SALEM POLICE REPORTS
— Police were called at 10:20 a.m. Thursday to the 2300 block of East State Street for a complaint of an RV parked in a lot that blocks the loading bays at night. The occupant said he was in the lot to be near the store for ongoing projects. He was told he’s not in violation at this time, but he can’t block any loading docks nor remain in the RV in the lot at night.
— An officer at 9:08 a.m. Thursday saw recent graffiti under the bridge on West State Street. The graffiti was photographed and traffic & safety personnel were notified to remove it.
— An officer on patrol at 3:38 a.m. Thursday noticed money lying in the intersection of State and Lincoln, recovered the money and placed it in lost and found.
— A domestic dispute was reported at 1:51 a.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Ridgewood Drive. Both parties were separated and police learned the initial incident occurred on Monday. Officers learned the person had been assaulted by their spouse on two separate occasions, however the victim did not want to pursue criminal charges. The alleged suspect was contacted via phone. The case is under investigation and will be sent to the prosecutor for review.
— Police were called at 11:06 p.m. Wednesday to the 900 block of East Fifth Street to assist fire department first responders and KLG on a medical call. While en route, police were told the patient had been laughing uncontrollably and was acting abnormal. Officers spoke to the person, who had calmed down and said he was using alcoholic beverages earlier in the day. The person appeared normal and signed a refusal for medical treatment.
— Police responded at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of North Broadway for a menacing complaint. A man told police he was using the ATM at the bank, the ATM ate his money and he was trying to find a number he could contact to resolve the issue when an unidentified male in the vehicle behind him allegedly got irritated with him. The man said the male approached his vehicle while wielding a baseball bat and threatened to kill him while striking the cement barrier around the ATM and demanding he exit his vehicle. The man provided police with a plate number and accurate description of the vehicle and the identity of the suspect was determined. A witness corroborated the man’s account of what happened. Statements were gathered and the suspect was contacted and asked to provide a statement.
— An officer was flagged down at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday by an anonymous person who said a man was pouring gasoline in the area of North Lincoln and East Fourth Street and lighting items on fire. Police located the man in the 600 block of East Fourth Street dumping water on what appeared to be freshly burnt weeds on fire in an attempt to kill them while using gasoline as an accelerant. The man was warned and told to use weed killer in the future. He was saturating the gasoline using a watering can.
— Officers were dispatched at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday to the duck pond area at Waterworth Memorial Park where a caller reported two people using marijuana in a green Ford Explorer in the parking lot. The male and female occupants denied the allegation but the odor of marijuana was observed coming from inside the vehicle. Marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia were both located and seized and both occupants were cited. Tara White, 24, of Youngstown, and Eddie Solivan, 38, of Jennings Avenue, were each charged with possession of marijuana.
— Police were called at 4:39 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Pershing for a possible juvenile abuse complaint. Officers met with a Children Services worker who said it was just learned the child was at another location outside the city.
— A woman in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday that she was having issues with a neighbor in the 100 block of Sharp Street. Police spoke with both parties involved and told them to be civil to each other.
— A runaway juvenile who possibly walked away from home was reported at 1:59 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of West Wilson Street. The juvenile was found hiding in a play set and never left the property.
— Police responded at 1:43 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of Cleveland Street for a dispute between two sisters. A woman said her adult daughters were arguing over finding their items in each other’s rooms. One accused the other of stealing her hair straightener after it was found in the other sister’s room. The other sister accused her sister of stealing her phone and was told to look on her bed, where it was found. They were told to stay away from each other now that they have their property back.
— A woman in the 1400 block of East State Street reported at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday that one of the foster kids caused an issue and she confronted her about it. The foster child got upset and left to calm down.
— Police responded at 1:29 p.m. Wednesday to East Pershing and Park for some reported spilled milk jugs. Gallon jugs were located that had either been moved to the sidewalk or run over. The street department was contacted to have the gallon jugs removed.
— A man on Fair Avenue reported at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday that someone cut the cable line from his residence. He wanted it documented for the cable company.
— Police at 10:31 a.m. Wednesday assisted the sheriff’s office in the 600 block of Olive with the serving of an active arrest warrant. A female was taken into custody by a deputy.