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POLICE REPORTS

SALEM

— Police responded at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday to the 800 block of West Wilson Street for a 911 hangup call. No problem was found and police had no contact with anyone at the residence in question.

— A resident in the 1200 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 9:51 p.m. Wednesday that a suspicious person looked through the front window of her home and left. Officers were unable to find anyone.

— Officers responded at 9:04 p.m. Wednesday to the apartments in the 600 block of East Sixth Street where a caller said it sounded like items were being thrown or slammed in an apartment. Police separated the parties and found there was an argument. Two of the involved people left.

— Police responded with the fire department to the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 8:29 p.m. Wednesday for a report of smoke in the residence. Police stood by, but were able to leave a short time later.

— A caller at 8:17 p.m. Wednesday reported a silver truck doing donuts in the parking lot. Officers made contact and the driver confirmed the story. The driver was warned and told to leave.

— A man on North Lincoln Avenue at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday reported possible fraud, saying he purchased a new phone case on Feb. 8 from a company on the Internet and still has not received the case. He attempted to contact the company via email and still hasn’t heard anything back.

— A woman in the 200 block of Vine Street reported at 2:07 p.m. Wednesday that she allowed a man to move into her basement and now she wants him to leave. She was told he would have to be legally evicted. The fire department was also called to the residence for a smell of natural gas.

— An anonymous person came to the station at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday to report possibly being a scam victim. He was told by police that it was a scam and options to consider.

— A dog was reported at large at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue. Officers located the animal but were unable to catch it. The humane officer was notified.

— Identity theft was reported at 10:42 a.m. Wednesday by a woman on Aetna Street who said an unknown person attempted to use her information to file for unemployment through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. She contacted the involved agencies and wanted a police report on file.

— A woman on Lexington Avenue reported at 9:51 a.m. Wednesday that a person officers previously told to cease all contact with her was still sending messages. She provided photographs of the messages. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— An audible alarm was reported at 9:09 a.m. Wednesday for a business in the 2300 block of East State Street. The exterior was secure.

PERRY TOWNSHIP

— A caller at 7:32 p.m. Wednesday requested officers check on a neighbor in the 900 block of Elberon, reporting the neighbor’s dog had been running loose for over seven hours. Officers found no one home and the dog outside in the open garage. The other neighbor contacted the homeowner who said she was at work and would return home shortly.

— A woman in the 1100 block of Benton Road reported at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday that someone filed an unemployment claim in her name. She was told to call the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services at 833-658-0394.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:14 a.m. Wednesday at a residence in the 400 block of Benton Road where a recent alleged overdose death had been reported. Police obtained the vehicle information.

— Police responded at 12:08 a.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street where a woman said her daughter took several pills prescribed to her. The fire department and KLG arrived and the juvenile was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

— Police responded at 1:52 p.m. Monday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street where a male wanted transported to Salem Regional Medical Center for a mental evaluation. While he was being walked out to the ambulance by emergency personnel, the man started beating his head on the ambulance as he walked by. He had to be restrained and officers followed the ambulance to the hospital, where he started acting out again by attempting to choke himself with his own hand. He was restrained before the cuffs were removed.

EAST PALESTINE

— Eric H. Madden was charged with open container after a traffic stop on Rebecca Street at 4:41 p.m. Wednesday.

— A citizen alerted the police to a dog that is always tied up in the rear of a South Market Street residence at 12:48 p.m. Wednesday. An officer went to the residence and found that the dog had adequate shelter and fresh food and water and didn’t appear to be in any distress.

— An officer was dispatched to a resident on Alice Street for a residence check at 1:32 a.m. Wednesday after the resident reporting hearing banging outside.

— Officers responded to a resident on East Clark Street at 2:44 p.m. Feb. 16 on the report of a man and woman arguing in the front yard, and that the woman was throwing items at the man. Officers spoke with the couple who admitted to arguing and stated that the woman threw a snow shovel at the man. Neither wished to proceed with the case and both advised that everything was fine.

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