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July 26, 2013
Salem News


- A Howard Avenue woman reported at 12:51 a.m. Wednesday a juvenile was being unruly at the home.

- Police warned a juvenile for being at the park after hours at 4:38 a.m. Wednesday. The officer then gave the child a ride home.

- A North Main Street woman reported receiving harassing phone texts at 9:32 a.m. Wednesday.

- A woman reported at 11:23 a.m. Wednesday a semi parked near the Sandwich Factory was causing a view obstruction. Police checked the area but the semi was gone.

- Police went to the park at 1:54 p.m. Wednesday on a report that some older kids in Funland were pushing around younger kids. Police found several older kids running around playing tag and may have possibly knocked one of the younger ones down. The kids were warned to take their game elsewhere.

- A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday a domestic was happening at a neighbor's home. Police went to the home and the dispute was resolved and the woman left with her property.

- A Columbiana Manor Apartments man reported at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday his sister's ex-boyfriend took her keys and would not leave the home.

- A woman reported at 9:46 p.m. Wednesday five male teens approached her house to sell Columbiana Clipper cards and then ran off. Police located the group near Woodland and Fairfield Avenue and cautioned them not to sell tickets after dark.


- Two Dollar General employees reported at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday a woman comes into the store several times during the week and leaves her child and possibly an infant unattended in the vehicle on hot days.


- Police were called at 6 a.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for an alarm and found the exterior of the property secure.

- William G. Wildman, 39, of 893 E. Fifth St., was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after a traffic stop at 4:06 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Circle K West, in the 700 block of West State Street. Police initiated the stop after noticing the license plate light was out and the registration came back to a different vehicle. Wildman reported he had just purchased the vehicle.

- Police responded at 2:41 a.m. Thursday to the Circle K West parking lot, 780 W. State St., for a possible intoxicated man inside the store. The clerk was concerned he was going to drive his vehicle after leaving, describing the vehicle as a red Dodge Ram truck with a trailer on the back. An officer saw the vehicle leaving the lot and followed it for several blocks, seeing no traffic violations. The vehicle was parked and the driver went inside a residence on Sixth Street.

- Elaine Jenkins reported at 2:17 a.m. Thursday that unknown people entered her unsecured vehicle while it was parked in a lot in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue and stole multiple items, including a laptop computer, cell phone, iPod and video game device.

- A caller at 2 a.m. Thursday reported car alarms going off in the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and Eighth Street, but police checked the area and found no alarms going off or anyone outside.

- Edward Little, of the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue, reported at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday that unknown people had thrown items at his residence and fled the area. He said it's part of an ongoing problem.

- Police were called at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday to assist the fire department at the Side Door bar on South Broadway Avenue for an electrical complaint.

- An officer on patrol at 10 p.m. Wednesday saw a firework explosion behind the Side Door bar on South Broadway Avenue. The person throwing the item was not found.

- A possible dispute was reported at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue where the caller said a man appeared to have a woman on the ground in a headlock, possibly assaulting her. Officers arrived and made contact with both parties. They were just playing around and said all was fine.

- Loud music was reported at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue, but nothing was heard when officers checked the area.

- A barking dog was reported at 9:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Jones Drive. An officer could hear the dog, but could not make contact with the owner, so a warning tag was left on the door.

- An ATV was reported on the road in the area of Sixth Street and Vine Avenue at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle was found off the road and the operator told to keep off of the road.

- A vehicle was reported parked in a no parking zone Wednesday night on Homewood Avenue near Home Circle. The driver was contacted and moved the vehicle.

- An officer on patrol at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday saw an unsafe vehicle with several equipment violations in the area of West Pershing Street and South Howard Avenue after the driver had been warned about the violations. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver, John C. Taylor, 42, of 597 Walnut St., was cited for unsafe vehicle, a turn signal violation and possession of marijuana. His passenger, Mark Conroy, 44, of 1204 E. Third St., was cited for open container.

- Police responded to an alarm activation on Edgewood Drive at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, with the exterior found secure. The keyholder responded to reset the alarm.

- Officers were called at 3:56 p.m. Wednesday to East Fourth Street regarding a sexual imposition complaint. The woman did not want anything done, just a report.

- A security person at a facility on North Lincoln Avenue called at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday to report juveniles riding a minibike on the property. The juveniles were found at an East Third Street residence and told to keep the bike on their property. They asked about riding in the alley or on the sidewalk and were told to ride just in their back yard. Security said it was the fourth time and questioned if the bike could be taken from the juveniles. The officer said not at this time, but if it continues, it may be taken at some point.

- Melissa McLean, 42, of Lisbon Road, Leetonia, was cited for assured clear distance after the westbound vehicle she was driving at 1:01 p.m. Wednesday on East Pershing Street struck the rear of another westbound vehicle driven by Tonya Albaugh, 31, of Newgarden Avenue, who was slowed or stopped in traffic near Charter One Bank. No injuries were reported.

- A woman on West Pershing Street reported at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday that her neighbor lady came to her residence and said she was thrown out again by her live-in boyfriend and told not to come back. The woman contacted the boyfriend who then began to call her names and make threats. An officer contacted him and he denied it all. The neighbor lady wasn't around, but when contacted later, said all was fine.



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