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November 4, 2013
Salem News


- Three ATM/debit cards from three separate locations were turned in at the police station Sunday afternoon, with the cards placed in lost and found. One card was found in the ATM at Home Savings, one at Farmers Bank and one at another location, all in the city.

- A man came to the police station at 12:36 p.m. Sunday and wanted to know where his vehicle was. He was not involved in an incident in the city, but an officer was able to locate his vehicle and gave him the appropriate contact numbers.

- Police were called at 12:29 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue where someone busted out the windows of a woman's vehicle while parked in front of a residence. Both the front and back windshields were smashed. The tool that caused the damage was recovered off of the back seat.

- An anonymous caller at noon Sunday reported street signs and other miscellaneous items in the wooded area of Waterworth Memorial Park near the Salem Community Center. Officers checked the area and found the old signs and other trash. The parks department will be notified.

- A vehicle was reported parked on the wrong side of the road in a no parking zone on Monroe at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, but when an officer checked, there were no vehicles in violation.

- Talitha Hormell, 21, of North Broadway Avenue, was cited for failure to control after her westbound vehicle on East State Street attempted to turn left to travel north on Lincoln Avenue and went through a red light and failed to negotiate the turn, striking a southbound van driven by Joshua Culp, 30, of West 10th Street, who was attempting to turn east onto State Street from Lincoln Avenue. No injuries were reported.

- Daron Nesbitt, 34, of 284 E. Fourth St., was cited for a minor misdemeanor of possession of marijuana after police were called to his residence for a domestic at 8:01 a.m. Sunday. Police found the situation was not a domestic, but was unwanted persons. While inside the residence, officers noticed narcotics in plain view, cited Nesbitt and removed the unwanted people.

- A man on Walnut Street reported at 2:08 a.m. Sunday that he recently moved into a friend's residence and she has started to harass him. He was told his options and said he was going to stay somewhere else to avoid further problems.

- Loud music was reported at 1:46 a.m. Sunday in the area of the 300 block of East Third Street. A resident on North Broadway Avenue was notified of the complaint and told to turn down the music. Police had been to the same residence for the same complaint at 1:15 a.m. Sunday.

- A woman on Vine Avenue reported at 1:53 a.m. Sunday that she was assaulted in the parking lot of a Railroad Street property. She said she was pushed from behind and kicked in the back by an unknown person. She didn't see who assaulted her.

- An officer at 1:02 a.m. Sunday saw a vehicle parked at Centennial Park after closing hours. The driver was contacted, advised of the park hours and left without incident.

- A domestic dispute was reported at 11:11 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street. An officer could hear a man and woman yelling at each other and the male's voice escalating as the officer arrived at the door. Due to safety concerns, the officer announced police and immediately opened the door of the apartment. A boyfriend and girlfriend were having an argument. No threats or violence occurred and both were told the consequences and potential for arrest if officers had to return.

-A vehicle was reported parked in a no parking zone on West 13th Street at 8:12 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle was partially on the front yard of a property in the 200 block. Contact was made at the residence and someone said the vehicle would be moved to the driveway.

- Police were called at 5:59 p.m. Saturday to Monroe Street for illegally parked vehicles on the south side of the street. No parking violations were seen by police.

- A caller at 4:32 p.m. Saturday reported a person to be removed from a residence in the 100 block of Woodland Avenue. A man said the woman had already left. She wanted inside the house to see her child. She doesn't have custody. The man was told to call police if she returns.

- William J. Guthrie, 19, of East Fifth Street, was cited for assured clear distance at 2:15 p.m. Saturday after the northbound vehicle he was driving on North Lincoln Avenue struck the rear of a car driven by Steve Close, 39, of Seacrest Road, who was turning into a private lot.


- Police were called to the Sparkle parking lot at 12:28 a.m. Saturday regarding an erratic driver pulling into the lot. No vehicle in the lot, however, matched the description.

- A man turned in a truck plate, found on state Route 11, at 8:55 a.m. Saturday. The plate's owner was notified, and someone would retrieve the plate at the station.

- An employee of Cobbler's Corner called at 9:39 a.m. Saturday regarding recent thefts taking place at the store.

- Robin Scott, New Waterford, was parked at the Rite Aid parking lot at 11:57 a.m. Saturday when she was hit by what appeared to be a white car backing up from the parking spot next to her.



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