Police Reports


— Police were called at 1:09 a.m. Wednesday to a burglary in progress in the 700 block of East Sixth Street where officers found the front door kicked in and spoke to two household members inside, who allowed them to search the interior. They did not want to pursue criminal charges. The suspect was gone. Officers were dispatched back to the residence at 1:56 a.m. to recover drug paraphernalia, which was then destroyed.

— A domestic was reported at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Walnut where police discovered the dispute was verbal only with no signs of physical violence. One person was leaving to de-escalate the situation.

— A resident in the 100 block of Roosevelt reported suspicious activity at 6:11 p.m. Tuesday. Police gathered information.

— A man from Enon Valley, Pa. contacted police at 4:56 p.m. Tuesday about a theft that occurred at Fresh Mark on South Lincoln Avenue, saying his wallet from taken from his locker at work.

— Police checked at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday on a van illegally parked for some time not moving on South Ellsworth at Franklin, learning it was the same van from several hours earlier that was disabled. The driver had not contacted anyone for assistance and was still waiting on her boyfriend. Police had the vehicle towed because it was still in the road, had a flat tire and probably wouldn’t run and would become a hazard after dark. Police had first checked on the van at 11:19 a.m. when the driver said her boyfriend was coming on his lunch break and she had run out of gas.

— Police responded at 2:43 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of East Sixth Street for a person to be removed, but no contact was made.

— An officer checked on a car fire near Cunningham Road near Advance Auto involving a blue Chevy Cruze. The fire department arrived and checked on it and a tow truck was called.

— City police assisted Perry Township at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Pembrooke with a male making threats of self-harm.

— Police responded with fire department medics to the 1900 block of Quaker Lane at 12:51 p.m. Tuesday for a medical emergency.

— Morgan Rae Little, 22, of Columbiana, was cited for failure to yield right of way after attempting to turn left off of Continental onto East State in front of a vehicle driven by Dillion Steed, 24, of Salem, causing a collision at 12:46 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.

— A Salem man at 11:27 a.m. Tuesday reported he lost his prescription medication.

— A man reported at 9:27 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Morris Avenue that a vehicle belonging to his elderly mother was damaged during the storm Sunday when a tree branch fell and damaged the windshield and hood.

— An officer at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday found a CCW card for carry conceal on East Sixth Street and was unable to reach the owner. The card was placed in lost and found.

— A man in the 100 block of West Seventh Street reported at 7:46 a.m. Tuesday that his van’s left rear tire was cut with a sharp object causing it to go flat. He said this wasn’t the first time for a tire being damaged.

— An alarm was reported in the 2500 block of East State Street at a closed business at 6:53 a.m. Tuesday. The exterior was secure.


— Police were called at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday to Pembrooke for a male threatening to end his life with a .40-caliber handgun. He refused to talk with police and wanted officers to go away, coming out on the balcony and yelling at police to leave. His ex-girlfriend handed police the handgun she removed from his vehicle after he threatened to use it on himself.

— Police spoke with a woman on West Perry at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday regarding her ex-boyfriend leaving the state and putting all the furniture and clothing in a storage unit in Canal Fulton in his name only. She couldn’t get access and was told to contact an attorney.

— Police responded to Salem Acres at 4:26 p.m. Monday to attempt contact with a woman whose son was at the school bus garage because no one was home. Police found no one there, then the school transportation director called back and said the mother picked up the child.

— Police checked the railroad crossing gate on South Lincoln Avenue at 11:43 a.m. Monday to see if it was working properly. The gate was up. Norfolk Southern was also contacted.


— Police responded to a report of a private property hit-skip crash in the parking lot of R&L Carriers at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday. The matter is under investigation.

— Officer were dispatched to Beechwood Drive to take a report about menacing at 11:31 p.m. Tuesday.


— An officer checked the welfare of a resident on West North Avenue at 11:38 a.m. Friday. He spoke with a family member, who advised that the person was fine.


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