— Police responded to the 900 block of Canterbury Lane at 10:17 p.m. Tuesday for a welfare check. A neighbor said the garage door had been left open for a couple days. Police made contact with the homeowner who said they were ok. They forgot to shut the door.
— A caller at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday reported two vehicles street racing in the area of West Pidgeon Road and Newgarden Avenue. The vehicles weren’t found.
— A resident at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday reported possible threats of harassment in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. The resident was told nothing could be done without proof.
— Police were called at 2 p.m. Tuesday to the area of state Route 45 near Depot Road for a report of a tractor trailer leaking fluid on the road. No fluid appeared to be on the road and the truck was not found.
— Police were asked at 9:54 a.m. Tuesday to check on a male who allegedly posted suicide statements on social media. The occupants of the residence on Georgetown Road said the male had left earlier in the morning. He called in and said his page had been hacked and he was ok and the post was removed.
— A welfare check was requested in the 1200 block of West Perry Street at 12:54 p.m. Monday by a woman who reported her grandfather said family members locked him in a room and left. An officer found him sleeping in his room and the door was not locked. The officer spoke to the man’s son about the complaint.
— Loud persons were reported at 3:06 a.m. Wednesday on Vine Avenue. The caller said two males ran north through the apartment complex. Officers checked the area but did not find them.
— A vehicle was found in Waterworth Memorial Park off of Sunset after hours at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday. Four occupants said they were playing Pokemon Go. They were told park hours and sent on their way.
— A woman at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday reported being worried about her daughter not taking her medication. Officers located the female walking on North Ellsworth Avenue and first responders were called to evaluate her. She signed a refusal of treatment.
— Mark Bezeredi, 38, of 1080 N. Lincoln Ave., was taken into custody on a warrant out of Trumbull County for possession of cocaine and additionally charged for open container after police conducted a traffic stop at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday on North Lincoln near Superior. Police had prior knowledge of the passenger, Bezeredi, having the warrant and made the stop. Officers saw a visible can of beer sitting on the floor between his legs. He was detained for the warrant and charged for the open container. Bezeredi was turned over to Lordstown Police.
— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 6:02 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police found the vehicle legally parked with nothing suspicious about it.
— A suspicious person was reported standing outside Walmart on his cell phone at 5:48 p.m. Tuesday. The person was not found.
— Police responded at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday to the area of Washington Avenue and Oak Street for a fight. All persons were separated and officers noted dealing with the same four juveniles earlier in the day. All involved were picked up by guardians and told if police have to deal with them for the same issue, they’ll face charges.
— Police were called at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday for an intoxicated person who left the hospital. The person was located in the 1400 block of East State Street. KLG was called and the person was taken back to Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment.
— A fight was reported at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday in the area of South Lundy and Walnut. Police didn’t find a fight but located a woman and two juveniles behind a residence on Walnut. She said several other juveniles attempted to start a fight with her son. He said another boy threatened him and his friend. The other juveniles were located and said the woman’s son called one of them names so they yelled at him but did not threaten him with any weapons. They were told not to go back and if they did, they could face charges.
— Police responded at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a male on a bicycle who appeared injured with blood on him on East State Street. Officers located the person walking the bike, with blood on his face, and he was unsteady on his feet. He said he fell off the bike resulting in the injury. He was taken to the hospital emergency room due to the injury and condition of intoxication. A possible citation was pending for disorderly conduct.
— Police made contact with vehicle owners for vehicles parked in the front lawns in the 700 to 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 3:51 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicles were moved. City law prohibits parking in front yards.
— No citations were issued since fault could not be determined when two vehicles entered the intersection of South Broadway and Pershing at the same time and struck each other at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday. The drivers were identified as Lynn Paxson, 66, of North Ellsworth Avenue, and Saul Torres-Santiago, 59, of North Lundy Avenue. Torres-Santiago was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for a possibly injury.
— Police were called at 12:36 p.m. Tuesday to the parking garage of the hospital on East State Street where employees of a car dealer were attempting to recover a vehicle after the purchase agreement fell through. They were told it’s a civil matter. The parties appeared to reach some sort of agreement.
— An officer at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday saw a vehicle traveling east on State Street going slow and weaving in and out of the lane. The vehicle was stopped and the driver said he wasn’t feeling well and was on his way to the hospital. An ambulance responded and took him to the hospital, with his vehicle left in a nearby lot.
— A missing/runaway juvenile was reported at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday from South Union Avenue. The juvenile was entered into the law enforcement data base.
— A syringe and spoon found in the 300 block of West Second Street at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday were taken to the station for proper disposal.
— Police and the housing department arrived in the 900 block of West Perry Street at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday regarding two vehicles deemed junk vehicles and expired since July. Nobody answered the door and both vehicles were towed away.
— A dog was reported at large in the 1900 block of East Pershing at 9:28 a.m. Tuesday by a caller who had the dog confined. Police were able to track down the owner on South Madison with the dog tags. The owner was disabled and couldn’t run after the dog when it got loose.
— A woman in the 700 block of Superior reported at 9:01 a.m. Tuesday that a man yelled at her while she was waiting on her grandson to get on the bus for parking on his property. Police made contact and he said he was sorry. He was just mad that a lot of cars were always parking on his property while people were waiting for the bus.
— Officers were advised at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday about a female and child walking on 12th Street and the adult female yelling as they were walking. The caller was concerned. The woman and child were located near North Ellsworth and all was fine. Officers were familiar with the woman and had gotten complaints before because she speaks loudly while talking on the phone. She had been on the phone while walking.
— A possible abandoned cat was reported at 6:49 a.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street at a residence where tenants had possibly moved out. Officers saw a white cat in the upstairs window, but nobody was present and they were not able to determine if the tenants had moved. Contact was attempted with the building owner, but no message could be left on the number available.
— While on patrol, police saw a vehicle speeding out of an alley on East Washington Street at 10:19 p.m. Friday, and identified the driver as Jeff Skidmore, 39, of Salem, who said he had just gotten into an argument with his ex-girlfriend, Tabbithia L. Boyd, and accidentally run over her foot while leaving the scene. Skidmore said he was checking on her kids when Boyd came running down the porch swearing at him. She allegedly struck Skidmore and also threw beer cans at his vehicle, which is when he put the car in reverse and ran over Boyd’s foot after she fell to the ground. When Skidmore asked her if she was OK, Boyd and her son began throwing gravel at his vehicle. Skidmore was told to sever all ties with Boyd and the children, and he agreed.
— Grady Hall Jr., 42, state Route 14, Columbiana, was cited for DUI and improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle while under the influence following a traffic stop on East Washington Street at 1:23 a.m. Sunday. Police made contact with Hall after they found him sitting in the roadway for several minutes. Hall, who said he had stopped to send a text message, smelled of alcohol and told police he had one beer at 5 p.m. Hall agreed to take the field sobriety test but failed and then tested 0.15 on the BAC. When asked if he had any weapons in his vehicle, Hall turned over a loaded 9 mm handgun from the center console and a broke-open unloaded 12-gauge shotgun in the back seat.