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August 5, 2013
Salem News

- Flora Quetot, Carter Road, New Waterford, reported her husband received a call from someone saying they were from Capital One and that they owed $3,059. The Quetots realized this was a scam and she called the real Capital One, which told her to file a report.

- Jason Larue, Salem Grange Road, Salem, reported receiving several phone calls from Jamaica, and the caller kept insisting he had won $850,000. Larue hung up but the person kept calling back.

- Eric Haniski, Metz Road, Columbiana, reported Thursday receiving harassing calls from Keith Goodman over $600 owed Eva Salsberry for work done last year, but Haniski said Salsberry was employed by the business before it was leased to him. The parties were advised this was a civil dispute.

- Norman Frye, Dutchtown School Road, Rogers, reported Thursday he traded vehicles with someone named Mark on Craigslist and now Mark is unhappy with the deal and threatening to come to his house. The deputy called Mark and told him if he had a problem with the trade to contact an attorney.

- Gina Byers, a clerk at the Family Dollar store in Lisbon, reported Friday being paid with a counterfeit $50 bill after it failed the pen test. The deputy took the bill to the Huntington National Bank where the customer said they received it, and bank officials confirmed it was legitimate.

- Lorna Jones, Depot Road, Lisbon, reported Friday Gary Fisher Jr., the father of her children, was calling and saying he wanted to see the children even though there is no court order allowing him to do so. Jones was told to call back if he should show up.

- Gary Holloway, Brookfield Avenue, Lisbon, reported at 2:19 a.m. Saturday he was walking in his door when he heard someone address him in a derogatory manner. Holloway turned around and was punched in the face by someone, who then fled.

- Brandon Newman, no address listed, called Saturday to ask if he could get in trouble for firing a Civil War replica cannon. When he has done so in the past Newman has advised his neighbors beforehand, and this time one neighbor said they intended to call the sheriff's office. Newman was told he could be in trouble if the percussion from the blast caused any damage, or he could be charged if the cannon was fired late at night.

- Natasha Burkey, First Street, Hanoverton, reported Friday her estranged husband had left their son home alone while at his father's home, and she wanted to go get him but expected trouble because he was home now. The deputy spoke to the father/husband, who said everything was fine, but he did not want Burkey showing up with her boyfriend or there could be problems. The deputy then spoke with the son, who said he had a friend staying over and they were playing. When asked if he wanted to go with his mother, the boy said he preferred to stay with his father and friend. Burkey was advised of this but she said she wanted a report for her attorney.

- Bryan Devore, state Route 154, Rogers, reported Saturday receiving harassing calls from Peggy King, and the deputy left a message on King's answering machine telling her about the complaint and the possible consequences if she continued calling.

- Jessica Geiselman, Stump Road, Minerva, reported Saturday she purchased a puppy on Craigslist for $75 and now the seller wants more money. Upon further research, Geiselman determined this was a scam.



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