— An officer responded to the 1600 block South Lincoln Avenue at 9:37 a.m. Friday in reference to a black four-door vehicle with a driver attempting to stop vehicles in the roadway. The officer was unable to find the vehicle.

— An officer responded to the area of South Lundy Avenue and Aetna Street at 10:33 a.m. Friday in reference to a female with a possible medical issue. The officer spoke with the woman who said she was having a negative reaction to a prescription medication. Her husband arrived to drive her and her vehicle home after she declined medical treatment.

— Officers responded to a 100 block Washington Avenue home at 11:19 a.m. Friday to check the welfare of the resident, but could not make contact. An officer was able to contact the resident by phone and she said she was fine.

— A woman reported on station at 2:26 p.m. Friday a theft involving non-payment that occurred in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue. The matter was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office to review for charges.

— A caller requested information on dealing with telecommunications harassment issues at 2:31 p.m. Friday.

— An officer responded to a 1000 block Newgarden Avenue home at 3:13 p.m. Friday in reference to a barking dog complaint and spoke with the owner who said he let his dog out to use the bathroom and let him right back in. The owner said the complaint is part of an ongoing problem with the complainant, who is a neighbor, and that the complainant had pulled into his yard to yell at him before calling police, leaving marks which were observed by the officer, who also did not hear the dog barking while on scene.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 3:19 p.m. Friday in reference to a suspicious vehicle with a male individual inside. The officer spoke with the individual who said he was there visiting a tenant of the building. The officer later observed the individual with a tenant.

— An officer responded to a 1500 block Southeast Boulevard home at 3:41 p.m. Friday to check the well-being of a resident. The officer spoke with the person who appeared to be fine and she said she was just inquiring about one of her grandson’s teachers. Officers returned to the home at 7:21 p.m. after the woman’s daughter said she was slurring her words and confused. Officers observed slowed mannerisms, but she was otherwise fine. She said she had started taking a new medication that was affecting her. Officers returned at 9:12 p.m. with medical personnel in reference to the resident possibly abusing her medications and not making sense. Officers found that she was double dosing on the medications and she was transported to the Salem hospital for treatment.

— Officer responded to the Centennial Park pool at 7:05 p.m. Friday in reference to a juvenile inside the fence. The juvenile had left before officers arrived and the gate was found to be unsecured. The parks director was contacted about the issue.

— Cody A. Barham, 25, Rose Avenue, Salem, was arrested at his home at 8:47 p.m. Friday on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for possession of narcotic equipment after an officer observed him looking out the window of his home and knew him to have a warrant for his arrest.

— An officer responded to a possible dispute in the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 9:20 p.m. Friday and found a male individual sitting outside by a fire. Everything appeared to be okay.

— An officer responded to a smoking vehicle in a parking lot at the intersection of North Lincoln Avenue and East Third Street at 8:51 p.m. Friday and found that the vehicle was overheating. The driver said he lived nearby and would wait until the vehicle cooled down.

— A patrolling officer at 10:57 p.m. Friday observed a male individual at Sugar Tree Alley and North Lincoln Avenue shouting obscenities and throwing fists in the air. The officer spoke with the man until he calmed down. A few minutes later, the officer saw the man walking with a female doing the same actions and he was warned for disorderly conduct. The female said she was supposed to be walking with the man, but that she did not want to be around him any more, so the officer stood by with the man while she left the area.

— An officer responded to the 900 block of East Sixth Street at 11:04 p.m. Friday in reference to a found dog in which the person who found it did not know what to do with it. The dog was transported to a local kennel to be housed until the owner is located.

— An officer responded to the Salem High School at 11:14 p.m. Friday in reference to a reckless driver and found several juveniles had just returned from the football game. The driver was warned about the consequences of his actions.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 12:28 a.m. Saturday in reference to a dispute and found one of the people involved who claimed to have been assaulted, showing officers a minor injury to his hand for which he refused medical attention. Officers spoke with the other person involved who denied all allegations. Both were advised to stay away from each other and to report to the station the next day to give statements on the incident due to their level of intoxication.

— Officers responded to the area of North Ellsworth Avenue and East Third Street at 12:32 a.m. Saturday in reference to a male on crutches with a female walking aimlessly through the area. They both said they were just out walking and returning to their vehicle.

— Officers responded to a 200 block North Union Avenue home at 12:42 a.m. Saturday in reference to a domestic dispute and found an argument between the resident and her boyfriend regarding a personal matter. The resident said she was not feeling well mentally, but ultimately refused to go to the hospital and instead went to bed.

— An officer responded to an 1800 block Merle Road home at 12:44 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone was knocking on her door. The officer searched the area but found no one.

— Officers responded to a 2100 block Monroe Street at 2:12 a.m. Saturday in reference to a dispute and could hear two people yelling at each other inside the residence. The two people said it was just a verbal argument and they were advised to keep the noise down.


— A man brought a dog to the police station running loose in the area of a South Market Street business at 8:21 p.m. Thursday. The owner arrived to claim the dog a short time later.

— A man in the McDonald’s parking lot appeared to be intoxicated. The man, Richard George Jr., 58, had a warrant and was taken into custody.

–Neighbors were reported arguing in the 300 block of East Street at 6:52 p.m. Thursday. Police warned everyone involved to stay away from each other or risk being cited.

— A West North Avenue resident reported at 3:52 p.m. Thursday items had been stolen from her basement.

— A Walnut Street resident reported a theft at 10:57 p.m. Thursday.

— Michele R. Hall, 47, turned herself in on a warrant from the County Municipal Court. She was turned over to the county sheriff.

— Deputies responded to state Route 45 near the Hillcrest storage units for possible trespassers at 2:54 a.m. Saturday. It was learned the three people there were part of a 200 miles race. They were properly lit with flashing lights attached to their clothes and they were wearing head lamps. They had stopped near the storage units to rest.

— A Rock Camp Road resident reported a burglary at 6 a.m. Saturday. One of the people living there came outside and fired a shotgun twice in the air to frighten them away after seeing two men coming out of the shed with a red wagon. So far the only thing reported taken was the red wagon.

— Deputies went to Negley to assist an Ohio trooper who was looking for someone who just recently fled from Pennsylvania State Police. The suspect, Jacob Feltrop, Darlington Road, admitted he had fled from the state police and the trooper was able to obtain the information Pennsylvania authorities needed.


— The fire department responded to a fire alarm at a 500 block East Fourth Street apartment complex at 6:47 p.m. Friday. Firefighters found the building being evacuated and the alarm system sounding. It was determined to be faulty detector on the first floor, with no fire or smoke present.


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