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POLICE REPORTS

September 4, 2012
Salem News

SALEM REPORTS

- A caller at 10:49 a.m. Monday reported a suspicious male wearing a brown shirt standing at the ATM at Chase Bank. Officers checked the area, but did not see anyone matching the description.

-A resident of the 300 block of South Union Avenue called at 10:22 a.m. Monday to report a sink hole in the road. An employee of the street department responded and addressed the problem.

- Police were called at 4:27 a.m. Monday to the Salem News on North Lincoln Avenue to speak to a paper carrier regarding threats he allegedly received from another carrier. He said while he was waiting outside the building, another carrier's girlfriend looked at him and made a motion as though she was cutting her throat towards him, then said to her boyfriend that "he'll get his." He also reported that a box near the restroom that's kept locked had been broken, alleging the boyfriend kicked the box and broke the hasp that secures the newspapers for the business. He said he reported the incidents to the supervisor.

- Police responded to a call at 12:49 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of Washington Avenue where a woman had three people detained in the front yard of a residence. She told police she believed the residence was vacant and saw them trying to make entry. It was determined the people were new residents and had keys.

- Police responded to a report of a man down at 9:10 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Walnut Street. The man was found to be intoxicated and had taken some unknown medication. Fire department first responders and KLG responded. The man voluntarily went to Salem Community Hospital via KLG.

- Police were called at 8:22 p.m. Sunday to the 600 block of Washington Avenue for suspicious activity at a vacant residence. Officers checked the residence and found several candles burning unattended inside. The fire department responded and officers made entry and extinguished the candles.

-Officers responded to a report at 5:18 p.m. Sunday of juvenile problems in the 1400 block of Oak Street where juveniles were located having issues getting along. They were told to go their separate ways.

- A caller at 4:40 p.m. Sunday reported a reckless operator in the 800 block of East Fifth Street where the driver of a gray car was driving fast in an alley. The car could not be located.

- Samson A. Crowl, 28, of 633 Cherry St., was charged with theft after police were called at 4:39 p.m. Sunday for an alleged shoplifting incident at a store in the Salem plaza at 2350 E. State St. An employee reported seeing a man enter the business with nothing in his pockets and then leaving the store with his pockets full. She reportedly saw him go to a red pickup, open the door and begin emptying items from his pockets into the truck. Officers responded and spoke to the owner of the vehicle who gave officers permission to search the truck. Items were found inside the truck that the owner and her boyfriend said did not belong to them. The total value of the items was $61.

- An anonymous caller at 4:24 p.m. Sunday reported a reckless operator in the area of Cunningham Road and East State Street who was all over the road. Officers found the vehicle in a parking lot and spoke to the operator who was listening to music while driving. The operator was told to be more careful.

- An assault was reported at 4:18 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of Oak Street where a female juvenile said another juvenile struck her in the back for no reason. No visible injury was observed and the girl was told to go home and get her mother and respond to the police department for a statement. The report said they had not responded to the station.

- A resident of the 200 block of Highland Avenue, reported at 3:55 p.m. Sunday that someone pushed over a railing at the rear of his residence. The damage occurred overnight.

- A woman in the 600 block of East Fourth Street reported at 1:04 p.m. Sunday that a man she knows damaged her personal property. She wanted the matter documented.

- A resident of of the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue, reported at 11:52 a.m. Sunday that sometime over the past four months, someone entered his residence and removed a cable television modem without his permission. He planned to make contact with the landlord and others to see if they had any idea where it went. There was no evidence of forced entry.

PERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTS

- Police were called at 7:40 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of West State Street for a reported neighbor dispute, finding upon arrival that two men had assaulted each other. Statements were taken and information will be sent to the prosecutor's office for review.

- A Niles woman called police at 5:16 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of West State Street for a child custody issue, reporting her ex-boyfriend was going to give her children tattoos. Police checked the children and found no signs of any tattoos. The children were returned to their mother and left.

- During a traffic stop for an equipment violation at 9:58 p.m. Saturday on Goshen Road at Colonial Drive, an officer checked the passengers for warrants and discovered William R. Pitts Jr. of Hanoverton had an active warrant through Carroll County. He was taken into custody and transported to a pre-arranged location where he was turned over to a Carroll County Sheriff's Office deputy.

COLUMBIANA REPORTS

- A fight was reported at the corner of South Main and Southern at 12:53 a.m. Friday. David Barnhart, 34, South Main Street, Columbiana, was served a warrant for a previous disorderly conduct citation. Additionally, he was warned about criminally trespassing. At 1:31 a.m. Friday, Barnhart had reportedly returned to the neighbor's pounding on the door and cussing in the backyard. He was charged with criminal trespassing and persistent disorderly conduct.

-A Pennsylvania man reported at 12:35 p.m. Friday he has been attempting to call the owner of Your Online Auction Place for several months about some items he was selling for him on eBay, but had been unable to reach the business' owner.

-The county sheriff reported a 911 call from a cell phone at at Manor Drive home at 1:56 p.m. Friday. It was believed the call was made by children playing with the phone. Police spoke to a an adult, who did not know the children had made the call.

- A man was reported in a vehicle in the McDonald's drive-through at 6:29 p.m. Friday, drinking from an open beer container.

- Three dogs were reported in a vehicle with the windows closed in the Burger King lot at 6:39 p.m. Friday. The vehicle had left when police arrived.

-A woman reported a group of children, about 2-years-old, running up and down South Middle Street at 9:14 p.m. Friday with no apparent supervision. Police found adults there.

-A suspicious man was reported in the Columbiana Manor lot at 10:13 p.m. Friday. Police found Kenneth Carlisle, who had fallen.

- A man reported his black dog missing at 11:17 p.m. Friday. Police had been told about a found dog earlier in the day and planned to contact the person who found it on Saturday so the man could pick it up.

-A neighbor reported a possible domestic situation at a home at 1:28 a.m. Saturday. Police spoke to the neighbors, who were outside and appeared to not be having any problems.

- Someone reported a magazine scam at 11:31 a.m. Saturday.

- An argument was reported at 12:19 p.m. Saturday between a man and an employee at Cashland.

- A Lakeshore Drive woman reported at 4:11 p.m. Saturday a suspicious vehicle was in front of her home. Police found the vehicle legally parked, locked and apparently belonging to a construction worker. There are several homes under construction in the area.

- Someone reported a eastbound Mercedes-Benz on state Route 14 driving recklessly at 5:21 p.m. Saturday.

- A fight was reported in the area of the H and R Block building at 11:53 p.m. Saturday.

- Duke and Duchess reported at drive off at 1:04 p.m. Sunday, with someone leaving without paying for more than $30 in gas.

- A woman reported at 2:54 p.m. Sunday there had been a fight at her home and underage drinking on the night before. She lives near the H and R Block building. Her kitchen had been torn up by those involved.

- Duke and Duchess reported another drive-off at 4:18 p.m. Sunday, this time for nearly $51. The plate information and vehicle description did not come close to matching or belonging to anyone in Columbiana. The plate also expired more than a year ago and the record shows multiple suspensions.

 
 

 

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