— EMT ambulance pulled up to the police station door on East Pershing at 1:07 a.m. Friday to request help with a patient they were having trouble with whom police had recently had committed to Salem Regional Medical Center. The person was reportedly attempting to get out of the cot during transport. Due to the circumstances, EMT took the person back to the hospital where she was sedated for travel. At the hospital, the person attempted to run on foot but was brought back by officers. Officers stood by until she was transported by EMT.

— At 8:58 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue for an irate female. Officers were familiar with the woman and had several dealings with her for the same reason. She was inside her apartment with a chain keeping the door secure and refused to come outside to talk with officers. She kept yelling at officers, saying people were trying to harm her and her water was poisoned. Fire department first responders and EMT were called to the scene. She left the officers’ sight and refused to come to the door, so officers forced entry to prevent her from possibly harming herself. She was pink-slipped and ordered transported to the hospital.

— Police were asked at 8:41 p.m. Thursday to check the well-being of a person in the 200 block of East Fourth Street. The caller said she had not been able to get in touch with the person and knew she was having problems with a neighbor. Officers made contact and she said she was ok and didn’t need anything.

— Daniel Ziegler, 57, of Cleveland Street, was cited for open burning after police and fire personnel responded at 7:36 p.m. Thursday to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street for a complaint of open burning. A male was found burning freshly cut branches and leaves. Due to the male, Ziegler, being warned multiple times previously, the citation was issued.

— A theft was reported at 5:06 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of West Sixth Street where police learned someone entered a garage and entered a vehicle, stealing a purse and using some credit cards to purchase items at a store in Salem. The case is under investigation.

— Kenneth Jordan, 46, of West Pidgeon Road, was cited for loud exhaust and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 2:56 p.m. Thursday on Cunningham Road. The report said the driver had a suspended license and 53 open suspensions. The vehicle was towed and during an inventory search, police located suspected drug paraphernalia in plain view. Charges will be pursued for possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Police were called at 1:07 p.m. Thursday to the 1300 block of Beechwood for a possible car fire. Perry Township made a traffic stop and the vehicle started smoking. Officers stood by until the fire department said everything was ok.

— Police responded at 12:39 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Jennings for a civil matter between a male and female. The male was gathering belongings and moving out. The female, who owns the residence, said the male wanted to take things out of the home that she was still paying on. They were told to contact lawyers. The male gathered his other belongings and left.

— Police responded at 10:31 a.m. Thursday with fire personnel and EMT to the 2300 block of East State Street for a female who needed taken to the hospital. She was taken by EMT.

— Police observed damage to a building in the 1300 block of South Lincoln which included graffiti at 9:51 a.m. Thursday. Charges may be pending if owners decide to pursue charges.

— Joshua Stewart, 31, of Lake Milton, was cited for driving under suspension and a turn signal violation after a traffic stop in the 200 block of West Pershing Street at 5:37 p.m. Wednesday. K-9 Argo indicated to the odor of narcotics. A hypodermic syringe was found in the car.


— A woman reported that her son had run out of her back door during an argument at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday. An officer stopped the boy on North Market Street and brought him home.

— Officers were dispatched to the dog park on Caldwell street where two women and a girl jumped the fence to get in the dog park at 8:36 p.m. Wednesday. Officers advised them the dog park was closed, and they apologized and left.

— An officer was dispatched to Green Street regarding a noise complaint about someone revving an engine for hours at 9:48 p.m. Wednesday. The officer made contact with the man, who apologized and said he just installed a new exhaust on his truck. He agreed to stop the noise.

— Officers responded to a fire complaint on East High Street at 9:01 p.m. May 13. The officers were able to make contact with the homeowner and informed the resident that the fire was too large and needed to be put out.

— A Morning Journal employee reported that her car tires were being slashed at 1:09 a.m. Monday. Upon inspection, there were three flat tires, but the officer was unable to locate any large slashes or punctures.


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