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November 24, 2012
Salem News


- The clerk from Smith Oil reported at 8:54 a.m. Friday a woman locked her keys inside her vehicle. Police were able to gain entry.

- A woman reported at 2:27 p.m. Friday she locked her nephew in the car on Washington Street near the Methodist Church. Entry was gained before police arrived.

- A woman reported at 3:07 p.m. Friday her son called her in a panic from a home on Sherman Street, telling her his girlfriend came at him with a butcher knife.


- A Whinnery Road resident reported at 2:47 p.m. Friday that someone unknown removed money from his bank account without his permission. The withdrawals occurred during the past few days from overseas.

- Police were notified by the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office about 12 hangup 911 calls from an address in the 100 block of Roosevelt Avenue, but when officers checked, they found no such address. They checked with two residences in the area and the people there said they did not call. Officers also checked parking lots in the area and found no one in distress.

- Police were called at 11 a.m. Friday to the 300 block of East Seventh Street for a domestic dispute in progress. A woman and her two teenage sons accused each other of pushing or punching one another. Nobody had any marks on them and it was agreed for them to separate for the day.

- A set of keys was reported found left in a used vehicle at a business in the 100 block of Continental Drive at 4:04 a.m. Friday. The keys were removed and placed in an overnight dropoff box.

- Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 3:41 a.m. and 2:29 a.m. Friday for disputes. The first time a woman reported a verbal altercation between her two adult sons and said one left before police arrived.The second call involved someone getting agitated and beginning to trash the inside of the residence. The person left and could not be found.

- Police were called at 2:10 a.m. Friday for a report of two suspicious males walking in the area of the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue yelling. Two males matching the description were found in the 500 block of East Fourth Street, but police determined there were no problems.

- Police were called at 11:25 p.m. Thursday regarding an abandoned bicycle in the 300 block of East Second Street. The bicycle was taken to the police station.

- A caller at 11:07 p.m. Thursday reported possible trespassers inside a vacant residence in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue. Police located an unsecured door and checked the interior, finding nobody inside. Nothing appeared to be damaged or out of order.

- An officer on patrol at 10:37 p.m. Thursday found a bicycle abandoned in the 1000 block of East State Street and took it to the police station.

- Police were called at 8:41 p.m. Thursday to the 2900 block of East State Street for a report of a possible intoxicated man and a parking problem involving a red car somewhere in the plaza in front of Walmart. Officers did not locate anyone or any red vehicle.

- Police responded to the 800 block of East Sixth Street for a dispute at 8:29 p.m. Thursday, with people present reporting a female was in an argument with a male in the apartment. She left and then came back arguing over personal property. She left before police arrived.

- Police responded to a report at 8:25 p.m. Thursday about a parking problem in the plaza in the 2900 block of East State Street where several persons parked in a non-parking area in an access drive located behind the plaza. Vehicles had parked at each end of the plaza blocking the access drive. An officer had no way of knowing the location of the vehicle owners and explained to a person whose vehicle was blocked in that this was private property and there was nothing the officer could do. The person was told he would just have to wait until someone returned to move the blocking vehicle.

- An officer responded at 8:09 p.m. Thursday to the plaza in the 2700 block of East State Street where someone dropped a set of keys which then fell into a covered storm drain basin. The officer removed the storm grate and was able to retrieve the keys from the bottom of the basin and return the grate over the basin.

- A woman in the 800 block of East Sixth Street reported at 7:51 p.m. Thursday that a male known to her damaged the right rear quarter panel on her vehicle by hitting the vehicle with an object, causing a dent.

- Police responded to a report at 7:30 p.m. Thursday of an irate Black Friday shopper in front of Sears in the plaza at 2350 E. State St. An officer checked the area but did not see anyone acting out and was not flagged down by anyone. The officer stayed in the parking lot for several minutes but saw nothing out of the ordinary.

- A officer on patrol at 6:41 p.m. Thursday saw a vehicle in the weeds at the rear of a business in the 1500 block of Salem Parkway West and found the vehicle was stuck and did not display visible registration. An attempt will be made to contact the owner of the business.

- Police were called at 6:04 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street for a verbal dispute involving several family members. They all agreed to go their separate ways for the evening.

- Police responded to the 1400 block of East State Street at 5:46 p.m. Thursday to check on a transformer possibly arcing. No electrical arcing was observed, but the transformer was creating an abnormal sound which was nearly constant. The pole number was being forwarded to the appropriate utility agency.

- Police were called at 5:34 p.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard for an ongoing problem between two juveniles not getting along. They were told to stay away from each other.



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