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January 7, 2013
Salem News


- Police made a traffic stop at the S. Broadway and Franklin avenue intersection for no tail light at 1:02 a.m. and the driver, Pail R. Faulkner, 32243 Hoopes Road, Salem, was charged with possession of marijuana, a minor misdemeanour.

- Police responded to the Mound St. and Washington Ave. intersection at 5:06 a.m. Sunday for a report of suspicious activity and observed a man and woman arguing in the road. the man appeared to have punched a truck. Officers located the two in back of a truck engaged in a sex act. Officers also smelled alcoholic beverage on both and Joshua R. Heacock and Susan C. Crean, 410 Benton Road, #15, were both charged with underage consumption.

- Police responded to the 2300 block of E. State St. at 3:06 p.m. Saturday where a 15-year-old girl shoplifted and $8 item. She was charged with delinquency and released to a family member.

- Police checked Centennial Park at 5:14 p.m. Saturday and located a vehicle matching the description in a reckless operation complaint. The driver denied any offense.

- Police responded to the 900 block of E. 3rd St. at 5:42 p.m. for a domestic situation in progress. A man said his wife had a knife and wanted to kill herself. She admitted to that and was taken to the hospital.

- Police responded to the 1800 block of E. State St. at 5:51 p.m. Saturday where an allegedly intoxicated man was actually have medical problems and was taken to the hospital.

- Police responded to the 500 block of W. 8th St. at 9:17 p.m. Saturday where a female advised of receiving a harassing/obscene text message and wanted it documented. An officer called the number and the person answering said her friend had her phone at the time, but she had it now and would take care of the problem.

- Police responded to the 1000 block of E. 3rd St. at 10:13 p.m. Saturday where the complainant said her juvenile son had not been home since noon. He was entered into LEADS.

- Police responded to a civil property dispute in the 200 block of W. 10th St. at 11:11 a.m. Saturday.

- A complainant in the 500 block of E. Pershing St. advised police at 9:58 p.m. Saturday that a few juveniles said someone was following them but had fled the area. An officer provided them with a ride to a residence.


-Michelle Seidner, Maple Street, reported Saturday her children heard a loud banging noise and she found a hole in the front window of her home. Officers said they could not determine what caused the hole but noted a ballpeen hammer had been sitting on the porch for some time.

- Officers responded to a complaint of a vehicle parked on the roadway near Chestnut Street and contacted the owner, who agreed to move it.

- Casey Reynolds, West Lincoln Way, reported receiving a text message, "I can't wait to see you," from her estranged husband that she deemed threatening. Officers said nothing in the message could be construed as threatening. She also reported her 13-year-old son was refusing to return from his father's home. Officers spoke with the boy, who agreed to return home.

-A caller reported a reckless driver on North Market Street Sunday afternoon, but officers were unable to locate it.

- Paul Gresh, Pritchard Avenue, reported a window busted out of his wife's car Sunday afternoon.

-A caller reported a disabled vehicle with missing wheel on Saltwell Road behind the fairgrounds Friday.

- Responding to an alarm at the Presbyterian Church on East Chestnut Street, officers found everything secure.

- Officers responded to a complaint of someone parked in an alley off East Lincoln Way, playing loud music in his vehicle, and the man said he would turn it off.

- An officer saw a vehicle stuck in a snow bank by the car wash and was advised by driver Coty Heverly that he was "messing around" and thought he could drive his car over the bank without getting stuck. A wrecker was called to pull out the vehicle, and Heverly was given the bill. The report did not include an age or address for Heverly, who was not charged.

- A vehicle driven by Melissa R. Reynolds-Anderson, 37, Darner Road, was stopped in traffic on U.S. Route 30 Saturday when it was reportedly rear-ended by a northbound vehicle driven by Brandi L. Cope, Brookield Avenue.


- Employees of Dollar General reported a man came in, took two packages of T-shirts and left the store, going up College Street. They didn't know the man's name but said he does this on a regular basis.

- Called to a fight on Prospect Street, officer were told by Luke Morris a woman he knows started an argument then struck him with a metal snow shovel. He suffered a cut finger. She could not be located.

- Eli Murphy, Bradshaw Avenue, reported the sun porch window and back door glass broken at his residence.

- Michael S. Labi, 20, Garfield Street, reported his vehicle keyed and the windshield broken, possibly by people with whom he has been having problems. He gave a list of those names to officers.

- Responding to a report of a woman kidnapped on Pennsylvania Avenue, officers were advised by a witness the father of her baby told her to get into the car and she complied, with no physical force involved.

- John Pinto, Harvey Avenue, reported more than 100 windshield wiper blades stolen from a storage garage he keeps at the Port Authority building. There was no forced entry, leading him to speculate it might be someone with a key or garage door opener to the PA.



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