— Police responded at 3:31 a.m. Friday to the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue for a report of several people messing around machinery equipment. One female said she was leaning on one of the pieces of machinery. They were told not to touch the equipment. While on scene, an officer was flagged down by a woman who said the fuel line to her car had been damaged. She said it appeared to be punched and gasoline was leaking onto the ground. The fire department responded and placed oil dry down. Information was gathered.

— Police were called at 1:03 a.m. Friday to Salem Regional Medical Center for a patient with a knife. A caller said he saw a knife on a patient’s bed when she went for testing. She admitted to having a knife and said she forgot she had it when dropped off by friends for medical attention. She turned the knife over without incident and was told she can pick it up at the police station later.

— Someone was reported inside a vacant residence at 10:05 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of East Third Street. Police found the residence secure. The owner responded and said everything appeared ok.

— Jon Steed, 27, of South Lundy Avenue, was charged with domestic violence and taken to jail after police were called to his residence for a domestic at 9:55 p.m. Thursday. The victim alleged that her live-in boyfriend and father of her child struck her in the face and also kicked her when an argument turned physical. She had visible injuries to her face.

— A woman reported at 9:45 p.m. Thursday that while she was walking in the area of Rose and Third, an unknown male asked her for money and drugs but left before police arrived. He wasn’t found.

— An unknown male was reported walking around an apartment complex on Southeast Boulevard at 9:32 p.m. Thursday, but was not found.

— Officers responded with the fire department at 8:48 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Newgarden Avenue for an unknown medical problem at American Standard involving the security guard. A supervisor at the business was advised and the male was transported by KLG to Alliance hospital.

— An officer saw a Uhaul van at Speedway at 7:38 p.m. Thursday for several minutes and made contact after observing what appeared to be a drug exchange. The officer left without incident after making contact.

— A domestic was reported at 6:51 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Park where a female said a male became upset when told she no longer wanted to be in a relationship. Both said nothing physical occurred and went their separate ways.

— Two dogs were reported inside a blue Chevy Blazer in the Marcs parking lot at 6:48 p.m. Thursday, panting with windows partially down. The vehicle was not found.

— A possible water line break was reported at 6:34 p.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of East State Street, where officers saw water coming from a manhole cover. The water department was aware of the issue and said it was just rain water coming out because of the line being clogged.

— Police responded at 5:34 p.m. Thursday to Salem West Healthcare on Bentley Drive for a female patient with a knife. Staff members were able to retrieve the knife as officers arrived. The female was taken to a hospital by EMT for a mental evaluation.

— An alarm was reported at 2:34 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, but the business was found secure.

— The store manager at Burger King on East State Street reported at 2:17 p.m. Thursday that a former employee who had been terminated was at the business causing problems earlier in the day. Officers made contact and told the former employee he’s no longer welcome at the business.

— Police responded at 1:15 p.m. Thursday to the 300 block of West Pershing Street to speak to a woman about the welfare of her adult daughter. She was entered into the law enforcement data base as missing.

— A dog was reported at large in the 700 block of West Wilson Street at 12:57 p.m. Thursday. Police were able to get the license from the collar but were unable to reach the owner. The dog was taken to the Salem humane officer for the time being.

— Possible soliciting was reported at 12:45 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East State Street where officers located the person and told him not to return to the business or he may be trespassed from the property.

— A business in the 500 block of East State Street reported two unwanted males at 10:53 a.m. Thursday. They left before police arrived.

— A theft was reported at 10:20 a.m. Thursday at Home Depot on East State Street over the past several weeks. The case is under investigation.

— A woman in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 8:20 a.m. Thursday that she and her husband are in the process of separating and he changed the locks on the residence. She said she would contact her attorney.

— A 17-year-old male from Austintown was taken into custody on a warrant for a probation violation from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office after a traffic stop at 11:44 p.m. Wednesday on West State Street near Benton Road. The juvenile was a passenger in the vehicle. He was turned over to a deputy and taken to the Tobin juvenile detention facility.

— Driver Tyler Austin, 27, of Monroe Street, and passenger Matthew Lehman, 41, also of Monroe Street, were each cited with minor misdemeanors for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday on East Pershing at Washington due to a license issue. The driver had reported his license plate stolen the day before to police, which was confirmed. Officers could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle and found two rolled marijuana cigarettes under the front passenger seat and also a small baggie of marijuana in the shorts pocket of the passenger.

— Police responded at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of Vine for a drug overdose for a female located in a bathtub unresponsive. Narcan was administered and she was taken to the hospital. Drug paraphernalia items were located in plain view and taken as evidence. The female was give immunity paperwork at the hospital.

Perry Township

— An officer responded at 1:46 a.m. Friday for an assault that allegedly occurred on state Route 45 near Benton Road. A man said he was assaulted and the suspect stole his vehicle. Officers located the suspect by name and location and he was arrested and held without bond pending a court appearance. The report did not list the name of the arrestee or the charges and an officer contacted did not have the information available.

— A hit/skip was reported at 11:29 p.m. Thursday on state Route 45 and Georgetown Road. Benjamin Krupp, 24, of Lisbon, was eastbound on Georgetown and started turning left onto state Route 45 when a motorcycle traveling west on Georgetown failed to yield and struck the Krupp vehicle, then fled the scene. No injuries were reported by Krupp.

— A caller at 6:25 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Benton Road reported someone hacked her cousin’s social media account and convinced her to send a $250 gift card to them. She was told it’s a scam and would be looked into.

— An alarm drop was reported at a business in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 5:10 p.m. Thursday, but all doors were secure.

— An alleged assault was reported at 2:12 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Springdale where a woman said she went to a relative’s home regarding child custody when a male struck her hand, causing all the paperwork she had for the relative to fall to the ground. She wanted to press charges for assault. Police spoke with the relatives who said the woman wasn’t allowed on the property and knew that before being there. They said she was asked to leave and became agitated and got face to face with them, yelling and shoving papers in their face. Since the incident stemmed from custody, both sides were told to contact their attorneys.

— Police were asked at 12:45 p.m. Thursday to do a welfare check on a children services worker in the 1100 block of West Perry Street who was not answering their phone. Police found the worker at another residence and learned the phone was left in the vehicle.

— A rolling domestic was reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the police station where officers learned it occurred on Western Reserve Road at South Avenue. The woman did not want to press charges, but wanted away from the man. She took her belongings out of the Uhaul they were living in and was picked up by a friend.

— A domestic was reported at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of West State Street where a caller said a man showed up at the residence wanting his belongings. Tenants did not want him there. He gathered his stuff and left.

— Police were called at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street Extension for two males passed out in a vehicle. Officers arrived to find the township fire department first responders performing CPR on the two males, ages 60 and 52, who were allegedly passed out due to a suspected overdose. They were taken to Salem Regional Medical Center, with one treated and released and the other transferred to St. Elizabeth in critical condition, a police spokesman said.


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