— Brent Durk, 26, of 579 Aetna St., was charged with obstruction, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct and taken to jail after a warrant check for a wanted person in the 400 block of Sharp Street at 10:34 p.m. Thursday. The wanted person was noticed sitting in plain view through the window, but when police attempted contact, he fled to another part of the house. The homeowner gave consent to search and Durk was located and placed in custody. While officers attempted to sit him in the cruiser, he resisted while yelling profanities in a residential area.

— A man on North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 3:29 a.m. Friday that a female downloaded an application onto his phone from her own phone and was hacking into his Google account.

— Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was reported at 2:29 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of East Sixth Street where a person reportedly had been given permission to use a vehicle earlier and had not returned it.

— Officers were called at 11:43 p.m. Thursday to the 700 block of Franklin Avenue for a person to be removed. The property had separate apartments and the owner, who wasn’t there, asked that a female in one of the apartments be removed. The owner’s granddaughter said the female was a guest of the male residing in the apartment. She was told the male has a right to have whomever he wants over and that it’s a civil matter. Earlier in the day, at 3:45 p.m., officers spoke with a female with questions about residency, saying family members renting the property on Franklin that she owns allowed two other people to stay there. She and family members renting the property want the two people to leave. Since they established residency, she was told the eviction notice procedure.

— A group of people being loud was reported at 11:36 p.m. Thursday in the back parking lot in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue. They were told to keep their voices down.

— A woman in the 300 block of North Broadway reported at 10:07 p.m. Thursday that a window screen was ripped.

— Suspicious persons were reported at 9:26 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue where a caller noticed movement in a vacant house. Police responded and the tenant of the residence said she was getting her belongings before leaving. No suspicious activity was suspected.

— Police were asked at 7:01 p.m. Thursday to check the well-being of a male in the 900 block of West Pershing after his daughter in Texas said she was unable to make contact for an extended time. Contact was made with the male and no suspicious activity was suspected.

— A woman in the 600 block of West Pershing Street reported at 4:19 p.m. Thursday that she noticed a transaction on her bank statement for more than $100 from a website and said she never bought anything online. She had already contacted her bank and was told to file a police report.

— A missing license plate was reported from a business on Continental Drive at 2:06 p.m. Thursday that fell off of a vehicle between Salem and Lisbon-Canfield Road on Oct. 6.

— A resident on Ridgewood reported at 1:44 p.m. Thursday that he received a call from Amazon about becoming a Prime member and the caller claimed he would remove the charge from his account. He provided some information to the caller but did not authorize future withdrawals from his accounts. On Thursday, he found a large amount of his saving and checking accounts were drawn out to zero balances. He also reported it to the bank.

— Persons were reported soliciting in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street without a permit at 1:16 p.m. Thursday. They were told to stop until securing a permit.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 12:57 p.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Hollyhock between two adult brothers. No physical violence occurred.

— A woman at 10:39 a.m. Thursday from the 800 block of West Pershing spoke to police about a theft from a previous day to tell officers what had been stolen. She was told another officer was already investigating.


— Police were dispatched to West Wilson Street at 6:15 p.m. Thursday to speak with a woman regarding a domestic violence incident. She reported she and her husband had a dispute.

— A welfare check was requested on a juvenile at 1:31 p.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Stewart Road. The juvenile was fine and being well-cared for.

— Police responded at 1:01 p.m. Thursday to Country Club Lane for a person who took a large amount of medication in an attempt to harm themselves. The person also made comments of self-harm to police. The person was voluntarily transported by EMT to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:06 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of Campf’s Auto on Depot Road. Police found a van unoccupied with the keys in the ignition. The registered owner was contacted on Newgarden Avenue and told police that AAA dropped off the vehicle Wednesday at his request. He had no clue that the business was closed and said he would make arrangements to remove the vehicle.

— Police were called at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday to check on a person sitting along the bypass all covered up with blankets. The male said he was heading west to Indiana. When asked if he needed a ride to the township line or taken to get something to eat, he declined any assistance and said he would be moving along.


— Officers responded to South Jefferson Street for a theft complaint at 11:23 a.m. Sunday. A woman said that her daughter stole a TV from the house of her ex-husband, who had just passed away. The daughter said that the father left no will, and they were in the process of going through probate court to get the belongings sorted out. The officers advised both of them to leave the belongings until they went through court.

— Officers responded to the high school in reference to a verbal dispute in the auditorium at 6:48 p.m. Tuesday.


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