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August 24, 2012
Salem News


- An officer responded to the 600 block of Park Avenue regarding an alleged assault reported at 11:48 a.m. Thursday. A man at the residence said his brother refused to help him clean the house and the brother then punched him in the arm and left before police arrived. The information will be sent to the prosecutor.

- A woman in the 1100 block of Oak Street called at 10:34 a.m. Thursday to report a theft from her bank account, noting the card was used to purchase $100 in gasoline at Circle K West at 10:10 a.m. and an attempt to use the card was made at Country Pantry in Ellsworth at 10:37 a.m., but was declined due to insufficient funds. The card was cancelled by her and the bank.

- Police responded to the 500 block of East Third Street at 3:41 a.m. Thursday for an injured male. An officer made contact outside the residence with the man who had visible injuries to his head. He was unable to speak English, but the injuries were determined to be from him crashing his bicycle. He was transported to Salem Community Hospital by EMT Ambulance.

- A woman reported at 2:57 a.m. Thursday that her 16-year-old son ran away from home again and was last seen on Wednesday. She woke up to check on him and make sure he was home and found he was not in or near the residence at 2 a.m. A missing person report was filed.

- A suspicious male was reported in the 700 block of Franklin Avenue at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday. When contacted by police, he said he just got off work and was talking to a friend on the phone. The man resides in the area.

- A woman in the 500 block of Aetna Street reported at 10:57 p.m. Wednesday that her granddaughter's bicycle was stolen from in front of her residence. A second bicycle parked out front was left alone.

- A domestic dispute was reported at 9:42 p.m. Wednesday at an apartment building on Vine Avenue. Officers heard what sounded like a verbal disagreement in an apartment and discovered a boyfriend and girlfriend having a disagreement. No threats of violence occurred.

- An officer on patrol at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday saw a silver vehicle parked in the 100 block of Fair Avenue with no visible registration anywhere. The officer found a person at a nearby residence and learned it was a dealership car. The person placed a dealer registration into the vehicle to make it legal to park on the street.

- A resident in the 300 block of Ohio Avenue called at 7:47 p.m. Wednesday to report someone entered and committed a theft offense. Next door neighbors said they had not seen anyone at the residence.

- A man on Vine Avenue wanted to speak to an officer at 7:08 p.m. Wednesday, asking for advice about a medical condition his daughter is suffering from. Another relative has legal custody. The officer told him to seek treatment for her if he feels it's necessary.

- A man reported at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday that he lost his wallet in Walmart three days ago and employees found the wallet and returned it to him, but his driver's license and several other identification cards were missing. He wanted it reported in case the cards turn up.

- A dog at large was reported in the 300 block of Sharp Avenue at 2:01 p.m. Wednesday. An officer found one dog tied out back and the other dog in question wasn't seen.

- Police were called at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday to check the well-being of a man seen stumbling in the area of Prospect Street. The person was found on Sharp Avenue and had not taken his blood pressure pills, but was okay. He had just walked to the store and was almost home.


-An East Lincoln Way woman reported Wednesday a woman she knows used her personal information to obtain a cell phone, which has since been deactivated.

- A West Chestnut Street woman reported at 1:41 a.m. Thursday there was a bat in her house and she did not know how to get rid of it. Office Michelle Wiley managed to capture the bat and set it free.


Someone reported at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday a woman drives at a high rate of speed into town on Fairfield every morning. Police checked but did not find the vehicle.

- At 10:30 a.m. Wednesday a man gave police bullets he found in his garage and requested they be disposed of.

- Bruce Letson, Columbiana, was arrested on an assault warrant through the county sheriff at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday.

- At 1:30 p.m. Wednesday someone reported a road rage incident took place on Route 46 near New Buffalo Road earlier in the day.

- Carole J. Prestley, 64, Susan Lane, Girard, was stopped in traffic on North Main at 2 p.m. Wednesday and was rear-ended by William H. Croskey II, 32, Union Street, who failed to stop in time. Croskey was cited for assured clear distance ahead.

Someone reported at 9:26 p.m. Wednesday a dog was barking on Duquesne. Police went to the area and heard a dog bark one time at a residence that was outside city limits.



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