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December 1, 2013
Salem News


- Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on icy roads at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday in which Ollie G. Kelsey, 39, Salem, was southbound on South Ellsworth Avenue and attempted to turn right onto Mullins Street, sliding into an eastbound vehicle driven by Judy L. Peck, 42, Salem. No injuries were reported and no citation issued.

- Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a Prospect Street home at 11:58 p.m. Thursday and found a man who wanted to leave but his significant other wouldn't let him. The man agreed to stay in and calm down.

- Police responded to the Salem Community Hospital at 3:34 a.m. Friday for a report of an unwanted man at the facility. The man said he was getting ready to go to Walmart and was given a courtesy ride by officers.

-An officer responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue apartment at 9:06 a.m. Friday where a resident reported her brother had kicked in the complex's front door, splitting the frame and breaking a window on Nov. 27. The resident said she wanted criminal damaging charges filed and the complex owner didn't want the brother to return.

- Steve B. Farkas, 62, 250 W. Fourth St., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 11:43 a.m. Friday in which he was northbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Joseph Rossi, 51, Salem. Farkas was treated on scene for minor injuries.

- Officers responded to a Woodland Avenue home at 2:24 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone had fallen into his vehicle and scratched the front fender.

- Police responded with First Responders to an unknown medical call in the area of Sharp Avenue and Arch Street at 2:55 p.m. Friday and found a man on the sidewalk with unknown problems. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

- Chelsea M. McGuire, 1675 S. Lincoln Ave., Salem, was cited for dogs running at large following an investigation into chickens killed by a large dog determined to be owned by her in the 600 block of Olive Street at 3:27 p.m. Friday.

- An East Third Street resident turned in to the department possible drug paraphernalia he found at his brother's residence at 4:55 p.m. Friday. He requested extra watch at the home due to the amount of activity.

- A Monroe Avenue resident reported at 6:27 p.m. Friday that her ex-boyfriend had called and threatened to damage her residence.

- Police responded with KLG Ambulance and First Responders to the 1100 block of East State Street at 2:32 a.m. Saturday where a man requested transport to the hospital. He was transported to the hospital for treatment.

-A Home Circle resident reported at 8:53 a.m. Saturday that someone had used his credit card to make several unauthorized purchases.

- Eric D. Collins, 17, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 1900 block of East State Street at 9:25 a.m. Saturday in which he was eastbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at Southeast Boulevard, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by David L. Casto, 50, Salem. No injuries were reported.

- Police responded to a 700 block West Wilson Street home at 10:50 a.m. Saturday where a resident pointed out caged chickens in a neighbor's back yard. A warning was left advising the chickens violate a city ordinance against fowls.


- A woman reported at 11:17 a.m. Friday that someone was going into an elderly person's home and was possibly not welcome.

- A woman requested a welfare check at her parents' Edgewood Drive house at 7:24 p.m. Friday. They were okay upon investigation.

- Nathan Carpenter, North Elm Street, reported at 9:36 p.m. Friday that his vehicle, while parked in his driveway, had been damaged since Tuesday.



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