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September 7, 2013
Salem News


- Police responded to the 100 block of South Howard Avenue at 8 a.m. Friday where a truck driver backing into a loading dock pulled a cable line down.

- Police responded to the 200 block of West State Street at 10:08 a.m. Thursday where the complainant advised her vehicle was struck by another vehicle that left the scene. The incident is under investigation.

- Police responded to the 1000 block of East 6th Street for a report of a barking dog at 12:45 p.m. Thursday and the owner advised he would take care of it.

- Police responded to the 900 block of West State Street and Benton Road at 4:27 p.m. Thursday for a two-vehicle accident. The vehicle driven by Eric Myers, 473 E. Euclid St., Salem, was southbound on Benton Road and was struck from behind by the vehicle operated by Brian Schell, 1089 Maple St., Salem, who stopped for the traffic signal. Myers was taken to the hospital and Schell was cited for assured clear distance accident.

- Police responded to the East 3rd Street and Roosevelt Avenue intersection at 4:41 p.m. Thursday where Charles R. Wolfe, 1389 S. Lincoln Ave., #2, was southbound on Roosevelt when a dog got away and ran in front of his motorcycle. Wolfe said he had to lay it down to avoid the dog and he was taken to the hospital and his motorcycle had minor damage.

- Police responded to the 600 block of West Wilson Street at 5:15 p.m. Thursday for a domestic situation in progress and both people were outside and said they were involved in a heated argument. There was no physical violence and both were advised of the options.

- Police responded to the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 6:34 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised a vehicle parked there was damaged on the driver's side by a hit-skip driver.


- Police responded to the Circle K on South Lincoln Avenue at 6:59 a.m. Friday for a report of a reckless driver and checked the parking lot for the suspect vehicle but were unable to locate it.

- Police received a complaint from a resident in the 200 block of North Indiana at 4:29 a.m. Friday advising that every morning between 4 and 5 a.m. a vehicle with a loud exhaust turns around in her driveway and wakes her children. From the description it appears to be a paper delivery and police will attempt to locate them in the coming mornings. The complainant does not want them using her driveway in the future.

- A complainant in the 1600 block of Filmore Avenue heard an unknown person ransacking his vehicle. When he approached the suspect he ran towards Maryland. Police received the call at 12:30 a.m. Friday and the complainant said nothing was missing and there was no description of the suspect. Police checked the area and were unable to locate anyone.

- A complainant reported an unknown person checking her doors and tapping on her windows. Police responded at 11:38 p.m. Thursday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street and were unable to locate anyone.

- Police responded to the 500 block of Taylor Avenue at 8:54 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised there were people throwing up outside. Police were unable to locate any party.

- Police were requested by Salem police at 5:18 p.m. Thursday to assist with a domestic call in the 600 block of West Wilson Street. All the other Salem units were unavailable and police assisted until Salem police cleared the scene.

- Salem police dispatch contacted Perry Township police at 4:18 p.m. Thursday regarding an accident at the US 62/SR45 bypass. There was no accident and all the other intersections around the bypass were checked and there was no accident located. Salem police then received another call for the same accident at Benton Road and West State Street and Salem police responded.

- Police responded to the intersection of Michigan Boulevard and Johnson Avenue at 9:10 a.m. Thursday regarding a report of a child riding a toy unattended in the middle of the road. The child did not know where they lived and had clothes on that were soiled according to the complainant. Prior to arriving, the parent of the child arrived and took possession and confronted the complainant, starting a verbal argument. Police arrived and the child was staying with a grandparent in the 500 block of Michigan Boulevard who said they were in the bathroom and thought the child was in the backyard of the residence.


- Officers were called about a cat that had been struck. They arrived to find a garbage man placing the cat into a carrier and reported it could not walk. The Humane Society was called but could not take the cat since it has no vet on staff. Officers transported the cat to a veterinarian clinic to see if it was microchipped to find its owner, but it was not. The cat had to be euthanized due to its injuries.


- An East Park Avenue woman reported fraud at 10:28 a.m. Thursday.

- Jesse Wilson reported at 11 a.m. Thursday a city vehicle was damaged on Metz Road. Wilson and the other person involved did not wish to file a report.

- Lori Mercer, Fairfield Avenue, reported at 11:34 a.m. Thursday she received a fraudulent check through a Craig's List advertisement.

- Police served a warrant to Daniel Nutt, 23, at Columbiana-Jeep at 3:20 p.m. Thursday. The warrant was through the Mahoning County Sheriff's Office for illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material.

- Bonita L. McDade, Colonial Drive, reported at 5:45 p.m. Thursday that between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday she had backed a 2007 Chevy truck that she was test driving into a pole in the Colonial Drive parking lot, damaging the rear bumper area and tailgate.

- A South Main Street woman reported at 10:18 p.m. Thursday a neighbor came onto her porch and threatened her.

- Police responded to a possible domestic at a South Elm Street home at 11 p.m. Thursday. It was found to be a miscommunication.



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