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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

– Officers responded to the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday where someone reported exiting a store to find a male individual inside their vehicle. The complainant said the man ran when he yelled at him.

– Officers responded to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive at 9:54 a.m. Thursday in reference to a juvenile in front of a residence punching and kicking a dog. Officers could not find anyone outside or dogs in the area, but spoke with the resident at the home in question who said one of her children had taken their dog outside but was not abusing it. The dog appeared to be uninjured.

– An officer spoke with an East Third Street resident at 10:14 a.m. Thursday who reported spending $5,000 on prepaid credit cards for an online loan service who repaid her in bad checks.

– While at a 2800 East State Street business on other official business, an officer at 3:51 p.m. Thursday assisted with a medical emergency in which an employee had been injured in a fall. Medical personnel arrived and the employee was transported to the hospital.

– An officer responded to the South Union Avenue area at 5:47 p.m. Thursday in reference to two juveniles shooting Nerf guns at vehicles. The juveniles were advised to stop.

– Officers responded with medical personnel to a 700 North Ellsworth Avenue home at 7:52 p.m. Thursday where a small juvenile had been accidentally struck by a golf club by another child. The child was found to have a visible injury but a grandparent refused medical treatment for the child.

PERRY TOWNSHIP

– Police responded to the intersection of North Ellsworth Avenue and U.S. Route 62 at 5:37 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a loose dog eating roadkill. The dog was found to be a deer eating grass.

– Police in the 1200 block of Depot Road were flagged down at 3:51 a.m. Thursday in reference to a man standing in the road asking for help with four unknown people who had broken into his home. Upon arriving at the home, police found the man highly intoxicated and his father said everything was fine.

– Police responded with medical personnel to an 1100 block Beechwood Road home at 3:53 p.m. Thursday after a resident called 911 to say they were really drunk and feeling sick. The resident was transported to the hospital.

– Police responded to the Fresh Mark employee parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue at 4:42 p.m. Thursday in reference to an intoxicated man refusing to leave the area. Officers spoke with security, but were unable to find the man.

– Police spoke with a woman in the 100 block of Benton Road at 7:02 p.m. Thursday who said she went to pick up her daughter in the 700 block of Main Street and her stepmother grabbed her arm during an argument. The stepmother denied the allegation.

– An officer responded to the 1900 block of Cunningham Road at 8 p.m. Thursday in reference to a fire and found a large fire in the woods behind the old junkyard just before the railroad tracks. The fire department was contacted.

– Police responded to the area of Egypt and Painter roads at 9:14 p.m. Thursday where a property owner reported two individuals were riding UTVs on the property and fled the area into the township.

– Police responded to an 1800 block South Lincoln Avenue business at 10:57 p.m. Thursday in reference to a male individual sitting inside a parked vehicle that had been there for several hours. Police spoke with the individual who said he had just gotten off work and was relaxing. He left shortly thereafter.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

– Billy J. Campbell, 48, state Route 534, Salem, was charged with aggravated menacing after officers responded to her sister’s home in Beloit at 1:10 a.m. Thursday where her sister showed police text messages Campbell had sent her threatening physical harm.

SALEM TOWNSHIP

– A 2100 block state Route 45 resident reported at 11:35 a.m. Friday he believed several people were trying to steal his neighbor’s four-wheeler and provided a description and license plate of a minivan pulling the four-wheeler south on state Route 45. Police responded with the sheriff’s office and highway patrol to the property where the four-wheeler was taken and spoke with several individuals, but made no arrests. The four-wheeler was returned to its owner and the matter is under investigation.

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