Police Reports


— Police responded at 2:37 a.m. Monday to the 900 block of Barclay for an unknown problem where a resident said an unwanted person knocked on the front door wanting to come inside. After being denied, the person left.

— A barking dog was reported at 12:22 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of West Pershing Street, but all was quiet when police arrived.

— Police responded to the hospital in the 1900 block of East State Street at 12:07 a.m. Monday for a complaint of telephone communications harassment. The caller was advised to block the number. Officers will attempt to contact the other party.

— A woman in the 1400 block of East State Street called with a noise complaint at 11:37 p.m. Sunday, saying her neighbors had been chopping wood with an axe at an unreasonable time. Police spoke to the people who said they were done for the night.

— Police conducted a followup investigation for theft in the area of West Wilson and South Howard at 8:54 p.m. Sunday. Officers were able to locate some stolen property and return it to the owner.

— A man on Brooklyn Avenue reported at 7:53 p.m. Sunday that one of his employees needed a vehicle due to his breaking down so he loaned him one of his vehicles for a couple days while the employee’s was getting fixed. The man’s vehicle was supposed to be returned Thursday, but it had not been returned. The employee lives in Boardman. Police placed a call to him but were unable to make contact. Boardman Police were going to attempt contact.

— Elizabeth Ratcliffe, 18, of West Wilson Street, was cited for failure to yield after allegedly going through a stop sign while eastbound on West Seventh and going through the intersection at Ellsworth Avenue, striking a northbound vehicle driven by Stacey Caldwell, 42, of Countryside Drive, at 6:28 p.m. Sunday. Both drivers said they were ok and signed refusals for treatment. The Ratcliffe vehicle had to be towed.

— Jonah McIntosh, 34, of U.S. Route 62, Damascus, was taken into custody on a warrant for felony drug possession after a traffic stop at 6:17 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of South Union. The warrant was issued by Sebring Police.

— Police were asked at 4:45 p.m. Sunday to check the well-being of two children in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue, learning the mother smelled like marijuana two days ago. Nobody was home.

— Police in the 1000 block of East Fourth Street for a theft investigation at 2:52 p.m. Sunday found a male trespassing on the property. Due to the home being condemned, the male was trespassed, meaning he’ll be criminally charged if he returns to the property.

— A man in the 900 block of East Fourth Street reported at 2:35 p.m. Sunday that someone entered his garage and took a torch. A vehicle also was entered and money was taken from the cupholder.

— A tenant was reported leaving garbage in another tenant’s area in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue at 2:20 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke to the tenant and advised them to take back the garbage or face a citation.

— Officers assisted Perry Township Police at 12:29 p.m. Sunday with a large fight in the 1100 block of West Perry Street.

— A female told police at 7:50 a.m. Sunday that she was picked up from a Girard hotel and brought to a residence in the city and apparently left her phone at the residence. A male at the residence told police he would contact them if he found the phone.

— Police were called at 7:21 a.m. Sunday to the intersection of East State and Ellsworth for an obstructed roadway. Someone had moved the construction barricades and blocked traffic. The issue was corrected.

— Two dogs were reported running around in the 400 block of Sharp at 6:51 a.m. Sunday. Police located the dogs and the owner and the dogs returned home.

— A loud explosion was reported at 6:17 a.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard, but nothing was found.


— Police were called at 1:14 a.m. Monday to Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue for a suspicious vehicle the clerk thought was occupied that had not moved for an hour. Police found the vehicle unoccupied. No one was inside the store and the clerk gave a description of a male who had been driving the vehicle. No one fitting the description was found.

— Police responded at 9:18 p.m. Sunday to a domestic in the 1100 block of West Perry Street where a man said his ex-girlfriend punched him twice on the chin and tried choking him. He had scratches and red marks on his neck. She could not be found.

— A caller at 5:50 p.m. Sunday reported two juveniles riding a golf cart recklessly on Old Coach Lane. Police found a golf cart in a driveway on Hearthside Drive and made contact with an adult who said the golf cart would be put away.

— A fight in progress was reported at 12:28 p.m. Sunday with multiple people fighting in the 1100 block of West Perry Street. Police separated all parties and found it was verbal over stolen property. No physical violence occurred. The female involved found a ride and left.

— A noise complaint was reported at 10:43 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. Officers did not hear any loud explosions or gun shots that the caller said had gone off. Some residents did report seeing fireworks.

— A man in the 1100 block of West Perry Street reported at 8:48 p.m. Saturday that his ex-girlfriend tried to choke him. She told police he struck her in the face. Neither wanted to press charges and she was leaving.

— Sandra Dawson, 55, of Salem, was cited for failure to yield after attempting to turn right onto South Lincoln Avenue from Fresh Mark at 2:48 p.m. Saturday and getting struck by a southbound vehicle on South Lincoln driven by Isaac Faulkner, 19, of Salem. Faulkner’s passenger suffered possible injuries and was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center to be evaluated. Both vehicles sustained minor damage, with the Dawson vehicle towed from the scene.

— Police were called at 2:41 p.m. Saturday to South Egypt Road for a tree blocking the roadway. Officers arrived to find bystanders removing the tree, but also called the road department to respond.

— A resident in the 1900 block of Cider Mill Road reported at 2:21 p.m. Saturday that sometime early in the morning, an unknown person driving a green truck with a loud muffler stole two wooden outdoor chairs from his property.

— A man at 10:50 a.m. Saturday reported a vehicle stolen from the 1900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The vehicle was entered into the law enforcement data base. The vehicle was located later in the 200 block of Benton Road and released to the owner.

— A resident in the 1900 block of Depot Road reported at 8:19 p.m. Friday that someone struck her garbage can and left.

— A reckless driver was reported at 7:59 p.m. Friday on state Route 45. Police searched for a white Ford truck with an unknown company logo on the side, but did not find it.

— Police responded with fire department first responders and KLG at 11:56 a.m. Friday to a medical in the 1100 block of Liberty Street.


– An officer took a report of telecommunication harassment at 2:12 a.m. Sunday.

– Charles McQuillan, 60, was arrested for domestic violence after police responded to West Woodland Avenue at 5:49 p.m. Sunday.


–A caller reported there was a suspicious man walking on East Lincoln Way at 7:14 p.m. Sunday. Police spoke with the man, who explained that he was walking back and forth on the sidewalk as usual.

–Police were called to a West Washington Street home at 9:20 p.m. Saturday after the caller screamed and hung up. Police arrived to hear yelling and screaming and then split up the parties, but neither wanted to press charges.

–Police were called to a home on North Market Street at 7:30 p.m. Friday by a mother who said her son threatened his sister and to vandalize her car. She said he was mad because his “woman” was in jail.

–A burglar alarm went off at an East High Street residence at 2 a.m. May 26, but the home was found to be secure. The key holder was contacted.


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