SUV harassing him via text messages and allegedly stalking him and a female companion in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and Sugartree Alley. The vehicle was not located.

- Police were called at 7:19 p.m. Wednesday for a domestic dispute in the 400 block of South Union Avenue where they discovered just an argument over personal issues.

- A barking dog was reported in the 800 block of East Fourth Street at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. The resident was advised and said he would take care of the problem.

- A caller reported a large brown and white pit bull mix running at large at 5:42 p.m. Wednesday, but the dog was not found.

- A woman responded to the police station at 5:34 p.m. Wednesday to report a suspicious man had gone to her workplace in the Broadway Plaza when she wasn't there and began asking other employees questions about her. He then provided several notes asking to have her call him. She provided the notes to police who will make contact and tell him to stop bothering her.

- A man came to the police station at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday to report possible identity theft. He said someone charged $16 to FCI on his credit card on April 24 and he was unfamiliar with the transactions and did not know how it occurred or who did it.

- Dylan Spiker, 23, of 496 Euclid St., was taken into custody on an active warrant from Canfield Police during an investigation at 4:49 p.m. Wednesday for a minor traffic accident in the 900 block of West State Street. He was identified and the warrant was found.

- The well-being of a woman in the 800 block of East Third Street was checked at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. She was okay.

- A school bus and a car sustained minor damage after an accident at 4:13 p.m. Wednesday at High Street and North Madison Avenue when both were attempting turns. A Salem school bus driven by Vicki Brewer was attempting to turn right from High Street onto Madison while a car driven by Judith Groves, 62, of Spring Street, was attempting to turn left onto High Street from Madison at the same time. The left rear of the bus struck the left rear of the car while both were making their turns. No injuries were reported. Two children were on the bus. No citations were listed.

- A woman in the 900 block of Morris Avenue reported at 3:44 p.m. Wednesday that she had a male friend visiting whom she asked to leave several times and he refused. Officers spoke to him and he agreed to leave.

- A woman on East Ninth Street reported at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday that a male she knows has been continuously calling and texting her, showing up at her residence and other places she goes. She was concerned and felt he's establishing a stalking pattern. She was told how to seek a protection order.


Gary R. Wadlow II, 30, Massillon, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office and driving under suspension following a traffic stop for marked lanes on state Route 14 at Seacrist Road at 7:29 a.m. Wednesday.


- An officer on patrol saw an open door at the Family Video at 2:37 a.m. Wednesday. The key holder was contacted and reset the alarm.

- An officer saw some persons in the rear of a garage loading bikes on West Park Avenue at 2:41 a.m. Wednesday and spoke with a man, who reported having just gotten off work and was loading up some items.

- The lock at the AT&T store in the Oakmont Plaza was damaged Sunday evening by someone trying to break into the store.

- A caller reported he was driving on state Route 344 at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday when he saw woman who appeared to be unresponsive on her front porch. Police arrived and saw her unresponsive on the porch but were unable to get to her because of dogs in the front yard. A relative was contacted to control the dogs, and an ambulance was summoned.

- A caller reported seeing someone driving recklessly on state Route 14 in a GMC Envoy at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday. An officer stopped the vehicle and discovered the driver was having a possible reaction to a new medication. A family member arrived and picked him up.

- A man reported a blue or black Malibu made several trips on South Elm Street and into the Pump Co. property at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday, which he found suspicious.

- A caller reported a man threw a brick at a woman outside her residence at 262 S. Elm St. at 1:10 a.m. Tuesday.

Vivan Stokes, Timberline Drive, reported Tuesday receiving harassing phone calls, resulting in trespassing and phone harassment charges being filed against Nick Cosma Jr. of Salem.

- An open door was found on a vacant residence at 130 Pittsburgh St. at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday.

- A person by the name of Keschock reported there was activity at a vacant home at 253 state Route 14 at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. He said there were juveniles in a vehicle at the address since 3 p.m.

- A caller reported there was an odor from Columbiana Floral at 10:16 p.m. Tuesday.

-A woman called at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday concerned about her mother arriving home after her mother left Bojangles on state Route 14 in the company of a man. The daughter called back to say she had made contact with her mother, and everything was fine.


- An East Lincoln Way woman reported Thursday her upstairs neighbor has dogs that have been barking for the past couple of days, which is about the last time she saw the owner leave, and the owner has not been back since. Police spoke with someone else, who said they were caring for the dogs every day. The person said the dogs only bark when someone comes to the door.

- Don from L & G Repair called at 9:44 a.m. Wednesday in regard to an irate customer who refused to leave. Don called back to say everyone had calmed down, but police responded anyway and spoke with a man who said he would be back to pick up his lawn mower.

- Someone reported Wednesday that every day between 4 and 11 p.m. there is a blue van that parks in the Lisbon Pediatric parking lot with two cats inside. Police said they check the lot during that period.

- Aetna Health Care called at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday to report receiving a call from a West Spruce Street residence, but all they could hear was breathing. Police and an ambulance responded.

- A caller reported a white vehicle was parked in the county fair campgrounds off Saltwell Road at 1 p.m. Wednesday, and it appears as if the man is sleeping. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

- A woman reported Wednesday his 11-year-old son was bitten by a neighbor's dog on East Washington Street, and they are concerned whether he needed to get shots. The dog's owner told police her pet had its shots and provided proof. The owner also said she would do something after being told she cannot have a dog in town that bites.

- A caller reported someone in a silver Silverado was driving north toward town on Steubenville Pike at 12:04 a.m. Thursday and a person in the truck was yelling for help. An officer waited for the vehicle to enter Lisbon but it never did, while county sheriff's deputies began looking for it.

- Police were asked to check on the well being of someone who is staying above the Lazy Lounge on West Lincoln Way at 12:11 a.m. Thursday. The person met them at the door and was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

- Police were called to the Days Inn at 4:40 a.m. Thursday in regard to a woman who had became ill and was unable to drive herself to the hospital.



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