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November 21, 2013
Salem News


- Marco Antonio Diaz-Solis, 28, of Canton, was cited for having no operator's license after a traffic stop at 3 p.m. Monday on West Pershing Street at Georgetown Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

- A caller at 9:30 a.m. Monday reported a possible intoxicated driver traveling north on state Route 45 from Lisbon. Police saw the vehicle on state Route 45 and initiated a traffic stop, but saw no violation and smelled no odor of alcohol.

- Police were called to Plymouth Place to check on an empty house where the back door was open. An officer checked and secured the door.

- Wires were reported down in the 100 block of West Pershing Street at 7:07 a.m. Monday. Police determined they were cable wires and removed them from the road.

- Dakota Frank, 18, of McCormick Road, Salineville, was cited for fictitious plates and windshield wipers required after a traffic stop at 9:44 a.m. Saturday on East Pidgeon Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene.


- Police spoke with a man in the 1700 block of East State Street at 5:02 a.m. Wednesday for several issues he was having. Police had been called to the residence at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday by the same man for a dispute between two roommates. He wanted his roommate removed, but was told that's not an option since they both live there. They were told to stay in separate rooms since they could not get along. Police had also been called there at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday for a distraught/upset person over an incident with a jacket. The man had a jacket belonging to the neighbor. The jacket was returned and they were told to stay away from each other so there would be no more problems.

- A barking dog was reported at 3:36 a.m. Wednesday at North Ellsworth Avenue and Third Street. An officer responded and saw a garbage truck in the area that may have caused the dog to bark. No barking was heard by the officer.

- A woman reported suspicious activity at 12:38 a.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Court Street where three males appeared to be removing scrap from a residence. When people confronted the men, they fled in a green van. Officers searched the area but could not find the van.

- An anonymous caller at 10:31 p.m. Tuesday reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the street unoccupied in the 800 block of East Sixth Street. An officer made contact with a resident who said the vehicle belonged to someone visiting. The vehicle was moved into the drive.

- Karleen Dole of Salem reported at 9:02 p.m. Tuesday that her vehicle had been parked unattended for 10 minutes in the parking lot of Centennial Park near the tennis courts and when she returned, someone had dumped garbage onto the windshield and hood. An officer assisted her with getting most of the garbage off the vehicle and back into the garbage can.

- A domestic was reported at 8:51 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of West 14th Street where a man said his girlfriend was taking belongings out of the house, but he did not want her to because he alleged she owes him money. She said she has lived there three years and the items she's taking belong to her. They were told it's a civil issue. No physical violence occurred.

- An anonymous person met with an officer at 8:22 p.m. Tuesday to advise about possible drug activity going on at various places in the city. Information will be passed on to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.

- A vehicle was found parked in a no parking zone at 8:03 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Washington Avenue. The owner was contacted to move the vehicle.

- An officer was dispatched to the Smith Center apartments on Fourth Street at 7:33 p.m. Tuesday to assist a resident with his door. He said he was not able to close his sliding glass door and wanted his front door unlocked for a friend who was coming. The fire department was already on the scene and assisted.

- An officer on patrol at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday saw an unoccupied van parked in a gravel lot with the passenger door hanging wide open in the 400 block of Franklin Street. Nothing appeared disturbed inside. The owner was located across the street and said a child must have left the door open by accident. The door was secured.

- An officer on patrol at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday saw an illegally parked vehicle with the left side to the curb. A warning tag was placed on the vehicle.


- The security alarm at the county government services building went off at 8:34 a.m. Saturday and police found an outer door at Veterans Services that was unsecure. An employee with a key was notified.

- A village woman reported there was someone knocking on her door at 8:46 a.m. Sunday. The person turned out to be the caretaker, who said she is now there twice a day every day.


- Someone reported at 8:42 a.m. Tuesday someone doing community service in the park appeared to be impaired. Police found the person had a medical issue.

- Holly Rankin, Pueblo Lane, reported at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday her 18-year-old son was out of control and possibly on something. EMS were called to the home and charges are pending.

- Melanie Clark, East Friend Street, reported at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday she was receiving harassing phone calls.

- A woman reported at 8:26 p.m. Tuesday she went out to her car at Southern Terrace Park and found a man inside, who ran away when she approached. Nothing was missing from the vehicle.

- Michael Davis, South Main Street, was arrested at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday for failure to file city income tax.

- A woman reported at 11:43 p.m. Tuesday she was driving behind someone who was possibly intoxicated on state Route 164. The vehicle headed west on state Route 344 out of the city's jurisdiction.



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