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POLICE REPORTS

LEETONIA

— An officer responded with the fire department to a smoke investigation at a 700 block Cherry Valley Drive home at 8:57 p.m. Friday and stood by until firefighters entered the building.

— A woman reported on station at 5:29 p.m. Monday that a person was receiving mail at an Oak Street residence where she does not reside. The woman said the person’s daughter lives there, but that the person uses drugs and missed a court date.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of Pearl Street at 5:31 p.m. Monday in reference to someone mowing grass into the street. The officer found that someone blown the grass into the street, but found no one at home. The officer advised the complainant that he would check again later and warn the resident about the ordinance prohibiting blowing grass into the street.

— An officer responded to a possible domestic dispute behind a 500 block Walnut Street home at 10:03 p.m. Monday and spoke with a woman who said she was picking up her brother from a pool party. The homeowner said he was letting the kids swim late since they will be returning to school soon and agreed to be quiet after 11 p.m.

SALEM

— Scott A. Rudder, 59, East Fourth Street, Salem, was charged with two counts of menacing after officers responded to the apartment complex where two residents reported Rudder had come home and began yelling threats at them. The residents had captured the threats on a recording. During booking, Rudder said he needed medical attention and was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of Benton Road at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday in reference to an unresponsive male and found him lying in front of an apartment building. The man was transported to the Salem hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to the 300 block of Roosevelt Avenue at 8:12 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a male who had ingested a large quantity of pills. The man was found to have barricaded himself inside a shed and officers had to force entry. They found him holding a sickle to his throat and threatening to harm himself and resist arrest. Officers Tased the man in order to subdue him and he was transported by ambulance to St. Elizabeth’s Healthcare Center for evaluation. Officers later learned that he had been in an altercation with his girlfriend who was at the Salem hospital. Charges of disorderly conduct have been filed and charges of domestic violence are pending further investigation.

— Dana L. McGilvary, 36, Ohio Avenue, Salem, was arrested on a warrant out of the sheriff’s office for failure to appear on an OVI charge after officers responded to the 400 block of Vine Avenue at 6:25 p.m. Monday where she reported people had hacked her cell phone.

— Colton Jones, 28, East Fourth Street, Salem, was arrested at his home at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant out of the sheriff’s office for failure to appear on an OVI charge.

— Officers responded to a 500 block Continental Drive home at 8:57 a.m. Monday where the resident said she believes people are stealing her personal information while she is paying bills over the phone. She said she has had problems with the phone receiving calls in the past. She was advised that it is a civil matter with the phone company.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of East Fourth Street at 11:19 a.m. Monday where a resident reported a male had flipped over a table in the front yard and damaged the top of a sunflower plant, then left before officers arrived.

— An officer responded to the area of Waterworth Memorial Park off East School Street at 11:44 a.m. Monday in reference to a medical issue and found it at a residence in the 600 block of East Ninth Street. The officer stood by until medical personnel arrived.

— Officers responded to a 700 block East Fifth Street at 6:25 p.m. Monday where the resident reported a juvenile was contacting his daughter through an online app and that there has been some issues between the two families in the past.

— Officers responded to a 600 block Franklin Avenue home at 10:02 p.m. Monday where the resident reported hearing the back door open, then slam when his dog started barking. The resident said he saw a male running north through a parking lot. Officers spoke with two males in the area, but determined the had nothing to do with the incident.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of Hawley Avenue at 10:28 p.m. Monday in reference to an open burning complaint and found a juvenile with a fire pit too close to a residence and sidewalk. The juvenile was advised of open burning laws and the fire department responded to extinguish the fire.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of Ohio Avenue at 8:36 p.m. Monday in reference to a fight and found it to be a verbal argument. The complainant agreed to leave for the night.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of West State Street at 10:52 p.m. Monday where a woman reported she was followed home the previous night and then this night she heard a loud bang when she returned home. A K-9 officer searched the home and found it vacant.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of West Third Street at 1:17 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported an intoxicated male was sleeping in her vehicle after bringing her home from a bar and she did not want him there. The man was told to leave and not return.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to an attempted suicide in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday. They found the person in stable condition and transported the person to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday where a resident reported hearing people talking behind her residence, but they were unable to find anyone.

— An officer responded to the area of South Lincoln Avenue and Aetna Street at 9:53 a.m. Tuesday in reference to young juveniles walking a dog without adult supervision. The officer was unable to find the juveniles.

— Officers responded to a domestic dispute report in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue at 12:54 p.m. Tuesday and found it to be a verbal dispute between a husband and wife. The husband agreed to leave for a while.

— Officers responded to the 1400 block of East Pershing Street at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an intoxicated person and found a male lying on the ground near the ravine. The male said he was just lying on the ground and enjoying the day. He was found to be alert and oriented. He was advised of the complaint and he agreed to leave.

— A woman reported at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday that a woman she knows approached her from behind in the 1200 block of Buckeye Avenue, causing a scene and pulling her hair. She said the woman also scratched her hand while she was backing away.

COLUMBIANA

— Police assisted the highway patrol with a traffic stop on state Route 7 near state Route 558 at 1:24 a.m. Tuesday.

— A woman, name and address not listed, reported being threatened at 10:18 p.m. Sunday.

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