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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Police checked on an alarm drop at 9:36 a.m. Thursday on the Salem Parkway and found the building secure.

— Police were called at 11:34 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue for an interior motion alarm. The exterior of the business was secure. A keyholder arrived and the business was cleared.

— A man in the 500 block of East Third Street reported at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday that he was giving a known male a ride to a residence when a verbal altercation started and the male got out, but left some several items behind. Officers collected the items and called the male to advise him to pick up the items at the police department to avoid further arguments.

— Police were called at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of Fair Avenue for a 48-hour removal notice on a white Ford Escape. The vehicle had not been moved for some time and the temporary license plates expired on Sept. 13. Police will check back on the vehicle after 48 hours.

— A woman in the 2000 block of Monroe Street reported at 10:26 p.m. Wednesday that she was assaulted by a male before she left and called police from a neighbor’s residence. The male was not there but came back to speak with officers. The woman was told to respond to the station the next day to fill out a statement when she was not consuming alcohol. An investigation is pending.

— An anonymous caller at 10:19 p.m. Wednesday reported a possible intoxicated driver on East State Street in a red Chevy truck entering the city near Walmart. Police saw the vehicle near Highland and made a traffic stop near Smith Oil. The driver was not intoxicated. She said the caller was riding her bumper and the headlights were blinding her. She was sent on her way.

— Police were called at 8:24 p.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of North Howard Avenue for a dispute with multiple people escalating quickly. A male was reportedly retrieving items from his former residence when two females got into an argument. When officers arrived, people were in the streets yelling at each other. When officers attempted to speak with the people, everyone claimed they did not live there. After several different stories, they became uncooperative and began yelling obscenities. Due to the people refusing to cooperate, officers left.

— A verbal dispute was reported at 5:04 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of West Perry Street over people living at the residence. Officers explained the residency laws to the homeowner.

— A license plate found on East State Street was turned over to police at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday. Officers planned to attempt to contact the owner.

— Officers at 4:42 p.m. Wednesday spoke to a male in the 1400 block of Eastview Drive on concerns for his well-being. He said he has a nice place to live, but no utilities and did not know what else to do. Officers contacted adult services but discovered due to his age, nothing could be done. He was told other places to call.

— A report of open containers of alcohol was called in at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police located a group of people who said they just left work. No violations were observed.

— A hit/skip was reported at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of East Fifth Street after a legally parked vehicle was struck by an unknown vehicle/bicycle. Officers photographed the damage.

— A man called at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday to speak with an officer about a vehicle he purchased in the city. He was told his options. The matter is under investigation.

— Solicitors were reported at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday on Homewood Avenue/Trimble Street. Police did not find the solicitors but found a vehicle parked in a prohibited zone and issued a parking ticket.

— A man came to the police station at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday with some personal issues he had questions about. Nothing at the time appeared criminal. He was advised of his options.

— Kathy Nutter, 60, of Beloit, was cited for assured clear distance ahed after her eastbound vehicle struck the rear of another eastbound vehicle on Pennsylvania Avenue driven by Darian Weyand, 26, of Salineville, who slowed for traffic at 2:37 p.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.

— A suspicious person was reported at Centennial Park at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Police spoke to a female who had been standing near the restroom area at the park for an extended period of time. She was identified and said she was on a break from work having a cigarette and talking on her phone.

— A juvenile problem was reported at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday in the 2500 block of Lexington. Officers located the juvenile and due to statements he made, he was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

— A man from Alliance called police at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday regarding an irregular text he received from past employees asking if he had fired a current employee for taking credit card numbers at the business in the 900 block of West State Street. He said he had not and that this was the first he was hearing of the issue. He wanted a report on file in case of an issue in the future.

— Police at 12:38 p.m. Wednesday checked the 1100 block of Cleveland Street for a pit bull running at large. The dog had been gathered up by the owner.

— Officers were asked by court officials at 12:07 p.m. Wednesday to check the well-being of a juvenile and mother after they left court and the mother made negative comments. Officers checked the home, but it appeared no one was there.

— A man who delivers mail in the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue reported at 11:59 a.m. Wednesday that he’s worried about a dog that has been an issue in the past being outside when he is in the area. He showed officers a video of the dog outside without a leash but with the owner watching it. Officers made contact with the homeowner who was told if the dog is caught outside without a leash, a citation will be issued.

— A resident of Park Avenue came to the station at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday to report being a victim of identity theft. She was told her options.

LEETONIA

— A High Street resident responded to the station at 5:44 p.m. Nov. 9 to say he wanted to commit suicide and wanted to go the hospital. He was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital.

— An officer responded to a 200 block Chestnut Street home at 4:30 a.m. Nov. 10 to check the welfare of the resident at the request of his wife who told Boardman police they had been in an argument because they are splitting up. The resident said he was fine and just not responding to the woman.

— An officer responded to a 500 Columbia Street home at 1:32 p.m. Nov. 10 where a woman reported loaded weapons in her daughter’s home that had been left there by a roommate who went to South Carolina then said he was not going to return. The officer contacted the roommate who said his father would retrieve the weapons.

— An officer responded to the Leetonia K-12 campus in reference to a panic alarm at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday and spoke with an employee who said he believed it to be accidental. The officer conducted a search of the building and concluded the alarm to be accidental.

— James Kozar, 49, Walnut Street, Leetonia, was charged with domestic violence after an officer responded to his home in reference to a domestic dispute and his step-daughter reported he had struck her in the face with a closed fist during a verbal argument. The step-daughter had a laceration above her right eye.

— An officer responded to the gas station on Columbia Street at 1:32 a.m. Wednesday in reference to an alarm activation. The officer searched the exterior and found the buildings secure.

— An officer responded to the 700 block of Cherry Fork Avenue at 2:13 p.m. Wednesday in reference to people going door-to-door. The officer spoke with an individual who said he was with First Energy and was check people’s energy bills. The individual’s boss arrived and advised he did not have a solicitor’s permit. They were advised they had to stop until they obtained a permit. The officer later responded to a call of solicitors and located an individual on Somer Street. The individual said he had spoken to the boss and was leaving.

Columbiana

— Victoria Uvegas, 35, of East Liverpool, drove off the side of state Route 14 at 7:01 a.m. Wednesday. No damage was done to the vehicle and no citations were issued.

— Police responded to a private property crash in the parking lot of Dollar General at 2:46 p.m. Wednesday.

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