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November 14, 2013
Salem News


- An officer spoke with a woman at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday on East 10th Street regarding harassment.

- A Jefferson Avenue resident came to the police station at 11:29 a.m. Wednesday to advise of an ongoing disturbance in the neighborhood from a vehicle in the mornings. The disturbance is under investigation.

- A woman on Seventh Street reported at 10:53 a.m. Wednesday that fraudulent charges were on her credit card. She said her juvenile son's friend who stays with them on a frequent basis obtained her credit card number and made several transactions the past several months, with a majority of the purchases a video game system and games online. The fraudulent charges totaled $1,641.

- Linda Loth, of Eighth Street, reported at 6:33 a.m. Wednesday that an unknown truck drove through her yard sometime after 4 a.m. She saw the gray truck with a cap on the roadway two yards east of her home and when the driver saw her, he turned on the lights and drove away.

- Police assisted the fire department and an ambulance at 1:57 a.m. Wednesday with a female with an unknown medical problem who became combative with personnel on the scene. She was physically restrained for her well-being and taken to Salem Community Hospital for treatment

- Ashley Vanderhoff, 24, of 624 Cherry St., was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear for a child neglect charge after a traffic stop at 9:19 p.m. Tuesday. Vanderhoff was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver was given a warning for having one brake light working.

- Police were dispatched at 8:51 p.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard for a noise complaint. A woman said a neighbor was being loud using a vacuum. Officers found the source of the noise and spoke with the female resident who said her landlord approved using the vacuum until 10 p.m., which was confirmed with the landlord.

-Autumn Kisner, of Washingtonville, reported at 7:52 p.m. Tuesday that sometime earlier in the day, someone used a sharp or pointed object to create a large scratch on the driver side of her vehicle, stretching most of the length of the car. Another scratch was found on the passenger side. She believed it occurred while the car was parked in a lot in the 2400 block of East State Street.

- Officers assisted Perry Township during a domestic dispute in the 1700 block of 11th Street. There was a verbal dispute between a father and daughter with no threats or violence at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday.

- Denise Tyson, 42, of Southeast Boulevard, was cited for reasonable control after she failed to maintain control while turning from the northbound lane on Lincoln Avenue onto Columbia Street, traveling into a parking lot on the corner and colliding with a vehicle driven by Faustina Ajanel, 23, of Columbia Street, who was backing up in the lot at 1:44 p.m. Tuesday. The collision shoved the Ajanel car into a parked car in the lot owned by Joseph Masters, 18, of Fairview Avenue. Ajanel was cited for having no license.

- Lee Michael Dietrick, 24, of Louisville, was charged with obstruction of official business after running from a police officer who ordered him to stop after a report of a shoplifter at Walmart at 11:44 a.m. Tuesday. Police had been told about a shoplifter running from the Walmart store carrying stolen merchandise. The described person was seen running from the Verizon plaza towards Cunningham Road and ordered to stop, but he continued to run away from officers. He was caught and charged with obstruction.


- Police stood by with a disabled vehicle on Columbiana-Waterford Road at 8:27 a.m. Tuesday until a wrecker arrived.

- An Apache Lane resident reported telephone harassment at 2:16 p.m. Tuesday.

- A Prima Health Care employee reported at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday someone driving on Royal Birkdale Drive appeared to be under the influence. Police followed the vehicle but did not see it make any traffic violations.

- A Sparkle Market employee reported at 8:51 p.m. Tuesday there was an injured duck in the parking lot. The duck was eventually caught by a nearby resident and taken to their home to be treated.


- Police responded to a report of a 12-year-old youth on the floor of the Save A Lot grocery store at 6:35 p.m. Nov. 7, and the officer remained until an ambulance arrived to treat the child.

- Aubrey W. Trayvic, 17, of Petersburg, was driving south on Race Road at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday when his pickup slid on the ice and into Mill Site Creek and overturned onto its roof. Trayvic, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured, and the water in the creek was only ankle deep, according to police. Trayvic was on his way to the county vocational school.


- A Butcher Road man reported at 8:43 p.m. Sunday he was having problems with his stepdaughter being unruly at home and at school.



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