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September 23, 2013
Salem News

- Police responded to a report at 1:33 p.m. Sunday of children playing in the street in the 900 block of Arch and not moving for passing vehicles. Several kids were seen near the deadend with adult supervision and were told to refrain from playing in the street.

- A woman in the 1000 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 12:24 p.m. Sunday that her ex-husband came to her residence to get their children for his custody visit, they argued and he took the propane tank off of her grill, so she denied him visitation. He came to the police department to report being denied visitation. After talking with police, she allowed visitation as long as he returned her propane tank, which he did.

- Police responded to a domestic in the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 11:11 a.m. Sunday. The victim was hit in the face by her boyfriend, who does not live there. She refused to pursue charges and he was told to leave. A report will be sent to Children Services since several children were present.

- Police were called at 8:08 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a domestic. There was no evidence of physical violence, only property damage. Officers de-escalated the situation and separated the two, with the male half leaving voluntarily.

- Loud persons were reported at 4:20 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Avenue. Several people sitting on a front porch were told to keep their voices down.

- A loud person was reported at 3:15 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of South Union Avenue where a homeowner was outside talking loudly on her cell phone. She was told to quiet down.

- Police responded to the 100 block of Railroad Street at 2:38 a.m. Sunday to speak to a man who said he received incorrect change earlier in a local bar. An officer spoke to employees who denied any wrongdoing.

- Loud music reported at 12:25 a.m. Sunday on East Sixth Street was turned down.

- City officers assisted Perry Township Police at 12:22 a.m. Sunday with a traffic stop on North Broadway Avenue on a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident in the township.

- A woman was reported standing outside screaming at 11:55 p.m. Saturday at Washington Avenue and Hollyhock, but was not found.

- An officer on patrol at 10:05 p.m. Saturday saw a vehicle in a driveway on West Sixth Street with the passenger door standing wide open and nobody around. No one answered the door at the residence. Nothing appeared damaged or disturbed, with the officer securing the vehicle.

- An anonymous caller at 9:33 p.m. Saturday reported a suspicious person at Walmart. Police located the person in question and he said he was waiting on his girlfriend to finish her shopping.

- Police responded to Cleveland Street at 9:13 p.m. Saturday for a group of juveniles who said several vehicles kept circling around the block as they walked home from downtown and the occupants of the vehicles used squirt guns to squirt them with an unknown substance. The vehicles could not be found.

- An unknown disturbance was reported at 8:45 p.m. Saturday on East Seventh Street and School Street, but nothing was found and no unusual noise was heard.

- Loud music was reported at 8:10 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue. A resident said it was coming from a white Jeep parked in a driveway. The owner was contacted and told to keep the volume down.

- A reckless driver was reported at 7:45 p.m. Saturday on East State Street, but was not found.

- A woman came to the police station at 7:15 p.m. Saturday to report a person known to her stole her identity to open two credit cards in her name. She was going to speak to the person before pursuing the matter. She was told how to cancel the cards.

- Police responded to the 400 block of East Seventh Street after receiving a request at 6:51 p.m. Saturday to check the well-being of a woman the caller said was assaulted. The woman said she had an altercation with her boyfriend, but did not want to pursue anything. She did not need medical attention.

- A woman on North Lincoln Avenue called at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on behalf of her grandmother to report a possible scam on her computer. A message recently appeared on the computer stating they were in violation of some sort of federal law. The message said if they did not send $300 within 48 hours, the computer owner would be prosecuted. They tried rebooting the computer, but the message would not go away and the computer could not be used. She was told not to send any money because the message was a scam linked to a virus/spyware program. The computer will need to be taken to a computer specialist to have the virus removed.

- A fight was reported at 2:16 p.m. Saturday in the 2500 block of East State Street. The parties involved had left, but police located one person and told them the procedure for filing charges. The other parties could not be located.

- A parking complaint was reported at 12:26 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of East State Street, with the vehicle moved.



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