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July 13, 2013
Salem News


- Police responded to the 200 block of North Madison Avenue at 10:11 a.m. Thursday and met with the complainant and the housing inspector. The complainant advised she called the housing department in reference to her rental unit and the landlord arrived and became irate and made threats toward the complainant using obscenities. It was learned the complainant can't stay there until things are repaired and she is staying with a relative. The complainant had told the landlord of the need for repairs and the inspector advised the landlord who said he was attempting to contact a person to do the repairs. The housing officer gave the complainant a report number.

- A woman was reported out in the road in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday but police were unable to locate anyone.

- Police responded to the 600 block of Fair Avenue at 7:39 a.m. Friday for a report of a domestic in progress and one person had already left. It was verbal only with no physical violence.

- Police responded to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 7:02 a.m. Friday where a city firetruck was struck without receiving visible damage. The truck was on an emergency call when a motorist backed into it.

- Police received a report on station at 4 a.m. Friday from a cab driver with an intoxicated fare that had passed out in the cab. An officer awoke the person and the cab driver wanted him out of the cab due to prior behavior. Police afforded the person a ride to their residence.

- Police in the 500 block of East 4th Street at 2:59 a.m. Friday observed two men who appeared to be intoxicated in the parking lot. One struck a road sign with his hand and they were were walking home. They said they would go directly home.

- Police responded to the 1200 block of East Pershing Street at 2:37 a.m. Friday for a domestic in progress that was verbal only with no physical violence. Both agreed to separate for the evening.

- Police responded to the 500 block of East State Street at 4:19 p.m. Thursday regarding a report of a large group of juveniles behind a business who were gone when police arrived.

- Police responded to the 1400 block of Allen Road at 5:12 p.m. Thursday where a business had two employees that had allegedly been caught stealing metal. Dane Boykin, 1206 Shadowlawn Dr., and Thomas A. Reynolds, 875 W. Spruce Ave., both of Ravenna, were charged with theft and taken to the county jail.

- Police received a report on station from a resident in the 2200 block of Southeast Boulevard who advised a company continued charging his ex-wife's diet order that she placed a while back. He wanted it documented.

- Police responded to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 6:04 p.m. Thursday for a domestic in progress over child custody. Both people were advised to go their separate ways.

- Police responded to the 2300 block of East State Street at 6:42 p.m. Thursday for a report of an unattended child in a vehicle. Police were unable to locate it.

- A complainant in the 500 block of Franklin Avenue advised police at 8:22 p.m. Thursday that someone was placing trash in a roll-off dumpster. Police spoke to the neighbors and all denied it.

- A complainant in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue advised at 8:52 a.m. Thursday that their son's BMX bike was taken from the garage.

- Police responded to the 200 block of West Wilson Street at 9:10 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised of threatening phone calls from a known woman in reference to a relative. Nothing threatening was reported but it was occurring day and night.

- Police received a complaint of an assault in the 200 block of West Wilson Street on station at 1:29 p.m. Thursday. It will be referred to the county prosecutor's office.


- Police responded to the 2200 block of state Route 45 at 2:14 a.m. Friday after the sheriff requested assistance with a domestic problem involving a knife. The woman suspect had fled the area on foot and she couldn't be found after the area was checked.

- Police responded to the 100 block of Georgetown Road at 12 a.m. Thursday for a report of threats of harassment. Salem police took a report of threats from a person and Perry Township police took a report of a property dispute. The complainant was advised it was a civil matter and to contact an attorney or surveyor. The complainant said that they did and were abiding by their guidance. They were advised not to destroy any property until the matter was worked out in court.

- A Liberty Street resident called at 5:35 p.m. Thursday to advise that within the past month someone had tampered with their outside central air conditioning unit. The repair estimate was $70. Someone had removed the module from inside the power unit and replaced it upside down.

- While on patrol in the 600 block of Brittany Lane at 4:55 p.m. Thursday a parent of a child just bitten by a neighbor's dog while in the neighbors yard, flagged an officer down. The child was transported by the parent to the hospital and information from the dog owner was collected showing it was licensed and current on all the shots.

- After making a traffic stop in the 1900 block of state Route 9 at 1:21 p.m. Thursday for fictitious plates, Gary E. Phillips, 10194 Main St., Hanoverton, was operating under two open child support suspensions and was cited for driving under suspension and fictitious plates. A passenger, Gary L. Phillips, 11700 state Route 644, Kensington, charged with an open container and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

- The Perry Township road department contacted police at 11:47 a.m. Thursday about items located along the road where they were working. Police recovered a wallet and a check book belonging to a man who had been arrested earlier on an outstanding warrant from East Liverpool and had been transported to the county jail.


- A woman reported at 1:50 p.m. Thursday a small gray car on South Main Street near Harmony Village was in the same place for nearly 20 minutes with the engine running. Police checked the area but the vehicle was no longer there.


-Officers responded Thursday night to an East Lincoln Way residence for two juveniles fighting. The fight stemmed from one of the juveniles slamming a door, causing a disturbance. Both juveniles were released to their guardians and all statements were sent to the prosecutor.

- A East Lincoln Way woman called to report being locked in a shed. Officers arrived to hear her voice inside the structure and were able to open the door, which had closed behind her. She told officers she had only been inside about 10 minutes.

-A state Route 154 woman reported Friday afternoon she was at her mailbox when a goat walked up to her. Officers said a neighbor reported seeing a man in a truck stop and unload the goat on the side of the road. After the man tried to entice the goat to go into the woods, he drove off. Since the goat was apparently abandoned, a resident provided it with water, food and shelter for the time being.

- A caller at Circle K reported Thursday afternoon a small child left unattended in a vehicle for a long time. A man was questioned and told officers he parked in front of the store so he could see the vehicle and had run in long enough to buy a bottle of pop. He was advised not to leave the child unattended again.

-An East Lincoln Wa woman called Thursday to report a man she knows keeps coming to her residence asking for money and cigarettes and she wants him to stay away. She was advised to call when he is there and an officer will respond.

-Callers reported a skinny woman at the traffic light at Jerome and North Market streets, asking for a ride to McDonald's. Officers saw a woman fitting the description walking in the area but doing nothing illegal.



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