- Police responded to a Franklin Avenue home at 6:40 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone had entered through a side door and removed a part of her dryer and urinated on some clothes.
- Officers responded to a report of a stopped train along Pennsylvania Avenue with a large amount of smoke at 10:43 p.m. Saturday. The officers observed the engines stopped near George Wallace Parkway with approximately 7-foot flames coming from the top of one. The engineer and conductor were both outside the vehicle and said that a mechanical problem caused the fire. Officers also responded to the area of Newgarden Avenue and Jones Drive at 11:05 p.m. for a report of smoke, but determined the large amount of smoke blanketing the area was from a train fire.
- Police responded with the Salem Fire Department to a fire alarm at a 2900 block East State Street business at 11:25 p.m. Saturday. The alarm was found to be linked to the sprinkler system which had malfunctioned due to the cold weather.
- An officer responded with KLG Ambulance to a Continental Drive home at 12:57 a.m. Sunday where someone had called 911 with an unknown problem. Officers found the caller to be fine and advised her to not abuse 911.
- Police responded to a possible burglary in the 700 block of Summit Street at 2:11 a.m. Sunday and found an intoxicated man attempting to contact his girlfriend who did not want him there. The man was turned over to his daughter for the night.
- Officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 100 block of West Third Street at 3:09 a.m. Sunday, but found the complainant, identified as Dawn M. Johnson, 42, Salem, highly intoxicated. She was found not to have been robbed, but just wanting a ride home. She was taken to her mother's residence and cited for disorderly conduct by intoxication.
- An officer responded to the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 7:13 a.m. Sunday where someone had found a black camera bag on the ground.
- Police responded to a 700 block East Fifth Street home at 1:10 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone within the past few days had removed three bundles of copper wiring, plus several power tools from another house he was working on.
- Henry Lee Robinson, 21, last of 4110 Marble Road NE, East Rochester, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop for expired registration on East Pine Lake Road at state Route 45 at 2:33 p.m. Friday.
- A Carrollton resident reported custody issues with an ex-spouse and concern for the juvenile child at 6:14 p.m. Friday.
- An officer responded to a reported road hazard on Harding Avenue near South Ohio Boulevard at 9:41 p.m. Friday but found the trailer in question, owned by a construction company, was not blocking vehicles.
- An officer responded to a report of a tree limb in the roadway on Cunningham Road north of state Route 344 at 9:49 p.m. Friday, but upon arrival found it had already been removed by a passer-by.
- Police responded to a report by Salem police of an underage party on Highland Avenue East at 10:04 p.m. Friday, but no one would answer the door.
- Police responded to a report of someone wearing dark clothes walking northbound in the southbound lane of state Route 9 at 10:22 p.m. Friday but were unable to find anyone.
- An officer responded to a complaint of a female yelling at a Benton Road home at 5:06 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a man who said he wanted the woman removed from the home. The woman also wished to leave but couldn't find a ride. She was provided a ride to South Broadway Avenue and Columbia Street where she met her ex-boyfriend. There were no signs of violence and neither person claimed assault by the other.
- Police responded to the 1000 block of Liberty Street at 10:21 a.m. Saturday for a report of a cable laying across a driveway. Upon arrival police found that a phone cable had been knocked down by a tree limb, but was not blocking the driveway.
- Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 2:44 p.m. Saturday for a report of five people entering and unoccupied structure. Police detained a 22-year-old, 20-year-old, 18-year-old and two juveniles. The homeowner will be contacted to determine whether to pursue charges.
- Police responded to a report of an explosion and gunfire in the area of West Pine Lake and Goshen roads at 5:01 p.m. Saturday. The officer observed someone target shooting at a residence on the Mahoning County section of Goshen Road, with an apparent safe earthen backstop. No other explosions were noted and no other calls received regarding the issue.
- William Halligan, 45, Lisbon, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated and left of center following a two-vehicle crash at South Lincoln Avenue and state Route 45 at 11:30 p.m. Saturday in which he was southbound on South Lincoln and allegedly traveled left of center at the traffic light, striking a vehicle stopped northbound driven by Melissa Springer, 27, Alliance, sideswiping a utility pole and coming to rest against a tree along a parking lot.
- A couple who live on North Jefferson Street called at 8:39 p.m. Thursday because the wife was having breathing problems related to her tracheotomy. Police assisted the husband in clearing the blockage in her trachea, and the call for an ambulance was canceled.
- Police were called to the county municipal court building at 1 p.m. Friday to perform a breathalyzer test on a man in a holding cell.
- A call was received of a reckless driver on Jefferson Street at 8 p.m. Saturday involving someone in a gray SUV. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
- Jamie Whirrett, Canterbury Court, reported at 1 a.m. Saturday seeing flames shooting 60 feet into the air from the gas well near The Links. An officer determined the drillers were burning off excess gas.
- A caller reported there was someone in the Columbiana Cadillac dealership lot at 1:22 a.m. Saturday. An officer found Anthony Chiarmonte, a dealership employee, who was looking for a lost or misplaced dealer plate.
- The security alarm at Holloway Insurance went off at 4:16 p.m. Saturday, but police found the building to be secure.
- A caller from 233 Back Bay reported there was a suspicious van with its side lights on parked on the street at 8:35 p.m. Saturday. An officer arrived and determined the vehicle was parked legally and there were no problems.
- A burning complaint for the area behind United Rentals was received at 8:50 p.m. Saturday. Police arrived and spoke with Glenn Henshaw, advising him of the open burning regulations and warning him that he would be cited if they had to return.