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POLICE REPORTS

Salem

— A woman at 4:20 p.m. Monday reported harassment, saying her ex-boyfriend won’t stop contacting her. She was told to contact the police agency where she lives.

— Officers at 4:07 p.m. Monday responded to Salem Regional Medical Center on East State Street to assist Sebring Police to locate a person.

— A woman in the 900 block of Arch Street reported at 3:46 p.m. Monday that someone called stating they were with the social security office, but it turns out they weren’t. She mistakenly gave the caller her social security number. She was told by police to call the actual social security office and advise them of the situation.

— A suspicious black bag was reported at 2:47 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of East State Street in a parking lot. Officers discovered it was a personal bag and located the owner.

— A man from the 1700 block of Merle Road reported identity theft at 1:19 p.m. Monday. He said it was an ongoing situation over the past few years because of an issue that happened at work. He said he has already talked with other agencies who advised his next step would be to contact his local police. He said the issue was being taken care of and he just wanted a report on file.

— A large bag of trash was found in the street in front of the hospital on East State Street at 11:13 a.m. Monday. Officers and service department personnel picked it up and disposed of it properly.

— A woman reported at 10:37 a.m. Monday that on Aug. 4 she noticed unusual activity on her bank account. A report was already filed with her bank and the bank instructed her to file a report with the police.

— Officers at 9:42 a.m. Monday assisted a female with a medical situation at the police station. Medical personnel responded but the female declined treatment. She was transported to a medical center by a family member.

— A resident in the 1400 block of East 10th Street reported at 7:48 a.m. Monday that she smelled a strange odor all night. Officers could smell something burning while on the front porch and narrowed it down to the mulch bed in between the step and the garage. The report said it was possibly from a cigarette thrown there the night before, but was not confirmed. The fire department extinguished the smoldering mulch.

— A possible overdose was reported at 7:17 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of Newgarden. The person had already left before police arrived. Fire department personnel reported seeing a male in an alley between West Wilson and West Pershing, but police did not find the person.

— Police responded at 4:41 a.m. Monday to Newgarden Avenue for a report of a suspicious person hanging around. No one was found.

— A dispute was reported in the 200 block of North Cunningham Road at 10:41 p.m. Sunday. Officers spoke to both parties. Due to conflicting stories, information will be sent to the prosecutor for review for possible charges.

— Police were called at 10:08 p.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of East State Street to check the well-being of a male wearing a bright shirt, dark shorts and sandals possibly passed out behind a business. The male had already left and could not be found.

— Loud persons were reported screaming outside at 9:39 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Fair Avenue. A female resident said she and her mother had an argument about the mother’s alcohol consumption, but everything was ok.

— Police were told at 9:31 p.m. Sunday about a small child walking alone without any shoes on the West State Street bridge. Officers located the child on West State near Jennings and learned he was 6 years old and left home from the 1100 block of Prospect Street to look for his father. Police took him home and made contact with the parents who were actively searching for him. Perry Township police were advised and responded. A report will be sent to Children Services.

— A man from East Sixth Street came to the station at 7:31 p.m. Sunday regarding threats, saying he received an audio message from a known female who said a male known to him was going to put a gun to his head. He was provided options for handling the incident.

— Debris was reported in the road at Southeast Boulevard and Oak at 7:26 p.m. Sunday. A caller said a neighbor placed bagged leaves and a branch that was obstructing them from backing out of their driveway. Officers checked the area and located the items on the road, placing them on the curb lawn.

Perry Township

— Police at 9:50 p.m. Sunday responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street to assist Salem Police officers who found a juvenile that had run away from his mother who lives in the township. The juvenile was returned to the parents.

— A large tree reportedly fell in the road in the area of Benton and Allen roads at 8:50 p.m. Sunday. The fire department assisted.

— Police were called at 4:02 a.m. Sunday to the area of state Route 45 south of Salem Grange Road to assist the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a probable cause search during a traffic stop. The search of the vehicle yielded suspected marijuana, a marijuana pipe, THC cartridges and Adderall pills.

— A man was reported walking north in the road on state Route 45 at 3:43 a.m. Sunday. He told officers he was walking to a residence just north of the Kent State Salem campus, so they gave him a courtesy ride to the home.

— Police responded to the 1500 block of Madison Street for a female to be removed at 10:50 p.m. Saturday, but when officers arrived, she had already left and they learned there was an active warrant for her arrest. Police started searching and the female came back to the residence with her boyfriend in a vehicle, claiming after the vehicle was stopped that she was assaulted by her boyfriend. She also said he punched the windshield, causing it to shatter. While talking with police, she said she wanted to harm herself by walking in front of a train. Officers had her taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by KLG for evaluation. Due to confusing stories about the incident, police will forward information to the prosecutor for review.

— Possible prowlers were reported at 10:02 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of Stewart Road where a resident said someone pulled on their front and back doors. A neighbor said it was the juveniles who live next door. An officer spoke to the juveniles’ father, who said he would speak to them and that it won’t happen again.

— Harassment was reported at 9:34 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of Elberon Avenue, where a woman said a person threatened her on social media regarding an item she was selling. She showed the message from the person saying they thought she had hacked their account. She was told to block the person and have no further contact with them.

— Alarms were reported at 3:38 p.m. Saturday on East Pidgeon Road and at 4:06 p.m. Friday on Hunt Road. Both properties were secure.

— Police spoke to two people walking on Georgetown Road at 3:39 a.m. Saturday. They said they were walking to a residence on Prospect Street Extension. One of them had an active warrant, but they were out of the pickup radius and were not taken into custody. Both were told to stay out of the road.

— A suspicious vehicle was seen in the area of Cry Baby Bridge off of Egypt Road at 12:48 a.m. Friday. The people were told to move along.

Goshen Police District

— Aaron M. Roach, 30, Alliance, was cited for driving under suspension and speed following a traffic stop at Fifth Street and Barber Avenue in Beloit at 8:50 a.m. July 28.

— William Blake Royal, 22, West Middletown Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 7600 block of Salem Unity Road at 2 a.m. July 30 in which he was westbound on a motorcycle and allegedly swerved to miss a deer, driving off the north side of the roadway and into a deep ditch. According to the report, Royal attempted to remove the motorcycle from the ditch, but was unsuccessful and left the scene without contacted police.

— Anthony Joseph Pritchard, 28, Redwood Drive, Beloit, was cited for no motorcycle endorsement, expired registration, fictitious plates and speed following a traffic stop on state Route 165 near Goshen Road at 9:20 p.m. July 30. An officer observed him speeding near Lisbon Road, but Pritchard did not stop until that officer stopped pursuit and another officer initiated the stop. Pritchard told officers he did not know the first officer was attempting to stop him.

— Jerel Dean Cutlip, 45, North Main Street, Beloit; and Jordan Daniel Wright, 30, Pinehurst, N.C., were both charged with misdemeanor assault after officers responded to the North Main Street home at 2:41 a.m. Aug. 2 in reference to an assault. Residents of the home said there had been an argument between two of them regarding finances and Cutlip interrupted them, leading to a physical altercation between him and Wright. Cutlip also allegedly struck one of the residents in the head, knocking him unconscious. The resident knocked unconscious was transported by Beloit EMS to hospital for treatment.

— Eric W. Uphold, 49, Goshen Road, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of Geauga County after a patrolling officer observed him driving at state Routes 156 and 45 at 7:39 p.m. Aug. 2 and knew him to have the warrant for his arrest. While being transported to the Mahoning County Jail for extradition, Uphold told officers he had had a heart attack a couple days earlier and was having chest pains and trouble breathing. Canfield EMS met the cruiser and transported Uphold to St. Elizabeth’s Health Center in Youngstown where he was turned over to the facility’s police department.

Columbiana

– A man reported that while sitting at the traffic light at state Routes 46 and 14 something hit the top of his car, shattering his glass sunroof at 3:46 p.m. Monday.

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