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October 2, 2013
Salem News


- An officer investigated a report of a male juvenile pointing a gun at passing traffic in the 700 block of Columbia Street at 3:43 p.m. Sept. 20. The gun was found to be a plastic toy pistol and was confiscated by the officer.

- An officer spoke with a Somer Street resident regarding her juvenile daughter misbehaving at 6:52 p.m. Sept. 20.

- A resident in the 500 block of Butcher Road reported at 7:19 p.m. Sept. 20 having found a men's bicycle leaning against a fence on his property. The bike was taken to the police station for safekeeping.

- An officer spoke with a Main Street resident at 9:40 a.m. Sept. 22 regarding loose dogs on his property.

- A Columbia Street resident reported at 10:11 a.m. Sept. 22 a woman sitting on her back porch who refused to leave.

- An officer spoke with a High Street resident regarding a telephone scam at 6:54 p.m. Sept. 27.

- An officer responded to a Lisbon Street home at 7:28 p.m. Sept. 29 where a woman reported a man entered the home and went to his bedroom, but that she did not want him there while he was drunk. She said no violence or threats occurred. The officer checked the interior of the home, but found no disturbance.


- Someone reported at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday a suspicious person was in the area of North Main Street heading south in the alley. A Police checked the area but found no one.

- A Firestone Avenue man reported identity theft at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday.

- A woman reported at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday a man was sleeping in his car on the side of state Route 14 with his flashers on.

- A man reported at 3 p.m. Tuesday a gold truck with no exhaust was headed toward town on Lower Elkton Road.

- Patricia K. Lacey, West Main Street, reported at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday she saw a black Cobalt northbound on Middletown Road outside city limits speeding and driving recklessly and it struck a pole and then went sideways in the road and continued on. Police found the vehicle's mirror near the pole and notified the highway patrol.

- Greg Langer reported at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am was disabled in the Ace Hardware parking lot and the business had it towed by AAA. Police notified the vehicle's owner.

- An AT&T employee reported at 6:43 p.m. Tuesday someone removed a display phone from the store in Oakmont Plaza.

- Charges were filed Tuesday on the following city residents for failure to city income tax: Benjamin Curl, Chad Love, Jared Pennell, Jeffrey Hunter and Christopher Canale.


- An East Chestnut Street man asked Saturday for an extra watch on his home because someone he knows has been threatening to vandalize his property.

- Vanessa Porter reported Saturday she wanted Scott Powell to quit trying to call her and her mother. Police contacted Powell, who agreed to quit calling.

- An officer came across someone driving in a reckless manner on North Market Street at 11:46 p.m. Sunday and initiated a traffic stop. The unidentified female driver stated she had come from Columbus and was heading to her parents' home but had grown tired. The driver, who was not drunk, was told the Circle K had coffee if she needed it.

- Gloria Woodburn, East Pine Street Extension, reported at 9:10 a.m. Monday being involved in a number of disputes with her neighbor, Debbie Kidder, including a dispute over the property line. Woodburn was advised this was a civil matter and to call back when an alleged criminal act occurs.

- Darby Billings reported Sept. 23 the driver's side window of his pickup with Kentucky plates was broken while parked on South Market Street. Billings said 100 gallons of diesel fuel with red dye in it were also stolen from the truck bed.

- A woman who lives on East Washington Street reported Friday her 14-year-old daughter was involved in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy. The woman said they had just moved here recently and she did not know the boy had a reputation as a troublemaker. She told the boy to stay from her daughter but he has continued to follow her home from school and have contact with her. Police spoke with her daughter about staying away from him and then advised the boy and his mother the same.

-Cathy DeFazio reported Saturday finding a Razor scooter at the corner of Prospect and North Market streets.


- Police responded to the 400 block of Benton Road at 11:11 a.m. Monday where the complainant advised of being threatened by three male subjects unknown to him. They pulled into the parking lot in a blue truck and exited the vehicle and harassed and threatened the complainant over items that were stolen from a family member's residence over the weekend and wanted them back. The complainant said they returned to the truck and drove away but not before making a threat to return and harm him if the items were not returned.

- Police assisted Salem police in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a suspicious person. The complainant said a man was standing on their door step. Police checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.

- Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 9:07 p.m. Monday for a report of a man sitting on the door step. After an investigation, Jason R. Monter, 4881 Bandy Road, Homeworth, was arrested for felony theft, criminal trespassing, criminal damaging and an open container and was transported to the county jail.

- A resident in the 1100 block of Liberty Street wanted to speak with an officer at 5:31 p.m. Monday about a neighbor, two houses down the street, who had been using a whistle trying to get their dogs to bark at strange hours of the day and night. Police advised the neighbor to consider the time of night when using the whistle.


- Police responded to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday after receiving a call for a welfare check from the Columbiana County sheriff. Police attempted to contact someone in the residence and a keyholder responded. An intoxicated woman was found in her bedroom and was transported to the hospital.

- Joshua S. Metzgar, 4685 state Route 9, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday after police responded to the 400 block of East 7th Street for a welfare check. He was taken to the county jail.

- Police met with a complainant on station from the 600 block of South Union Avenue at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday who reported a problem with her landlord and was advised it was a civil matter.

- Police responded to the 1000 block of East State Street at 5:07 p.m. Monday where an employee reported a man stole a mobile phone from the display at 4:40 p.m. Information was gathered.

- All the parties involved in a verbal dispute were interviewed after police responded to an unknown problem in the 1800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. All was OK.

- Police responded to the 700 block of East State Street at 6:50 p.m. Monday for a domestic call and two people said they had been threatened by a known man in the building who was gone when police arrived. They were advised of the options.

- Police responded to the 900 block of Prospect Street at 6:53 p.m. Monday, where a man was reported on the front porch. He left in the direction of Kelley Park and when located he said he went to the complainant's residence for a ride. He was provided a ride to the 1100 block of Prospect Street and advised to stay there until he sobered up.

- Police received a complaint on station at 7:26 p.m. Monday from a female who wanted a report documenting threats made to her by her husband whom she is divorcing.

A woman came on station at 8:06 p.m. Monday to report ongoing problems with an individual calling her and sending her harassing text messages. Police spoke to the suspect and advised him that charges could result.

- Police responded to the 400 block of East 7th Street at 9:07 p.m. Monday where the complainant advised she believes a female suspect known to her stole her prescription medication from the residence. Police will make an attempt to contact the suspect.

- A complainant in the 500 block of East 4th Street advised police at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday that unknown persons were knocking on his windows. Police checked the area but were unable to locate anyone.

- Police responded to the 1700 block of East 3rd Street at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday where the complainant advised that a known man sent him threatening text messages due to damage to his house. The person showed up at his residence and tried opening the back door and the other person denied making the threats and was advised to stay away.

- Police responded to the 300 block of West 4th Street at 1:41 a.m. Tuesday and placed a red tag on the door for a barking dog.

- Police responded to the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday where the complainant advised a man struck a female and another female struck the man. The complainant advised the three ran westbound on 3rd St. Police located the three and found them yelling in the 100 block of E. 3rd St. The confirmed they were the ones saying there had been an argument after returning from a local bar. They denied that it turned physical.



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