— A Walnut Street woman reported at 2:15 p.m. Sunday her son left home with her permission on Saturday, but did not return when he was supposed to the same day. A missing person form was filled out and the child was found in Centennial Park, transported back to his home and released to his mother. He said he spent the night at a friend’s home.

— A tool box was found near a dumpster in the 100 block of Penn Avenue at 1:45 p.m. Sunday. It appeared the tool box was intentionally concealed behind the dumpster and it contained various valuable items. Additionally, a collectible plate with art on the front was found with the tool box. The items were taken to the police station to be kept safe.

— A domestic argument was reported in the 400 block of East Euclid Street at 11:26 a.m. Sunday. Police talked to the people involved, who said it was only an argument and nothing physical took place. Both were reminded to keep their voices down.

— A red warning tag was left at a Continental Drive apartment at 10:37 a.m. Sunday after someone reported a dog barking persistently and police heard it for about 10 minutes while parked nearby.

— An East State Street resident reported at 10:32 a.m. Sunday a woman left the home Saturday afternoon and never returned home. The resident reported she received a text from the woman, who said she was fine and sorry she had left. The woman is a ward of the state until she completes school and has a medical issue, which could place her at risk. She was entered into the system as a missing person.

— Police talked to a couple at a Continental Drive apartment at 7:14 a.m. Sunday where there was an argument going on. The man then decided to take a walk and they could calm down. At 7:57 a.m. Sunday police returned due to a continual dispute, which had led to the woman placing the man’s belongings outside the apartment. Police again explained to the woman, she cannot just throw him out. The both calmed down and agreed to try to work the situation out in a more peaceful manner.

— A reckless driver was reported on East State Street at 6:46 a.m. Sunday. Police found the driver at Salem Regional Medical Center, who said he was rushing his wife to the hospital.

— A domestic argument was reported in the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 12:31 a.m. Sunday. She was given a ride to her home and he walked in the opposite direction to cool down.

— An East Seventh Street resident reported at 12:03 a.m. Sunday his grandmother had locked him out of the house for the night. Police spoke to both of them and eventually an agreement was reached allowing him to go back inside.

— A vehicle was reported traveling at a high rate of speed westbound on East Sixth Street at 11:28 p.m. Saturday with the occupants throwing eggs at parked vehicles. Police found two vehicles that had been struck, contacted the owner of one, but was unable to reach the owner of the second.

— A North Ellsworth Avenue man reported at 10:49 p.m. Saturday he received a threatening text message. Police had the man forward the messages to them and told him to block the other person’s number.

— Police and firefighters responded to a large bon fire in the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 8:36 p.m. Saturday. The fire was extinguished and open burning laws were explained.

— A domestic dispute was reported at a home on North Union Avenue at 7:28 p.m. Saturday. The woman was visibly upset and screaming at her live-in boyfriend, who is the father of her children. She was told numerous times to stop screaming, but continued to do so and threatened multiple times to harm her boyfriend when police left. Leah Janci, 28, North Union Avenue, was charged with domestic violence and taken to the county jail.

— Loud music was reported coming from a dune buggy at 3:44 p.m. Saturday and when someone asked the occupants to turn it down, they reportedly became confrontational. Everyone had left before police arrived.

— Police and Salem First Responders were called to a home in the 600 block of Olive Street where response was delayed because of a large dog inside the home. A man and woman inside the home were attempting to administer CPR to an unresponsive man on the floor. Medical personnel took over and he eventually was revived using Narcan. A spoon with a suspected narcotic on it was taken as evidence and the man was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by KLG.

— A woman was reportedly driving erratically in a parking lot of a business on East State Street at 7:25 a.m. Saturday. The woman told police she was taking a new medication from her doctor and had been awake all night because she could not sleep. So she decided to go shopping. Police contacted her son, who came and drove the vehicle home.


— Police stopped a vehicle on state Route 14 near East Park Avenue at 9:17 p.m. Saturday. The driver, Miguel Tyson, 29, Struthers, was cited with driving while failing to reinstate his license and failure to transfer his registration.

— Krysta-Jo M. Barber, 28, North Lima, was cited with driving without a license and having fictitious license plates on the vehicle during a stop on state Route 46 at 8:15 p.m. Saturday. The passenger, Lucas L. Gravley, 39, North Lima, was cited with open container.

— Police responded to an overdose on Allen Avenue at 11:24 p.m. Thursday, assisting the EMS on the scene. Evidence was collected.


— A state Route 558, Leetonia, woman reported at 2:11 p.m. Saturday her neighbor’s dog has been defecating in her yard. She had notified the landlord, who had contacted the other tenant asking for them to stop. The other tenant became upset and made comments toward her, which she felt were harassing and threatening.

— A Jersey Ridge Road, Salem, woman reported at 9 p.m. Friday a burgundy Malibu had been driving slowly up and down the road and on a few occasions the vehicle stopped in front of her home to take photos. The matter is under investigation.


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