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POLICE REPORTS

Salem

— Milan Alek, 89, Lexington Avenue, Salem, struck the wall while entering the drive through at Gene’s Drive Thru at 8:18 p.m. Saturday. A family member was called to pick him up.

— The driver of a vehicle blocking a fire hydrant on Cleveland Street at 9:02 p.m. Saturday was found and told to move the vehicle.

— Gregory Harper, 50, East Fourth Street, Salem, was charged with OVI and lighted lights required after he was stopped in the area of East Second Street and North Lincoln Avenue at 9:55 p.m. Saturday.

— Children in a dark colored SUV were reported driving around vandalizing mailboxes at 10:54 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area, but did not find any children or any damaged mailboxes.

— A garage door was reportedly egged in the area of Rea Drive at 11 p.m. Saturday.

— An unattended fire in the 500 block of East Eighth Street was found starting to spread outside the fire ring at 11:43 p.m. Saturday. Police told the person to stay with the fire and contacted the Salem Fire Department because the fire was close to a structure and the flames were too high.

— Yelling from a possible domestic dispute was reported on Hawley Avenue at 12:58 a.m. Sunday. A woman reported she had been assaulted by two other women at a Stewart Road address, which is in Perry Township. She refused medical treatment.

— An East Fourth Street man reported at 2:24 a.m. Sunday a man he knows was threatening to come assault him. Police spoke to the other man and warned him not to have any further contact.

— A Sharp Avenue woman reported at 5:23 a.m. Sunday two large dogs were trying to get into her rabbit pen in the back yard. She yelled and they left the area. Police could not find the dogs.

— Loud yelling in the 600 block of East Sixth Street at 4:53 p.m. Saturday was found to be a property dispute. Police waited until things were resolved.

— While following up on a reported theft, police found Joshua M. Seeley, 36, East State Street, who had a warrant from the sheriff’s office for a receiving stolen property charge. He was taken into custody.

— Tori Teagarden, 22, East Lincoln Way, Lisbon, was traveling northbound on North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:49 p.m. Saturday when she struck Susan Janovec, 71, Stewart Avenue, Salem, who was westbound on Fourth Street. Janovec was cited with failure to yield at the stop sign. No injuries were reported.

— Police were able to help a Columbiana resident locked out of his vehicle in the Walmart parking lot at 3:40 p.m. Saturday.

— A shoplifter from Friday was reported on Saturday by Walmart security. A man had selected three items in the store, but paid for only two, clearly failing to scan the $70 drill. He has previously been warned not to return to Walmart and both theft and criminal trespassing charges are pending.

— Police spoke to a man at 2:37 p.m. Saturday, after someone believed he had another man’s W-2 form, but he denied having it.

— A man reported at 2:17 p.m. Saturday he is taking care of the North Ellsworth Avenue home of his father, who passed away, and someone stole the solar lights he had placed in the front yard as a decoration.

— Someone was reported riding a dirt bike on the road and in other people’s yards along Cherry Street at 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Police told the man to remain on his own property.

— A woman reported receiving harassing texts from a co-worker at 10:35 a.m. Saturday. Police determined the texts were not criminal and suggested she block the phone number.

— A former East Sixth Street man reported at 10:19 a.m. Saturday he has moved out of the apartment into a homeless shelter near Lisbon, but returned for his belongings. His ex-girlfriend was not there and her father would not let him in. The father told police he does not know who the property belongs to and without his daughter being there he was not going to let any of it go. Police told the man to make arrangements with the ex-girlfriend.

— A South Lincoln Avenue woman reported at 9:05 a.m. Saturday she was expecting a package from her sister in another country, but had not received it. The post office had delivered the package and neighbors told her they saw the package in the mailroom.

— Police assisted a Lexington Avenue man access his vehicle at 11:19 p.m. Friday after he became locked out.

— An attempted burglary in progress at a Continental Drive home was reported at 10:48 p.m. Friday and the person reportedly fled in a white utility van while police were on the way there. After being unable to locate the van, police spoke to the homeowner and learned the person never got into the house, but the rear sliding glass door was shattered. The matter is under investigation.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported parked around closing time in a plaza in the 2800 block of East State Street at 10:17 p.m. Friday and was found to have run out of gas. A second vehicle had arrived to help them.

— Police stopped a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot at 7:13 p.m. Friday, conducting a probable cause search and finding an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. The driver was cited with driving under suspension and failure to yield at an intersection. The name of the driver was not on the report.

— Lines were reported down in an alley in the area of East Fourth Street at 6:55 p.m. Friday. The fire department also responded and waited until Ohio Edison arrived.

— A suspicious person was reported in a business in the 500 block of East State Street at 6:41 p.m. Friday. The owner of the business asked for the person to be warned against returning or he will be charged with trespassing.

— A black great Dane was reported running around the neighborhood in the area of 900 block of Arch Street at 2:16 p.m. Friday. Police found the dog and a neighbor told police who the dog belonged to, but police were unable to reach anyone at the door or by calling several phone numbers. After contacting the Salem Humane officer, the owner called the dispatcher. The owner was told to return home and catch the dog.

— A man was reported near the Walmart holding a sign and begging for money at 1:42 p.m. Friday. Police told the man he needed to move along.

— The owner of a business in the 500 block of East State Street reported at 12:27 p.m. Friday sometime between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. a man in a blue Ford Explorer with Pennsylvania license plates and three bicycles in the back of the truck, dumped trash into his business’ dumpster. He provided police with video and contacted the trash company about having a lock placed on his dumpster.

— The owner of a vehicle partially blocking access to the sidewalk by parking where a curb was painted yellow was found at 10:22 a.m. Friday and agreed to move it.

East Palestine

— Andrew Wengerd, 20, was charged with underage consumption after police stopped him operating a horse and buggy left of center at 7:31 p.m. Thursday. Wengerd reportedly went left of center on Bacon Avenue and again on Park Avenue. After speaking to him, Wengerd admitted to having a couple of beers.

— While checking businesses on North Pleasant Drive at 1:16 p.m. Friday police found the marker lights on in one of the garbage trucks at CSI Environmental. The truck’s lights were shut off and it appeared to be an electrical issue with the truck. The business appeared secured.

— A woman on East North Avenue was reported having a large bonfire, playing loud music and letting her children run around the yard screaming at 10:23 p.m. Thursday. Police found the fire in a well-built fire pit, no music playing and the children were inside.

— Someone reported a child possibly exiting from the high school concession stand at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday, but police found all the doors and windows of the building to be secure.

— Two people were reported walking on East Taggart Street and fighting at 9:28 p.m. Wednesday. Peter D. Feist, 47, East Main Street, was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and three counts of menacing.

— A Lyons Avenue woman reportedly assaulted her caretaker at 2:23 p.m. Wednesday. The agency that helps the woman was contacted and arrangements were made for her to stay somewhere else for the evening.

–A Florida man reported at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday someone was sending illicit photos to a teenage in Florida. He had called East Palestine police because the person sending the photos claimed they were from this area. Police in East Palestine told him to call his local police agency first to file a report.

Columbiana

— A North Elm Street woman spoke to police at 2 p.m. Thursday about something that reportedly happened on May 24.

— Canton police requested immediate assistance from K-9 Csuti due to rioting in that city at 10 p.m. Friday. Assistance was given until it was no longer needed.

— EMS checked on a man after he was found unresponsive in his truck on East Railroad Street at 1:21 a.m. Tuesday. The man woke up and refused to go to the hospital.

New Waterford

— A man living in the 46000 block of North State Street spoke to police at 8:13 p.m. Monday about the whereabouts of his adult son after something happened a few days earlier.

— Two people at an East Main Street address were reportedly arguing loudly at 1:46 a.m. Thursday. Police went to the home in the 3700 block and the men said they were arguing over COVID-19 issues. Both were told to take the conversation inside and keep it down or they would be cited with disorderly conduct.

–A state Route 46, New Waterford, woman reported at 8:08 p.m. Thursday someone, she believed her ex-significant other, broke into her home. Nothing appeared to be missing. The matter is under investigation.

Salem Township

–An elderly man was reported looking into the windows of homes on Lisbon Road near Miller Road at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The man was known to have dementia and police contacted family who got him home safely.

— Someone traveling on state Route 14, Salem-Unity Road, reported a small child wondering around the busy road with a puppy and without anyone else at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Several more people called about the child and when police arrived the child was secured by an adult. Children services was notified to follow up on the matter.

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