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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Loud music was reported at 1:02 a.m. Sunday at the corner of Highland and East State and at 12:38 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Woodland. In both cases, residents were told to turn it down.

— Cheryl German, 32, and Shawn Reynolds, 28, both of 970 Prospect St., were each charged with domestic violence and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called to a domestic at their residence at 11:57 p.m. Saturday. Officers found that both had been causing physical harm to one another.

— Police responded to Short Avenue for an open 911 line at 8:29 p.m. Saturday when a male was unable to identify himself and continued speaking nonsense in the background. When officers were finally able to get a location, they responded and made contact with a highly intoxicated male who said he thought he may have heard too many people gathering in his back yard. No one was in the area of his residence. When being advised of the proper use of 911, he said his dog had called from the back room. He was told to stay inside for the evening.

— Bradley Bowlin, 38, of North Ellsworth Avenue, was cited for driving under suspension after police were originally called to Walmart on East State Street at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for a domestic dispute in front of the store. Officers located a vehicle in the 1100 block of State and found a male attempting to leave the parking lot in the vehicle. He said the female left and he was unsure where she went. Police patted him down for weapons and located drug paraphernalia and several pocket knives on him. K-9 Simon was deployed and indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor, but nothing was found in the vehicle. The male, Bowlin, was cited and advised that he had an active warrant out of Summit County and possible pending charges for the drug paraphernalia. The female was located at her residence and said nothing physical occurred and she was fine.

— Loud persons were reported yelling in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 7:04 p.m. Saturday, but officers didn’t hear anyone.

— A woman came to the station at 4:56 p.m. Saturday regarding a child custody dispute. She said she left her juvenile son with a female who lives in the city while she attended to a family situation out of state. Her son was left in October 2019 and she wanted to pick him up Saturday. She was having issues with family allowing her to get her child. Officers made contact with the family and both sides reached an agreement.

— An officer was flagged down in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 4:28 p.m. Saturday for a male around an abandoned residence. Officers made contact and the male said he was homeless. He gathered his belongings and was told not to return.

— A caller at 1:22 p.m. Saturday reported a child operating a battery-powered car in the street in the 300 block of West Fifth Street. Officers located the child riding the vehicle in the yard. An adult at the residence said he would take care of the problem.

— An alarm was reported at 11:34 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East State Street, with the exterior found secure.

— A domestic was reported at 8:23 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Sixth Street. Police spoke to the parties involved and learned it was verbal only, nothing physical. The male agreed to leave.

— A resident in the 2500 block of Lexington reported a possible prowler at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, saying a known male messaged her and said he was inside her residence because she did not lock the front door. She locked herself inside her upstairs bedroom until officers arrived. A different friend called and told her he was pranking her and that no one was ever inside her apartment. Officers were unable to locate the male who sent the messages.

— Police at 10:40 p.m. Friday saw a man inside Waterworth Memorial Park after hours. He said he was just passing through to go to a store. He was told the park hours and sent on his way.

— Police responded at 10:17 p.m. Friday to Salem Community Center on North Ellsworth Avenue for an alarm drop. An open door was located, the area was checked and no one was found inside. The building was resecured after the key holder arrived.

— Officers at 9:09 p.m. Friday checked the area of Franklin and the city limits for a light interfering with drivers. No light was located.

— An illegally parked vehicle was reported at 7:40 p.m. Friday in the 600 bock of East State, but was not found.

— A suspicious person was reported at 7:39 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of East State Street at Circle K East where a female was reportedly standing in the doorway of the store making threatening comments. Officers spoke with her and discovered no threats were made. She was sent on her way.

— A reckless operator was reported at 7:29 p.m. Friday in the area of North Lincoln and East Sixth Street. The caller said they were following the vehicle which was driving in the other lane several times. The vehicle was not found.

— Police responded at 7:25 p.m. Friday to Circle K West, 780 W. State St., for a suspicious substance in the bathroom of the business. Officers advised employees to use gloves and cleanser when cleaning the substance.

— A well-being check was requested at 6:14 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of East Fourth Street. Officers checked on the named people and found nothing wrong.

— A domestic disturbance was reported at 6:04 p.m. Friday in Centennial Park where a male was chasing after a female. Officers spoke with both parties and learned it was verbal only with nothing physical. Both went their separate ways.

— Police at 5:04 p.m. Friday responded to the 800 block of Prospect Street to check on the well-being of a male. No one was home. A neighbor said the man’s vehicle was gone, too.

— A man called police at 4:33 p.m. Friday regarding a civil issue in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, but was uncooperative with dispatch and when an officer attempted to speak with him, he refused to give any information on why he was calling. When he became belligerent, the officer ended the call.

— A man at 4:24 p.m. Friday reported he believed someone entered his vehicle during the night on Fairview. There was no sign of forced entry and he said he did not enter the vehicle due to possible health issues during the state of emergency. He saw the glove box was open but was unaware if anything was missing.

— A woman in the 400 block of Franklin called at 4:16 p.m. Friday to report an unwanted person. The incident occurred in the morning and she was told to call when the person is there.

— Officers responded at 4:12 p.m. Friday to Centennial Park for two males near a pavilion not keeping enough distance between each other as required due to a health virus. Officers spoke to the males and told them to follow social distancing. They said they were leaving.

— Police were called at 2:47 p.m. Friday to the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue for a man threatening to harm himself who was about to leave a residence. Officers discovered he did not want to harm himself and he and the woman who called had an argument. Both separated.

— Police spoke to a woman over the phone at 8:19 a.m. Friday regarding a possible sexual assault that took place in the city in February. She said a person made inappropriate remarks to her asking for sexual favors and that he touched inappropriately as well. She lives out of state now and wanted the incident documented.

— A woman in the 2200 block of Edgewood reported at 7:40 a.m. Friday that an unknown person entered her garage and took items from two vehicles parked inside. The person then used one of the debit cards taken to make several transactions. The incident is under investigation.

— A possible breaking and entering was reported at 6:24 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers discovered the person in question was actually a resident of the household and was just there to get his things before work. He left.

NEW WATERFORD

— Police responded at 12:21 a.m. March 23 to the 3000 block of Spruce Street for a domestic dispute involving a husband wanting to stay at the residence but the wife not wanting him there due to them being separated. An agreement was reached for the husband being allowed to be there when the wife isn’t there.

— An officer responded at 12:16 a.m. March 23 to the 3500 block of Silliman Street for an alleged unruly juvenile who threw a cell phone and possibly broke a window. Due to conflicting stories, the mother of the child agreed to stay elsewhere with the children.

— A dog was reported at large in the 46000 block of Taylor Avenue at 2:19 p.m. March 22. The owner was contacted and warned that another incident could result in criminal charges.

— Police responded at 5:47 p.m. March 20 to the 46000 block of Taylor Avenue to assist the Columbiana Police Department with locating a vehicle possibly involved in a hit/skip traffic crash in the city. The vehicle was located and Columbiana officers responded to speak with the juvenile driver.

— Police were called at 12:36 p.m. March 15 to the area of state Route 46 and Peace Valley Road for a report of a male who got out of his vehicle and had his pants halfway down to his ankles. No one fitting the description was found.

— An assault involving a female assaulted by her boyfriend’s ex-wife was reported at 1:45 p.m. March 13 in the 47000 block of South State Street. Due to conflicting stories, the case was forwarded to the prosecutor for review for possible charges.

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