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January 8, 2013
Salem News


- Police were dispatched to the area of Newgarden Avenue and Arch Street at 3:11 p.m. Monday for an alleged intoxicated driver. An officer found the vehicle traveling north on Newgarden Avenue and followed the vehicle to North Ellsworth Avenue and East Fourth Street, but did not see any traffic violations.

- A man in the 400 block of South Broadway Avenue called at 11:10 a.m. Monday to report a matter involving his new girlfriend and her old boyfriend who allegedly caused a disturbance in Perry Township. She did not want to report it. The old boyfriend allegedly made threats towards the man, who lives in city and said he didn't want him to come to his residence. He was told she should file a report with Perry Township Police and possibly see about filing a civil protection order.

- A man from Merle Road met with police at a North Ellsworth Avenue location at 10:51 a.m. Monday and said on Saturday, a person unknown to him got into his bank account through the Internet and removed money without his permission. His bank advised him to file a police report. The report said it involved a place from the Philippines and he called them and they knew nothing and hardly spoke any English.

- Police responded to a report at 10:14 a.m. Monday of a male causing a disturbance at a business in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue. An officer located him at Sparkle Market, fitting the description. He said he did not cause a disturbance and was told to leave and he did. He was told to stay away from the business if he could not remain calm.

- A man in the 600 block of Park Avenue reported at 2:47 a.m. Monday that he was assaulted Sunday morning by a male he only knows by the first name Rich after the male confronted him about taking $10 from him. He said he was grabbed by the throat and punched in the face five or six times. No injuries were observed, but he told police there was a cut to his lower gums inside his mouth.

- A woman who said she had been cleaning out a closet was told to keep the noise down after police responded to a noise complaint in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue at 2:18 a.m. Monday.

- Cierra Sokol, 18, Salem, was cited for reasonable control after police on patrol at 12:48 a.m. Monday in Centennial Park noticed a car in the park after hours and found the operator had lost control of her vehicle on wet snow/icy pavement, causing her to run over a curb and into the landscaping median. The incident caused damage to the vehicle and the landscaping, with the vehicle becoming stuck and being towed from the scene. Sokol was picked up by a friend.

- Police responded to an alarm activation at 7:46 p.m. Sunday at a business in the 2900 block of East State Street, where the front door was found unsecured, but the main steel gate was secure. The outer perimeter of the building appeared secure and the keyholder responded with the interior checked and appearing fine. The main door was properly secured.

- A domestic was reported in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 7:34 p.m. Sunday, with both persons involved reporting a verbal dispute with no physical violence. Both decided to leave until the situation calmed down.

- Police were called at 5:01 p.m. Sunday for juveniles running into traffic in the area of Southeast Boulevard and East State Street. Two juveniles were found and denied running into traffic, but said they had crossed traffic. Both were given a courtesy ride home.

- A resident in the 400 block of South Madison Avenue reported at 4:25 p.m. Sunday that a man who shoveled her driveway continues to show up at her home wanting money. Officers were familiar with the man and told her options for dealing with the situation. Another officer located the man and told him the consequences if he returns to her home.

- Mark Lauffer, of 7829 St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Lisbon, was taken into custody for an outstanding arrest warrant out of Columbiana County after police were called to the 2400 block of Bentley Road at 2:08 p.m. Sunday for a vehicle stuck in a field. After they located the vehicle, which was freed by a tow truck, they identified the driver, Lauffer, and discovered the warrant. He was turned over to a deputy from the Sheriff's Office.

- Howard Leasure Jr., 40, of 445 Sharp Ave., was taken into custody at his residence at 12:25 p.m. Sunday on a warrant for failure to appear and was taken to the county jail.

- A reckless driver was reported at Roosevelt Avenue and East Third Street at 11:29 a.m. Sunday. An officer located the vehicle in a driveway and made contact with the driver to check on their status. All was found to be okay, with the driver saying they were just tired from lack of sleep.


- Timothy Price, 19, of Southington, Corey Bauer, 20, of Jamestown, N.Y. and Bryce Tricker, 20, of Warren, were each charged with underage consumption after a traffic stop at 2:20 a.m. Monday on U.S. Route 62/Route 45 bypass at Benton Road. They were passengers in a vehicle in which the driver was given a verbal warning for a traffic violation.

- Korey J. Whitman, 20, whose address was listed as unknown, was taken into custody at a Prospect Street apartment at 1:16 p.m. Sunday for an active warrant out of Columbiana County. He was turned over to a deputy with the Sheriff's Office.

- Police were called to the 400 block of Benton Road for a report at 11:12 a.m. Sunday of vicious dogs running around and chasing people. Police found the dogs to be friendly and they were returned to their residence.

- An officer on patrol at 12:18 a.m. Sunday saw a door on a vehicle standing open with no persons around on Wisconsin. The officer contacted the property owner who said the vehicle belonged to a friend of his son who had just arrived, so it must be accidental.

- Police were called at 9:20 p.m. Saturday to the 1000 block of Colonial Drive to remove an intoxicated person from a residence after they were involved in an altercation. The report said all the people at the residence were under the influence and a taxi service was not immediately available, so police gave the person and their parent transportation to their home.

- A caller at 6:42 p.m. Saturday reported seeing a flashlight light bobbing up and down in the neighbor's back yard on Conser Drive and believed it was suspicious. An officer responded and found a satellite company employee installing equipment and confirmed it was legitimate.


- Someone reported at 3:17 a.m. Saturday a man was walking around Pizza Hut looking into all the windows. Police checked the area but did not see the man.

- Thomas Mundy Jr., 30, New Waterford, was arrested on a county sheriff's warrant following a traffic stop on Columbiana-Waterford Road at 6:48 a.m. Saturday. He was turned over to a sheriff's deputy.

- A North Pearl Street man reported at 11:42 a.m. Saturday someone broke into his house through the basement and stole some money.

- Someone reported at 5:46 p.m. Saturday someone was open burning close to the trailer lot behind United Rentals. Police checked the area but did not see a fire of any kind.

- A man reported at 8:42 p.m. Saturday someone changed the sign at Dairy Queen to say something obscene. Police removed the letters and returned them to the owner.



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