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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— An alarm was reported at 3:46 a.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue, with the building found secure.

— A caller at 6:28 p.m. Tuesday reported a group of loud people at Centennial Park. They said they would keep the noise down.

— A caller at 5:49 p.m. Tuesday reported a dog outside walking on a roof in the 300 block of West Wilson Street. Police were unable to find a dog on a roof, but did find an open window on the second floor of a residence. The resident was advised of the complaint.

— Police responded at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday to the St. Paul Church parking lot for a report of a child refusing to put on her safety belt in her parent’s vehicle. An officer spoke to the girl and she put on her safety belt.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported parked illegally at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Ohio Avenue and East Pershing Street. Officers located the vehicle and determined no parking violation occurred and there was nothing suspicious.

— At the request of the city water department at 12:46 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to Aetna and Homewood to assist getting a vehicle removed from the street.

— A Columbiana woman reported at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday that alleged harassment took place at Walmart on East State Street. The event was documented for the court that has a no contact order in place.

— Officers responded at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday to the 1000 block of West Perry Street to check for a coyote on a porch. The coyote was gone when they arrived. The report said the animal had been rummaging for food and appeared thin and possibly sick. Officers checked the area twice without locating the animal and contacted the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The woman who called police was told to avoid all contact with the animal and to keep small children inside as a precaution.

— Police were called at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday to a fight or dispute in progress in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue and spoke with several people at the scene. Stories were conflicting and all will be reviewed by the prosecution.

— A parking complaint was reported at 10:41 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of South Union Avenue for a vehicle not moved since Oct. 3. A parking citation and a warning had been issued on Oct. 3 and were still on the windshield. Officers issued another parking citation for expired registration and asked Davidson’s Towing to remove the vehicle.

— Officers responded at 9:42 a.m. Tuesday to a possible home invasion or unwanted people at a residence in the 200 block of Fair Avenue where a woman advised there were two males in an upstairs bedroom that she did not know or want there and two others on the front porch. The two on the porch left before police arrived. The men upstairs were identified and told to leave due to the resident being fearful of them and what they may do. She did know one of them because he had stayed there before. They were invited by another female resident who was not there at this time and both left without incident.

— A possible power line was reported down in the 300 block of West 13th Street at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday. Police noted it appeared to be cable lines. The owner was contacting the cable company since the lines were still attached to the home.

— A dog was reported running at large in the 1200 block of East Third Street at 7:01 a.m. Tuesday and was caught and brought to the police station. The owner was contacted and responded to retrieve the dog. The owner received a verbal warning for dog at large.

LEETONIA

— An officer responded to a 400 block Pearl Street home a 8:57 p.m. Tuesday where the resident reported hearing a loud banging followed by a loud horn and that although she did not see anyone, she believed someone to be outside the home. The officer searched the exterior of the home and found nothing suspicious.

— An officer responded to the Family Dollar parking lot at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious person. The officer identified the woman who said she was waiting for a ride to work and stood by until the woman’s ride arrived. The officer returned to the business a few minutes later in reference to an alarm drop, but found no signs of forced entry.

— Officers responded to a 300 block Columbia Street home at 8:17 a.m. Wednesday in reference to two females fighting and could hear the dispute from outside the home. An investigation found that one of the women had locked the other out of the house and that the locked out one forced her way back in, striking the other one in the arm with the door. They were both advised to stop or they would be arrested.

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