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April 27, 2012
Salem News


- Kari Stahl, of 481 Franklin Ave., was charged with underage consumption after police were called at 2:31 a.m. Thursday to the 600 block of Prospect Street for a fight between her and another woman. They declined to take action against each other. Stahl was taken to Salem Community Hospital due to an injury to her forehead and for being under the influence.

- An officer on patrol at 9:56 p.m. Wednesday saw a large amount of Central Shopper papers scattered on the road on South Broadway from East Wilson to Columbia Street. A note was left for the street department.

- Police were called at 9:51 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue for an intoxicated person trying to get into a vehicle and drive. Neither the person nor the vehicle were found.

- A woman in the 500 block of West Eighth Street called at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday to report damage to the window screens at the rear of her residence.

- A resident of the 600 block of Franklin Avenue, reported at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday that he was paying for gas at Smith Oil on State Street and when he went to leave, he was missing $100. He believed the money fell to the ground when he was paying and an unknown person picked it up. Video surveillance was being reviewed.

- An anonymous caller at 8:58 p.m. Wednesday reported a vehicle operating on expired plates. An officer checked the length of Pershing Street and did not find the vehicle.

- Officers checked the area of Ohio Avenue and Franklin Avenue after receiving a complaint at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday about several bicycle riders in the street who refused to move for traffic. No bicyclists were found.

- A man in the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue reported at 7:44 p.m. Wednesday that his intoxicated neighbor was yelling at him for no good reason. The neighbor told an officer she was upset with him for making noise. She was told to cease contact with him and to call police if she has a problem.

- Police were called at 7:36 p.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street for a verbal altercation which was ongoing from an earlier incident. One person was leaving. Police had been called to the same residence at 4:59 p.m. by a woman who reported her boyfriend had an altercation with her son on Monday morning. The boyfriend was making arrangements to move out. The information about the altercation was being sent to the prosecutor for review.

- An anonymous caller at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday reported a semi truck with no lights on the rear of the trailer traveling west on East State Street. The truck was not found.

- A woman in the 1100 block of East Third Street reported a reckless vehicle at 5:38 p.m. Wednesday. An officer found the vehicle and told the owner about the complaint. The owner said a woman had been trying to create problems and was likely the complainant.

- A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported a male in a gold minivan left without paying for $10.07 worth of gasoline at 5:33 p.m. Wednesday.

- A resident of the 900 block of East Fifth Street, reported at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday that an unknown person in a tan GMC Envoy struck the bottom of their fence as they were leaving the neighbor's residence. She wanted an officer to request the neighbor have her guests use caution when using the drive. An officer relayed the request to the neighbor.

- A caller at 5:18 p.m. Wednesday advised of an elderly woman walking on the road near North Cunningham and Bentley who appeared to be disoriented. An officer made contact with the woman on Bentley. She said she was okay and was now at her apartment.

- Police were called at 5:13 p.m. Wednesday to a business at 2823 E. State St. where an employee reported a woman was requesting money from people in the parking lot. Officers located the woman and told her to leave.

- Police were called to Rose Avenue at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday for an alleged parking problem, but found all the vehicles were legally parked.

- A resident of the 1100 block of Orchard Bend Drive, reported at 4:04 p.m. Wednesday that he received an e-mail that's a scam and he wanted it documented. The e-mail claimed he was entitled to a large sum of money if he submitted a minimal processing fee.

- Police were called at 4:02 p.m. Wednesday to the area of Southeast Boulevard and Oak Street for a tractor trailer off of state routes. The truck was not found.

- Mason Mercer, of Fort Maoave, Ariz., called at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday to report he was told a vehicle he owns was missing from the rear of a residence on Newgarden Avenue. An officer checked the residence and found the vehicle parked where it was supposed to be located. It did not appear the vehicle had ever been missing.

- A resident of the 400 block of East School Street, reported at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday that someone punched holes in her vehicle's radiator and scratched the left rear fender.

- A resident of the 200 block of Hawley Avenue, called at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday to request removal of a bicycle she found on her property that had been there the past 24 hours. The fire department responded and placed the bike in police storage.


- A complainant at 5:09 p.m. Wednesday reported an unknown person in a pickup cut him off after turning south from U.S. Route 62/45 to North Ellsworth Avenue. The person began to yell at him after exiting their vehicle and he drove around the person, who then began to follow him. He drove to the Perry Township Police headquarters. The other person did not follow him then.

- A caller in the 400 block of Benton Road reported at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday that an unknown person driving through the trailer park while he was outside made threatening remarks towards him.

- Candy Wiley, of 448 Columbia St., Leetonia, was charged with driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 1:16 p.m. Wednesday in the Circle K parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue.

- Lindsay Coffey, of Alliance, was charged with driving under a 12-point suspension after a traffic stop at 8:08 a.m. Wednesday on U.S. Route 62 between North Ellsworth Avenue and North Lincoln Avenue.

- Police responded at 9:30 p.m. Monday to the 1600 block of Vanburen for a domestic disturbance between a husband and wife. An officer spoke to both parties and they agreed to separate for the evening.


- Police issued a solicitor's permit for the Youngstown Vindicator at 2:21 p.m. Wednesday.

- Jamie R. Krosky, 44, North Elm Street, was stopped in traffic at 12:26 p.m. Wednesday on state Route 14 and Marcia K. Fulton, 34, Brookdale Avenue, East Palestine, was reportedly drinking from a water bottle and did not see traffic had stopped and rear-ended Krosky's vehicle. Fulton was cited for assured clear distance ahead.


- Don Henthorne reported seeing a stray chocolate Labrador running loose outside his home on Pritchard Avenue at 7:49 a..m. Thursday and so agitated his dog that it put its paw through a window, cutting its paw. He would like for the county dog warden to determine ownership so the owner can pay the veterinarian bill.

- Dan Goforth, North Beaver Street, reported Thursday a new tenant in his duplex has been blocking the driveway so he cannot leave in his vehicle. Goforth said he left a nice note on the tenant's vehicle, which was later found crumpled up on the ground.

Salem Township report

- Constable Dan Valentine received a call from a resident in the 5300 block of Lodge Road, Leetonia, advising that his bank informed him that someone in the Columbus, Ohio area tried to obtain $5,000 by using his identity and also made an attempt in West Virginia.



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