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POLICE REPORTS

Perry Township

— Police responded at 6:42 p.m. Tuesday to the 800 block of Georgetown Road for a report of suicidal threats by a female who said it was due to not taking medication. KLG and fire department first responders arrived and she was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A scam complaint was reported at 6:16 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Apple Street involving a scam check sent in the mail for later services.

— A resident said they would get the blown grass off of the road in the 1300 block of Benton after someone called at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday to report debris in the road.

— Township officers were contacted by Salem Police regarding a vehicle reported stolen in the township that was found in a field inside the city off Bricker Farm Lane. The vehicle was pulled out and towed and the owner notified.

— Police were called at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday to check the welfare of two children who had not been seen in the past several days. Police made contact with the parent and two juveniles and learned they had been playing in the back yard and all was good.

Salem

— A video game system was reported missing from a residence in the 300 block of South Lincoln at 11:44 p.m. Wednesday.

— An alarm was reported in the 100 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 11:31 p.m. Wednesday. The building was secure.

— A man reported at 10:02 p.m. Wednesday that a prescription bottle fell out of his pocket at 10:02 p.m. Wednesday at Centennial Park. He reportedly received a message via social media that a person located the pill bottle and took one of the pills. The pill bottle was allegedly being returned to a Leetonia residence. The incident was under investigation.

— A resident reported finding drug paraphernalia in front of his Newgarden residence at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. An officer found the needle with liquid brown substance and took it back to the station to destroy.

— An officer was flagged down at 6:01 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of East State Street regarding a runaway from the group home. The juvenile was located at Centennial Park and the case worker took custody of her.

— A woman on Continental Drive reported at 5:42 p.m. Wednesday that she wanted her family removed, but she was told no one was outside when officers arrived.

— A domestic in progress was reported at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue where there was an argument between brothers and one of them punched a window and broke it. Fire department first responders and EMT ambulance arrived and he was transported with lacerations to the hand. There were no charges since it was verbal only.

— A tree was reported down across the road in the area of South Avenue and Deming at 5:11 p.m. Wednesday. An officer moved the tree.

— A dog at large was reported at 5:19 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street. The owner said they would take care of the problem.

— A barking dog was reported at 5:02 p.m. Wednesday at South Lincoln and Aetna. The owner said she was bringing the dog inside.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 3:53 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street. The woman who called was told to contact her landlord regarding her issues with the other tenant.

— A woman on East Seventh Street reported at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday that she let a friend borrow her cell phone and it was never returned. Police learned the male told her he left it in a bush. She was told her options.

— An unknown juvenile problem was reported at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday at Circle K East on East State Street. Police found the juvenile in the 1400 block and learned she was not happy with her foster home and wanted moved to a new one. An officer spoke with the juvenile and her case worker.

— An incident involving persons working in the 2200 block of East State Street was reported at 2:53 p.m. Wednesday. A company had mistaken one business for another and hooked a hose to the business sink. Officers spoke to company employees who were aware and had moved the hose already.

— A man reported at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday that he lost his checkbook at Walmart.

— Police assisted the housing department with having a vehicle towed from the 100 block of Woodland at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday. A notice had been placed on the red Dodge Caravan on May 6. The vehicle had expired plates and the residence appeared vacant. The city had already mowed the yard.

— A clerk at Smith Oil reported at 1:12 p.m. Wednesday that someone driving a Volkswagen left without paying for $25.80 worth of gas.

— Police were called by the street department at 10:14 a.m. Wednesday for debris in the road in the 800 block of Summit where a resident dumped dirt and grass along the road after being told the city doesn’t haul that type of material away. The man said he had dirt in bags to be removed and was then told the city doesn’t do that. He thought maybe the street sweeper could get it and was advised no. He was told to remove the dirt from the road.

— A caller from the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 9:20 a.m. that a friend told her a juvenile female neighbor threatened her to the friend. She then called the girl asking why she was talking about her and the girl blocked her. She wanted a report due to the alleged threat. The juvenile told police she did not threaten the person and that the person contacted her. Both were told to cease contact and stay away from each other.

— An anonymous caller in the 1400 block of East State Street reported at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday that a dog needed surgery, but the owner won’t do anything about the dog’s illness. The owner told police he took the dog to the vet and he was told the dog probably would not live through surgery. The owner said he’s giving the dog medication.

Columbiana

— Officers responded to a report of a woman screaming on Bayshore Drive at 4:22 a.m. Tuesday. Officers found a woman grieving over the death of her son a few days prior.

— An ex-boyfriend of a woman claimed that she threatened suicide at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday. The claims were unfounded.

— K-9 Csuti assisted Leetonia police with a vehicle sniff while on a traffic stop at 4:57 p.m. Wednesday.

Lisbon

— A man went to the police station regarding more information on a theft from earlier in the day at 3:21 p.m. Tuesday. He showed an officer the text messages from his ex and said that she wouldn’t let him see his daughter. The officer informed him that is a civil matter and informed him of the custody procedure.

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